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Novak Djokovic accidentally hits Laver Cup doubles partner Roger Federer with ball – video

Novak Djokovic accidentally hit the ball into the back of partner Roger Federer during their Laver Cup doubles tie against Kevin Anderson and Jack Sock – both players laughed off the incident but were unable to turn their high spirits into victory Cont…

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John Millman turns sights on Novak Djokovic after Roger Federer shock

• Australian meets Wimbledon champion in US Open quarters• Millman almost quit tennis for office job five years agoJohn Millman’s nerveless destruction of Roger Federer may have sent shockwaves through the US Open and wider sporting world yet not every…

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John Millman: Federer vanquisher, Brisbane local and no Peter Dutton fan

Long in the shadow of other Australian tennis players, the world No 55’s US Open triumph has put the spotlight on himIf you don’t follow tennis you may not have known who John Millman is. You do now.On Tuesday the 29-year-old from Brisbane beat the wor…

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Roger Federer v John Millman: US Open men’s singles – live!

Updates from the fourth-round match at Flushing MeadowsWilliams relieved to emerge from tough battle with KanepiEmail jake.nevins@theguardian.com or tweet @jhnevins 1.55am BST On her 30th birthday, Carla Suarez Navarro takes down Maria Sharapova in str…

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Roger Federer hands Nick Kyrgios a lesson and makes US Open fourth round

• Swiss No 2 seed beats No 30 seed 6-4, 6-1, 7-5• Federer: ‘I was struggling to find rhythm with my backhand’Roger Federer did to Nick Kyrgios here on Saturday what his friends should have done a while ago: reminded the untamed prodigy he wil…

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US Open: Nick Kyrgios gets pep talk from umpire to set up Federer clash

• Mohamed Lahyani leaves umpire’s chair to gee up Australian • Roger Federer beats Benoît Paire in straight setsNick Kyrgios was involved in more controversy during a 4-6, 7-6 (8), 6-3, 6-0 victory over Pierre-Hugues Herbert, although this time he was …

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US Open 2018 day four: Kerber, Kvitova, Federer and more – live!

Updates from the second round at Flushing MeadowsYou can email Katy here or tweet @KatyMurrellsBattling Murray bows out against VerdascoDay four order of play at the US Open 4.27pm BST Weather watch. Federer will be pleased to hear it won’t be quite a…

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Roger Federer and Nick Kyrgios remain on course for US Open meeting

Federer eases past Yoshihito Nishioka in openerKyrgios complains of fatigue in win over Radu AlbotRoger Federer made light of energy-sapping conditions to brush past Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 in his opening match at the US Open while Nic…

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Roger Federer and Nick Kyrgios remain on course for US Open meeting

Federer eases past Yoshihito Nishioka in openerKyrgios complains of fatigue in win over Radu AlbotRoger Federer made light of energy-sapping conditions to brush past Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 in his opening match at the US Open while Nic…

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US Open 2018 day two: Federer and Kyrgios in action – live!

Updates on the second evening of tennis at Flushing MeadowsAny thoughts? Get in touch on email or tweet @rrjparkin 12.17am BST He’s chasing a 6th US open, is the Swiss legend, and both he and Nishioka are currently warming up on Arthur Ashe.Before we g…

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How Roger Federer and Serena Williams came to see themselves in each other

Ahead of what will be their 18th US Open main draw appearance, Serena Williams and Roger Federer are far more than a warrior and a maestroA few weeks before this year’s US Open, Roger Federer turned 37. A few weeks after the tournament, Serena Williams…

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US Open draw: Williams sisters face early clash as Murray eyes Del Potro tilt

Serena and Venus could meet during first week of US OpenFederer and Djokovic drawn into potential quarter-final clashUnseeded Murray could face off with Del Potro in round threeSerena and Venus Williams could be headed toward their earliest grand slam …

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US Open draw: Williams sisters face early clash as Murray eyes Del Potro tilt

Serena and Venus could meet during first week of US OpenFederer and Djokovic drawn into potential quarter-final clashUnseeded Murray could face off with Del Potro in round threeSerena and Venus Williams could be headed toward their earliest grand slam …

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Andy Murray’s changed landscape highlighted by Lendl-Zverev link-up | Kevin Mitchell

Coach tempted out of retirement by prospect of working with 21-year-old German while creaking Murray returns to US Open as an almost invisible former championWhen Andy Murray hooked up with Ivan Lendl eight years ago, he seemed convinced that, after se…

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Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in Cincinnati to complete Masters sweep

Serb becomes first player to win all nine Masters titlesUnseeded Kiki Bertens shocks Simona Halep in women’s finalNovak Djokovic finally won the tournament that had been eluding him, beating Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday for his first Cincinnati Mas…

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Roger Federer v Novak Djokovic: Cincinnati Masters men’s final – live!

Old rivals meet for first time since 2016 Australian Open semi-finalDjokovic lead players’ head-to-head record 23-22Email tom.lutz@theguardian.com or tweet @tom_lutz 9.43pm BST Our finalists are interviewed in the tunnel:“I look forward to [playing Fed…

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Serena Williams falls to Petra Kvitova in Cincinnati second-round thriller

No 8 seed Kvitova wins 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 over Williams in CincinnatiFederer advances to third round with easy win over GojowczykRoger Federer made a successful return to the Western & Southern Open on Tuesday.The day wasn’t so great for Serena Williams…

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Ronaldo and Serena defy the race against time for elite athletes | Paul MacInnes

Athletes confront middle age sooner than mere mortals and beating the clock is tougher each yearBeing an athlete must give you a messed-up perspective on mortality. On the one hand you are the very model of physical perfection, able to run faster, jump…

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Wimbledon day nine highlights: Anderson stuns Federer as Nadal books Djokovic date – video

Kevin Anderson pulled off a shock win  to beat top seed Roger Federer 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 and advance to the Wimbledon semi-finals. World No 1 Rafael Nadal faced a difficult road to a semi-final spot, taking almost five hours t…

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Roger Federer mortal after all and left to regret one that got away | Simon Cambers

Everyone was talking about another classic final with Nadal, and maybe a ninth title for Federer, but the Swiss suffered on No 1 Court at the hands of the inspired Kevin AndersonNo one saw that coming. Not Roger Federer, certainly not the 11,393 fans w…