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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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Lleyton Hewitt angered as Australia’s Davis Cup tie is left in limbo

Australia could be forced to play meaningless playoff New format ‘a money grab’, says team captainThe International Tennis Federation’s radical overhaul of the Davis Cup has cast doubt over Australia’s scheduled World Group playoff in Austria after the…

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Streamlined Davis Cup revamp approved despite LTA opposition

• Eighteen nations will now compete in week-long round robin• Group winners and two runners-up progress to quarter-finalsA revamp of the Davis Cup format has been voted through at the International Tennis Federation’s AGM.In November next year the comp…

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Streamlined Davis Cup revamp approved despite LTA opposition

• Eighteen nations will now compete in week-long round robin• Group winners and two runners-up progress to quarter-finalsA revamp of the Davis Cup format has been voted through at the International Tennis Federation’s AGM.In November next year the comp…

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Serena learned half-sister’s killer was freed just before shock loss to Konta

Williams opens up about career-worst loss to Konta on 1 AugustKonta’s 6-1, 6-0 win marked heaviest defeat of Serena’s careerSerena Williams has addressed the extenuating circumstances around her shocking collapse against Johanna Konta at a tournament i…

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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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Serena Williams roars back to form in crushing win over Daria Gavrilova

American loses just three sets in Cincinatti Open victoryFinal major of year, the US Open, starts in two weeksSerena Williams took just 65 minutes to beat Daria Gavrilova in the first round of the Cincinatti Open. Williams was in ominous form just a fo…

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Andy Murray comeback hits another bump with first-round loss in Cincinnati

Former world No1 loses to Lucas Pouille 6-1, 1-6, 6-4Murray easing way back after long injury layoffAndy Murray was beaten 6-1, 1-6, 6-4 by Lucas Pouille in the first round of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.Murray, back on court after pu…

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Andy Murray comeback hits another bump with first-round loss in Cincinnati

Former world No1 loses to Lucas Pouille 6-1, 1-6, 6-4Murray easing way back after long injury layoffAndy Murray was beaten 6-1, 1-6, 6-4 by Lucas Pouille in the first round of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.Murray, back on court after pu…

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‘I felt I was not a good mom’: Serena Williams details post-partum struggles

Grand slam champion says motherhood has affected recent formAmerican suffered heavy defeat to Johanna Konta last weekSerena Williams has said concerns over motherhood have affected her recent form.Williams suffered the heaviest defeat of her career las…

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Andy Murray’s withdrawal from Washington a sign of the bigger picture

The former world No 1 will turn his attention towards preparing for Cincinnati and the US Open this monthOf all the things Andy Murray promised when he began his comeback, at Queen’s Club in June, his pledge to listen to his body stood out above the re…

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Andy Murray sobs courtside after emotional 3am victory in Washington – video

Former world No 1 Andy Murray sits in his chair and sobs into a towel after winning his third consecutive three-setter to reach the Citi Open quarter-finals. Murray, who had hip surgery in January, worked deep into the night to get past Marius Cop…

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Andy Murray sobs on court after beating Marius Copil in 3am finish at Citi Open

• Murray emotional after reaching quarter-finals in Washington• Former world No1 prevails 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (4) in marathonAndy Murray has reached the quarter-finals of a tournament for the first time since Wimbledon in 2017 after an emotional marathon…

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Tennis tantrums, pre-season stunners and Action Man’s foray into football

This week’s roundup also features a buzzer-beater from 1999, World Snail Racing drama and a comedy run out1) As pre-season draws to a close, we re-visit some of the best goals. First up: 37 years young, James Coppinger is still doing bits at Doncaster….

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Andy Murray continues recovery with Washington win over Kyle Edmund

• Murray beats Edmund 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-4 • Scot will face Marius Copil in third round of Citi OpenAndy Murray beat Kyle Edmund 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-4 in the second round of the Citi Open in Washington as his recovery from hip surgery continues.Edmund saved …

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Serena Williams will not panic after rout that could kickstart Konta’s year | Simon Cambers

The American will not be fretting too much over her 6-1, 6-0 defeat in San Jose but the British No 1 will hope this is a victory that can reignite her career after a difficult 2018One victory may not make a summer but when it’s a big one over probably …

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Serena Williams suffers worst defeat of career at hands of Johanna Konta – video

Serena Williams suffered the heaviest defeat of her career after winning only one game in her first-round loss to Johanna Konta at the Silicon Valley Classic in San Jose. The 23-time grand slam champion’s disappointing night ended in less than an hour …

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Johanna Konta serves up most one-sided defeat of Serena Williams’ career

British No 1 wins 6-1, 6-0 in San Jose routWilliams makes 25 unforced errors in 51-minute lossJohanna Konta won 12 games in a row to brush aside 23-time grand slam winner Serena Williams 6-1, 6-0 in San Jose. The British player, ranked 48th in the worl…

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Latest Andy Murray comeback begins with tough win in Washington

Murray beats Mackenzie McDonald 3-6, 6-4, 7-5Former world No 1 bounces back after dropping first setSir Andy Murray converted on his seventh match point to beat Mackenzie McDonald in three sets and set up a tie against fellow Briton Kyle Edmund at the …