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January 11, 2018 9:59 PM Roger Federer's bid for 20th Grand Slam could include matches vs. Raonic, Djokovic

Canada's Milos Raonic will open the Australian Open against Slovakia's Lukas Lacko on Sunday, while compatriot Denis Shapovalov makes his tournament debut when he takes on Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece. Roger Federer found himself in a slightly awkward position before the Australian Open draw. A few minutes later when the formalities were completed, Federer 9

October 29, 2017 5:20 PM Federer keeps climbing all-time wins list with Swiss Indoors title

Swiss Maestro now has 95 career wins, trailing only Jimmy Connors at 109 Roger Federer finally beat Juan Martin del Potro in a Swiss Indoors final, winning 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-3 Sunday to go clear in second place on the Open era title list. Federer's 95th ATP tournament win — the eighth in his hometown Basel event — lifted him out of a tie with Ivan Lendl 26

October 24, 2017 4:23 PM Vasek Pospisil comes up short at Swiss Indoors

Canadian loses 1st-round match in 3 sets to American Jack Sock Vasek Pospisil had a strong first set, but American Jack Sock rallied to dispatch the Canadian 3-6 7-6 (7), 7-5 in the first round of the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament in Basel on Tuesday. Sock, who won the 2014 Wimbledon doubles title with Pospisil, required a medical timeout in the third 17

September 11, 2017 2:32 AM Rafael Nadal slams door shut in U.S. Open final: DiManno

World No. 1 beats overmatched Anderson for his 16th major title. NEW YORK—Had it been Roger Federer, had it been Andy Murray, had it been Novak Djokovic — all the ghosts of the U.S. Open, those who came and went, those who never came at all — surely it would not have made a shred of difference. Still, in the end, Rafael Nadal rampant, arms splayed in victory 43

September 11, 2017 1:02 AM Rafael Nadal captures first title at U.S. Open since 2013

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, reacts after scoring a point against Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, during the men's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in New York. (Adam Hunger/AP) NEW YORK — Rafael Nadal against Kevin Anderson in the U.S. Open final shaped up as quite a mismatch — and that’s exactly what it was. His game at a high level 43

September 10, 2017 11:00 PM U.S. Open: Nadal charges to 16th Grand Slam title

Spaniard sweeps past Kevin Anderson in straight sets for 2nd major of season Rafael Nadal against Kevin Anderson in the U.S. Open final shaped up as quite a mismatch — and that's exactly what it was. His game at a high level at the end of an unusually easy path through a Grand Slam field, Nadal overwhelmed first-time major finalist Anderson 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday 48

August 26, 2017 9:52 PM Boxing is still in trouble, even after the Mayweather-McGregor spectacle

LAS VEGAS — In the same arena that Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor fought Saturday night, boxing’s most important bout takes place next month. And the fact you didn’t know that Canelo Alvarez is fighting Gennady Golovkin for the middleweight championship Marvin Hagler once held — and you may not know their names at all — tells you more about the niche 31

August 12, 2017 9:23 PM Shapovalov's run comes to an end in semis

Zverev ends Shapovalov's impressive run MONTREAL — Denis Shapovalov's dream week ended, but a rivalry may have been born with rising star Alexander Zverev. The stirring comebacks that 18-year-old Shapovalov used to become the youngest player to reach the semifinals of a Masters 1000 Series tournament died out when 20-year-old Zverev proved a little sharper 22

August 12, 2017 1:42 AM Denis Shapovalov’s magic run continues as Canadian reaches Rogers Cup semifinals Add to ..

Canada’s Denis Shapovalov advanced to the Rogers Cup semifinals with a 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over France’s Adrian Mannarino on Friday night. The 18-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont., was coming off a second-round win over 2009 U.S. Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro and a thrilling three-set upset of top-seeded tennis legend Rafael Nadal in the Round 25

August 11, 2017 10:40 PM Teen sensation Shapovalov keeps making history at Rogers Cup

Becomes youngest semifinalist after defeating Frenchman Adrian Mannarino in another 3-set thriller Canada's Denis Shapovalov advanced to the Rogers Cup semifinals with a 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over France's Adrian Mannarino on Friday night. The 18-year-old from Richmond Hill, Ont., was coming off a second-round win over 2009 U.S. Open champion Juan Martin 28