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March 16, 2018 6:04 PM Former world No.1 Maria Sharapova withdraws from Miami Open

5-time Grand Slam champ has left forearm injury Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the Miami Open that begins next week because of a left forearm injury. Sharapova announced the decision on Friday. She'll be replaced in the main draw by American Jennifer Brady. Sharapova lost in the first round at Indian Wells last week and in the third 11

March 15, 2018 2:15 PM Roger Federer makes quarterfinal at Indian Wells; Milos Raonic advances after opponent withdraws

The 36-year-old Swiss superstar can equal his season-best start of 16-0 with a win in the quarter-final. Canadian Milos Raonic also advanced after his opponent Marcos Baghdatis withdrew from their match due to an illness before play even began. Chung, seeded 23rd at Indian Wells, beat 30th-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-1, 6-3. Since his Grand Slam breakthrough 13

March 12, 2018 4:06 AM Raonic outduels Auger-Aliassime in Canadian showdown at Indian Wells

Vet serves strong against 17-year-old compatriot to advance ​Milos Raonic downed Felix Auger-Aliassime in straight sets on Sunday in an all-Canadian matchup at the BNP Paribas Open. Raonic, of Thornhill, Ont., beat the 17-year-old from Montreal 6-4, 6-4 in the second round at Indian Wells. The 27-year-old Raonic was Auger-Aliassime's second straight 19

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 21

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 34

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 25

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 69

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 61

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 61

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 39