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Cilic’s straight-sets win clinches Davis Cup title for Croatia

Sunday, November 25th, 2018

Marin Cilic sealed Croatia's victory over defending champion and host France in the Davis Cup final with a 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-3 win over Lucas Pouille on Sunday in Lille.

Zverev beats Federer, Djokovic to become youngest ATP Finals champion

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

Alexander Zverev upset Novak Djokovic to claim the biggest title of his career with a 6-4, 6-3 victory at the ATP Finals on Sunday in London.

Zverev rides power, precision to semifinal win over Federer at ATP Finals

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Alexander Zverev denied Roger Federer a shot at a 100th career title with a 7-5, 7-6 (5) victory on Saturday to advance to the championship match at the ATP Finals in London.

Zverev books semifinal date with Federer with straight sets win at ATP Finals

Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Alexander Zverev beat John Isner 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Friday. Who awaits the 21-year-old German in the semifinal? No one special. Only Roger Federer.

Roger Federer advances to ATP Finals last 4

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Roger Federer advanced to the last four of the ATP Finals for a record-extending 15th time with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Kevin Anderson on Thursday.

Djokovic aiming to cap stellar season with ATP Finals title

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Novak Djokovic won his second straight match at the ATP Finals, beating Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday to close in on a spot in the semifinals.

ATP Finals: Federer bounces back with dominant win over Thiem

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Roger Federer produced an improved performance to get his campaign for a seventh ATP Finals title back on track with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Dominic Thiem on Tuesday.

Djokovic cruises past Isner in ATP Finals opener

Monday, November 12th, 2018

The opening matches at the ATP Finals led to a debate over whether conditions at the O2 Arena were trickier than in past years. Novak Djokovic ended it.

Federer suffers rare loss in ATP Finals opener

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Roger Federer lost his opening match at the ATP Finals for the first time since 2013 as he went down 7-6 (4), 6-3 to Kei Nishikori on Sunday.

Djokovic, Nadal call off Saudi exhibition match

Friday, November 9th, 2018
Djokovic Nadal photo

An exhibition match between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal was called off due to the Spaniard undergoing ankle surgery. The two players had expressed doubt as to whether they would play in Saudi Arabia after the killing of Jamal Khashoggi