Archive for the ‘Sports/Tennis’ Category

Serena Williams marries Alexis Ohanian in New Orleans: reports

Friday, November 17th, 2017
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The game is love for tennis star Serena Williams and her new husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.

ATP Finals: Goffin advances to set up match with Federer

Friday, November 17th, 2017
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David Goffin is into the last four of the ATP Finals, to go any further he'll have to do something he's never done before: beat Roger Federer.

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu shining as a tennis pro, as world’s top player thought she might

Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Bianca Andreescu is learning on the fly during her rookie season on the WTA tour — a decision that world No.1 Simona Halep felt was necessary. The pair spoke during a promotional event at last year's Rogers Cup in Montreal during which Halep jokingly took credit for Andreescu's decision to turn pro.

ATP Finals: Federer beats Cilic in Wimbledon rematch

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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In a rematch of this year's Wimbledon final, Roger Federer came out on top again. The second-ranked Swiss lost the first set Thursday but still managed to beat Marin Cilic 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-1 at the ATP Finals.

Grigor Dimitrov reaches semifinals at ATP Finals

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Grigor Dimitrov made his way into the semifinals at the ATP Finals on Wednesday by beating David Goffin 6-0, 6-2, but the sixth-seeded Bulgarian was handed a violation for coaching during the second set in London.

Jack Sock ends U.S. drought at ATP Finals

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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The United States has been waiting 10 years for a win at the ATP Finals, few thought Jack Sock would be the man to deliver it. The No. 8-seeded player defeated Wimbledon finalist Marin Cilic 5-7, 6-2, 7-6 (4) on Tuesday.

Grigor Dimitrov tops Dominic Thiem in ATP Finals debut

Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Grigor Dimitrov is finally showing a level of resilience to match his talent. Making his debut at the ATP Tour Finals on Monday, Dimitrov withstood a comeback attempt from Dominic Thiem and held on for a 6-3, 5-7, 7-5 victory.

Denis Shapovalov drops opener at Next Gen Finals

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Canada's Denis Shapovalov dropped a 1-4, 4-3 (5), 4-3 (4), 4-1 decision to South Korea's Hyeon Chung in his opening match Tuesday at the inaugural Next Gen ATP Finals.

Tennis organizers under fire for draw ceremony with models

Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Organizers have apologized for a ceremony in Milan involving female models provocatively revealing the letters "A" or "B" to determine the draw for the ATP's Next Gen Finals tennis tournament. The ATP and sponsor Red Bull say "our execution of the proceedings was in poor taste and unacceptable."

Jack Sock qualifies for ATP finals with Paris Masters win

Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Jack Sock beat Filip Krajinovic 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 Sunday to win the Paris Masters and qualify for the season-ending ATP Finals.