Roger Federer gets point deducted for rare outburst during match at Shanghai Masters

Over the years, Roger Federer has been the symbol of composure, but the Swiss star let his emotions get the best of him on on Friday. In a quarterfinal match against Alexander Zverev at the Shanghai Masters, Federer hit a return volley into the net and was clearly frustrated. Just seconds later, Federer grabbed the ball and launched it into the cro..

Naomi Osaka will represent Japan — not U.S. — at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The No. 3 ranked women's tennis player in the world, Naomi Osaka, has chosen to represent Japan in the 2020 Tokyo summer Olympics. Under Japanese law, persons with dual citizenship are required to choose only one country to be a citizen of by their 22nd birthday. With that birthday coming up on Oct. 16, the now American and Japanese citizen ha..

Andy Murray accuses opponent Fabio Fognini of shouting during match in Shanghai Masters loss

Andy Murray accused Fabio Fognini of yelling during an important point on Tuesday at the Shanghai Masters in a 7-6 (7-4), 2-6, 7-6 (7-2) loss. At the conclusion of the match the two had a heated conversation at the net with Murray telling his opponent to "shut up." Murray accused Fognini of making a noise during the match and explained how the exch..

Tianjin 2019: Tuesday’s Order of Play and Match Points

MATCH POINTS No.7 seed Zheng Saisai comes into Tianjin looking to improve on her China Open success. Last week, Zheng advanced to the third round of Beijing for the first time, marking China’s National Day holiday with one of the biggest wins of her career over Sloane Stephens, World No.12. It was her second Top 20 win of the year, after taking dow..

Petkovic takes out Teichmann in Linz return

LINZ, Austria - Former World No.9 Andrea Petkovic kicked off her Upper Austria Ladies Linz campaign with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Palermo Ladies Open champion Jil Teichmann to reach the second round. A semifinalist in Linz last year - and once before in 2010 - Petkovic wasted little time in rediscovering that form, advancing after 68 minutes on Centre C..

Mary Pierce regresa como embajadora leyenda de las Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen

SHENZHEN , China - Faltan solo 20 días para que las estrellas más grandes de la WTA compitan por la gloria en las Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen, la integrante del Salón de la Fama Mary Pierce se ha unido a las filas para otro cargo como Embajadora Leyenda. La francesa, que anteriormente estuvo en el papel en el torneo durante cuatro años en Singapur..

Naomi Osaka ends Bianca Andreescu’s 17-match winning streak in China Open quarterfinals

Nineteen-year old Bianca Andreescu has been one of the biggest stories in the tennis world in recent months. However, her 17-match winning streak finally came to a close at the China Open on Friday. Naomi Osaka defeated Andreescu 5-7, 6-3, and 6-4 in the quarterfinals and it marked Andreescu's first singles match loss since March 1. Andreescu ..

Kristina Mladenovic reclaims WTA World No.1 doubles ranking

BEIJING, China - France’s Kristina Mladenovic will be back at the top of the doubles game when she reclaims the WTA Doubles World No.1 ranking on Monday, October 7, the WTA announced today. Mladenovic, who is currently through to the quarterfinals at the China Open in Beijing with her partner Timea Babos, will end the reign of Barbora Strycova, who..

‘An extremely tough match’ – Svitolina seals Kenin revenge to reach Beijing quarterfinals

Minibreaks were scarce as both players were dialed in during the decider, deadlocked for 16 points, 8-8. Svitolina held three match points as she tried to put some distance between her and Kenin, but Kenin was never more than a point behind and stayed in the chase. Finally, with the clock ticking past midnight in Beijing, Kenin surged ahead to reel..

Bertens halts Hercog in Beijing epic to reach quarterfinals

BEIJING, China - No.8 seed Kiki Bertens strengthened her shot at a second straight WTA Finals appearance with a dramatic 7-6(6), 2-6, 6-3 win over Samsung Open champion Polona Hercog to reach the China Open quarterfinals. Bertens, who remains in hot pursuit of a berth at the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen, shook off a second set struggle to defeat th..

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