newstennis3 days ago

Roger Federer beats Nadal for the 4th time this year, wins Shanghai Masters title

The Swiss world number two Roger Federer won the Shanghai Masters by brushing aside the world number one Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-3. With this, Federer gained the fourth victory of the year against his Spanish rival and also won the Shanghai title for the second time in his career.
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newstennis4 days ago

Shanghai Masters: Rafael Nadal to play Roger Federer in the final

Archrivals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will lock horns with each other for the Shanghai Masters title after both secured hard-fought wins on Saturday. While Nadal advanced to the final beating Marin Cilic 7-5, 7-6(3), Federer got the better of Argentine Juan Martin del Potro 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.
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newstennis4 days ago

Rafael Nadal to sue former French cabinet minister over doping allegations

16-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal has sought €100 000 in damages from former French sports minister Roselyne Bachelot after she had accused the Spanish tennis legend of ruling himself out tours in 2012 to hide the use of performance-enhancing drugs. A verdict is expected on November 16.
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newstennis5 days ago

Shanghai Masters roundup | Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal enter semifinals

Title contenders Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal marched on to the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters with convincing wins over Grigor Dimitrov and Richard Gasquet respectively. Federer’s next opponent, Juan Del Potro, is a major doubt with a wrist injury that he suffered during the quarter finals.
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newstennis6 days ago

Shanghai Masters | Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal enter quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer breezed into the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters on Thursday beating Fabio Fognini and Alexandr Dolgopolov respectively. US Open semi-finalist Juan Martin del Potro also booked a place in the last eight with a win over third-seeded German Alexander Zverev.
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newstennis6 days ago

Fabio Fognini faces conditional suspension for two Grand Slams

Grand Slam Board has threatened Italian ace Fabio Fognini with a two-year ban and $96,000 fine after the 30-year-old was found guilty of misconduct at the US Open six weeks ago. He is in danger of missing out on two Grand Slams, including US open, if he commits another major offence before 2020.
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newstennis6 days ago

Nick Kyrgios fined for controversial walk-out; stripped off prize money

Australia ace Nick Kyrgios has been fined $10,000 and denied $21,085 prize money from his first-round game against Steve Johnson after the 22-year-old walked out of the Shanghai Masters’ match. This is the second consecutive year that the Australian has faced punishment for misconduct at Shanghai.
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newstennis7 days ago

Shanghai Masters | Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer advances; Nick Kyrgios fined for second-round walk-off

Title contenders Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer progressed into the third round of the Shanghai Masters with convincing wins over Jared Donaldson and Diego Schwartzman respectively. Nick Kyrgios was fined and denied his first-round prize money following his controversial second-round retirement.
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newstennis8 days ago

Nick Kyrgios blames "stomach bug" for Shanghai Masters walk off

Nick Kyrgios has apologised to fans after retiring from his first-round match at the Shanghai Masters, against Steve Johnson, insisting that he had to walk off due to a stomach bug and shoulder injury. The tournament officials, though, set up an investigation for the inquiry of the incident.
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newstennis8 days ago

Roger Federer expected Rafael Nadal to pull out of Shanghai Masters

Roger Federer has revealed that he was surprised by Rafael Nadal’s decision to take part in the Shanghai Open after his participation in the US Open and the Laver Cup. Heaping praise on his biggest nemesis till date, Federer has also claimed that Nadal is much more than just the king of clay courts.
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