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  • Osaka beats Barty, retains title

    An emotional Naomi Osaka said that she had atoned for the disappointment of the US Open after beating world number one Ashleigh Barty 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the China Open final in Beijing yesterday.

  • Djokovic takes Japan Open

    World number one Novak Djokovic clinched the Japan Open on Sunday, dispelling concerns about the shoulder injury that forced him out of the US Open.

  • Osaka beats world number one Barty to win China Open

    Naomi Osaka won a second tournament on the spin as she fought back from a set down to defeat world number one Ashleigh Barty in the China Open final on Sunday.

  • Osaka sets up final clash with Barty

    Australia’s world number one Ash Barty beat eighth seed Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-3 3-6 7-6(7) in Beijing yesterday to set up a China Open final with Japan’s Naomi Osaka, who won her respective semifinal match against Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets.

  • Murray celebrates three-hour win with nap

    An exhausted Andy Murray battled into a singles quarter-final for the first time in a year on Wednesday -- and then immediately grabbed a snooze.

  • Novak returns with a win

    World number one Novak Djokovic displayed steady recovery of his left shoulder injury Tuesday by defeating an Australian challenger at the Japan Open, his first competition since pulling out of the US Open.

  • Agassi finds few places of comparison in modern 'aggressive' field

    As a tennis player, Andre Agassi defied comparison. And as a retiree, the eight-times Grand Slam champion would rather not try himself.

  • Novak to play in Tokyo after injury

    World number one Novak Djokovic, forced out of the US Open with a shoulder injury, is back in training and will play in Tokyo next week, a member of his press team told AFP.

  • Zverev clinches Europe thrilling Laver Cup victory

    Alexander Zverev sealed a dramatic Laver Cup victory for Europe over Team World in Geneva on Sunday, as the German beat Milos Raonic in the deciding singles match.

  • ‘I’m a better coach than Roger’

    Rafael Nadal joked he is the better coach compared to Roger Federer after the two players provided their expertise to each other in the Laver Cup.