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  • Federer replaces injured Nadal in new league

    Federer replaces injured Nadal in new league
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal has withdrawn from the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) but the organizers pulled off a coup on Monday by naming Swiss maestro Roger Federer as replacement for the injured Spaniard. Fourteen times...
  • Nishikori storybook run ends in U.S. Open final

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Japanese trailblazer Kei Nishikori had a thrilling run at the U.S. Open, but could not summon a finishing kick as he hit the wall against big-hitting Marin Cilic in Monday's final at Flushing Meadows. "I was a little bit tight and...
  • Cilic crushes Nishikori to claim U.S. Open title

    Cilic crushes Nishikori to claim U.S. Open title
    NEW YORK -- Croatia's Marin Cilic swept past Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3 to win the U.S. Open on Monday and reach the pinnacle of the sport one year after a doping ban kept him out of the year's final grand slam. The big-serving Croatian...
  • Even in defeat, Nishikori set to win big off-court

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Already ranked ninth in Forbes' list of top tennis earners, Japan's Kei Nishikori is due for a bigger share of the off-court largesse despite losing Monday's final at the U.S. Open, U.S. marketing experts say. "He has great marketing...
  • Fans fear end of golden era, but show goes on

    (Reuters) - Imagine the scenario? A less informed holder of an expensive U.S. Open men's singles final ticket walks into Louis Armstrong Arena, settles down into a court-side seat and then rubs his eyes in disbelief, checking the smallprint on his stub....
  • India's rising hopes tempered by off-field bickering

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - India are convinced they can improve on their Asian Games medals tally from Guangzhou but financial concerns and other controversies off the field may dampen their aspirations for Incheon later this month. Cricket-obsessed India seldom...
  • Letter from Li Na announcing her retirement from tennis

    (Reuters) - Full transcript of letter from China's two-time grand slam winner Li Na, announcing her retirement from tennis on Friday. My dear friends, For close to fifteen years, we've been a part of each other's lives. As a tennis player...
  • Federer fires Switzerland into Davis Cup final

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Roger Federer secured Switzerland's place in the final of the Davis Cup for the first time since 1992 by comfortably beating Italy's Fabio Fognini in Geneva on Sunday. Roared on by a capacity crowd in the Palexpo Arena, Federer...
  • Cilic leads Croatia to Davis Cup playoff win, Spain out

    (Reuters) - Marin Cilic completed a dream week by steering Croatia into the Davis Cup World Group on Sunday but Spain found themselves out in the wilderness after crashing to defeat in Brazil. Less than a week after winning the U.S. Open, Cilic...
  • No grand slam winners but France have impressive depth

    PARIS (Reuters) - France have a real chance of beating Switzerland in the Davis Cup final, even if Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka will stand in their way. While the Swiss, who will play away, rely on the fitness of grand slam champions Federer...
  • Argentina tennis rallies to victory in Sunrise

    When it was all over, when the fifth and deciding match was finally clinched on a sweltering Sunday afternoon in Sunrise, it was the Argentine team not the "host" Israelis jumping up and down celebrating, dumping Gatorade on each other, and dancing with...