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Saturday, 17 November 2018

Tennis

Federer scores ‘crazy’ victory

NO. 99 FOR SWISS GREAT Nine (titles) is a huge number for me. Winning that many times here is crazy. It’s been a major week...

Federer to claim Basel jewel

OLD FIRE IS BACK It was a very good win for me, I’d rate it at eight out of 10 BASEL, Switzerland — Roger Federer snapped...

Stephens, Svitolina book title duel

SINGAPORE — Sloane Stephens overcame a terrible start against Karolina Pliskova to win 0-6, 6-4, 6-1 at the WTA Finals on Saturday, setting up...

Federer struggles way to semis

BASEL, Switzerland — Roger Federer struggled into the Swiss Indoors semi-finals on Friday, the top seed eking out an error-filled 7-6 (7/1), 4-6, 6-4...

No place like home

BASEL, Switzerland — Roger Federer won his 17th consecutive match at the Swiss Indoors on Thursday, dispatching Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3, 7-5 to reach the...

Zverev strikes gold

BASEL, Switzerland — Alexander Zverev became the first man to reach 50 wins on the ATP Tour this season by beating Robin Haase 6-4,...

Osaka, Stephens in battle royale

FIREWORKS SEEN I think it will be super fun and it’s a great matchup SINGAPORE — Naomi Osaka and Sloane Stephens, the last two US Open...

Halep begs off

SINGAPORE — World number one Simona Halep withdrew from the WTA Finals in Singapore with a back injury on Thursday, bringing her season to...

Ukrainian twins get life bans

LONDON — Ukrainian twin brothers Gleb and Vadim Alekseenko have been banned from tennis for life and each fined $250,000 for multiple match-fixing and...