Tennis

3:24 PM ET Alexander Zverev shocked Novak Djokovic to win his maiden ATP Finals title in dominant fashion at London’s O2 Arena. The German, the youngest finalist in nine years at just 21, showed immense confidence in a high-quality final as he dispatched the 14-time Grand Slam champion 6-4, 6-3. The victory marks a big
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9:07 AM ET Thailand’s Luksika Kumkhum powered past former Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-3 to clinch the Taipei Open title on Sunday. Second seed Kumkhum, who had not dropped a set in the previous rounds, maintained that clinical record against the German wildcard. Lisicki was on the back foot early in the contest as
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11:02 AM ET Alexander Zverev denied Roger Federer a shot at a 100th career title with a 7-5, 7-6 (5) victory on Saturday to advance to the championship match at the ATP Finals. Zverev, 21, is the youngest player to reach the final of the season-ending event since 2009 and the first from Germany since
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11:23 PM ET Roger Federer produced his best performance yet at the ATP Finals to overcome Kevin Anderson and ensure his place in the semifinals in London. The Swiss world No. 3, aiming for his 15th semifinal in 16 appearances at the season-ending event, was dominant on serve and showed moments of absolute class to
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10:11 AM ET Simon Cambers LONDON — The ATP Tour officially announced Thursday the formation of a new team competition, the ATP Cup, which will be added to an already crowded calendar. With the new-look Davis Cup, run by the International Tennis Federation, set to be held in November starting in 2019, the ATP Cup,
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5:53 PM ET Simon Cambers LONDON — John Isner summed it up perfectly: “He’s No. 1 and No. 2 and No. 3. He’s the best returner I’ve ever faced for sure.” Isner was talking about Novak Djokovic, in case there was any doubt. The mantle of the world’s best returner passed from Jimmy Connors in
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10:52 AM ET Former world No. 2 player Agnieszka Radwanska has announced her retirement. “Unfortunately I am no longer able to train and play the way I used to, and recently my body can’t live up to my expectations,” the 29-year-old Pole said in a statement.” “Taking into consideration my health and the heavy burdens
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