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Cilic begins turning corner in Rotterdam after slow 2017 start

Marin Cilic got to work in patching up the tatters of his early season as the top seed reached the second round of the Rotterdam World Tennis on Tuesday with a scratchy 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 defeat of an injured Benoit Paire.

Murray achieves career dream with year-end top finish

Andy Murray completed a dream run to year-end world number one as he beat Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to win the World Tour Finals over his main rival.

Murray drawn into Monday start against Cilic at World Tour Finals

Andy Murray will test his new number one status on the second day of the World Tour Finals next Monday, with the Scot drawn to start group play against Marin Cilic.

Satisfied Murray cements new top ATP status with Paris title win

Andy Murray solidified his new status as ATP number one, claiming his eighth title of the season with a 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 6-4 defeat of John Isner in the Paris Masters final on Sunday.

Murray one step closer to top ranking as Cilic stuns Djokovic

Marin Cilic beat Novak Djokovic 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) after 14 straight losses in their series, bringing Andy Murray that much closer to his bid for a number-one ranking at the Paris Masters on Friday.

Cilic claims London year-end spot with Paris defeat of Goffin

Marin Cilic joined the field for the ATP year-end championships on Thursday as he beat Belgian David Goffin 6-3, 7-6 (11-9) in the third round at the Paris Masters.

London contenders Cilic, Goffin set up Paris Bercy showdown

Marin Cilic and David Goffin head into a battle for a place at the year-end finals after both contenders reached the third round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday with straight-set wins. 

Murray tightens race for number one with Shanghai title success

Andy Murray moved to within striking distance of the world number one ranking as he broke open a tight final at the Shanghai Masters with a runaway tiebreak to beat Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6 (7-1), 6-1 on Sunday.

Kyrgios stages Tokyo turnaround to win third title of the season

Nick Kyrgios rained down 23 aces as he beat David Goffin in a 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 comeback to win the Japan Open and claim his third title of the season on Sunday.

Kyrgios wins showcase battle with Monfils to reach Tokyo final

Nick Kyrgios turned on his big game to overwhelm Gael Monfils 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday for a place in the Japan Open final.

Cilic charges ahead in Tokyo as London year-end spot beckons

Croatian Marin Cilic went through a dry run for next month's Davis Cup final on Friday as he crushed an Argentine opponent with ease to reach the semi-finals of the Japan Open and boost his chances of qualifying for the season-ending championships.

Nishikori, Cilic post opening-day Tokyo wins

Kei Nishikori thrilled his home public while Marin Cilic held on to knockout the 2015 finalist as the Japan Open got underway under the closed roof of the Ariake Colosseum on a rainy Monday.

Cilic beats Murray to win first Masters title; Kerber ranking bid falls short in Cincinnati

A pair of Rio Olympic medallists failed to fire in the Cincinnati Masters finals on Sunday, with Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber going down in upset losses.

Murray reaches final; Kerber ready to seize top WTA ranking

Andy Murray wrapped up a 6-3, 6-3 semi-final defeat of Milos Raonic on Saturday to beat the rain which delayed the match between Marin Cilic and Grigor Dimitrov at the Cincinnati Masters.

Murray extends win streak with Cincinnati victory over Tomic

Andy Murray set up a re-run of the Wimbledon final as he dispatched Bernard Tomic 6-4, 6-4 on Friday to move into the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Masters.

Murray notches 600th win in sentimental Cincinnati

A motivated Andy Murray notched the 600th victory of his career with a 6-3, 6-2 defeat of Kevin Anderson which ended Thursday's upset jinx at the Cincinnati Masters.

Croatian Coric ambushes depleted Nadal in Cincinnati

Injured and aching Rafal Nadal limped out of the Cincinnati Masters in the third round on Thursday a 6-1, 6-3 victim of teenaged Borna Coric.

Murray paces top nine seeds at Cincinnati

Andy Murray made a fast adjustment from his gold medal Rio Olympic playground as he led the top nine men's seeds into the third round of the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday.

Swede Bjorkman to join Team Cilic as coach

Croatian tennis ace Marin Cilic, competing this week at the Cincinnati Masters, has added former Swedish great Jonas Bjorkman to his team as a replacement for departed coach Goran Ivanisevic.

Tennis player Ivo Karlovic wins ATP tournament in Los Cabos

Croatian tennis player Ivo Karlovic has won the ATP tournament in Los Cabos, Mexico, by beating Felician Lopez of Spain 7-6 (5), 6-2.

Berdych takes Ivanisevic as his new coach

Tomas Berdych will begin work later this week prior to the Cincinnati Masters with new coach Goran Ivanisevic, the Czech world number eight-ranked tennis player announced Monday on his Twitter feed.

Cilic, Ivanisevic break up Croatian dream team

Marin Cilic and celebrity coach Goran Ivanisevic have ended their relationships after three years and a US Open title, the ATP number 12 said.

Federer return rained off in Stuttgart

A massive rainstorm left Roger Federer's return to tennis hanging, with the Swiss player and American teenager Taylor Fritz halted at 4-3 on Wednesday in their second-round match at the Mercedes Cup.

Djokovic cracks career 100-million-dollar barrier with Paris win

Novak Djokovic on Wednesday became the first man in tennis history to crack the 100-million-dollar mark in career prize money earnings as he beat Roberto Bautista Agut 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 7-5 at the French Open.

Djokovic paces ATP elites into all-star Madrid semi-final round

Novak Djokovic beat Milos Raonic for the seventh time at the Madrid Masters on a rainy Friday dominated by elite players in one of the last major tuneups before the start of the French Open.

Murray, Djokovic move closer to weekend showdown on Madrid clay

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic posted victories on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the Madrid Masters as the pair advanced towards a potential weekend title showdown.

Recharged Djokovic makes winning return to Madrid clay

A relaxed and refreshed Novak Djokovic showed his best clay form as the top seed returned after a month away, beating teenager Borna Coric 6-2, 6-4 on Wednesday for a place in the third round of the Madrid Masters.

Djokovic continues to lead world rankings, Raonic back in top 10

Novak Djokovic of Serbia remained at the front of the world rankings released by the ATP Monday while Canada's Milos Raonic celebrated a return to the top 10.

Djokovic confidence could not be higher as Monte Carlo begins

Novak Djokovic takes a near-perfect season record into his title defence in Monte Carlo as Roger Federer prepares for a comeback after knee surgery

Djokovic dominates in record-setting Miami title win

Unstoppable Novak Djokovic won a record 28th Masters 1000 title on Sunday as the Serbian defeated Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3 to earn a sixth trophy in Miami.

Djokovic juggernaut rolls into another Miami final

The Novak Djokovic juggernaut continued at full throttle as the world's top player defeated David Goffin 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 on Friday at the Miami Masters to move within one victory of completing a prestigious March tournament title double.

Djokovic continues Miami domination to reach quarter-finals

Novak Djokovic pulled ahead in the ATP season win column, earning his 25th victory with a 6-3, 6-4 defeat of Austrian talent Dominic Thiem to reach the quarter-finals of the Miami Masters on Tuesday.

Ailing Federer pulls from Miami as Djokovic storms to winning start

Novak Djokovic launched his bid for a sixth title at the Miami Masters as crowd-pleaser Roger Federer was forced to withdraw prior to his first match in nearly two months with a stomach virus.

Djokovic clarifies: Serb always in favour of equal prize money

Novak Djokovic attempted on Wednesday to draw a line under confusion regarding his thoughts on equal tennis prize money, with the world number one saying that while he supports the concept, he's done answering repeated queries on the subject.

Djokovic, Nadal set up all-star semi-final; Williams back in final

Career-long rivals Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will face off for the 48th time on Saturday for a place in the final of the Indian Wells Masters after both produced fiery quarter-finals wins in sweltering conditions.

Goffin beats Cilic to claim first Masters 1000 semi-final spot

David Goffin defeated Marin Cilic 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 on Thursday to reach his first career Masters 1000 semi-final with the victory at Indian Wells.

Nadal holds off potential German spoiler Zverev; Djokovic wins easily

Rafael Nadal held off a potential spoiler on Wednesday as the fourth seed beat Alexander Zverev 6-7 (8-10), 6-0, 7-5 to squeeze into the quarter-finals of the Indian Wells Masters.

Djokovic, Nadal battle to Indian Wells wins

Four-time champion Novak Djokovic beat Philipp Kohlschreiber but had trouble closing out a 7-5, 7-5 win on Tuesday to power into the fourth round of the Indian Wells Masters to join Rafael Nadal as a winner.

Djokovic, Williams overcome slow starts to advance at Indian Wells

Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams both fought off underdog opponents on Sunday to advance with third-round wins at the Indian Wells Masters.

Djokovic walks fine line between Sharapova friendship, WADA rules

Novak Djokovic on Friday re-emphasised his strong support for longtime friend Maria Sharapova in her drug-test drama while adding that communication to player on the important subject of banned substances could be vastly improved.

Serena Williams says she lacks sister's vegan dietary discipline

Serena Williams admitted Thursday that trying to eat vegan like her sister, Venus, is nearly impossible as she returns for the second time back at the Indian Wells Masters after boycotting the tournament for 14 years.

Djokovic stays well ahead in unchanged tennis top 10

Serbia's Novak Djokovic stays well clear of Britain's Andy Murray in an unchanged top 10 in the men's tennis rankings released by the ATP on Monday.

Djokovic sets a personal best with 700th career victory

Novak Djokovic took a bite of a gluten-free cake in a post-match presentation on Wednesday at the Dubai Tennis Championships after earning the 700th win of his career.

Djokovic continues to top rankings, Ferrer slips two spots

Novak Djokovic continued to lead the way in the top 10 of the men's tennis rankings issued by the ATP on Monday but David Ferrer slipped two spots to eighth.

Djokovic remains top in rankings, Klizan up 17

Novak Djokovic leads the way in an unchanged top 10 of the men's tennis rankings issued on Monday while Martin Klizan climbed 17 spots into 27th courtesy of his Rotterdam title.

Cilic posts opening victory as Croatians launch win streak

Second seed Marin Cilic, the 2014 ABN-AMRO finalist, led a pair of fellow Croatians into the second round as he beat Denis Istomin 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 to leave the Uzbek winless after three losses in as many years at the event.

Cilic posts opening victory as Rotterdam awaits top seed Gasquet

Top seed Richard Gasquet was arriving for his start at the ABN-AMRO World Tennis with the Frenchman hoping to repeat his title success of the weekend in Montpellier.

Djokovic remains clear in unchanged tennis rankings top 10

Novak Djokovic continues to lead an unchanged top 10 in the men's tennis rankings.

Serb Troicki doubles up with second straight Sydney title

Viktor Troicki won the Sydney International for the second year in a row on Saturday, upsetting fourth seed Grigor Dimitrov 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (9-7).

Djokovic stays in charge at top of men's tennis rankings

Novak Djokovic continues to hold a commanding lead at the top of the men's tennis rankings as he prepares for the defence of his Australian Open title.

Raonic stuns Federer to win Brisbane title

Milos Raonic defeated Roger Federer for only the second time in his career as the Canadian posted a 6-4, 6-4 victory on Sunday to win the Brisbane International.

Federer defeats Thiem to face repeat of Raonic final in Brisbane

Roger Federer steamrolled Austrian challenger Dominic Thiem 6-1, 6-4 in one hour Saturday to line up a repeat of his 2015 winning final at the Brisbane International.

Federer eager to start 2016 season with Brisbane title defence

Roger Federer will make his debut under new coaching advisor Ivan Ljubicic next week after arriving in Queensland on Saturday to begin his 2016 season at the Brisbane International.