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February 21, 2017 2:33 pm

Kei Nishikori enters Rio Open as top seed but tennis will take back seat in Rio during the Carnival week.

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February 21, 2017 1:39 pm

Caroline Wozniacki won her first-round match in Dubai Championships over Daria Kasatkina of Russia 6-2, 7-5.

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February 21, 2017 11:43 am

Roger Federer, the world number nine, is due to figure with sixth-ranked Rafa Nadal at the Laver Cup.

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February 20, 2017 10:53 pm

Bjorn Bjorg will captain Europe while John McEnroe will do the same for the opponents.

February 20, 2017 10:32 am

This victory is expected to move Ryan Harrison to No. 43 in the world, matching his career-best ranking reached in July 2012.

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February 19, 2017 7:19 pm

Roger Federer still seems to be celebrating his Australian Open triumph earlier in the year.

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February 19, 2017 11:26 am

Ryan Harrison will play Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia who beat Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan, for the championship Sunday.

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February 19, 2017 11:08 am

Karolina Pliskova beat Caroline Wozniacki for the first time and won their Qatar Open final 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday.

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February 18, 2017 12:03 pm

On Friday it took some 12 hours to complete just five singles matches at the Qatar Open with the entire week affected by rain.

Donald Young celebrates after defeating John Isner in a quarterfinal at the Memphis Open (Source: AP)
February 18, 2017 11:50 am

Donald Young reached his seventh career semifinal and second in Memphis

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February 18, 2017 8:30 am

This comes just a month after the AITA urged Leander Paes to retire to make way for the younger and higher ranked doubles players.

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February 17, 2017 11:30 am

With a spring in his step and a flurry of precise forehands, Sharath Kamal gave the Delhi crowd something to celebrate.

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February 16, 2017 5:23 pm

John Isner made it to the quarter-finals of the Memphis Open after beating Yoshihito Nishioka in three sets.

February 16, 2017 4:20 pm

Genie Bouchard sat courtside at a Brooklyn Nets game Wednesday night with a fan who asked her for a date.

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February 16, 2017 9:54 am

Bangalore is the front runner to host the India vs Uzbekistan Davis Cup tie that starts on April 7.

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February 15, 2017 1:06 pm

Darian King is making just his second appearance in the main draw of an ATP Tour event having qualified for the 2015 Washington Open.

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February 15, 2017 12:22 pm

Doug Adler was wrongly terminated by ESPN after Adler described Venus Williams as using 'guerilla' tactics.

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February 15, 2017 10:49 am

Maria Sharapova failed a dope test for the drug meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open and was suspended for two years by ITF.

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February 14, 2017 7:38 pm

Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal defied odds in January to reach the final of the Australian Open.

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February 13, 2017 6:13 pm

Toni Nadal will step down as Rafael coach after this year's ATP Tour, as he feels he has been sidelined by other figures in the player's entourage.

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February 13, 2017 4:08 pm

The ITF said that Arnaud Gabas had undergone a successful surgery to repair a fractured eye socket.

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February 13, 2017 3:55 pm

Grigor Dimitrov has climbed back up the ATP rankings to 13th.

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February 12, 2017 7:56 pm

United States Tennis Association has apologised after version of the German anthem associated with the Nazi era was sung by the soloist.

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February 12, 2017 9:30 pm

The second reverse singles in Czech Republic against Spain pits Barbora Strycova against Lara Arruabarrena.

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February 12, 2017 1:37 pm

Timea Bacsinszky downed Alize Cornet 7-5, 6-4 in the opening match, to give the host's a flying start.

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February 11, 2017 8:58 pm

Garbine Muguruza defeated Barbora Strycova 6-0, 3-6, 6-1 in the opening singles to give Spain a 1-0 lead over Czech Republic.

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February 9, 2017 10:05 pm

Nine players and officials were sanctioned by the Tennis Integrity Unit in 2016, the most in a single year since the body was created in 2008.

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February 9, 2017 9:57 pm

Tournament director Richard Krajicek says he tried unsuccessfully to get Roger Federer or a top-five ranked player to replace Rafa Nadal.

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February 7, 2017 3:03 pm

Fabio Fognini made his experience tell to beat Guido Pella in five sets and send Italy into the Davis Cup quarter-finals.

February 7, 2017 11:39 am

Leander Paes shared tips on how to play the game and encouraged them to “think like champions".

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February 6, 2017 10:19 pm

Denis Shapovalov inadvertently struck chair umpire Arnaud Gabas in the left eye with a ball he smashed away in anger.

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February 6, 2017 3:13 pm

Canada's Denis Shapovalov was made to default his country's critical Davis Cup contest against Great Britain after an unfortunate incident.

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February 6, 2017 11:00 am

Canada's Denis Shapovalov hit chair umpire Arnaud Gabas in the face with a ball and was defaulted in the deciding match against Kyle Edmund.

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February 6, 2017 11:06 am

Yuki Bhambri has called for India, specifically AITA, to host ATP Challenger events in the country. An idea which has Anand Amritraj's backing.

February 6, 2017 11:04 am

With a clinical display against Jose Statham, the lanky 22-year-old Ramkumar Ramanthan gave India the rubber in Asia/Oceania Group I first round tie.

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February 5, 2017 10:40 pm

India won all four singles through Yuki and Ramkumar and lost only the doubles when Leander Paes and Vishnu Vardhan lost in four sets.