Tennis

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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10:55 AM ET Novak Djokovic quickly dismissed Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-1 to secure his second win of the week at the ATP World Tour Finals in London on Wednesday. The world No.1 saved two break points at 4-4 in the first set and went on to win seven of the next eight games as he
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6:45 PM ET Simon Cambers LONDON — Roger Federer denied Tuesday he receives preferential treatment with scheduling at the biggest events because of his standing in the sport. Frenchman Julien Benneteau, who retired at the end of this season, pointed out on French radio that Federer had been allowed to play 12 of his past
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9:17 AM ET Associated Press PARIS — Lucas Pouille will lead France in the Davis Cup final against Croatia this month as the hosts bid to win successive titles. Pouille was picked by captain Yannick Noah on Tuesday alongside Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Jeremy Chardy, Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert. Pouille wrapped up France’s 10th Davis Cup
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