Sunday, October 14, 2018

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Djokovic Wins Fourth Shanghai Masters Title over Coric

Rolex Shanghai Masters—Shanghai, China No. 2 seed Novak Djokovic continued his stellar play during the second half of the season on Sunday, claiming his fourth Rolex Shanghai Masters title over Borna Coric, 6-3, 6-4. Never losing his serve throughout the tournament,...

Wozniacki, Basilashvili Win China Open Titles; Medvedev Defeats Nishikori for Japan Open Crown

China Open—Beijing, China No. 2 seed Caroline Wozniacki defeated Anastasija Sevastova 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday to claim the China Open title in Beijing. Winning 70 percent of her first serve points, Wozniacki also broke her opponent on four occasions to...

Tomic Wins Chengdu Title; Nishioka Captures Shenzhen Crown

Chengdu Open—Chengdu, China Qualifier Bernard Tomic stuns the tennis world on Sunday in Chengdu, China, defeating top seed Fabio Fognini 6-1, 3-6, 7-6(7) to win the fourth title of his career. Saving four match points en-route to the title, Tomic hit...

Thiem Wins St. Petersburg Title; Simon Captures Metz Crown

St. Petersburg Open—St. Petersburg, Russia Top seed Dominic Thiem captured his 11th career ATP World Tour title and third of the season on Sunday in St. Petersburg, Russia, defeating Martin Klizan 6-3, 6-1. Thiem, who most recently lost an epic five-set...

Djokovic Defeats del Potro for Third US Open Title

US Open—New York, New York No. 6 seed Novak Djokovic stormed to his third US Open title on Sunday in Flushing Meadows, New York, defeating No. 3 seed Juan Martin del Potro, 6-3, 7-6(4), 6-3. In a match that lasted three...

Naomi Osaka Defeats Serena Williams for US Open Title

US Open—New York, New York No. 20 seed Naomi Osaka defeated No. 17 seed Serena Williams at the US Open on Saturday, claiming her first Grand Slam title by a 6-2, 6-4 scoreline. The match, which was largely played under dramatic...

Medvedev Captures Winston-Salem Open

Winston-Salem Open—N.C., U.S.A. Unseeded Russian Daniil Medvedev captured his second title of the year at the Winston-Salem Open on Saturday, defeating American Steve Johnson, 6-4, 6-4. Using his potent serve to deliver eight aces, Medvedev won 88 percent of his first...

Djokovic, Bertens Win Cincinnati Titles

Western & Southern Open—Cincinnati, Ohio No. 10 seed Novak Djokovic become the first man ever to capture all nine Masters 1000 titles when he defeated seven-time former winner Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday to capture the Western & Southern...

Nadal, Halep Win Rogers Cup

Rogers Cup—Canada Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep captured respective Rogers Cup titles in Toronto and Montreal on Sunday. For Nadal, his fourth title in Canada came at the expense of up-and-comer Greek player Stefanos Tsitsipas, 6-2, 7-6(4). Serving for the match...

Zverev Defends Washington Title; Klizan Wins Kitzbuhel Crown; Fognini Captures Los Cabos Title

Citi Open—Washington, DC, U.S.A. Top seed Alexander Zverev stormed to his second-straight title in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, defeating Australian Alex De Minaur 6-2, 6-4. Beginning the encounter by hitting thunderous backhands and serves, Zverev broke out to a 4-1...

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Djokovic Wins Fourth Shanghai Masters Title over Coric

Rolex Shanghai Masters—Shanghai, China No. 2 seed Novak Djokovic continued his stellar play during the second half of the season on Sunday, claiming his fourth...