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Laver Cup 2018: Team Europe def. Team World, Roger Federer, Alexander Zverev wins seal the deal

[ad_1] TEAM Europe retained their Laver Cup tennis crown as Alexander Zverev defeated Kevin Anderson to complete a 13-8 win over Team World.Germany’s Zverev came from a set down to complete a 6-7 (3/7), 7-5, 10-7 over Anderson as the Europeans successfully defended the title won in Prague last year.Zverev’s win was the final act of an enthralling day of action at Chicago’s United Center, where the World team had
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Alex de Minaur goes down in tight battle with world No.15 Stefanos Tsitsipas at Japan Open

[ad_1] ALEX de Minaur has finished short of another miracle comeback after going down in three set to world No.15 Stefanos Tsitsipas in the second round of the Japan Open. De Minaur looked on the ropes as Tsitsipas served for the match at 5-3 in the second set but the Australian launched a trademark comeback to level the encounter.Kyrgios scrapes past Nishioka0:49Experience the best of international tennis LIVE. FREE Sport
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Maria Sharapova and Alexander Gilkes boyfriend: Tennis star’s relationship

[ad_1] NOTHING like a casual date in the Cotswolds.On Saturday, Maria Sharapova enjoyed an afternoon outing in the scenic area of south central England, where she took in nature with millionaire beau Alexander Gilkes.“Fall in the Cotswolds,” the 31-year-old tennis star shared on Instagram, along with the emoji of a boy and girl pair.Maria Sharapova and Alexander Gilkes.Source: Getty ImagesGilkes, 39, the co-founder and president of online auction house Paddle8,
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Nick Kyrgios admits he’s seeing psychologists in trying to ‘get on top’ of mental health issues

[ad_1] TEMPERAMENTAL Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios says he is talking to psychologists and “trying to get on top” of his mental health after another roller-coaster season where he was criticised for his on-court antics. Kyrgios finished his season early in October after an elbow injury forced him out of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.The fiery 23-year-old lost his status as Australian number one to 19-year-old Alex de Minaur in
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ATP Finals 2018: Novak Djokovic sets up Alexander Zverev clash – after Roger Federer drama

[ad_1] Novak Djokovic produced a masterclass to crush Kevin Anderson and set up a title decider at the ATP Finals against Alexander Zverev, who ousted Roger Federer after a bizarre incident involving a ball boy. World number one Djokovic comfortably saw off the fourth seed 6-2, 6-2, never looking remotely troubled as he targets a record-equalling sixth end-of-season title at London’s O2 Arena.Earlier, 21-year-old Zverev beat Federer 7-5, 7-6 (7/5),
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Lleyton Hewitt to play doubles with Alex de Minaur; 2019 Brisbane International

[ad_1] For a retired player, Lleyton Hewitt sure is busy. Following in the footsteps of Dame Nellie Melba and John Farnham, Hewitt has again come out of retirement to receive a 2019 Brisbane International doubles wildcard with Alex de Minaur.Two years after officially hanging up the racquet from singles play, Hewitt, 37, still clearly has an itch to scratch after accepting an offer to return to the scene of one
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Brisbane International: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Alex de Minaur, tennis

[ad_1] Comeback player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga can jump back into the top 200 rankings if he can stop Australian No.1 Alex de Minaur’s Brisbane International run.Tsonga, France’s former world No.5, progressed to a quarter-final clash on Friday against de Minaur, who is 14 years his junior, with a 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 win over Japan’s Taro Daniel in their second-round Pat Rafter Arena match.The 2008 Australian Open runner-up moved 33 places to
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Kooyong Classic: Nick Kyrgios vs Bernard Tomic, schedule

[ad_1] Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic will face off for the first time at this week’s Kooyong Classic. After accepting a late entry into the exhibition event on Saturday, Kyrgios has been told he will play his one-time Davis Cup teammate and US Open doubles partner.The event may be an exhibition with no rankings points up for grabs, but tournament director Peter Johnston has no doubts the former grand slam
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Austeralian Open 2019; Nick Kyrgios to face Bernard Tomic at Kooyong Classic

[ad_1] Insisting there’s no bad blood, Nick Kyrgios says he and Bernard Tomic “have bigger fish to fry” this summer rather than worrying about gaining personal bragging rights in their much-hyped showdown at the Kooyong Classic. Australia’s two tennis rebels will square off for the first time on Wednesday, almost three years after Tomic accused Kyrgios of faking illness to skip a crucial Davis Cup tie against the United States