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US Open 2018: The yarn John Millman will be telling for years to come

[ad_1] ONE day long into the future, John Millman’s grandkids will be winners out of what happened yesterday.Grandpa John will be rocking in his chair on the big, airy porch of his big, airy Queenslander, his body creaking like floorboards under first steps of a morning, but his mind as sharp as ever.That mind has always been sharp, and always ready to turn thought into words, so Grandpa John’s only
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US Open 2018: Arthur Ashe Stadium court change slammed

[ad_1] THE US Open celebrated a dream semi-finals line-up of four Americans in the 2017 women’s singles. 12 months later, US Open officials have now admitted they deliberately changed the speeds of courts around Flushing Meadows in an attempt to help American players.FOLLOWLIVE: MILLMAN V FEDERER IN TITANIC US OPEN QUARTER FINAL ‘GONNE GET HIT WITH REALITY’: LEGEND’S SWIPE AT MILLMAN ‘IS THAT IN THE RULES?’ MILLMAN IN BIZARRE COSTUME
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Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer career earnings, money, prize, rich list

[ad_1] WITH his win at the 2018 US Open, Novak Djokovic passed Roger Federer for highest career earnings in tennis history.The $US3.8 million ($A5,340,140) prize money for winning the Open means the Serbian legend’s total earnings over his incredible career have jumped to $119,110,000 ($A167,385,283).MORE US OPEN NEWSCHAMPION! Djokovic takes out US Open to match incredible Sampras feat‘WILD’: Angry Djokovic loses it at ‘wild’ crowd in tense US Open finalThough
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Serena Williams cartoon: US chastises Mark Knight’s ‘racist, sexist’ image as Herald Sun doubles down

[ad_1] AMERICA has responded with shock and disgust over a cartoon depiction of tennis star Serena Williams which has been labelled “racist” and “sexist”.The image by Australian cartoonist Mark Knight has created uproar in the US with commentators saying it is an example of Australia’s “blind racism”.The furore comes as Knight, a respected cartoonist with Melbourne-based newspaper The Herald Sun, deleted his Twitter account and the paper doubled down on
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Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic to play doubles at Laver Cup

[ad_1] ROGER Federer and Novak Djokovic have played against each other 46 times. From Monaco to Shanghai and everywhere in between. Regular, run-of- the-mill tournaments and major finals. On Friday night, they play on the same side of the net for the first time. Federer and Djokovic will close out the first day of the second edition of the Laver Cup when they take on Jack Sock and Kevin Anderson
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Bernard Tomic wins Chengdu title: video, score, Fabio Fognini, ATP 250

[ad_1] BERNARD Tomic’s two-years from hell are over after the polarising Australian broke his ATP tournament duck, defeating top seed Fabio Fognini 6-1 3-6 the Chengdu final.Tomic was back to his crafty best during the China tournament, carrying his form into the final after breezing past Portugal’s Joao Sousa 6-4 6-4 in semi-final.“Fabio is playing ridiculous, he has won three titles this year and he wants to win another one,”
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Roger Federer, Borna Coric, Shanghai Masters, result, video

[ad_1] BORNA Coric has thwarted Roger Federer’s campaign for a 99th career title for the second successive meeting as the Croatian triumphed 6-4 6-4 in the semi- finals of the Shanghai Masters.Coric, who defeated Federer in three sets at the Halle Open final in June, earned a break in the opening game of both sets on Sunday to wrap up the victory with an excellent forehand pass after 73 minutes.The
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US Open 2018: Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka, women’s final

[ad_1] SIX-time champion Serena Williams swept aside Anastasija Sevastova to reach a ninth US Open final, where she’ll face Japanese trail blazer Naomi Osaka. Williams, seeded 17th as she seeks to add to her 23 Grand Slam titles for the first time since the birth of her daughter Olympia last year, needed just 66 minutes to dispatch the 19th-seeded Sevastova 6-3, 6-0.Osaka, seeded 20th, became the first Japanese woman to
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Roger Federer vs Novak Djokovic: Paris Masters semi-final

[ad_1] NOVAK Djokovic beat Roger Federer 7-6 (6), 5-7, 7-6 (3) in an epic Paris Masters semi-final lasting three hours, after Federer saved two match points on Sunday. Djokovic’s fourth straight win over Federer and 25th in 47 contests sends him into the final against unseeded Russian Karen Khachanov, who has never played in a Masters final.“This is my best match of the year, that’s for sure. Big respect to
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Tennis news, Alexander Zverev labels length of tennis season ridiculous, ATP Finals

[ad_1] Alexander Zverev labelled the length of the tennis season “ridiculous” after appearing to run out of steam against Novak Djokovic at the ATP Finals on Wednesday. The 21-year-old German was playing his 74th Tour match of the season and after staying with the world No.1 for nine games he collapsed to a 6-4 6-1 defeat.“The issue is that our season is way too long. That’s the issue. But I’ve