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SHANGHAI | Federer battles, Djokovic cruises, del Potro out in Shanghai

SHANGHAI — Roger Federer was stretched to three sets for a second consecutive match to reach the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals on Thursday. Nevertheless, the top seed insisted he was content with how he’s playing. Federer defeated Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain 6-3, 2-6, 6-4, a day after being taken the distance by Daniil Medvedev of … Continue reading SHANGHAI | Federer battles, Djokovic cruises, del Potro out in Shanghai

NEW YORK | The Latest: Djokovic takes 1st set vs del Potro in final

NEW YORK — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): Novak Djokovic has won the first set over Martin del Potro in the U.S. Open men’s final, 6-3. The sixth-seeded Djokovic is trying for a third U.S. Open title and 14th major overall, which would tie Pete Sampras for third place … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Djokovic takes 1st set vs del Potro in final

NEW YORK | The Latest: del Potro through to fourth round at US Open

NEW YORK — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:35 a.m. Juan Martin del Potro is through to the fourth round at the U.S. Open. The 2009 champion beat No. 31 seed Fernando Verdasco 7-5, 7-6 (6), 6-3 in the final match of the night. Next up for del Potro, … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: del Potro through to fourth round at US Open

MASON, Ohio | Halep beats Barty in first of 2 matches in Cincinnati

MASON, Ohio — Top-ranked Simona Halep won the first of two scheduled matches Friday at the Western & Southern Open, edging 16th-seeded Ashleigh Barty 7-5, 6-4. Halep will face unseeded Lesia Tsurenko in a quarterfinal match after rain delayed matches on Thursday. Barty, who lost to Halep in last week’s Rogers Cup semifinals in Montreal, … Continue reading MASON, Ohio | Halep beats Barty in first of 2 matches in Cincinnati

LONDON | The Latest: Del Potro beats Paire in Wimbledon’s 3rd Round

LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Juan Martin del Potro overcame a hot-tempered display from Benoit Paire to reach the second week at Wimbledon, winning their third-round match 6-4, 7-6 (4), 6-3. Paire slammed his racket and shouted loudly at the chair umpire and himself after losing the second set, … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Del Potro beats Paire in Wimbledon’s 3rd Round

The Latest: Wozniacki considers Kuznetsova the favorite

PARIS (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 6:30 p.m. Former top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki considers Svetlana Kuznetsova the favorite for their fourth-round match at the French Open on Sunday. Wozniacki, the 11th-seeded Dane, advanced to the final eight after beating American teen CiCi Bellis 6-2, 2-6, 6-3. This sets up … Continue reading The Latest: Wozniacki considers Kuznetsova the favorite