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Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares power into ATP Finals semis

MIKE DICKSON AT THE O2 ARENA: The Scottish-Brazilian duo took only 73 minutes to defeat the world No 1 pair Brazil’s Marcelo Melo and Poland’s Lukasz Kubot 6-2, 6-4.

Jack Sock stuns Alexander Zverev at ATP Finals

Jack Sock won a see-saw encounter with Alexander Zverev to secure a semi-final against Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.

Petra Kvitova pledges to move on after stabbing incident

Double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova pledged that she would try and move on from the horrendous stabbing attack she suffered last year after Czech police ended the investigation.

Thiem sets up sudden death clash with Goffin in ATP Finals

Dominic Thiem will go head to head with David Goffin in a sudden death clash in the ATP Finals, with a showdown with the legendary Roger Federer the prize for the victor.

Murray and Soares revive semi-final hopes at ATP Finals

Jamie Murray walked on court at London’s 02 Arena on Wednesday night knowing that defeat would effectively bring a long, hard season to an abrupt halt.

Grigor Dimitrov beats David Goffin at ATP Finals

Grigor Dimitrov thrashed David Goffin 6-0 6-2 to sail into the ATP Finals knock-out stages and ensure he steers clear of Roger Federer. It was the second win in as many matches for the Bulgarian.

Roger Federer still standing Nitto ATP Finals in London

Rafael Nadal may have gone – his brief London stay not helped by a 4am fire alarm on Tuesday at his Westminster hotel – but Roger Federer will be in town until at least the weekend.

Nadal set for verdict of lawsuit against doping claim

On Thursday Nadal is scheduled to hear the outcome of his longstanding lawsuit against France’s former heath and sports minister Roselyn Bachelot.

Radek Stepanek retires from tennis at the age of 38

Radek Stepanek has announced his retirement from tennis after failing to recover his fitness following back surgery in March. The 38-year-old won the Davis Cup for his country in 2012 and 2013.

Jack Sock beats Marin Cilic in ATP Finals

Jack Sock won for the first time at the ATP Finals, beating Wimbledon finalist Marin Cilic 5-7, 6-2, 7-6 (4). Sock lost his debut match to Roger Federer, but he is now 1-1 in his round-robin group.

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Nitto ATP Finals in London

Rafael Nadal on Monday night lost a match, wished everyone a Merry Christmas and then departed London's O2 Arena to attend to his injured knees.

Eugenie Bouchard sizzles in purple bikini in The Bahamas

Canadian tennis ace Eugenie Bouchard continued her end of season break by lapping up the sun in the Caribbean.

Jelena Dokic's abusive father made her sleep at Wimbledon

Former world No 4 Jelena Dokic has told how her abusive father banished her from their hotel after she lost the 2000 Wimbledon semi-final against Lindsay Davenport.

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares lose in ATP Finals opener

Murray and Soares trailed their distinguished opponents by a set and 4-1 at the O2 Arena, although only after a dramatic collapse that saw them spurn three set points and a 5-3 lead.

Grigor Dimitrov beats Dominic Thiem at ATP Finals

Dimitrov surrendered a one-set lead at London's O2 Arena and then needed two chances to serve for victory in the decider before edging past the talented Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 7-5.

Alexander Zverev defeats Marin Cilic in ATP Finals debut

A few hours after old master Roger Federer reminded everyone of his magic, Alexander Zverev, the man leading the next generation of men's tennis, dazzled on his ATP Finals debut.

Roger Federer roars on after beating Sock at ATP Finals

Roger Federer was convalescing from injury this time a year ago, but he was back in east London on Sunday, and so were the hordes who flock here to eagerly support him.

Coco Vandeweghe leads US to first Fed Cup in 17 years

Coco Vandeweghe was not about to let a perfect Fed Cup season slip away as she led the United States to their first title in 17 years in Minsk on Sunday.

Fed Cup: Sloane Stephens loses to Aryna Sabalenka

US Open champion Sloane Stephens lost in three sets to Aryna Sabalenka as host Belarus and the United States ended the opening day of the Fed Cup final evenly poised at 1-1.

Chung Hyeon holds firm to win inaugural NextGen ATP Finals

South Korean iceman Chung Hyeon doused the fire of Andrey Rublev to win the inaugural NextGen ATP Finals on Saturday - pocketing a £296,000 cheque in the process.

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