1. Fognini Fined $2,000 for Obscene Gesture

    SHANGHAI (AP) -- Fabio Fognini of Italy has been fined $2,000 for flashing an obscene gesture at the crowd after crashing out to a 553rd-ranked Chinese wild card at the Shanghai Masters...

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  2. Nadal to Play Shanghai Despite Appendicitis

    Rafael Nadal has been diagnosed with appendicitis but has decided to play the Shanghai Masters this week after receiving antibiotics at the hospital to treat the inflammation...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 1 month ago 2,340 reads 3 comments

  3. Fognini Throws Tantrum, Gives Obscene Gesture

    SHANGHAI -- Fabio Fognini of Italy bumped into the Chinese wild card who beat him and gave an obscene gesture to the crowd at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 992 reads 2 comments

  4. Predicting the Best Rivalries in Men's Tennis 5 Years from Now

    Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic clashed for the fourth time this season in the final of the Japan Open in Tokyo...

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  5. Rafael Nadal Must Make Quick Return to Full Health to Contend in 2015

    Over the past year, Rafael Nadal has made headlines for tournament withdrawals much more so than tournament victories...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 1 month ago 6,282 reads 20 comments

  6. Roger Federer Will Surpass Slumping Rafael Nadal for World No. 2 in Shanghai

    No. 3 Roger Federer is poised for a boost in his world ranking as he prepares for the impending Shanghai Rolex Masters. With Novak Djokovic locked into the No. 1 seed, only 285 points separate Federer from No...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 1 month ago 14,136 reads 38 comments

  7. Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova Top WTA Rankings

    Maria Sharapova is back up to No. 2 after winning her fourth title of the season at the China Open. Sharapova defeated Petra Kvitova 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 in Sunday's final for her fifth straight win over the Czech...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 992 reads 0 comments

  8. Shanghai Rolex Masters 2014: Daily Scores, Results and Draw Schedule

    The 2014 Shanghai Rolex Masters will be the second-to-last ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament on the schedule before the Finals in London, and with the Race To London really heating up, the Qizhong stadium is set to play witness to some high drama...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 1 month ago 18,182 reads 9 comments

  9. Will Laura Robson, Heather Watson Take the Next Step in Their Careers in 2015?

    Heather Watson suffered a fourth successive first-round tournament exit at the hands of 34-year-old Venus Williams at the China Open last Sunday. Laura Robson, meanwhile, has not played since January due to a wrist injury...

    Brett Curtis Written by Brett Curtis about 1 month ago 3,565 reads 2 comments

  10. Novak Djokovic's Late-Season Form Will Lead to 4th World Tour Finals Trophy

    Novak Djokovic played arguably the greatest final of his phenomenal career at the China Open on Sunday, beating Tomas Berdych 6-0, 6-2, and his excellent late-season form ...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 1 month ago 1,835 reads 15 comments

  11. What's at Stake for Men's Tennis Superstars at Shanghai Rolex Masters?

    The Shanghai Rolex Masters is the peak of the Asian tennis swing, and there is plenty at stake for the top superstars on the men’s tour...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 11,496 reads 57 comments

  12. What Andy Murray Must Improve to Contend with Novak Djokovic

    Andy Murray 's campaign to reach the ATP Tour Finals at the O2 Arena has taken a major step forward over the past fortnight, with the Scot sealing success at the Shenzhen Open ...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 1 month ago 2,157 reads 18 comments

  13. Ranking the Top Candidates for 2014 ATP Player of the Year

    The curtain is preparing to drop on the 2014 ATP season. The encore is just around the corner in the shape of the ATP World Tour Finals from Nov. 9-16...

    Will Medlock Written by Will Medlock about 1 month ago 2,640 reads 19 comments

  14. Tennis Players Most Likely to Win Their 1st Grand Slam Title in 2015

    In tennis 2014 has been all about potential change at the top of the game. The stranglehold of the Big Four on the ATP World Tour continues to be threatened by other players in the top 20 who sense a way through...

    Matt McGladrigan Written by Matt McGladrigan about 1 month ago 5,332 reads 3 comments

  15. Nishikori Beats Raonic to Claim Japan Open Title

    US Open runner-up Kei Nishikori beat the No. 4-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-4 in the final of the Japan Open on Sunday to win his fourth ATP Tour title of the season...

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  16. Novak Djokovic Batters a Beleaguered Tomas Berdych 6-0 6-2 in Beijing

    World No 1 Novak Djokovic was in a league of his own as he took Tomas Berdych apart, winning 6-0 6-2, to claim the China Open title on Sunday...

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  17. Sharapova Secures China Open Crown

    World number four Maria Sharapova captured the China Open with a thrilling 6-4 2-6 6-3 final win over third seed Petra Kvitova in Beijing...

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  18. Novak Djokovic vs. Tomas Berdych: Score and Recap from 2014 China Open

    If you're someone who only checks in on tennis during the Grand Slam season, you may be wondering how Novak Djokovic has handled the remainder of 2014 since his U.S. Open loss. Well, it turns out he's still quite dominant...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 3,828 reads 0 comments

  19. Nishikori, Raonic to Meet in Japan Open Final

    Fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori advanced to the final of the Japan Open with a 4-6, 6-0, 7-6 (7-2) victory over unseeded Benjamin Becker of Germany on Saturday...

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  20. Novak Djokovic's Winning Streak in China Will Lead to Another Title in Beijing

    World No. 1 Novak Djokovic has simply been unstoppable at the China Open this year. Through four rounds, the Serb has defeated his opponents in methodical fashion, winning in consecutive sets each time...

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  21. Sharpova Tops Ivanovic to Reach China Open Finals

    World number four Maria Sharapova reached the China Open final with a 6-0 6-4 win over Ana Ivanovic in Beijing...

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  22. Is Rafael Nadal in Danger of Being Labeled a Whiner?

    Rafael Nadal , the tennis king of idiosyncrasies, might be adding another ritual to his routine: whining. In case you haven't heard, Nadal hated the tennis balls used at the China Open in Beijing...

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  23. Olaso's 5-Year Ban for Match Fixing Upheld

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  24. Can David Goffin Keep Winning?

    At a recent practice in Mons, Belgium, the country's former leading man and its current top tennis player traded missiles from the baseline...

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  25. Nadal Dedicated to Strong Season Finish After Loss

    Rafael Nadal was quick to temper expectations following a pulsating 6-7(7), 6-4, 6-3 defeat to Martin Klizan at the China Open on Friday...

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