Tennis: Five times the Swiss has been rolled

AFP Five memorable defeats during the career of Roger Federer, the world number three who was beaten in the first match of his Shanghai Masters title defence by Spain's 70th-ranked Albert Ramos-Vinolas on Tuesday:

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    Nick Kyrgios could face four-week ban …

    Nick Kyrgios stands chance of facing a 28-day ban if he racks up additional fines before February.

  • Tennis: ATP Shanghai Masters results … AFP - 2 hours 38 minutes ago

    Collated results from the ATP Shanghai Masters on Tuesday:

  • Tennis: WTA Linz Open results AFP - 2 hours 43 minutes ago

    Results from the second day of the WTA Linz Open on Tuesday:

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    Williams and Kerber battle through in …

    Third seed Venus Williams mounted a spirited comeback to beat Yuliya Beygelzimer at the Hong Kong Open in three sets on Tuesday.

  • Tennis: WTA Hong Kong Open results AFP - 2 hours 54 minutes ago

    Results from day two of the WTA Hong Kong Open Tuesday:

  • Roger Federer suffers shock defeat at … Sportskeeda - 3 hours ago
    Roger Federer suffers shock defeat at …

    The second seed lost to unseeded Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas.

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    Nadal getting closer to Djokovic

    In spite of again losing out against the world number one, Rafael Nadal is confident he is not far away from matching Novak Djokovic.

  • Tennis: Roger and out in Shanghai - … AFP - 3 hours ago

    Seventeen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer crashed out to little-known Spanish left-hander Albert Ramos-Vinolas in a major shock in his opening match at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday. Defending title-holder Federer was stunned 7-6 (7/4), 2-6, 6-3 by the world number 70, who is yet to claim his first career title and has only won three matches in total at the Grand Slam tournaments. Federer, 34, gave a thin smile and a wave to the crowd, which included his idol Rod Laver, as he left a shocked Qi Zhong Stadium, where he lifted the trophy last year and won the 2006 and 2007 Tennis Masters Cup.

  • Tennis: New prince Albert reigns in … AFP - 4 hours ago

    Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas said his father was so nervous he couldn't work and his mother was running around the house as they watched their son upend the great Roger Federer at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday. In by far the biggest upset of his career, the 70th-ranked left-hander shocked the defending champion and world number three 7-6 (7/4), 2-6, 6-3 at the Qi Zhong Stadium, far away from the family home in Spain. Ramos-Vinolas has never won a tournament on the men's tour and has only ever come out on top of three Grand Slam matches -- compared to Federer's record-breaking 17 major titles.

  • Kyrgios beating Nadal gave him an inflated … IANS - 4 hours ago

    Shanghai, Oct 13 (IANS) Tennis legend Rod Laver believes the worst thing to happen to controversial player Nick Kyrgios's young career so far was the upset triumph over Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon last year. Laver also made the stunning claim that Kyrgios blew the US Open title victory with a cavalier first round loss to Andy Murray. Speaking in China at the Australian Open 2016 launch, Laver, 11-time Major champion, said Kyrgios's extravagant and often low percentage shot selection killed a golden opportunity to beat Andy Murray in the US Open first round.

  • Tennis: Venus battles to next round … AFP - 5 hours ago

    Seven-time Grand Slam winner Venus Williams battled through a gruelling first-round match at the Hong Kong Open Tuesday, taking three sets to beat unseeded Yuliya Beygelzimer. Williams, 35, is fighting for a place in the eight-player WTA Finals in Singapore later this month with Hong Kong her last chance to get the points she needs. Williams has had a resurgent season, winning her biggest title in five years in Wuhan at the beginning of October.

  • Federer stunned in Shanghai Masters IANS - 5 hours ago

    Shanghai, Oct 13 (IANS) Spanish qualifier Albert Ramos-Vinolas stunned Swiss maestro Roger Federer in the second round of the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament beating the second seed 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-3 here on Tuesday. The 27-year-old Spaniard played fearless tennis as he shocked defending champion Federer in just over two hours.

  • Tennis: ATP Shanghai Masters result … AFP - 5 hours ago

    Results from the ATP Shanghai Masters on Tuesday:

  • Olympics/Tennis: Djokovic feels lure … AFP - 6 hours ago

    Novak Djokovic on Tuesday said the Rio Olympics would be one of his top priorities next year as he looks to add a gold medal to his haul of Grand Slam titles. Top-ranked Djokovic, a 10-time Grand Slam-winner, said he had already started planning his schedule for next season with the Rio de Janeiro Games marked out as a major target. Djokovic won Olympic bronze at Beijing 2008.

  • Paes-Peers enter Shanghai Open men's … ANI - 6 hours ago

    Shanghai, Oct.13 (ANI): Indian tennis ace Leander Paes along with Australian partner John Peers have advanced to the second round of the men's doubles event in the Shanghai Open on Tuesday.

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