Austria’s Dominic Thiem maintained his hopes of reaching the ATP Finals last four with a straight-set win over Japan’s Kei Nishikori in London.The world number eight, who lost to Kevin Anderson and Roger Federer in straight sets in his previous group matches, won 6-1 6-4.
Roger Federer is chasing a 100th career title at the ATP Finals.
Roger Federer recovered from his first-match nightmare to keep alive his hopes at the ATP Finals with a comfortable victory over Dominic Thiem.Switzerland’s Federer, knowing defeat would mean he would not advance from his group, beat the Austrian 6-2 6-3.
ATP Finals: Roger Federer beaten by Kei Nishikori in opening group match.
Roger Federer paid for his errors as he lost to Japan’s Kei Nishikori in his opening group match at the ATP Finals.The Swiss, chasing a 100th career title at the season-ending event, lost 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 to the world number nine.
Victory over Novak Djokovic was Karen Khachanov's fourth straight win over a top-10 player this week.
Russia’s Karen Khachanov defeated incoming world number one Novak Djokovic to win his first Masters 1000 title at the Paris Masters.The 22-year-old beat Djokovic 7-5 6-4 in one hour and 37 minutes to end the Serb’s 22-match unbeaten run.
Roger Federer says fellow tennis great Serena Williams “went too far” in her outburst at the umpire during September’s US Open final.Williams received a code violation for coaching, a penalty point for racquet abuse and a game penalty for calling the umpire a “liar” and a “thief” during her defeat by Naomi Osaka.
US Open and Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic is unbeaten in 21 matches.
Second seed Novak Djokovic will face third seed Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the Paris Masters.Djokovic fought back from a set down to beat Croat Marin Cilic 4-6 6-2 6-3 in two hours and 12 minutes.
Sloane Stephens has won both her group matches at the WTA Finals in a deciding set.
Sloane Stephens beat Kiki Bertens at the WTA Finals, in a result that spared US Open champion Naomi Osaka early elimination.The American, 25, won six of the last seven games to claim the match 7-6 (7-4) 2-6 6-3.
Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki beat Petra Kvitova for the first time in four years with a 7-5 3-6 6-2 victory at the WTA Finals in Singapore.
Stephens won the US Open in 2017 and reached this year's French Open final.
World number eight Sloane Stephens has qualified for the season-ending WTA Finals for the first time.The 25-year-old American, who won the US Open last year, is the sixth player to qualify for the event in Singapore, which begins on 22 October.
World number two Caroline Wozniacki beat Wang Qiang in straight sets to set up a China Open final against Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova.Australian Open champion Wozniacki won 6-1 6-3 against the Chinese wildcard in 82 minutes in Beijing.