Alja Tomljanovic has suffered a first round disappointment in the Tallinn Open losing 6-1 7-6 (7-3) to Barbora Krejcikova in 99 minutes.1 started very slowly, committing six double-faults in the opening set, being broken three times and failing to force one break point.
Top-seeded Maria Sakkari has recovered from losing the opening set to defeat Ukrainian qualifier Kateryna Baindl 6-7 (2-7) 6-2 6-3 in the opening round of the Parma Ladies Open.Sakkari, who accepted a late wild card to the red claycourt tournament, was playing her first event since losing to Wang Xiyu in the second round of the US Open.
It's not often you see a brain fade quite this bad, but Alexander Bublik's bungled trick shot was just that. Read more here.
Brandon Nakashima earned his first ATP Tour victory in his hometown, beating friend and fellow Southern Californian Marcos Giron 6-4 6-4 in the San Diego Open final."It's super-special, something you dream of, but to have it happen in my hometown with all my friends and family here, it's a moment I'll never forget," said Nakashima, who had two previous finals appearances.
Nick Kyrgios' attempt to weigh in on the retirement of Roger Federer included a slight jab at his old nemesis Novak Djokovic. Read more here.
Roger Federer has bid one final farewell to the tennis world after Team World stunned Europe to win the Laver Cup. Read more here.
Frances Tiafoe proved the pantomime villain for a second time at the Laver Cup when his epic comeback against Stefanos Tsitsipas denied Roger Federer one final trophy before retirement.A 1-6 7-6 (13-11) 10-8 victory for the US Open semi-finalist, in the 11th match of the Ryder Cup-style team competition, helped Team World to their first triumph at the fifth time of asking.
Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova has registered a 7-6 (7-4) 6-0 victory against top seed Jelena Ostapenko, who suffered a foot injury during the match, in the final of the Korea Open to clinch her third WTA title.It was the second title of the season for the 27-year-old Alexandrova, who is ranked 24th in the world and was seeded second in the WTA 250 event in Seoul.
Liudmila Samsonova improved her unblemished record in tennis finals to 4-0 by defeating Chinese teenager Zheng Qinwen 7-5 7-5 at the Pan Pacific Open, continuing her incredible hardcourt run to lift her third title in two months.It was the 18th win in her past 19 matches for the 23-year-old Russian with the only defeat since July coming against Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic in the fourth round of the US Open this month.
Australia's Chris O'Connell has fallen just short of final berth at the ATP Tour's San Diego Open.130 O'Connell went down 6-4 7-6 (7-3) to hard-serving American Brandon Nakajima in their semi-final on Saturday.
Rafa Nadal teamed up with Roger Federer at the Laver Cup, before making a difficult personal decision. Read more here.
Novak Djokovic produced a stunning performance to thrash Frances Tiafoe in his first match since winning Wimbledon in July to edge Team Europe ahead in the Laver Cup.With Roger Federer watching on from courtside at a sold out O2 Arena on Saturday, the day after his emotional farewell match alongside Rafa Nadal, Djokovic returned to action in spellbinding fashion.
Liudmila Samsonova has maintained her stellar run in the second half of the season to reach her third final of the year by defeating China's Zhang Shuai 7-6(7-4) 6-2 at the WTA Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.It was the 17th win in her last 18 matches for the 23-year-old Russian who will seek her fourth WTA career title when she meets China's Zheng Qinwen in Sunday's championship clash.
This day, this match, had to come for Roger Federer, and for tennis.Federer bid adieu Friday night with one last contest before he heads into retirement at age 41 after a superlative career that included 20 grand slam titles and a statesman's role.
Roger Federer couldn't hold back the tears after the final match of his tennis career at the Laver Cup. Read more here.
James Duckworth's title bid at the San Diego Open is over with the Australian eliminated by No.Duckworth put up a brave fight but was overpowered by the American, going down 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 at Barnes Stadium.
Roger Federer was unable to bring the curtain down on his illustrious career with one final victory after he suffered defeat in the doubles at the Laver Cup to ensure a dramatic opening day ended level at 2-2.The 20-time grand-slam champion teamed up with old-rival Rafael Nadal for his 'last dance' in London but saw his dream finale ruined by Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe, who won 4-6 7-6 (7-2) 11-9 to dampen spirits at the O2.
Emma Raducanu missed out on a place in the Korea Open final as she was forced to retire through injury in her semi-final.The 19-year-old Brit was trailing 4-6 6-3 3-0 to Latvian Jelena Ostapenko in Seoul but was unable to complete the match.
Chris O'Connell has moved into his second career ATP quarterfinal thanks to a 6-3 7-5 upset of eighth seed J. Wolf at the San Diego Open ATP 250.
Having become the youngest player to top the men's world rankings, 19-year-old Carlos Alcaraz is already plotting to make sure his stint as world No.The Spaniard climbed to the top of the ATP rankings this month when he claimed his maiden grand slam title at the US Open at Flushing Meadows.