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Serena Williams is "evolving away from tennis" and plans to retire from the sport she dominated with 23 grand slam titles following the US Open, which begins later this month.Williams played on Monday only her second singles match since she returned to action at Wimbledon in June after a year-long absence from competition, beating Spain's Nuria Parrizas Diaz to reach the second round of the Toronto Open.
Alex de Minaur has been stopped four points short of a possible victory over Canadian Denis Shapovalov with rain playing havoc during the opening round of the Montreal Masters.The top-ranked Australian, one place higher than world No.
Serena Williams hadn't won in so long, she said she couldn't even remember the feeling.The 23-times grand champion picked up her first victory since the 2021 French Open on Monday, beating Nuria Parrizas-Diaz 6-3 6-4 at the WTA tournament in Toronto.
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An emotional Nick Kyrgios has spoken of his struggles to discover his best form after ending a three-year title drought with victory in the Citi Open final in Washington.Kyrgios took just 81 minutes to defeat Japanese giant-killer Yoshihito Nishioka 6-4 6-3 in Sunday's final to claim his first ATP Tour title since winning at the same event in 2019.
Liudmila Samsonova hit 10 aces and won her second career WTA title by coming back to beat sixth-seeded Kaia Kanepi 4-6 6-3 6-3 in the Citi Open decider.Samsonova, the 23-year-old Russian currently ranked 60th after needing to sit out part of the season because of her country's invasion of Ukraine, used a powerful serve against Kanepi to power through the bracket at the hard-court tournament, including a victory over reigning US Open champion Emma Raducanu.
1 Daniil Medvedev has ended his losing run in finals with a 7-5 6-0 win over Britain's Cameron Norrie to lift the title in Los Cabos, Mexico, and ramp up preparations for his US Open title defence.A ban on Russian players at Wimbledon due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine forced Medvedev to miss the grasscourt major and he arrived in Mexico for the ATP 250 event for his first tournament since June.
Nick Kyrgios is "super excited" after continuing his career-best season by powering into the final of the Citi Open in Washington.Backing up from his gruelling workload a day earlier, when he finished off Reilly Opelka then saved five match points in an epic quarter-final win over Frances Tiafoe, Kyrgios dealt with Michael Ymer in straight sets.
Australia's Daria Saville has fallen short in her bid for a second career WTA Tour title, beaten by Estonian veteran Kaia Kanepi in the semi-finals of the Citi Open in Washington.Instead 37-year-old Kanepi will seek her first title in nine years in Sunday's final against world No.
Daniil Medvedev will arrive in New York for his US Open title defence this month as the top seed after the Russian confirmed his stay as world No.1 by reaching the final in Los Cabos, Mexico.
Second-seeded Paula Badosa has beaten Coco Gauff 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 at the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic to reach her fourth semi-final of the year.Badosa won nine straight points while Gauff struggled with her serve, and led 2-0 in the second set before easing to a 5-1 lead.
Australia's Daria Saville is in the hunt for a second career WTA Tour title - and first in five years - after reaching the semi-finals of the Citi Open in Washington.88 Saville defeated Rebecca Marino 6-1 7-5 on Friday to set up a clash with sixth-seeded Kaia Kanepi who got past Anna Kalinskaya 6-7 (7-4) 6-4 6-3 in a match that lasted two hours 33 minutes.
Nick Kyrgios saved five match points against Frances Tiafoe, icing two matches in a day to progress to the Washington Open semi-finals.The Australian looked set for a straight-sets exit in his quarter-final against Tiafoe with the American having an opportunity to close out the match on serve in the second-set tiebreak.
Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from next week's US Open tune-up event in Montreal due to the same abdominal strain which forced him to miss his Wimbledon semi-final last month.3 Nadal's quest for a calendar grand slam ended after he pulled out of his highly anticipated showdown against Australia's Nick Kyrgios less than 24 hours before the match.
1 Daniil Medvedev has coasted into the semi-finals of the ATP event in Los Cabos, Mexico with a 6-2 6-2 victory against Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania.Defending US Open champion Medvedev dropped just three points on his first serve and sealed his 79-minute victory with his eighth ace.
Coco Gauff has held off four-time major champion Naomi Osaka 6-4 6-4 to advance to the quarter-finals at the Silicon Valley Classic in California.Gauff, the sixth seed, held all of her serves in the opening set on Thursday night and finished the 45-minute session with three aces.
Nick Kyrgios' hopes of securing a quarter-final berth at the Washington Open have been delayed by rain, his third-round match against Reilly Opelka set to resume on Saturday morning (AEST).Kyrgios, the 2019 champion, won the first set in a tiebreak and led in the second as he chased a first career win against the fourth-seeded American.
Reigning US Open champion Emma Raducanu has reached her second quarter-final of the season, beating Camila Osorio in a gruelling two-set encounter at the Citi Open.After battling it out for close to three hours, the British No.
Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from next week's US Open tune-up event in Canada as he cannot enter the country without being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, tournament organisers have said.Djokovic has refused to take the vaccine but was still included on the entry list for the ATP 1000 hardcourt event in Montreal when it was released in mid-July.