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Roger Federer gets point deducted for rare outburst during match at Shanghai Masters

Roger Federer gets point deducted for rare outburst during match at Shanghai MastersIt's not often that Federer loses his cool Over the years, Roger Federer has been the symbol of composure, but the Swiss star let his emotions get the best of him on on Friday. In a quarterfinal match against Alexander Zverev at the Shanghai Masters, Federer hit a return volley into the net and was clearly frustrated. Just seconds later, Federer grabbed the ball and launched it into the crowd by hitting it with his racket. The umpire ended up deducting a point from Federer for unsportsmanlike conduct and Federer argued with the umpire over the ruling. He argued with the umpire saying that the ball that he hit still could've been retrieved. "Point deducted, Mr Federer" Not often you see this...#RolexSHMasters pic.twitter.com/cnsdwBQBMu — Tennis TV (@TennisTV) October 11, 2019 Zverev won the quarterfinal matchup, 6-3, 6-7(7), 6-3, and this short outburst took place in the deciding set of the m..

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Naomi Osaka will represent Japan — not U.S. — at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Naomi Osaka will represent Japan -- not U.S. -- at 2020 Tokyo OlympicsThe two-time Grand Slam champion picked her birth country The No. 3 ranked women's tennis player in the world, Naomi Osaka, has chosen to represent Japan in the 2020 Tokyo summer Olympics. Under Japanese law, persons with dual citizenship are required to choose only one country to be a citizen of by their 22nd birthday. With that birthday coming up on Oct. 16, the now American and Japanese citizen has chosen Japan. Osaka was born in Japan and raised in the United States. Osaka has represented Japan as her home country on the WTA tour since turning pro in 2013 According to CNN, she spoke with Japanese broadcaster NHK about how it feels to be competing for the country. She says it is "a special feeling to try to go to the Olympics to represent Japan." The 21-year-old also feels that competing for Japan will create a different feeling. "I think I will be able to put more of my emotion into it by playing for th..

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Kim Clijsters, retired four-time Grand Slam champion, announces plan for 2020 tennis return

Kim Clijsters, retired four-time Grand Slam champion, announces plan for 2020 tennis returnThe former No. 1 player in the world retired in 2012 Four-time grand slam winner Kim Clijsters plans to return to tennis in 2020. The former No. 1 player in the world retired in 2012 but says she is ready to enter the tennis world again. The 36-year-old Belgian said, "I don't really feel like I want to prove something. I think for me it's the challenge," the 26-year-old Belgian said. In her announcement hype video, Clijsters talked about taking time off to be a mother to her three children but explains the she misses the feeling tennis brought her. "So, what if I tried to do both?" Clijsters said. Hi guys, I’m excited to finally be able to share this news with you… #wta #2020 pic.twitter.com/tm7jYMEwrH — Kim Clijsters (@Clijsterskim) September 12, 2019 She still has the love for the game and hopes to be able to compete at the top level, she told WTA: "The love for the sport is obvi..

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2019 US Open: Daniil Medvedev brings humor, humility to interview after loss to Rafael Nadal

2019 US Open: Daniil Medvedev brings humor, humility to interview after loss to Rafael NadalEarlier in the tournament it appeared Medvedev was embracing the villain role Rafael Nadal beat Daniil Medvedev to win the 2019 US Open final on Sunday and in the process took home his 19th Grand Slam title. While Nadal ended the night victorious, Medvedev left feeling grateful and gave the crowd laughs. Nadal defeated Medvedev, 7-5, 6-4, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 in a win that left the tennis legend in tears afterwards. When Medvedev was asked about his loss, he first mentioned the greatness of his opponent saying. "First of all, I just want to congratulate Rafa," he said. "Nineteen Grand Slam titles is something unbelievable. Outrageous." Humor. Adulation. Respect. Congratulations on a remarkable two weeks, @DaniilMedwed!#USOpen pic.twitter.com/oKOkmboQTc — US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 9, 2019 The ever expressive 23-year-old then brought humor to the stage as he pondered what highlights they woul..

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US Open 2019: Rafael Nadal fights off epic comeback attempt by Daniil Medvedev to win 19th career Grand Slam title

US Open 2019: Rafael Nadal fights off epic comeback attempt by Daniil Medvedev to win 19th career Grand Slam titleIt was Nadal's fifth US Open final appearance and Medvedev's first NEW YORK -- Rafael Nadal defeated Daniil Medvedev in an epic five-set match, 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 to win the men's singles title at the 2019 US Open. It was Nadal's 19th Grand Slam singles title, and fourth US Open title. Championship Point 💪💪 The moment @RafaelNadal captured his 4th title in Flushing Meadows...#USOpen pic.twitter.com/f4HF6pFCEU — US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 9, 2019 With Sunday's victory, Nadal is just behind Roger Federer's all-time record of 20 Grand Slam singles titles, with 19. Novak Djokovic, the youngest of the 'Big Three' at 32-years-old, has a total of 16. Nadal also passed Djokovic with a fourth US Open title and is now one shy of Federer's record five. "Tennis is more than Grand Slams," Nadal said after his win. "I feel honore..

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2019 US Open: Bianca Andreescu takes down Serena Williams in straight sets to take home the 2019 US Open title, denies Williams’ her record-tying 24th Grand Slam title

2019 US Open: Bianca Andreescu takes down Serena Williams in straight sets to take home the 2019 US Open title, denies Williams' her record-tying 24th Grand Slam titleSerena Williams is 0-4 in her last four Grand Slam finals NEW YORK -- Bianca Andreescu defeated Serena Williams in straight sets, 6-3, 7-5, to win her first Grand Slam title in Saturday's US Open women's final. In a matchup between tennis' Canadian teenage newcomer and one of the greatest superstars in the history of tennis, the youngster took home the crown. Etched in #USOpen [email protected]_ | #WomenWorthWatching pic.twitter.com/xpSpVEINrO — US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 7, 2019 Despite a late rally from the 23-time Grand Slam champion, Williams fell short of making history once again in a Grand Slam final, falling short of tying Australian Margaret Court's all-time Grand Slam singles titles record. Since returning to tennis after becoming a mother, Williams is 0-4 in Grand Slam fina..

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US Open 2019: Bianca Andreescu shocks Serena Williams to win first career Grand Slam championship

US Open 2019: Bianca Andreescu shocks Serena Williams to win first career Grand Slam championship Bianca Andreescu stunned Serena Williams with a 6-3, 7-5 victory to capture the 2019 US Open title. With the victory, Andreescu becomes the first Canadian singles player to win a Grand Slam event, and the 19-year-old jumps into the top 10 in the WTA rankings after winning her first Major title. Williams, meanwhile, has lost each of her last four Grand Slam finals, all with a chance to tie Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles, since returning to tennis after giving birth to her daughter. Andreescu played a match reminiscent of a younger Serena Williams, controlling the match with pace from the baseline, and an efficient first serve. After not qualifying for the event last year, Andreescu is the first teenager to win the US Open Women's singles title since Maria Sharapova -- as a 19-year-old herself -- in 2006. Stay with CBS Sports for live updates on the 2019..

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Andy Murray accuses opponent Fabio Fognini of shouting during match in Shanghai Masters loss

Andy Murray accuses opponent Fabio Fognini of shouting during match in Shanghai Masters lossThe two got in a headed exchange after the match Andy Murray accused Fabio Fognini of yelling during an important point on Tuesday at the Shanghai Masters in a 7-6 (7-4), 2-6, 7-6 (7-2) loss. At the conclusion of the match the two had a heated conversation at the net with Murray telling his opponent to "shut up." Murray accused Fognini of making a noise during the match and explained how the exchange went when he heard the noise. "Someone made a noise, I didn't know who made the noise, I looked in the direction of where the noise came from. He then told me, 'Stop looking at me, what are you looking at me for?' I was like, 'I was just about to hit a shot and someone made a noise'. He then told me to stop looking at him. The sound came from him, which you're not allowed to do, it's against the rules, it's hindrance, you shouldn't do it." He also added ..

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Naomi Osaka ends Bianca Andreescu’s 17-match winning streak in China Open quarterfinals

Naomi Osaka ends Bianca Andreescu's 17-match winning streak in China Open quarterfinalsAndreescu's winning streak has finally been halted in impressive fashion Nineteen-year old Bianca Andreescu has been one of the biggest stories in the tennis world in recent months. However, her 17-match winning streak finally came to a close at the China Open on Friday. Naomi Osaka defeated Andreescu 5-7, 6-3, and 6-4 in the quarterfinals and it marked Andreescu's first singles match loss since March 1. What an amazing match! The first chapter of what will be a storied rivalry ends with a win for @naomi_Osaka_ over Andreescu, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4!#ChinaOpen#大坂なおみ pic.twitter.com/znSJFwgTkN — WTA (@WTA) October 4, 2019 Andreescu got off to a strong start as she raced out to a 5-1 lead in the opening set. However, Osaka worked her way back from the early deficit and tied the set at 5-5. Unfortunately for Osaka, she did end up ultimately falling 7-5 to give the first set to Andreescu. Much li..

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Tennis umpire suspended for coaching player, making inappropriate comments towards ball girl during match

Tennis umpire suspended for coaching player, making inappropriate comments towards ball girl during matchGianluca Moscarella is being investigated by the ATP Tour Tennis chair umpire Gianluca Moscarella has been provisionally suspended after coaching a player and saying inappropriate comments to a ball girl during an ATP Tour Challenger match on Saturday. The match took place between Portugal's Pedro Sousa and Italy's Enrico Della Valle and during play Moscarella was clearly giving advice to Sousa, which is not allowed. Sousa won the first set 7-5, and afterwards the chair umpire said to the player, who he was referring to as "dear Pedro," that the match "should be 6-1,6-1, you had 45 break points," and asked him to stay "focused please." Moscarella also was saying things like, "Come on" and "2 minutes and it's over." BREAKING VIDEO! Umpire Moscarella giving any kind of advice to player during toilet break "Stay focused" "Come on" "2 minutes and its over" "Match should..

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