Masters Cup

Djokovic wins Masters Cup

Novak Djokovic capped the best season of his career on Sunday as he defeated Russia's Nikolay Davydenko 6-1 7-5 to win the Masters Cup.

Injured Roddick out of Masters Cup

America's Andy Roddick pulled out of the Tennis Masters Cup with an ankle injury shortly before his group match with Roger Federer.

Djokovic reaches Masters Cup semi-finals

Serbia's Novak Djokovic took care of Russian Nikolay Davydenko 7-6 (7-3) 0-6 7-5 to reach the semi-finals of the season-ending Masters Cup.

Simon shocks Federer at Masters Cup

Gilles Simon shocked Roger Federer 4-6 6-4 6-3 at the Tennis Masters Cup, leaving the former world number one's bid for a third straight title in disarray.

Injury doubts cloud Masters Cup

Talek Harris Injury problems threaten to overshadow the season-ending Tennis Masters Cup, already rocked by the withdrawal of world number one Rafael Nadal.

Nadal pulls out of Masters Cup

Stephen Mackey Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the season-ending Masters Cup in Shanghai, citing fatigue after a long season and the need to prepare for the Davis Cup final.

Nadal stays alive in Masters Cup

By Paul Alexander Rafael Nadal has kept his chances of reaching the Masters Cup semi-finals alive, beating No.3 Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-4.

Nadal downs Gasquet in Masters Cup match

Rafael Nadal overcame self-doubts and a sluggish start to beat Richard Gasquet in the opening match of the Masters Cup.


Rare view from top of world

When he was king: Lleyton Hewitt says of his time as world No.1: ''You look back now and you realise how big an achievement it was.''

Linda Pearce Three Australians are among the 25 men who have been No.1 in the world.

Davydenko pulls out of Australian Open

World No.5 Nikolay Davydenko of Russia has withdrawn from this month's Australian Open and the ongoing Chennai Open due to a persistent heel injury.

Federer ends 'tough' year with Borg game

Martin Parry Roger Federer winds down his tough season with Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe this week, playing a series of exhibitions despite picking up a back injury.

Murray defeats Nadal in exhibition game

Britain's Andy Murray defeated world No.1 Rafael Nadal 6-4 5-7 6-3 in the final of the Abu Dhabi exhibition on Saturday.

Djokovic roars into Masters final

World number three Novak Djokovic roared into his first Masters Cup final with a 4-6 6-3 7-5 victory over Gilles Simon on Saturday.

Davydenko storms into Masters semis

Talek Harris Russia's Nikolay Davydenko has thrashed young Argentine Juan Martin del Potro in straight sets to storm into the Masters Cup semi-finals.

Tennis chiefs snub Roddick over schedule

Tennis chiefs rejected calls to re-think next year's schedule after world No.6 Andy Roddick criticised plans to force players to attend more tournaments.

Tummy-bug Federer looking for 'miracle'

Talek Harris Defending champion Roger Federer says it will be a "miracle" if he reaches the Masters Cup semi-finals after being hit by a stomach bug.

Newk tips end to Brit's Open curse

Jim Morton Tennis great John Newcombe has tipped Scotsman Andy Murray to break a 73-year British drought at this month's Australian Open.

Simon targets grand slam scalps in 2009

Justin Chadwick World No.7 Gilles Simon of France wants to inflict pain on the world's top three tennis players where it hurts the most - the grand slams.

Granollers replaces Nadal for Cup final

Marcel Granollers will replace injured world No.1 Rafael Nadal when Spain travel to Argentina to contest the Davis Cup final.

Federer suffers shock defeat at Masters

Talek Harris Roger Federer has lost to Gilles Simon of France 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 at the Masters Cup in his first match since a sore back forced him out of his last tournament.