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Archive for October 17th, 2016

October 17th, 2016

Andy Murray: I Believe I Can Get To No. 1, So I’ll Give It My Best Shot

Andy Murray has narrowed the gap with Novak Djokovic for the No. 1 ranking.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:11 am in 2016 Season, Year-End No. 1 | 44 Comments »

October 17th, 2016

Sorry Nick Kyrgios Responds To 8-Week ATP Suspension, Says He Will Improve His Behavior

A remorseful Nick Kyrgios has agreed to counseling for his bad behavior.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:51 am in ATP, Shanghai | 27 Comments »

October 17th, 2016

The ATP is Sending Nick Kyrgios to a Psychologist

However, the ATP says, “the suspension will be reduced to three tournament weeks upon agreement that the player enters a plan of care under the direction of a Sports Psychologist, or an equivalent plan approved by ATP, meaning Kyrgios could regain eligibility to compete on the ATP World Tour or Challenger Tour from Monday 7 November, 2016.”

Posted by Staff @ 9:13 am in Tennis | 29 Comments »

October 17th, 2016

Serena Williams Withdraws From WTA Finals, Gives Angelique Kerber Year-End No. 1 Ranking

For the second straight year Serena Williams won’t play the WTA Finals.

Posted by Staff @ 12:46 am in WTA Championships, Year-End No. 1 | 5 Comments »