The newly-revamped ASB Classic tennis tournament has landed
two major drawcards for next year.
World number ones Serena Williams, aiming to complete the
first calendar-year grand slam in 27 years, and Novak
Djokovic have been named the top seeds for the US Open
championships starting next week in New York.
Defending champion Serena Williams finished her last US Open
tune-up in style by beating Romanian third seed Simona Halep
6-3 7-6(5) to win the Western & Southern Open on Sunday.
Andy Murray ended a long drought against Novak Djokovic when
he beat the Serbian 6-4 4-6 6-3 in a draining final of the
Tennis star Maria Sharapova again tops the list of highest
earning female athletes over the past year, according to
World number one Novak Djokovic stormed into the
quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup with 6-2 6-1 demolition of
Jack Sock on Thursday running his Masters 1000 winning streak
to 28 matches.
Australian Nick Kyrgios has been fined $10,000 and may face
further punishment for the insulting comment he directed at
Swiss Stan Wawrinka during a match at the Rogers Cup, the ATP
Serena Williams needed a set to shake off some hard court
rust, then rolled to a 2-6 6-3 6-0 win over Italy's Flavia
Pennetta and into the third round of the Rogers Cup.
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