Shanghai Rolex Masters

The Shanghai Rolex Masters is back for its ninth edition this week. Over the years, it has emerged as Asia’s most successful and awarded tennis tournament. As an ATP Masters 1000 event, it is also the continent’s biggest men’s tennis event. The world’s top two ranked players, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, will be action at the Qizhong Tennis Center along with other big-name players like Alexander Zverev, Marin Cilic, Dominic Thiem and Milos Raonic to name just a few. All eyes, however, will be on Nadal and Federer, who are locked in a close battle for the season-ending world No. 1 honors. Fans will also get a chance to get up-close with tennis icon Bjorn Borg, who is in Shanghai as Rolex ambassador.
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Federer tops Nadal to seal second Shanghai title

Roger Federer needed just one hour and 12 minutes to beat world No. 1 Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-3 en route to his second Shanghai Rolex Masters title on Sunday.
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Upgrade likely for Shanghai Rolex Masters

The Shanghai Rolex Masters might be upgraded in 2019, with more singles entries, longer match schedule and higher prize money.
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Federer beats Nadal to win Shanghai Masters

Roger Federer got one over his old rival Rafael Nadal to win the Shanghai Masters 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday in a showdown between the two best players on the planet.
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Nadal, Federer on collision course in Shanghai

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer breezed into the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Rolex Masters on Thursday and Juan Martin del Potro defeated racquet-smashing Alexander Zverev.
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No more Chinese interest as Wu duo falls at second hurdle

Chinese players’ journey at this year’s Shanghai Rolex Masters came to an end after Wu Di and Wu Yibing lost their second-round doubles match 6-7 (5), 3-6.
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Nadal, Federer on course as Wu exits

Local hope Wu Di falls in the second round of the Shanghai Rolex Masters while Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer notch imperious wins to reach the third round.
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Kyrgios fined US$10,000 for Shanghai walkoff

The ATP said on Wednesday that Kyrgios had been punished for "unsportsmanlike conduct", saying he had failed to complete a medical visit to explain his actions.
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'Unwell' Kyrgios sorry for Shanghai walkoff

A year after being fined for “tanking” a match at the Shanghai Rolex Masters, Nick Kyrgios quit another one altogether.
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Nadal savors winning feeling after injury hell

Nadal's resurgence after injury is one of the tennis storylines of 2017 along with the similar rejuvenation of old rival Roger Federer.
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Wu becomes first Chinese player to win both singles and doubles in Shanghai

Wu Di became the first Chinese player to win both singles and doubles first-round matches at the Shanghai Rolex Masters, as he partners Wu Yibing to beat French rivals in doubles.
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