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Nadal to end year as world number one

Rafael Nadal won the French Open and US Open in 2017 to give him 16 Grand Slam titles overall



Rafael Nadal will end 2017 as world number one after a second-round win over Hyeon Chung at the Paris Masters.

The Spaniard, who has risen from ninth at the start of the year via French and US Open victories, advanced 7-5 6-3 in one hour and 48 minutes.

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Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in Shanghai Masters final

Only Jimmy Connors, who won titles from 1971-88, has won more matches in the Open era than Federer



Wimbledon champion Roger Federer beat world number one Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-3 in the Shanghai Masters final to capture his sixth title of the year.

The 36-year-old Swiss, who has lost only four times in 2017, was again in imperious form as he won in 72 minutes.

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Fabio Fognini: Italian fined £72,806 and gets suspended ban for US Open outburst

Fabio Fognini is ranked 28th in the world



Fabio Fognini has been fined $96,000 (£72,806) and given a suspended Grand Slam ban after verbally abusing an umpire at the US Open in September.

The Italian used insulting language towards Louise Engzell in his first-round defeat by Stefano Travaglia.

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Shanghai Masters: Nick Kyrgios fined for quitting match

Nick Kyrgios received a fine of $25,000, and was suspended for eight ATP tournament weeks following his conduct at the 2016 Shanghai Masters



Nick Kyrgios has been fined $10,000 (£7,573) for unsportsmanlike conduct after he quit his first-round match at the Shanghai Masters.

Kyrgios was booed as he left the court on Tuesday after he lost the first set on a tie-break against Steve Johnson.

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Dan Evans: British tennis player banned for one year for positive cocaine test

Evans reached the fourth round of the Australian Open in January




British tennis player Dan Evans has been banned for one year after testing positive for cocaine, which he explained had accidentally mixed with his medication in a washbag.

The British number four provided the positive sample at the Barcelona Open on 24 April and his suspension is back-dated to begin from that date.

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