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Kevin Anderson credits mental strength at Wimbledon

South Africa’s Kevin Anderson has credited mental conditioning for his ability to focus for nearly seven hours during his epic Wimbledon semifinal against American John Isner, and lauds his psychologist for his recent surge in form. Anderson, who has reached a career-high ATP ranking of

Swedish Open – Tournament No. 1 Diego Schwartzman crashes out

Tournament No. 1 seed Diego Schwartzman crashed out of the Swedish Open on Wednesday after a 6-7 (8), 3-6 defeat to Simone Bolelli. Schwartzman’s best result this year was winning his Rio Open in February, but his form has drifted since, eventually seeing him eliminated

US Open champs to get $3.8M each; total prize money to $53M

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The US Open women’s and men’s singles champions will each get $3.8 million and the Grand Slam tennis tournament’s total prize money will rise to $53 million. The U.S. Tennis Association said Tuesday that other increases include $700,000 for the winning

Andy Murray falls to World No. 839 following injury-hit year

Andy Murray has fallen to World No. 839 in the latest ATP World Rankings, his lowest ranking since turning pro. The three-time Grand Slam winner was forced to undergo hip surgery in January following months of persistent hip problems and has only played three matches

Rafael Nadal “deserves to be No.1” says Novak Djokovic

10:01 AM ET ESPN staff Novak Djokovic says Rafael Nadal is the best tennis player in the world, despite his victory over the Spaniard in the Wimbledon semifinals. The Serbian defeated Nadal in five sets before beating Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 in the final