Federer marks No.1 ranking with 98th title in Stuttgart
(Reuters) - Roger Federer celebrated returning to the top of the world rankings by defeating Milos Raonic in the final of the Stuttgart Open on Sunday and lifting the 98th tour-level title of his garlanded career.
UPDATE 1-Tennis-Federer marks No.1 ranking with 98th title in Stuttgart
June 17 (Reuters) - Roger Federer celebrated returning to the top of the world rankings by defeating Milos Raonic in the final of the Stuttgart Open on Sunday and lifting the 98th tour-level title of his garlanded career.
Tennis-Krunic fights back again to win first title in Rosmalen
June 17 (Reuters) - Aleksandra Krunic fought back from the brink for a second day running before lifting her maiden tour-level title with a battling 6-7(0) 7-5 6-1 win over Kirsten Flipkens in the final of the Libema Open in Rosmalen, s'Hertogenbosch on Sunday. Serbian Krunic, who had to survive a match point against two-time champion and top seed CoCo Vandeweghe in Saturday's semi-final, again stared at defeat as the Belgian Flipkens served for the match at 5-4 in the second set.
Golf-Kiradech moves within striking distance of maiden major
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., June 16 (Reuters) - Kiradech Aphibarnrat would have been content just to make the cut at the U.S. Open but the burly Thai is suddenly in contention three shots off the lead going into the final day after posting one of the lowest rounds on Saturday.
UPDATE 2-Motor racing-Toyota dominant as Le Mans heads into the night
LE MANS, France, June 17 (Reuters) - Dominant Toyota led the Le Mans 24 Hours race into Sunday but Fernando Alonso's hopes of winning at the first attempt took a knock when Swiss team mate Sebastien Buemi collected a one minute stop-go penalty that left him a lap down.
Golf: Johnson squanders four-shot lead during third round at U.S. Open
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (Reuters) - Overnight pacesetter Dustin Johnson squandered a four-stroke advantage as Brooks Koepka and Henrik Stenson took a share of the lead during the third round at the U.S. Open on Saturday.
Federer beats Kyrgios to regain number one spot
(Reuters) - Roger Federer will be back as world number one in the new rankings next week after coming from behind to beat Nick Kyrgios 6-7(2) 6-2 7-6(5) in the semi-finals of the ATP Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart.
Tennis: Konta gains revenge on Vekic to reach Nottingham final
(Reuters) - Home favorite Johanna Konta kept her nerve through an hour's rain delay to defeat defending champion Donna Vekic and reach her second successive Nottingham Open final.
Golf-Berger and Finau vault onto leaderboard in third round at U.S. Open
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., June 16 (Reuters) - American Daniel Berger vaulted onto the leaderboard when he carded a four-under-par 66 in the third round on Saturday, finishing just as the Shinnecock Hills course was showing its teeth.
Tennis: Gasquet and Chardy to contest all-French final at Rosmalen
(Reuters) - Richard Gasquet and Jeremy Chardy set up an all-French final at the Libema Open in Rosmalen after both saw off Australian challengers in Saturday's semi-finals.
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