David Goffin claims an upset 6-4 7-6 (3) victory over world number one Rafael Nadal in Sydney to keep Belgium alive in their quarter-final clash at the inaugural ATP Cup team event.
The 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer set up a title match against 20-year-old Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas by defeating Borna Coric 6-2, 6-2 in just 67 minutes in the semi-finals of the ATP event.
Stefano Tsitsipas downed Wimbldon finalist Kevin Anderson in three sets to set up a meeting on his 20th birthday with Rafael Nadal,
Nadal earns a record-extending 11th championship at Roland Garros. The victory allows the 32-year-old Spaniard to hold onto the No. 1 ranking.
Twenty-times grand slam champion Roger Federer suffers a shock 3-6 6-3 7-6(4) defeat by Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis in the Miami Open second round on Saturday.
After reaching semi-finals in Rotterdam, the 36-year-old Swiss surpasses American Andre Agassi who was the previous oldest man to top the ATP rankings at the age of 33.
The contract covers the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and Masters 500 events from around the world, including tournaments in Monte Carlo, Madrid, Paris, Miami, Indian Wells and Shanghai.
Winners of the men's and women's singles titles will each earn $3.7 million, while runners-up will pocket $1.82 million from the $50.4 million total pot.
For many of the fringe players on the tour, featuring in the first round of a Grand Slam allows them to pick up what could be their biggest pay cheque of the year.
Hobbled by a niggling knee injury, Wawrinka's Wimbledon hopes were shredded by Russian Daniil Medvedev.
Swiss champion and world number 3 Stan Wawrinka prove too strong for world number 1 Andy Murray. The high octane match ended 6-7(6) 6-3 5-7 7-6(3) 6-1.
World number one Andy Murray beat Kei Nishikori 2-6 6-1 7-6(0) setting up a tough semifinal against former French Open Champion Stan Wawrinka who beat Marin Cilic 6-3 6-3 6-1.
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