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Golf: Stellar field gathers to challenge Koepka in Shanghai

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Having finally reached the summit, Brooks Koepka has no intention of giving up his number one ranking any time soon but his first outing as the man to beat could hardly be tougher with a stellar field gathered for this week’s WGC-HSBC Champions. FILE PHOTO: Golf – …

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Federer forced to battle again on way to Shanghai quarters

SHANGHAI: Reigning champion Roger Federer was pushed all the way for the second match in a row before beating Roberto Bautista Agut to squeeze into the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals on Thursday. The top seed and 20-time Grand Slam winner emerged from another nervy battle to eventually defeat the 28th-ranked Spaniard …

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Roger Federer makes shaky start to Shanghai defence

SHANGHAI: Roger Federer was given a huge scare before finally seeing off Russia’s Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 to open his Shanghai Masters defence in unconvincing fashion on Wednesday. The 37-year-old Swiss top seed faces Spain’s unseeded Roberto Bautista Agut on Thursday in the last 16. The 20-time Grand Slam …

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Tip-top Roger Federer in prime for Shanghai Masters defence

SHANGHAI: Roger Federer warned Novak Djokovic and his other Shanghai Masters rivals on Tuesday that he was in prime condition even as another long season approaches its climax. The 37-year-old Swiss has been carefully managing his schedule in recent years, cutting out the clay-court segment of the season since 2017 …

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