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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, puts an ice towel around his head during a changeover against Joao Sousa, of Portugal, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Novak Djokovic keeps cool, beats Joao Sousa at hot U.S. Open

- Associated Press

Djokovic left the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium for a medical timeout - the second time during the tournament he’s sought help from a doctor because of harsh weather - during what would become an otherwise straightforward 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 victory over 68th-ranked Joao Sousa of Portugal on Monday in the fourth round at Flushing Meadows.

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, puts an ice towel to his face during a changeover in his match against Marton Fucsovics, of Hungary, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Novak Djokovic in ‘survival mode’ at steamy U.S. Open

- Associated Press

He was not even 11/2 hours into his first match at Flushing Meadows in two years, and while Djokovic eventually would get past Marton Fucsovics 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-0 Tuesday, it was a bit of an ordeal. “Survival mode,” Djokovic called it.

Simona Halep, of Romania, returns a shot to Kaia Kanepi, of Estonia, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

Simona Halep 1st No. 1 seed to lose 1st U.S. Open match

- Associated Press

Halep made a quick-as-can-be exit Monday, overwhelmed by the power-based game of Kanepi 6-2, 6-4 to become the first No. 1-seeded woman to lose her opening match at the U.S. Open in the half-century of the professional era.

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, serves to Roger Federer, of Switzerland, during the finals at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Djokovic beats Federer for 1st Cincinnati title

- Associated Press

Novak Djokovic finally mastered the one tournament that’s eluded him, beating nemesis Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday for his first Western & Southern Open championship.

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FC Barcelona soccer player and founder of investment group Kosmos, Gerard Pique delivers his speech during the presentation of the city of Madrid as hosts of the new Davis Cup for the next two years in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Pique says Rafael Nadal to play in new Davis Cup format

- Associated Press

Gerard Pique is not worried about the possible absence of some top players in the revamped Davis Cup, especially since Rafael Nadal has said he will play in the new-look competition when it debuts next year.

Konta beats Mertens at Kremlin Cup

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Johanna Konta of Britain upset seventh-seeded Belgian Elise Mertens in the first round of the Kremlin Cup on Tuesday.

Yastremska wins maiden WTA Title In Hong Kong

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Ukrainian teen Dayana Yastremska won her maiden WTA title by upsetting sixth-seeded Wang Qiang of China 6-2, 6-1 in 65 minutes at the Hong Kong Open on Sunday.

Pliskova, Garcia in Tianjin Open final

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Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova will be looking for her second title of the WTA's Asian swing when she plays second-seeded Caroline Garcia of France in the Tianjin Open final on Sunday.