Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer overcomes Rafael Nadal to clinch Shanghai Masters title
Wimbledon champion Roger Federer defeats world number one Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-3 in the Shanghai Masters final to capture his sixth title of the year.
Oct 15, 12:07
Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a forehand in her second-round match against Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus during day three of the 2016 Australian Open  on January 20, 2016
Result: Maria Sharapova ends title wait with victory in Tianjin Open final
Maria Sharapova wins her first WTA title since returning from a drugs ban thanks to a straight-sets victory over Aryna Sabalenka in the Tianjin Open final.
Oct 15, 10:45
Rafael Nadal in action during the first round of the US Open on August 29, 2017
Rafael Nadal to face Roger Federer in Shanghai Masters final
Roger Federer beats Juan Martin del Potro in three sets to book a place in the Shanghai Masters final, where he is to face Rafael Nadal for a fourth time this season.
Oct 14, 20:36
Maria Sharapova in action against Lauren Davis during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
Result: Maria Sharapova reaches first WTA final since drugs ban at Tianjin Open
Former world number one Maria Sharapova reaches her first WTA final since returning from a drugs ban by beating Peng Shuai 6-3 6-1 at the Tianjin Open.
Oct 14, 11:21
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer seals place in Shanghai Masters semi-finals
Roger Federer is through to the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters after a hard-fought victory over Richard Gasquet.
Oct 13, 16:12
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates victory after his men's singles match against Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland during day two of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at O2 Arena on November 16, 2015
Result: Rafael Nadal battles past Grigor Dimitrov to reach Shanghai Masters semi-finals
World number one Rafael Nadal reaches the Shanghai Masters semi-finals with a three-set victory over Grigor Dimitrov.
Oct 13, 11:19
Fabio Fognini in action on day two of the Australian Open on January 20, 2015
Fabio Fognini fined for US Open outburst
Fabio Fognini is handed a fine and a suspended ban for his outburst at the US Open.
Oct 12, 22:21
Johanna Konta in action in round one of the US Open on August 28, 2017
Johanna Konta to miss WTA Championships
British number one Johanna Konta withdraws from next week's Kremlin Cup, resulting in her absence from this year's WTA Championships.
Oct 12, 10:08
Nick Kyrgios is hungry on day one of the Australian Open on January 18, 2016
Nick Kyrgios fined, loses prize money for storming out of Shanghai opener
Nick Kyrgios is fined £7,500 and loses £16,000 prize money for quitting his first-round tie at the Shanghai Masters midway through the match.
Oct 11, 09:53
Nick Kyrgios in action at the French Open on May 27, 2016
Nick Kyrgios blames Shanghai Masters forfeit on stomach bug
Nick Kyrgios claims that his decision to quit his Shanghai Masters first-round match with Steve Johnson after the first set was due to a stomach bug.
Oct 10, 22:47
Andy Murray celebrates during his match against Juan Martin del Potro at the French Open in June 3, 2017
Andy Murray, Serena Williams expected to play in Australian Open
Australian Open director Craig Tiley says that Andy Murray and Serena Williams are expected to play in Melbourne in January.
Oct 10, 10:59
Kyle Edmund celebrates winning a point during his first-round match against Gilles Simon at Queen's on June 15, 2016
Result: Kyle Edmund beats Jiri Vesely to set up Marin Cilic clash at Shanghai Masters
Kyle Edmund earns a place in the second round of the Shanghai Masters with a straight-sets victory over Jiri Vesely.
Oct 9, 12:39
Rafael Nadal in action during the first round of the US Open on August 29, 2017
Result: Rafael Nadal scoops sixth title of 2017 with victory in China
World number one Rafael Nadal beats Nick Kyrgios in straight sets to lift the China Open trophy - his sixth title of the season.
Oct 8, 16:00
Simona Halep of Romania celebrates winning a point against Falvia Pennetta of Italy during their season-ending tennis WTA Final in Singapore on October 25, 2015
Simona Halep ends wait to become world number one
Simona Halep ends her wait to top the WTA World Rankings by reaching the final of the China Open with a win over Jelena Ostapenko.
Oct 7, 12:55
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates victory after his men's singles match against Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland during day two of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at O2 Arena on November 16, 2015
Result: Rafael Nadal battles past Grigor Dimitrov to reach China Open final
World number one Rafael Nadal battles past Grigor Dimitrov in three sets to reach the final of the China Open.
Oct 7, 12:12
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates victory after his men's singles match against Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland during day two of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at O2 Arena on November 16, 2015
Result: Rafael Nadal beats John Isner to reach China Open semi-finals
World number one Rafael Nadal registers a straight-sets win over John Isner to reach the China Open semi-finals.
Oct 6, 09:52
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates victory after his men's singles match against Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland during day two of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at O2 Arena on November 16, 2015
Result: Rafael Nadal breezes into quarter-finals in Beijing
World number one Rafael Nadal earns a place in the China Open quarter-finals with a straight-sets win over Karen Khachanov.
Oct 5, 16:22
Dan Evans during his men's singles match against Ricardas Berankis during day two of the ATP Aegon Open Nottingham on June 21, 2016
Dan Evans handed one-year ban from tennis
Britain's Dan Evans is handed a one-year ban from tennis after testing positive for cocaine.
Oct 3, 16:14
Johanna Konta of Great Britain looks down in her match against Karolina Pliskova on March 15, 2016
Result: Johanna Konta suffers first-round defeat to Ashleigh Barty in Wuhan
British number one Johanna Konta suffers a first-round defeat to Australia's Ashleigh Barty in Wuhan.
Sep 25, 16:26
Manuel Neuer of Germany watches the ball bounce over the line from a shot that hit the crossbar from Frank Lampard of England, but referee Jorge Larrionda judges the ball did not cross the line during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Round of Sixteen
Five times luck has played a part in sport
The outcome of most sporting event is decided by the level of skill or sheer determination, but there have been times when pure luck has influenced a sporting result.
Sep 11, 16:56



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