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Sport Kyrgios through in Stuttgart

20:08  14 june  2018
20:08  14 june  2018 Source:   skysports.com

Federer books Stuttgart final berth and reclaims No 1

  Federer books Stuttgart final berth and reclaims No 1 Roger Federer defeated Nick Kyrgios 6-7 (2), 6-2, 7-6 (5) to book his place in the Stuttgart Open final and reclaim the No. 1 ranking from Rafael Nadal on Saturday. ''It's nice that it happened but I've other problems,'' said Federer, playing his first tournament since March. ''I hadn't played in three months, it's on grass, it's fast and difficult to get so far here. Still, I'm delighted to have achieved it.'' © Provided by Associated Press Milos Raonic celebrates after he beats Lucas Pouille in their semifinal tennis match during the ATP Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Saturday June 16, 2018.

Nick Kyrgios came through his first match for two months on Thursday for a place in the MercedesCup quarter-finals. Nick Kyrgios will play Feliciano Lopez for the fourth time in their FedEx ATP Head2Head series after defeating Maximilian Marterer on Thursday.

Great field for the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart from 11 to 17 June 2018. Nick Kyrgios and Grigor Dimitrov were already confirmed in the event since October, but now there are other two important additions: Gael Monfils and Hyeon Lucie Safarova announces big news through hilarious video.

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Nick Kyrgios is through to the quarter-finals of the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart after seeing off Maximilian Marterer in three sets on Thursday.

Kyrgios, who missed the French Open, returned to action with his first appearance his April by seeing off the German 6-4 4-6 6-3.

Marterer is at a career-high ranking of 50th after reaching the fourth round at Roland Garros, where he lost to eventual champion Rafa Nadal in straight sets, but didn't have enough to match his opponent despite taking the second set.

Kyrgios will face Feliciano Lopez in the quarter-finals after the Spaniard beat Gilles Simon in straight sets 7-6 6-4. The first set was tight until Lopez snatched it 8-6 on the tiebreak before going on to seal the second set for victory.

Federer marks No.1 ranking with 98th title in Stuttgart

  Federer marks No.1 ranking with 98th title in Stuttgart 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. The 36-year-old, who by reaching the final had already guaranteed his return to world No.1, supplanting Rafael Nadal when the new rankings are released on Monday, continued his domination over the Canadian with a 6-4 7-6(3) victory.

first two losses of 2018 in back-to-back matches (Indian Wells final and Miami opener), is joined this week in Stuttgart by Nick Kyrgios and Milos Raonic. They faced each other in the ‘s-Hertogenbosch quarterfinals in 2015, when Haase scraped through 6-7(4), 6-4, 7-6(3). Their only other encounter

For Berdych – who is a wild card this week – either Benoit Paire or Taylor Fritz will be in his way if he wants to get through to the quarter-finals in Stuttgart . Should Federer fall, Kyrgios looks well-placed to come through the top half of the draw.

Guido Pella will face Roger Federer in the quarter-finals after seeing off Prajnesh Gunneswaran 7-6 6-4. The Indian qualifier had shocked Denis Shapovalov in the first round, but could not maintain that form as he fell to a straight sets defeat to the Argentine Pella on Thursday.

We will return for more tennis coverage from the ATP Tour when we head to Germany for the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, live on Sky Sports Arena from 11am on Monday, 18 June.

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