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The Federer-Djokovic doubles combo a work in progress

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic teamed up for the first time, and it was almost a success. Almost.

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Federer-Djokovic lose Laver Cup doubles match

While Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic looked quite comfortable playing together for the first time Friday night, they lost their doubles match to Kevin Anderson and Jack Sock in the Laver Cup.

Federer, Djokovic team up for the first time

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic play doubles together for the first time but fall in three sets at the 2018 Laver Cup.

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Live @ Laver Cup

An inability to close is hurting Team World in a big way at the Laver Cup. Like Diego Schwartzmann on Friday, John Isner lost a singles match (to ATP No. 5 Alexander Zverev) from match-point up on Saturday. Had Schwartzmann and Isner converted their chances, Team World would now be leading Team Europe by 4-2 instead of trailing 1-5.

Peter Bodo, ESPN.com Staff Writer9h ago

Roger Federer, patiently waiting to be the last Team Europe member to be introduced at the Laver Cup on Saturday afternoon. After taking a loss in doubles (with Novak Djokovic for a partner) on Friday evening, Federer said: "I'm a bit sad today. I wanted to be undefeated forever in Laver Cup." Federer plays Nick Kyrgios later today.

Peter Bodo, ESPN.com Staff Writer11h ago

Federer-Djokovic

Best of Laver Cup: Selfies, suits and a slew of star power

Seriously, who doesn't dig the best tennis players in one place having a grand ol' time? The tennis won't be half bad, either.

Federer, Djokovic joke about struggles of fatherhood

Roger Federer, John Isner and Novak Djokovic shared a laugh about balancing tennis with being a father as they prepare for the Laver Cup.

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Federer: Djokovic can still get even better

Roger Federer feels Novak Djokovic still isn't playing his best since his return from injury despite winning Wimbledon and the US Open.

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Davis Cup

Frances Tiafoe will never have a chance to experience true Davis Cup ecstasy

There's always next year, right? Not in the case of Frances Tiafoe, the American squad and all those who want to feel what it's like to come up big in true Davis Cup competition.

Naomi Osaka

Getting to the heart of Naomi Osaka's success

Off the court, Naomi Osaka shies away from attention. On it, she thrives off a rowdy crowd. It's just one of the paradoxes that has so far worked for the US Open champ, and what will propel her to become one of tennis' biggest stars.

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Osaka: Toray Open nearly as special as US Open

US Open champion Naomi Osaka felt winning the Grand Slam was special as she lived in New York and the Toray Pan Pacific Open will be similarly special.

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Naomi Osaka adds Michael B. Jordan as a fan -- thanks to Ellen

After winning her first Grand Slam title on Saturday, Naomi Osaka continues to be everywhere right now -- including a memorable stop on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

Serena-Chair Ump Controversy

Davis Cup players neutral on controversial ump

The U.S. Davis Cup players are trying to stay out of the debate over chair umpire Carlos Ramos' treatment of Serena Williams during the US Open final. Ramos is also handling the U.S. semifinal vs. Croatia.

Serena Williams deserves share of blame for her actions

The meltdown by Serena, who is tennis royalty, was not a good look.

The Serena Williams cartoon, the Dallas shooting and the weapon of white femininity

The connective tissue of race is all about the threat to white women.

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Juan Martin del Potro tries for you, Argentina

Soccer is the undisputed No. 1 sport in Argentina, but there's an evolving love affair with the country's tennis star. The US Open was a case in point.

Del Potro 'never gave up' quest to return to US Open final

After a nine-year absence hampered by injuries, Juan Martin del Potro reflects on his journey and what it meant to play in US Open final once again.

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