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Sport Kyrgios through in Stuttgart

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

Nick Kyrgios brands Dawn Fraser a 'racist' after she was honoured by the Queen – reigniting a bitter feud which began in 2015

  Nick Kyrgios brands Dawn Fraser a 'racist' after she was honoured by the Queen – reigniting a bitter feud which began in 2015 Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios labelled Olympic legend Dawn Fraser a racist after she was honoured on the Queen's Birthday with a Companion of the Order of Australia.Fraser was honoured on the Queen's Birthday with a Companion of the Order of Australia and spoke on Sunrise about the honour on Monday, which was shared on their Twitter page.

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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 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.

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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Cilic stays cool to edge Kyrgios in Queen's semi .
<p>Top seed Marin Cilic ended Nick Kyrgios's entertaining run at the Fever-Tree Queen's Club championships with a 7-6(3) 7-6(4) on Saturday as he reached the final for the fourth time.</p>A high-level semi-final full of thundering serves predictably boiled down to two tiebreaks in which the ice-cool Cilic proved the more composed player.

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