Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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A lethargic world number one Rafael Nadal suffered a stunning upset at the ATP Cup, crashing in two tough sets to Belgium's David Goffin.
World No 11 David Goffin said he was "very motivated" after getting his season off to a winning start at the ATP Cup in Sydney.
Daniil Medvedev, coming off back-to-back ATP finals defeats, held off David Goffin to win the ATP Cincinnati Masters.
David Goffin matched his best-ever performance at the tennis majors by reaching his first Wimbledon quarter-final.
Roger Federer will head to Wimbledon in high spirits after waltzing past Belgium's David Goffin in straight sets to win a record-extending 10th title in Halle.
Belgium's David Goffin set up a potential date with Roger Federer in Halle with a semi-final victory over Matteo Berrettini.
Marin Cilic has defeated David Goffin to book a US Open quarter-final against Kei Nishikori, the man he beat for the 2014 title.
SA tennis star Kevin Anderson has reached the third round of the Cincinnati Masters with a victory over Frenchman Jeremy Chardy.
Italian world number 72 Marco Cecchinato stunned eighth seed David Goffin to set up a French Open quarter-final against former champion Novak Djokovic.
Britain's Dan Evans scored one of the biggest wins of his career, upsetting world number 11 David Goffin at the ATP Cup.
David Goffin of Belgium advanced to the Japan Open quarter-finals after squeezing by Canada's Denis Shapovalov.
Playing Novak Djokovic is like facing a killer eight-legged spider that can reach everything, David Goffin's coach says.
South Africa's Raven Klaasen and his New Zealand doubles partner Michael Venus have won the ATP event in Halle.
Roger Federer's Wimbledon preparations continue to run smoothly after he reached the final of the ATP event in Halle for a 13th time with a win.
Roger Federer continues is set to face Norway's Casper Ruud at the French Open, while reigning champion Rafael Nadal faces Belgian David Goffin.
Belgian No 1 David Goffin has ended his season early due to an ongoing elbow injury.
South Africa's Kevin Anderson was eliminated in round of 16 of the Cincinnati Masters with a loss to Belgian David Goffin.
Italian world number 72 Marco Cecchinato hailed "the best moment" of his life after beating David Goffin to reach the French Open quarter-finals.
Belgian world number 10 David Goffin will miss the ATP event in Geneva, which starts on Saturday.
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