• Raonic downs Federer at Paris Masters

    Milos Raonic perfectly timed his maiden win over Roger Federer. The seventh-seeded Raonic, who had never beaten the 17-Grand Slam champion in six previous meetings, hit 21 aces and lost only 15 points on his serve to complete a 7-6 (5), 7-5 win to reach the semifinals of the Paris Masters on…

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  • Murray clinches ATP finals berth in Paris

    PARIS (AP) -- Andy Murray clinched a spot in the ATP Finals on Thursday after beating Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets at the Paris Masters and then sent a message to his critics by scribbling ''bad year'' on a courtside television camera.

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  • 'Nervous' Wozniacki looks forward to marathon debut

    Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki knows just what to expect when she steps on a tennis court, but tackling the New York City Marathon is another matter. Wozniacki decided to make the fantasy a reality back in June -- not long after the break-up of her engagement to golf star Rory McIlroy.…

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  • Nishikori remains on course for ATP Finals

    Despite being one of the smallest players on the Tour, Kei Nishikori's performances are not going unnoticed at home. Nishikori, who is bidding to become the first Asian-born player to qualify for the season-ending ATP Finals, is enjoying a breakthrough season in which he claimed four titles and…

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  • ATP tournament in Duesseldorf cut from schedule

    DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) -- The ATP tournament in Duesseldorf has been canceled due to lack of funding.

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  • France look to regroup for Davis Cup final after Paris debacle

    As France now look forward to their Davis Cup final against Switzerland, coach Arnaud Clement was dealt a blow as his players flopped at the ongoing Paris Masters. For the first time since 2006 the Bercy Arena will feature no home players in the quarter-finals after Gael Monfils became the final…

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  • Federer's number one hopes take a hit in Paris defeat

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Roger Federer's hopes of finishing the season as world number one took a hit when the Swiss second seed was dumped out of the Paris Masters with a 7-6(5) 7-5 defeat by Canadian Milos Raonic in the quarter-finals on Friday. Seventh seed Raonic served 21 aces to…

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  • Tennis-Slumping Wawrinka refuses to press the panic button

    By Julien Pretot PARIS, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka has only won two matches since the U.S. Open, yet there is no reason to panic, according to the Swiss, as the ATP World Tour Finals and the Davis Cup final loom. Third seed Wawrinka produced yet another erratic performance as he slumped to a…

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  • Tennis-London-bound Murray puts an end to 'bad year' babble

    Andy Murray may not have enjoyed a successful season by his high standards but after booking his spot at the ATP World Tour Finals on Thursday, the two-time grand slam winner ensured 2014 is far from a "bad year". Murray, who has won three tournaments over the past month, crushed Grigor Dimitrov…

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  • Murray in Tour Finals, Djokovic and Federer win

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Andy Murray's recent resurgence continued when the Briton qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals by reaching the Paris Masters quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-3 win against Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Thursday. After dropping outside the world top 10 following his…

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  • Wozniacki confident she can finish NYC Marathon

    NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki started having nightmares of being rolled off the New York City Marathon course in a wheelchair.

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  • Tennis - First class Murray books ticket to London

    - Andy Murray guaranteed his place at the World Tour Finals in London with a 6-3, 6-3 third round victory over Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters on Thursday.

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  • Wawrinka slump continues with Paris exit

    PARIS (Reuters) - Third seed Stan Wawrinka was knocked out in the third round of the Paris Masters when he lost 6-7(2) 7-5 7-6(3) against South African Kevin Anderson on Thursday, suffering his fourth defeat in five matches. The Swiss, who has already qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals, had…

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  • Tennis-Chardy makes Federer fight for third round berth

    (Adds Nishikori through, updates Race to London table) By Julien Pretot PARIS, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Roger Federer kept up his hopes of finishing the year as world number one when he downed Frenchman Jeremy Chardy 7-6(5) 6-7(5) 6-4 in the second round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday. The world…

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  • Federer, Murray advance at Paris Masters

    Roger Federer was made to fight all the way by local favorite Jeremy Chardy before reaching the third round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday, while Andy Murray moved one match away from qualifying for the ATP Finals. Federer could have sealed a quicker win but Chardy, who beat him on clay at the…

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  • First class Murray books ticket to London

    Andy Murray guaranteed his place at the World Tour Finals in London with a 6-3, 6-3 third round victory over Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters on Thursday. The 27-year-old Scot, who also stays on course for a fourth tournament victory in just six weeks, will now play either world…

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  • Tennis-Tournament of Champions women's singles round robin results

    Oct 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Tournament of Champions Women's Singles Round Robin matches on Thursday RESULTS Group Serdika7-Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain) beat 3-Flavia Pennetta (Italy) 0-6 6-1 6-1 STANDINGS P W L F A Pts Group Serdika1. Garbine Muguruza Blanco 2 2 0 4 1 4 2.…

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