Tennis

  • French Tennis Player Hits A Ridiculous Between-The-Legs Shot During Davis Cup Match

    Gael Monfils has a well-earned reputation as one of the most exciting players in tennis today and he unleashed yet another jaw-dropping shot during France's Davis Cup win over the Czech Republic. France had already clinched their semifinals match-up when Monfils took the court to face Lukas Rosol.

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  • Hingis, Bencic debut as doubles team in Tokyo

    Former world number one Martina Hingis and rising star Belinda Bencic made their debut as a dream doubles team for Switzerland Tuesday, winning their first match together at the Pan Pacific Open. Four-time Grand Slam singles champion Hingis, 33, and 17-year-old Bencic, who reached the US Open…

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  • Tennis-Halep latest to qualify for WTA Finals

    By Patrick Johnston SINGAPORE, Sept 16 (Reuters) - World number two Simona Halep has become the third player to book her place at the WTA Tour's season ending Finals tournament in Singapore next month. The 22-year-old has won the Qatar Open and her home Bucharest Open events this year to take her…

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  • Tennis-Seoul Open women's singles round 1 results

    Tennis-Seoul Open women's singles round 1 resultsSept 16 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Seoul Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday 4-Magdalena Rybarikova (Slovakia) beat Francesca Schiavone (Italy) 6-4 3-6 6-2 Yanina Wickmayer

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  • Tennis-Pan Pacific Open women's singles round 1 results

    Tennis-Pan Pacific Open women's singles round 1 resultsSept 16 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Pan Pacific Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday Marina Erakovic (New Zealand) beat 5-Sara Errani (Italy) 6-4 6-1 Casey Dellacqua

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  • Isner, Querrey win; US beats Slovakia in Davis Cup

    Isner, Querrey win; US beats Slovakia in Davis CupHOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) -- John Isner and Sam Querrey won their singles matches Sunday as the U.S. completed a 5-0 sweep of Slovakia in the Davis Cup World Group playoff. Isner captured the final nine

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  • Lepchenko beats Rogowska to advance at Korea Open

    Lepchenko beats Rogowska to advance at Korea OpenSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Fifth-seeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States advanced to the second round of the Korea Open by beating Olivia Rogowska of Australia 6-1, 6-2 Monday.Lepchenko converted all

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  • India-Serbia Davis Cup playoff level at 2-2

    India-Serbia Davis Cup playoff level at 2-2BANGALORE, India (AP) — The Davis Cup World Group playoff between Serbia and India will be decided on Monday after the fifth and decisive singles match was suspended because of rain.Filip Krajinovic was leading

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  • UPDATE 2-Tennis-Cilic leads Croatia to Davis Cup playoff win, Spain out

    Open, Cilic snatched the crucial fifth rubber of Croatia's World Group playoff tie against the Netherlands in Amsterdam, beating Thiemo de Bakker 6-7(4) 6-4 6-2 7-5 to complete a 3-2 victory. Cilic, rested for the first singles, had won Saturday's doubles with Marin Draganja.

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  • Dominika Cibulkova advances at Pan Pacific Open

    Dominika Cibulkova advances at Pan Pacific OpenTOKYO (AP) -- Playing through an earthquake, sixth-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia beat Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 6-1, 6-3 Tuesday and advanced to the second round of the Pan Pacific Open. During

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  • Mathieu, Muller advance at Moselle Open

    Mathieu, Muller advance at Moselle OpenMETZ, France (AP) — Former runner-up Paul-Henri Mathieu of France advanced to the second round of the Moselle Open on Monday with a 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3) win over Benjamin Becker of Germany.Both players held serve throughout

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  • Tennis - Swiss teen Bencic upsets Kuznetsova in Tokyo

    Tennis - Swiss teen Bencic upsets Kuznetsova in Tokyo- Rising Swiss star Belinda Bencic upset two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 6-0 in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo Monday, maintaining recent impressive form.The

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  • Lin beats Vinci in 1st round of Guangzhou Open

    Lin beats Vinci in 1st round of Guangzhou OpenGUANGZHOU, China (AP) -- Lin Zhu of China advanced to the second round of the Guangzhou Open by beating sixth-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy 6-3, 7-6 (7) Monday. Shahar Peer of Israel, the 2009 champion, also

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  • Argentina tops Israel in Davis Cup playoff

    Favored Argentina won both matches on Sunday, rallying to defeat Israel 3-2 in a Davis Cup World Group playoff tie. Israel led 2-1 after Saturday's doubles, making this the first time in 24 years that Argentina has rallied to win a Davis Cup tie. In fact, Argentina has rallied to win just twice…

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  • Top seed Radwanska wins Korea Open opener

    Top seed Radwanska wins Korea Open openerSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland began her title defense in comfortable fashion by beating Polona Hercog of Slovenia 6-3, 6-3 in the Korea Open on Tuesday.Playing her second title

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  • Wozniacki eyeing more Grand Slam finals

    Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki, fresh from her first Grand Slam final appearance in five years, said Monday she was ready to contend for more major titles. The Dane returned to the top ten in the rankings after making the last two of the US Open earlier this month, where she lost to…

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  • Lucic-Baroni beats Venus for first title since 1998

    Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni won her first WTA title since 1998 on Sunday, defeating former world number one Venus Williams 6-4, 6-3 to capture the Quebec City tournament. The 32-year-old former teen star won her only two prior WTA titles on home soil at the 1997 and 1998 Croatian Opens, beating…

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