• Venus Williams beats Wozniacki to reach Miami Open quarters

    Basking in her latest victory, a beaming Venus Williams stood near her changeover chair launching autographed balls into the stands, steering her shots with body English and applauding the fans who scrambled for the souvenirs. She's 34 but on the rise in the rankings, and she beat former No. 1…

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  • Nadal says suffering from nerves and lack of confidence

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal has said was struggling with nerves and self-confidence issues after he was beaten in the third round by fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco at the Miami Open on Sunday. "All these are small things that are difficult to explain.

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  • Serena rips Kuznetsova to reach quarter-finals

    Miami (AFP) - World number one Serena Williams dominated Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 6-3 on Monday, advancing to the WTA and ATP Miami Open quarter-finals with her 15th consecutive victory at the event.

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  • Tennis-Miami women's singles round 4 results

    March 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Miami Women's Singles Round 4 matches on Monday 3-Simona Halep (Romania) beat 15-Flavia Pennetta (Italy) 6-3 7-5 27-Sabine Lisicki (Germany) beat 11-Sara Errani (Italy) 6-1 6-2 9-Andrea Petkovic (Germany) beat 8-Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) 6-1 7-5…

    Reuters
  • Serena Williams beats 15-year-old at Miami Open; Nadal loses

    When the ball whizzed past Serena Williams for an ace late in Sunday's match, the subdued crowd suddenly erupted with a roar. Williams said she was tempted to join the applause. Fifteen-year-old Californian CiCi Bellis lasted only 41 minutes against Williams, losing 6-1, 6-1 in the third round at…

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  • Tennis - Venus could follow Serena back to Indian Wells

    - Venus Williams hinted Monday that she might follow her top-ranked sister Serena Williams back to the Indian Wells Masters and end her boycott of the tournament that began in 2001. Venus stayed home earlier this month as her younger sister returned to the California desert venue where the sisters…

    AFP
  • Nishikori brushes Troicki aside in Miami

    Japan's Kei Nishikori took just over an hour to romp to a 6-2 6-2 victory over Serbian Viktor Troicki and secure a place in the fourth round of the ATP and WTA Miami Masters on Monday.

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  • Williams sisters head into last eight in Miami

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Sisters Serena and Venus Williams marched into the quarter-finals of the Miami Open after straight-set wins at Key Biscayne on Monday. World number one Serena beat 24th seeded Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2 6-3 producing 29 winners and 20 unforced errors. Serena…

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  • UPDATE 3-Tennis-Nadal crashes out in Miami, Murray wins

    * Verdasco prevails in three sets * Murray wins 499th ATP Tour match (Adds quotes) By Simon Evans MIAMI, March 29 (Reuters) - A struggling and edgy Rafa Nadal crashed out of the Miami Open in the third round on Sunday, losing 6-4 2-6 6-3 to fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco. The 31-year-old…

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  • Djokovic, Nishikori and Raonic reach last 16 in Miami

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Defending champion Novak Djokovic defeated Belgium's Steve Darcis 6-0 7-5 on Monday to power into the last 16 of the Miami Open along with Japan's Kei Nishikori and Canada's Milos Raonic. The Serbian world number one, who just like last year won at Indian Wells…

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  • UPDATE 1-Tennis-Miami men's singles round 3 results

    March 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Miami Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Sunday Juan Monaco (Argentina) beat 23-Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (Spain) 7-5 6-4 17-Gael Monfils (France) beat 11-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) 6-4 7-6(4) 28-Adrian Mannarino (France) beat 7-Stanislas Wawrinka…

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  • Tennis-Serena and Halep advance, Azarenka falls to Pennetta

    By Simon Evans MIAMI, March 29 (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams comfortably beat 15-year-old CiCi Bellis 6-1 6-1 while Romanian third-seed Simona Halep and Italian Flavia Pennetta also progressed at the Miami Open on Sunday. Williams, a seven-times winner at Miami, lost just eight…

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  • Tennis-Miami women's singles round 3 results

    March 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Miami Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Sunday 27-Sabine Lisicki (Germany) beat 5-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) 7-6(4) 7-5 11-Sara Errani (Italy) beat 21-Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain) 4-6 6-4 6-1 Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) beat Tatjana Maria (Germany)…

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  • New number one Nehwal wins Indian Open on home turf

    New Delhi (AFP) - Saina Nehwal, badminton's new world number one, trounced her Thai challenger, Ratchanok Intanon, on Sunday to win the India Open women's singles on home turf.

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  • Reigning champion Djokovic advances at Miami Open

    World number one Novak Djokovic moved closer to a possible fourth Miami Open trophy by defeating Belgium's Steve Darcis 6-0, 7-5 to reach the fourth round. Defending champion Djokovic, seeking his third March hardcourt double of Indian Wells and Miami in the same year, fired five aces and broke…

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  • Halep advances to Miami fourth round

    Miami (AFP) - Third seed Simona Halep defeated Italy's Camila Giorgi 6-4, 7-5 on Sunday to advance into the Miami Masters fourth round.

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  • Murray nears milestone with 499th career win

    Britain's Andy Murray won his 499th career match on Sunday, downing Colombian Santiago Giraldo 6-3, 6-4 to reach the fourth round of the ATP and WTA Miami Open. The 27-year-old Scotsman, who won the Miami title in 2009 and 2013, would become the ninth active player to reach 500 victories if he wins…

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