• Navratilova unhappy with ITF silence on Williams slur

    By Patrick Johnston SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Multiple grand slam winner Martina Navratilova has questioned the "silence" of the International Tennis Federation after one of its members described world number one Serena Williams and older sister Venus as "brothers". Russian Tennis Federation president…

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  • Federer, Nadal tackle two extremes in Basel

    Basel (Switzerland) (AFP) - Home hero Roger Federer and ailing Rafael Nadal will be working to completely different agendas when the Swiss Indoors begins on Monday.

    AFP
  • Tennis - China's Li rules out retirement U-turn

    - Chinese star Li Na has ruled out a return to tennis despite quitting the sport just months after winning her second Grand Slam title.

    AFP
  • Serena Williams hits back at Russian official

    SINGAPORE (AP) -- Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as ''brothers'' were bullying, sexist and racist, and that she supported the one-year suspension imposed by the WTA against the official.

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  • Jet-heeled Murray boosts London bid with Vienna triumph

    Vienna (AFP) - Andy Murray wasted no time in hopping on a jet on Sunday for his next event in Spain after boosting his chances of making the ATP World Tour Finals by winning the Austrian Open.

    AFP
  • 'Scared' Nadal braced for 'dangerous' Basel bow

    Basel (Switzerland) (AFP) - Rafael Nadal admitted Sunday he's feeling "scared" over his first appearance in a decade at the Swiss Indoors tournament with the shadow of unavoidable appendix surgery hovering over the great Spaniard.

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    Wheelchair tennis tournament comes to Hanover Park

    Several wheelchair tennis players are gathering this weekend to show off their amazing skills on the court during a tournament in Hanover Park.

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  • Serena beats Ivanovic in WTA Finals opener

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams won her opening match at the WTA Finals on Monday, beating Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-4 in the Red Group for her 16th consecutive victory at the season-ending tournament.

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  • Serena slams 'sexist, racist' slur from Russian boss

    Singapore (AFP) - World number one Serena Williams lashed out at "sexist" and racist" comments from the head of Russian tennis Sunday after he jokingly called her and her sister Venus the "Williams brothers".

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  • Cilic to face Agut in Moscow final

    MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic reached the final of the Kremlin Cup on Saturday, beating Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.

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  • Beck claims maiden WTA title

    Luxembourg (AFP) - Germany's Annika Beck clinched her maiden WTA title on Saturday, sweeping past Czech fourth seed Barbora Zahlavova Strycova 6-2, 6-1 in the Luxembourg final.

    AFP
  • A Brief (and Recent) History of Sexism in Tennis

    It happened on a Russian television show.

    The Atlantic
  • Ferrer, Murray advance to Vienna final

    VIENNA (AP) — David Ferrer came from a break down in the final set to defeat Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (3) on Saturday and set up a final against Andy Murray at the Erste Bank Open.

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  • Tennis-Cilic qualifies for ATP World Tour Finals

    MOSCOW, Oct 18 (Reuters) - U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic has booked his place in the elite eight-player ATP World Tour Finals in November. The 26-year-old Croatian is sixth in the standings and now guaranteed a spot at the prestigious tournament from Nov. 9-16 courtesy of his grand slam victory at…

    Reuters
  • Serena leads ailing women to Singapore for WTA Finals

    By Patrick Johnston SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The top eight women in world tennis have limped to the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore this week, with creaking knees and form fears casting a shadow over the WTA's latest big tournament push in Asia. World number one Serena Williams headlines the…

    Reuters
  • Berdych beats Dimitrov to win Stockholm Open title

    STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Top-seeded Tomas Berdych beat defending champion Grigor Dimitrov 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 Sunday to win the Stockholm Open for the second time.

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  • Tennis - Murray eyes Tour Finals momentum in Valencia

    - Two-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray continues his bid to reach November's ATP World Tour Finals this week at the Valencia Open fresh from his second tournament victory of the season in Vienna.

    AFP