• I am used to threat posed by Djokovic, says Nadal

    A red hot Novak Djokovic is being tipped to end Rafa Nadal's stranglehold at Roland Garros in June but the Spaniard dismissed the threat as being no different to those he has faced before. He comfortably beat Nadal on his beloved red clay in last week's Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals, and the…

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  • Tennis-Hingis still all smiles after agonising near miss

    By Ian Chadband ZIELONA GORA, POLAND, April 19 (Reuters) - Cramps, soreness and the fatigue which comes with playing no major singles match for eight years scuppered Martina Hingis's push for a romantic comeback victory in the Fed Cup on Sunday. Yet the 34-year-old was still all smiles after losing…

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  • Serena Williams at Fed Cup: 'Today was a big eye opener'

    Serena Williams thought she was ready for the clay-court season. ''Today has been a big eye opener,'' Williams said after coming back from a set down to post a windy, error-filled 4-6, 7-6 (3), 6-3 win over Sara Errani on Sunday in a Fed Cup playoff against Italy. Brindisi-born Flavia Pennetta then…

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  • Teliana Pereira wins Claro Open Colsanitas

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Brazil's Teliana Pereira won the Claro Open Colsanitas on Sunday to become the WTA Tour's first Brazilian winner in 27 years, beating fifth-seeded Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 7-6 (2), 6-1.

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  • Granollers beats Matosevic in 1st round of Barcelona Open

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Marc Granollers of Spain eased past Marinko Matosevic of Bosnia 6-2, 6-3 in the first round of the Barcelona Open on Monday.

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  • Russia beats Germany in Fed Cup semi to book final vs Czechs

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Russia reached the Fed Cup final Sunday, sealing victory at home over Germany in the last doubles rubber.

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  • Spain's Gimeno-Traver defeats 6th-seeded Troicki

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Sixth seed Viktor Troicki was knocked out of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Monday, losing to Spain's Daniel Gimeno-Traver on the first day of the tournament.

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  • Czech Republic beats France 3-1 in Fed Cup semis

    OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Defending champion Czech Republic reached its fourth Fed Cup final in five years by defeating France after Petra Kvitova won the first reverse singles on Sunday.

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  • Tennis - WTA Tour singles standings

    April 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the WTA Tour singles Points 1 (1) Serena Williams(U.S.) 9981 2 (2) Maria Sharapova(Russia) 7890 3 (3) Simona Halep(Romania) 7571 4 (4) Petra Kvitova(Czech Republic) 6060 5 (5) Caroline Wozniacki(Denmark) 4675 6 (6) Ana Ivanovic(Serbia) 4200 7 (7)…

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  • Nadal aims to progress as far as possible in Barcelona Open

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rafael Nadal is fully focused on progressing as far as possible in this week's Barcelona Open, which he refers to as his home tournament.

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  • Dulgheru lifts Romania over Canada in Fed Cup

    Montreal (AFP) - Alexandra Dulgheru rallied to beat Francoise Abanda 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 in singles competition to allow Romania to clinch their tie with Canada in Fed Cup World Group playoff.

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  • Tennis - Kerber pulls Germany level in the clash with Russia

    - Germany's Angelique Kerber beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia in straight sets to level the score in their Fed Cup World Group semi-final tie at 2-2. Kerber, who is currently 14th in the world, won 6-1, 6-0 in 52 minutes to level her head-to-head record with Russia's 23-year-old…

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  • Tennis-Serena says not ready for claycourt season yet

    Twice French Open champion Serena Williams said her struggle to beat Sara Errani in the Fed Cup on Sunday had been a real "eye-opener" as the claycourt season gets into full swing. World number one Williams eventually prevailed 4-6 7-6(3) 6-3 against the dogged Italian to take her career record…

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  • Rus rallies to give Netherlands Fed Cup win over Australia

    'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands (AP) — Arantxa Rus staged a comeback Sunday to beat Jarmila Gajdosova 0-6, 7-5, 7-5 and seal victory for the Netherlands over Australia in their Fed Cup World Group playoff.

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  • Djokovic sweeps Nadal aside in Monte Carlo semi

    World number one Novak Djokovic laid down an early French Open marker when he reached the Monte Carlos Masters final with a comprehensive 6-3 6-3 win over eight-times champion Rafa Nadal on Saturday. Serbian Djokovic, who ended Nadal's reign on the principality's claycourts in the 2013 final, will…

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  • Tennis-Fed Cup world group semifinal Russia v Germany result

    April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Fed Cup World Group Semifinal match between Russia and Germany on Sunday 4-Russia beat 2-Germany 3-2 On SaturdayAnastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia) beat Sabine Lisicki (Germany) 4-6 7-6(4) 6-3 Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) beat Julia Goerges (Germany) 6-4…

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  • Davis Cup final may be played at neutral venue

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The International Tennis Federation is considering playing future Davis Cup finals at a neutral venue.

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