• Nishikori 'better than Djokovic': mentor

    Japan's Kei Nishikori has the ability to reach the summit of men's tennis and is technically already better than world number one Novak Djokovic, according to his former mentor. Shuzo Matsuoka told AFP on Tuesday it was "only a matter of time" before Nishikori, who broke into the top five last…

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  • Federer still fears 'difficult to beat' Nadal at French Open

    Switzerland's 17-times Grand Slam winner Roger Federer on Monday said he still believed Rafael Nadal was the favourite to win the French Open next month despite the Spanish star's troubled start to the clay court season. Federer, who took his sole French Open title in 2009, this week is refining…

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  • 2015 Wimbledon singles champions to receive nearly $3M

    LONDON (AP) — Prize money keeps going up at Wimbledon, with first-round losers as well as champions cashing in on record rewards.

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  • Tennis-Marrakech Grand Prix women's singles round 1 results

    April 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Marrakech Grand Prix Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday Lara Arruabarrena Vecino (Spain) beat Kurumi Nara (Japan) 7-6(3) 6-4 7-Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (Slovakia) beat Silvia Soler Espinosa (Spain) 6-4 6-4

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  • Tennis-Estoril Open men's singles round 1 results

    April 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Estoril Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday 8-Gilles Muller (Luxembourg) beat Frederico Silva (Portugal) 6-3 3-6 6-1 Filip Krajinovic (Serbia) beat Alejandro Gonzalez (Colombia) 6-3 6-3 Borna Coric (Croatia) beat 6-Jeremy Chardy (France) 6-2…

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    Wimbledon: Tour the Historic Tennis Grounds

    Sample an exclusive tour of Wimbledon, usually reserved for members only.

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  • Bellucci beats Youzhny in 1st round of Istanbul Open

    ISTANBUL (AP) -- Thomaz Bellucci defeated seventh-seeded Mikhail Youzhny 7-6 (5), 6-3 Monday in the opening round of the inaugural Istanbul Open.

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  • Factbox: Evolution of prize money at Wimbledon

    LONDON (Reuters) - Factbox on Wimbledon prize money since 1968 after it was announced on Tuesday that each singles winner will receive 1.88 million pounds ($2.87 million) from a total prize fund of 26.75 million pounds at the 2015 event. Total prize money for the tournament has risen seven percent…

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  • Tennis - Croatian Coric makes winning Estoril debut  

    - Teenaged Borna Coric secured the first upset of the week at the re-launched Estoril Open on Monday with his 6-2, 6-4 knockout of French sixth seed Jeremy Chardy. The youngest player in the field, debuting at the event, celebrated his success on the same day as fellow prodigy Nick Kyrgios of…

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  • Kuznetsova upset by Shuai Zhang in 1st round of Prague Open

    PRAGUE (AP) — Two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia was eliminated in the first round of the Prague on Monday on a day of upsets.

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  • Estrella Burgos eliminates Troicki at BMW Open in Munich

    MUNICH (AP) -- Victor Estrella Burgos advanced to the second round of the BMW Open by beating Viktor Troicki 7-6 (4), 6-4 Monday.

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

    April 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Prague Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday Elena Vesnina (Russia) beat Jana Cepelova (Slovakia) 6-2 6-1 Aleksandra Krunic (Serbia) beat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (Croatia) 3-6 7-6(4) 6-0

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  • Tennis - WTA Tour singles standings

    April 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the WTA Tour singles Points 1 (1) Serena Williams(U.S.) 9981 2 (3) Simona Halep(Romania) 7755 3 (2) Maria Sharapova(Russia) 7525 4 (4) Petra Kvitova(Czech Republic) 6060 5 (5) Caroline Wozniacki(Denmark) 4790 6 (7) Eugenie Bouchard(Canada) 4122 7 (6)…

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  • Tennis - Wimbledon bans selfie-sticks

    - Selfie-sticks have been banned from this year's Wimbledon tennis championship, organisers have announced. The All England Lawn Tennis Club has confirmed fans won't be allowed to take the sticks -- which help users take self-portrait photos that have become increasingly popular on Twitter and…

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  • Croatian Coric makes winning Estoril debut  

    Teenaged Borna Coric secured the first upset of the week at the re-launched Estoril Open on Monday with his 6-2, 6-4 knockout of French sixth seed Jeremy Chardy. The youngest player in the field, debuting at the event, celebrated his success on the same day as fellow prodigy Nick Kyrgios of…

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  • Tennis - Murray eyes Bayern visit on Munich debut

    - Andy Murray admits he wants to watch Pep Guardiola's all-conquering Bayern Munich play at home as part of his build-up to his debut this week at the Munich ATP tournament. The 27-year-old Olympic champion is the highest ranking player in the field for the Bavarian claycourt tournament. He plays…

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  • Tennis - Tennis: ATP world rankings

    - Kei Nishikori's win in the Barcelona Open at the weekend has left him just 110 points adrift of fourth-placed Rafael Nadal in the ATP world rankings. Former world number one Nafal lost to Fabio Fognini in the third round of the tournament before Japan's Nishikori went on to defeat another…

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  • Schmiedlova and Arruabarrena advance in Marrakech

    MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) -- Seventh-seeded Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia and 97th-ranked Lara Arruabarrena of Spain won their opening matches at the Grand Prix SAR clay-court tournament Monday.

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