• Venus says Muguruza can 'keep going higher'

    Seven-time Grand Slam-winner Venus Williams on Monday said Garbine Muguruza can "keep going higher" after she soared to fourth in the world rankings after victory at the China Open. Williams, 35, beat the 22-year-old Spaniard when she retired from this month's Wuhan Open title match, but she said…

  • Tennis-Shanghai Masters men's singles round 1 results

    Oct 12 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Shanghai Masters Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday 16-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) beat Tommy Robredo (Spain) 6-7(5) 6-2 6-2 Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) beat Bai Yan (China) 6-0 6-1 15-Feliciano Lopez (Spain) beat Andrey Kuznetsov (Russia) 6-4…

  • Can anyone master Djokovic at Shanghai Masters?

    Novak Djokovic flew to the Shanghai Masters on Monday just hours after lifting his eighth trophy of the year in Beijing -- and few look capable of stopping him grab title number nine this week. A 6-2, 6-2 victory over long-time rival Rafael Nadal underlined the dominance of the world number one,…

  • Ruthless Djokovic crushes Nadal to win China Open

    World number one Novak Djokovic continued his recent dominance over Rafa Nadal when he beat the Spaniard in the final of the China Open to win the tournament for the sixth time on Sunday. The Serbian showed no mercy against the Spaniard, who was hampered by a foot problem in the second set, as he…

  • Muguruza can go all the way, Spanish greats say

    Garbine Muguruza has the potential to rise to the top of the world rankings, fellow Spaniards and former grand slam singles champions Arantxa Sanchez Vicario and Conchita Martinez said after the 22-year-old won the China Open on Sunday. Muguruza claimed the biggest title of her fledgling career by…

  • Wawrinka wins Japan Open title, beats Paire in final

    Switzerland's French Open champion Stan Wawrinka captured his fourth title this year when he beat his good friend Benoit Paire 6-2, 6-4 in the final of the Japan Open on Sunday. Wawrinka, in the best form of his life, needed just 65 minutes to win the one-sided final at the Ariake Colosseum, the…

  • India tennis star Mirza 'won't kill herself' over gold medal

    India's doubles world number one Sania Mirza has promised to take a measured approach to next year's Olympics, promising "I'm not going to kill myself!" if she fails to bring home a gold medal. Excitement over the Rio de Janeiro Games is already ramping up with high speculation over who will team…

  • Vesnina beats Svitolina in 1st round of Tianjin Open

    TIANJIN, China (AP) — Elena Vesnina advanced to the second round of the Tianjin Open by beating fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 6-2, 6-4 Monday.

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  • Gasparyan rallies to beat Witthoeft at WTA event in Linz

    LINZ, Austria (AP) — Margarita Gasparyan of Russia rallied from a break down in the final set to beat Carina Witthoeft of Germany 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 on Monday on the opening day of the Generali Ladies.

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  • Cilic saves match point before defeating Chinese wild card

    SHANGHAI (AP) — Former U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic fought off a match point before rallying to defeat local hope Wu Di of China 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4) in the opening round of the Shanghai Masters on Monday.

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  • Muguruza beats Bacsinszky to win women's China Open

    Spain's Garbine Muguruza, one of the rising stars of women's tennis, beat Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky to win the China Open on Sunday, her biggest title to date. Muguruza won a hard-fought final 7-5, 6-4 to capture her first Premier Mandatory title and climb to fourth in the world rankings. It…

  • Muguruza beats Bacsinszky for Beijing title

    Spain's Garbine Muguruza underlined her rise in world tennis on Sunday as she beat Timea Bacsinszky in straight sets to win her second career title at the China Open in Beijing. This year's Wimbledon finalist overcame a slow start by both players to clinch it 7-5, 6-4 in 95 minutes and soar to a…

  • Tennis - Djokovic thrashes Nadal for sixth title in Beijing

    - Novak Djokovic crushed his age-old rival Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-2 to seal his sixth China Open title and extend his amazing unbeaten run at the Beijing tournament. The world number one underlined his superiority in men's tennis as he thrashed a fading Nadal for his 29th win at an event he also won…

  • Tennis-Muguruza withdraws from Hong Kong Open with ankle problem

    Spanish world number four Garbine Muguruza has withdrawn from this week's Hong Kong Open due to a lingering ankle injury, organisers said on Monday. Muguruza, who turned 22 last week, claimed the biggest title of her fledgling career by beating Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky 7-5 6-4 on Sunday to…

  • Wawrinka crushes Paire to win ATP Japan Open

    Top seed Stan Wawrinka won the Japan Open on Sunday after thrashing Frenchman Benoit Paire 6-2, 6-4 to capture his fourth title of the year. French Open champion Wawrinka took just 65 minutes to complete victory in Tokyo with Paire, who underwent a scan on his left ankle before the final and needed…

  • Hairbrush Heaven!

    Airy, 60's-inspired blowouts with bangs were created by TRESemmé for Rebecca Minkoff's marvelously mod Spring 2016 collection.

  • Djokovic beats Nadal for 6th China Open title

    Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-2 Sunday to win his sixth China Open title and improve his record at the tournament to a sterling 29-0. Nadal still leads 23-22 but hasn't beaten Djokovic since the French Open final last year and hasn't prevailed on hard courts since the 2013 U.S. Open…

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