• Tennis-Madrid Open men's singles results

    May 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Madrid Open Men's Singles matches on Tuesday Round 25-Milos Raonic (Canada) beat Juan Monaco (Argentina) 6-3 6-4 Round 1Richard Gasquet (France) beat Ivo Karlovic (Croatia) 6-3 6-4 Philipp Kohlschreiber (Germany) beat Alejandro Falla (Colombia) 6-1 6-4…

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  • Tennis-Serena on fast track to break record - Navratilova

    Serena Williams can break Margaret Court's record of 24 grand slam singles despite being five short at an age when most players have retired, according to Martina Navratilova. American world number one Williams has bagged 19 singles slams, the most recent coming at this year's Australian Open.…

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  • Murray consolidates third place in ATP rankings

    Paris (AFP) - Andy Murray's clay-court win in the Munich Open on Monday helped the Scot strengthen his grip on third place in the updated ATP rankings.

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  • Hewitt to skip French Open to focus on Wimbledon, Davis Cup

    Two-time Grand Slam champion and former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt will not play this month's French Open in what is likely to be his last year on tour. Hewitt's manager, David Drysdale, said Tuesday that the Australian veteran wants to focus on Wimbledon, where he won the 2002 title, and Australia's…

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  • Serena ousts Stephens to extend winning run in Madrid

    World number one Serena Williams extended her unbeaten record this season to 22 matches with a routine 6-4, 6-0 win over Sloane Stephens to move into the third round of the Madrid Open on Monday. The 19-time Grand Slam champion will face either Victoria Azarenka or Ajla Tomljanovic in the third…

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  • Murray snaps claycourt jinx with first title in Munich

    Andy Murray's preparations for the French Open gathered momentum as he claimed the first claycourt title of his career with a 7-6(4) 5-7 7-6(4) win over twice champion Philipp Kohlschreiber in the rain-delayed Munich Open final on Monday. It was the world number three's first title as a married man…

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  • Williams beats Stephens, advances to Madrid Open 3rd round

    MADRID (AP) — Serena Williams needed just 58 minutes to beat fellow American Sloane Stephens 6-4, 6-0 Monday and reach the third round of the Madrid Open.

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  • Clay title delights Murray, not lederhosen

    Andy Murray was delighted to become the first Briton to win a clay-court title for 39 years on Monday in Munich -- even if the accompanying lederhosen were a little snug. The 27-year-old claimed the first clay-court title of his career by seeing off Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber in a tough…

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  • Tennis - Djokovic well ahead in ATP rankings

    - Roger Federer clinched his 85th career title in Istanbul on Sunday but remains second in Monday's unchanged ATP rankings, still led by Novak Djokovic. The 27-year old Serb holds the top spot for the 40th consecutive week, more than 5,000 points ahead of the Swiss star with Scot Andy Murray…

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  • Tennis - Serena Williams cruises into Madrid 3rd round

    - World number one Serena Williams extended her unbeaten record this season to 22 matches with a routine 6-4, 6-0 win over Sloane Stephens to move into the third round of the Madrid Open on Monday. The 19-time Grand Slam champion will face either Victoria Azarenka or Ajla Tomljanovic in the third…

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  • Tennis-Madrid Open women's singles round 2 results

    May 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Madrid Open Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Monday 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Sloane Stephens (U.S.) 6-4 6-0 Irina Begu (Romania) beat 11-Andrea Petkovic (Germany) walkover Roberta Vinci (Italy) beat Alize Cornet (France) 6-4 7-5 5-Caroline…

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

    May 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Madrid Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday David Goffin (Belgium) beat Ernests Gulbis (Latvia) 3-6 6-1 7-5 9-Marin Cilic (Croatia) beat Jiri Vesely (Czech Republic) 7-5 6-1 Luca Vanni (Italy) beat Bernard Tomic (Australia) 3-6 6-4 7-6(1) Thomaz…

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  • Djokovic well ahead in tennis rankings despite Federer title

    Paris (AFP) - Roger Federer clinched his 85th career title in Istanbul on Sunday but remains second in Monday's unchanged ATP rankings, still led by Novak Djokovic.

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  • Petkovic replaces Suarez Navarro in WTA rankings

    Paris (AFP) - Andrea Petkovic of Germany, who replaces Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro, is the only new entry in the WTA Top 10 rankings published on Monday.

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  • Andy Murray wins first clay title in Munich

    Andy Murray won the first clay-court title of his career when he saw off Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber in a tough three-setter during Monday's rain-delayed final of Munich's ATP tournament. The world number three and top seed in Munich needed just over three hours to seal a 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 7-6…

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