• Kerber shocks Wozniacki in Stuttgart final

    Germany's Angelique Kerber extended her winning streak to 11 matches with a three-sets win over Caroline Wozniacki to win the Stuttgart claycourt title on Sunday. Having knocked out three-time champion Maria Sharapova in the second round, Kerber recovered from losing the final's first set to earn a…

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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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  • Nishikori beats Andujar to defend Barcelona Open title

    Top-seeded Kei Nishikori successfully defended his title at the Barcelona Open by beating Spaniard Pablo Andujar 6-4, 6-4 in Sunday's final. The fifth-ranked Japanese fought back from early breaks in both sets to claim his second clay-court title in as many years at the Real Club de Tenis. ''I…

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  • Garcia-Lopez wins Nastase Tiriac Trophy

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Guillermo Garcia-Lopez has won the Nastase Tiriac Trophy final, beating Jiri Vesely 7-6 (5), 7-6 (11) Sunday on his sixth match point.

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  • Wozniacki in Stuttgart final after Halep marathon

    Caroline Wozniacki reached her third final of 2015 when she saw off Simona Halep in a marathon Stuttgart semi-final which lasted almost three hours on Saturday. The former world number one, who ran the 2014 New York marathon for charity, needed two hours, 58 minutes to claim a 7-5, 5-7, 6-2…

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  • Gasquet, Kyrgios seek French Open boost at ATP Estoril

    France's Richard Gasquet and Australian Nick Kyrgios will hope to kick-start pre-Roland Garros injury comeback bids at the Estoril Open which begins on Monday. Fifth seed Gasquet, who lost the 2007 final to Novak Djokovic and suffered the same fate in 2012 against Juan Martin del Potro, will step…

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  • Wozniacki vs Kerber in Porsche Grand Prix final

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki will play Angelique Kerber in the final of the Porsche Grand Prix after they won their semifinals in contrasting fashion on Saturday.

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  • Tennis-Wozniacki to meet Kerber in Stuttgart final

    (Updates with Kerber beating Brengle to reach final) BERLIN, April 25 (Reuters) - World number five Caroline Wozniacki needed nearly three hours to break the resistance of second seed Simona Halep of Romania 7-5 5-7 6-2 on Saturday and reach the Stuttgart Grand Prix final for the second time in…

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  • Garcia-Lopez vs Vesely in Nastase Tiriac Trophy final

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain and Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic will play for their second ATP title of the year in the Nastase Tiriac Trophy, where they will meet for the first time on tour.

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  • Tennis-Germany's Kerber stuns Wozniacki to triumph in Stuttgart

    Germany's Angelique Kerber came from a set down to outmuscle Caroline Wozniacki 3-6 6-1 7-5 on Sunday and win the Stuttgart Grand Prix for her second title of the season. Kerber, ranked 14th in the world, completed a memorable week where she beat top seed Maria Sharapova and sixth seed Ekaterina…

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  • Tennis-Nishikori retains Barcelona title with battling win

    By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA, April 26 (Reuters) - Kei Nishikori was crowned Barcelona Open champion for the second consecutive year after a hard-fought 6-4 6-4 victory over surprise Spanish finalist Pablo Andujar on Sunday. "I didn't think about winning the tournament at the start of the week because…

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  • Nishikori seals second title in Barcelona

    Japan's Kei Nishikori claimed his second consecutive Barcelona Open title on Sunday with a hard-fought 6-4, 6-4 over Spaniard Pablo Andujar. Andujar had upset Rafael Nadal's conquerer Fabio Fognini and David Ferrer on his route to the final and made the perfect start by breaking the world number…

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  • 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. He plays his first match on Thursday at a tournament which also features Australia's Bernard Tomic, France's Gael Monfils and…

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  • Tennis-Wozniacki beats second seed Halep to reach Stuttgart final

    World number five Caroline Wozniacki needed nearly three hours to break the resistance of second seed Simona Halep of Romania 7-5 5-7 6-2 on Saturday and reach the Stuttgart Grand Prix final for the second time in five years. The Dane, a former world number one, will play the winner of the second…

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  • Tennis-Nishikori faces surprise finalist Andujar in Barcelona

    Holder Kei Nishikori booked a place in the final of the Barcelona Open by sweeping past Slovak Martin Klizan 6-1 6-2 on Saturday. The top-seeded Japanese next faces Pablo Andujar who scored a surprise 7-6 6-3 victory over fellow Spaniard and number three seed David Ferrer. "I tried to get a lot of…

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  • Nishikori to meet Andujar in Barcelona final

    Reigning champion Kei Nishikori booked his place in the Barcelona Open final with a 6-1, 6-2 thrashing of Slovakia's Martin Klizan on Saturday. The 25-year-old Japanese will face Spain's Pablo Andujar in Sunday's final after he upset compatriot David Ferrer 7-6 (7/5), 6-3. Klizan had won the only…

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