• Serena Williams earns 700th win to reach Miami Open semis

    Serena Williams abused her racket, scolded herself and even made angry faces at the sun. The seven-time Key Biscayne champion overcame her annoyance and shaky play Wednesday for her 700th career victory, beating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-3 to reach the semifinals of the Miami Open. Williams…

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  • 'You cannot be serious': McEnroe to call his own lines

    Tennis legend John McEnroe faces James Blake on Wednesday in a match in which they will call their own lines - declaring whether the ball is in or out - a wrinkle that McEnroe knows may draw more than casual interest from fans and former linesmen. During a career in which he won seven grand slam…

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  • Venus falls to Suarez Navarro, Petkovic into Miami semis

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro came back from a dreadful first set to defeat three-times Miami Open champion Venus Williams 0-6 6-1 7-5 at Key Biscayne on Tuesday and set up a semi-final clash with Germany's ninth seed Andrea Petkovic. Petkovic booked her place in the…

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  • ITF suspends low-ranked Brazilian for 2 years for doping

    LONDON (AP) -- The International Tennis Federation says that a 20-year-old Brazilian ranked outside the top 1,000 has been suspended for two years after failing a doping test.

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  • Davis Cup organizers weighing up 5th-set tiebreakers

    LONDON (AP) — Davis Cup organizers are considering whether to introduce a fifth-set tiebreaker.

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  • Djokovic defeats Dolgopolov in Miami; Venus Williams loses

    Before the first set ended Tuesday, Novak Djokovic had busted a racket in anger, drawn jeers from the crowd and received two code violations, which cost him a point penalty. There were no further outbursts, and as Djokovic's play improved, so did his mood. He rallied from a break down in the second…

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  • Tennis-Miami men's singles round 4 results

    April 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Miami Men's Singles Round 4 matches on Tuesday 22-John Isner (U.S. ...

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  • Serena into Miami semi-finals with 700th career win

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams overcame a dreadful second set to beat Germany's Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (4) 1-6 6-3 on Wednesday for her 700th career win and a berth in the Miami Open semi-finals. Williams, who is seeking an eighth Miami title, will next face the…

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  • Serena Williams to play in 40th season of World Team Tennis

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Serena Williams will return to the Washington Kastles in the 40th season of World Team Tennis.

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  • Djokovic favours reforms in tennis schedule

    Novak Djokovic has added his voice to those calling for a reform of the Davis Cup format, with the world number one favouring a more concentrated competition for the worldwide team event. In addition, the men's top seed at the ATP and WTA Miami Masters would also like to see the Australian Open…

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  • UPDATE 1-Tennis-Williams sisters head into last eight in Miami

    * Serena continues strong run with victory over Kuznetsova * Venus upsets Wozniacki to show health and form on improve (Adds late match result) By Simon Evans MIAMI, March 30 (Reuters) - Sisters Serena and Venus Williams marched into the quarter-finals of the Miami Open after straight-set wins at…

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  • Murray claims 500th win after three sets with Anderson

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Andy Murray won the 500th match in his career after beating Kevin Anderson 6-4 3-6 6-3 on Tuesday to move into the quarter-finals of the Miami Open for the fourth straight year. The gangly Anderson fought back well in the second but after trading early breaks in the…

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  • Venus may follow Serena in ending Indian Wells boycott

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Venus Williams has boycotted the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells since 2001 but said on Monday she may follow her younger sister Serena's lead and return to the event next year. Serena competed in the tournament earlier this month for the first time since a 2001…

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  • Djokovic, Nishikori and Raonic reach last 16 in Miami

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Defending champion Novak Djokovic defeated Belgium's Steve Darcis 6-0 7-5 on Monday to power into the last 16 of the Miami Open along with Japan's Kei Nishikori, Canada's Milos Raonic and American John Isner. The Serbian world number one, who just like last year won…

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  • Tennis-Miami women's singles round 4 results

    March 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Miami Women's Singles Round 4 matches on Monday 3-Simona Halep (Romania) beat 15-Flavia Pennetta (Italy) 6-3 7-5 27-Sabine Lisicki (Germany) beat 11-Sara Errani (Italy) 6-1 6-2 9-Andrea Petkovic (Germany) beat 8-Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) 6-1 7-5…

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  • Tennis - Britain's Murray takes milestone 500th victory

    - Britain's Andy Murray won his 500th career victory Tuesday, defeating South Africa's Kevin Anderson 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to reach the ATP and WTA Miami Open quarter-finals. The third-seeded Scotsman, who holds two Grand Slam titles, needed his best effort against his 17th-ranked rival. Murray, who has…

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  • Venus Williams beats Wozniacki to reach Miami Open quarters

    KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Basking in her latest victory, a beaming Venus Williams stood near her changeover chair launching autographed balls into the stands, steering her shots with body English and applauding the fans who scrambled for the souvenirs.

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  • Djokovic storms back to reach Miami quarters

    Desperate Novak Djokovic fought back from a set and a break down to defeat Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-7 (3/7), 7-5, 6-0 Tuesday, salvaging hopes of defending his Miami Open title. World number one Djokovic won 24 of the last 27 points to reach a quarter-final against Spanish sixth seed David Ferrer, a…

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