• Venus Williams beats Wozniacki to reach Miami Open quarters

    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. She's 34 but on the rise in the rankings, and she beat former No. 1…

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  • Nadal says suffering from nerves and lack of confidence

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal has said was struggling with nerves and self-confidence issues after he was beaten in the third round by fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco at the Miami Open on Sunday. "All these are small things that are difficult to explain.

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  • Serena Williams beats 15-year-old at Miami Open; Nadal loses

    When the ball whizzed past Serena Williams for an ace late in Sunday's match, the subdued crowd suddenly erupted with a roar. Williams said she was tempted to join the applause. Fifteen-year-old Californian CiCi Bellis lasted only 41 minutes against Williams, losing 6-1, 6-1 in the third round at…

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  • Williams sisters head into last eight in Miami

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Sisters Serena and Venus Williams marched into the quarter-finals of the Miami Open after straight-set wins at Key Biscayne on Monday. World number one Serena beat 24th seeded Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2 6-3 producing 29 winners and 20 unforced errors. Serena…

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  • Serena rips Kuznetsova to reach quarter-finals

    Miami (AFP) - World number one Serena Williams dominated Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 6-3 on Monday, advancing to the WTA and ATP Miami Open quarter-finals with her 15th consecutive victory at the event.

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  • Nishikori brushes Troicki aside in Miami

    Japan's Kei Nishikori took just over an hour to romp to a 6-2 6-2 victory over Serbian Viktor Troicki and secure a place in the fourth round of the ATP and WTA Miami Masters on Monday.

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  • Serena deals with Niculescu but Bouchard upset

    By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Serena Williams put aside her knee injury to begin her bid for an eighth Miami Open title with a 6-3 6-1 win over Romania's Monica Niculescu at Key Biscayne on Saturday but sixth seed Eugenie Bouchard was upset by German qualifier Tatjana Maria. Williams withdrew…

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  • UPDATE 1-Tennis-Miami men's singles round 3 results

    March 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Miami Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Sunday Juan Monaco (Argentina) beat 23-Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (Spain) 7-5 6-4 17-Gael Monfils (France) beat 11-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) 6-4 7-6(4) 28-Adrian Mannarino (France) beat 7-Stanislas Wawrinka…

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  • Tennis - Djokovic battles into Miami third round

    - World number one and defending champion Novak Djokovic overcame a mid-match swoon to beat Slovak Martin Klizan 6-0, 5-7, 6-1 in his Miami Masters opener. The top-seeded Serb is aiming to become the first man to claim the Indian Wells-Miami March hardcourt title double on three separate occasions.…

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  • UPDATE 3-Tennis-Nadal crashes out in Miami, Murray wins

    * Verdasco prevails in three sets * Murray wins 499th ATP Tour match (Adds quotes) By Simon Evans MIAMI, March 29 (Reuters) - A struggling and edgy Rafa Nadal crashed out of the Miami Open in the third round on Sunday, losing 6-4 2-6 6-3 to fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco. The 31-year-old…

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  • Tennis-Miami women's singles round 3 results

    March 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Miami Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Sunday 27-Sabine Lisicki (Germany) beat 5-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) 7-6(4) 7-5 11-Sara Errani (Italy) beat 21-Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain) 4-6 6-4 6-1 Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) beat Tatjana Maria (Germany)…

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  • UPDATE 1-Tennis-Miami men's singles round 2 results

    March 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Miami Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Saturday Thomaz Bellucci (Brazil) beat 19-Pablo Cuevas (Uruguay) 2-6 6-2 7-5 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Martin Klizan (Slovakia) 6-0 5-7 6-1 5-Milos Raonic (Canada) beat Teymuraz Gabashvili (Russia) 6-1 6-4…

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  • New number one Nehwal wins Indian Open on home turf

    New Delhi (AFP) - Saina Nehwal, badminton's new world number one, trounced her Thai challenger, Ratchanok Intanon, on Sunday to win the India Open women's singles on home turf.

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  • Serena thrashes US teen to advance at Miami

    Miami (AFP) - Serena Williams crushed a teenaged talent less than half her age Sunday to reach the fourth round of the ATP and WTA Miami Open, defeating American Catherine Bellis 6-1, 6-1.

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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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  • Verdasco stuns Nadal in Miami upset

    Miami (AFP) - Fernando Verdasco upset second seed Rafael Nadal 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 Sunday in a third-round matchup of Spaniards to advance at the ATP and WTA Miami Open.

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  • Halep advances to Miami fourth round

    Miami (AFP) - Third seed Simona Halep defeated Italy's Camila Giorgi 6-4, 7-5 on Sunday to advance into the Miami Masters fourth round.

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  • Venus Williams upsets Wozniacki in Miami

    Miami (AFP) - Venus Williams booked the first women's quarter-final spot at the ATP and WTA tournament in Miami on Monday as she beat fourth seed Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 7-6 (7-1).

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