• Nishikori 'better than Djokovic': mentor

    Japan's Kei Nishikori has the ability to reach the summit of men's tennis and is technically already better than world number one Novak Djokovic, according to his former mentor. Shuzo Matsuoka told AFP on Tuesday it was "only a matter of time" before Nishikori, who broke into the top five last…

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  • Federer still fears 'difficult to beat' Nadal at French Open

    Switzerland's 17-times Grand Slam winner Roger Federer on Monday said he still believed Rafael Nadal was the favourite to win the French Open next month despite the Spanish star's troubled start to the clay court season. Federer, who took his sole French Open title in 2009, this week is refining…

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  • Wimbledon announces 7 percent increase in prize money

    LONDON (AP) — Prize money is increasing by 7 percent at Wimbledon this year, with 1.88 million pounds ($2.85 million) going to the men's and women's singles champions.

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

    April 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Estoril Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday 8-Gilles Muller (Luxembourg) beat Frederico Silva (Portugal) 6-3 3-6 6-1 Filip Krajinovic (Serbia) beat Alejandro Gonzalez (Colombia) 6-3 6-3 Borna Coric (Croatia) beat 6-Jeremy Chardy (France) 6-2…

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  • Bellucci beats Youzhny in 1st round of Istanbul Open

    ISTANBUL (AP) -- Thomaz Bellucci defeated seventh-seeded Mikhail Youzhny 7-6 (5), 6-3 Monday in the opening round of the inaugural Istanbul Open.

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  • Estrella Burgos eliminates Troicki at BMW Open in Munich

    MUNICH (AP) -- Victor Estrella Burgos advanced to the second round of the BMW Open by beating Viktor Troicki 7-6 (4), 6-4 Monday.

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  • Tennis - Croatian Coric makes winning Estoril debut  

    - Teenaged Borna Coric secured the first upset of the week at the re-launched Estoril Open on Monday with his 6-2, 6-4 knockout of French sixth seed Jeremy Chardy. The youngest player in the field, debuting at the event, celebrated his success on the same day as fellow prodigy Nick Kyrgios of…

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  • Kuznetsova upset by Shuai Zhang in 1st round of Prague Open

    PRAGUE (AP) — Two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia was eliminated in the first round of the Prague on Monday on a day of upsets.

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    Wimbledon: Tour the Historic Tennis Grounds

    Sample an exclusive tour of Wimbledon, usually reserved for members only.

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  • Tennis-Prague Open women's singles round 1 results

    April 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Prague Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday Elena Vesnina (Russia) beat Jana Cepelova (Slovakia) 6-2 6-1 Aleksandra Krunic (Serbia) beat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (Croatia) 3-6 7-6(4) 6-0

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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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  • 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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  • Croatian Coric makes winning Estoril debut  

    Teenaged Borna Coric secured the first upset of the week at the re-launched Estoril Open on Monday with his 6-2, 6-4 knockout of French sixth seed Jeremy Chardy. The youngest player in the field, debuting at the event, celebrated his success on the same day as fellow prodigy Nick Kyrgios of…

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  • Schmiedlova and Arruabarrena advance in Marrakech

    MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) -- Seventh-seeded Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia and 97th-ranked Lara Arruabarrena of Spain won their opening matches at the Grand Prix SAR clay-court tournament Monday.

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  • Tennis-Evolution of prize money at Wimbledon

    LONDON, April 28 (Reuters) - Factbox on Wimbledon prizemoney since 1968 after it was announced on Tuesday that eachsingles winner will receive 1.88 million pounds ($2.87 million)from a total prize fund of 26.75 million pounds at the 2015event. Total prize money for the tournament has risen seven…

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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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  • Wimbledon bans selfie-sticks

    Selfie-sticks have been banned from this year's Wimbledon tennis championship, organisers have announced. The All England Lawn Tennis Club has confirmed fans won't be allowed to take the sticks -- which help users take self-portrait photos that have become increasingly popular on Twitter and other…

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