• Azarenka suffers match-point meltdown in Serena loss

    Victoria Azarenka suffered a stunning meltdown and blew three match points against world number one Serena Williams before losing 7-6(5) 3-6 7-6(1) in the third round of the Madrid Open on Wednesday. Azarenka served for the match at 6-5 and 40-0 in the third set but fell to pieces. Williams fought…

  • Showtime Kyrgios calls tune against Federer

    It's always showtime for flamboyant Australian Nick Kyrgios, whose career received a massive boost Wednesday when he defeated Roger Federer 6-7 (2/7), 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (14/12) at the Madrid Open. Over the course of the past 10 days, the world number 35, who only turned 20 last Monday, has played his…

  • Kyrgios sends Federer crashing in Madrid

    Madrid (AFP) - Australia young gun Nick Kyrgios knocked top seed Roger Federer out of the Madrid Open on Wednesday with a stunning 6-7 (2/7), 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (14/12) victory.

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

    May 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Madrid Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Wednesday Marcel Granollers (Spain) beat 13-Gael Monfils (France) 7-6(6) 6-7(7) 6-4 Nick Kyrgios (Australia) beat 1-Roger Federer (Switzerland) 6-7(2) 7-6(5) 7-6(12) 14-Roberto Bautista (Spain) beat Sam…

  • Mirza wants to inspire girls across subcontinent

    By Amlan Chakraborty NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Outside Bollywood films, Sania Mirza might be the only Indian success welcomed as warmly in neighboring Pakistan and the 28-year-old expects her doubles feats to inspire girls on both sides of the border to pick up a tennis racquet. Mirza has long been the…

  • Kyrgios knocks Federer out of 2nd round at Madrid Open

    MADRID (AP) — Top-seeded Roger Federer made an early exit from the Madrid Open on Wednesday after a narrow, second-round loss to Nick Kyrgios.

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  • Serena beats Azarenka to reach Madrid quarters, Nadal wins

    Victoria Azarenka squandered triple match point, double-faulting on the last one, and Serena Williams rallied to reach the Madrid Open quarterfinals with a 7-6 (5), 3-6, 7-6 (1) win on Wednesday. Trying to serve out the match at 6-5 in the deciding set, Azarenka double-faulted on the final three…

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  • Tennis-Madrid Open men's singles results

    May 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Madrid Open Men's Singles matches on Tuesday Round 28-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat Joao Sousa (Portugal) 7-6(1) 7-5 5-Milos Raonic (Canada) beat Juan Monaco (Argentina) 6-3 6-4 Round 1Richard Gasquet (France) beat Ivo Karlovic (Croatia) 6-3 6-4…

  • Of Course There Would Be an Underwater Tennis Court in Dubai

    The director of engineering and technical services at the Institution of Structural Engineers in London seems to think that this underwater tennis court with a see-through glass roof isn't feasible due to such nitpicky concerns as the water pressure...

  • Quick-change Murray working to acclimate to Madrid

    Andy Murray was working on Tuesday to make a one-day turnaround from slow, heavy conditions in Munich to the high-altitude, faster-bouncing clay of the Spanish capital in order to be ready for an opening challenge at the Madrid Masters. The third-ranked Scot arrived after winning his first clay…

  • 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.…

  • Tennis-Madrid Open women's singles round 3 results

    May 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Madrid Open Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Wednesday 10-Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) beat 7-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) 7-5 1-6 6-4 13-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) beat Roberta Vinci (Italy) 6-4 6-7(6) 6-0 5-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) beat 9-Agnieszka…

  • Tennis-Federer falls under Kyrgios spell in Madrid exit

    (Adds later results) * Kyrgios ousts Federer * Nadal cruises into third round MADRID, May 6 (Reuters) - Roger Federer became the latest big name to get sucked up by a whirlwind called Nick Kyrgios as the Australian tyro sent the Swiss top seed spinning out of the Madrid Masters in the second round…

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

    May 5 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Madrid Open Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Tuesday 10-Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) beat Julia Goerges (Germany) 6-3 7-5 7-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) beat Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) 6-3 6-4 Caroline Garcia (France) beat 14-Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic)…

  • Kvitova struggles again in Madrid but survives

    (Reuters) - Fourth seed Petra Kvitova's stuttering form continued at the Madrid Open as she reached the third round with a 6-4 2-6 6-3 win against CoCo Vandeweghe on Tuesday. Kvitova, also taken to three set by Olga Govortsova in the first round, broke in the eighth game when her opponent netted a…

  • Federer knocked out of Madrid by Kyrgios

    Madrid (AFP) - Australia's Nick Kyrgios stunned top seed Roger Federer 6-7 (2/7), 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (14/12) on Wednesday to knock the Swiss star out of the Madrid Open.

  • Maria Sharapova advances to 3rd round of Madrid Open

    MADRID (AP) — Maria Sharapova advanced to the third round of the Madrid Open by beating Mariana Duque-Marino of Colombia 6-1, 6-2 on Tuesday.

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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.