• Little-known Kulichkova advances in Malaysia

    Little-known Elizaveta Kulichkova cruised through to the quarter-final stage after knocking out Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva on Wednesday at the WTA Malaysian Open. The Russian, ranked 171th in the world and who defeated seventh-seeded Bojana Jovanovski on Monday, beat Putintseva in straight sets…

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  • Djokovic and Serbia back in Davis Cup title hunt

    LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic is back for the Davis Cup, making Serbia the favorite.

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  • Tweet fuels talk of Bartoli return

    Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli sparked speculation on Tuesday of a return from retirement less than two years after bowing out of professional tennis. Should I?" Bartoli said. "Marion Bartoli has just turned 30.

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  • Top seed Wozniacki wins opener in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki avoided a repeat of her last appearance at the Malaysian Open - a first-round loss - by dispatching Chinese qualifier Wang Yafan 6-3, 6-1 on Tuesday.

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

    March 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Monterrey Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday 7-Daniela Hantuchova (Slovakia) beat Monica Puig (Puerto Rico) 7-6(1) 3-6 7-5 5-Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia) beat Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (Slovakia) 4-6 6-3 6-0 1-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia)…

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  • Golf-Berger so close to remarkable rookie win

    Rookie Daniel Berger came from nine strokes behind the lead to enter a playoff for the Honda Classic on Monday but lost out on the second sudden-death hole to Ireland's Padraig Harrington. The 21-year-old Floridian, whose father Jay was a professional tennis player, reaching the quarter-finals in…

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

    March 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Malaysian Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday Alexandra Dulgheru (Romania) beat 2-Sabine Lisicki (Germany) 6-4 7-5 Carina Witthoeft (Germany) beat Misaki Doi (Japan) 7-5 7-5 1-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) beat Wang Yafan (China) 6-3 6-1…

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  • 6th-seeded Nara beats Linette in 3 sets at Malaysian Open

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Sixth-seeded Kurumi Nara reached the quarterfinals of the Malaysian Open by beating Polish qualifier Magda Linette 7-5, 5-7, 7-6 (6) Wednesday.

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  • Tennis-Del Potro sees comeback by late March

    By Rex Gowar BUENOS AIRES, March 2 (Reuters) - Former world number four Juan Martin Del Potro, having drawn confidence from his brief Sydney return in January, said on Monday he was confident of a full comeback "very soon". If my hand responds well, I'll come back as soon as possible but that…

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  • Bartoli fuels speculation on possible comeback

    PARIS (AP) — Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has fuelled speculation of a possible comeback by asking her fans on social media if it would be a good idea.

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  • Cilic to miss Croatia vs Serbia Davis Cup match

    US Open champion Marin Cilic, who has yet to play this season due to injury, is set to miss this week's Davis Cup World Group first round match between Croatia and Serbia, coach Zeljko Krajan said Tuesday. Cilic is likely to be replaced by Franko Skugor. Apart from Skugor, Borna Coric, Mate Delic…

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