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4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Tennis: Nishikori makes winning return at Barcelona Open

Japan's Kei Nishikori won his first clay match of the season returning from a three week absence due to a groin injury with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Roberto Bautista Agut to reach the third-round of the Barcelona Open on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Kei Nishikori

8 hrs ago | ESPN

Tennis: The women's tennis revolution in China

ESPN.com senior writer Howard Bryant discusses just how Li Na has been able to succeed by choosing to break free instead of staying in the Chinese Communist Party's tennis programs.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Peng Shuai (2008 Beijing Olympics), Olympic Fencing, Sports, Olympics, Na Li, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Shuai Peng, Tennis Players, More Sports, Li Na, French Open

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Times-series.co.uk

Freedom of the city for Murray

Tennis star Andy Murray is to receive the freedom of Stirling and an honorary degree from the university where he trained as a boy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, More Sports, Andy Murray, Wimbledon

Canada.com

Defending champion Sharapova survives scare at Porsche Grand Prix

Defending champion Maria Sharapova survived a first-round scare at the Porsche Grand Prix by defeating Lucie Safarova 7-6 , 6-7 , 7-6 on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Maria Sharapova, Lucie Safarova, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

WLNS-TV Lansing

Defending champ Schiavone loses in 1st round

Defending champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy lost to Spanish qualifier Beatriz Garcia Vidagany 6-3, 6-2 in the first round of the Grand Prix SAR on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Francesca Schiavone, More Sports, Beatriz Garcia Vidagany, French Open, Patricia Mayr-Achleitner, Daniela Hantuchova, Peng Shuai

CNN

Nadal faces fellow Spaniard Ramos in Barcelona

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal will look to get his clay court season back on track against Albert Ramos at the Barcelona Open after his fellow Spaniard won on Tuesday in the first round.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Rafael Nadal, Albert Ramos, Nikolay Davydenko, Australian Open

Congleton Guardian

Rusedski to coach Edmund

The 19-year-old was highly thought of as a junior and has made encouraging progress up the senior rankings under the tutelage of Lawn Tennis Association coach Colin Beecher.

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Related Topix: Sports, James Ward, More Sports, Tennis Players, Andy Murray, Wimbledon

Bradenton.com

Djokovic: Wrist better, will try to play in Madrid

Novak Djokovic of Serbia loses his racket during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament against Roger Federer of Switzerland, in Monaco, Saturday, April, 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Novak Djokovic, More Sports, Roger Federer, French Open

The Miami Herald

Mayr-Achleitner upsets Svitolina in Marrakech

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Patricia Mayr-Achleitner, Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports

Reuters

Bulls' Noah named league's defensive player of the year

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah was named the National Basketball Association's defensive player of the year on Monday, the first player from the franchise to earn the award since Michael Jordan in 1988.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joakim Noah, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, More Sports, French Open, Roy Hibbert, Indiana Pacers

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Galion man falls on trimming shears, dies

A city man died Saturday afternoon from injuries he received while working at his home.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Todd Martin

KDWN

Ferrer to start at Barcelona vs. Gabashvili

David Ferrer will begin a 12th quest for a first Barcelona Open title by facing Teymuraz Gabashvili after the Russian beat Michal Przysiezny 6-3, 6-4 in the first round on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, David Ferrer, More Sports, Teymuraz Gabashvili, Michal Przysiezny, Fabio Fognini, Santiago Giraldo, Igor Sijsling

Bellingham Herald

Finland's Nieminen makes 2nd round in Bucharest

Eighth-seeded Nieminen prevailed 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 on the outdoor clay at BNR Arenas against the Vina del Mar finalist.

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Related Topix: Leonardo Mayer, Sports, More Sports

The Age

Canberra tennis ace Nick Kyrgios wins Sarasota Open in injury comeback

Australian Davis Cup coach Josh Eagle says Canberra young gun Nick Kyrgios' Sarasota Open win in the US on Monday has helped his chances of getting a French Open wildcard, but he still has two more Challenger Tour events on green clay to prove he deserves it.

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Related Topix: Sports, French Open, More Sports

The Campbell Reporter

Sports digest: Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76.

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became a symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Australian Open, Tennis Players, Virginie Razzano

Yahoo!

Aussie teen Kyrgios wins title in Florida

Rising Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has bounced back from injury to claim his second ATP Challenger Tour title in Florida.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Australian Open

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Tennis Panorama

Teenager Donna Vekic Upsets Top Seed Dominika Cibulkova for Malaysian Open Tennis Title

Seventh seed Donna Vekic of Croatia won her first WTA title on Sunday after defeating top seed and Ausralian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 in the Malaysian Open final in Kuala Lumpur.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Dominika Cibulkova, Vania King

Iol.co.za

Sharapova targets Stuttgart hat-trick

Maria Sharapova opens her claycourt season in Germany this week where she hopes to claim a hat-trick of Stuttgart titles and her 30th WTA career trophy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Maria Sharapova, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, More Sports, Olympic Fencing, Na Li, Li Na, Serena Williams

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters

Stanislas Wawrinka won the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time Sunday, rallying to beat Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 , 6-2 in a rare all-Swiss final.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Stanislas Wawrinka, Roger Federer, Australian Open, Rafael Nadal, Marc Rosset

ABC News

Radwanska Leads Poland to 3-2 Fed Cup Win Vs Spain

Agnieszka Radwanska won her second singles rubber before teaming up with Alicja Rosolska to claim the decisive doubles match and give Poland a 3-2 win over Spain in their Fed Cup World Group playoff on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Agnieszka Radwanska, Fed Cup, Alicja Rosolska, Urszula Radwanska, Silvia Soler Espinosa

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