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5 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Federer ousts ailing Djokovic in semis

Roger Federer beat an injured Novak Djokovic 7-5 6-2 to set up an all-Swiss Monte Carlo Masters final with Stanislas Wawrinka.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Roger Federer, Tennis, Novak Djokovic, Stanislas Wawrinka, Australian Open, David Ferrer

9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Tim Henman Exclusive: Andy Murray still a class act, no matter who is coaching him

Andy Murray was just 15 when he met Tim Henman for the first time. The young Scot idolised the then-British No 1 and would often seek out his advice, whether it be on tour or during Davis Cup weeks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Andy Murray, Tennis, Tim Henman, Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer

13 hrs ago | Philly.com

Some sports records will never be broken

AS YOU KNOW, if you follow this column, I was aghast when the Sixers pounded those woeful Detroit Pistons, averting the distinction of being the sole possessor of the longest losing streak in NBA history.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Fed Cup semifinal: Petkovic beats Stosur, Kerber defeats Dellacqua, Germany leads 2-0

Andrea Petkovic and Angelique Kerber had straight-set wins on Saturday to give Germany a 2-0 lead over Australia in their Fed Cup semifinal.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Fed Cup, Tennis, Tennis Players, Andrea Petkovic, Angelique Kerber, Casey Dellacqua

The Oregonian

The clay-court era is dead, but the Rafael Nadal era rolls on

The clay-court season used to be a strange, fascinating little world unto itself.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Rafael Nadal, Gaston Gaudio, Wimbledon, Roland Garros

Fermanagh Today

Spanish tennis player Carlos has no plans to say - adios' to Ulster life

Carlos Miranda didn't plan to stay in Northern Ireland for too long when he arrived here from Barcelona in 2001, but fast forward 13 years and he's still here after playing a 'love match' with a difference.

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

The Montreal Gazette

Canada's Raonic, Nadal ousted in Monte Carlo

The hard-serving native of Thornhill, Ont., was limited to just six aces in a 7-6 , 6-2 quarter-final loss to third-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Stanislas Wawrinka, Tennis, Australian Open, Nenad Zimonjic, Daniel Nestor, Benjamin Balleret

The State

Italians, Czechs set for Fed Cup semi showdown

Two nations that have combined to win the last five Fed Cup titles will square off this weekend when reigning champion Italy takes on the 2011 and 2012 champion Czech Republic in a best- of-five semifinal in Ostrava.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Fed Cup, Tennis, Tennis Players, Sara Errani, Wimbledon, Petra Kvitova, Roberta Vinci

Ghanamma.com

Nadal Earns 300th Wins on Clay in Monte Carlo

Rafael Nadal notched up his 300th victory on clay with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Andreas Seppi tp progress to the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Rafael Nadal, Tennis, Andreas Seppi, David Ferrer

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Tennis: Ten issues clay courts will serve up this season

With the tennis circus now rolling on to the slowest surface, Paul Newman of the Independent highlights who'll be making the headlines - and why The best clay-court player of all time aims to complete a 10th year of domination, having won his first French Open in 2005.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Roland Garros, Tennis Players, Robin Soderling, Rafael Nadal, Australian Open, Andrey Golubev

Yahoo!

Britain's Robson out of Wimbledon and French Open

Britain's Laura Robson on Thursday revealed she will miss Wimbledon and the French Open after opting to have surgery on her troublesome wrist injury.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis, Laura Robson, Kirsten Flipkens, Australian Open, Yanina Wickmayer, Tennis Players

Salisbury Journal

Robson to miss Wimbledon

It is a major blow for the British number one and the tournament, with Robson's run to the fourth round last year providing one of the biggest stories of the fortnight.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis, Australian Open, US Open, Tennis Players, Juan Martin del Potro, Andy Murray

Suria

Britain's Robson out of Wimbledon and...

Britain's Laura Robson on Thursday revealed she will miss Wimbledon and the French Open after opting to have surgery on her troublesome wrist injury.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis, Laura Robson, Australian Open, Kirsten Flipkens, Yanina Wickmayer, Tennis Players

ESPN

Garber: Five questions with Steve Johnson

Unlike Donald Young -- and so many of today's ATP World Tour players -- Steve Johnson did not turn professional as a teenager.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Donald Young, Tennis

International Business Times

Roger Federer Could Miss French Open for Birth of Third Child

Roger Federer has hinted he could miss the French Open next month to be with his wife Mirka Vavrinec, who is pregnant with the couple's third child and could give birth around that time.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Roger Federer, Australian Open, Wimbledon

Wed Apr 16, 2014

ABC News

Sam Stosur not worried by Fed Cup home-court pressure against Germany in Brisbane

Home-court advantage suddenly sits well with Sam Stosur ahead of Australia's Fed Cup semi-final with Germany in Brisbane this weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Casey Dellacqua, Australian Open, Alicia Molik

The Star Online

Nadal recovers from shaky start to go through

Claycourt machine Rafael Nadal recovered from a stuttering start to beat Russian qualifier Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-4 6-1 and reach the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Rafael Nadal, Tennis, Teymuraz Gabashvili, Novak Djokovic, Andreas Seppi, Roger Federer

Daily Mail

Laura Robson must not rush back from wrist injury, warns Judy...

Fed Cup captain Judy Murray believes Laura Robson cannot be too careful with the wrist injury which has blighted her season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Laura Robson, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, More Sports, Tennis, Kirsten Flipkens, Australian Open, Wimbledon

CNN

Belinda Bencic ready to embrace greatness

Belinda Bencic is a 17-year-old Swiss tennis prodigy who is set to become one of the stars of 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Roger Federer, Tennis, Stanislas Wawrinka, Wimbledon, Australian Open, Kimiko Date-Krumm

The Star Online

Women's tennis needs more variety: Court

Margaret Court: 'I wouldn't say today's game is one-dimensional but I do feel that the women's game today is lacking a bit of depth compared to the men's.'

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Serena Williams, Wimbledon, Li Na, Australian Open

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