The China Post
Nadal survives Gulbis scare; Williams' run continues
Defending champion Rafa Nadal recovered from losing the opening five games against Ernests Gulbis to book his place in the quarterfinals of the Rome Masters on Thursday.
Fri May 17, 2013
At the Net: One to watch: Benoit Paire
French tennis has certainly picked up the pace in recent years -- well, on the men's side anyway -- and the latest of its quality ball-strikers is Benoit Paire.
Andy Murray in a Fitness Race as Juan Martin del Potro Visits the Pope - The Friday Five
It seems that all of the chatter about Nadal's seeding for Roland Garros may have been for nothing, as the Spaniard may be guaranteed the No.
Thu May 16, 2013
Argentine Tennis Star del Potro Speaks with Pope Francis at Vatican
Argentine tennis star Juan Martin del Potro, who is taking part in this week's Rome Masters event, met Wednesday with Pope Francis I at the Vatican.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Djokovic beats Dolgopolov to advance in Rome
In this photo provided Thursday, May 16, 2013 by the Vatican newspaper l'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis is greeted by Argentine tennis player Juan Martin del Potro, who gave him his tennis racket, at the end of the pontiff's general audience in St.
Wed May 15, 2013
Janowicz stuns Tsonga, Nadal sails through
Rome Jerzy Janowicz ripped off his shirt after stunning Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Juan Martin del Potro visited the Pope and Andy Murray and Stanislas Wawrinka pulled out through injury at the Italian Open on Wednesday.
Juan Martin Del Potro Meets The Pope
Juan Martin Del Potro had a dream come true today in Rome where he met the new Pope at a Wednesday service in the Vatican City.
Tue May 14, 2013
Federer, Djokovic, Serena Romp In Rome; Nadal Opens Title Defense Wednesday
The top seeds had it easy in their openers Tuesday in Rome. The newly coiffed Roger Federer rolled to victory crushing Italian veteran 6-1, 6-2. Rome, though, is among the few tournaments Federer has never won, but the Swiss is hoping this good start changes his fortune this year.
ATP World Tour
Del Potro, Berdych Make Strong Starts
World No. 7 Juan Martin del Potro made a strong start to his Internazionali BNL d'Italia campaign on Tuesday, defeating Russian qualifier Andrey Kuznetsov 6-3, 6-2 in 75 minutes.
Sun May 12, 2013
Murray continues clay-court run in Rome
World No. 2 Andy Murray is back on court for the third week of May, as the ATP World Tour makes a stop in Rome, Italy for the Internazionali BNL d'Italia. The Scot enters the Masters 1000 tournament as the third seed.
Sat May 11, 2013
Rome Preview: Djokovic, Federer Look To Get Back On Track On Rafa's Turf
After a disappointing Madrid event, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer will look to get their games back to form in the final tune-up before the French Open.
Sun May 05, 2013
Warinka wins Portugal Open
Oeiras, Portugal Stanislas Wawrinka won his first title since 2011 when he upset top seed David Ferrer 6-1, 6-4 to claim the Portugal Open title on Sunday.
Fri May 03, 2013
Madrid Men's Preview: Nadal Avoids Djokovic Quarter, Draws Ferrer; Federer Returns For Title Defense
On a somber day in the tennis world with the passing of ATP CEO Brad Drewett , the tournament in Madrid recognized the tour chief with a moment of silence before making the men's draw.
ATP World Tour
Ferrer Remains On Course For Oeiras Title; Wawrinka Into SFs For Second Straight Year
Stanislas Wawrinka lost to Juan Martin del Potro in the 2012 semi-finals. Can he go one better this year? World No.
Del Potro ruled out of Madrid Open with virus
World number seven Juan Martin del Potro has withdrawn from next week's Madrid Open because of a viral infection, organizers said on Friday.
Andy Murray heads players who will feature at Queen's next month
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Thu May 02, 2013
ATP World Tour
Jeremy Chardy: Comfortable On Clay
Jeremy Chardy achieved his biggest breakthrough to date at this year's Australian Open , when he upset Juan Martin del Potro en route to his first major quarter-final, but the Frenchman has always felt at home when playing on clay.
Wed May 01, 2013
WTA-ATP Portugal Open Tennis Championships
Ferrer toughs it out to reach last eight OEIRAS: Top seed David Ferrer had to dig deep to reach the quarterfinals at the ATP Portugal Open on Wednesday finally overcoming Frenchman Eduardo Roger-Vasselin 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. The 31-year-old Spaniard, who was beaten in his opening match at last week's Barcelona Open, will play Romanian journeyman Victor ... (more)
Police: Ky. girl, 2, accidentally shot, killed
White told the newspaper that the boy received the rifle made for youths last year and is used to shooting it.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Obama taps Charlotte mayor for cabinet post
Foxx, the mayor of Charlotte, N.C., is the first black nominee among the president's picks for open spots in his second term Cabinet.