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The New Zealand Herald
World Sports at 1330 GMT
MONACO Roger Federer eases into the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters after beating veteran Radek Stepanek 6-1, 6-2 in 52 minutes, and Rafael Nadal begins his bid to win back the title by dispatching Russian qualifier Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-4, 6-1.
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Canada's Milos Raonic joins Federer, Nadal in third round of Monte Carlo Masters
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Federer & Nadal into Monte Carlo Masters 3rd round
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The Indian Express
Djokovic makes short work of Montanes
Novak Djokovic began the defence of his Monte Carlo Masters title in flamboyant style Tuesday, taking only 45 minutes to beat Albert Montanes 6-1, 6-0 and maintain his perfect record against the Spaniard.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Reading the Readers: April 15
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Central Western Daily
Worland to lead Australian team
ORANGE tennis ace Helen Worland has donned the green and gold of Australia at the Super Senior World Championship more times than Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have claimed Wimbledon titles combined.
The Japan Times
Nishikori confident he is closer to date with destiny
"Last year we knocked on the door. This year we pounded on it. Next year we're gonna kick it in."
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Nadal: It's not easy to go from hard courts to clay
Monaco, April 15 - Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who will make his debut at the Monte Carlo Masters Wednesday, said it was not easy to make the transition from hard courts to clay because it took time to make adjustments and find a rhythm.
Fognini dices with defeat but survives in Monte Carlo
Italy's Davis Cup hero Fabio Fognini rediscovered his game just in time to produce a 5-7, 7-5, 6-4 comeback over Joao Sousa to progress to the Monte Carlo Masters second round on Monday.
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Sun Apr 13, 2014
The Washington Post
Tiafoe, 16, wins Easter Bowl championship
Four months after making history as the youngest to win the Orange Bowl , junior tennis's year-end world championships, Francis Tiafoe of College Park claimed the Easter Bowl, the top tournament for American juniors.
Repeat show in Monte Carlo
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ATP World Tour
Ready, Set, Clay
EUROPEAN CLAY SWING : The first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 clay-court tournament of the year gets underway this week in Monaco, with the world's top four players Rafael Nadal , Novak Djokovic , Stanislas Wawrinka and Roger Federer headlining a star-studded field, which boasts 19 of the world's top 25 players.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Nadal seeks 9th Monte Carlo Masters title
Roger Federer returns to the Monte Carlo Masters starting on Sunday with a mission to try to topple king of clay Rafael Nadal as the Spaniard seeks an unprecedented ninth title in the principality.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Clay-Court Preview: Men Up
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Titanic's Tennis Ties Narrated In "Titanic: The Tennis Story" Book
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Nadal still undisputed king of clay
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Wed Apr 09, 2014
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