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Rafa, Novak back in charge, says number...

Fifth-ranked Tomas Berdych, hoping to crack the top four in men's tennis for years, says Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have resumed their stranglehold at the top despite Stanislas Wawrinka's shock Australian Open title.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tomas Berdych, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Stanislas Wawrinka, Australian Open

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Post and Courier

Shelby Rogers pulls upset in Citi Open

Photo by Christophe Saidi Daniel Island's Shelby Rogers won her French Open debut, defeating Irena Pavlovic 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, French Open, Tennis, Irena Pavlovic, Alize Cornet

The New Zealand Herald

Richard Keegan: Children need our unconditional support

Sam Webster, Ethan Mitchell and Eddie Dawkins celebrate their cycling gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Ethan Mitchell, Summer Olympics, More Sports, Andre Agassi, Tennis, Opinion

The State

Kuznetsova, Ginepri advance at Citi Open

Top-seeded Tomas Berdych will face Robby Ginepri, who defeated Alejandro Falla of Colombia 6-4, 6-2.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Tennis, Polona Hercog, Tomas Berdych, Robby Ginepri, Alejandro Falla, Tim Smyczek

Marin Independent Journal

Serena Williams addresses Wimbledon incident

In her first public comments since her bizarre exit from Wimbledon this month, Serena Williams said Monday that she is feeling really good and described the incident that sparked worldwide attention as frightening.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis, Serena Williams

CBC News

CBC to broadcast Rogers Cup tennis semifinals, finals

Canadian tennis stars Milos Raonic, left, and Eugenie Bouchard will be seeded seventh and sixth, respectively, in the men`s and women`s tournaments at the upcoming Rogers Cup in Toronto and Montreal.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Rogers Cup, Milos Raonic, Rafael Nadal, Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer

The Washington Post

Riba beats Brown in Kitzbuehel

Pere Riba of Spain held off four set points in the opener before defeating Dustin Brown of Germany 7-6 , 7-5 in the first round of the Bet-at-Home Cup on Monday.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Pere Riba, Tennis, Dustin Brown, Maximo Gonzalez

Anderson drops out of top 20

A first-round defeat at the Atlanta Open caused South Africa's top men's tennis player Kevin Anderson to slip out of the top 20 in the latest ATP World Tour singles ranking on Monday.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Kevin Anderson, Tennis

International Business Times

Maria Sharapova Overtaken by Eugenie Bouchard in Poll of Sexiest Women in Tennis

Maria Sharapova is still one of the hottest tennis players on the WTA tour, but an emerging star is already stealing some of the thunder from her.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Maria Sharapova, Brisbane International, Ana Ivanovic, Daniela Hantuchova, Wimbledon

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Wimbledon semi-finalist Dimitrov pulls...

Ninth-ranked Grigor Dimitrov, coming off a Wimbledon semi-final run, pulled out of next week's ATP Washington Open after doctors diagnosed him with the flu and a sinus infection.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis, Grigor Dimitrov, Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova, Tomas Berdych, Milos Raonic

Washington Kastles win World TeamTennis title

Martina Hingis led Washington to its fourth straight World TeamTennis title and fifth in six years Sunday, beating Olga Govortsova 5-2 in singles in the Kastles' 25-13 victory over the Springfield Lasers.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Anastasia Rodionova, Tennis

Dimitrov out of Washington hard-court tournament

Dimitrov is a top-10 player who would have been seeded third at the tournament, part of the North American circuit of tuneup events ahead of the U.S. Open.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Wimbledon, Grigor Dimitrov

The Washington Post

Mastering the mental game

Taylor Townsend has noticed improvements in her game ever since she began working with her new coaches last September; not in her technique or shot selection, but in her mental game, an area where the 18-year-old admits is her weakness.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Wimbledon, Petra Kvitova, French Open

Inside Bay Area

Serena Williams' return tops Bank of the West lineup

With nearly half of the top 20 players in the world in its field, including top-ranked Serena Williams, this week's Bank of the West Classic could be one of the strongest in years.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Serena Williams, Wimbledon, Petra Kvitova, Venus Williams

Jerusalem Post

Dudi Sela hoping to make Israeli tennis history in Atlanta

The 29-year-old Israeli, ranked No. 94 in the world is looking to become first Israeli to win an ATP Tour title in 21 years.


Related Topix: Dudi Sela, Sports, More Sports, John Isner, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Vasek Pospisil, Heather Watson, Summer Olympics, Tennis, Olympic Tennis, Andy Roddick

Cuevas reaches final of Croatia Open

The 60th-ranked Uruguayan broke Fognini early to race out to a 3-0 lead and capture the first set.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Pablo Cuevas, Tennis, Fabio Fognini, Marin Cilic, Tommy Robredo

DNA India

Why Sania Mirza and Sonia Gandhi can both be Indian without having to justify it

Why is it that even women like Sania Mirza have to persistently keep proving their allegiance to their country, religion and even family? A few generations ago, the Congress' first matriarch, Indira Gandhi, showed to the world that a woman, too, could successfully yield control over an authoritarian regime, that too in a time that was otherwise ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Sania Mirza

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Black advances in Citi Open qualifying

Tornado Alicia Black knows the comparisons to Serena Williams will only intensify after her latest victory in a country hungry for the next American tennis champion.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Serena Williams, French Open, Ana Ivanovic, Sloane Stephens, Wimbledon

High Octane

American Jack Sock played some good tennis last night as he battled past the Slovakian Lucas Lacko and set up a semifinal clash with top seed and defending champion John Isner , which is a rematch of their quarterfinal match last week in Newport that Sock won.


Related Topix: Sports, John Isner, More Sports, Tennis, Wimbledon

USA Today

Andujar, Monaco advance to Swiss Open final

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Fernando Verdasco, Tennis, Robin Haase