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7 tied for early lead at Russian Open

David Horsey birdied four of his final six holes Thursday for a 7-under 65 and a one-stroke lead in the first round of the Russian Open.


Related Topix: Sports, French Open, More Sports, Tennis, Yevgeny Kafelnikov

5 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Strongly condemn any attempts to brand me an outsider: Sania Mirza on ...

Laxman had accused the government of taking the step with an eye on the minority community votes in upcoming elections.


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

9 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Granollers into quarters; Garcia-Lopez exits Gstaad

Former champion Marcel Granollers cruised into the quarterfinals, while two seeds, including Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, came up second-round losers Wednesday at the Swiss Open tennis event.


Related Topix: Sports, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, More Sports, Tennis, Juan Monaco

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Serena Williams set to play at Stanford's Bank of West Classic

Serena Williams, who attracted worldwide headlines by her bizarre exit from a Wimbledon doubles match this month, will return to the court July 30 at 7 p.m. for her opening-round match at Stanford's Bank of the West Classic, tournament officials announced Wednesday.


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

Murray to keep faith with Mauresmo

The pair initially teamed up just for the grass-court season but had talks immediately after Murray's quarter-final loss to Grigor Dimitrov at Wimbledon.


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

The Washington Post

Politicized games before Scots' independence vote

Not just for the thousands of athletes in Glasgow for the start of the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday but also for the nationalist politicians trying to persuade Scots to sanction the breakup of Britain.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Andy Murray, Tennis, Wimbledon

Cilic, Rosol in Umag quarterfinals

Third-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia beat Dutchman Igor Sijsling 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Croatia Open.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Marin Cilic, Tennis, Igor Sijsling

Merced Sun-Star

Bojanovski, Peer reach Baku quarterfinals

Eguchi, ranked 183rd, qualified for her first WTA main draw this week, then beat No.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Bojana Jovanovski, Magdalena Rybarikova, Urszula Radwanska, Pauline Parmentier, Shahar Peer

The Washington Post

Monaco beats 3rd seed Garcia-Lopez at Swiss Open

Juan Monaco of Argentina beat third-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 in the Swiss Open second round on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Juan Monaco, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez

Open golf champion Rory McIlroy steps out with stunning new girlfriend Sasha Gale

Golf champion Rory McIlroy stepped out with a new girl yesterday just two days after his sensational win at The Open and two months after dumping his fiancee, tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki.


Related Topix: Rory McIlroy, Golf, Golfers, Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Caroline Wozniacki

The Age

Tomics: we weren't dumped by IMG

Bernard Tomic's father and coach, John, has vigorously challenged reports that his son was dumped by his long-time management company, IMG, claiming the Tomics instigated the recent contractual release and that the former world No.27's rankings decline after double hip surgery had helped him to avoid a $1.5 million early-exit penalty.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Bernard Tomic, Wimbledon

Tue Jul 22, 2014

International Business Times

Roger Federer Tops Forbes' List of Most Financially Valuable...

Fellow tennis athletes Maria Sharapova and Li Na also made the list who were sitting comfortably at the fourth and eighth places with $23 million and $15 million, respectively.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Roger Federer, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, More Sports, Tennis, Novak Djokovic, Olympic Fencing, Maria Sharapova, Na Li, Rafael Nadal

Rock Hill Herald

Istomin, Matosevic, Sock advance in Atlanta

Sixth seed Denis Istomin, eighth seed Marinko Matosevic and American Jack Sock were a trio of easy first-round winners Tuesday at the Atlanta Open tennis event.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Denis Istomin, Tennis, Rajeev Ram, Alejandro Gonzalez

The Island Packet

Rosol, Berlocq and Montanes win in Umag

Schwartzman was serving at 4-3 in the third set and the Argentine even had game point to increase his lead.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Lukas Rosol, Tennis, Albert Montanes

The Island Packet

2-time champ Bellucci wins 1st match at Swiss Open

The 93rd-ranked Brazilian, who next plays fifth-seeded Federico Delbonis of Argentina, won two of his three career titles on clay in the Swiss mountains, in 2009 and 2012.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Thomaz Bellucci, Tennis, Robin Haase, Mikhail Youzhny, Filippo Volandri

Mid-Day Mumbai

Tennis star Sania Mirza is brand ambassador of Telangana

She will promote the new "state's interests" in India and abroad, according to Industrial Infrastructure Corporation Managing Director Jayesh Rajan.


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

ABC News

Top Seeds Cirstea, Svitolina Win Openers in Baku

Top seed Sorana Cirstea of Romania struggled past wild card Ons Jabeur of Tunisia 6-3, 6-3 to open her account in the Baku Cup on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Magdalena Rybarikova, Tennis

Lexington Herald-Leader

Ex-Cat Quigley edged out in 1st round of Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships

What started out as mediocre tennis, turned into a full-blown, lengthy battle in the third set, with Australian James Duckworth often using his serve to dig himself out of many key points in the match against former University of Kentucky standout and wild card entry Eric Quigley to win 7-6 , 3-6, 7-5 at the Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships on ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Jesse Witten, Melanie Oudin, Madison Brengle, Julie Ditty

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Querrey advances in Atlanta

The ninth seed launched 20 aces in getting past two-time NCAA singles champion and fellow American Steve Johnson, 7-6 , 7-5, in 1 hour, 32 minutes on the hardcourts at Atlantic Station.


Related Topix: Dudi Sela, Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Donald Young, John Isner

Jovanovski advances at Baku Cup

Fifth-seeded Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia survived a scare against Patricia Mayr-Achleitner of Austria, winning 2-6, 7-5, 6-3 Monday to advance to the second round of the Baku Cup.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Bojana Jovanovski, Patricia Mayr-Achleitner, Shahar Peer, Yvonne Meusburger