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1 hr ago | Canada.com

Rafael Nadal finds form to cruise into Barcelona Open quarters

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal looked more like his confident self on the clay in passing Ivan Dodig of Croatia 6-3, 6-3, to reach the Barcelona Open quarterfinals on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Rafael Nadal, Ivan Dodig, Nicolas Almagro, Fernando Verdasco

5 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Djokovic announces fiancee is pregnant

Novak Djokovic is set to become a father after announcing that he and fiancee Jelena Ristic are expecting their first child.

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Related Topix: Sports, Novak Djokovic, More Sports, Tennis, Roger Federer

9 hrs ago | Watford Observer

Vekic claims first WTA title with Malaysian Open win

Donna Vekic won her first WTA title on Sunday beating Dominika Cibulkova in a third set tie-break to win the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpar Victory in the Malaysian Open on Sunday meant Donna Vekic became the youngest winner of the competition ever.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Dominika Cibulkova, Tennis

14 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Sharapova advances to Stuttgart quarterfinals

Defending champion Maria Sharapova defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to set up a Porsche Grand Prix quarterfinal clash with top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska .

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Tennis, Agnieszka Radwanska

18 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Doctor who's next: Andy Murray accepts two of his greatest...

Doctor who's next: Andy Murray accepts two of his greatest honours and starts his hunt for a new coach MURRAY yesterday received an honorary doctorate from Stirling University and the freedom of the city in recognition of his outstanding contribution to tennis - and spoke about his search for a new coach.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Andy Murray, Tennis, US Open, Lleyton Hewitt, Gael Monfils, Summer Olympic, Roger Federer, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Olympic Tennis

22 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Agassi to speak at Wolf Pack Governor's Dinner

Tennis player Andre Agassi will serve as the keynote speaker at the 46th annual Governor's Dinner in July, Nevada Wolf Pack athletics director Doug Knuth announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Andre Agassi, Tennis

Wed Apr 23, 2014

CNN

Defending champ Lukas Rosol reaches quarterfinals of Nastase Tiriac Trophy in Bucharest

Defending champion Lukas Rosol reached the Nastase Tiriac Trophy quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over eighth-seeded Jarkko Nieminen of Finland on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Lukas Rosol, Tennis, Jarkko Nieminen, Victor Hanescu

Anchorage Daily News

Hercog beats Zhang to reach 2nd round in Marrakech

She had been sidelined by a right rib injury since the Australian Open, where she retired in the first round because of a right shoulder injury.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Polona Hercog, Tennis, Zhang Shuai, Australian Open

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Ivanovic beats Lisicki in 1st round at Stuttgart

Ana Ivanovic defeated Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-3 to send the Wimbledon finalist out in the first round of the Porsche Grand Prix on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Ana Ivanovic, Sabine Lisicki, Wimbledon, French Open, Julia Goerges

CNN

Rafael Nadal advances to the third round at the Barcelona Open, David Ferrer loses

Second-seeded David Ferrer was ousted from the Barcelona Open by a Russian opponent for the second straight year and defending champion Rafael Nadal labored to victory on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Ferrer, More Sports, Rafael Nadal, Tennis, Teymuraz Gabashvili, Albert Ramos

ESPN

Tennis: The women's tennis revolution in China

ESPN.com senior writer Howard Bryant discusses just how Li Na has been able to succeed by choosing to break free instead of staying in the Chinese Communist Party's tennis programs.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Peng Shuai (2008 Beijing Olympics), Olympic Fencing, Sports, Olympics, Na Li, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Shuai Peng, More Sports, Li Na, Tennis, French Open

Examiner.com

Maria Sharapova vs. Lucie Safarova 2014 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix live streaming

Maria Sharapova of Russia returns a shot against Serena Williams of the USA during their match on day 11 of the Sony Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 27, 2014 in Key Biscayne, Florida.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Maria Sharapova, Tennis, Lucie Safarova, Serena Williams

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Defending champ Schiavone loses in 1st round

Schiavone, the 2010 French Open champion, trailed 4-0 in the first set and 4-1 in the second as she slipped to a ninth first-round exit in 11 tournaments this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Francesca Schiavone, More Sports, Tennis, Beatriz Garcia Vidagany, French Open, Patricia Mayr-Achleitner, Daniela Hantuchova, Peng Shuai

Burnley Citizen

Freedom of the city for Murray

Tennis star Andy Murray is to receive the freedom of Stirling and an honorary degree from the university where he trained as a boy.

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

Blackpool Citizen

Rusedski to coach Edmund

The 19-year-old was highly thought of as a junior and has made encouraging progress up the senior rankings under the tutelage of Lawn Tennis Association coach Colin Beecher.

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

CNN

Seppi and Mahut knocked out early in Bucharest

Sixth-seeded Andreas Seppi was knocked out of the first round of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Tuesday, along with seventh-seeded Nicolas Mahut.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Andreas Seppi, Carlos Berlocq, Victor Hanescu

ABC News

Sharapova Survives Scare to Progress at Stuttgart

Defending champion Maria Sharapova survived a first-round scare at the Porsche Grand Prix by defeating Lucie Safarova 7-6 , 6-7 , 7-6 on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Maria Sharapova, Lucie Safarova

The News Tribune

Djokovic: Wrist better, will try to play in Madrid

Novak Djokovic of Serbia loses his racket during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament against Roger Federer of Switzerland, in Monaco, Saturday, April, 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Novak Djokovic, More Sports, Tennis, Roger Federer, French Open

KDWN

Mayr-Achleitner upsets Svitolina in Marrakech

Patricia Mayr-Achleitner of Austria surprised second-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 7-6 , 3-6, 6-2 in the first round of the Grand Prix SAR on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Patricia Mayr-Achleitner, Sports, More Sports, Tennis

Sky Sports

Barcelona Open preview

This week is given more than a little extra spice by the fact that he could well be facing David Ferrer in the final.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Ferrer, More Sports, Tennis, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Australian Open

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