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1 hr ago | The Age

Nick Kyrgios escapes Australian bubble to focus on US Open

Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios will be relieved to escape the popularity bubble of Australia to focus on his US Open campaign, and says he no longer feels the pressure to prove himself on the international stage.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis Players, Rafael Nadal

3 hrs ago | Tennis Articles

Andy Roddick Wanted To Play The US Open... But Denied

According to a tweet, former American No. 1 Andy Roddick wanted to make a comeback at the US Open playing doubles with friend and fellow 32-year-old Mardy Fish.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Andy Roddick, Tennis Players, Mardy Fish, Wimbledon

5 hrs ago | Suria

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.

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

8 hrs ago | Tennis Panorama

WTA Event Enters Its Fourth Year at Citi Open

Now in its fourth year, the WTA Citi Open event in Washington is hosting one of its most impressive fields to date, even with the withdrawal of tournament favorite Eugenie Bouchard .

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, WTA Citi Open, Tennis Players, Lucie Safarova, Magdalena Rybarikova, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Angelique Kerber

10 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Kuznetsova wins D.C. opener

Former top-five star Svetlana Kuznetsova was an easy first-round winner Monday at the Citi Open, a U.S. Open Series tennis event.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Tennis

13 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

Venus Williams headlines Tuesday's Bank of West tennis

Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams will highlight the Tuesday night session against qualifier Paula Kania and Sam Stosur, the 2011 US Open champion, will be headlining the Bank of the West Classic's opening session on Monday as she takes on qualifier Naomi Osaka.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Venus Williams, Andrea Petkovic, Ajla Tomljanovic, Coco Vandeweghe, Dominika Cibulkova

14 hrs ago | NewsLI.com

Portuguese Tennis Pro Makes Base in Mineola Area As She Trains for 2014 US Open

International Tennis player Frederica Piedade, a native of Algarve in the southern region of Portugal, has recently been seen in the Mineola/Williston area as she prepares for the 2014 US Open, which runs from August 25 to September 8 in Flushing Meadow.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Frederica Piedade

17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

John Isner claims second straight title at Atlanta Open with victory over Dudi Sela

Top seed John Isner claimed the Atlanta Open title for the second successive year with a 6-3, 6-4 defeat of Israel's Dudi Sela on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Dudi Sela, Sports, Tennis Players, John Isner, More Sports, Tennis, Mardy Fish

21 hrs ago | International Business Times

Maria Sharapova's Comments Not Disrespectful Says Sachin Tendulkar

Maria Sharapova of Russia hits a return to compatriot Ksenia Pervak during their women's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris May 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Maria Sharapova, Tennis, Cricket, England, Ksenia Pervak, French Open

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships: Duckworth wins men's singles; Brengle takes women's title

Kentucky Bank President Louis Prichard presented the winner's trophy to Australian James Duckworth, who defeated James Ward, center, in the finals.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, James Ward, Madison Brengle

Palo Alto Weekly

Two gold medals and a wild card for Stanford athletes

Stanford grad Kerri Walsh Jennings is one of the most decorated women's volleyball players in the world.

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Related Topix: Beach Volleyball, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Olympic Beach Volleyball, Summer Olympics, More Sports, Tennis, April Ross, Madison Brengle

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.

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

SFGate

Tough Bank of the West field a good test for Azarenka

Victoria Azarenka is looking to reclaim the form that once had her ranked No. 1 in the world.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Victoria Azarenka, Tennis, Agnieszka Radwanska, Australian Open, Wimbledon, Serena Williams

Sporting Life

Capital gains for Isner

Our Andy Schooler is backing John Isner for ATP success in Washington this week, while Andreas Seppi is his pick in Austria.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, John Isner, More Sports, Andreas Seppi, Tennis, Tomas Berdych, Milos Raonic, Kei Nishikori

The Sand Trap

What Happens First: Rory Completes Slam or Tiger Wins 15th Major?

No...because nobody every brings up Russell when they're talking about the GOAT.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Roger Federer, Wimbledon

The Times of Trenton

Day one of 49th James E. Cryan Memorial tennis tournament kicks off despite rain

Despite a 90-minute rain delay in the morning when play continued on the limited indoor courts, the 49th James E. Cryan Memorial Tennis Tournament is under way, and the scheduled 97 matches were completed by late afternoon as planned.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Griner leads Mercury to 15th straight victory

An aid organization says that an American doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus.

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Related Topix: Candice Dupree, Diana Taurasi, Penny Taylor, Sports, More Sports, Tennis, New York Liberty, WNBA Women's Basketball, Cappie Pondexter

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Griner leads Mercury to 15th straight victory

An aid organization says that an American doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus.

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Related Topix: Candice Dupree, Diana Taurasi, Penny Taylor, Sports, More Sports, Tennis, WNBA Women's Basketball, Phoenix Mercury, New York Liberty

Lexington Herald-Leader

It's Ward vs. Duckworth again for Lexington tennis crown

Nicole Gibbs, a former Stanford star ranked 167, not only made the finals after dispatching Irina Falconi, 7-5, 6-2, but she clinched a wild-card berth into the U.S. Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Irina Falconi, James Ward, Melanie Oudin, Madison Brengle, Wayne Odesnik

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.

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

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