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1 hr ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

Marina Erakovic scores stunning upset in Tokyo

STUNNING UPSET: Marina Erakovic reacts after winning a point against Sara Errani in her straight sets win against the world No 12 in Tokyo. Top New Zealand women's tennis player Marina Erakovic has continued her late season revival with a stunning upset in the first round of the WTA tournament in Tokyo.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Marina Erakovic, Tennis, Sara Errani, Sabine Lisicki

5 hrs ago | SFGate

Seppi retires at Moselle Open

Igor Sijsling advanced to the second round of the Open de Moselle on Tuesday after Andreas Seppi retired with a lower back pain. Sijsling, ranked 74th in the world, was leading 6-0, 4-1 when his Italian opponent called it quits after just 39 minutes on court.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Igor Sijsling, Tennis, Tennis Players, Andreas Seppi, Michal Przysiezny

8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Stosur among cull of seeds in Guangzhou 1st round

Top-seeded Samantha Stosur was the most notable among the five seeds to lose in first-round action at the Guangzhou Open on Tuesday. The 2011 U.S. Open champion fell to Chinese wild card Wang Yafan 2-6, 6-2, 6-2.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Samantha Stosur, More Sports, Tennis, Bojana Jovanovski

12 hrs ago | The Age

Serving it up: US Open junior title winner Omar Jasika.

When Omar Jasika arrived at the airport last week to embark on the long journey home from New York with his US Open junior singles and doubles trophies, he was surprised to be directed from the familiar economy queue to the Qantas business class check-in counter. An upgrade? Who, me? The 17-year-old's first instinct was that perhaps there had been some mistake.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon

13 hrs ago | Suria

India tennis veteran Paes says wants to...

Indian veteran Leander Paes has said he wants to retire from tennis on a career high by aiming for gold in Rio in 2016, 20 years after winning his first Olympic medal. India's Leander Paes during a mixed doubles match at the Australian Open in Melbourne on January 19, 2014 - by Greg Wood The 41-year-old doubles specialist said he wanted to follow in the footsteps of greats such as US basketballer Michael Jordan and Brazilian footballer Pele by calling time while still at the top of his game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Leander Paes, Olympic Tennis, More Sports, Radek Stepanek, Tennis, Australian Open

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Star Online

Halep latest to qualify for WTA Finals

World number two Simona Halep has become the third player to book her place at the WTA Tour's season ending Finals tournament in Singapore next month. The Romanian joins world number one and U.S. Open champion Serena Williams and Russian Maria Sharapova in booking places at the $6.5 million event for the top eight women over the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Simona Halep, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, French Open, Wimbledon

ATP World Tour

Challenger Spotlight: Carreno Busta Stays Undefeated With Sevilla Crown

Revisit the week that was on the ATP Challenger Tour as we applaud the achievements of those on the rise and look ahead to who's in action in the week to come. Copa Sevilla : Top seed Pablo Carreno Busta improved to an impressive 9-0 in finals on the ATP Challenger Tour with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over No.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Kei Nishikori, Daniel Gimeno-Traver, Adrian Mannarino, Lukas Rosol, Dustin Brown

BleacherReport

Is 2014 Men's Tennis Weaker or Stronger Than Recent Golden Era?

Now that 2014 has completed all four majors in men's tennis, it's clear that the sport is in a transitional period. The recent Golden era that saw total domination from legendary champions Roger Federer , Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic did indeed Yes, these revered legends are still in the mix for more majors in the future, but half of the Grand Slam titles in 2014 were won by Stanislas Wawrinka and Marin Cilic .

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Marin Cilic, Stanislas Wawrinka

Silicon Alley Insider

French Tennis Player Hits A Ridiculous Between-The-Legs Shot During Davis Cup Match

Gael Monfils has a well-earned reputation as one of the most exciting players in tennis today and he unleashed yet another jaw-dropping shot during France's Davis Cup win over the Czech Republic. France had already clinched their semifinals match-up when Monfils took the court to face Lukas Rosol.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Gael Monfils, Lukas Rosol

Times of Oman

Tennis: Swiss teen Bencic upsets Kuznetsova in Tokyo

Belinda Bencic of Switzerland returns a shot against Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia during their first round match of the Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo. Photo - AFP Tokyo: Rising Swiss star Belinda Bencic upset two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 6-0 in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on Monday, maintaining recent impressive form.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Svetlana Kuznetsova, French Open, Angelique Kerber, Caroline Wozniacki

Yahoo!

Tennis - Lucic-Baroni stuns Venus for first title in 16 years

Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni stunned Venus Williams 6-4 6-3 to win the Coupe Banque Nationale in Quebec City on Sunday, 16 years after her last WTA Title. The 32-year-old former Wimbledon semi-finalist disappeared from the WTA Tour from 2004-06 but has rekindled her career and recently reached the U.S. Open fourth round, beating world number two Simona Halep on the way.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Mirjana Lucic, Venus Williams, Wimbledon

WTLV

Local kids visit the US Open

Local kids visit the US Open Local kids visit the US Open Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/sports/tennis/2014/09/14/local-kids-visit-the-us-open/15652225/ JACKSONVILLE, Fla. --- The Mal Washington Youth Foundation sent Antonia Bell and Shavonna Davis on an all-expense paid trip New York City to attend events surrounding the US Tennis Open.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Canada.com

Raonic secures Canada's Davis Cup World Group spot with win over Giraldo

The Thornhill, Ont., native won both his singles matches in a playoff tie with Colombia, including the clinching match on Sunday, as Canada stayed in the Davis Cup World Group for the fourth straight year. Raonic, No.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Davis Cup, Tennis, Santiago Giraldo, Tennis Players, Frank Dancevic, Daniel Nestor

The Straits Times

Tennis-Cilic leads Croatia to Davis Cup playoff victory

Marin Cilic completed a dream week by steering Croatia into the Davis Cup World Group on Sunday, winning the crucial fifth rubber of their playoff to give his side a 3-2 victory over the Netherlands. Less than a week since winning the U.S. Open for his first grand slam title, Cilic beat Thiemo de Bakker in Amsterdam's Ziggo Dome 6-7 6-4 6-2 7-5.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Davis Cup, Tennis, Tennis Players, Marin Cilic, Thiemo de Bakker

Sporting News

U.S. Open caps year of lower ratings for Grand Slam finals

Capping a Grand Slam tennis season marked by lower television ratings, last week's U.S. Open singles finals hit multi-year lows on CBS. In its final U.S. Open match, CBS drew a 1.6 final rating and 2.2 million viewers for Marin A iliA 's straight set victory over Kei Nishikori Monday afternoon - marking the lowest rating ever for the U.S. Open men's final .

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Kei Nishikori, Marin Cilic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic

Channelnewsasia.com

Tennis: Top seed Lisicki fights back to win Hong Kong Open

Sabine Lisicki justified her top seeding by winning the inaugural WTA Hong Kong Open 7-5, 6-3 against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic on Sunday . Germany's Sabine Lisicki hits a return against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during their women's singles final at the Hong Kong Open.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Sabine Lisicki, Wimbledon, Marion Bartoli, Peng Shuai

The Straits Times

Tennis: US Open finalist Wozniacki upbeat in Tokyo

Former tennis world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki is hoping to keep the momentum from her first Grand Slam final appearance in five years going when she plays in the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis Players, Caroline Wozniacki

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Star Online

U.S. Open tennis umpires' pay lawsuit against USTA is ruled out

A federal judge has thrown out a class-action lawsuit accusing the United States Tennis Association of underpaying the hundreds of umpires who work the U.S. Open each year. In a decision made public on Friday, U.S. District Judge Andrew Carter in Manhattan agreed with the USTA that the umpires were independent contractors rather than employees, and not entitled to overtime despite regularly working more than 40 hours a week during the two-week tournament.

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Suria

Venus to face Lucic-Baroni in Quebec WTA...

Former world number one Venus Williams and Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni advanced to the final of the WTA Quebec City tournament with semi-final triumphs Saturday. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia returns a shot during a match on August 31, 2014 in New York - by Timothy A. Clary Seven-time Grand Slam champion Williams, ranked 19th and coming off a third-round exit at the US Open, defeated American fourth seed Shelby Rogers 6-3, 6-3 while Lucic-Baroni advanced to her first WTA final since 1998 by defeating German fifth seed Julia Goerges 6-4, 5-7, 6-2.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Venus Williams, Mirjana Lucic, Julia Goerges, Corina Morariu

USA Today

Switzerland leads Italy 2-1 in Davis Cup semifinal

Without Roger Federer, Switzerland lost in doubles to Italy and had its lead cut to 2-1 in their Davis Cup semifinal on Saturday. The Swiss decided to rest Federer and paired Stan Wawrinka with Marco Chiudinelli instead.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Davis Cup, Tennis, Tennis Players, Roger Federer, Marco Chiudinelli, Fabio Fognini, Simone Bolelli

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