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  • Vekic upsets Cibulkova for maiden WTA title

    Vekic upsets Cibulkova for maiden WTA title

    22 Apr 2014 09:16

    Croatia's Donna Vekic became the first player under 18 to win a WTA title for eight years on Sunday when she stunned top seed Dominika Cibulkova 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (7/4) in the Malaysian Open final.The 17-year-old shrugged off another rain-

  • Wawrinka plays down French Open hopes

    Wawrinka plays down French Open hopes

    22 Apr 2014 09:12

    Stanislas Wawrinka played down his French Open hopes despite his Monte Carlo Masters title success against Roger Federer, claiming that the sport's big names remain in a class of their own.His convincing 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 fightback a

  • Federer could miss French Open

    Federer could miss French Open

    16 Apr 2014 17:13

    Former men's tennis world number one Roger Federer hinted on Wednesday the upcoming birth of another child for him and wife Mirka Vavrinec could prevent him playing in the French Open next month.While the family have kept all details of

  • Nadal searches for fire as French Open nears

    Nadal searches for fire as French Open nears

    19 Apr 2014 00:16

    Rafael Nadal won't panic after having his cloak of claycourt invincibility ripped to shreds by David Ferrer, but admits he needs to quickly redi

  • Federer delivers crushing victory over Stepanek in Monte Carlo opener

    Federer delivers crushing victory over Stepanek in Monte Carlo opener

    16 Apr 2014 17:11

    Roger Federer delivered a 6-1, 6-2 thrashing to fellow veteran Radek Stepanek as the fourth seed powered through his opening match at the Monte

  • Djokovic dominates in winning Monte Carlo start

    Djokovic dominates in winning Monte Carlo start

    15 Apr 2014 17:15

    Novak Djokovic stormed into the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters as the defending champion won his 11th straight match of the season 6-1,

  • Verdasco wins all-Spanish Houston final

    Verdasco wins all-Spanish Houston final

    14 Apr 2014 09:02

    Fourth seed Fernando Verdasco defeated Nicolas Almagro in an all-Spanish showdown to snap a six-match losing streak in finals and claim the US m

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  • French Open prize money up by over 10 percent

    French Open prize money up by over 10 percent

    15 Apr 2014 17:15

    Prize money for this year's French Open will top 25 million euros ($34.5 million), more than 10 percent up on 2013, the French Tennis Federation announced on Tuesday.The men's and women's singles champions will each receive 1.65 million

  • Tsonga progresses in Monte Carlo at third attempt

    Tsonga progresses in Monte Carlo at third attempt

    15 Apr 2014 17:13

    Ninth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga booked the first of the second-round spots at the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday in a hard-fought 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 victory over German Philipp Kohlschreiber.Tsonga needed just under two hours to go through in

  • US Open wheelchair champion Sithole survives carjack

    US Open wheelchair champion Sithole survives carjack

    14 Apr 2014 09:05

    US Open wheelchair tennis champion Lucas Sithole from South Africa escaped unhurt from an attempted Johannesburg carjacking this weekend.Wheelchair Tennis South Africa official Bruce Davidson said a four-man gang tried to steal the car S

  • Alize Cornet wins fourth career title in Poland

    Alize Cornet wins fourth career title in Poland

    14 Apr 2014 08:57

    France's Alize Cornet won her fourth career title on Sunday when she saved a match point on her way to a 7-6 (7/3), 5-7, 7-5 victory over Italy's Camila Giorgi in the Katowice final.Cornet, the world 22, added the Poland title to trophie

  • Caroline Garcia upsets Jankovic to open WTA account in Bogo

    Caroline Garcia upsets Jankovic to open WTA account in Bogo

    14 Apr 2014 08:51

    France's Caroline Garcia opened her WTA account in Bogota on Sunday, the world number 74 taking her first title with a 6-3, 6-4 upset over Serbian top seed and former world number one Jelena Jankovic.Garcia, the 20-year-old fifth seed, m

  • Second-seeded Robredo ousted in Houston

    Second-seeded Robredo ousted in Houston

    11 Apr 2014 09:49

    Colombia's Santiago Giraldo sent second-seeded Tommy Robredo packing Thursday, while two other seeded Spaniards made it safely into the quarter-finals of the US Men's Clay Court Championship.Giraldo saved all four break points he faced e

  • Rafa Nadal still king in claycourt game of thrones

    Rafa Nadal still king in claycourt game of thrones

    11 Apr 2014 09:47

    It's not quite mission impossible, but the first shots in the battle to dethrone Rafael Nadal as French Open champion are about to be fired in the upmarket surrounds of the Monte Carlo Country Club.These skirmishes follow a similar pat

  • Germany's Dustin Brown ousts top seed Isner in Houston

    Germany's Dustin Brown ousts top seed Isner in Houston

    10 Apr 2014 09:00

    Germany's Dustin Brown upset top seeded American John Isner in three sets to reach the quarter-finals of the US men's clay court championships on Wednesday.The world number 101 Brown outlasted the hard-hitting defending champ Isner 6-4,

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