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  • Petkovic into Sofia semis, Makarova pulls out

    Petkovic into Sofia semis, Makarova pulls out

    31 Oct 2014 09:06

    German fourth seed Andrea Petkovic defeated second-seeded Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova 7-5, 6-3 on Thursday to become the first player to qualify for the semi-finals of the WTA Tournament Of Champions.Petkovic trailed 3-1 in both sets bu

  • Robredo rumbles on as Verdasco stuns Simon in Paris

    Robredo rumbles on as Verdasco stuns Simon in Paris

    30 Oct 2014 09:41

    Spanish veteran Tommy Robredo survived a first round scare at the Paris Masters on Tuesday before prevailing 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7/5) over Canada's Vasek Pospisil. Former world number five Robredo was evidently still feeling the effects of

  • Wawrinka and Raonic advance at Bercy

    Wawrinka and Raonic advance at Bercy

    30 Oct 2014 09:33

    World number four Stan Wawrinka snapped a three-game losing streak on Wednesday as he qualified for the last 16 of the Paris Masters with a 6-4, 7-6 (8/6) victory over Dominic Thiem. The Swiss 29-year-old came through a tight match in 1h

  • Djokovic announces birth of son

    Djokovic announces birth of son

    22 Oct 2014 12:43

    World number one Novak Djokovic announced on Wednesday that his wife Jelena had given birth to the couple's first child, a boy named Stefan.

  • Canada record is tonic for beaten Bouchard

    Canada record is tonic for beaten Bouchard

    21 Oct 2014 09:00

    Eugenie Bouchard took comfort in her rise to a Canadian-record number five in the world after she opened her WTA Finals campaign with a disappoi

  • China's Li rules out retirement U-turn

    China's Li rules out retirement U-turn

    20 Oct 2014 09:08

    Chinese star Li Na ruled out a return to tennis Sunday despite quitting the sport just months after winning her second Grand Slam title.L

  • 'Scared' Nadal braced for 'dangerous' Basel bow

    'Scared' Nadal braced for 'dangerous' Basel bow

    20 Oct 2014 09:04

    Rafael Nadal admitted Sunday he's feeling "scared" over his first appearance in a decade at the Swiss Indoors tournament with the shadow of unav

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  • Serena shocker changes nothing for Bouchard

    Serena shocker changes nothing for Bouchard

    23 Oct 2014 09:03

    Eugenie Bouchard said she would go for broke against Serena Williams in a last-ditch bid to rescue her WTA Finals campaign after slumping to her second big defeat on Wednesday.Bouchard, who went down 6-1, 6-3 to Ana Ivanovic in Red Gro

  • Serena slumps to biggest defeat in 16 years

    Serena slumps to biggest defeat in 16 years

    23 Oct 2014 09:02

    Serena Williams won just two games Wednesday as she crashed to her heaviest defeat in 16 years and raised concerns over a knee injury that could dash her hopes at the WTA Finals.The 18-time Grand Slam champion was a shadow of her dominan

  • Ivanovic gets 'goosebumps' for Daddy Djokovic

    Ivanovic gets 'goosebumps' for Daddy Djokovic

    23 Oct 2014 09:01

    Ana Ivanovic said she was thrilled for men's world number one Novak Djokovic on Wednesday after her childhood friend announced the birth of his first child.Ivanovic, who grew up playing tennis with Djokovic in war-torn Belgrade, said she

  • Murray eases past Melzer, Berdych out in Valencia

    Murray eases past Melzer, Berdych out in Valencia

    23 Oct 2014 08:59

    Andy Murray's return to form continued as he progressed to the second round of the Valencia Open on Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Austria's Jurgen Melzer.Murray claimed his second title of the season in Vienna last week and is hop

  • Halep says Williams wipe-out beyond her dreams

    Halep says Williams wipe-out beyond her dreams

    23 Oct 2014 08:58

    Simona Halep said Wednesday her lopsided victory over American superstar Serena Williams had given her huge confidence as she eyes a spot in the WTA Finals last four.The Romanian debutante said she had not even dreamt of such an upset

  • Halep stuns Williams at WTA Finals

    Halep stuns Williams at WTA Finals

    22 Oct 2014 10:46

    Romania's Simona Halep stunned Serena Williams 6-0, 6-2 at the WTA Finals in Singapore Wednesday, dealing the world number one her heaviest defeat in 16 years.The diminutive Romanian, who was 0-3 against Williams, took advantage of the

  • Late show leaves Kvitova sleepless in Singapore

    Late show leaves Kvitova sleepless in Singapore

    22 Oct 2014 09:29

    Petra Kvitova complained she would normally be asleep rather than playing tennis after coming off court at nearly 1:00 am at the WTA Finals in Singapore.The Wimbledon champion had to wait for Caroline Wozniacki's three-hour, 13 minutes

  • Wozniacki stuns Sharapova in WTA Finals marathon

    Wozniacki stuns Sharapova in WTA Finals marathon

    22 Oct 2014 09:28

    A raging Caroline Wozniacki stunned Maria Sharapova in a marathon three-setter at the WTA Finals on Tuesday despite mid-match outbursts over faulty stadium lighting and an errant line call.The Dane edged a thrilling encounter 7-6 (7/4)

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