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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

  • Federer back in Monte Carlo

    Federer back in Monte Carlo

    08 Apr 2014 20:01

    Roger Federer, fresh from helping Switzerland into the Davis Cup semi-finals, has accepted a late invitation to play in the Monte Carlo Masters,

  • Andy Murray embarks on search for new coach

    Andy Murray embarks on search for new coach

    08 Apr 2014 14:58

    Wimbledon champion Andy Murray revealed on Tuesday that he will soon begin his search for a new coach and hopes to have appointed one by the Fre

  • Federer fires Switzerland into Davis Cup semi-finals

    Federer fires Switzerland into Davis Cup semi-finals

    07 Apr 2014 09:18

    Roger Federer, the 17-time Grand Slam title winner, and Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka won their reverse singles as Switzerland be

  • Petkovic wins Charleston title in straight sets over Cepelova

    Petkovic wins Charleston title in straight sets over Cepelova

    07 Apr 2014 09:14

    Andrea Petkovic, who is coming back from a string of injuries in recent years, earned her first title in nearly three years Sunday with a stra

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  • 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,

  • Sloane Stephens to lead US Fed Cup team against France

    Sloane Stephens to lead US Fed Cup team against France

    10 Apr 2014 08:56

    World number 18 Sloane Stephens will lead the United States when they host France in a Fed Cup World Group playoff in St. Louis, Missouri, this month.The US Tennis Association and Fed Cup captain Mary Joe Fernandez announced the US squ

  • Stepanek upbeat on Berdych's Davis Cup comeback

    Stepanek upbeat on Berdych's Davis Cup comeback

    09 Apr 2014 11:25

    Radek Stepanek said Tuesday he believed Tomas Berdych will return for the semi-final against France in September after missing holders the Czech Republic's quarter-final win over Japan last weekend."We know that if we want to succeed a

  • Veteran Lleyton Hewitt eases past Polansky

    Veteran Lleyton Hewitt eases past Polansky

    09 Apr 2014 11:24

    Aussie veteran Lleyton Hewitt continues to turn back the clock in 2014 by toppling Canadian Peter Polansky in three sets Tuesday in the first round of the US men's clay court championships.The 33-year-old Australian No. 1 has enjoyed a

  • Gasquet back in ATP top ten as Nadal retains No 1 spot

    Gasquet back in ATP top ten as Nadal retains No 1 spot

    07 Apr 2014 14:35

    Frenchman Richard Gasquet broke back into the top ten of the ATP rankings released on Monday while there were no other changes in the top 20 after Davis Cup competition dominated the weekend. Gasquet, a former Wimbledon and US Open se

  • Italy stun Britain to seal Davis Cup last four berth

    Italy stun Britain to seal Davis Cup last four berth

    07 Apr 2014 09:44

    Italy foiled Great Britain's dream of a first Davis Cup semi-final appearance in 33 years with a battling 3-2 quarter-final win in Naples on Sunday.The British were in control, leading 2-1 going into Sunday's closing two reverse singles.

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