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  • Maria Sharapova rallies to win Madrid Open women's title

    Maria Sharapova rallies to win Madrid Open women's title
    Maria Sharapova bounced back from a poor start to defeat Simona Halep, 1-6, 6-2, 6-3, on Sunday and win the Madrid Open title. Sharapova, who lost to Serena Williams in last year's final, crumbled in the opening set when she held her serve just once....
  • Murray survives cramps and Venus ducks bees at U.S. Open

    Murray survives cramps and Venus ducks bees at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Some busy bees made life difficult for two grizzled veterans and a pair of favorites were forced to work extra hard on a steamy opening day at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday. Eighth-seeded 2012 champion Andy Murray fought off...
  • Rafael Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury

    Rafael Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury
    Spain's Rafael Rafa Nadal has pulled out of his U.S. Open title defense this month because of a wrist problem, the world number two said on Monday. The 28-year-old Spaniard sustained the injury in practice last month and has been training with a cast on...
  • Serena easily dispatches fellow 18-year-old Townsend

    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Taylor Townsend has surely watched Serena Williams dominate first-round opponents at Grand Slams over the years. This time, the 18-year-old was on the business end of it at the U.S. Open. Williams cruised to a 6-3, 6-1...
  • French Open facts

    What: The 113th French Open, second leg of the tennis Grand Slam, starts Sunday. Where: On the red clay courts at Roland Garros in Paris. Men's tournament: Defending champion is Rafael Nadal, the No. 1-seeded player and an eight-time French Open...
  • Monica Puig becomes first Puerto Rican to win a WTA title

    Monica Puig became the first Puerto Rican player to win a WTA title by beating Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain, 6-4, 6-3, on Saturday in the Strasbourg International final in France. “It's amazing to do this coming from such a small island, where...
  • Novak Djokovic rallies to beat Rafael Nadal for Italian Open title

    Novak Djokovic rallies to beat Rafael Nadal for Italian Open title
    Novak Djokovic extended his recent dominance over Rafael Nadal by rallying for a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory Sunday to win the Italian Open for the third time — then dedicated the title to his flood-hit native Serbia. Having also been beaten in Monte...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka beats Roger Federer for Monte Carlo Masters title

    MONACO-- Stanislas Wawrinka won the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time Sunday, rallying to beat Roger Federer, 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2, in a rare all-Swiss final. The Australian Open champion had lost his previous two Masters finals and looked like losing...
  • Jelena Jankovic, Sara Errani upset in Family Circle Cup quarterfinals

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- It proved tough to be a top seed at the Family Circle Cup this week. Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic and No. 3-seeded Sara Errani were both upset Friday in the quarterfinals, leaving sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard as the lone top-10...
  • Andrea Petkovic wins Family Circle Cup tennis title

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Andrea Petkovic ended a surprising week at the Family Circle Cup by winning her first WTA tournament in three years, outlasting Jana Cepelova for a 7-5, 6-2 victory Sunday. Petkovic was once ranked ninth in the world before several...
  • The No. 1 Swiss tennis player? It's not who you think

    The No. 1 Swiss tennis player? It's not who you think
    The Swiss are represented in men's tennis at this year's BNP Paribas Open by Stanislas Wawrinka and that other guy. Wawrinka won the recent Australian Open and is now No. 3 in the world rankings. The other guy becomes Mr. Avis in Switzerland now, and as...