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Charles Trainor Jr/Miami Herald via AP
March 19, 2019 - 2:17 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The first day of play at the Miami Open's new site has been washed out because of rain. Twelve women's matches, all on outer courts, were postponed Tuesday because of daylong showers. Men's play is scheduled to begin Wednesday, when the first center court match is to be...
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March 14, 2019 - 2:11 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Belinda Bencic has beaten Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 to reach the BNP Paribas Open semifinals, ensuring her return to the top 20 in the rankings. Bencic was pushed to three sets Thursday for the first time in four matches at this tournament. She was coming off a...
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AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili
February 28, 2019 - 2:21 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Roger Federer is two matches away from his 100th career title after beating Marton Fucsovics 7-6 (6), 6-4 on Thursday to reach the Dubai Championships semifinals. Federer faced two set points in the tiebreaker but Fucsovics hit two forehands into the net to let...
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AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky
January 28, 2019 - 2:02 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Maria Sharapova earned her first WTA win in her native Russia for 13 years after beating Daria Gavrilova 6-0, 6-4 in the first round of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Monday. In a win which sets up a second-round match against Russian No. 1 Daria Kasatkina,...
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AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File
January 16, 2019 - 1:59 pm
PARIS (AP) — The crooked tennis players knew him as "Maestro." To European investigators, the Armenian based in Belgium is emerging as something else: The suspected ringleader of an organized gambling syndicate suspected of fixing hundreds of matches and corrupting more than 100 players from around...
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November 12, 2018 - 1:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic made an impressive start to his campaign for a sixth ATP Finals title by dismissing John Isner 6-4, 6-3 on Monday. A day after a ceremony to mark ending the season as No. 1, Djokovic underlined his status in a near-faultless display against the American debutant...
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Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP
October 25, 2018 - 2:26 pm
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Roger Federer made it 17 wins in a row at the Swiss Indoors when he defeated Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany 6-3, 7-5 on Thursday to march into the quarterfinals. The top-seeded Swiss, who was born in Basel, had his serve broken in the third game, but he fought back well by...
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Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP
October 24, 2018 - 2:29 pm
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Alexander Zverev became the first man to reach 50 wins on the ATP Tour this season by beating Robin Haase 6-4, 7-5 Wednesday in the first round of the Swiss Indoors. The second-seeded German moved to 50-16 in a season that has brought three titles, including the Madrid...
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