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  • Maria Sharapova, of Russia, returns to Serena Williams at the Sony Open Tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla., Thursday, March 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

    Sharapova Survives Scare To Progress At Stuttgart

    STUTTGART, Germany—Defending champion Maria Sharapova survived a first-round scare at the Porsche Grand Prix by defeating Lucie Safarova 7-6(5), 6-7(5), 7-6(2) on Tuesday. The sixth-seeded... Read more

  • Seppi And Mahut Make Early Exits In Bucharest

    BUCHAREST, Romania— Sixth-seeded Andreas Seppi was knocked out of the first round of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Tuesday, along with seventh-seeded Nicolas Mahut. Carlos... Read more

  • Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after losing a point against Roger Federer of Switzerland, during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament,  in Monaco, Saturday, April, 19, 2014. Federer won 7-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    Djokovic: Wrist Better, Will Try To Play In Madrid

    Novak Djokovic says his right wrist injury is “better than it first seemed” and he will try to return at next month’s Madrid Masters. The... Read more

  • BC-BBN–Top Ten

    PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 6; Belt, San Francisco, 6; Braun, Milwaukee, 6; Stanton, Miami, 6; Trumbo, Arizona, 6; Walker, Pittsburgh, 6; 5 tied at 5. Stanton, Miami,... Read more

  • BC-BBA–Top Ten

    Bautista, Toronto, 6; Pujols, Los Angeles, 6; Abreu, Chicago, 5; Dozier, Minnesota, 5; Trout, Los Angeles, 5; 10 tied at 4. Colabello, Minnesota, 20; Brantley,... Read more

  • Kanepi Advances In Stuttgart, Wozniacki Pulls Out

    STUTTGART, Germany— Kaia Kanepi of Estonia defeated lucky loser Johanna Konta of Britain 7-6 (4), 6-4 to book her place in the second round of... Read more

  • WTA Tour Porsche Grand Prix Results

    Kaia Kanepi, Estonia, def. Johanna Konta, Britain, 7-6 (4), 6-4. Jelena Jankovic, Serbia, and Alisa Kleybanova, Russia, def. Oksana Kalashnikova, Georgia, and Raluca Olaru, Romania,... Read more

  • Ferrer To Start At Barcelona Vs. Gabashvili

    BARCELONA, Spain— David Ferrer will begin a 12th quest for a first Barcelona Open title by facing Teymuraz Gabashvili after the Russian beat Michal Przysiezny... Read more

  • Finland’s Nieminen Makes 2nd Round In Bucharest

    BUCHAREST, Romania— Finnish veteran Jarkko Nieminen’s first match against Leonardo Mayer of Argentina took more than two hours to win in the first round of... Read more

  • ATP World Tour BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy Results

    Jiri Vesely, Czech Republic, def. Jeremy Chardy, France, 7-6 (3), 6-0. Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, def. Patrick Ciorcila, Romania, 2-6, 6-2, 6-1. Jarkko Nieminen (8), Finland,... Read more

  • WTA Tour Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem Results

    Lourdes Dominguez Lino, Spain, def. Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia, 6-2, 7-5. Shahar Peer, Israel, def. Petra Martic, Croatia, 6-2, 6-3. Yvonne Meusburger (3), Austria, def. Petra... Read more

  • ATP World Tour Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell Results

    Daniel Gimeno-Traver, Spain, def. Roberto Carballes Baena, Spain, 6-3, 7-5. Santiago Giraldo, Colombia, def. Igor Sijsling, Netherlands, 6-4, 6-2. Teymuraz Gabashvili, Russia, def. Michal Przysiezny,... Read more

  • Grand Prix De SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem Results

    MARRAKECH, Morocco— Results Monday from the Grand Prix De SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem at Royal Tennis Club de Marrakech (seedings in parentheses): Lourdes Dominguez... Read more

  • United States' Madison Keys returns a ball to France's Caroline Garcia during a Fed Cup singles world group playoff tennis match Sunday, April 20, 2014, in St. Louis. Garcia won 6-4, 6-3.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    France Edges US 3-2 In Fed Cup

    ST. LOUIS— The doubles team of Caroline Garcia and Virginie Razzano led France to a 3-2 win over the United States in Fed Cup competition... Read more

  • Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova after defeating Italy's Roberta Vinci in their Fed Cup semifinal tennis match in Ostrava, Czech Republic, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Kvitova won the match and gave Czech Republic a decisive 3-0 lead. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    Germany To Play Czech Republic In Fed Cup Final

    Germany will take on the Czech Republic in the Fed Cup final after both countries wrapped up their semifinal victories by winning the first reverse... Read more

  • Spain Pulls Level With Poland In Fed Cup

    BARCELONA, Spain— Spain and Poland’s Fed Cup World Group playoff will be decided by the doubles match after Agnieszka Radwanska and Silvia Soler-Espinosa split Sunday’s... Read more

  • Angelique Kerber of Germany plays a shot in her match against Samantha Stosur of Australia during the Fed Cup semifinals between Australia and Germany in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

    Fed Cup: Germany Beat Australia In Semifinal

    BRISBANE, Australia— Germany sealed its place in the Fed Cup final by beating Australia, with Angelique Kerber clinching the victory with a three-set win over... Read more

  • Angelique Kerber of Germany plays a shot in her match against Samantha Stosur of Australia during the Fed Cup semifinals between Australia and Germany in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

    Fed Cup: Germany 3, Australia 0

    BRISBANE, Australia— Germany sealed its place in the Fed Cup final by taking an unbeatable 3-0 lead over Australia when Angelique Kerber beat Sam Stosur... Read more

  • France's Caroline Garcia celebrates after defeating United States' Sloane Stephens 6-3, 6-2 in a Fed Cup singles world group match Saturday, April 19, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    France, United States Tied At 1 In Fed Cup

    ST. LOUIS— Madison Keys rallied for a three-set victory over Alize Cornet on Saturday, giving the United States a split of the opening two matches... Read more

  • Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after losing a point against Roger Federer of Switzerland, during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament,  in Monaco, Saturday, April, 19, 2014. Federer won 7-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    Federer Beats Injured Djokovic To Reach Final

    MONACO— Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 Saturday, and the second-ranked Serb said he plans to take a break... Read more


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