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  • Speedy Djokovic Eases Into Monte Carlo 3rd Round

    MONACO— Novak Djokovic began the defense of his Monte Carlo Masters title in flamboyant style Tuesday, taking only 45 minutes to beat Albert Montanes 6-1,... Read more

  • French Open Prize Money Goes Up To $34.5M

    PARIS— Prize money at the French Open will rise to more than 25 million euros ($34.5 million) this year, an increase of 3 million euros... Read more

  • Fognini And Robredo Into Monte Carlo 2nd Round

    MONACO— Tenth-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy and 11th-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain reached the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters in contrasting fashion on... Read more

  • W.Va. Resort Names Sampras As Tennis Pro Emeritus

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va.— Tennis Hall of Famer Peter Sampras has been named tennis pro emeritus at The Greenbrier. The southeast West Virginia resort announced... Read more

  • WTA BMW Malaysian Open Results

    Danka Kovinic, Montenegro, def. An-Sophie Mestach, Belgium, 6-4, 6-2. Lyudmyla Kichenok, Ukraine, leads Ayumi Morita (8), Japan, 5-2, susp., rain. Darija Jurak, Croatia, and Megan... Read more

  • Fognini Survives Scare To Beat Sousa In 1st Round

    MONACO— Fabio Fognini of Italy was two points away from defeat before rallying to beat Joao Sousa 5-7, 7-5, 6-4 in the first round of... Read more

  • Spain's Fernando Verdasco celebrates his win over countryman Nicolas Almagro in the final of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship tennis tournament Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Houston. Verdasco won 6-3, 7-6 (4). (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

    Fernando Verdasco Wins US Men’s Clay Court

    HOUSTON— Fernando Verdasco won the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship on Sunday for his sixth ATP World Tour title and first since 2010, beating Spanish... Read more

  • Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championships Results

    HOUSTON— Results Sunday from the Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championships at River Oaks Country Club (seedings in parentheses): Fernando Verdasco (4),... Read more

  • Cornet Beats Giorgi To Win Katowice Open

    KATOWICE, Poland— Alize Cornet saved a match point before beating Camila Giorgi of Italy 7-6 (3), 5-7, 7-5 Sunday in a three-hour final to win... Read more

  • Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain reacts after he won the men's final of the Hassan II Grand Prix tennis tournament, in Casablanca, Morocco, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez won  5-7, 6-4. 6-3. (AP Photo/ Abdeljalil Bounhar)

    Garcia-Lopez Wins Grand Prix Hassan II Title

    CASABLANCA, Morocco— Eighth-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez won his first title in nearly four years after rallying to beat fourth-seeded Marcel Granollers 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 in an... Read more

  • ATP World Tour Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters Results

    Jeremy Chardy, France, def. Igor Sijsling, Netherlands, 1-6, 6-2, 7-6 (5). Alexandr Dolgopolov (17), Ukraine, def. Ernests Gulbis, Latvia, 6-2, 6-4. Dmitry Tursunov, Russia, def... Read more

  • Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championships Results

    HOUSTON— Results Saturday from the Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championships at River Oaks Country Club (seedings in parentheses): Nicolas Almagro (3),... Read more

  • Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championships Results

    HOUSTON— Results Saturday from the Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championships at River Oaks Country Club (seedings in parentheses): Nicolas Almagro (3),... Read more

  • Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championships Results

    HOUSTON— Results Saturday from the Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championships at River Oaks Country Club (seedings in parentheses): Fernando Verdasco (4),... Read more

  • Granollers Faces Garcia-Lopez In All-Spanish Final

    CASABLANCA, Morocco— Fourth-seeded Marcel Granollers will face eighth-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in an all-Spanish final at the Grand Prix Hassan II after both won their semifinals... Read more

  • Back Pain Rules Gasquet Out Of Monte Carlo Masters

    MONACO— Tenth-ranked Richard Gasquet has pulled out of the Monte Carlo Masters after failing to shake off a back injury. Gasquet, who also missed France’s... Read more

  • Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championships Results

    HOUSTON— Results Friday from the Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championships at River Oaks Country Club (seedings in parentheses): Nicolas Almagro (3),... Read more

  • Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championships Results

    HOUSTON— Results Friday from the Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championships at River Oaks Country Club (seedings in parentheses): Fernando Verdasco (4),... Read more

  • Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championships Results

    HOUSTON— Results Friday from the Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Clay Court Championships at River Oaks Country Club (seedings in parentheses): Fernando Verdasco (4),... Read more

  • Fernando Verdasco, of Spain, returns a shot to Donald Young in the first set of their quarterfinals match in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship Friday, April 11, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

    Verdasco Advances To Clay Court Semifinals

    HOUSTON— Fourth-seeded Fernando Verdasco beat Donald Young Jr. 7-6 (1), 6-1 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championships. Verdasco, from... Read more


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