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Play Suspend At French Open

By Jim McCoy Fri 5th June SportsFrench OpenTennis

Novak Djokovic's French Open semifinal against Andy Murray has been suspended in the fourth set because of rain.

The top-seeded Djokovic, bidding to complete a career Grand Slam, won the first two sets 6-3, 6-3 on Friday, before Murray took the third 7-5.Read More »

Two Upsets In Men's Play At French Open

By Jim McCoy Tue 2nd June SportsFrench OpenTennis

TSONGA OUSTS NISHIKORI

"Roland, je t'aime," wrote Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on the red clay, using the sole of his right shoe.Read More »

Sharapova Advances At Madrid Open

By Jim McCoy Tue 5th May SportsMadrid OpenMaria SharapovaTennis

Maria Sharapova advanced to the third round of the Madrid Open by beating Mariana Duque-Marino of Colombia 6-1, 6-2 on Tuesday.

The third-seeded Russian broke Duque-Marino's serve four times while saving three break points on her own serve.

"She is someone who if you give her time creates angles, slices and usually drop-shots a lot more than she did in this match Read More »

Tennis: Early Report From Barcelona Open

By Jim McCoy Tue 21st April SportsBarcelona OpenTennis

Top-seeded Kei Nishikori began the defense of his Barcelona Open title with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia on Tuesday.

Nicolas Almagro also advanced to the second round, where he will face eight-time winner Rafael Nadal, after opponent Paolo Lorenzi retired 10 minutes into the match with Almagro leading 3-0.Read More »

Women's Marquee Matchup Highlights Miami Open In Tennis

By Jim McCoy Mon 30th March SportsMiami OpenTennis

A resurgent Venus Williams defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 7-6 (1) Monday to reach the Miami Open quarterfinals.

Seeded 16th, Williams is a three-time Key Biscayne champion, but her most recent title came in 2001.Read More »

Australian Open Update: Pair of Big Names Up Today

By Jim McCoy Fri 23rd January SportsAustralian OpenTennis
Roger Federer, the second seed in the Australian Open, has been eliminated. He lost a third-round match last night, U.S. time, to world No. 46 Andreas Seppi. A check of tonight's action shows the two No. 1's back in action, Novak Djokovic for the men and Serena Williams for the women. Other seeded players of note who are back on the court are the two No.Read More »

Two Upsets In Women's Play At The US Open

By Jim McCoy Wed 27th August SportsTennisUS Open
Sloane Stephens lost before the third round for the first time in four trips to the U.S. Open, upset by 96th-ranked Johanna Larsson. Down a set and a break, Larsson rallied to win 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in the second round Wednesday.Read More »

Murray Guts Out Win at US Open

By Jim McCoy Mon 25th August SportsTennisUS Open
Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstrings, Andy Murray gritted his way through cramps to win his first-round match at the U.S. Open. The eighth-seeded Murray beat Robin Haase 6-3, 7-6 (6), 1-6, 7-5 on a steamy Monday.Read More »

Wimbledon Update: Bouchard vs. Kerber, Halep vs. Lisicki (SPOILER)

By Jim McCoy Wed 2nd July SportsTennisWimbledon
The women with the best records at Grand Slam tournaments this year, Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep, will meet for a place in the Wimbledon final. A key two-game turnaround in the first set helped Bouchard advance to her third consecutive Grand Slam semifinal by beating ninth-seeded Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-4 on Wednesday. Halep won 11 consecutive games to complete a 6-4, 6-0 wRead More »

Another Day, Another Upset At Wimbledon (SPOILER)

By Jim McCoy Wed 2nd July SportsTennisWimbledon
Andy Murray's reign as Wimbledon champion ended Wednesday with a straight-set loss in the quarterfinals to Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov, making his breakthrough after years of being touted as the game's next top player. Dimitrov completely outplayed Murray on Centre Court, winning 6-1, 7-6 (4), 6-2 to reach his first Grand Slam semifinal. The 11th-seeded Dimitrov broke Murray five Read More »

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