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  • Williams beats Li to claim seventh Miami title

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Proving there is no place like home, world number one Serena Williams swept past China's Li Na 7-5 6-1 in the final of the Sony Open on Saturday, collecting a record seventh win on the Miami hardcourts. Williams, who lives an hour's...
  • Serena Williams defeats Li Na for Sony Open title

    Serena Williams defeats Li Na for Sony Open title
    KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Serena Williams won a record seventh Key Biscayne title when she overcame a slow start and a set point to beat Li Na, 7-5, 6-1, at the Sony Open on Saturday. Williams surpassed the tournament record of six titles she originally set...
  • U.S. tennis players wilting in the Indian Wells desert

    U.S. tennis players wilting in the Indian Wells desert
    With the star of the day, second-seeded Novak Djokovic, advancing as expected Sunday, it seemed timely to survey the results of tennis players from the United States. This BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells is, after all, one of the country's bigger...
  • BNP Paribas Open: Time is relative to Roger Federer

    BNP Paribas Open: Time is relative to Roger Federer
    The old guy, Father Time, will triumph in the end. He always does. But for the moment Roger Federer is holding serve against him, which in a sport primarily of the young is no small achievement. Federer has come to terms with reality. "If I can't play...
  • Martina Hingis leaves fans wondering whether there is more to come

    It wasn't clear Thursday at Indian Wells whether Martina Hingis was making a comeback or just having a little fun with some hit-and-giggle tennis. Last year, she was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. That usually indicates that a...
  • Wawrinka survives bumpy start to Sony Open

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka survived a rollercoaster start to his Sony Open campaign on Saturday, advancing to the third round with a bumpy 6-0 3-6 6-3 win over Spain's Daniel Gimeno-Traver. The third seeded Swiss, playing...
  • Del Potro to have wrist surgery, miss season - report

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro will undergo a second wrist operation in four years on Monday and miss the rest of the season, Argentine media reported. Del Potro, who pulled out of the Miami tournament this week,...
  • Ivan Lendl, Andy Murray end successful two-year coaching relationship

    Ivan Lendl, Andy Murray end successful two-year coaching relationship
    Ivan Lendl has helped Andy Murray reach incredible heights the last two years, as the British tennis star transformed from a four-time Grand Slam runner-up into a two-time major champ and Olympic gold medalist. Now the coach and player are parting ways,...
  • 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...
  • John Isner has a huge opportunity: To matter on tennis' world stage

    John Isner has a huge opportunity: To matter on tennis' world stage
    Every once in awhile, life reaches up, grabs you by the lapel and says, "This is it, kid. Here's your big chance." Life did that Friday to John Isner. He won his way into the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. And with his 7-6 (4), 7-...
  • Roger Federer is majestic in BNP Paribas Open quarterfinal

    Roger Federer is majestic in BNP Paribas Open quarterfinal
    A strange desert wind blew through Indian Wells and its Taj Mahal tennis facility in late afternoon Thursday, turning a women's quarterfinal into Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey. But it disappeared in time for the appearance of the evening's royalty,...
  • Roger Federer's game doesn't look old at Indian Wells

    Roger Federer's game doesn't look old at Indian Wells
    When most of the smoke had cleared Wednesday in the men's singles at Indian Wells, the coolest dude still standing was the guy in the purple shirt and orange shoes who has two kids and another on the way. Oh, yes, and he's 32 years old. Roger...