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  • Rafael Nadal advances to Madrid Open semifinals; Serena Williams withdraws

    MADRID -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal gave his clay-court doldrums a boost by reaching the Madrid Open semifinals on Friday with a dominant performance against Thomas Berdych. In the women's tournament, two-time defending champion Serena Williams...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka beats Roger Federer for Monte Carlo Masters title

    MONACO-- Stanislas Wawrinka won the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time Sunday, rallying to beat Roger Federer, 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2, in a rare all-Swiss final. The Australian Open champion had lost his previous two Masters finals and looked like losing...
  • Andy Murray upset in Madrid Open; Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams win

    Andy Murray upset in Madrid Open; Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams win
    Andy Murray hit error after error Thursday and was eliminated from the Madrid Masters in the third round. The Wimbledon champion was overwhelmed by the 46th-ranked Santiago Giraldo, 6-3, 6-2. Murray's play was erratic throughout the match against the...
  • Maria Sharapova rallies to beat Ana Ivanovic at Porsche Grand Prix

    Maria Sharapova rallies to beat Ana Ivanovic at Porsche Grand Prix
    Maria Sharapova won her third straight Porsche Grand Prix tennis title on Sunday in Stuttgart, Germany, by coming from behind to defeat Ana Ivanovic, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. Sharapova won her first tournament of the year and clinched the 30th title of her...
  • 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,...
  • Jelena Jankovic, Sara Errani upset in Family Circle Cup quarterfinals

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- It proved tough to be a top seed at the Family Circle Cup this week. Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic and No. 3-seeded Sara Errani were both upset Friday in the quarterfinals, leaving sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard as the lone top-10...
  • Strong field awaits defending champ, new mom Cristie Kerr at LPGA Kingsmill Championship

    WILLIAMSBURG — The LPGA Tour has produced beaucoup drama at Kingsmill, from Annika Sorenstam’s farewell victory in 2008 to a record nine-hole, two-day playoff in 2012 between Jiyai Shin and Paula Creamer. As if that doesn’t set the...
  • Phil Mickelson ready to play Houston Open as a tuneup to Masters

    Phil Mickelson ready to play Houston Open as a tuneup to Masters
    HUMBLE, Texas -- Phil Mickelson has never shied away from suspense, though it's usually limited to his play. The four-time major winner, who withdrew from last week's Texas Open after pulling a muscle in his right side, waited as long as possible to end...
  • Karrie Webb's 63 carries her to victory at the JTBC Founders Cup

    Karrie Webb's 63 carries her to victory at the JTBC Founders Cup
    Karrie Webb flew up the leaderboard with a course-record nine-under-par 63, then waited about 90 minutes to see if anyone could catch her in the JTBC Founders Cup at Phoenix. No one could, giving the 39-year-old Australian her second victory of the...
  • Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova again in Key Biscayne semifinals

    Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova again in Key Biscayne semifinals
    KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Between points, Serena Williams stood motionless behind the baseline with her back to the net, as if trying to match -- or mimic -- the methodical ritual of her opponent, Maria Sharapova. They took turns waiting on each other,...
  • 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...
  • Tiger Woods' niece Cheyenne wins her first pro golf tournament

    Tiger Woods' niece Cheyenne wins her first pro golf tournament
    Tiger Woods' niece, Cheyenne Woods, has claimed her first victory on a major professional tour by shooting a final-round 69 at the Australian Ladies Masters on Sunday in Gold Coast, Australia. She finished with a four-round total of 16-under 276 to edge...