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Li Na enters second round at Eastbourne
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Li Na enters second round at Eastbourne

Jun 19 2013, 4:22am CDT | by

Eastbourne (England), June 19 (IANS) Second seed Li Na of China defeated French woman Alize Cornet 6-2, 6-4 to reach the second round of the Aegon International here.

Eastbourne (England), June 19 — Second seed Li Na of China defeated French woman Alize Cornet 6-2, 6-4 to reach the second round of the Aegon International here. Li, French Open champion two years...

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Li Na enters second round at Eastbourne

Jun 19 2013, 4:22am CDT | by

Eastbourne (England), June 19 (IANS) Second seed Li Na of China defeated French woman Alize Cornet 6-2, 6-4 to reach the second round of the Aegon International here.

Eastbourne (England), June 19 — Second seed Li Na of China defeated French woman Alize Cornet 6-2, 6-4 to reach the second round of the Aegon International here.

Li, French Open champion two years ago but beaten in the second round at Roland Garros earlier this month, will next take on former champion Marion Bartoli of France, reports Xinhua.

Fifth seed Caroline Wozniacki, the former World No.1, led Tamira Paszek 6-2, 2-2 before the Austrian retired with a left thigh injury Tuesday.

Wildcard Elena Baltacha of Britain defeated Czech Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 7-6(3) while Hsieh Su Wei of Chinese Taipei beat Briton Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-3.

In the men's event, Australian Bernard Tomic posted a 6-3, 6-4 first round win over Briton James Ward.

Spain's Feliciano Lopez, twice a Wimbledon quarterfinalist, beat Finn Jarkko Nieminen 7-6(3), 7-6(5).

Slovak Martin Klizan beat Victor Troicki 6-3, 6-2 and Ivan Dodig eliminated Denis Istomin 6-3, 6-4.

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Murray cruises, Kvitova upset in Cincinnati

Aug 13 2014 1:08pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

MASON, Ohio — Andy Murray needed little more than an hour to get through his opening match at the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday, while Petra Kvitova was upset in straight sets. Murray faced only three breaks points — and fought all of them off — during a 6-3, 6-3 win over Joao Sousa. He spent only 1 hour and 11 minutes on court. No. 4 Tomas Berdych converted only one break point while losing to Yen-Hsun Lu 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Berdych had won all o ...
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6 days ago

Murray cruises, Kvitova upset in Cincinnati

Aug 13 2014 1:08pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

MASON, Ohio — Andy Murray needed little more than an hour to get through his opening match at the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday, while Petra Kvitova was upset in straight sets. Murray faced only three breaks points — and fought all of them off — during a 6-3, 6-3 win over Joao Sousa. He spent only 1 hour and 11 minutes on court. No. 4 Tomas Berdych converted only one break point while losing to Yen-Hsun Lu 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Berdych had won ...
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6 days ago

Murray cruises, Kvitova upset in Cincinnati

Aug 13 2014 1:08pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

MASON, Ohio — Andy Murray needed little more than an hour to get through his opening match at the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday, while Petra Kvitova was upset in straight sets. Murray faced only three breaks points — and fought all of them off — during a 6-3, 6-3 win over Joao Sousa. He spent only 1 hour and 11 minutes on court. No. 4 Tomas Berdych converted only one break point while losing to Yen-Hsun Lu 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Berdych had won all of their previous three ma ...
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6 days ago

Murray cruises, Kvitova upset in Cincinnati

Aug 13 2014 1:08pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

MASON, Ohio — Andy Murray needed little more than an hour to get through his opening match at the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday, while Petra Kvitova was upset in straight sets. Murray faced only three breaks points — and fought all of them off — during a 6-3, 6-3 win over Joao Sousa. He spent only 1 hour and 11 minutes on court. No. 4 Tomas Berdych converted only one break point while losing to ...
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6 days ago

Murray cruises, Kvitova upset in Cincinnati

Aug 13 2014 1:08pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

MASON, Ohio — Andy Murray needed little more than an hour to get through his opening match at the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday, while Petra Kvitova was upset in straight sets. Murray faced only three breaks points — and fought all of them off — during a 6-3, 6-3 win over Joao Sousa. He spent only 1 hour and 11 minutes on court. No. 4 Tomas Berdych converted only one break point while losing to Yen-Hsun Lu 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Ber ...
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6 days ago

Murray cruises, Kvitova upset in Cincinnati

Aug 13 2014 1:08pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

MASON, Ohio — Andy Murray needed little more than an hour to get through his opening match at the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday, while Petra Kvitova was upset in straight sets. Murray faced only three breaks points — and fought all of them off — during a 6-3, 6-3 win over Joao Sousa. He spent only 1 hour and 11 minutes on court. No. 4 Tomas Berdych converted only one break point while losing to Yen-Hsun Lu 3-6, 6- ...
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Ranking the Top 10 Players to Watch at the 2014 Rogers Cup

Aug 5 2014 9:15pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The 2014 U.S. Open Series starts its first of three big stops with the Rogers Cup in Canada. This year the ATP will play in Toronto and the WTA will perform at Montreal. Best of all, many top stars will be gunning to peak for the U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam event of the year. We are going to rank the 10 most interesting players to watch during this week. The top stars are the biggest draw, and there ...
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2 weeks ago

Players Who Desperately Need a Strong Showing in 2014 US Open Tennis Series

Aug 4 2014 9:52pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Already underway, the U.S. Open Series offers ATP and WTA Tour players a host of incentives and opportunities.  The series includes a collection of summer hard-court tournaments in North America. Players accumulate points during the series that leads to the U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam of the year. Winners of the series stand to gain a $1 million bonus if they also win the U.S. Open. Last year, Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal won the series and the U.S. Op ...
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Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal and Winners, Losers to Begin 2014 US Open Series

Aug 3 2014 8:58pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

August is one of the biggest months for the ATP and WTA tours, as they begin the U.S. Open Series that includes the Rogers Cup, the Western and Southern Open at Cincinnati and the U.S. Open. This past week, we learned more about the chances for players such as Serena Williams and Milos Raonic. Unfortunately, it also spelled doom for superstars Rafael Nadal and Li Na who face bigger questions in the months ahead. There were other terrific stories ...
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Bouchard unfazed by home court pressure

Aug 3 2014 4:48pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

MONTREAL — There is no question who is the star of this year’s women’s Rogers Cup — Eugenie Bouchard. An adoring crowd turned out to Uniprix Stadium on Sunday to salute the rising star from Westmount, Que., as she did media interviews, signed tennis balls and pictures and listened to a tribute chant from the Genie Army, a gaggle of fans who flew in from Australia to see her play in her hometown. "I’m just really excited," the 20-year-old said. ...
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