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Andy Murray beats David Ferrer to win the Vienna Open – BBC Sport


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Andy Murray beats David Ferrer to win the Vienna Open
BBC Sport
Andy Murray came from a set down to beat David Ferrer 5-7 6-2 7-5 in the final of the Vienna Open. The victory means he moves ahead of the Spaniard in the race to qualify for the World Tour Finals. Murray, 27, broke his opponent three times in the
Tennis-Murray battles past Ferrer to clinch Vienna Open titleReuters UK
Murray Wins Vienna Thriller Over Ferrer; Boosts London Qualification HopesATP World Tour
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Posted on 19 October 2014 | 10:31 pm

Kozlov, 16, Set To Make Historic Valencia Debut – ATP World Tour


Kozlov, 16, Set To Make Historic Valencia Debut
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At last year's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, following a 6-3, 6-7(9), 6-4 first round victory over a 15-year-old Stefan Kozlov, 30-year-old Michal Przysiezny was left in awe of the teenager's game: “In five or six years, he will be very good

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 12:54 pm

Russian tennis head apologises for Williams sisters jibe – The Guardian


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Russian tennis head apologises for Williams sisters jibe
The Guardian
The Women's Tennis Federation fined him $25,000 and demanded a personal apology as well as disqualifying him for a year from working in an organisational capacity. “Serena and Venus [Williams] are without doubt top sportswomen and they have played …
Serena Williams accuses Shamil Tarpischev of 'sexist, racist and bullying' remarksDaily Mail
Serena Williams calls Russian tennis president's 'Williams brothers' jibe Telegraph.co.uk
Serena Williams slams Russian tennis chief for 'sexist and racist' remarksCNN
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Posted on 19 October 2014 | 12:22 pm

President of Russian Tennis Federation banned over ‘Williams brothers’ slur – The Guardian


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President of Russian Tennis Federation banned over 'Williams brothers' slur
The Guardian
But his remarks were condemned by the chair of the Women's Tennis Association, Stacey Allaster: “The statements made by Shamil Tarpischev on Russian television with respect to two of the greatest athletes in the history of women's tennis are insulting, …

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 9:19 am

Tennis chief carpeted for ‘insulting’ Williams sisters – CNN


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Tennis chief carpeted for 'insulting' Williams sisters
CNN
(CNN) — Russian tennis chief Shamil Tarpischev apologized Saturday for referring to Serena and Venus Williams as the "Williams brothers" during a TV chat show. Tarpischev, who is also a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has already …

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 3:55 pm

Tennis-Murray downs Troicki to reach Vienna final – Reuters UK


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Tennis-Murray downs Troicki to reach Vienna final
Reuters UK
Oct 18 (Reuters) – Britain's Andy Murray reached the Vienna Open final and boosted his chances of securing a spot at the ATP World Tour Finals with a 6-4 6-3 victory over Serbia's Viktor Troicki on Saturday. The win lifted Murray to eighth in the Race
Andy Murray beats Vasek Pospisil at the Vienna OpenESPN.co.uk
Andy Murray moves into qualifying position for ATP World Tour Finals with semi Telegraph.co.uk
Murray To Face Ferrer In Vienna Final; Both Continue Push For LondonATP World Tour
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Posted on 18 October 2014 | 3:23 pm

Russian tennis president banned and fined for calling Serena and Venus … – Telegraph.co.uk


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Russian tennis president banned and fined for calling Serena and Venus
Telegraph.co.uk
Dave Haggerty, president of the United States Tennis Association, called on Tarpischev to issue an apology. "As the president of the Russian Tennis Federation and a member of the International Olympic Committee, Mr Tarpischev is expected to conduct …

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 2:23 pm

Russian tennis president shows no remorse after £15000 fine and ban for … – Daily Mail


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Russian tennis president shows no remorse after £15000 fine and ban for
Daily Mail
Russian Tennis Federation head Shamil Tarpischev was unrepentant about the comments he made about the Williams sisters, saying on Saturday they were only meant as jokes and that he doesn't understand why he was banned for a year by the WTA Tour.

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 11:26 am

UPDATE 3-Tennis-Vienna Open men’s singles quarterfinal results – Reuters UK


UPDATE 3-Tennis-Vienna Open men's singles quarterfinal results
Reuters UK
Oct 17 (Infostrada Sports) – Results from the Vienna Open Men's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Friday 1-David Ferrer (Spain) beat 6-Ivo Karlovic (Croatia) 7-6(5) 6-4 2-Andy Murray (Britain) beat Jan-Lennard Struff (Germany) 6-2 7-5 4-Philipp

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 7:00 pm

Nikolay Davydenko announces retirement from tennis aged 33 – The Guardian


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Nikolay Davydenko announces retirement from tennis aged 33
The Guardian
The former world No3 Nikolay Davydenko has announced his retirement from tennis. The 33-year-old gave his decision at a press conference during the Kremlin Cup in Moscow on Thursday. The Russian, who has not played since the French Open, said: …
Davydenko Announces Retirement From Professional TennisATP World Tour
Tennis: Russia's former world No 3 Nikolay Davydenko retiresSkySports
Nikolay Davydenko: no more whip-cracking tennis from retiring RussianThe Sport Review
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Posted on 17 October 2014 | 1:18 pm

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Berdych beats Dimitrov to win Stockholm Open title (Yahoo Sports)

Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic returns a shot during the Stockholm Open men's tennis final against Grigor Dimitrov Bulgaria, on Sunday Oct. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Jonas Ekstromer)

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Top-seeded Tomas Berdych beat defending champion Grigor Dimitrov 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 Sunday to win the Stockholm Open for the second time.


Posted on 19 October 2014 | 6:08 pm

Murray beats Ferrer in Vienna to win 30th title (Yahoo Sports)

Andy Murray of Britain celebrates a point during the final match against David Ferrer from Spain at the Erste Bank Open tennis tournament in Vienna, Austria, Sunday, Oct. 19. 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

VIENNA (AP) — Andy Murray continued his recent resurgence by winning his second title in three weeks at the Erste Bank Open on Sunday and boosting his chances of making the cut for the ATP finals.


Posted on 19 October 2014 | 4:56 pm

US Open champ Cilic wins Kremlin Cup (Yahoo Sports)

Croatia's Marin Cilic holds the trophy after defeating Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut at the final match at the Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic won the Kremlin Cup on Sunday, beating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 6-4 in the final.


Posted on 19 October 2014 | 3:19 pm

Serena Williams hits back at Russian official (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - In this April 16, 2013 file photo, Russia's team captain Shamil Tarpischev speaks during a news conference prior to the Fed Cup match between Russia and Slovakia in Moscow, Russia. Russian Tennis Federation President Tarpischev has been fined $25,000 by the WTA Tour and suspended from tour involvement for a year for questioning Venus and Serena Williams' gender in comments on Russian television. The WTA Tour said Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, that the $25,000 fine is the maximum allowed under tour rules and that it is seeking Tarpischev's removal as chairman of the Kremlin Cup tournament for one year. (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel, File)

SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as ”brothers” were bullying, sexist and racist, and that she supported the one-year suspension imposed by the WTA against the official.


Posted on 19 October 2014 | 7:29 am

Cilic to face Agut in Moscow final (Yahoo Sports)

Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin returns a shot to Croatia's Marin Cilic during their semifinal match at the Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic reached the final of the Kremlin Cup on Saturday, beating Kazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.


Posted on 18 October 2014 | 7:41 pm

Stockholm Open: Berdych meets Dimitrov in final (Yahoo Sports)

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Top-seeded Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic will play defending champion Grigor Dimitrov in the final of the Stockholm Open.

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 5:41 pm

Ferrer, Murray advance to Vienna final (Yahoo Sports)

Andy Murray of Britain reacts after winning against Serbia's Viktor Troicki during their semifinal match at the Erste Bank Open tennis tournament in Vienna, Austria, Saturday, Oct. 18. 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

VIENNA (AP) — David Ferrer came from a break down in the final set to defeat Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (3) on Saturday and set up a final against Andy Murray at the Erste Bank Open.


Posted on 18 October 2014 | 5:29 pm

Beck tops Zahlavova Strycova to win at Luxembourg (Yahoo Sports)

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Annika Beck of Germany won her first career title Saturday after beating fourth-seeded Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-1 in the Luxembourg Open final.

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 4:39 pm

Williams up against youth in WTA finals (Yahoo Sports)

SINGAPORE (L- R) CarolineWozniacki of Denmark, Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland, Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic, Serena Williams of USA, Stacey Allaster, Chairman and CEO WTA, Maria<br />Sharapova of Russia, Ana Ivanovic of Serbia, Eugenie Bouchard of Canada and Simona Halep of Romania pictured on October 18, 2014, ahead of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. (Picture by Paul<br />Lakatos/WSG)<br /><br />

SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams will play two of the tour’s young rising stars in the round-robin stage of this year’s WTA finals in Singapore.


Posted on 18 October 2014 | 12:38 pm

Davydenko confirms retirement from tennis (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2008, file photo, Nikolay Davydenko of Russia celebrates his win over Andy Murray to reach the finals in the 2008 Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai, China. Former third-ranked player Davydenko has confirmed his retirement from tennis. Davydenko has not played on the ATP tour since the French Open in May and made his announcement on the sidelines of the Kremlin Cup tournament in Moscow on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)

MOSCOW (AP) — Former third-ranked player Nikolay Davydenko has confirmed his retirement from tennis.


Posted on 16 October 2014 | 1:23 pm