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Andy Murray recovers to beat Lukas Rosol at Indian Wells
Andy Murray fought back from a set and a break down to beat Lukas Rosol 4-6 6-3 6-2 and move into the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Czech Rosol, who beat world number one Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon in 2012, kept his nerve to …
Andy Murray: I was forced to ditch Afro as tennis industry only accepts short …Daily Mail
Tennis-Unseeded Davis upsets Azarenka at Indian WellsReuters UK
Federer and Wawrinka advance in doublesESPN.co.uk
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Posted on 9 March 2014 | 10:38 am
Baltacha diagnosed with liver cancer… but former GB No 1 will 'fight illness …
The world of tennis was rallying behind former British No 1 Elena Baltacha last night after she revealed that she has been diagnosed with cancer of the liver. A stream of good wishes quickly flooded in for the 30-year-old, who only retired last …
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Posted on 9 March 2014 | 7:34 am
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UPDATE 1-Tennis-Li, Federer win in Indian Wells, Nadal survives scare
… * Nadal beats Stepanek in 3 sets. * Li Na, Murray and Federer all win (Updated with late games). March 8 (Reuters) – Top seed Rafa Nadal survived a scare from Radek Stepanek before winning his BNP Paribas Open second round match in three tight sets …
Nadal Passes Opening Test In Indian WellsATP World Tour
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Posted on 9 March 2014 | 6:33 am
UPDATE 7-Tennis-Indian Wells men's singles round 2 results
March 9 (Infostrada Sports) – Results from the Indian Wells Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Saturday 1-Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat Radek Stepanek (Czech Republic) 2-6 6-4 7-5 23-Gael Monfils (France) beat Sergiy Stakhovsky (Ukraine) 6-2 6-4 13-Fabio …
Posted on 9 March 2014 | 5:51 am
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WTA BNP Paribas Open: Li Na races past Zheng Jie
World No 2 Li Na eased into the third round of the BNP Paribas Open with a straight-sets win over Zheng Jie. China's Li needed an hour and 34 minutes to see off her compatriot Zheng 6-1 7-5 and set up a meeting with Czech Karolina Pliskova.
Tennis: Top seed Li into Indian Wells third roundGlobalPost
Indian Wells Tennis Garden's expansion on par with world-class stadiumsThe Desert Sun
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Posted on 8 March 2014 | 9:50 pm
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Why it's rich for the tennis jet set to complain about burn-out
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It was his first success since Halle, the German grass hit-up just before Wimbledon. The owner of 17 slam titles appeared to be back. What a catch he would be for the International Premier Tennis League. However, Federer (who owns an apartment in Dubai …
It is difficult for tennis players to be friends – FedererNigerian Bulletin
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Posted on 8 March 2014 | 4:48 pm
Former British tennis No 1 Elena Baltacha told she has liver cancer
She won 15 titles on the International Tennis Federation circuit and reached the last 32 at three Grand Slam tournaments, twice at the Australian Open and once at Wimbledon. She was a mainstay of the British Fed Cup team, playing 39 ties for her …
Elena Baltacha: Ex-British number one women's tennis player diagnosed with …Express.co.uk
Former tennis player Elena Baltacha vows to fight liver cancerTelegraph.co.uk
Former British tennis number one Elena Baltacha reveals she is battling liver …Mirror.co.uk
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Posted on 7 March 2014 | 7:46 pm
Former British tennis number one reveals she has liver cancer
At the age of 19 former British tennis number one Elena Baltacha was diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis, a chronic liver condition which affects the immune system. Elena Baltacha. Credit: EMPICS Sport/EMPICS Sport. Elena managed the …
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 4:15 pm
Will Ferrell takes on Andy Murray in charity tennis match
Concerned you might look a bit of a clown if you tried your hand at tennis? Don't be, Hollywood actor Will Ferrell will probably be cast in that role. Not content with a friendly rally against someone evenly matched with his own abilities, the actor …
Tennis' biggest superstars prove they aren't perfect… as they fail in …Daily Mail
Tennis – Murray: I'm finally fit againYahoo Eurosport UK
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Posted on 4 March 2014 | 10:36 am
Andy Murray drafted by Bangkok in International Premier Tennis League
The IPTL was set up by the doubles specialist Mahesh Bhupathi to promote tennis in Asia and the matches will be over the best of five sets, with each set to be played in a different format – men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles, mixed doubles …
Andy Murray joins International Premier Tennis LeagueBBC Sport
Andy Murray signs for Bangkok as Premier Tennis League prepares for take-offTelegraph.co.uk
Top tennis players eager to sign up for Asian leagueThe Independent
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Posted on 2 March 2014 | 5:05 pm
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Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Stanislas Wawrinka won their opening matches Saturday in the BNP Paribas Open. ”He is not the right player to play against in the first round,” Nadal said.
Posted on 9 March 2014 | 7:05 am
Third-seeded Victoria Azarenka tumbled out of the BNP Paribas Open on Friday night in her first match in more than a month, falling 6-0, 7-6 (2) to American Lauren Davis. Azarenka, from Belarus, had been sidelined since the Australian Open because of a left foot injury that required her to wear a boot for several weeks. The two-time Australian Open champion, hampered by nerve damage between her toes, limped visibly at times, had trouble serving, fell to her knees several times, broke a racket after double-faulting to fall behind 4-3 in the second set, and fought back tears. Second-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland got it started by beating qualifier Heather Watson of Britain 6-4, 6-3.
Posted on 8 March 2014 | 4:40 pm
Former top-50 professional tennis player Elena Baltacha says she has been diagnosed with cancer of the liver. In a statement on the British tennis federation’s website Friday, the 30-year-old Baltacha says she is ”currently undergoing treatment and fighting this illness with everything I have.” Baltacha announced her retirement in November. When she was 19, Baltacha was diagnosed with a chronic liver condition.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 4:47 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt scratched out a 7-6 (2), 3-6, 6-3 victory over fellow Australian Matthew Ebden on Thursday night in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open to move within one of becoming the third active ATP Tour player to win 600 matches.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 8:11 am
British player Ross Hutchins has been appointed as the new tournament director of the Queen’s Club tournament, the traditional warm-up event for Wimbledon. Hutchins, who is back playing after recovering from Hodgkin’s lymphoma last year, replaces Chris Kermode in the role. Kermode recently was hired as the new chairman of the ATP. Hutchins organized a charity tennis match – Rally Against Cancer – on finals day during the 2013 Queen’s Club tournament and raised more than 300,000 pounds ($500,000).
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 2:33 pm
Andy Murray smiled a few times during his match at Madison Square Garden. This is a player who rarely cracks a grin after winning Grand Slam titles, but Monday night’s meeting with friend and rival Novak Djokovic was an exhibition, and even Murray was happy to play along. A born showman, Djokovic always has fun with the New York crowd at the U.S. Open. ”I was amazed by the size of it,” Djokovic said.
Posted on 4 March 2014 | 4:53 am
Lindsay Davenport was in the middle of another major life milestone when she found out she had been elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. With daughter Haven nearly 2 months old now, Davenport can start to reflect on the honor. Davenport will be joined by five-time Paralympic medalist Chantal Vandierendonck in the recent player category and coach Nick Bollettieri, executive Jane Brown Grimes and broadcaster John Barrett in the contributor category. Bollettieri, now 82, has coached 10 players to the No. 1 ranking, including Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Monica Seles and Boris Becker.
Posted on 3 March 2014 | 6:30 pm
Argentine Federico Delbonis won his first ATP title by defeating Paolo Lorenzi of Italy 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the Brazil Open final on Sunday. ”To tell you the truth, I have no words,” Delbonis said. He had lost to Fabio Fognini of Italy last July after upsetting Roger Federer in the semifinals in Hamburg. With the victory at the ATP 250 tournament in Sao Paulo, Delbonis will move to 45th in the ATP rankings, a career best.
Posted on 2 March 2014 | 11:12 pm
Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov won his second career title by edging South Africa*s Kevin Anderson 7-6 (1), 3-6, 7-6 (5) on Sunday morning to claim the title of the Mexican Open. On the women’s side of the tournament, Dominika Cibulkova beat American Christina McHale 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4. Dimitrov, fourth seeded in the tournament, needed two hours and 58 minutes to hold off Anderson and win his first title since Stockholm, last year. ”It’s been a tremendous week for me,” said Dimitrov at the end of the match.
Posted on 2 March 2014 | 10:04 am
Roger Federer won a record sixth Dubai Championships – and 78th career title – by beating Tomas Berdych 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the final on Saturday. Federer, who maintains a home in Dubai, delighted a packed stadium of fans who seemed biased for the Swiss in back-to-back wins over Novak Djokovic in the semifinals and Berdych. ”Things definitely went my way out here tonight,” Federer said. ”I’ve had a lot of tough matches in the last year and a half so it was nice to get a lucky break again.” The victory was hard fought as Federer lost the first serve and his serve in the second to trail 3-2.
Posted on 1 March 2014 | 7:33 pm