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Dolgopolov Sets up First Semi-final Appearance at a Masters Event

March 14, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  The in-form  Alexandr Dolgopolov has continued his roaring success at the BNP Paribas Open, after scalping another top ten seed – Canadian Milos Raonic 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday afternoon in Indian Wells. The No.10 seed was denied a semi-final appearance against the unstoppable Ukrainian who comfortably bounced his way through to his first semi-final at […]

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Andy Murray Survives Scare in Indian Wells

March 11, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  Fifth seed Andy Murray rallied from behind in both the second and third sets to edge out the win against rising talent Jiri Vesely 6-7(2), 6-4, 6-4 on Monday afternoon at the BNP Paribas Open. The Brit, who has been looking to regain his top form since undergoing back surgery last September, looked as […]

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Fognini Rallies Back from Brink of Defeat Against Monfils

March 11, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  Fabio Fognini was forced to save two match points en route to a 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 win over 23rd-seeded Frenchman Gael Monfils earlier Monday. It wasn’t the most beautiful of matches, with the momentum swinging in all directions, but in the end, the world No.13 edged out the win against the Frenchman. It was the […]

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A Successful Doubles Duty for Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka

March 11, 2014

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INDIAN WELLS – California:  Swiss duo Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka were happy to reach the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday in Indian Wells with a tight  7-6(3), 7-6(4) victory over Ernests Gulbis and Milos Raonic, building on their singles success earlier in the day when the Swiss maestros reached the singles fourth round in California. Federer and Wawrinka are pairing up […]

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Isner and Radwanska Pose Naked

July 11, 2013

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Close your eyes if you are shy, but there are more naked tennis players. Yes, naked.  Quite a few players have done it in the past for charity and in raising awareness campaigns (Google ATP players if you want a reminder) and this time, it is John Isner and Agnieszka Radwanska’s turn. […]

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Murray Mania sweeps the Nation

July 11, 2013

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There have been many things for Great Britain to celebrate over the last 18 months: A Royal wedding, the Queen’s Jubilee, the Olympics in London, Andy Murray winning the Gold at Wimbledon and a little Royal baby on the way, but on Sunday, Andy Murray gave another big cause for celebration – winning at Wimbledon. […]

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Tsonga saves Match Point to Win in Marseille

February 24, 2013

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Marseille, France – Jo-Wilfried Tsonga enjoyed a successful comeback after saving a match point against Tomas Berdych in front of a home crowd at the Open 13 final in Marseille.  He beat the top seed 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-4 in two hours and 10 minutes. Berdych started the match as the favourite, […]

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Petra Kvitova Champion in Dubai

February 24, 2013

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Dubai, UAE – Former Wimbledon champion, Petra Kvitova has proven once more that she has what it takes to win on a big occasion after beating Sara Errani 6-2, 1-6, 6-1 and lift the Dubai Duty Free Championships title. Welcome back Petra Kvitova.  The 22-year old silenced her critics after securing her […]

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Rafael Nadal – It’s a Matter of Time

February 17, 2013

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Rafael Nadal is back. How long have his fans and supporters been waiting to hear those words? A very long 222 days. Time is a great healer, or so we are told. The Spaniard may have been back for less than two weeks, but in that time he has reached the singles […]

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Juan Martín del Potro Crowned Rotterdam Champion

February 17, 2013

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Juan Martin del Potro defeats Julien Benneteau in straight sets to win the ATP World Tour 500 indoor title in Rotterdam today. Second seed Juan Martin del Potro comfortably dispatched of Julien Benneteau 7=6, 6-3 to lift the title at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament and has won his 14th tour-level […]

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