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  1. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Roger Federer fit for Davis Cup final against France

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 11:38pm by AFP

    ... France in Davis Cup final Roger Federer will play for Switzerland in the Davis Cup final against France in Lille starting today. There had been concerns in the Swiss camp that he would be unable ... Federer's inclusion in the draw did not surprise the French. "It is not a surprise for us, we prepared ourselves to play against Roger and Stan [Wawrinka]," France captain Arnaud Clement ...

  2. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Novak Djokovic rules Paris after downing Canadian ace Milos Raonic

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 10:04am

    ... Agence France-Presse Serbian retains his world number one spot after a decisive Masters victory It’s been quite a year for Novak Djokovic, who is driving towards another year-ending number ... to a possible 1,500 available to the winner in London. Federer can also pick up a small amount of points when he plays the Davis Cup final for Switzerland against France in Lille but it might be too ...

  3. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Dominika Cibulkova battles to tough win in Tournament of Champions opener

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 12:24pm

    ... to a 6-1, 6-2 victory over France’s Alize Cornet, who had to take a medical time-out because of an injured finger. “I was really focused and consistent,” Pennetta said. “I’m very much looking ...

  4. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Smashing time for Serena in thriller at WTA Finals

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 12:55am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore World No 1 pounds racquet into the court floor in frustration, but recovers to beat Wozniacki Smashing time for Serena in semi-final thriller World No 1 Serena Williams smashed a racquet and recovered from a set down as she overcame stubborn resistance from Caroline Wozniacki in a semi-final at the WTA Finals yesterday. The two-time defending ...

  5. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Andy Murray aims to keep ATP World Tour Finals bid on track in Valencia

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 09:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France Presse in Canning, Valencia Fresh from victory in Austria, the Scot is looking for more success in Valencia Murray keen to maintain finals bid Two-time grand slam winner Andy Murray continues his bid to reach the ATP World Tour Finals next month at the Valencia Open fresh from his second tournament victory of the season in Vienna. The Scot downed David Ferrer 5-7, ...

  6. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Roger Federer overcomes Gilles Simon for year's fourth title

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 12:38am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai Fed downs stubborn Simon in Shanghai Roger Federer edged a resilient Gilles Simon 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-2) yesterday to win the Shanghai Masters and claim the 81st title of his career and fourth for the year. The 17-time grand slam winner had blown away world number one Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals, but he found a stubborn final opponent ...

  7. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Novak Djokovic cruises past Andy Murray to stay perfect

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 12:50am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Serb is still undefeated in Chinese capital as he overpowers Scot to set up final with Berdych; Kvitova is on course for second straight title in China Djokovic cruises past Murray to stay perfect World number one Novak Djokovic continued his brilliant 100 per cent record at the China Open on Saturday, overpowering Andy Murray in straight sets ...

  8. Sport - China - TENNIS

    'No regrets': Li Na signs off on tennis career before tearful Chinese journalists

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 04:49pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Tennis star says she is grateful for the state sport system and looks forward in retirement to helping children with disabilities Pioneering tennis star Li Na said today that she has “no regrets” about her decision to retire due to persistent knee injuries, in an emotional news conference that saw one Chinese journalist break down in tears. ...

  9. Sport - TENNIS

    No mercy between friends in US Open final clash between Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 02:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Good friends Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki will get together again on Sunday, but the US Open final won’t be another day at the beach. There’s just too much on the line for both players to let affection get in the way. “She’s a fun girl, fun to be around,” said Wozniacki, who vacationed with Williams in Miami this year after both ...

  10. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Roger Federer sets up a blockbuster

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:01pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Swiss ace cruises into his 10th US Open quarter-final in the last 11 years, heading for a showdown with the eccentric French star Gael Monfils Federer sets ... seeded Croatian reached his third US Open quarter-final with a 5-7, 7-6 (7-3), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 win over France's Gilles Simon. Cilic, also a quarter-finalist in 2009 and 2012, hit 23 aces, 70 ...




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