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  1. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Stepanek steps up to secure Davis Cup victory for Czechs

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 11:30am

    ... Experience counts as veteran seals his country's second consecutive win in the tournament The Czech Republic retained their Davis Cup title after Radek Stepanek ruthlessly exploited the inexperience of Dusan Lajovic in the decisive rubber to seal a 3-2 final victory over Novak Djokovic’s Serbia on Sunday. The Czechs, who became the first nation to retain the Davis Cup since Spain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1359227/stepanek-steps-secure-davis-cup-victory-czechs
  2. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Djokovic lights up starless Davis Cup

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 11:17am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris World number one and newly-crowned Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic goes straight back into action in the Davis Cup this weekend while his Grand Slam ... as well as world number seven Juan Martin del Potro have opted not to turn out for Switzerland, Spain and Argentina respectively. Murray’s British team does not have a match while 11-time major ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1140081/djokovic-lights-starless-davis-cup
  3. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Czech Republic wins Davis Cup title 3-2 over Spain

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 09:01am by Associated Press in Prague

    ... in the 2007 World Cup playoff against Switzerland in Prague, with Stepanek and Berdych teaming up in doubles against Roger Federer and Yves Allegro. The pair saved a match point before going on to win ... Associated Press in Prague It’s a job for two when the Czechs win Davis Cup finals. Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek gave the Czech Republic the title for the first time as an independent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1085928/czech-republic-wins-davis-cup-title-3-2-over-spain
  4. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Venus Williams ready to make an impact at Australian Open

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... unbeaten in singles at the Hopman Cup. Williams bowed out of the mixed-teams tournament on a winning note, defeating Spain's Anabel Medina Garrigues in straight sets yesterday to complete a clean sweep of her three singles matches. But her hopes of winning the Hopman Cup were dashed when US teammate John Isner pulled out of the tournament with a knee problem earlier in the day. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1119224/venus-williams-ready-make-impact-australian-open
  5. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Wimbledon cheques provide lifeline for Britain's struggling fringe players

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... at tournaments in Burnie in Australia, Rimouski in Canada or Anning in China. But every June, they briefly share the same spotlight as Andy Murray, before returning to anonymity. While the world ... loser's cheque of £23,500 (HK$280,000). For British No 2 James Ward, 214 places below Murray in the world rankings, that windfall would almost double the US$38,000 he has pocketed in the first six ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1266029/wimbledon-cheques-provide-lifeline-britains-struggling-fringe-players
  6. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Nadal reaches Mexican Open final

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 05:03pm by Agence France-Presse in Acapulco, Mexico

    ... Agence France-Presse in Acapulco, Mexico Former world No. 1 Rafael Nadal continued his domination over countryman Nicolas Almagro Friday to book his spot in the Mexican Open final against ... reached his third-straight final after missing more than seven months with a left knee injury. “I started the match a little bit nervous. I have not touched the ball as clean as in previous days ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1169944/nadal-reaches-mexican-open-final
  7. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Venus Williams leads US to victory over South Africa

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 09:51am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Perth, Australia American tennis star Venus Williams gave her comeback hopes a boost with a win at the Hopman Cup in Perth on Sunday, and said she still believed she could be a force in the Grand Slams. The former world No 1 beat Chanelle Scheepers in three sets to help the United States post a 2-1 win over South Africa in their Group B tie ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1116442/venus-williams-leads-us-victory-over-south-africa
  8. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Sharapova sets up Australia Open showdown with Li

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 04:39pm by AFP

    ... games. The world number two swamped her latest victim, fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova 6-2, 6-2 in a quickfire 1hr 6min, continuing her blistering start to the season. Sharapova was forced ... of Agnieszka Radwanska to reach her first Grand Slam semi-final since she won the 2011 French Open. Li, the world number six, became the first player this year to take a set off off the Polish fourth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/tennis/article/1133768/sharapova-sets-australia-open-showdown-li

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