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  1. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    US Open champ Nadal puts Spain on brink of victory

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 01:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Rafael Nadal showed no hint of a US Open hangover as he crushed Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-0, 6-0, 6-4 to put Spain 2-0 up on Ukraine in their Davis Cup World Group ... world number 40 Alexandr Dolgopolov 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 to put Spain firmly in command. And such is Nadal’s desire to kill the tie off that he has chosen to pair up with Marc Lopez for Saturday’s ...

  2. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Czech Republic wins Davis Cup title 3-2 over Spain

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

    ... nation by beating Spain 3-2 in the final on Sunday. Each spent about 10 grueling hours on court, playing the opening singles, teaming up for the doubles and then completing the reverse singles. ... was a fantastic experience,” Almagro said. “It’s a pleasure for me to be part of the team.” The victory was a sweet revenge for the Czechs after they were swept 5-0 by Spain in the 2009 final in Barcelona ...

  3. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Li Na cruises through all-Chinese clash at Madrid Open

    Posted May 06th 2014, 10:48pm by AFP

    ... games to set up a meeting with Spain's Garbine Muguruza or 2011 US Open champion Sam Stosur in the last 16.   ...

  4. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Petkovic and Halep both win 6-2, 6-2 to advance at Roland Garros

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 10:10pm by Reuters

    ... Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro packing 7-6 (7-4), 2-6, 7-5. And she has pledged to summon that same never-say-die spirit when she meets 2012 champion Sharapova. "At the end of the day, whether ...

  5. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Madrid master Nadal sends message he's back to lethal best

    Posted May 12th 2014, 10:21am

    ... the Madrid quarter-finals due to a left thigh injury which required a heavy strapping all week in Spain “I am planning to play in Rome. Fortunately, I have a bye next week so will have an extra day ...

  6. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Rafael Nadal sets his sights on elusive Miami title

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 10:28pm by Reuters

    ... survived a roller-coaster start to his Sony Open campaign, advancing with a bumpy 6-0, 3-6, 6-3 win over Spain's Daniel Gimeno-Traver. Nadal was happy with his performance against Hewitt. ...

  7. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Rafael Nadal can't wait to get back on clay

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:50pm by AFP

    ... to win. The left-handed Spaniard said he plans to remain in the US for a few days then fly back to Europe and head to Spain where he will train on the clay surface. "To be able to play ...

  8. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Federer revival continues but Sharapova admits she must improve

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 02:26pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro. Serb Jelena Jankovic won against Kurumi Nara, her  third successive Japanese opponent, to set up a meeting with Romanian Simona  Halep. America’s Sloane Stephens, ...

  9. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Stepanek steps up to secure Davis Cup victory for Czechs

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 11:30am

    ... 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 ... who beat Spain’s Nicolas Almagro in the decisive rubber 12 months ago, said in a courtside interview. "I knew that I would want to use the experience from last year’s final. I controlled ...

  10. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    Quantitative analysts turning sports betting into more of a science

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 09:22pm by Bloomberg

    ... on algorithm-driven tennis betting. Spain's Guillermo Olaso, the world No 254, was banned recently for five years for trying to manipulate the outcome of matches in 2010. Feustel declined to say how much ...




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