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Peers/Murray Scrape Through London Opener

Tennis Updates: Jamie Murray and John Peers kept alive their chances in the battle to become year-end No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Rankings on Sunday when they won their Group Ashe/Smith opener at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. The fourth seeds held their nerves in the Match tie-break to beat fifth-seed Italian Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini 7-6(5), ...

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Back-to-Back Titles for Klaasen/Melo

Tennis Updates: The South African/Brazilian pairing of Raven Klaasen and Marcelo Melo claimed its second straight doubles title on Sunday at the Shanghai Rolex Masters, topping the all-Italian duo of Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini 6-3, 6-3 at the Qizhong Tennis Center. Klaasen/Melo were teaming up for the second week in a row after capturing the Tokyo title (d. Cabal/Farah). ...

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Djokovic, Nadal Off And Running In China

Tennis Updates: Third seed Rafael Nadal steadied after a string of service breaks to see off wild card Di Wu 6-4, 6-4 at the China Open on Tuesday night. Five-time champion Novak Djokovic followed suit, joining the Spaniard in the second round with a comfortable 6-1 6-1 triumph over Simone Bolelli. Nadal, like his compatriot David Ferrer, is trying to qualify for ...

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