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Federer Enjoys Winning Return In Monte-Carlo

Tennis Updates: It was like he’d never been away. After being sidelined since the Australian Open, Roger Federer raced into the third round of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters on Tuesday in his first match back on the ATP World Tour, dismissing Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 6-4. After reaching the semi-finals in Melbourne, the Swiss underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee for a ...

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NextGen Star Chung Wins In Houston

Tennis Updates: Next Generation player Hyeon Chung edged American Tommy Paul 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 to advance to the quarter-finals of the Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship on Wednesday night. The Korean landed 72 per cent of first serves and did not face a break points in the last two sets. “I tried to fight on every point,” Chung, ...

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Djokovic Survives Goffin Test To Reach Seventh Miami Final

Tennis Updates: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic survived his sternest test yet this tournament as he defeated David Goffin 7-6(5), 6-4 on Friday to reach the final at the Miami Open presented by Itau. The Serb will play for a third successive Miami crown and a record 28th ATP World Tour Masters 1000 trophy when he faces either Kei Nishikori ...

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Nishikori beats Kyrgios In Miami

Tennis Updates: Kei Nishikori is through to the final of the Miami Open presented by Itau. The Japanese, who had survived five match points in his quarter-final win, raised his level a day later to down No. 24 seed Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 7-5. “Serves, returns, everything worked well,” Nishikori said. “I tried to be aggressive and won a lot of ...

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Djokovic Beats Berdych Again, Advances To Miami SFs

Tennis Updates: Novak Djokovic never let Tomas Berdych into their quarter-finals match on Wednesday night and now will play for a chance at his sixth consecutive Miami Open final. The World No. 1 frustrated Berdych throughout their one-hour and 40-minute contest, winning 6-3, 6-3 at Crandon Park. The Serb has now beaten Berdych 10 consecutive times, and he improved his ...

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Jamie’s Journey To No. 1

Tennis Updates: Jamie Murray is the new No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Doubles Rankings. Next week, the 30-year-old Scot replaces Brazil’s Marcelo Melo, who has been in top spot for 22 weeks since 2 November 2015. While he was the first of the Murray brothers to win a Grand Slam title, with Jelena Jankovic at Wimbledon in 2007, consistent ...

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Nadal Seeks First Miami Title

Tennis Updates: During his historic career, Rafael Nadal has tracked down 67 tour-level singles titles in 25 different cities. The Spaniard has won titles all over the globe – as far east as Beijing and as far west as Indian Wells, California. But Nadal has never won a title in Miami, the home of an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 ...

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Djokovic Strolls Against NextGen Star In Miami

Tennis Updates: If Novak Djokovic were feeling the pressure of going for his sixth title at the Miami Open presented by Itau, he hid it well during his second-round match on Friday night. Early on in his straight-sets rout against #NextGen star Kyle Edmund, Djokovic missed a first serve that Edmund framed into the night sky. Djokovic, instead of letting ...

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Zeballos Downs Del Potro In Miami

Tennis Updates: What a difference a few hours made for Horacio Zeballos.  The Argentine, No. 122 in the Emirates ATP Rankings, did not have a spot in the main draw of the Miami Open presented by Itau when he woke up Friday morning. However, when Roger Federer withdrew from the event due to a stomach virus, Zeballos found himself penciled ...

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Frenchmen Knock Off Indian Wells Defending Champs

Tennis Updates: The BNP Paribas Open has a new men’s doubles champion. Frenchmen Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert rolled past Canadian Vasek Pospisil and American Jack Sock 6-3 7-6(5) on Saturday to dethrone the defending champions and claim their first title in Indian Wells. The win also gave Mahut and Herbert their third tour-level title. For Mahut, it’s already his second ...

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