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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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Baghdatis Serves Up Double Bagel In Houston

Tennis Updates: Marcos Baghdatis made a perfect start to his campaign at the Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship, dismissing Diego Schwartzman 6-0, 6-0 in 48 minutes on Tuesday afternoon in Houston. It marked the first double bagel on the ATP World Tour since last April, when Sergiy Stakhovsky defeated Mikhail Ledovskikh in the Munich first round, ...

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Herbert, Mahut Win Back-To-Back Masters 1000 Titles

Tennis Updates: France’s Nicolas Mahut hardly could comprehend all the success his doubles team is having. Two weeks ago, he and compatriot Pierre-Hugues Herbert were giving victory speeches in Indian Wells after winning the year’s first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament. On Saturday, they were saying thanks in South Florida after winning the Miami Open presented by Itau, another Masters ...

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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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Goffin Shines Against Simon

Tennis Updates: No. 15 David Goffin was victorious in his first quarter-final appearance at the Miami Open presented by Itau on Wednesday, rallying to win 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 against No. 18 Gilles Simon after light rain delayed the start of the match. Goffin became the first Belgian to make the final four in Miami and improved to 14-5 on hard ...

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Kyrgios Set To Collide With Raonic On Thursday

Tennis Updates: The quarter-finals in the bottom half of the draw on Thursday feature No. 6 Kei Nishikori, No. 12 Milos Raonic, No. 16 Gael Monfils and No. 24 seed Nick Kyrgios, who is the highest-ranked among the Next Generation players on the ATP World Tour.  Monfils and Kyrgios are appearing in the quarter-finals for the first time. A double digit seed is guaranteed to ...

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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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Federer Forced To Withdraw From Miami

Tennis Updates: Roger Federer, who was slated to play his first match since the Australian Open semi-finals on Friday, has been forced to withdraw due to a stomach virus from the Miami Open presented by Itau. His second-round opponent Juan Martin del Potro faced lucky loser Horacio Zeballos instead. “I am very sorry that I have to pull out of ...

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