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Tennis-Radwanska 'owes' Wozniacki after getting to semis

41 min 5 sec ago
SINGAPORE, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Agnieszka Radwanska has promised to take Caroline Wozniacki out on a shopping spree after the Dane saved her from making an early exit at the WTA Finals on Friday.






Tennis-No regrets for Sharapova after meltdown ends her season

1 hour 47 min ago
SINGAPORE, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova's final match of the year was a bittersweet moment for the Russian ace. She beat Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska 7-5 6-7(4) 6-2 in an enthralling match at the WTA Finals that encapsulated the best and worst of her game.






Tennis-Nadal withdraws from Paris Masters

2 hours 1 min ago
LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal has withdrawn from the Paris Masters ahead of the tournament's start on Monday for "personal reasons", the French Tennis Federation announced on Friday.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Williams guaranteed year-end number one ranking

2 hours 7 min ago
* Williams assured of year-end top ranking for fourth time






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Sharapova grinds out first win but exits Finals

2 hours 22 min ago
* Wozniacki ensures Pole reaches semis with win over Kvitova






UPDATE 1-Tennis-WTA Finals women's singles round robin results

2 hours 51 min ago
Oct 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the WTA Finals Women's Singles Round Robin matches on Friday RESULTS White Group 8-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) beat 3-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) 6-2 6-3 2-Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat 6-Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) 7-5 6-7(4) 6-2 STANDINGS P W L F A Pts Red Group 1. Simona Halep 2 2 0 4 0 4 2. Serena Williams 3 2 1 4 2 4 3. Ana Ivanovic 2 1 1 2 2 2 4. Eugenie Bouchard 3 0 3 0 6 0 White






UPDATE 5-Tennis-Basel International men's singles round 2 results

Oct 23rd 2014
Oct 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Basel International Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday 5-Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) beat Vasek Pospisil (Canada) 6-2 6-2 1-Roger Federer (Switzerland) beat Denis Istomin (Uzbekistan) 3-6 6-3 6-4 8-Ivo Karlovic (Croatia) beat Kenny De Schepper (France) 6-7(6) 6-4 6-3 4-Milos Raonic (Canada) beat Donald Young (U.S.) 6-4 6-7(5) 7-6(2)






UPDATE 4-Tennis-Valencia Open men's singles round 2 results

Oct 23rd 2014
Oct 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Valencia Open Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday Thomaz Bellucci (Brazil) beat 6-Roberto Bautista (Spain) walkover 1-David Ferrer (Spain) beat Fernando Verdasco (Spain) 6-3 6-2 Jeremy Chardy (France) beat Alexandr Dolgopolov (Ukraine) 3-6 7-6(4) 7-5 3-Andy Murray (Britain) beat Fabio Fognini (Italy) 6-2 6-4 Pablo Andujar (Spain) beat Dusan Lajovic (Serbia) 6-3 6-2






Tennis-Halep leaves a big impression on King

Oct 23rd 2014
SINGAPORE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Long before Simona Halep's demolition job on Serena Williams at the WTA Finals, the Romanian was already winning over another of the game's greats.






Tennis-Bouchard positive despite 'butt kicking' in Singapore

Oct 23rd 2014
SINGAPORE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Eugenie Bouchard has enjoyed a breakthrough season, reaching the Wimbledon final and climbing to number five in the world, and although she "got her butt kicked" at the season-ending WTA Finals, the 20-year-old Canadian has loved every minute of it.






Tennis-Williams reveals crisis of confidence after humiliation

Oct 23rd 2014
SINGAPORE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams has rarely suffered a humiliating loss in her glittering career, so the 33-year-old American was quick to praise her coach for dragging her out of the pit of despair to return to winning ways.






UPDATE 2-Tennis-Sharapova falls to Kvitova as Williams bounces back

Oct 23rd 2014
* Williams thrashes Bouchard 6-1 6-1 (Updates with Williams winning)






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Williams on verge of year-end No. 1 ranking

Oct 23rd 2014
SINGAPORE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Serena Williams was on the verge of clinching the year-end world number one ranking for the fourth time on Thursday after Maria Sharapova, the only woman with any chance of overtaking her, lost for the second time at the WTA Finals.






Tennis-Williams back to her best in Bouchard battering

Oct 23rd 2014
SINGAPORE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - One day after suffering her heaviest defeat since she was a teenager, Serena Williams was back to her brilliant best as she swatted aside Eugenie Bouchard 6-1 6-1 in her final round robin match at the WTA Finals on Thursday.






REFILE-Tennis-Kvitova ends three-year losing streak against Sharapova

Oct 23rd 2014
SINGAPORE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova suffered her second straight defeat at the WTA Finals on Thursday, losing to Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-2 6-3.






UPDATE 2-Tennis-WTA Finals women's singles round robin results

Oct 23rd 2014
Oct 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the WTA Finals Women's Singles Round Robin matches on Thursday RESULTS Red Group 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) beat 5-Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) 6-1 6-1 White Group 3-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat 2-Maria Sharapova (Russia) 6-3 6-2 8-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) beat 6-Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) 7-5 6-3 STANDINGS P W L F A Pts Red Group 1. Simona Halep 2 2 0 4 0 4 2. Serena Williams 3 2 1 4 2 4






Tennis-Wozniacki close to semis after Radwanska victory

Oct 23rd 2014
SINGAPORE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki all but booked her place in the semi-finals of the WTA Finals with an impressive 7-5 6-3 win over Agnieszka Radwanska on Thursday.






CORRECTED-Tennis-Williams on verge of year-end No. 1 ranking after Sharapova loses

Oct 23rd 2014
(Corrects with Williams not yet assured of finishing No. 1)






UPDATE 6-Tennis-Basel International men's singles results

Oct 22nd 2014
Oct 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Basel International Men's Singles matches on Wednesday Round 2 2-Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat Pierre-Hugues Herbert (France) 6-1 6-1 7-David Goffin (Belgium) beat Ivan Dodig (Croatia) 7-6(0) 6-4 Round 1 5-Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) beat Alexander Zverev (Germany) 2-6 6-4 6-2 1-Roger Federer (Switzerland) beat Gilles Muller (Luxembourg) 6-2 6-1 Borna Coric (Croatia) beat 6-Ernests Gulbis (Latvia) 7-6(2) 6-3 Denis Istomi






Tennis-Federer opens Basel campaign in style, Nadal progresses

Oct 22nd 2014
Oct 22 (Reuters) - Roger Federer began his pursuit for a sixth Swiss Indoors Basel title with an explosive 47-minute 6-2 6-1 victory over Gilles Muller on Wednesday after Rafael Nadal reached the quarter-final with a 6-1 6-1 win against Pierre-Hugues Herbert.