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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.






UPDATE 6-Tennis-Valencia Open men's singles results

Oct 22nd 2014
Oct 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Valencia Open Men's Singles matches on Wednesday Round 2 Tommy Robredo (Spain) beat Lu Yen-Hsun (Taiwan) 6-2 6-4 Pablo Carreno (Spain) beat 4-Feliciano Lopez (Spain) 6-4 6-4 Round 1 1-David Ferrer (Spain) beat Andreas Seppi (Italy) 6-3 7-5 6-Roberto Bautista (Spain) beat Santiago Giraldo (Colombia) 6-4 6-4 3-Andy Murray (Britain) beat Jurgen Melzer (Austria) 6-3 6-3 Thomaz Bellucci (Brazil) beat Mikhail Youzh






UPDATE 2-Tennis-World number one Williams walloped by Halep

Oct 22nd 2014
* Williams wins only two games for first time in 16 years






Tennis-Ivanovic enjoys freedom of underdog role against Bouchard

Oct 22nd 2014
SINGAPORE, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Ana Ivanovic was delighted to revel in the underdog role as she opened her WTA Finals account on Wednesday with a thumping 6-1 6-3 win over Eugenie Bouchard who she had lost to in their previous two encounters.






Tennis-Ivanovic downs Bouchard for first Singapore win

Oct 22nd 2014
SINGAPORE, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Ana Ivanovic recovered from her opening loss to race to a 6-1 6-3 victory over an out-of-sorts Eugenie Bouchard on Wednesday, putting the world number seven back into the mix for a WTA Finals last-four berth.

Tennis-Halep conjures up match of her life to beat Serena

Oct 22nd 2014
SINGAPORE, Oct 22 (Reuters) - French Open finalist Simona Halep produced her best ever tennis to stun Serena Williams 6-0 6-2 at the WTA Finals on Wednesday but the Romanian is keeping her feet firmly on the ground.






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

Oct 22nd 2014
Oct 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the WTA Finals Women's Singles Round Robin Red Group matches on Wednesday RESULTS Red Group 7-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) beat 5-Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) 6-1 6-3 4-Simona Halep (Romania) beat 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) 6-0 6-2 STANDINGS P W L F A Pts Red Group 1. Simona Halep 2 2 0 4 0 4 2. Serena Williams 2 1 1 2 2 2 3. Ana Ivanovic 2 1 1 2 2 2 4. Eugenie Bouchard 2 0 2 0 4 0 White Group 1. Agnies






Tennis-Embarrassed Williams suffers humbling defeat

Oct 22nd 2014
SINGAPORE, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Ecstasy and euphoria are the usual emotions world number one Serena Williams experiences on a tennis court. On Wednesday, she encountered a different one - embarrassment.






UPDATE 6-Tennis-Basel International men's singles round 1 results

Oct 22nd 2014
Oct 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Basel International Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday Mikhail Kukushkin (Kazakhstan) beat 3-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) 6-4 6-7(1) 6-3 4-Milos Raonic (Canada) beat Steve Johnson (U.S.) 7-6(4) 6-4 8-Ivo Karlovic (Croatia) beat Lukas Rosol (Czech Republic) 7-6(4) 6-3 Benjamin Becker (Germany) beat Gastao Elias (Portugal) 6-3 6-2 Ivan Dodig (Croatia) beat Marco Chiudinelli






Tennis-Singapore's bright lights leaves players in the dark

Oct 21st 2014
SINGAPORE, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Caroline Wozniacki and Maria Sharapova were far from happy to be caught in the glare of the stadium lights at the WTA Finals in Singapore on Tuesday.






Tennis-Unforced errors hurt Sharapova in Singapore opener

Oct 21st 2014
SINGAPORE, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova was left to bemoan her erratic serving and a plethora of unforced errors as she opened her WTA Finals campaign with a painful loss to a resurgent Caroline Wozniacki in a marathon three-setter on Tuesday.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Wozniacki outlasts erratic Sharapova; Radwanska wins

Oct 21st 2014
* Radwanska goes past midnight to beat Kvitova (Adds quotes, details, later result)






Tennis-Wozniacki's bite of Big Apple helps win marathon match

Oct 21st 2014
SINGAPORE, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Training for next month's New York City Marathon was something Caroline Wozniacki does not recommend to her colleagues on the tour but the Dane admitted the extra stamina may have helped her overcome Maria Sharapova in a classic on Tuesday.






UPDATE 7-Tennis-Valencia Open men's singles round 1 results

Oct 21st 2014
Oct 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Valencia Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday Fabio Fognini (Italy) beat Albert Ramos (Spain) 6-4 6-2 7-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat Philipp Kohlschreiber (Germany) 6-3 6-4 Fernando Verdasco (Spain) beat Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) 6-4 3-6 6-3 Jeremy Chardy (France) beat Malek Jaziri (Tunisia) 6-2 6-1 Alexandr Dolgopolov (Ukraine) beat 8-Gilles Simon (France) 6-0 6-3 4-Felici






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

Oct 21st 2014
Oct 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the WTA Finals Women's Singles Round Robin White Group matches on Tuesday RESULTS White Group 6-Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) beat 3-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) 6-2 6-3 8-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) beat 2-Maria Sharapova (Russia) 7-6(4) 6-7(5) 6-2 STANDINGS P W L F A Pts Red Group 1. Simona Halep 1 1 0 2 0 2 2. Serena Williams 1 1 0 2 0 2 3. Ana Ivanovic 1 0 1 0 2 0 4. Eugenie Bouchard 1






Tennis-Wozniacki outlasts erratic Sharapova in WTA Finals

Oct 21st 2014
SINGAPORE, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Caroline Wozniacki put a huge dent in Maria Sharapova's bid to finish the season as world number one by overcoming some distracting bright lights to down the Russian 7-6(4) 6-7(5) 6-2 in their marathon opening group match of the WTA Finals on Tuesday.






Tennis-Puig wins WTA's Rising Stars tournament

Oct 21st 2014
SINGAPORE, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Monica Puig did not come close to qualifying for the WTA Finals in Singapore but she still came away as one of the big winners at the season-ending event.






Tennis-Ailing Nadal eases into Swiss Indoors second round

Oct 21st 2014
Oct 20 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal did not appear to be affected by his appendicitis problems as he charged into the second round of the Swiss Indoors with a no nonsense 6-2 6-2 win over Simone Bolelli on Monday.