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November 8, 2015 5:14 PM Paris Masters: Records tumble to relentless Novak Djokovic

A second break at 5-2 secured the opener for Djokovic and when he broke through again to lead 2-1 in the second set Murray's resistance looked over. But the Scot signaled his fightback by breaking back and was 30-0 ahead on Djokovic's next service game. But the world number one reeled off eight of the next nine points to assume control again and victory 4

August 31, 2015 5:39 PM Ivanovic falls in US Open first round

Ana Ivanovic crashed out of the US Open first round on Monday, losing 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 to Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova and giving Serena Williams a helping hand in her Grand Slam history bid. Serbian seventh seed Ivanovic, a quarterfinalist in 2012, was in Williams's half of the draw, a section which had already lost Maria Sharapova through injury even before 10

August 28, 2015 8:00 AM A look at Serena Williams' possible path to true Grand Slam

Shortly after the draw for the U.S. Open set up Serena Williams’ path to completing a Grand Slam, she offered her own analysis. Actually, judging by her head-to-head records against many possible opponents, it might be. Still, there are sure to be tests for Williams if she is going to win seven matches over two weeks once play begins in Flushing Meadows 6

June 29, 2015 9:43 PM Wimbledon 2015: testy Serena Williams wins comfortably; Sam Stosur eases through

Wimbledon: Serena Williams is through to the second round of Wimbledon after beating Margarita Gasparyan in straight sets. The match was not without controversy, with Williams earning a code violation for swearing. SERENA Williams overcame a sluggish start - and a code violation for swearing - to take another important step towards grand slam immortality 10

June 25, 2015 12:33 AM Bouchard retires injured in Eastbourne

Eugenie Bouchard said the abdominal injury that forced her to retire from a third-round match at Eastbourne on Wednesday would not stop her lining up next week at Wimbledon, where she was runner-up last year. “I’m going to play no matter what, even if I’m on one leg,” said Bouchard, who was losing 6-4, 3-0 to Belinda Bencic of Switzerland when she retired 73

June 23, 2015 10:57 PM Ferrer falls to Baghdatis

Top seed David Ferrer lost to Marcos Baghdatis 6-2, 7-6(4) in the second round of the Aegon Nottingham Open here on Tuesday. It was the Cypriot’s first win against a top-10 player in two years. The 33-year-old Ferrer was making his first Nottingham appearance in 11 years. Important results: At Nottingham: ATP Aegon Open: Second round: Marcos Baghdatis 16

June 19, 2015 9:47 PM Aegon Classic: Simona Halep shocked by Kristina Mladenovic

Top seed Simona Halep is out of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham after losing 2-6 6-0 7-6 (7-4) to Kristina Mladenovic in the quarter-finals. The Romanian, bidding for a fourth singles title of the year, was overpowered by the world number 43. Halep, 23, reached the semi-finals of Wimbledon last year, while France's Mladenovic has never been past the first 9

June 19, 2015 6:30 PM Halep loses to Mladenovic in quarterfinals at Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) -- Top-seeded Simona Halep lost 2-6, 6-0, 7-6 (4) Friday in a back-and-forth match against Krisytina Mladenovic of France in the quarterfinals of the Aegon Classic. Mladenovic was outplayed in the first set but then won the second in only 20 minutes as Halep imploded with five double-faults. She failed to serve out the match 1

April 29, 2015 1:58 PM Pliskova advances, Safarova eliminated at Prague Open

PRAGUE (AP) -- Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova rallied from a set down to advance to the quarterfinals of the Prague Open on Wednesday with a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (1) victory over Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria. Pliskova will next face either fifth-seeded Alize Cornet of France or Czech wild-card entry Denisa Allertova. Second-seeded Lucie Safarova, ranked 13th, was eliminated 3

April 1, 2015 2:29 AM Djokovic defeats Dolgopolov in Miami; Venus Williams loses

Before the first set ended Tuesday, Novak Djokovic had busted a racket in anger, drawn jeers from the crowd and received two code violations, which cost him a point penalty. There were no further outbursts, and as Djokovic's play improved, so did his mood. He rallied from a break down in the second set and beat Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-7 (3), 7-5, 6-0 in the fourth 19