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March 27, 2015 6:58 AM Sharapova shocked by Gavrilova in Miami

MIAMI: World number two Maria Sharapova crashed out of the Miami Open hardcourt tennis tournament on Thursday, ambushed by 97th-ranked Daria Gavrilova 7-6 (7/4), 6-3. The upset, biggest so far at the combined WTA and ATP Masters event, took one hour, 49 minutes and marked the worst defeat five-time Grand Slam winner Sharapova has endured in Miami since

March 26, 2015 3:31 PM Serena to brave pain in Miami title defence

MIAMI: World number one Serena Williams is prepared to fight through pain to get onto the court on Friday and begin defending her title at the ATP and WTA Miami Open. The 19-time Grand Slam singles champion, forced out before her Indian Wells semi-final last week against eventual champion Simona Halep due to knee injury, said that she expects to “manage 3

March 26, 2015 6:28 AM Serena Williams ready to play through knee pain to defend Miami Open title

World number one women's tennis player Serena Williams is ready to manage through her knee pain to start her title defense at the ATP and WTA Miami Open on Friday. The 19-time Grand Slam singles champion, forced out before her Indian Wells semifinal last week against eventual champion Simona Halep, said that she expects to manage pain when she opens 19

March 26, 2015 6:03 AM Simona Halep believes world number one spot out of reach as long as Serena dominates rankings

World number three Simona Halep has said that it is hard to think of being the world number one as long as American tennis ace Serena Williams is at the top of the rankings, but believes that she has that confidence to win more titles and eventually bag a Grand Slam. The Romanian arrived in Florida for this week\'s Miami Open following the biggest success

March 25, 2015 8:02 PM Serena set to fight through knee pain at Miami

World number one Serena Williams is prepared to fight through pain to get onto the court Friday and begin defending her title at the ATP and WTA Miami Open. The 19-time Grand Slam singles champion, forced out before her Indian Wells semi-final last week against eventual champion Simona Halep, said Wednesday that she expects to "manage pain" when she opens 7

March 25, 2015 4:21 PM Novak Djokovic Wins In Indian Wells

Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep walked away with the BNP Paribas Open titles in Indian Wells this past weekend, capturing the first of the back-to-back hardcourt Masters Series titles in California. The top-ranked Djokovic defeated world No. 2 Roger Federer in three sets 6-3, 6-7(5), 6-2 in the final to capture his fourth Indian Wells title and 50th career 2

March 25, 2015 3:05 PM VIDEO: Halep fails to lift Indian Wells trophy

Here's a tournament that is dubbed "the fifth Slam" all the more in light of billionaire owner Larry Ellison's renaissance of both the premises and the goings-on. (What's that you say? A Nobu restaurant? How posh.) But the Baccarat trophy that Halep took to both on court upon winning the event and later before the assembled press was too heavy for her to handle 11

March 25, 2015 12:23 PM All eyes on Serena Williams to defend her title!

Defending champion, Serena Williams will take on Monica Niculescu in the second round. Williams’ unexpected knee injury that forced to her pull out before her semi-final against Simona Halep will be an important factor governing her progress at Crandon Park. In the third round, she will take on the winner between wild-card teenager, Cici Bellis and 29th seed Zarina 18

March 24, 2015 11:21 PM Tennis-Hard for Halep to think of top spot while Serena rules

MIAMI, March 24 (Reuters) - World number three Simona Halep says it is hard to imagine reaching the top of the world rankings as long as Serena Williams is playing the game but believes she has what it takes to win a grand slam. The Romanian arrives in Florida for this week's Miami Open off the biggest success in her career with a victory over Jelena

March 24, 2015 8:52 PM The Knee Comes to the Key

The Miami Open had one distinct advantage on Indian Wells over the last 14 years: the presence of Venus and Serena Williams. This year Serena took some of that edge away, but Miami will still be happy to welcome the Williamses back, Serena’s knee permitting. The upshot is that the women's draw, with Venus joining her sister and most of the Top 20 present 16