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What Serena Williams’ Rout over Eugenie Bouchard Says About the 2015 Season

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2242806-what-serena-williams-rout-over-eugenie-bouchard-says-about-the-2015-season
Serena Williams‘ rout over Eugenie Bouchard in the WTA Championships serves as a forecast for 2015.
Williams defeated Bouchard, 6-1, 6-1. The loss sent the Canadian home with an 0-3 record in her first appearance at the year-end championships. Bouchard won just 11 games in three matches. Unfortunately, for Bouchard, [...]

Serena bounces back to best at WTA Finals (Yahoo Sports)

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Serena Williams awoke on Thursday dreading playing tennis. Following the worst beating of her professional career on Wednesday, when she won only two games against Simona Halep, it took hours of cajoling and encouragement from coach Patrick Mouratoglou to get Williams in the right frame of mind for her [...]

Ferrer, Murray reach Valencia quarterfinals (Yahoo Sports)

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David Ferrer and Andy Murray both advanced to the Valencia Open quarterfinals after easy wins against error-prone opponents on Thursday. The top-seeded Ferrer beat Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-2 after jumping out to early leads in both sets by breaking his his fellow Spaniard’s first service games, while the third-seeded [...]

Raonic beats Young to reach Swiss Indoors quarters (Yahoo Sports)

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BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Fourth-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada hit 22 aces, including on match point, to beat Donald Young of the United States 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (2) Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Swiss Indoors.

Williams beats Bouchard 6-1, 6-1 at WTA Finals (Yahoo Sports)

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Serena Williams rebounded from the worst beating of her professional career to rout Eugenie Bouchard 6-1, 6-1 at the WTA Finals on Thursday. Williams was humbled by Simona Halep the previous day, when the 18-time Grand Slam champion won only two games. She turned around and eliminated Bouchard [...]

Nadal into quarterfinals; Federer into 2nd round (Yahoo Sports)

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BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — After Rafael Nadal reached the Swiss Open quarterfinals in 57 minutes with a 6-1, 6-1 win against Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert, top-seeded Roger Federer crushed Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 6-2, 6-1 in just 46 minutes to reach the second round on Wednesday.

Ferrer beats Seppi to advance at Valencia Open (Yahoo Sports)

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VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Top-seeded David Ferrer powered his way past Andreas Seppi 6-3, 7-5 to reach the second round of the Valencia Open on Wednesday.

Kvitova beats Sharapova 6-3, 6-2 at WTA Finals (Yahoo Sports)

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SINGAPORE (AP) — Petra Kvitova beat Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-2 at the WTA Finals on Thursday, further eroding the Russian player’s hopes of claiming the year-end No. 1 ranking.

Raonic & Karlovic through to Swiss Indoors 2nd rd (Yahoo Sports)

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BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Fourth-seeded Milos Raonic hit 12 aces and saved all five break points he faced as he beat Steve Johnson of the United States 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the first round of the Swiss Indoors on Tuesday.

Robredo beats Isner in straight sets at Valencia (Yahoo Sports)

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VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Tommy Robredo advanced to the second round of the Valencia Open by beating fifth-seeded John Isner 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Tuesday.

Federer, Dimitrov to play MSG exhibition in March (Yahoo Sports)

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NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Federer will take on the guy known as ”Baby Fed” in an exhibition match at Madison Square Gardeon on March 10.

Novak Djokovic welcomes baby boy Stefan (Yahoo Sports)

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BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic is a proud father.

Murray beats Ferrer in Vienna to win 30th title (Yahoo Sports)

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VIENNA (AP) — Andy Murray continued his recent resurgence by winning his second title in three weeks at the Erste Bank Open on Sunday and boosting his chances of making the cut for the ATP finals.

US Open champ Cilic wins Kremlin Cup (Yahoo Sports)

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MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic won the Kremlin Cup on Sunday, beating Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 6-4 in the final.

Halep routs Serena Williams at WTA Finals (Yahoo Sports)

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SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams was routed 6-0, 6-2 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday in one of the most one-sided losses of the 18-time Grand Slam champion’s career.

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic Becomes a Father to Boy Named Stefan

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2240462-world-no-1-novak-djokovic-becomes-a-father-to-boy-named-stefan
Novak Djokovic has become a father, the world’s top-ranked tennis player confirmed on Twitter on Wednesday.
The Serbian’s wife, Jelena, gave birth to a baby boy named Stefan.

Stefan, our baby angel was born! I am so proud of my beautiful wife Jelena! Thank you so much for your love and [...]

Wozniacki beats Sharapova at WTA Finals (Yahoo Sports)

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SINGAPORE (AP) — Maria Sharapova’s chances of claiming the season-ending No. 1 ranking were hurt Tuesday after a 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 6-2 loss to Caroline Wozniacki at the WTA Finals.

Swiss Indoors Basel 2014: Daily Scores, Results and Draw Schedule

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2238171-swiss-indoors-basel-2014-daily-scores-results-and-draw-schedule
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer head a very strong field at the 2014 Swiss Indoors Basel, which started on Monday, as the pair continue their preparations for the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London next month.
Federer is the top seed in front of his home crowd and has been in [...]

Serena beats Ivanovic in WTA Finals opener (Yahoo Sports)

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SINGAPORE (AP) — A new venue, an injury-hit preparation and insults from a top sports official – none of it could stop Serena Williams’ winning streak at the WTA Finals.

WTA Tour Finals Championships 2014 Results: Daily Scores, Groups, Draw Schedule

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2237980-wta-tour-finals-championships-2014-results-daily-scores-groups-draw-schedule
The season-ending WTA Tour Finals Championships kicked off Monday in Singapore with the world’s top women’s tennis players fighting it out for glory.
The top eight players of the season qualified for the event with Serena Williams leading a pack including Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep, Eugenie Bouchard, Agnieszka Radwanska, Ana [...]

WTA Tour Finals Championships 2014 Results: Daily Scores, Groups, Draw Schedule

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2237980-wta-tour-finals-championships-2014-results-daily-scores-groups-draw-schedule
The season-ending WTA Tour Finals Championships kicked off Monday in Singapore with the world’s top women’s tennis players fighting it out for glory.
The top eight players of the season qualified for the event with Serena Williams leading a pack including Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep, Eugenie Bouchard, Agnieszka Radwanska, Ana [...]

Nadal beats Bolelli 6-2, 6-2 at Swiss Indoors (Yahoo Sports)

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BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Rafael Nadal marked his return to the Swiss Indoors after a 10-year absence with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Italian qualifier Simone Bolelli in the first round on Monday.

2014 WTA Finals: Each Contender’s Key to Winning in Singapore

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2237909-2014-wta-finals-each-contenders-key-to-winning-in-singapore
The stars have arrived, the groups have been drawn and the WTA Finals in Singapore is underway. 
Only three of the eight women to feature this year have won the tournament before (Serena Williams (4), Maria Sharapova and Petra Kvitova), while there are two debutants in Simona Halep and Eugenie [...]

Valencia Open 2014: Daily Scores, Results and Draw Schedule

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2238066-valencia-open-2014-daily-scores-results-and-draw-schedule
The 2014 Valencia Open 500 is one of just three tournaments standing between fans and the ATP World Tour Finals in London, and with three tickets still available for the marquee event at the O2 Arena, every single match will count for a handful of hopefuls.    
Andy Murray entered the [...]

Serena Williams Responds to Shamil Tarpischev’s Insensitive Comments

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2236873-serena-williams-responds-to-shamil-tarpischevs-insensitive-comments
After the head of the Russian Tennis Federation, Shamil Tarpischev, called Serena and Venus Williams “brothers,” the WTA quickly reacted by suspending him for a year and fining him $25,000.  
And as Serena Williams told The Associated Press, via ESPN, the punishment was an appropriate and necessary response:

‘I think the WTA did [...]

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