Posts Tagged Men’s tennis

Queen’s to host Britain-France Davis Cup quarterfinal

Gael Monfils of France  plays a return to Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic, during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament,  in Monaco, Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

LONDON (AP) — Britain has chosen to play its Davis Cup quarterfinal series against France on grass at the Queen’s Club.

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Granollers beats Matosevic in 1st round of Barcelona Open

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Marc Granollers of Spain eased past Marinko Matosevic of Bosnia 6-2, 6-3 in the first round of the Barcelona Open on Monday.

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Gimeno-Traver defeats 6th-seeded Troicki in Bucharest

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Sixth-seeded Viktor Troicki was knocked out of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy in the first round on Monday, losing 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 to Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain on the first day of the tournament.

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Nadal aims to progress as far as possible in Barcelona Open

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rafael Nadal is fully focused on progressing as far as possible in this week’s Barcelona Open, which he refers to as his home tournament.

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AP’s European week in photos

In this April 14, 2015 file photo Atletico's Mario Mandzukic, right, argues with referee Milorad Mazic, left, from Serbia after suffering an injury during the Champions League quarterfinal, first leg soccer match between Atletico de Madrid and Real Madrid at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, file)

The image of Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez celebrating a goal at Wembley is perfectly juxtaposed against the background of horrified Reading supporters at the FA Cup semifinal. In a gentler image, cyclists in the Amstel Gold race in The Netherlands rush past a tree in spring bloom.

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