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Goffin beats Struff to reach Moselle Open final

METZ, France (AP) — Eighth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium remains on course for his second career title after beating Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff 7-6 (4), 6-3 to reach the Moselle Open final on Saturday.

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Goffin beats top-seeded Tsonga in Moselle quarters

METZ, France (AP) — Eighth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium rallied to beat top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 1-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 Friday to reach the Moselle Open semifinals.

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Britain to face US in 1st round of Davis Cup again

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Britain will host the United States in a first-round rematch in next year’s Davis Cup.

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Murray signals backing for Scottish independence

In this Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 file photo, gold medalist Andy Murray of Great Britain waves the British flag during the medal ceremony of the men's singles event at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, in London, at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Murray’s future status, as well as that of Scottish Olympic athletes, rests on the result of next week’s independence referendum in Scotland. Polls suggest the two sides are running neck-and-neck, presenting a real possibility that Scotland could break away after 307 years as part of the United Kingdom. If Scots vote ``yes’’ on Sept. 18, the decision won’t have much impact on football and rugby, as Scotland already fields its own teams in those sports. But it will affect Scotland’s status in the Olympics and raise doubts over whether Scots can send a team to Rio. By then, Murray could be representing an independent Scotland. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, file)

LONDON (AP) — After carefully avoiding taking a side on the issue, former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray changed course Thursday and signaled his support for Scottish independence on the day of the historic vote.

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Sousa, Nieminen advance at Moselle Open

METZ, France (AP) — Top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga served 10 aces and saved all five break points to defeat Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 7-6 (7), 6-4 at the Moselle Open on Wednesday.

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