Posts Tagged Tennis

Robredo beats Olivo to reach quarters in Argentina Open

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Second-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain defeated Renzo Olivo of Argentina 6-1, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Argentina Open on Thursday.

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Venus, Azarenka set up Qatar Open semifinal

Venus Willams of the US returns the ball to Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during the quarterfinals of the WTA Qatar Ladies Open in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Venus Williams beat Agnieszka Radwanska for the second time this year to line up two-time champion Victoria Azarenka in the Qatar Open semifinals on Thursday.

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Murray loses to Croatian teen in quarterfinals in Dubai

Andy Murray of the Great Britain reacts after loosing a point against Borna Coric of Croatia during a quarter final match of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Andy Murray was knocked out of the Dubai Championships on Thursday, losing to 18-year-old Borna Coric 6-1, 6-3 in the quarterfinals.

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AP Interview: Coe says track and field must look beyond Bolt

This is a Monday, March 11, 2013  file photo of Chairman of the London Olympic organizing committee, LOCOG, Sebastian Coe, as he holds up his Laureus Lifetime Achievement Award trophy as he poses for pictures the Laureus World Sports Awards in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil . It’s no secret that Sebastian Coe is a good friend of Usain Bolt. A photo of them together in Jamaica appears on both their Twitter pages this week, Bolt’s hand resting casually on Coe’s shoulder. The 100-meter world record holder describes Coe as “Good Company” in the post. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — It’s no secret that Sebastian Coe is a good friend of Usain Bolt.

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Berdych earns 500th career win to make Dubai quarters

Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic returns the ball to Simone Bolelli of Italy during the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Defending champion Roger Federer stormed back from 4-1 down in the first set to beat Fernando Verdasco 6-4, 6-3 on Wednesday and claim a spot in the quarterfinals of the Dubai Championships.

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