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Safarova beats Azarenka to win the Qatar Open

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Fed Cup winner Lucie Safarova beat Victoria Azarenka in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3 to clinch the Qatar Open on Saturday.

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Defending champ Federer beats Djokovic to defend Dubai title

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Defending champion Roger Federer won his seventh Dubai Championships title and second of the year defeating No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-3, 7-5 on Saturday.

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Maria Sharapova withdraws because of stomach virus

Maria Sharapova of Russia returns the ball to Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia during a Mexican Tennis Open quarterfinal match in Acapulco, Mexico, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Top-seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia withdrew Friday before her Mexico Open semifinal against Caroline Garcia of France because of a stomach virus.

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Nadal beats Delbonis, reaches semis in Argentina Open

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Rafael Nadal cruised to a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Federico Delbonis on Friday, advancing to the semifinals of the Argentina Open.

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Azarenka to face Safarova in Qatar Open final

Venus Willams of the U.S. returns the ball to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during the semifinal of the WTA Qatar Ladies Open in Doha, Qatar, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Victoria Azarenka reached the final of the Qatar Open on Friday after recovering from one set down to beat Venus Williams.

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