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Robredo beats Isner in straight sets at Valencia

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.

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Wozniacki beats Sharapova at WTA Finals

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki celebrates after defeating Russia's Maria Sharapova in their singles match at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore,Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

SINGAPORE (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki credited her training for next month’s New York Marathon as a key factor in her victory over Maria Sharapova in a grueling three-set match in the WTA Finals on Tuesday.

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Taiwan’s Lu beats Garcia 6-2, 6-3 in Valencia Open

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan eased to a 6-2, 6-3 win over Spain’s Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the first round of the Valencia Open on Monday.

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Nadal beats Bolelli 6-2, 6-2 at Swiss Indoors

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.

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Serena beats Ivanovic in WTA Finals opener

Serena Williams of the U.S. returns a shot against Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during their singles tennis match at the WTA Finals in Singapore, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Williams won her opening match at the WTA Finals on Monday, beating Ivanovic 6-4, 6-4 in the Red Group for her 16th consecutive victory at the season-ending tournament. (AP Photo/ Joseph Nair)

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.

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