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Murray wins 1st title in 15 months at Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Second-seeded Andy Murray of Britain rallied from a set down to defeat fourth-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain 5-7, 7-6 (9), 6-1 Sunday to win the Shenzhen Open.

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Nishikori beats Benneteau to win Malaysian Open

Kei Nishikori of Japan celebrates after winning a point against Julien Benneteau of France during their final match at the Malaysian Open tennis tournament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat fourth-seeded Julien Benneteau of France 7-6 (4), 6-4 Sunday to win the Malaysian Open.

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Venus Williams, Sharapova advance at China Open

Kaia Kanepi of Estonia returns a shot to Maria Sharapova of Russia during their first round match at the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

BEIJING (AP) — Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams moved into the second round at the China Open on Sunday with straight-set victories.

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Nishikori, Benneteau reach Malaysian Open final

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat Jarkko Nieminen of Finland 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 to reach the final of the Malaysian Open on Saturday.

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Kvitova tops Bouchard to win Wuhan Open

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic returns the ball during the match against Eugenie Bouchard of Canada in the final of the Wuhan Open tennis tournament in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei province, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. Kvitova claimed the title with 6-3, 6-4. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Hao Tongqian)  NO SALES

WUHAN, China (AP) — Petra Kvitova backed up her lopsided win over Eugenie Bouchard at Wimbledon with another emphatic victory over the Canadian to capture the inaugural Wuhan Open title on Saturday.

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