Posts Tagged Tennis

Fognini survives scare to beat Sousa in 1st round

MONACO (AP) — Tenth-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy and 11th-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain reached the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters in contrasting fashion on Monday.

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W.Va. resort names Sampras as tennis pro emeritus

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Tennis Hall of Famer Peter Sampras has been named tennis pro emeritus at The Greenbrier.

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Fernando Verdasco wins US Men’s Clay Court

Spain's Fernando Verdasco celebrates his win over countryman Nicolas Almagro in the final of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship tennis tournament Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Houston. Verdasco won 6-3, 7-6 (4). (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Fernando Verdasco won the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship on Sunday for his sixth ATP World Tour title and first since 2010, beating Spanish countryman Nicolas Almagro 4-6, 7-6 (4).

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Garcia-Lopez wins Grand Prix Hassan II title

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain reacts after he won the men's final of the Hassan II Grand Prix tennis tournament, in Casablanca, Morocco, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez won  5-7, 6-4. 6-3. (AP Photo/ Abdeljalil Bounhar)

CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — Eighth-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez won his first title in nearly four years after rallying to beat fourth-seeded Marcel Granollers 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 in an all-Spanish final on clay at the Grand Prix Hassan II on Sunday.

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Djokovic looks to maintain edge over rival Nadal

MONACO (AP) — Novak Djokovic looks to continue his recent dominance over archrival Rafael Nadal at the Monte Carlo Masters, where he beat the Spaniard in the final last year, and boost his confidence as he bids to win his only missing major at the French Open.

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