Posts Tagged Tennis

Nadal aims to progress as far as possible in Barcelona Open

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rafael Nadal is fully focused on progressing as far as possible in this week’s Barcelona Open, which he refers to as his home tournament.

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AP’s European week in photos

In this April 14, 2015 file photo Atletico's Mario Mandzukic, right, argues with referee Milorad Mazic, left, from Serbia after suffering an injury during the Champions League quarterfinal, first leg soccer match between Atletico de Madrid and Real Madrid at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, file)

The image of Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez celebrating a goal at Wembley is perfectly juxtaposed against the background of horrified Reading supporters at the FA Cup semifinal. In a gentler image, cyclists in the Amstel Gold race in The Netherlands rush past a tree in spring bloom.

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Serena Williams has a solution to liven up Fed Cup

Serena Williams of United States returns the ball to Italy's Sara Errani during a Fed Cup World Group playoff tennis match in Brindisi, Italy, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Felice Calabro')

BRINDISI, Italy (AP) — Seeing Serena Williams play three matches over two days in Fed Cup was a rare treat over the weekend.

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Davis Cup final may be played at neutral venue

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The International Tennis Federation is considering playing future Davis Cup finals at a neutral venue.

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Serena Williams overcomes the wind and Errani in Fed Cup

Serena Williams of United States returns the ball to Italy's Sara Errani during a Fed Cup World Group playoff tennis match in Brindisi, Italy, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Felice Calabro')

BRINDISI, Italy (AP) — Serena Williams thought she was ready for the clay-court season.

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