Posts Tagged Tennis

Switzerland picks team without stars for Davis Cup defense

Roger Federer of Switzerland returns the ball to Mikhail Youzhny of Russia during the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Without Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka, Switzerland begins its Davis Cup defense in Belgium with no player ranked in the top 250.

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Mayer into 2nd round in Buenos Aires; Nadal tries to rebound

Spain's tennis player Rafael Nadal listens to a question during a press conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Nadal will play at the Argentina Open that starts Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — No. 5-seeded Leonardo Mayer of Argentina reached the second round of the Argentina Open on Monday, defeating Stephane Robert of France 6-0, 6-1.

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Two-time champ Azarenka wins and Venus Williams advances

DOHA (AP) — Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka beat Angelique Kerber 6-0, 6-3 in the first round of the Qatar Total Open on Monday.

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Roger Federer says no to Davis Cup in 2015

Roger Federer of Switzerland returns the ball to Mikhail Youzhny of Russia during the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Roger Federer is skipping the Davis Cup this year after leading Switzerland to its first title in 2014.

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Gulbis loses again, falls to Istomin at Dubai Championships

Roger Federer of Switzerland returns the ball to Mikhail Youzhny of Russia during the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Defending champion Roger Federer had little trouble bypassing Mikhail Youzhny 6-3, 6-1 in the first round at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday.

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