Posts Tagged Tennis

Nishikori beats Bautista Agut in 3 sets at Barcelona Open

Kei Nishikori of Japan reacts during his match against Roberto Bautista of Spain, during the Barcelona open tennis tournament in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, April 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Defending champion Kei Nishikori made his way into the Barcelona Open semifinals by holding off Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 on Friday.

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7th-seeded Vesely reaches semifinals of Nastase Tiriac

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Seventh-seed Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic reached his third ATP tour semifinal of the season by overcoming third-seeded Ivo Karlovic 6-4, 6-4 on Friday at the BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy.

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Wozniacki wins, Kvitova loses in Porsche GP 2nd round

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns the ball to Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic at the Porsche Grand Prix tennis tournament in Stuttgart, Germany, Thursday, April 23, 2015. (Marijan Murat/dpa via AP)

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Angelique Kerber of Germany upset three-time defending champion Maria Sharapova 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 in the second round of the Porsche Grand Prix on Thursday.

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Nishikori beats Giraldo to reach Barcelona Open quarterfinal

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Nicolas Almagro, during the Barcelona open tennis in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rafael Nadal’s clay-court woes mounted on Thursday at the Barcelona Open with another loss.

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2nd-seeded Monfils to face Simone Bolelli in quarterfinals

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Second-seeded Gael Monfils advanced to the quarterfinals of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy by beating Mikhail Youzhny 6-1, 6-2 Thursday.

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