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Safarova opens Fed Cup for Czechs against Errani

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic will face Sara Errani of defending champion Italy in the opening singles of their Fed Cup semifinal on Saturday.

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Nadal eases into Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals

Novak Djokovic of Serbia, returns the ball to Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain during their third round match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Djokovic won 6-0 6-1. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

MONACO (AP) — Defending champion Novak Djokovic raced into the Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals in dispatching Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 6-0, 6-1 in 47 minutes on Thursday.

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Federer eases into Monte Carlo Masters 3rd round

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia during their match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Nadal won 6-4 6-1. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

MONACO (AP) — Roger Federer was happier than eight-time champion Rafael Nadal after their straight-sets wins to reach the Monte Carlo Masters third round on Wednesday.

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Federer would skip tennis to be with wife, newborn

Roger Federer of Switzerland, returns the ball to Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic during their match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

MONACO (AP) — Roger Federer is prepared to skip tournaments — including possibly the French Open — to be with his wife when she gives birth again.

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Davydenko beats Mayer to win BMW Open

Nikolay Davydenko of Russia returns the ball to Florian Mayer of Germany during their final match at the ATP tennis tournament BMW Open in Munich, southern Germany, on Sunday, May 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

MUNICH (AP) — Nikolay Davydenko won his second BMW Open title on Sunday by beating Florian Mayer of Germany 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.

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