Posts Tagged Western Europe

Navarro overcomes Rodina at Porsche Grand Prix

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Eighth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain needed three sets to overcome Russian qualifier Evgeniya Rodina 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-4 in the first round of the Porsche Grand Prix on Tuesday.

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Injury-hit Madrid hosts Atletico in Champions League

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo runs during a training session in Madrid, Spain Tuesday April 21, 2015. Real Madrid will play Atletico Madrid Wednesday in a Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match in Madrid.(AP Photo/Paul White)

MADRID (AP) — If beating Atletico Madrid wasn’t hard enough for Real Madrid, the defending champions must now find a way to better their crosstown rivals in the Champions League without four of their most important players.

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Luis Suarez and Barcelona lead AP Global Football 10

FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, right, reacts after scoring against Valencia during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

LONDON (AP) — Barcelona striker Luis Suarez was first in the Associated Press Global Football 10 player vote on Tuesday, and his team was also at the top of the list.

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Chris Froome returning to competition at Walloon Arrow

PARIS (AP) — Former Tour de France champion Chris Froome will resume his preparations for the prestigious race at the Walloon Arrow one-day classic.

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Queen’s to host Britain-France Davis Cup quarterfinal

Gael Monfils of France  plays a return to Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic, during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament,  in Monaco, Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

LONDON (AP) — Britain has chosen to play its Davis Cup quarterfinal series against France on grass at the Queen’s Club.

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