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US Open Scene: Fireworks rock opening ceremony

US Open Scene: Fireworks rock opening ceremonyFireworks, strobe lights, thumping music and gyrating dancers on the court of Arthur Ashe Stadium. It can only mean one thing: the official start of the U.S. Open.
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  • 7 months ago
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MD native Francis Tiafoe loses in ATP main draw debut

MD native Francis Tiafoe loses in ATP main draw debut16-year old Francis Tiafoe lost in straight sets Monday night.
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  • 8 months ago
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Williams sets Australian mark with 3rd-round win

Williams sets Australian mark with 3rd-round winSerena Williams registering yet another record with match win No. 61 at the Australian Open
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Djokovic, Ferrer among Day 1 winners at Aussie Open

Djokovic, Ferrer among Day 1 winners at Aussie OpenThree-time reigning and four-time overall champion Novak Djokovic and third-seeded David Ferrer were among the men posting first-round victories on Day 1 at the Australian Open.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Serena, Li cruise; Venus, Kvitova, Errani out at Aussie Open

Serena, Li cruise; Venus, Kvitova, Errani out at Aussie OpenSerena Williams and Li Na were easy winners Monday at the 2014 Australian Open, but there were plenty of top women shown an early exit from the year's first Grand Slam.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Li, Kerber advance; Venus, Errani ousted at Aussie Open

Li, Kerber advance; Venus, Errani ousted at Aussie OpenLast year's runner-up Li Na and ninth-seeded German Angelique Kerber earned first-round wins Monday, while 2003 runner-up Venus Williams and seventh-seeded Italian Sara Errani suffered early exits at the Australian Open.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Ferrer, Berdych, Wawrinka win at Aussie Open

Ferrer, Berdych, Wawrinka win at Aussie OpenSpaniard David Ferrer, Czech Tomas Berdych and Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka highlighted the early wave of winners on the first day of the Australian Open.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Li, Kerber advance; Venus ousted at Aussie Open

Li, Kerber advance; Venus ousted at Aussie OpenLast year's runner-up Li Na and ninth-seeded German Angelique Kerber earned first-round wins Monday, while 2003 runner-up Venus Williams suffered an early exit at the Australian Open.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Del Potro dethrones Tomic to become Sydney champ

Del Potro dethrones Tomic to become Sydney champTop-seeded Juan Martin del Potro swiftly beat defending champion Bernard Tomic 6-3, 6-1 in Saturday's final at the Sydney International tennis.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Muguruza captures Hobart title

Muguruza captures Hobart titleSpanish qualifier Garbine Muguruza captured her first WTA title with a 6-4, 6-0 win over seventh-seeded Czech Klara Zakopalova in the final of the Hobart International.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Isner captures second Auckland title

Isner captures second Auckland titleAmerican John Isner won his second Heineken Open tennis tournament in Auckland with a 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (9-7) victory over Taiwan's Yen-Hsun Lu.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Stosur upended in Hobart semis

Stosur upended in Hobart semisTop-seeded long-time Aussie crowd favorite Sam Stosur suffered a surprising straight-set loss to Klara Zakopalova Friday in the semifinals at the Hobart International tennis event, a final hardcourt Australian Open tune-up.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Isner reaches final; Ferrer knocked out in Auckland semis

Isner reaches final; Ferrer knocked out in Auckland semisAmerican John Isner moved into the final, while four-time champion David Ferrer was upset in the semifinals Friday at the Heineken Open, a final hardcourt Australian Open tune-up.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Del Potro, Tomic will meet in Sydney final

Del Potro, Tomic will meet in Sydney finalTop seed Juan Martin del Potro cruised into the final of the Sydney International tennis event with a straight-set win over Dmitry Tursunov on Friday.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Pironkova tops Kerber in Sydney for first title

Pironkova tops Kerber in Sydney for first titleTsvetana Pironkova capped off a memorable week at the Apia International Sydney with a 6-4, 6-4 win over German Angelique Kerber in Friday's final.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Ferrer knocked out in Auckland semis

Ferrer knocked out in Auckland semisFour-time champion David Ferrer was defeated in the semifinals on Friday at the Heineken Open, a final hardcourt Australian Open tune-up.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Del Potro, Tomic to square off in Sydney finals

Del Potro, Tomic to square off in Sydney finalsTop seed Juan Martin del Potro cruised into the finals of the Sydney International tennis event with a straight-set win over Dmitry Tursunov.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Ferrer, Isner land in Auckland semis

Ferrer, Isner land in Auckland semisFour-time champion David Ferrer and former titlist John Isner were among Thursday's quarterfinal winners at the Heineken Open, a final hardcourt Australian Open tune-up.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Del Potro reaches Sydney semis

Del Potro reaches Sydney semisTop seed Juan Martin del Potro was a hard-fought quarterfinal winner Thursday at the Sydney International tennis event.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Pironkova upsets Kvitova in Sydney

Pironkova upsets Kvitova in SydneyTsvetana Pironkova upset second- seeded Petra Kvitova in the semifinals of the Apia International Sydney on Thursday.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Almagro pulls out of Australian Open

Almagro pulls out of Australian OpenSpaniard Nicolas Almagro has pulled out of the Australian Open, the first grand slam of the season, due to a shoulder injury.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Stosur holds on; Vesnina falls in Hobart

Stosur holds on; Vesnina falls in HobartTop-seeded long-time Aussie crowd favorite Sam Stosur barely reached the quarterfinals, while defending champion Elena Vesnina suffered a second-round upset Wednesday at the Hobart International tennis event, a final hardcourt Australian Open tune-up.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Kvitova, Kerber advance in Sydney; Errani out

Kvitova, Kerber advance in Sydney; Errani outPetra Kvitova and Angelique Kerber were among the quarterfinal winners Wednesday at the Sydney International, but Sara Errani was bounced by Tsvetana Pironkova.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Delpo rallies in Sydney opener

Delpo rallies in Sydney openerJuan Martin del Potro rallied past Nicolas Mahut to avoid becoming one of the many upset victims in second-round play at the Sydney International.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Ferrer advances, Haas falls in Auckland

Ferrer advances, Haas falls in AucklandTop-seeded David Ferrer was a winner in the second-round on Wednesday, while second-seeded Tommy Haas was knocked out at the Heineken Open, a final hardcourt Australian Open tune-up.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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At the Net: 'Big Three' should produce another Aussie champ

At the Net: 'Big Three' should produce another Aussie champIt's Grand Slam time again, and that can mean only one thing ... Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka or possibly Maria Sharapova is about to win big.
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Vesnina wins Hobart opener

Vesnina wins Hobart openerReigning champion Elena Vesnina posted an opening-round victory Tuesday at the Hobart International tennis event, a final hardcourt Australian Open tune-up.
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Radwanska, Wozniacki bow out in Sydney; Kvitova moves on

Radwanska, Wozniacki bow out in Sydney; Kvitova moves onTop-seeded and defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska and former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki were ousted in the second round at the Sydney International tennis event on Tuesday, while former Wimbledon titlist Petra Kvitova moved on.
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Kohlschreiber, Paire advance in Auckland

Kohlschreiber, Paire advance in AucklandFifth seed Philipp Kohlschreiber and sixth-seeded Benoit Paire were among Tuesday's first-round winners at the Heineken Open, a final hardcourt Australian Open tune-up.
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Cilic, Tomic advance in Sydney

Cilic, Tomic advance in SydneyDefending champion Bernard Tomic was among Tuesday's first-round winners at the Sydney International, a final hardcourt Australian Open tune-up.
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Pospisil advances in India

Pospisil advances in IndiaRising Canadian Vasek Pospisil was an opening-round winner Monday at the Chennai Open, a season-opening hardcourt Australian Open tune-up.
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Sharapova returns with a win in Australia

Sharapova returns with a win in AustraliaPlaying her first WTA match in over four months, Maria Sharapova returned a winner Monday at the 2014 season- opening Brisbane International tennis event, a hardcourt Australian Open tune- up.
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Hampton, Venus win season-openers in Auckland

Hampton, Venus win season-openers in AucklandRising American Jamie Hampton and her fellow countrywoman Venus Williams were among Monday's first-round winners at the season-opening ASB Classic tennis event.
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Errani wins season-opener in China

Errani wins season-opener in ChinaFour seeded women, including former French Open runner-up Sara Errani, posted opening-round wins Monday at the season-opening Shenzhen Open tennis event.
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Dimitrov advances in Brisbane

Dimitrov advances in BrisbaneFifth seed and last year's runner-up Grigor Dimitrov was among Monday's opening-round winners at the 2014 season- opening Brisbane International tennis event.
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Peng beats Liu at Shenzhen Open

Peng beats Liu at Shenzhen OpenFifth-seeded Peng Shuai beat wild card Liu Fangzhou in straight sets Sunday in the first round of the Shenzhen Open.
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