Tennis Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. On this day: August 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAEF

    ... there for almost 47 years. 2003: Nearly a year after playing his last match as a professional, former world No. 1 tennis star and 14-time Grand Slam champion Pete Sampras formally announces his retirement during a news conference at the U.S. Open in ...

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  2. Federer looked into ways to play either Olympics or US OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Republic

    ... a remarkably healthy career. Federer, who turned 35 this month, was in Manhattan on Wednesday to talk about playing tennis next year at the new Laver Cup team event. But for the first time since 1999, he's not preparing for the U.S. Open. He ...

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  3. HeadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    File photo dated 14-08-2016 of Great Britain's Andy Murray with his gold medal following victory in the men's singles final at the Olympic Tennis Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

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  4. Rafael Nadal may play Davis Cup tie against IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    ... to be second singles option. Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes are yet to confirm their availability while the All India Tennis Association (AITA) has also asked Divij Sharan, Purav Raja and Sumit Nagal if they would be available for the tie.

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  5. Gasquet wins all-French affair to advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    Top seeded Richard Gasquet defeated French compatriot Stephane Robert in straight sets 6-1, 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP Tour's Winston-Salem Open. Gasquet saved seven of eight break points and broke the unseeded Robert's serve five times in the hardcourt tournament in North Carolina.

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  6. Federer hoping to be 'super strong' on come backRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rediff.com

    The record 17-times grand slam singles winner announced last month that he would be missing the Rio Olympics, the US Open and the remainder of the 2016 schedule in order to properly recover after having knee surgery earlier this year. "I don't see it as the end of something.

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  7. Borg, McEnroe to renew rivalry in Laver CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rediff.com

    The tennis greats announced on Wednesday that they had committed to lead the teams for the first three years of the new competition, patterned after golf's Ryder Cup IMAGE: Bjorn Borg, Rafael Nadal, Rod Laver, Roger Federer and John McEnroe pose for a photo during a Laver Cup media announcement St Regis Hotel in New York City on Wednesday. Photograph: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images jorn Borg and John McEnroe, who met 22 times during their celebrated tennis rivalry, will break their 11-11 head-to-head tie when they captain the Europe and World teams in the inaugural Laver Cup next September.

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  8. US Open: Laura Robson and Tara Moore reach second round of qualifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    Robson reached the fourth round of the main draw in 2012, while Moore has never qualified for the US Open World number 247 Robson, 22, beat Korea's Su Jeong Jang 6-3 6-2 and will next face Bulgaria's world number 142 Isabella Shinikova. Moore, 24, the world number 171, beat Tereza Mrdeza 6-4 6-1 to set up a meeting with German Antonia Lottner, ranked 13 places higher.

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  9. CambridgeNews published Celebrate British sporting success when the Davis Cup Trophy tour...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cambridge Evening News

    ... 12, with members of the public invited to book a slot between either 12pm and 2pm and 4pm and 6pm. Schools and tennis clubs will also be attending throughout the day, and there will be coaching sessions, mini tennis and, weather permitting, ...

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  10. Rafael Nadal to make Brisbane International debut in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DNA India

    Reflecting on his debut at the tournament, the Spaniard said that he was really excited with the idea of playing the first week of the season in the eastern city of Brisbane for the first time,Sport24 reported. While admitting that he needed such kind of a start to his season, Nadal believes that the tournament would turn out to be beneficial ahead of the Australian Open.

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  11. Richard Gasquet cruises into Winston-Salem quartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UPI

    Top-seeded Richard Gasquet of France advanced to the quarterfinals of the Winston-Salem Open on Wednesday with a 6-1, 6-3 win over countryman Stephane Robert. "I've known Stephane for a long time now, so I know how dangerous he can be," Gasquet said.

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  12. Connecticut Open: Radwanska opens campaign with win over OstapenkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    New Haven : Agnieszka Radwanska got her Connecticut Open campaign under way with a straight sets win over Jelena Ostapenko. The top seed, who was handed a first-round bye, had little trouble beating her Latvian opponent as she began her preparations for the US Open with a 7-5, 6-1 success.

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  13. 'Best yet' Murray poised to pounce at US OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Andy Murray admits he's playing the best tennis of his life as he looks to capitalise on the growing frailties of his rivals and capture a second US Open title. Ahead of Monday's start to the season's final Grand Slam in New York, the 29-year-old Scot is the sport's man of the moment.

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  14. Greyhounds open 2016 season on road against Laredo UnitedBy Dave FavilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Valley Morning Star

    The San Benito Greyhounds begin the new season tonight a long way from home - 183.2 miles, to be exact, at the Student Activity Complex in Laredo.

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  15. Althea GibsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Free Dictionary

    Althea Gibson was an American tennis player and professional golfer , and the first African-American athlete of either gender to cross the color line of international tennis. In 1956 she became the first person of color to win a Grand Slam title .

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  16. Climate change: Trade liberalization could buffer economic losses in agricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Science, Industry and Business

    Global warming could create substantial economic damage in agriculture, a new study conducted by a team of scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research finds. Around the globe, climate change threatens agricultural productivity, forcing up food prices.

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  17. A timeline of Colombia's conflict with largest rebel groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Humberto de la Calle, right, head of Colombia's government peace negotiation team, shakes hands with Ivan Marquez, chief negotiator of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, left, while Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, center, applauds after signing an agreement in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, August 24, 2016. Colombia's government and the country's biggest rebel group reached a deal for ending a half-century of hostilities in what has been one of the world's longest-running armed conflicts.

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  18. "On The Call" with ESPN Tennis Analysts Cliff Drysdale,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tennis Panorama

    ESPN tennis analysts Cliff Drysdale, Chrissie Evert and Mary Joe Fernandez spoke with media Wednesday to discuss the upcoming US Open. Highlights of the call follow.

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  19. Factfiles on US Open men's title contendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    ... final, where he lost a four-hour marathon to Murray, illustrated the dangers posed by one of the biggest forehands in tennis.

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  20. Petra Kvitova tops Eugenie Bouchard in Connecticut OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Chronicle Herald

    Two-time defending champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic advanced to the Connecticut Open quarterfinals, beating Canada's Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday night. in the Rio Olympics, won 10 straight games after falling behind 3-1 in the first set.

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