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  1. Cramping, overcome by the steamy conditions, Vasek Pospisil still wins in his return to action in Atlanta
    Stephanie Myles

    Cramping, overcome by the steamy conditions, Vasek Pospisil still wins in his return to action in Atlanta

  2. No Roger (Federer) this year at the Rogers Cup
    Stephanie Myles

    No Roger (Federer) this year at the Rogers Cup

  3. New coach for 18-year-old tennis prospect Françoise Abanda is a big name in the sport
    Stephanie Myles

    New coach for 18-year-old tennis prospect Françoise Abanda is a big name in the sport

  4. Canadian doubles legend Daniel Nestor appears to have made another partnership change
    Stephanie Myles

    Canadian doubles legend Daniel Nestor appears to have made another partnership change

  5. Serena Williams looking forward to Toronto's Rogers Cup
    Stephanie Myles

    Serena Williams looking forward to Toronto's Rogers Cup

  6. Next up for 14-year-old prospect Félix Auger-Aliassime - the Granby Challenger quarter-finals
    Stephanie Myles

    Next up for 14-year-old prospect Félix Auger-Aliassime - the Granby Challenger quarter-finals

  7. Retired tennis legend Justine Henin to be inducted into the Rogers Cup Hall of Fame in Toronto Aug. 16
    Stephanie Myles

    Retired tennis legend Justine Henin to be inducted into the Rogers Cup Hall of Fame in Toronto Aug. 16

  8. Vasek Pospisil still not 100 per cent, but in Atlanta to begin his summer hard-court campaign
    Stephanie Myles

    Vasek Pospisil still not 100 per cent, but in Atlanta to begin his summer hard-court campaign

  9. The dream week ends for Quebec teenagers Auger-Aliassime and Robillette-Millard in Granby
    Stephanie Myles

    The dream week ends for Quebec teenagers Auger-Aliassime and Robillette-Millard in Granby

  10. Redfoo -- Training to Be Tennis Pro ... Everyday, I'm Hustlin'
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  • All 8 seeds advance to Swiss Open quarterfinals

    GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) -- All eight seeds have reached the Swiss Open quarterfinals, making the clay-court tournament the first on the ATP circuit to achieve that feat in six years. … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • Nadal advances to Hamburg Open quarters

    Nadal advances to Hamburg Open quarters

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) -- Top-seeded Rafael Nadal toiled to beat Jiri Vesely 6-4, 7-6 (2) to reach the Hamburg Open quarterfinals on Thursday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 55 minutes ago
  • Serena Williams looking forward to Toronto's Rogers Cup

    Serena Williams looking forward to Toronto's Rogers Cup

    The two-time defending Toronto champion (she won in 2011 and 2013) said in a conference call Thursday that she's looking forward to coming back to the city where she's had so much success. … More »

    Eh Game - 1 hour 19 minutes ago
  • 2nd seed Knapp rolls into Baku quarters

    2nd seed Knapp rolls into Baku quarters

    BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) -- Second-seeded Karin Knapp of Italy swept into the Baku Cup quarterfinals with a 46-minute rout of Anett Kontaveit of Estonia on Thursday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
  • Wednesday's Sports In Brief

    One day after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell rejected Brady's appeal, the star quarterback posted a 507-word statement on Facebook with his firmest denial yet, writing: ''I did nothing wrong.'' Kraft followed with an unscheduled address to the media … More »

    AP - Sports - 14 hours ago
  • Pospisil overcomes heat, cramps in win

    Pospisil overcomes heat, cramps in win

    Vasek Pospisil overcame sweltering heat and cramps to outlast Yen-Hsun Lu in the Atlanta Open on Wednesday. Pospisil, the No. 2 seed from Canada, beat Taiwan's Lu 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-4. The temperature was 95 degrees, with a heat index of 101. … More »

    AP - Sports - 17 hours ago
  • Cramping, overcome by the steamy conditions, Vasek Pospisil still wins in his return to action in Atlanta

    Cramping, overcome by the steamy conditions, Vasek Pospisil still wins in his return to action in Atlanta

    The 25-year-old Canadian, who has always struggled in the heat, prevailed 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-4 over Yen-Hsun Lu of Taipei to move into the third round of the BB&T Atlanta Open. … More »

    Eh Game - 20 hours ago
  • No Roger (Federer) this year at the Rogers Cup

    No Roger (Federer) this year at the Rogers Cup

    The world No. 2 has decided to take a pass on the Montreal Masters 1000 event this year. … More »

    Eh Game - 21 hours ago
  • Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup in Montreal

    Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup in Montreal

    (Reuters) - World number two Roger Federer has withdrawn from next month's Rogers Cup in Montreal, though he gave no reason for his decision in a statement released by organizers on Wednesday. Federer, a 17-times grand slam singles champion, has … More »

    Reuters - 21 hours ago
  • 2-time champ Federer out of Rogers Cup

    2-time champ Federer out of Rogers Cup

    Roger Federer pulled out of next month's Rogers Cup hard-court tournament on Wednesday. A spokeswoman for Tennis Canada, Valerie Tetreault, wrote in an email to The Associated Press that Federer ''wants to make sure he will be (in) top shape for'' … More »

    AP - Sports - 22 hours ago
  • Second-ranked Roger Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup in Montreal

    Second-ranked Roger Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup in Montreal

    Roger Federer is pacing himself at 33 and won't play in next month's Rogers Cup. A tournament spokeswoman said Federer "wants to pace himself and not overload his calendar" and hopes to be in top shape for the U.S. Open. "I am disappointed that I … More »

    The Canadian Press - 22 hours ago
  • Andujar reaches Swiss Open quarters

    Andujar reaches Swiss Open quarters

    GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) -- Defending champion Pablo Andujar of Spain advanced to the Swiss Open quarterfinals by beating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 7-5, 6-2 on Wednesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 29 Jul, 2015 3:32 PM EDT
  • Bedene upsets Bautista Agut in Hamburg

    Bedene upsets Bautista Agut in Hamburg

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) -- Benoit Paire rallied to upset second-seeded Tommy Robredo 2-6, 6-3, 7-5 and advance to the quarterfinals of the Hamburg Open on Wednesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 29 Jul, 2015 1:48 PM EDT
  • Retiring Fish loses opener in Atlanta

    The first stop of Mardy Fish's farewell tour ended quickly with a 6-4, 6-4 first-round loss to Dudi Sela in the Atlanta Open on Tuesday night. Fish said it was a success just to play only his second competitive match of the year. Fish, who won the … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 10:01 PM EDT
  • Nadal sluggish but advances in Hamburg

    Nadal sluggish but advances in Hamburg

    Top-seeded Rafael Nadal overcame a sluggish start to beat Fernando Verdasco 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the first round of the Hamburg Open on Tuesday. Nadal was playing his first match since losing to Dustin Brown in the second round of Wimbledon. In the … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 2:20 PM EDT
  • Bellucci easily moves on at Swiss Open

    Bellucci easily moves on at Swiss Open

    GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) -- Two-time Swiss Open champion Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil eased to a 6-2, 6-3 first-round victory over Kimmer Coppejans on Tuesday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 12:19 PM EDT
  • Roddick set to play doubles in Atlanta

    Roddick set to play doubles in Atlanta

    Even retirement couldn't stop Andy Roddick from one last chance to play doubles with his friend Mardy Fish in this week's Atlanta Open. Roddick is returning to help escort Fish into his retirement. Roddick, 32, says Atlanta served as the … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 27 Jul, 2015 10:33 PM EDT
  • Zeballos into 2nd round of Swiss Open

    GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) -- Horacio Zeballos of Argentina beat Russian teenager Andrey Rublev 6-4, 7-6(1) in the Swiss Open on Monday to earn a second-round match against top-seeded David Goffin of Belgium. … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 27 Jul, 2015 4:46 PM EDT
  • Mayer, Janowicz win openers in Hamburg

    Mayer, Janowicz win openers in Hamburg

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) -- Florian Mayer rallied to beat qualifier Albert Montanes 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 in the opening round of the Hamburg Open on Monday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 27 Jul, 2015 12:09 PM EDT
  • World No. 3 Simona Halep to compete for Rogers Cup title in Toronto

    World No. 3 Simona Halep to compete for Rogers Cup title in Toronto

    World No. 3 Simona Halep has been added to this year's Rogers Cup player field. Halep's inclusion means that all top 25 players from the WTA will be competing for the Rogers Cup title next month. The Romanian holds 11 WTA titles and won her … More »

    The Canadian Press - Mon, 27 Jul, 2015 11:53 AM EDT
  • Australia exile Tomic goes back-to-back in Bogota

    Australia exile Tomic goes back-to-back in Bogota

    Australian bad boy Bernard Tomic has shrugged off his Miami arrest and banishment from the Davis Cup team to successfully defend his ATP title in Bogota. Tomic was accused of hitting "rock bottom" by Tennis Australia's high performance chief Pat … More »

    Reuters - Mon, 27 Jul, 2015 3:24 AM EDT
  • Tsurenko wins Istanbul for first title

    ISTANBUL (AP) -- Lesia Tsurenko won her first WTA Tour title on Sunday after beating Urszula Radwanska in the final of the Istanbul Cup. … More »

    AP - Sports - Sun, 26 Jul, 2015 7:01 PM EDT
  • Vasek Pospisil still not 100 per cent, but in Atlanta to begin his summer hard-court campaign

    Vasek Pospisil still not 100 per cent, but in Atlanta to begin his summer hard-court campaign

    The Canadian No. 2, currently ranked No. 30 on the ATP Tour but preparing to defend some ranking points in the next few weeks, is healing after a bone bruise in his right wrist suffered at Wimbledon. … More »

    Eh Game - Sun, 26 Jul, 2015 6:45 PM EDT
  • Tomic wins second straight Claro Open

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Bernard Tomic of Australia defeated Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 to win the Claro Open for the second consecutive year on Sunday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Sun, 26 Jul, 2015 6:42 PM EDT
  • Thiem tops Sousa in Croatia Open final

    Dominik Thiem of Austria beat Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-4, 6-1 to win the Croatia Open on Sunday. Thiem became the first Austrian to win the title since Thomas Muster in 1995. After defeating top-seeded Gael Monfils of France in the semifinals he … More »

    AP - Sports - Sun, 26 Jul, 2015 4:38 PM EDT
  • Paire bests Robredo, wins Swedish Open

    Paire bests Robredo, wins Swedish Open

    Benoit Paire of France won his first ATP title on Sunday after beating Spain's Tommy Robredo 7-6 (9-7), 6-3, in the men's final at the Swedish Open. The Frenchman broke Robredo's serve to lead 4-2 in the second, and after winning the next two games … More »

    AP - Sports - Sun, 26 Jul, 2015 4:02 PM EDT
  • Stosur beats Knapp in Bad Gastein final

    Stosur beats Knapp in Bad Gastein final

    Samantha Stosur rallied to defeat third-seeded Karin Knapp of Italy 3-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2 in the final of the Gastein Ladies on Sunday. Stosur also won in Strasbourg in May. The former fourth-ranked Australian dropped one set in her opening match … More »

    AP - Sports - Sun, 26 Jul, 2015 12:29 PM EDT
  • Words gain ground at Britain's summer music festivals

    By Jan Harvey MALMESBURY, England (Reuters) - Poetry is the latest crowd draw at Britain's music festivals, once havens of rebellious rock but now as settled in the nation's summer calendar as Wimbledon and Royal Ascot horse racing. The Hip Yak … More »

    Reuters - Sun, 26 Jul, 2015 6:24 AM EDT
  • Tomic to play Mannarino in Claro final

    Tomic to play Mannarino in Claro final

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Bernard Tomic of Australia defeated Michael Berrer of Germany 6-4, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (3) to reach the Claro Open final for the second year in a row on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 25 Jul, 2015 7:04 PM EDT
  • Paire-Robredo for Swedish Open title

    Paire-Robredo for Swedish Open title

    BOSTAD, Sweden (AP) -- Benoit Paire of France knocked out defending champion Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-4, 6-3 in the Swedish Open semifinals on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 25 Jul, 2015 5:11 PM EDT
  • Thiem, Sousa reach Croatia Open final

    Dominik Thiem of Austria and Joao Sousa of Portugal came from a set down to reach the Croatia Open final on Saturday. Fourth-seeded Thiem upset top-seeded Gael Monfils of France 1-6, 6-3, 6-1, and Sousa knocked out second-seeded Roberto Bautista … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 25 Jul, 2015 5:09 PM EDT
  • Urszula Radwanska, Tsurenko in final

    ISTANBUL (AP) -- - Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine and Urszula Radwanska of Poland will play for their first WTA singles title in the Istanbul Cup final. … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 25 Jul, 2015 3:03 PM EDT
  • Stosur moves into Gastein Ladies final

    Stosur moves into Gastein Ladies final

    BAD GASTEIN, Austria (AP) -- Second-seeded Samantha Stosur beat Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia 6-1, 7-5 at the Gastein Ladies on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 25 Jul, 2015 1:26 PM EDT
  • Monfils through to Croatia Open semis

    Monfils through to Croatia Open semis

    Top-seeded Gael Monfils of France rallied to beat sixth-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 and reach the semifinals of the Croatia Open on Friday. Monfils will face Austrian Dominic Thiem who beat fellow Austrian Andreas … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 25 Jul, 2015 11:34 AM EDT
  • Hamilton assures Wimbledon he will dress up next year

    Hamilton assures Wimbledon he will dress up next year

    By Alan Baldwin BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has recognised a fashion faux pas and assured Wimbledon he will respect the dress code next year. The Mercedes driver was refused entry to the Royal Box for the men's … More »

    Reuters - Sat, 25 Jul, 2015 8:02 AM EDT
  • Motor racing-Hamilton assures Wimbledon he will dress up next year

    By Alan Baldwin BUDAPEST, July 25 (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has recognised a fashion faux pas and assured Wimbledon he will respect the dress code next year. The Mercedes driver was refused entry to the Royal Box for … More »

    Reuters - Sat, 25 Jul, 2015 4:05 AM EDT
  • The dream week ends for Quebec teenagers Auger-Aliassime and Robillette-Millard in Granby

    The dream week ends for Quebec teenagers Auger-Aliassime and Robillette-Millard in Granby

    An exhausted Félix Auger-Aliassime gave everything he had against 19-year-old Yoshihito Nishioka in the Granby quarter-finals, but it wasn't enough; he fell in three sets. … More »

    Eh Game - Sat, 25 Jul, 2015 12:24 AM EDT
  • Canadian doubles legend Daniel Nestor appears to have made another partnership change

    Canadian doubles legend Daniel Nestor appears to have made another partnership change

    After playing since Miami with fellow doubles legend Leander Paes, also 42, Nestor is entered with different partners for the summer hard-court circuit. First up is Andy Murray. … More »

    Eh Game - Fri, 24 Jul, 2015 11:52 PM EDT
  • Urszula Radwanska upsets Pironkova

    Urszula Radwanska of Poland beat the last surviving seed in the Istanbul Cup quarterfinals when she outlasted No. 8 Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (5) on Friday. Radwanska next faces Roberta Vinci of Italy, who stumbled after … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 24 Jul, 2015 3:25 PM EDT
  • Cuevas, Paire, Robredo advance in Sweden

    BASTAD, Sweden (AP) -- Defending champion Pablo Cuevas beat Steve Darcis of Belgium 6-3, 6-4 in the Swedish Open quarterfinals on Friday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 24 Jul, 2015 2:19 PM EDT
  • Errani, Stosur reach Gastein semis

    Errani, Stosur reach Gastein semis

    BAD GASTEIN, Austria (AP) -- Karin Knapp of Italy won two matches Friday to set up a semifinal against top-seeded Sara Errani at the Gastein Ladies. … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 24 Jul, 2015 1:32 PM EDT
  • Next up for 14-year-old prospect Félix Auger-Aliassime - the Granby Challenger quarter-finals

    Next up for 14-year-old prospect Félix Auger-Aliassime - the Granby Challenger quarter-finals

    Félix Auger-Aliassime says he's not in Granby to break records, but to get experience. Next up is Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan, just 19 and the highest seed remaining in the tournament at No. 4. … More »

    Eh Game - Fri, 24 Jul, 2015 11:53 AM EDT
  • Federer, Wawrinka return for Davis Cup

    Federer, Wawrinka return for Davis Cup

    BERN, Switzerland (AP) -- Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka will play for Switzerland in the Davis Cup playoffs against the Netherlands. … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 24 Jul, 2015 11:19 AM EDT
  • Sharapova and Dimitrov reach break point

    Sharapova and Dimitrov reach break point

    Russian five-times grand slam champion Maria Sharapova has split with Bulgarian boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov after a nearly three-year relationship. "Our paths split," 24-year-old Dimitrov, currently number 16 in the ATP rankings, told Bulgarian media … More »

    Reuters - Fri, 24 Jul, 2015 6:31 AM EDT
  • Gabby Douglas right on schedule for golden return

    Gabby Douglas right on schedule for golden return

    Gabby Douglas is exasperated. Again and again and again the defending women's Olympic all-around champion emphatically slaps her right hand on one of the picnic tables that sit just past the front desk at Buckeye Gymnastics, the latest home in her … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 24 Jul, 2015 2:53 AM EDT
  • Top seed Karlovic into Bogota quarters

    Top seed Karlovic into Bogota quarters

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Top-seeded Ivo Karlovic of Croatia came back to defeat home-crowd favorite Daniel Elahi Galan 6-7 (12), 6-1, 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals of the Claro Open on Thursday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 6:46 PM EDT
  • Pironkova only seed in Istanbul quarters

    ISTANBUL (AP) -- Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria was the only seed - the No. 8 and last - to reach the Istanbul Cup quarterfinals on Thursday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 6:34 PM EDT
  • Monfils reaches quarters in Croatia

    Top-seeded Gael Monfils won the last eight games in beating Austrian qualifier Bastian Trinker 6-3, 6-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the Croatia Open on Thursday. ''It will be tough,'' said Monfils, who has beaten Kohlschreiber twice this year. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 5:41 PM EDT
  • Paire ousts top seed Goffin in Bastad

    BASTAD, Sweden (AP) -- Benoit Paire of France ousted top-seeded David Goffin of Belgium 6-2, 6-3 at the Swedish Open on Thursday to reach his first quarterfinals in 15 months. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 3:57 PM EDT
  • Goerges stumbles in Gastein, Errani wins

    Goerges stumbles in Gastein, Errani wins

    BAD GASTEIN, Austria (AP) -- Russian qualifier Daria Kasatkina rallied to beat former champion Julia Goerges 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 and reach her first career quarterfinal at the Gastein Ladies on Thursday. … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 23 Jul, 2015 1:40 PM EDT