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  • Nadal returning to Queen's for Wimbledon warmup
    Nadal returning to Queen's for Wimbledon warmup Reuters - Tue, Mar 24, 2015 4:02 AM SGT

    Rafa Nadal will return to his old routine in a bid to recapture the Wimbledon crown later this year, confirming he has entered the traditional warm-up event at Queen's Club. The Spaniard has played at Queen's five times and on each occasion went on … More »

  • My Russian heritage is non-negotiable, says Sharapova
    My Russian heritage is non-negotiable, says Sharapova Reuters - Tue, Mar 24, 2015 12:31 AM SGT

    Maria Sharapova's life-changing move from Siberia to Florida as a seven-year-old propelled her on a path to fame and fortune but she says she would never turn her back on her mother country. It is sometimes easy to forget that five-times grand slam … More »

  • Ex-tennis champion Bob Hewitt convicted of rape in South Africa
    Ex-tennis champion Bob Hewitt convicted of rape in South Africa Reuters - Mon, Mar 23, 2015 7:09 PM SGT

    Former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt was found guilty by a South African court on Monday of two charges of rape and one charge of sexual assault of minors, the radio station Eyewitness News said. The Australian-born Hewitt, 75, had … More »

  • Halep battles back to claim Indian Wells crown
    Halep battles back to claim Indian Wells crown Reuters - Mon, Mar 23, 2015 11:50 AM SGT

    Simona Halep won the BNP Paribas title with a 2-6 7-5 6-4 victory over former world number one Jelena Jankovic in a pulsating final at Indian Wells on Sunday. Serbian Jankovic was serving for the title at 5-4 in the second set but world number … More »

  • Raonic stuns Nadal, will face Federer in semis
    Raonic stuns Nadal, will face Federer in semis Reuters - Sat, Mar 21, 2015 11:24 AM SGT

    Big-serving Milos Raonic fought back from a set down and saved three match points to upset Rafa Nadal 4-6 7-6(10) 7-5 in a pulsating quarter-final at the BNP Paribas Open on Friday. The 24-year-old Canadian's first win over Nadal in six meetings … More »

  • Federer eases into semis at Indian Wells
    Federer eases into semis at Indian Wells Reuters - Sat, Mar 21, 2015 5:10 AM SGT

    Roger Federer delivered a master class as he swept into the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open with a ruthless 6-4 6-0 demolition of Czech Tomas Berdych on Friday. Bidding for a record fifth title at the ATP Masters 1000 event, the Swiss world … More »

  • Lisicki edges Pennetta, faces Jankovic in semis
    Lisicki edges Pennetta, faces Jankovic in semis Reuters - Fri, Mar 20, 2015 12:23 PM SGT

    Sabine Lisicki staved off three match points before battling into the last four at the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday, the German edging out defending champion Flavia Pennetta 6-4 6-7(3) 7-6(4) in an enthralling contest. The 24th seed advances to … More »

  • Jankovic advances past injured Tsurenko
    Jankovic advances past injured Tsurenko Reuters - Fri, Mar 20, 2015 7:38 AM SGT

    Jelena Jankovic eased into the last four at the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday when Ukrainian qualifier Lesia Tsurenko retired from their quarter-final with an ankle injury while trailing 6-1 4-1. Former champion Jankovic broke an error-prone … More »

  • Murray reaches semis, will next play Djokovic
    Murray reaches semis, will next play Djokovic Reuters - Fri, Mar 20, 2015 6:56 AM SGT

    Fourth seed Andy Murray, with a consummate display of power and touch in tricky conditions, reached the BNP Paribas Open semi-finals with a landmark 6-3 6-4 win over Spaniard Felicano Lopez on Thursday. Murray will next face top-seeded Serb Novak … More »

  • Yahoo Exclusive: Talking Fitness with Lleyton Hewitt
    Yahoo Exclusive: Talking Fitness with Lleyton Hewitt Yahoo Special Projects - Thu, Mar 19, 2015 5:10 PM SGT

    Australian tennis champ Lleyton Hewitt was the world's youngest ever number one at age 20. He spoke to Yahoo Singapore on how he maintains his top shape even with 14 years on the pro circuit. … More »

  • Nadal, Federer, join Murray in Indian Wells quarters
    Nadal, Federer, join Murray in Indian Wells quarters Reuters - Thu, Mar 19, 2015 10:46 AM SGT

    Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal advanced to the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday, joining Britain's Andy Murray in the last eight, though Japan's Kei Nishikori crashed out. Federer dispatched American Jack Sock in a 6-3 6-2 victory … More »

  • Murray says good riddance to doper Odesnik
    Murray says good riddance to doper Odesnik Reuters - Thu, Mar 19, 2015 8:51 AM SGT

    Double grand slam winner Andy Murray said he had no sympathy for American Wayne Odesnik, who on Wednesday was slammed with a 15-year suspension for his second doping violation. Odesnik, 29, who was banned two years in 2010 for possession of human … More »

  • Murray into Indian Wells quarters, Nishikori out
    Murray into Indian Wells quarters, Nishikori out Reuters - Thu, Mar 19, 2015 6:53 AM SGT

    World number four Andy Murray reached the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open with a landmark win over Adrian Mannarino on Wednesday, while Spain's Feliciano Lopez upset fifth-ranked Kei Nishikori. Murray's 6-3 6-3 victory over Frenchman Adrian … More »

  • Odesnik banned 15 years for second doping violation
    Odesnik banned 15 years for second doping violation Reuters - Thu, Mar 19, 2015 2:44 AM SGT

    American player Wayne Odesnik has been banned for 15 years after a second doping violation, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Wednesday. The 29-year-old, who was sanctioned for two years in 2010 for possession of human growth … More »

  • U.S. game struggles to attract new players Reuters - Thu, Mar 19, 2015 1:25 AM SGT

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes RANCHO MIRAGE, California (Reuters) - An ageing core of recreational players and plunging sales of entry-level rackets are the biggest concerns facing tennis in the United States, according to experts. Though the U.S. tennis … More »

  • Odesnik banned for 15 years after second doping violation
    Odesnik banned for 15 years after second doping violation Reuters - Thu, Mar 19, 2015 1:07 AM SGT

    American player Wayne Odesnik has been banned for 15 years after a second doping violation, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Wednesday. The 29-year-old, who was sanctioned for two years in 2010 for possession of human growth … More »

  • Tearful Pennetta stuns Sharapova, Serena wins
    Tearful Pennetta stuns Sharapova, Serena wins Reuters - Wed, Mar 18, 2015 3:14 PM SGT

    Maria Sharapova fell victim to an emotional Flavia Pennetta, who burst into tears before regaining her composure to stun the second seed 3-6 6-3 6-2 at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday. Italy's Pennetta, the defending champion at Indian Wells, left … More »

  • Federer, Nadal advance at Indian Wells
    Federer, Nadal advance at Indian Wells Reuters - Wed, Mar 18, 2015 3:13 PM SGT

    Roger Federer earned a modicum of revenge against Andreas Seppi in a 6-3 6-4 triumph that advanced the four-time champion to the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday. Federer lost to the Italian at the Australian Open in January but … More »

  • Misfiring Nadal reaches last 16 at Indian Wells
    Misfiring Nadal reaches last 16 at Indian Wells Reuters - Wed, Mar 18, 2015 8:43 AM SGT

    INDIAN WELLS, California (Reuters) - A misfiring Rafa Nadal had trouble hitting the mark but the third seeded Spaniard still had enough to beat American Donald Young 6-4 6-2 on Tuesday and advance to the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open. Nadal, … More »

  • Djokovic, Murray tested in Indian Wells wins
    Djokovic, Murray tested in Indian Wells wins Reuters - Tue, Mar 17, 2015 2:56 PM SGT

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes INDIAN WELLS, California (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic and fourth-seeded Andy Murray each had to contend with different degrees of adversity before they advanced to the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open on … More »

Rankings

    Points
1 Novak Djokovic 13205
2 Roger Federer 9205
3 Rafael Nadal 5810
4 Andy Murray 5695
5 Kei Nishikori 5460
6 Milos Raonic 5160
7 David Ferrer 4580
8 Stanislas Wawrinka 4515
9 Tomáš Berdych 4510
10 Marin Cilic 3370