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Tennis: Tsonga beats Berdych to set up Goffin final in Rotterdam

(Reuters) - Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga chalked up his 400th career victory in beating Czech T…

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  • Tsonga beats Berdych to set up Goffin final in Rotterdam Reuters - 20 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga chalked up his 400th career victory in beating Czech Tomas Berdych to reach the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament final in Rotterdam on Saturday. Tsonga, 31, went through 6-3 6-4 to move one … More »

  • Tennis: In-form Pliskova wins second title of the year in Qatar
    Tennis: In-form Pliskova wins second title of the year in Qatar Reuters - 22 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Karolina Pliskova stormed to her second WTA title of the year, beating Caroline Wozniacki 6-3 6-4 in the Qatar Open in Doha on Saturday. The 24-year-old Czech, seeded number two, took just under an hour and 20 minutes to end the former … More »

  • Tsonga beats Berdych to reach Rotterdam final Reuters - 23 hours ago

    REUTERS - Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga chalked up his 400th career victory in beating Czech Tomas Berdych to reach the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament final in Rotterdam on Saturday. Tsonga, 31, went through 6-3 6-4 to move one victory … More »

  • Masur succeeds Rafter as Australia high performance chief
    Masur succeeds Rafter as Australia high performance chief Reuters - Fri, Feb 17, 2017 2:31 PM SGT

    Former Davis Cup coach and captain Wally Masur has replaced Pat Rafter as Tennis Australia's high performance chief after the two-time grand slam champion stepped down from the role. The 53-year-old Masur has worked closely with Rafter as a deputy … More »

  • Tennis - Masur succeeds Rafter as Australia high performance chief
    Tennis - Masur succeeds Rafter as Australia high performance chief Reuters - Fri, Feb 17, 2017 2:28 PM SGT

    Former Davis Cup coach and captain Wally Masur has replaced Pat Rafter as Tennis Australia's high performance chief after the two-time grand slam champion stepped down from the role. The 53-year-old Masur has worked closely with Rafter as a deputy … More »

  • Tennis star pays off Twitter Super Bowl bet by taking fan on NBA date
    Tennis star pays off Twitter Super Bowl bet by taking fan on NBA date Busted Racquet - Fri, Feb 17, 2017 3:11 AM SGT

    Give Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard credit: when she loses a bet, she pays up. Bouchard, like most of the planet watching Super Bowl LI, assumed that the New England Patriots would lose when they were down 21-0 points to the Atlanta Falcons. … More »

  • Tennis - Commentator fired for Venus 'guerilla' remark suing ESPN
    Tennis - Commentator fired for Venus 'guerilla' remark suing ESPN Reuters - Wed, Feb 15, 2017 10:19 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Tennis commentator Doug Adler has sued broadcaster ESPN, weeks after being taken off the air following a remark about Venus Williams at the Australian Open that some interpreted to be racist. Adler, who has since apologised for how he … More »

  • Commentator fired for Venus 'guerilla' remark suing ESPN Reuters - Wed, Feb 15, 2017 9:13 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Tennis commentator Doug Adler has sued broadcaster ESPN, weeks after being taken off the air following a remark about Venus Williams at the Australian Open that some interpreted to be racist. Adler, who has since apologised for how he … More »

  • Commentator fired for Venus 'guerilla' remark suing ESPN
    Commentator fired for Venus 'guerilla' remark suing ESPN Reuters - Wed, Feb 15, 2017 9:09 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Tennis commentator Doug Adler has sued broadcaster ESPN, weeks after being taken off the air following a remark about Venus Williams at the Australian Open that some interpreted to be racist. Adler, who has since apologized for how he … More »

  • Sharapova deserves second chance, says Becker
    Sharapova deserves second chance, says Becker Reuters - Wed, Feb 15, 2017 3:10 AM SGT

    By Claire Bloomfield MONACO (Reuters) - Boris Becker believes Maria Sharapova has paid her dues and deserves a second chance when she returns to tennis in April at the end of her 15-month doping ban. Sharapova, a five-times grand slam champion, … More »

  • Sharapova deserves second chance, says Becker
    Sharapova deserves second chance, says Becker Reuters - Wed, Feb 15, 2017 2:48 AM SGT

    By Claire Bloomfield MONACO (Reuters) - Boris Becker believes Maria Sharapova has paid her dues and deserves a second chance when she returns to tennis in April at the end of her 15-month doping ban. Sharapova, a five-times grand slam champion, … More »

  • Sharapova deserves second chance, says Becker
    Sharapova deserves second chance, says Becker Reuters - Wed, Feb 15, 2017 2:48 AM SGT

    By Claire Bloomfield MONACO (Reuters) - Boris Becker believes Maria Sharapova has paid her dues and deserves a second chance when she returns to tennis in April at the end of her 15-month doping ban. Sharapova, a five-times grand slam champion, … More »

  • Toni Nadal to quit as Rafa’s coach after this season
    Toni Nadal to quit as Rafa’s coach after this season Reuters - Tue, Feb 14, 2017 12:06 AM SGT

    Rafael Nadal's uncle, Toni Nadal, will step down as his coach after this year's ATP Tour, as he feels he has been sidelined by other figures in the player's entourage, he told an Italian tennis magazine. The 55-year-old has been with the 14-times … More »

  • Toni Nadal to quit as Rafa’s coach after this season
    Toni Nadal to quit as Rafa’s coach after this season Reuters - Mon, Feb 13, 2017 8:20 PM SGT

    Rafael Nadal's uncle, Toni Nadal, will step down as his coach after this year's ATP Tour, as he feels he has been sidelined by other figures in the player's entourage, he told an Italian tennis magazine. The 55-year-old has been with the 14-times … More »

  • Toni Nadal to quit as Rafa’s coach after this season
    Toni Nadal to quit as Rafa’s coach after this season Reuters - Mon, Feb 13, 2017 8:07 PM SGT

    Rafael Nadal's uncle, Toni Nadal, will step down as his coach after this year's ATP Tour, as he feels he has been sidelined by other figures in the player's entourage, he told an Italian tennis magazine. The 55-year-old has been with the 14-times … More »

  • Injured Davis Cup umpire undergoes surgery on fractured eye socket Reuters - Mon, Feb 13, 2017 11:33 AM SGT

    French umpire Arnaud Gabas has had surgery to repair a fractured eye socket after being hit by a ball from Canada's Denis Shapovalov during a Davis Cup tie with Britain, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Sunday. "Chair umpire Arnaud … More »

  • Tennis - Germans outraged as U.S. plays Nazi version of anthem Reuters - Mon, Feb 13, 2017 11:14 AM SGT

    German tennis has responded with outrage after the United States Tennis Association (USTA) made the embarrassing error of playing the Nazi-era version of Germany's national anthem during a Fed Cup tie in Hawaii. The version played included the … More »

  • Tennis: Czechs make light of Kvitova absence to reach Fed Cup semis
    Tennis: Czechs make light of Kvitova absence to reach Fed Cup semis Reuters - Mon, Feb 13, 2017 9:11 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Champions the Czech Republic made light of the absence of Petra Kvitova as they eased into the Fed Cup semi-finals for a ninth year in succession with a 3-2 defeat of Spain on Sunday. After the opening day of the tie in Ostrava had been … More »

  • Tennis: Germans outraged as U.S. plays Nazi version of anthem
    Tennis: Germans outraged as U.S. plays Nazi version of anthem Reuters - Mon, Feb 13, 2017 7:17 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - German tennis has responded with outrage after the United States Tennis Association (USTA) made the embarrassing error of playing the Nazi-era version of Germany's national anthem during a Fed Cup tie in Hawaii. The version played … More »

  • Tennis: Germans outraged as U.S. plays Nazi version of anthem
    Tennis: Germans outraged as U.S. plays Nazi version of anthem Reuters - Mon, Feb 13, 2017 7:13 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - German tennis has responded with outrage after the United States Tennis Association (USTA) made the embarrassing error of playing the Nazi-era version of Germany's national anthem during a Fed Cup tie in Hawaii. The version played … More »