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Semi-columns: Advantage court at home in Cup ties

April 3, 2014 1:49:34 am

The usual guidelines about the invincibles and the journeymen are set aside in the Davis Cup.

Serena Williams upset in round one by Cepelova

April 3, 2014 3:42:55 pm

The 17-time Grand Slam winner Williams complained about being mentally fatigued after the 84 minute contest.

India look for right combination to crack Korea code in Davis Cup

April 3, 2014 4:18:36 pm

India No. 2 Bhambri pulled out of the tie last week after injuring his left heel while training in Delhi.

Switzerland gunning for maiden Davis Cup

April 2, 2014 11:55:16 am

Switzerland last reached a Davis Cup semi 11 years ago, when Federer lost a key five-setter against Australia’s Lleyton Hewitt.

Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal: The most enduring rivalry in tennis

April 1, 2014 9:48:06 am

Despite Sunday’s loss, Nadal continues to hold a slight edge, 22-18, in their head-to-head meetings.

Duel on the beach: Novak Djokovic decimates Rafael Nadal

April 1, 2014 9:45:37 am

Djoko blasted five aces, won 30 of 35 points on his first serve and had no double faults in the 83-minute contest.

In WTA circuit, 30s all but the new 20s

March 31, 2014 2:01:03 pm

Number one Williams and number two Li have both won two titles each this season and sit atop the world rankings.

Miami vice: Federer falls to Nishikori

March 28, 2014 1:00:01 pm

Nishikori has been one of Federer’s bogeymen, having now gotten the better of him twice in three meetings.

Nishikori stuns Roger Federer to reach Miami semis

March 27, 2014 11:24:23 am

21st ranked Nishikori defeated 17-time grand slam champion Federer 3-6 7-5 6-4 on Wednesday.

Nadal shrugs off bomb scare; Djokovic vs Murray in quarters

March 27, 2014 10:23:43 am

World No. 1 Nadal brushed past Italy’s Fabio Fognini to join Djokovic, Federer and Murray in last eight.

Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic to meet in Miami quarters

March 26, 2014 4:02:46 pm

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic will face each other in the quarter finals of Sony Open.

Serena Williams wins as Sony Open locked down by bomb scare

March 26, 2014 12:49:38 pm

Serena's triumph against fifth-seed Kerber came at a time when the complex was locked due to a bomb scare.

Sharapova enters quarters despite early stumble

March 26, 2014 12:31:32 pm

Sharapova endured her second successive ragged three-setter and found herself trailing 4-0 after only 15 minutes.

Stroll for Roger Federer, Andy Murray in Miami

March 25, 2014 10:39:43 am

Murray polished his record to 9-0 over Lopez in only 73 minutes. The Scotsman improved to 21-6 in the US city.

Rafael Nadal serves notice with Lleyton Hewitt scalp in pursuit of maiden Miami Masters

March 24, 2014 12:16:22 pm

Rafael Nadal has won 62 titles but a victory on the Miami hardcourts is not among them.

Rafael Nadal plunders Llyeton Hewitt in second round of Sony Open

March 23, 2014 10:47:13 pm

Nadal pounded his way to a one-sided 6-1, 6-3 win over Hewitt.

Tomic, gone in 28 minutes

March 22, 2014 12:33:00 pm

I felt like I did the best that I could and I’m happy with the way I’m coming back, said 21-year-old Tomic.

Serena Williams calm after opening-set storm

March 22, 2014 12:02:02 pm

The top-ranked Williams seeks a record seventh Key Biscayne title, and her second in a row.

Shvedova sets Serena date in Miami Open

March 22, 2014 11:53:23 am

The tournament began on a down note for the home contingent with American Bethanie Mattek-Sands falling 6-3 3-6 6-3 to Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina.

Andy Murray, Ivan Lendl end partnership

March 20, 2014 10:16:59 am

Murray will be defending his Miami title next week before leading Britain in the quarters of Davis Cup next month.

Recharged Roger Federer off to best start in two years

March 19, 2014 10:53:15 am

Federer moved up three spots to No. 5 in Monday's rankings. That's the closest he's been to top four since last June.

Novak Djokovic ends drought in the desert

March 18, 2014 9:11:24 am

Federer still leads the series 17-16, having beaten Djokovic in three sets in the semifinals at Dubai two weeks ago.

Federer, Djokovic face off in final after contrasting wins

March 17, 2014 1:20:48 am

The Swiss master has already won the Indian Wells title four times and made it through to a fifth final.

In SF, focus will be back on RF

March 15, 2014 1:45:12 am

The Swiss master succeeded where others had failed by blunting the serve of the towering 6ft 8in (2.13m) Anderson to win 7-5 6-1.

Roger Federer cruises into Indian Wells semis

March 14, 2014 12:07:08 pm

Federer succeeded where others had failed by blunting the serve of the towering 6ft 8in (2.13m) Anderson.

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