Tennis http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23212/all en UPDATE 1-Tennis-Chennai Open men's singles quarterfinal results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/update-1-tennis-chennai-open-mens-singles-quarterfinal-results <p>Jan 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Chennai Open Men's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Friday Aljaz Bedene (Slovenia) beat 4-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) 6-2 7-6(6) 5-Benoit Paire (<a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/france">France</a>) beat 3-Marin Cilic (Croatia) 6-4 1-6 7-5</p> Aljaž Bedene Benoît Paire CDATA European people Human migration Marin Čilić Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 14:48:43 +0000 5731108 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Sydney International women's singles round 1 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130106/tennis-sydney-international-womens-singles-round-1-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Jan 7 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Sydney International Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday<br /> Madison Keys (U.S.) beat Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) 6-2 6-1</p> <p> </p> CDATA Lucie Šafářová Tennis Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 02:23:14 +0000 5731305 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 11-Tennis-Hobart International women's singles round 1 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-11-tennis-hobart-international-womens-singles-round-1-re <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Jan 7 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Hobart International Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday<br /> 9-Mona Barthel (Germany) beat Ashleigh Barty (Australia) 2-6 6-0 6-1<br /> Kirsten Flipkens (Belgium) beat 6-Francesca Schiavone (Italy) 2-6 6-3 7-6(3)<br /> Peng Shuai (China) beat 1-Hsieh Su-Wei (Taiwan) 6-2 6-7(4) 7-6(4)<br /> 4-Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan) beat Lourdes Dominguez Lino (Spain) 6-4 6-1<br /> 2-Sorana Cirstea (Romania) beat Nina Bratchikova (Russia) 3-6 7-5 6-2<br /> Monica Niculescu (Romania) beat Mandy Minella (Luxembourg) 6-4 6-3 </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-11-tennis-hobart-international-womens-singles-round-1-re" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CDATA Irina-Camelia Begu Mandy Minella Simona Halep Sorana Cîrstea Tennis Tsvetana Pironkova Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:00 +0000 5731332 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 5-Tennis-Sydney International women's singles round 2 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-5-tennis-sydney-international-womens-singles-round-2-res <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Jan 8 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Sydney International Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Tuesday<br /> Madison Keys (U.S.) beat Zheng Jie (China) 6-0 6-4<br /> Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) beat 7-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 7-6(4) 1-6 6-2<br /> Roberta Vinci (Italy) beat Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) 3-6 6-4 7-6(4)<br /> 2-Angelique Kerber (Germany) beat Galina Voskoboeva (Kazakhstan) 6-2 7-5<br /> Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia) beat Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) 7-6(3) 1-6 7-6(1)<br /> 4-Li Na (China) beat Ayumi Morita (Japan) 6-1 6-0 </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-5-tennis-sydney-international-womens-singles-round-2-res" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Agnieszka Radwańska Dominika Cibulková Maria Kirilenko Sorana Cîrstea Svetlana Kuznetsova Tennis Zheng Jie Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:39:36 +0000 5731462 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 6-Tennis-Sydney International men's singles round 1 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-6-tennis-sydney-international-mens-singles-round-1-resul <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Jan 8 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Sydney International Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday<br /> Ryan Harrison (U.S.) beat Roberto Bautista (Spain) 2-1 (Bautista retired)<br /> Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat Aljaz Bedene (Slovenia) 6-3 3-6 6-3<br /> Fabio Fognini (Italy) beat Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) 6-3 6-1<br /> John Millman (Australia) beat Tommy Robredo (Spain) 6-3 6-4<br /> Jarkko Nieminen (Finland) beat Bjoern Phau (Germany) 6-0 6-1<br /> Feliciano Lopez (Spain) beat 7-Jeremy Chardy (France) 6-7(2) 7-5 6-3 </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-6-tennis-sydney-international-mens-singles-round-1-resul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CDATA Feliciano López Grigor Dimitrov Radek Štěpánek Tennis Tommy Robredo Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:40:11 +0000 5731468 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Auckland Open men's singles round 1 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tennis-auckland-open-mens-singles-round-1-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Jan 7 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Auckland Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday<br /> Santiago Giraldo (Colombia) beat Go Soeda (Japan) 6-1 6-0</p> <p> </p> CDATA Go Soeda Santiago Giraldo Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:55:19 +0000 5731511 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Negotiations stall, India face Davis Cup crisis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tennis-negotiations-stall-india-face-davis-cup-crisis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>By Sudipto Ganguly</p> <p>MUMBAI, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Indian tennis faces a second major embarrassment in six months after negotiations between the association and disgruntled Davis Cup players failed ahead of their home tie against South Korea next month.</p> <p>Eight top players, excluding Leander Paes, submitted a list of requirements to the All India Tennis Association (AITA) with a veiled threat to snub the regional first round tie in New Delhi from Feb. 1-3 if no action was taken.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tennis-negotiations-stall-india-face-davis-cup-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aita Leander Paes Mahesh Bhupathi Person Career Quotation Rohan Bopanna Somdev Devvarman Telugu people Tennis Vishnu Vardhan Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:01:39 +0000 5731538 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Subdued Serena set for sixth title at Melbourne Park http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tennis-subdued-serena-set-sixth-title-at-melbourne-park <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>By Ian Ransom</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 8 (Reuters) - A belated discovery that tranquility makes a useful ally in the pursuit of glory has Serena Williams in the box seat to win a third consecutive grand slam title at the Australian Open next week.</p> <p>The Williams of explosive on-court tantrums and off-court drama has largely been banished, and a calmer, more mature prototype arrives at Melbourne Park with her game rivalling the peak of her brilliant career.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tennis-subdued-serena-set-sixth-title-at-melbourne-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australian Open Disaster Grand Slam Kim Clijsters Maria Sharapova Person Career Quotation Samantha Stosur Serena Williams Serena Williams Tennis Venus Williams Victoria Azarenka WTA Tour Championships Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:05:21 +0000 5731566 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Longevity the buzz word for rested Federer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tennis-longevity-the-buzz-word-rested-federer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>By Patrick Johnston</p> <p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - A disappointing end to 2012 left Roger Federer's critics writing his tennis obituary, but the Swiss is confident he can win more grand slam titles after arriving in Melbourne refreshed and refocused following an extended break.</p> <p>While Federer's main rivals for a fifth Australian Open title, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, have been getting matches under their belt in Australia, the 31-year-old opted for the practice courts and family time to keep his mind and body fresh.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tennis-longevity-the-buzz-word-rested-federer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Murray Federer–Nadal rivalry Juan Martín del Potro Münchenstein Novak Djokovic Person Location Person Travel Quotation Rafael Nadal Roger Federer Roger Federer Roger Federer tennis season Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:05:32 +0000 5731569 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 5-Tennis-Auckland Open men's singles round 1 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-5-tennis-auckland-open-mens-singles-round-1-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Jan 8 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Auckland Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday<br /> Gael Monfils (France) beat Benjamin Becker (Germany) 6-7(2) 6-3 6-4<br /> Jesse Levine (Canada) beat Daniel King-Turner (New Zealand) 6-2 6-2<br /> Alejandro Falla (Colombia) beat Grega Zemlja (Slovenia) 6-4 3-1 (Zemlja retired)<br /> Greg Jones (Australia) beat 6-Jurgen Melzer (Austria) 7-6(7) 6-2<br /> Igor Sijsling (Netherlands) beat Robin Haase (Netherlands) 3-6 6-3 7-5<br /> Lukas Lacko (Slovakia) beat Paolo Lorenzi (Italy) 6-3 6-3 </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-5-tennis-auckland-open-mens-singles-round-1-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gaël Monfils Jürgen Melzer Paolo Lorenzi Santiago Giraldo Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:52:41 +0000 5731490 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Buenos Aires Open men's singles round 1 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/soccer-italian-cup-quarterfinal-fixtures <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Buenos Aires Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday 2-Nicolas Almagro (Spain) beat Guido Pella (Argentina) 6-3 6-2 Aljaz Bedene (Slovenia) beat 5-Horacio Zeballos (Argentina) 4-6 7-6(4) 6-3 8-Albert Ramos (Spain) beat Flavio Cipolla (Italy) 6-1 6-0 Diego Schwartzman (Argentina) beat 4-Thomaz Bellucci (Brazil) 6-4 4-6 6-1 Federico Delbonis (Argentina) beat Joao Sousa (Portugal) 6-1 6-4</p> ATP Buenos Aires CDATA Coppa Italia Sports Tennis XML Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:06:20 +0000 5731575 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Tennis-Hobart International women's singles results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-2-tennis-hobart-international-womens-singles-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Jan 8 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Hobart International Women's Singles matches on Tuesday<br /> Round 2<br /> Elena Vesnina (Russia) beat 4-Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan) 4-6 6-2 6-1<br /> Lauren Davis (U.S.) beat 2-Sorana Cirstea (Romania) 6-1 6-3<br /> Round 1<br /> Bojana Jovanovski (Serbia) beat Maria Teresa Torro (Spain) 6-0 7-6(7)<br /> 3-Klara Zakopalova (Czech Republic) beat Timea Babos (Hungary) 6-4 6-3</p> <p> </p> Bojana Jovanovski CDATA Elena Vesnina Klára Zakopalová Sorana Cîrstea Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:52:36 +0000 5731487 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-sports-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Oakley challenges Nike over McIlroy move</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - American sunglasses maker Oakley has launched legal action to try to retain its sponsorship of world number one golfer Rory McIlroy who is set to become the new face of sportswear giant Nike &lt;NKE.N&gt;. U.S. PGA champion McIlroy is poised to rubber-stamp a 10-year deal with U.S. company Nike worth as much as $250 million, according to media reports.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-sports-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Computing Human Interest OSI protocols Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 19:15:25 +0000 5731779 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Monaco players set 70-point tie-break record http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tennis-monaco-players-set-70-point-tie-break-record <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - A record of 70 points for the longest tie-break in professional tennis has been set at a Futures event in Florida when Monaco's world number 636 Benjamin Balleret beat unranked compatriot Guillaume Couillard 36-34.</p> <p>"We haven't been able to find a tie-break that went longer than this," the International Tennis Federation said on their Twitter account on Tuesday of the marathon tie-break which took place on Sunday.</p> <p>The record may not be official because of the lack of a chair umpire.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tennis-monaco-players-set-70-point-tie-break-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Andy Roddick Human Interest Roger Federer Tennis Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 19:15:47 +0000 5731784 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 7-Tennis-Sydney International men's singles round 2 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-7-tennis-sydney-international-mens-singles-round-2-resul <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 9 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Sydney International Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Wednesday 3-Andreas Seppi (Italy) beat John Millman (Australia) 6-2 3-6 6-3 Bernard Tomic (Australia) beat 5-Florian Mayer (Germany) 7-6(4) 6-2 Ryan Harrison (U.S.) beat 1-John Isner (U.S.) 6-4 6-4 Jarkko Nieminen (Finland) beat Ivo Klec (Slovakia) 6-3 6-1 8-Marcel Granollers (Spain) beat Fabio Fognini (Italy) 6-2 7-6(4) Kevin Anderson (South Afric</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-7-tennis-sydney-international-mens-singles-round-2-resul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fernando Verdasco John Isner Tennis Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 01:00:44 +0000 5731932 at http://www.globalpost.com