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Federer, Murray advance at Indian Wells (AP)

Roger Federer and Andy Murray each took a step closer to a possible showdown in the semifinals with relatively routine victories during third-round matches Monday ...

Russia to face Italy on clay in Fed Cup (AP)

Defending champion Russia will face Italy on outdoor clay in the Fed Cup semifinals. The International Tennis Federation said Monday the best-of-five series will be ...

Israel looks to build on upset of Sweden (AP)

Israel’s Davis Cup team gained an emotional victory over Sweden against a backdrop of anti-Israel protests, and hopes the momentum will carry over to its ...

Nadal, Djokovic move on at Indian Wells (AP)

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal needed just 1 hour, 7 minutes to beat Michael Berrer of Germany, 6-2, 6-1 in the second round of the BNP Paribas ...

Rusty Federer advances at Indian Wells (AP)

Roger Federer took the first step toward another possible final against Rafael Nadal by beating Marc Gicquel 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the second round of ...

Top seed Safina advances at Indian Wells (AP)

Top-seeded Dinara Safina fought off three set points in a first-set tiebreaker and beat Tina Pironkova of Bulgaria, 7-6 (8), 6-2 in a second-round match ...

Mauresmo on to 3rd round at Indian Wells (AP)

Amelie Mauresmo, coming back from yet another of the injuries that have plagued her in recent years, opened play in the BNP Paribas Open with ...

Federer says girlfriend is pregnant (AP)

Roger Federer is going to be a father. The Swiss tennis star said in a message on his Web site Thursday that girlfriend Mirka Vavrinec ...

Federer returns after 6-week absence (AP)

Roger Federer is returning to the ATP Tour after a six-week absence due to back problems, and as has been his habit in recent years, ...

ATP's new head looks to broaden appeal (AP)

The new head of the ATP Tour wants to broaden the appeal of men’s tennis, while acknowledging the weak global economy has impacted the sport. ...

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