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Paire wins in Auckland; Tomic prevails in Sydney

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Heineken Open, Auckland, New Zealand First-round results: (6) Benoit Paire defeats Michal Przysiezny 6-4, 6-2; Lukas Lacko defeats Jose Statham 6-3, 6-1; (5) Philipp Kohlschreiber defeats Pablo Carreno Busta 6-2, 3-6, 7-5; Yen-Hsun Lu defeats Igor Sijsling 7-5, 7-6(7); Guillermo...

Sock prevails in Auckland; Benneteau wins in Sydney

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Heineken Open, Auckland, New Zealand First-round results: Jack Sock defeats Adrian Mannarino 6-3, 6-4; Horacio Zeballos defeats Filippo Volandri 6-0, 76(1); R32 Santiago Giraldo defeats Albert Montanes 6-1, 7-6(3). ***** Apia International Sydney, Sydney, Australia First-round results: (6) Julien Benneteau defeats Matthew Ebden...

Hewitt upsets Federer for Brisbane title; Wawrinka captures Chennai crown

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BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL PRESENTED BY SUNCORP, Brisbane, Australia Australian Lleyton Hewitt won the 29th title of his career in Brisbane, Australia on Sunday, defeating top seed Roger Federer 6-1, 4-6, 6-3. After breezing through the first set in 28 minutes, Hewitt...

Nadal wins Doha title; Federer flies into Brisbane final to face Hewitt; Wawrinka reaches...

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Qatar ExxonMobil Open, Doha, Qatar World No. 1 Rafael Nadal won his 61st ATP World Tour title on Saturday in Doha, Qatar, defeating Frenchman Gael Monfils 6-1, 6-7(5), 6-2. After winning the first set in comfortable fashion, Nadal dropped the...

Hewitt charges into Brisbane quarterfinal; Nadal makes Doha semifinal; Fognini ousted in Chennai

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Brisbane International presented by Suncorp, Brisbane, Australia Second-round results: Samuel Groth defeats Pierre-Hugues Herbert 4-6, 7-6(3), 7-6(5); Lleyton Hewitt defeats (6) Feliciano Lopez 7-5, 6-3; (8) Jeremy Chardy defeats Nicolas Mahut 7-5, 6-7(4), 6-3; Marius Copil defeats (3) Gilles Simon...

Federer wins in Brisbane; Murray upset in Doha; Wawrinka moves on in Chennai

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BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL PRESENTED BY SUNCORP, Brisbane, Australia Second-round results: (2) Kei Nishikori defeats Matthew Ebden 6-2, 6-4; (1) Roger Federer defeats Jarkko Nieminen 6-4, 6-2; Marin Cilic defeats (5) Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-5; Marinko Matosevic defeats Sam Querrey 5-7, 7-6(3), 6-4. ***** QATAR EXXONMOBIL OPEN, Doha, Qatar Second-round results: (1) Rafael Nadal defeats Tobias Kamke 6-3, 6-7(3),...

Djokovic reaches quarterfinals in China; Murray makes final eight in Tokyo

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China Open, Beijing, China Second-round results: (1) Novak Djokovic defeats Carlos Berlocq 6-1, 6-3; Florian Mayer defeats Marius Copil 3-6, 6-3, 6-2; Jurgen Melzer defeats (6) Alexandr Dolgopolov 7-6(9), 2-6, 6-1. ***** Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships, Tokyo, Japan Second-round results: (7)...

Murray wins first match since US Open victory in Japan; Djokovic outlasts Berrer in...

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Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships, Tokyo, Japan First-round results: (8) Kei Nishikori defeats Go Soeda 4-6, 6-2, 6-3; (6) Milos Raonic defeats Radek Stepanek 6-4, 6-4; Tatsuma Ito defeats (5) Nicolas Almagro 7-6(4), 7-6(5); (1) Andy Murray defeats Ivo...

Berdych prevails in Japan; Cilic upset in China

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Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships, Tokyo, Japan First-round results: (7) Stanislas Wawrinka defeats Hiroki Moriya 7-5, 4-6, 6-4; Viktor Troicki defeats Robin Haase 6-2, 6-3; Lukas Lacko defeats Albert Ramos 6-0, 6-2; (2) Tomas Berdych defeats Benoit Paire 6-1, 7-6(6). ***** China...

Murray beats the clock to reach Wimbledon fourth-round; Roddick ousted

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Wimbledon—London, England No. 4 seed Andy Murray beat an 11pm curfew and a feisty opponent to reach the fourth-round of Wimbledon on Saturday. Defeating Marcos Baghdatis 7-5, 3-6, 7-5, 6-1, Murray was forced to increase his intensity and tempo in...

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Djokovic Wins Dubai Title; Nadal Captures Acapulco Crown; Ruud Reaches Santigao...

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Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships—Dubai, U.A.E. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic continued his fantastic start to the 2020 season after he dismissed No. 2 seed...