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Venus Williams gets first win at BNP Paribas Open in 16 years, talks moving forward and being understanding

By Leighton Ginn

INDIAN WELLS — The victory was a long-time coming for Venus Williams and came with a lot of drama.

Williams rallied from a 1-6, 1-4 deficit and fought off three match points in the second set to beat former No. 569 more words

BNP Paribas Open

Kerber, Kuznetsova, Pavlyuchenkova and Vandeweghe through to Australian Open last-16

Angelique Kerber, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Coco Vandeweghe are through to the last-16 of the Australian Open after winning their third-round matches.

World No. 1 swept through her third round match against Krystina Pliskova, winning 6-0 6-4 on Rod Laver. 176 more words

Sport

Simona Halep incepe anul bine, Roger Federer, la fel

* Simona Halep, favorita nr. 2 la Shenzhen, turneul chinezesc de inceput de an de 627.750 dolari, adica intre Brisbane, 1 milion, unde este Kerber, si Auckland, de 250.000, unde o ia cu incetisorul Serena Williams, a debutat cu o victorie in noul an, dispunand de o nuca tare, chiar daca nu ca alta data, fosta nr. 436 more words

Bouchard loses marathon first-round doubles match in Mallorca

Westmount’s Eugenie Bouchard and Belgian partner Sabine Lisicki lost their first-round doubles match 7-6 (4), 4-6, 17-15 at the hands of Jelena Jankovic of Serbia and Bulgarian Aleksandrina Naydenova on Monday in a tournament in Mallorca, Spain. 25 more words

Tennis

BULETIN DE STIRI (ora 15,00): Irina Begu, in sferturi la Roma, Brazilia fara presedinte la JO, Bartoli modista

* Reuniunile  Turneului WTA Premier de la Roma incep, de trei zile incoace, cu o stire buna pentru noi: Irina Begu, programata mai mereu “in deschidere” se califica! 472 more words

Bouchard beats Kerber in huge Italian Open upset

On back-to-back days in Rome, Eugenie Bouchard delivered perhaps her two most notable results of the season.

After a big win on Tuesday, the Canadian’s latest arrived on Wednesday when she beat world number two Angelique Kerber of Germany at the Italian Open 6-1, 5-7, 7-5. 396 more words

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Bouchard & Raonic reach second round in Rome

Canada’s top singles players are off to a winning start at the Italian Open, the final major tune-up ahead of Roland Garros in late May. 395 more words

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