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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will renew their rivalry in the Italian Open final Sunday - exactly a week before the French Open starts.
Czech slugger Tomas Berdych came from way behind to upset two-time champion Novak Djokovic, while six-time winner Rafael Nadal and reigning Wimbledon champion Roger Federer each pulled out quarterfinal victories Friday at the $3.475 million Italian Masters tennis event.
French tennis has certainly picked up the pace in recent years -- well, on the men's side anyway -- and the latest of its quality ball-strikers is Benoit Paire.
Red-hot Serena Williams eased into the semifinals, while two-time defending champion Maria Sharapova pulled out of her scheduled quarterfinal match Friday at the Italian Open because of an illness.
Maria Sharapova will not win a third straight Italian Open after withdrawing from the French Open tune-up on Friday because of illness.
Novak Djokovic can't seem to find any consistency on clay courts. And with the French Open less than 10 days away, he will enter Roland Garros on the back of two early defeats.
Two-time defending champion Maria Sharapova has withdrawn before her Italian Open quarterfinal match against seventh-seeded Sara Errani because of illness.
Tennis Australia expects that Bernard Tomic will play in the French Open, despite coach John Tomic recently declaring his son's participation unlikely.
Two-time champion Novak Djokovic, two-time runner-up Roger Federer and reigning titlist Rafael Nadal were among Thursday's third-round winners at the $3.475 million Italian Masters tennis event.
The U.S. Open tennis tournament will leave CBS and move all its television coverage to ESPN starting in 2015 under an 11-year contract.
The U.S. Open tennis tournament will leave CBS after nearly a half-century and move all TV coverage to cable starting in 2015 under an 11-year contract with ESPN.
Six-time champion Rafael Nadal overcame one of the worst opening sets of his career to edge Latvian qualifier Ernests Gulbis 1-6, 7-5, 6-4 Thursday and reach the Italian Open quarterfinals.
Reigning two-time champion Maria Sharapova resumed her winning ways in Rome with an easy second-round victory, while her fellow former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka also landed in the win column Wednesday at the $2.37 million Italian Open, a clay-court French Open tune-up.
Red-hot Rafael Nadal was an easy winner Wednesday, while birthday boy Andy Murray retired from his second-round match at the $3.475 million Italian Masters due to a back injury.
Even the coach and his star players at Ohio State concede that many people don't know they are a college tennis powerhouse.
The ITF says Brazilian tennis player Fernando Romboli has completed an 8 1/2-month suspension for a doping violation.
Andy Murray retired from his second-round match with Spanish opponent Marcel Granollers at the Italian Open on Wednesday with lower back pain and considers himself doubtful for the French Open.
Andy Murray has retired from his second-round match with Marcel Granollers in the second round of the Italian Open.
Two-time champion and two-time runner-up Novak Djokovic and two-time finalist Roger Federer were a pair of easy second- round winners Tuesday at the Italian Masters tennis event, a clay-court French Open tune-up.
Wimbledon runner-up Agnieszka Radwanska was a second-round upset victim Tuesday at the Italian Open.
Rising Polish player Jerzy Janowicz upset eighth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4, 7-6 (5) in the second round of the Italian Open on Wednesday.
A Madrid court has postponed the trial of the father of Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic because the victim of an alleged assault was unable to attend a hearing.
Former champion Venus Williams was a lopsided first-round loser at the Italian International tennis event.
Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki was upset in the first round of the Italian Open by 48th-ranked Bojana Jovanovski 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5) Tuesday.
Laura Robson overcame strong winds to beat Venus Williams 6-3, 6-2 at the Italian Open on Monday and set up a second-round match with top-ranked Serena Williams.