Tennis-Mattek-Sands loses on comeback but earns warm applause
March 21 (Reuters) - Bethanie Mattek-Sands's comeback ended in a 6-2 7-5 loss to Alize Cornet in the Miami Open first round on Wednesday but the American wildcard walked off court to applause which she was unable to do the last time she played.
American teen Anisimova stuns Wang in Miami
(Reuters) - American teenager Amanda Anisimova, fresh off an impressive run at Indian Wells, beat China's Wang Qiang 6-3 1-6 6-2 at the Miami Open on Tuesday to set up a second round clash with Spanish third seed Garbine Muguruza.
Tennis: Tomic's return to court ends early in France
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic's bid to kick-start his career after slipping to 181st in the world hit a speed bump on Tuesday when the 25-year-old Australian was knocked out in the first round of a second-tier tournament in France.
Tennis: Fever-Tree puts fizz back into Queens
LONDON (Reuters) - The makers of Fever-Tree mixer drinks are putting some fizz into the annual Wimbledon warm-up event at Queen's Club with a three-year sponsorship deal announced on Tuesday.
Bouchard passes first test in Miami qualifying
(Reuters) - Canadian Eugenie Bouchard beat American wildcard Allie Kiick 6-2 6-2 to be among a parade of former top 20 players to win their first round qualifying matches at the Miami Open on Monday.
Tennis champ Navratilova says BBC cannot be serious paying McEnroe so much more
LONDON, March 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Former tennis champion Martina Navratilova said on Monday she was shocked to discover that Britain's public broadcaster, the BBC, paid John McEnroe at least 10 times more than her for their commentary of the Wimbledon tournament.
Tennis-Resurgent Del Potro returns to the top with Indian Wells triumph
March 19 (Reuters) - An emotional Juan Martin del Potro could barely believe he had finally won a Masters 1000 series title at the 51st attempt at Indian Wells on Sunday but is determined to keep the trophies coming in his late career renaissance.
Del Potro ends Federer's streak to win Indian Wells title
(Reuters) - Juan Martin del Potro saved three match points in a thrilling final at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday before handing world number one Roger Federer his first loss of the year and claiming his maiden Masters 1000 title.
Triumphant Osaka draws Serena Williams in first round at Miami
(Reuters) - Indian Wells champion Naomi Osaka will have little time to celebrate in her first career victory with the Japanese drawing eight-time champion Serena Williams in the first round of next week's Miami Open.
Tennis-Triumphant Osaka draws Serena Williams in first round at Miami
March 18 (Reuters) - Indian Wells champion Naomi Osaka will have little time to celebrate in her first career victory with the Japanese drawing eight-time champion Serena Williams in the first round of next week's Miami Open.
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