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Prize money increased

French Open organizers have increased the Grand Slam tournament's prize money by 12 percent to 36 million euros ($39.25 million) while narrowing the gap between the earnings of the winners and the first-round losers.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/4/26 22:58:40

Serena promises to be back

Superstar athlete Serena Williams late Tuesday promised she would be back on the court after becoming a mom, with her baby hopefully cheering her on. Williams spoke playfully and candidly about family, competition and her accidently unveiled pregnancy during an on-stage chat with journalist Gayle King at the TED Conference in Vancouver.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/26 22:53:41

Muguruza to play Aegon

Former Wimbledon runner-up Garbine Muguruza will prepare for this year’s Championships on the Birmingham grass courts after confirming she has entered June’s Aegon Classic on Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/4/25 22:58:40

Serena back to top spot

US tennis star Serena Williams returned to the world No.1 spot in the latest WTA rankings released on Monday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/4/24 23:08:40

Powering through at Istanbul

Basak Eraydin of Turkey prepares a forehand return to Alla Kudryavtseva of Russia during their Istanbul Cup women’s qualifying tennis match on Monday in Istanbul, Turkey. Eraydin won 6-4, 4,6, 6-2.
Soure:CFP: 2017/4/24 23:08:40

Sharapova back in business, like it or not

Maria Sharapova returns after a 15-month doping ban on Wednesday, desperate to rediscover the glory which brought her five Grand Slams, the world’s top ranking and a spectacular multimillion dollar lifestyle.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/24 23:08:40

Nadal takes historic title

Rafael Nadal won the Monte-Carlo Masters for a record-breaking 10th time with a dominant 6-1, 6-3 defeat of Spanish compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/4/23 23:38:40

Nadal to meet Vinolas in Masters Monte Carlo final

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to David Goffin of Belgium during their semifinal match at the ATP World Tour Masters Monte Carlo in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, April 22, 2017. Rafael Nadal won 2-0.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/4/23 16:24:22

Hingis looks to end 20-year Fed Cup wait

Martina Hingis looks to reach a first Fed Cup final in almost two decades when Switzerland face Belarus with the former world No.1 reveling in her role as the team's "big sister."
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/22 0:18:39

French Open wild card for Sharapova?

Maria Sharapova will learn on May 15 whether she can compete at the French Open after her drugs ban, French tennis officials said Thursday, insisting the absence of pregnant Serena Williams would have no bearing on their decision.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/20 22:53:40

Serena expecting baby this year

Serena Williams is expecting a baby and will not play again this year but aims to return to the women’s tour in 2018.
Soure:AFP: 2017/4/20 22:53:39

Murray, Nadal into third round at Monte-Carlo Masters, Dimitrov crashes out

World No. 1 Andy Murray and defending champion Rafael Nadal made into the third round at ATP Monte-Carlo Masters on Wednesday, while eighth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov was shocked by German Jan-Lennard Struff in three sets.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/4/20 9:19:06

Nishikori into top five

Japan's Kei Nishikori climbed two places to fifth in the ­latest ATP rankings released Monday at the expense of Rafael Nadal, who slips to seventh.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/4/17 22:53:40

Dodin dishes out second snub to French Fed Cup team

French world No.60 Oceane Dodin risks a five-year ban after refusing to play in this weekend's Fed Cup tie against Spain.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/4/17 22:53:40

Sharapova slams ITF for lack of doping warning

Maria Sharapova hit out at tennis ­authorities on Friday for failing to warn her that a drug she had been taken had become a banned substance.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/4/15 0:23:39

Czechs call up reserve team

Defending champions the Czech Republic on Wednesday named a reserve team to compete in the Fed Cup semifinals against the US after their top stars decided to skip the tie.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/4/12 23:53:40

Haas downs Opelka

Experience trumped youth on Monday as 39-year-old German Tommy Haas defeated 19-year-old Reilly Opelka 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 6-3 in the first round of the ATP event in Houston, Texas.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/4/11 23:53:40

France secure last four spot in Davis Cup

Hosts France made into semi-finals with a 3-0 advantage in hand against Britain in the best-of-five Davis Cup, as the French pairing of Nicolas Mahut and Julien Benneteau beat their British counterparts Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot 7-6 (7), 5-7, 7-5 and 7-5 here on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/4/9 8:00:52