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February 23, 2014 - 3:05 PM

Gulbis keeps perfect record to win Open 13 title

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Third-seeded Ernests Gulbis of Latvia beat defending champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 7-6 (5), 6-4 to win his fifth career title and maintain his perfect record in finals.

February 20, 2014 - 3:05 PM

Williams sisters reach Dubai semifinals

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Venus Williams has reached her fourth career Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships semifinal with a 6-3, 7-5 win over qualifier Flavia Pennetta of Italy.

February 19, 2014 - 11:05 PM

Ferrer, Robredo into quarterfinals in Rio Open

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fourth-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain reached the quarterfinals of the Rio Open on Wednesday, defeating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 6-2, 6-1 at the outdoor clay tournament.

Robredo has won 12 ATP titles, 11 on clay.

February 19, 2014 - 7:05 PM

Tsonga and Gasquet reach Open 13 quarters

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Defending champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France beat Nikolay Davydenko 7-6 (4), 7-6 (8) on Wednesday to reach the Open 13 quarterfinals.

The second-seeded Tsonga, who had 19 aces, improved to 4-2 in career head-to-heads against the Russian who reached a career-high ranking of third.

February 19, 2014 - 3:05 PM

Sampras: Federer can win another major title

LONDON (AP) — Former No. 1 Pete Sampras says Roger Federer could play for another "two, three, four more years" and add to his tally of 17 Grand Slam titles.

Speaking ahead of an exhibition match against Andre Agassi in London on March 3, Sampras said on a conference call that he is "amazed" by Federer's longevity.

February 18, 2014 - 10:05 PM

Nadal's back with win in first round of Rio Open

February 18, 2014 - 7:35 PM

Dodig & Roger-Vasselin reach 2nd round of Open 13

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Sixth-seeded Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France grounded out a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 victory over big-serving Ante Pavic of Croatia in the first round of the Open 13 on Tuesday.

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