Lopez, Isner advance at Madrid (4:55)
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Serena beats Stephens to advance in Madrid

Serena Williams needed just 58 minutes to beat fellow American Sloane Stephens 6-4, 6-0 Monday and reach the third round of the Madrid Open.

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Tandon: What Djoker's absence means to Fed, Nadal

With world No. 1 Novak Djokovic not in the Madrid Open field, attention will revert to the two biggest names in the game, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

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Williams and Sharapova through in Madrid

World No.1 sets up all-American clash with Sloane Stephens but Heather Watson, Simona Halep and Venus Williams crash out in Madrid Open first round.

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Murray made to wait in Munich

BMW Open final against Philipp Kohlschreiber will resume on Monday after postponement due to persistent rain.

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Murray blasts Rosol on way to BMW Open final

Appears to say "no one likes you on the tour" to his opponent before going on to beat Roberto Bautista Agut in busy Saturday for British No.1.

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No surprises as seeds advance to BMW quarters

Roberto Bautista Agut, David Goffin and Philipp Kohlschreiber, the three seeded players in action Wednesday, all advanced to the quarterfinals of the BMW Open clay-court tournament.

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Federer leans on serve, ousts Nieminen on clay

Top-seeded Roger Federer gave a demonstration of his service skills as he beat Jarkko Nieminen 6-2, 7-5 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Istanbul Open.

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Tipsarevic beats Tomic in 3 sets at BMW Open

Wild-card entry Janko Tipsarevic rallied to beat sixth-seeded Bernard Tomic 5-7, 6-1, 7-6 (3) in the first round of the BMW Open clay-court tournament on Tuesday.

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Wimbledon bosses defend prize money boost

Raised for fourth consecutive year with singles winners set to earn £1.88 million in the 2015 grand slam.

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