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Muguruza takes the court in Madrid

Garbine Muguruza faces Irina-Camelia Begu in the opening round of the Madrid Open. Earlier, Victoria Azarenka won in straight sets (live on ESPN3).

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Bodo: Crunch time for top players on the WTA

The heart of the clay season is just days away, which means this is the last chance for Serena Williams & Co. to get their games in order before the start of the French Open.

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Evans moves into top 100 after title win

Dan Evans has become the fourth British men's tennis player to crack the top 100 after winning the Santaizi Challenger title in Taipei on Sunday.

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British trio crash out in Madrid first round

Johanna Konta, Heather Watson and Laura Robson were all first-round casualties at the Madrid Open on Sunday, ending British interest in the women's event.

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Dimitrov's meltdown leads to Schwartzman win

Unseeded Diego Schwartzman staged a stunning comeback Sunday to upset an irate, second-seeded Grigor Dimitrov and claim his maiden ATP Tour title at the Istanbul Open.

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Fratangelo earns USTA wild card for French Open

Bjorn Fratangelo, who in 2011 became the first American since John McEnroe in 1977 to win the French Open boys' singles title, has earned a wild-card entry for the main draw at Roland Garros.

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Bodo: Vintage Rafa is (almost) back

Rafael Nadal is locked in at the moment, but does that mean he's in prime position to run away with another French Open title?

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Murray to remain outspoken against doping

Andy Murray plans to remain outspoken against doping, despite facing a backlash for some of his recent comments on performance-enhancing drugs in tennis.

Not easy being a ball kid! (1:47)
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Nadal says he will stay at Olympic Village in Rio

Andrei Rodrigues, responsible for overseeing Brazil's security in special events, said a specific plan may be needed to protect athletes staying outside the Olympic Village.

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ITF schedules hearing for Sharapova doping case

International Tennis Federation president David Haggerty says a disciplinary hearing has been scheduled in Maria Sharapova's doping case, with a ruling possible before Wimbledon.

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Isner says he'll skip Rio Olympics

John Isner is currently the top-ranked American male at No. 16. He reached the quarterfinals of the 2012 London Olympics.

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Wozniacki pulls out of Madrid, Rome over ankle

Former WTA No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki said she is withdrawing from clay-court tournaments in Madrid and Rome because of an injured right ankle, which puts her status for the French Open in doubt.


ITF bans Croatian official for 10 years

Official Denis Pitner had originally been suspended for 1 year for passing on details about the fitness of a player to a coach during a tournament and for betting on matches.

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Racket Response: McHale shines, Rafa rolls

Christina McHale's clutch play gave the U.S. Fed Cup team a much-needed boost back into the World Group, while Rafael Nadal once again showed his clay-court prowess.

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Czech Republic, France reach Fed Cup final

The Czech Republic beat Switzerland 3-2, and France eliminated the Netherlands by the same score to advance to the 2016 Fed Cup final.


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Tremendous effort from Frenchman Pouille to tough out Boy band Goffin he seems to have improved a lot over the last 6 months

Roger Federer out of Madrid Open

He will not play this week after suffering a back injury during practice over the weekend. Serena Williams will miss the tournament due to an illness. Story