Madrid Open

Kvitova and Sharapova into Madrid third round (2:12)

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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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Pliskova rallies vs. Hradecka, wins Prague Open

Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova rallied from a set down to claim her fourth WTA title by defeating qualifier Lucie Hradecka 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 in an all-Czech final of the Prague Open on Saturday.


Tiafoe, 17, earns French Open wild-card berth

Frances Tiafoe, a 17-year-old from Maryland, has earned his first main-draw Grand Slam tournament berth by clinching a French Open wild-card entry through the U.S. Tennis Association.

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Svitolina wins Grand Prix SAR for 3rd WTA title

Fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina saved eight of 11 break points on her way to her third WTA title as she defeated unseeded Timea Babos 7-5, 7-6 (3) in the Grand Prix SAR final.

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Wimbledon prize money up 7 percent

Prize money is increasing by 7 percent at Wimbledon this year, with $2.85 million going to the men's and women's singles champions.

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Kerber upsets Wozniacki to win in Stuttgart

Home favorite Angelique Kerber rallied to upset Caroline Wozniacki 3-6, 6-1, 7-5 in the final of the Porsche Grand Prix for her second straight title Sunday.


Murray hoping to improve clay game in Munich (3:07)



Defending champion Maria Sharapova advanced to the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open by beating Caroline Garcia of France 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 Wednesday.

Brad Gilbert @bgtennisnation

Very sparse crowd ATM for SW vs Aza they must be waiting for Fedfan and Rafa to play on center next, or are they on the outside courts ?

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While Sharapova battles Garcia in the third set, ATP coverage gets started now on @ESPN3 with Ferrer vs Ramos-Vinolas and Cilic vs Verdasco.

ESPNTennis @ESPNTennis

Busy Wednesday in Madrid on @ESPN3 starts at 5 am ET with Sharapova then Serena vs Azarenka. The men follow at 9:15 with Nadal then Federer

Brad Gilbert @bgtennisnation

Not sure any player on tour goes more alley to alley to hit a fearhand to avoid his bachand then Rockum Sock, 2nd most Stevie Ray Johnson