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UPDATE 3-Tennis-Strasbourg International women's singles round 2 results

May 19th 2015
May 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Strasbourg International Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Tuesday 2-Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) beat Zheng Saisai (China) 6-3 6-3 3-Samantha Stosur (Australia) beat Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine) walkover Sloane Stephens (U.S.) beat 6-CoCo Vandeweghe (U.S.) 6-3 6-4 Ajla Tomljanovic (Croatia) beat Shelby Rogers (U.S.) 7-6(6) 3-6 6-2






UPDATE 4-Tennis-Nuremberg Cup women's singles round 2 results

May 19th 2015
May 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Nuremberg Cup Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Tuesday 2-Angelique Kerber (Germany) beat Klara Koukalova (Czech Republic) 6-1 7-6(2) 7-Kurumi Nara (Japan) beat Stefanie Voegele (Switzerland) 6-3 6-4 6-Karin Knapp (Italy) beat Anna-Lena Friedsam (Germany) 6-1 6-3 4-Roberta Vinci (Italy) beat Tereza Smitkova (Czech Republic) 6-2 6-1 Misaki Doi (Japan) beat Zhang Shuai (China) 1-6 6-3 6-1






UPDATE 7-Tennis-Nice Open men's singles results

May 19th 2015
May 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Nice Open Men's Singles matches on Tuesday Round 2 8-Juan Monaco (Argentina) beat Sam Querrey (U.S.) 6-3 6-1 2-John Isner (U.S.) beat Steve Johnson (U.S.) 7-6(3) 4-6 6-3 Round 1 Alexandr Dolgopolov (Ukraine) beat Sergiy Stakhovsky (Ukraine) 3-6 7-5 6-2 Dusan Lajovic (Serbia) beat 7-Jack Sock (U.S.) 5-7 7-5 6-1 Lucas Pouille (France) beat Tim Smyczek (U.S.) 6-3 6-0






Tennis-Soderling hoping Nadal will lose at French Open

May 19th 2015
LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) - Robin Soderling is sick of being the answer to a favourite quiz question, the one which asks who is the only player to beat nine-times champion Rafael Nadal at the French Open.






Tennis-Nadal no longer 'immovable' object in Paris, says Courier

May 19th 2015
LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) - Nine-times French Open champion Rafa Nadal will no longer be regarded as an "immovable obstacle" at Roland Garros this year, according to twice former winner Jim Courier.






UPDATE 8-Tennis-Strasbourg International women's singles round 1 results

May 18th 2015
May 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Strasbourg International Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday 4-Alize Cornet (France) beat Wang Qiang (China) 6-3 6-3 Alison Riske (U.S.) beat 5-Zarina Diyas (Kazakhstan) 7-5 4-6 6-1 Kristina Mladenovic (France) beat Pauline Parmentier (France) 6-2 4-6 6-1 2-Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) beat Irina Falconi (U.S.) 7-6(6) 6-3 Francesca Schiavone (Italy) beat L






UPDATE 5-Tennis-Geneva Open men's singles round 1 results

May 18th 2015
May 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Geneva Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday Thomaz Bellucci (Brazil) beat 7-Marcos Baghdatis (Cyprus) 6-7(5) 6-3 6-3 8-Mikhail Youzhny (Russia) beat Jan-Lennard Struff (Germany) 7-6(2) 7-6(5) Jurgen Melzer (Austria) beat Damir Dzumhur (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 6-2 6-3 Albert Ramos (Spain) beat Marinko Matosevic (Australia) 7-6(2) 6-2 6-Joao Sousa (Portugal) beat Joao Souza (Brazil) 7-5 6-3 Andrey Kuznetsov






UPDATE 8-Tennis-Nuremberg Cup women's singles round 1 results

May 18th 2015
May 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Nuremberg Cup Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday 8-Carina Witthoeft (Germany) beat Alison Van Uytvanck (Belgium) 6-7(2) 6-3 6-3 Yulia Putintseva (Kazakhstan) beat 1-Andrea Petkovic (Germany) 5-0 (Petkovic retired) Lara Arruabarrena Vecino (Spain) beat Timea Babos (Hungary) 6-2 7-5 3-Sabine Lisicki (Germany) beat Silvia Soler Espinosa (Spain) 6-4 7-5 Anna-Lena Friedsam (Germany) beat Tatjana Maria (






UPDATE 3-Tennis-Nice Open men's singles round 1 results

May 18th 2015
May 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Nice Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday Dominic Thiem (Austria) beat Victor Estrella (Dominican Republic) 7-6(5) 6-2 Borna Coric (Croatia) beat Samuel Groth (Australia) 7-5 6-3 Sam Querrey (U.S.) beat Ruben Bemelmans (Belgium) 6-2 6-3 Steve Johnson (U.S.) beat Michael Venus (New Zealand) 7-5 6-3






Tennis-Souza the loser against Sousa

May 18th 2015
May 18 (Reuters) - Pity umpire Manuel Messina in the day's opening match on Court Central at the Geneva Open on Monday when Portugal's sixth seed Joao Sousa took on Brazil's Joao Souza.






Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt sentenced to 6 years for rape in S.Africa

May 18th 2015
JOHANNESBURG, May 18 (Reuters) - Former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt was sentenced to six years in prison by a South African court on Monday after being found guilty of two counts of rape and a charge of sexual assault of minors, local media reported.






Tennis - WTA Tour singles standings

May 18th 2015
May 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the WTA Tour singles Points 1 (1) Serena Williams(U.S.) 9361 2 (3) Maria Sharapova(Russia) 7710 3 (2) Simona Halep(Romania) 7360 4 (4) Petra Kvitova(Czech Republic) 6760 5 (5) Caroline Wozniacki(Denmark) 4940 6 (6) Eugenie Bouchard(Canada) 4167 7 (7) Ana Ivanovic(Serbia) 3655 8






Tennis-ATP Tour singles standings

May 18th 2015
May 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the ATP Tour singles Points 1 (1) Novak Djokovic(Serbia) 13845 2 (2) Roger Federer(Switzerland) 9235 3 (3) Andy Murray(Britain) 7040 4 (5) Tomas Berdych(Czech Republic) 5230 5 (6) Kei Nishikori(Japan) 5220 6 (4) Milos Raonic(Canada) 4800 7 (7) Rafa Nadal(Spain)






UPDATE 3-Tennis-Djokovic over-runs Federer, Sharapova wins in Rome

May 17th 2015
ROME, May 17 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic boosted his hopes of completing a career Grand Slam at Roland Garros after he lived up to his top billing at the Italian Open by brushing aside old rival Roger Federer in the final on Sunday.






UPDATE 4-Tennis-Nuremberg Cup women's singles round 1 results

May 17th 2015
May 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Nuremberg Cup Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Sunday 7-Kurumi Nara (Japan) beat Polona Hercog (Slovenia) 7-5 5-7 6-2 Zhang Shuai (China) beat Bojana Jovanovski (Serbia) 6-1 7-5 4-Roberta Vinci (Italy) beat Vitalia Diatchenko (Russia) 6-1 6-1 Evgeniya Rodina (Russia) beat Yanina Wickmayer (Belgium) 4-6 6-3 7-5 6-Karin Knapp (Italy) beat Antonia Lottner (Germany) 6-2 7-5






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Geneva Open men's singles round 1 results

May 17th 2015
May 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Geneva Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Sunday Santiago Giraldo (Colombia) beat Ricardas Berankis (Lithuania) 6-3 6-7(5) 6-3 Andrey Rublev (Russia) beat Jarkko Nieminen (Finland) 6-3 6-7(4) 7-6(4)






Tennis-Italian Open men's singles final result

May 17th 2015
May 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Italian Open Men's Singles Final on Sunday 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat 2-Roger Federer (Switzerland) 6-4 6-3






UPDATE 7-Tennis-Strasbourg International women's singles round 1 results

May 17th 2015
May 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Strasbourg International Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Sunday Elena Vesnina (Russia) beat Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) 6-4 6-2 Sloane Stephens (U.S.) beat Nadiia Kichenok (Ukraine) 6-3 6-0 Zheng Saisai (China) beat Hsieh Su-Wei (Taiwan) 6-4 0-6 6-2 Ajla Tomljanovic (Croatia) beat 7-Madison Brengle (U.S.) 6-1 6-1 Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine) beat Varvara Lepchenko (U.S.)






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Nice Open men's singles round 1 results

May 17th 2015
May 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Nice Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Sunday 8-Juan Monaco (Argentina) beat Benoit Paire (France) 6-4 6-2 Pablo Carreno (Spain) beat Maxime Hamou (France) 6-2 6-2






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Sharapova claims Italian Open title

May 17th 2015
ROME, May 17 (Reuters) - Russian Maria Sharapova ground down Carla Suarez Navarro 4-6 7-5 6-1 to win the Italian Open final on Sunday, the 35th WTA Tour title of her career.