Players most likely to win in Rome

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Internazionali BNL d'Italia is the most prestigious clay-court tournament after Roland Garros. It is a Tier I event with the prize money of $1,340,000. Amelie Mauresmo of France is seeded at the top. She...

Ana Ivanovic triumphs in Berlin

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Today, at the Qatar Telecom German Open, 19-year-old Ana Ivanovic won her third career title. This is Ana's second Tier I title and 430 points she earned today put her in the top ten...

Jankovic misses her chance to beat Henin

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In Berlin quarterfinal Jelena Jankovic continued her tradition of winning the opening set against Justine Henin, and eventually coming out as a loser. So far, they have played five times, and four times Jelena...

Sharapova, Hingis doubtful for French Open

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Maria and Martina have both suffered injuries and they are considering whether or not to compete in Roland Garros which starts on 27 May. The Russian hasn't played since March when she lost to Serena...

Kim Clijsters retires earlier than planned

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Kim Clijsters of Belgium was supposed to quit after the tournament in Stuttgart, taking place in October, but she changed her mind and retired May 6, 2007. Even though still in...

Dementieva beat Meilen Tu in Poland

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Seventh seed Elena Dementieva needed 159 minutes to overwhelm unseeded Meilen Tu of America 6-7 (5), 6-0, 7-5. This was Russian's first match since February 15th, and the first one she has won since February...

Petrova, Chakvetadze advance in Warsaw despite cold weather

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Russians Nadia Petrova and Anna Chakvetadze overcame the cold and wind and reached the second round of the J&S Cup. "The conditions were I think the worst," Petrova said. "It was...

Dementieva back after a long break

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Elena Dementieva, ranked 13th, plays at J&S Cup in Warsaw, which starts on Monday, after an injury has put her off court from an early February. She injured her rib while playing in Antwerp,...

J&S Cup; Henin top-seeded

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J&S Cup, which takes place in Warsaw from April 30, has Justine Henin of Belgium as its top seed. As the first four seeds have a bye in the first round, Justine Henin plays her...

About players’ habits to retire from matches

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How often do injured players retire when closer to victory, and how often when they are losing? Which players are more likely to retire, and which stay in match even though they are losing? Tennis...