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Updated: February 14, 2018, 2:18 AM ET Associated Press Getty Images/Getty Images for LTAKyle Edmund. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Fernando Verdasco and Gael Monfils won their first-round matches in the Argentina Open on Tuesday, and Australian Open semifinalist Kyle Edmund withdrew from the tournament due to illness. The eighth-seeded Verdasco advanced on clay in Buenos
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PRAGUE — The Czech Republic advanced to the Fed Cup semifinals after two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic 6-2, 6-4 on Sunday. Kvitova’s victory in the first reverse singles gave the Czechs an insurmountable 3-0 lead in the first-round match and secured a 10th straight appearance in the last four. They will
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All eyes will be on Serena Williams this weekend when she makes her much-anticipated return to competition as part of the United States Fed Cup team. The U.S. will play the Netherlands in Asheville, North Carolina, beginning Saturday. Having spent just over a year off the tour to have her first child, Alexis Olympia, Williams
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8:45 AM ET ESPN staff Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has revealed his sporting predictions for the remainder of 2018. Murray, who had to pull out of this year’s Australia Open to undergo hip surgery, hasn’t played competitive tennis since Wimbledon last year. However, he has kept up-to-date with the sporting world and has even
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LONDON — Ilie Nastase had two tennis bans reduced by eight months and his fine doubled to $20,000 on Wednesday following his appeal of International Tennis Federation sanctions for foul-mouthed comments and misconduct as the Romanian Fed Cup captain. The ITF suspended the 71-year-old Nastase from Fed Cup and Davis Cup events and from working
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