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WTA issues warnings to players for Mexico events

Monday, 21 February 2011 01:00

A wave of attacks on taxis near the tournament site in Acapulco, Mexico this past weekend has left 12 people dead, Mexican police said.

While organizers have said that the Mexican government has assured them of adequate security measures at the tournament, there is little they can do to control of the violence outside of the Fairmont...

Roddick pulls out of Delray Beach with illness

Monday, 21 February 2011 01:00

Andy Roddick has pulled out this week’s tournament in Delray Beach. Roddick was saddled with an illness last week in Memphis and needed more than two hours to beat Canada's Milos Raonic 7-6, 6-7, 7-5 in the final on Sunday.

Roddick, who was to play Dudi Sela in the first round this week, is next scheduled to play Davis Cup against Chile during the...

Ljubicic questionable to defend Indian Wells" title

Monday, 21 February 2011 01:00

Ivan Ljubicic retires from his match against Sergei Bubka in Dubai with a right leg injury and says he’s unsure about his status for Indian Wells, where he is the defending champion. "I don't exactly know what it is—I've never had anything similar to this before," he said. "I can't play. I can't serve because I use the right leg to push off. And so...

Tsonga joins Monfils on Davis Cup sidelines

Monday, 21 February 2011 01:00

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has joined Gael Monfils on the sideline for France’s first-round Davis Cup tie in Austria on March 4-6. Tsonga said he's been suffering from a hernia problem, while Monfils is out with a wrist injury.—Matthew CroninTsonga joins Monfils on Davis Cup sidelines ...

Wozniacki cruises past Kuznetsova for Dubai" title

Sunday, 20 February 2011 01:00

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP)—Caroline Wozniacki easily beat an error-prone Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia to win 6-1, 6-3 in the Dubai Championships final.

The Dane, who will retake the No. 1 ranking Monday from Kim Clijsters, was never seriously threatened by the 23rd-ranked Kuznetsova. Kuznetsova will still move up to 11th in the rankings.

Wozniacki cruises past Kuznetsova for Dubai ...

Koubek to return to Austrian Davis Cup team

Sunday, 20 February 2011 01:00

VIENNA (AP)—Stefan Koubek will return to Austria’s Davis Cup team for next month’s first-round tie against France, six months after retiring from the squad.

The Austrian Tennis Federation says the 171st-ranked Koubek will replace Andreas Haider-Maurer, who is sidelined with pneumonia.

Koubek did not miss a Davis Cup tie for Austria in 12 years...


ATP warns players about security in Acapulco

Sunday, 20 February 2011 01:00

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP)—The ATP has warned players about security concerns at its tournament in Acapulco, Mexico, and has been reassured by Mexican officials that steps are being taken to improve safety conditions.

The Mexican Open begins Monday as a combined ATP and WTA event and is the largest tournament in Latin America.

The Pacific resort...


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