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Queen's Club Results

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LONDON – Following the results Friday from the ATP tournament on grass at Queen’s Club (seedings in parentheses): Yen-hsun Lu, Taiwan, def. Janko Tipsarevic (3), Serbia, 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (5). David Nalbandian (10), Argentina, def. Edouard Roger-Vasselin, France, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3. Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria, def. Kevin Anderson (9), South Africa, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. Marin Cilic [...]

Trapattoni stands up and defends Ireland's performance at Euro 2012

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GDYNIA, Poland – Trapattoni defends Ireland. Speaking as passionately as ever, Giovanni Trapattoni blamed Ireland’s early exit from the European Championship on a lack of tournament experience. Ireland lost its opening Group C match 3-1 to Croatia and was then thrashed 4-0 by Spain ? its worst defeat since 197,  to go out despite having [...]

Poland convicts 23 hooligans for violence

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WARSAW, Poland – It has been reporeted that almost two dozen hooligans have been convicted in fast-track trials for their role in violent clashes when Poland and Russia faced off in an emotionally charged European Championship match earlier this week, court officials said Thursday. The trials in connection with Tuesday’s disturbances are meant to show [...]

Aegon Classic Results

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BIRMINGHAM, England – Following there are the results Thursday at the Aegon Classic, a WTA event on grass at Edgbaston Priory Club: Ekaterina Makarova (8), Russia, def. Marina Erakovic (9), New Zealand, 2-6, 6-1, 6-3. Zheng Jie, China, def. Andrea Hlavackova, Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-1. Melanie Oudin, United States, def. Elena Vesnina, Russia, 6-0, 6-2. [...]

Gerry Weber Open Results

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HALLE, Germany – Following the results Tuesday from the Gerry Weber Open, an ATP Tour event on grass at Gerry Weber Stadion (seedings in parentheses): Marcel Granollers (6), Spain, def. Mischa Zverev, Germany, 6-4, 6-2. Radek Stepanek, Czech Republic, def. Andreas Seppi (7), Italy 7-6 (6), 4-6, 7-6 (7). Florian Mayer, Germany, def. Tim Smyczek, [...]

Gastein Ladies Results

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BAD GASTEIN, Austria – Following the results Tuesday from the Gastein Ladies, a WTA event on outdoor clay at the Europaeischer Hof (seedings in parentheses): Mandy Minella, Luxembourg, def. Ajla Tomljanovic, Croatia, 6-3, 6-4. Sarah Gronert, Germany, def. Eva Birnerova, Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-0. Richel Hogenkamp, Netherlands, def. Julia Goerges (1), Germany, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. [...]

Czechs ready to face Greece

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WROCLAW, Poland – It has been reported that Czech Republic captain Tomas Rosicky expects his teammates to fight for survival against Greece on Tuesday after a demoralizing start to the European Championship. In the Czechs’ first match, Russia tore apart their defense to win 4-1 on Friday and go top of Group A. Now, at [...]

Nadal did it again, French Open winner

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PARIS – Nadal did it again. Rafael Nadal is so unflinching, so nearly unbeatable, while sliding and grinding and pounding his way past opponent after opponent at the French Open. Away from the red clay, Nadal is human, of course. Humble, even. Nadal’s mind, generally impervious to negativity on court, was fraught with worry for [...]

'96 gold medalist finds out she has another sister

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PARIS – It has been reported that a Olympic gold medalist Dominique Moceanu discovered at 26 that she had another sister, given up for adoption at birth. Moceanu reveals the family secret in her new memoir, “Off Balance,” being released on Tuesday. She tells ABC’s “20/20″ in an interview scheduled to air on Friday that [...]

French Open Results

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PARIS, FRANCE – Following the French Open Results: Rafael Nadal (2), Spain, def. Nicolas Almagro (12), Spain, 7-6 (4), 6-2, 6-3. David Ferrer (6), Spain, def. Andy Murray (4), Britain, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-2. Maria Sharapova (2), Russia, def. Kaia Kanepi (23), Estonia, 6-2, 6-3. Petra Kvitova (4), Czech Republic, def. Yaroslava Shvedova, Kazakhstan, [...]

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