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  1. Top-seeded John Isner wins 3rd Hall of Fame title

    07.23 / 22:58 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Tennis
    NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - Top-seeded John Isner beat Australian qualifier Matthew Ebden 6-3, 7-6 (4) on Sunday for his third Hall of Fame Open title. The hard-serving American also won the grass-court event in 2011 and 2012. He has 11th career titles, all at the ATP World Tour 250 level.…
  2. Lucky loser Andrey Rublev of Russia wins Croatia Open

    07.23 / 20:53 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Tennis
    UMAG, Croatia (AP) - Lucky loser Andrey Rublev of Russia defeated fourth-seeded Paolo Lorenzi of Italy 6-4, 6-2 to win the Croatia Open on Sunday. The 19-year-old Rublev broke the 35-year-old Italian twice for a decisive 5-2 lead in the second set before serving the match out to claim his…
  3. Former Australian tennis pro Peter Doohan dead at 56

    07.23 / 16:56 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Tennis
    SYDNEY (AP) - Former Australian tennis professional Peter Doohan, who played at the University of Arkansas and whose most famous victory was over Boris Becker at Wimbledon in 1987, has died Tennis Australia said in a statement Saturday that Doohan died at age 56. Doohan was diagnosed nine weeks ago…
  4. Tearful Bertens beats Kontaveit to win Gstaad Ladies title

    07.23 / 14:52 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Tennis
    GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) - A tearful Kiki Bertens used an emotional change of ends in the deciding set of the Gstaad Ladies Championship final to beat Anett Kontaveit 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 on Sunday. Leading 2-1 in the third set, the second-seeded Bertens sobbed tears in her chair as she talked…
  5. Man interrupts Swedish Open semi to give Nazi salute

    07.23 / 00:03 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Tennis
    BASTAD, Sweden (AP) - A man walked on to Centre Court during a Swedish Open semifinal and shouted Nazi slogans and raised his arm in a Nazi-like salute on Saturday. The man casually walked on to the court during the all-Spanish match between David Ferrer and Fernando Verdasco, and shouted…
  6. Roddick, Clijsters among Tennis Hall of Fame inductees

    07.22 / 16:54 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Tennis
    NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - Andy Roddick says jokingly he can now keep Roger Federer from a unanimous selection for the International Tennis Hall of Fame. As a new inductee, Roddick gets to vote on future candidates. He jested ahead of his enshrinement on Saturday that he'll use it to get…
  7. Former Australian tennis pro Peter Doohan dead at 56

    07.22 / 16:54 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Tennis
    SYDNEY (AP) - Former tennis professional Peter Doohan, whose best-known victory was over Boris Becker at Wimbledon in 1987, has died aged 56, Tennis Australia said in a statement on Saturday. Doohan was diagnosed nine weeks ago with a particularly aggressive form of motor neurone disease. On July 1, the…