Nadal, Azarenka into 4th round at Australian Open

January 19, 2014 11:12 am
Nadal, Azarenka into 4th round at Australian Open

TAM, Sports Desk: Top-seeded Rafael Nadal and two-time defending champion Victoria Azarenka looked as if they were in a hurry to get out for late dinners Saturday while posting straight-set victories in their night matches at the Australian Open.   Nadal continued his dominance of Gael Monfils, beating the Frenchman […]

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Pennetta reaches 1st quarterfinal at Aussie Open

10:11 am
Pennetta reaches 1st quarterfinal at Aussie Open

TAM, Sports Desk: Flavia Pennetta became the first woman through to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open with a 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 win over ninth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany on Sunday.   The 28th-seeded Pennetta, who turns 32 next month, has played some of the best tennis of her career […]

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Ronaldo’s rocket sparks Madrid’s 5-0 rout at Betis

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Ronaldo’s rocket sparks Madrid’s 5-0 rout at Betis

TAM, Sports Desk: Cristiano Ronaldo scored a long-range goal worthy of the recently awarded Ballon d’Or to spark Real Madrid’s 5-0 rout at Real Betis, provisionally lifting his team level with the leaders of the Spanish league on Saturday.   Ronaldo netted one of his signature free kicks in the […]

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Djokovic, Williams into 4th round at Aussie Open

January 18, 2014 10:57 am
Djokovic, Williams into 4th round at Aussie Open

TAM Sports Desk: The heat wave didn’t claim any major casualties at the Australian Open. Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams extended their winning streaks to move into the fourth round, and all except one of the leading contenders made it through to the weekend.   Five-time champion Williams saw off […]

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Sharapova into 4th round at Australian Open

10:51 am
Sharapova into 4th round at Australian Open

TAM Sports Desk: Maria Sharapova recovered from the longest, hottest match of her career to beat Alize Cornet 6-1, 7-6 (6) Saturday and reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.   Her third-round match was played in high humidity but in temperatures of about 22 Celsius (72 Fahrenheit), considerably […]

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