Tennis* en-au Copyright (c) 2014 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:43:57 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport 144 36 Stosur humbled by 16-year-old qualifier (AAP) Sam Stosur has suffered a shocking first-round loss to a Japanese teenager in California. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:17:05 +1200 Rafa, Novak back in charge, says number 5 Berdych (AFP) Washington (AFP) - Fifth-ranked Tomas Berdych, hoping to crack the top four in men's tennis for years, says Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have resumed their stranglehold at the top despite Stanislas Wawrinka's shock Australian Open title. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:41:00 +1200 Serena says woozy Wimbledon finish due to virus (AFP) Palo Alto (United States) (AFP) - Top-ranked Serena Williams, in her first tournament since looking weak in a disturbing Wimbledon exit, said her weariness was caused by a virus that had her bed-ridden for three days. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:39:58 +1200 Wimbledon semis run angers and motivates Raonic (AFP) Washington (AFP) - Reaching his first Grand Slam semi-final earlier this month at Wimbledon left seventh-ranked Milos Raonic disappointed in his effort and more motivated to capture his first major title. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:49:04 +1200 Dellacqua moves to career-high world No.31 (AAP) Casey Dellacqua has joined fellow Australian Sam Stosur in the top 32 on the women's world tennis rankings for a possible seeding at the US Open. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:35:14 +1200 Dimitrov, Monfils out of Washington tournament (Reuters) (Reuters) - Grigor Dimitrov and Gael Monfils have withdrawn from this week’s Citi Open Tournament, it was announced on Sunday.
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Tennis: Isner defends Atlanta ATP title (Newstalk ZB) American John Isner has defended his Atlanta ATP tennis title. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:37:58 +1200 Wimbledon semi-finalist Dimitrov pulls out with flu (AFP) Washington (AFP) - Ninth-ranked Grigor Dimitrov, coming off a Wimbledon semi-final run, pulled out of next week's ATP Washington Open after doctors diagnosed him with the flu and a sinus infection. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:02:46 +1200 Pablo Andujar breaks two-year title drought (AFP) Gstaad (Switzerland) (AFP) - Spain's Pablo Andujar broke a title drought lasting for more than two years on Sunday as he defeated Argentine Juan Monaco 6-3, 7-5 to win the Swiss Open. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:24:03 +1200 Defending champ Isner to face Sela in Atlanta final (AFP) Atlanta (AFP) - Top seed and defending champion John Isner reached his fourth Atlanta ATP final in five years with a straight-sets victory over fellow American Jack Sock. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:44:26 +1200