Tennis http://au.rd.yahoo.com/news/rss/top_stories/*http://au.news.yahoo.com/top/ en-au Copyright (c) 2014 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:01:32 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport https://s.yimg.com/ao/i/hp/nz2/test/ynz.gif 144 36 US Open finalist Wozniacki upbeat in Tokyo (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24991610 Tokyo (AFP) - Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki is hoping to keep the momentum from her first Grand Slam final appearance in five years going when she plays in the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo this week. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:18:42 +1200 Aussies on the rise in Davis Cup elite (The West Australian) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24991542 Australia have set their sights on becoming a Davis Cup force again after earning their place in the 2015 World Group of 16 with a 5-0 thrashing of Uzbekistan at Cottesloe Tennis Club. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:10:05 +1200 Tennis: Federer honoured by French finale (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24991237 Roger Federer has moved a step closer to winning the one major tennis trophy that's so far eluded him. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:37:32 +1200 Brazil beat Spain and return to World Group (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24991164 By Andrew Downie
(Reuters) - Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci beat Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut in four sets on Sunday to give Brazil a 3-1 Davis Cup victory that relegated the Spaniards from ...
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Tennis-Lucic-Baroni stuns Venus for first title in 16 years (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24990915 (Reuters) - Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni stunned Venus Williams 6-4 6-3 to win the Coupe Banque Nationale in Quebec City on Sunday, 16 years after her last WTA Title.
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NZ to play Chinese Taipei in Davis Cup (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24990630 New Zealand's opponent in their Davis Cup group one relegation tie will be Chinese Taipei. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:31:22 +1200 France, Switzerland in Davis Cup final as Spain crash (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24989240 Geneva (AFP) - France will host Switzerland in the Davis Cup final in November but five-time champions Spain lost their World Group status on Sunday after an 18-year-stay in the elite division. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:31:16 +1200 Cilic leads Croatia to Davis Cup playoff win, Spain out (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24989806 (Reuters) - Marin Cilic completed a dream week by steering Croatia into the Davis Cup World Group on Sunday but Spain found themselves out in the wilderness after crashing to defeat in Brazil.
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Analysis - No grand slam winners but France have impressive depth (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24989170 By Julien Pretot
PARIS (Reuters) - France have a real chance of beating Switzerland in the Davis Cup final, even if Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka will stand in their way.
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France wrap up Czech Republic tie with 4-1 win (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/24989127 PARIS (Reuters) - France wrapped up their Davis Cup semi-final tie against holders Czech Republic 4-1 on Sunday, a day after securing their final spot on home soil.
Julien Benneteau los...
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