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Djokovic, Nadal to meet in Madrid Open semifinal

/ May 13, 2017

Djokovic, Nadal to meet in Madrid Open semifinal

Rafael Nadal set up a semifinal against Novak Djokovic after withstanding a tough challenge from David Goffin 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 at the Madrid Open on Friday. Djokovic, the defending champion, advanced when Kei Nishikori withdrew before their quarterfinal because of a wrist injury. “It’s ...

McGirt, Hughes tied at Sawgrass

/ May 12, 2017

McGirt, Hughes tied at Sawgrass

Mackenzie Hughes and William McGirt fired identical 67s to take the co-lead after the first round of The Players Championship on Thursday as Sergio Garcia aced No. 17 in his first event since winning the Masters. Alex Noren, of Sweden, Spain’s Jon Rahm, J.B. ...

/ May 11, 2017

Cirstea eliminates Doi in third round at Madrid Open

Misaki Doi fell to Sorana-Mihaela Cirstea of Romania 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 in the Madrid Open women’s singles on Wednesday, a disappointing third-round loss to a lower-ranked player. The unseeded Doi, who is currently ranked 53rd in the world, was handed her third defeat in ...

Penguins' Fleury stonewalls Capitals in Game 7

/ May 11, 2017

Penguins' Fleury stonewalls Capitals in Game 7

Marc-Andre Fleury thanked his stick and flashed a smile so wide it could be seen through his mask. This was vintage Fleury, and he has the Pittsburgh Penguins one step closer to another Stanley Cup. Fleury stopped all 29 shots in a turn-back-the-clock performance ...

/ May 10, 2017

Doi advances to third round at Madrid Open

Misaki Doi beat Donna Vekic of Croatia 6-1, 6-2 in the women’s singles Tuesday to book herself a spot in the third round of the Madrid Open. Unseeded Doi, who pulled off a surprise upset over world No. 10 Madison Keys in the first ...