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Section: Saudi Gazette (Saudi Arabia)

    Flower power
    Mar17

    Flower power

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    Vesnina dumps Kerber
    Mar15

    Vesnina dumps Kerber

    INDIAN WELLS — Angelique Kerber won’t celebrate her return to world No. 1 with an Indian Wells title after a shock fourth-round exit Tuesday at the hands of Elena Vesnina. Russia’s 14th-seeded Vesnina toppled the second-seeded German 6-3, 6-3 to book a quarterfinal clash with seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams. Williams...

    Al-Attiyah races to easy victory
    Mar11

    Al-Attiyah races to easy victory

    DUBAI — Nasser Al-Attiyah produced a convincing victory in the inaugural Dubai International Baja powered by AW Rostamani and Nissan Saturday as Dubai-based South African rider Mark Ackerman produced a brilliant surge on the last leg to clinch the bikes crown. Qatar’s reigning FIA World Cup champion Al-Attiyah, partnered by French co-driver...

    Kyrgios sends Djokovic packing
    Mar03

    Kyrgios sends Djokovic packing

    ACAPULCO, Mexico — Australia’s Nick Kyrgios used a barrage of 25 aces to defeat top-seeded Novak Djokovic 7-6 (9), 7-5 early Friday morning and reach the semifinals of the Mexican Open. Kyrgios blasted 16 aces in the first set to beat Djokovic in his first match against the second-best player in the world and will play against American Sam...

    Svitolina upsets Kerber to meet Wozniacki in final
    Feb24

    Svitolina upsets Kerber to meet Wozniacki in final

    DUBAI — Seventh seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine bundled out top seed Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) Friday to set up a final with Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark at the Dubai Tennis Championships. Wozniacki, former world No. 1 and currently 15th, took just 90 minutes to beat her Latvian opponent Anastasija Sevastova 6-3, 6-4 and move...

    Wozniacki storms into semis
    Feb23

    Wozniacki storms into semis

    DUBAI — Caroline Wozniacki reached her sixth career Dubai Tennis Championships semifinals when she defeated Catherine “Cici” Bellis 6-3, 6-2 Thursday.
 Wozniacki, who won the Dubai title in 2011, reached the Doha final last week. She’s played nine matches in the last nine days.
 Bellis, the youngest player in the draw at 17, scored the...

    Pence reassures Europeans of ‘unwavering’ US commitment
    Feb18

    Pence reassures Europeans of ‘unwavering’ US commitment

    MUNICH, Germany — US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday pledged an “unwavering” commitment to transatlantic ties, in an emphatic reassurance to allies including German Chancellor Angela Merkel who pleaded with nations not to go it alone. Capping a week of whirlwind diplomacy by American officials who have descended on Europe to calm nerves...

    Ibra and Dzeko record hat tricks
    Feb17

    Ibra and Dzeko record hat tricks

    LONDON — The goals continued to flow for Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic and AS Roma’s Edin Dzeko as they recorded hat tricks to help their teams take commanding leads in the first legs of their Europa League last 32 ties Thursday. United swept aside St Etienne 3-0 at Old Trafford and Roma made light work of last season’s...

    Basilashvili stuns Karlovic
    Feb17

    Basilashvili stuns Karlovic

    WASHINGTON — Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili upset Croatian top seed Ivo Karlovic 7-6 (7-2), 6-3, Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the ATP Memphis Open. A week shy of his 25th birthday, the world No. 67 won all 37 of his first-serve points and took only 69 minutes to dispatch hard-serving 37-year-old Karlovic, ranked 20th....

    Mladenovic wins St Petersburg title
    Feb05

    Mladenovic wins St Petersburg title

    ST PETERSBURG — France’s Kristina Mladenovic won her maiden WTA singles title overcoming Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva in the final of the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy here Sunday.
 Mladenovic, ranked 51st in the world, won a tough three-setter 6-2, 6-7 (3/7), 6-4 in two hours 36 minutes to earn a 3-2 lead in their head-to-head record...

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