French Open champion Maria Sharapova admitted she had dug deep to reach the quarter-finals of Stuttgart's WTA tournament after her three-hour marathon victory over claycourt specialist Lucie Safarova on Thursday.
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Germany's Sabine Lisicki celebrates her fourth round victory over Russia's Maria Sharapova at the 2012 Wimbledon Championships in southwest London on July 2.
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Forty-eight hours after brazen Czech Lukas Rosol turned tennis's world order on its head by bludgeoning Rafa Nadal out of Wimbledon and 24 hours after Roger Federer came within two points of falling through the same trap door, Murray waged his own battle under the floodlights - this time with the clock.
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Defending champion Rafael Nadal beat fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro 7-6 (7-4), 6-2, 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the French Open semifinals without dropping a single set.
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Fourth-seeded American team of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond won the women's doubles final at the U.S. Open on Sunday by outlasting defening champions Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova.
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French Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova charged into the third round of the Australian Open with a commanding 6-2 6-2 win over fellow Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on Wednesday.
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Andy Murray shrugged off sunburn to lead Britain to a second consecutive victory at the Hopman Cup on Wednesday, beating Germany 2-1 to move to the verge of a surprise place in the final of the mixed team event.
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Former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova defeated Latvian Anastasija Sevastova 6-4 6-2 in just 63 minutes Thursday to reach the third round of the U.S. Open.
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