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Pro tennis gets structural shake-up following ITF review
LONDON (AP) -- The number of players competing in professional tennis events will reduce drastically following a major structural shake-up aimed at helping more competitors earn a living and improving the pathway from junior level to the top of the sport....

Venus Williams beats No. 1 Kerber in Miami Open quarters
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) -- Venus Williams whacked a winner on her fifth match point, then spun and threw a celebratory fist toward her father, who watched from the front row while munching popcorn....

Virginia men's tennis coach moving to role with USTA
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Brian Boland, who has guided Virginia men's tennis to three national championships in the past four years, is leaving after this season for a position with the United States Tennis Association....

Injured Monfils to miss France's Davis Cup quarterfinal
PARIS (AP) -- Gael Monfils has withdrawn from France's Davis Cup quarterfinal against Britain next month because of injuries to his left knee and Achilles tendon....

Sharapova proud of her passion, integrity as doping ban ends
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) -- When Maria Sharapova realized her tennis career could be ended by what she claims was an accidental doping violation, the former world No. 1 decided she had to fight....

Djokovic in, Nadal out for Serbia-Spain Davis Cup
MADRID (AP) -- Rafael Nadal will miss Spain's Davis Cup quarterfinal against Serbia and the chance to take on Novak Djokovic in Belgrade next month....

Injured Murray to miss Davis Cup quarterfinals
LONDON (AP) -- Andy Murray will miss Britain's Davis Cup quarterfinal series against France next month because of an elbow injury....

Miami Open's future? 'It's a hard one,' Federer says
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) -- When it comes to tournament matchups, Key Biscayne has fallen behind....