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Tomas Berdych through to quarterfinals at Shenzhen Open
SHENZHEN, China (AP) -- Defending champion Tomas Berdych advanced to the quarterfinals of the Shenzhen Open by beating Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan 7-6 (7), 7-6 (4) Thursday....

Halep overpowers Keys to reach semifinals of Wuhan Open
WUHAN, China (AP) -- Fourth-seeded Simona Halep of Romania advanced to the semifinals of the Wuhan Open on Thursday with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Madison Keys of the United States....

4th-seeded Nao Hibino advances to Tashkent Open semifinals
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) -- Defending champion Nao Hibino reached the semifinals of the Tashkent Open on Thursday, advancing when Lesia Tsurenko retired after losing the first set 7-6 (6)....

Kerber, Muguruza confirmed for Brisbane International
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) -- Top-ranked Angelique Kerber has confirmed she will start 2017 at the Brisbane International tournament from Jan. 1 as she prepares to defend her Australian Open title....

South African tennis player gets lifetime ban for corruption
LONDON (AP) -- A low-ranked South African tennis player has been banned from the sport for life for attempting to fix matches....

Djokovic withdraws from China Open because of injury
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) -- Novak Djokovic says he has withdrawn from the China Open because of an elbow injury....

Williams writes she 'won't be silent' about police killings
Star tennis player Serena Williams says she "won't be silent" about the killing of black men by police officers....

Serena Williams to start 2017 season in Auckland
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Second-ranked Serena Williams will begin her 2017 season and Australian Open buildup at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand, organizers confirmed Tuesday....