Serena Williams easily wins opening match at Miami Open; Novak Djokovic also advances
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) -- Serena Williams punctuated points Saturday with theatrics worthy of a Grand Slam final. There were squeals, knee kicks, pirouettes and fist pumps, sometimes all at once....

Serena and Venus Williams plan to play for US Fed Cup team against Italy next month
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) -- Serena and Venus Williams say they plan to play for the U.S. Fed Cup team next month against Italy....

Despite knee injury, Serena Williams hoping to play at Miami Open
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) -- Less than one week after Serena Williams withdrew from her Indian Wells semifinal with a knee injury, the two-time Miami Open defending champion said on Wednesday she's hoping to be fit to play on Friday night....

ITF: 2 lower-ranked tennis players suspended for breaking match-fixing rules
LONDON (AP) -- Two lower-ranked tennis players have been suspended and fined for violating the sport's match-fixing rules....

Rafael Nadal thinks ankle injury won't prevent him from competing at Miami Open
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) -- Rafael Nadal expects to compete at the Miami Open this week despite turning his left ankle in practice on Monday....

Rafael Nadal to play at Queen's Club ending three-year absence at grass-court tournament
LONDON (AP) -- Rafael Nadal says he will play at this year's Queen's Club, ending his three-year absence at the grass-court tournament....

South African judge convicts retired tennis champion Bob Hewitt of rape, sexual assault
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A judge in South Africa on Monday convicted Bob Hewitt, a former Grand Slam tennis champion, of raping and sexually assaulting three girls whom he had been coaching. The assaults occurred decades ago, according to the victims who are now grown women....

Djokovic beats Federer in 3 sets to claim 4th Indian Wells title; Halep wins women's title
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) -- Move over Roger Federer, there is another guy with a share of your crown as king of the desert....


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