MELBOURNE, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Roger Federer of Switzerland posted a straight-set win over German Florian Mayer in Thursday's second-round action at the 2006 Australian Open. World No. 1 and the 2004 Melbourne titlist, Federer blasted Mayer 6-1, 6-4, 6-0 in just 72 minutes at Rod Laver
LONDON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Mariano Puerta of Argentina has drawn an eight-year ban from the men's tennis circuit due to a positive drug test after the 2005 French Open final. The record ban was announced Wednesday by the Anti-Doping Tribunal of the International Tennis Federation.
NEW YORK, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Andre Agassi advanced to the men's semifinals at the U.S. Open tennis tournament Wednesday with a classic five-set win over James Blake. The 35-year-old lost the first two sets by scores of 6-3, 6-3, but used a gutsy finish to finally oust Blake, who has
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