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Verdasco, Berlocq to decide Swedish Open championship

BASTAD, Sweden, July 13 (UPI) -- Eighth-seeded Fernando Verdasco of Spain prevailed over Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov Saturday in an epic semifinal match at the Swedish Open.

Simona Halep reaches finals again with Hungarian Grand Prix win

BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 13 (UPI) -- Simona Halep of Romania and Austrian Yvonne Meusburger won Saturday's semifinals matches at the Hungarian Grand Prix and will meet Sunday for the title.
Halep makes semifinals of Hungarian Grand Prix

Halep makes semifinals of Hungarian Grand Prix

BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 12 (UPI) -- Simona Halep, looking for a third title in her last four tournaments, earned a spot Friday in the semifinals of the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Maria Sharapova parts ways with coach of three years

Maria Sharapova parts ways with coach of three years

MOSCOW, July 12 (UPI) -- Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, ranked No. 2 in the world, said she is splitting with Thomas Hogstedt, her coach of three years, and will get a new coach.
Halep gains spot in Hungarian Grand Prix quarterfinals

Halep gains spot in Hungarian Grand Prix quarterfinals

BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 10 (UPI) -- No. 3-seeded Simona Halep dropped just two games Wednesday in earning a spot in the quarterfinals of the Hungarian Grand Prix tennis tournament.
Troicki, Verdasco win Swedish Open first-round matches

Troicki, Verdasco win Swedish Open first-round matches

BASTAD, Sweden, July 9 (UPI) -- Seeded players Viktor Troicki and Fernando Verdasco posted straight-set victories Tuesday as the first round of the Skistar Swedish Open wrapped up.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 9, 2013.
By United Press International
Marion Bartoli up to 7th in women's tennis rankings

Marion Bartoli up to 7th in women's tennis rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 8 (UPI) -- Marion Bartoli matches her previous career high by moving to No. 7 in the women's tennis rankings after winning the Wimbledon title.
Federer down to No. 5 in rankings for first time since 2003

Federer down to No. 5 in rankings for first time since 2003

LONDON, July 8 (UPI) -- Andy Murray's historic Wimbledon win overshadows another important point in men's tennis -- for the first time in a decade Roger Federer is out of the Top Four.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

BBC presenter apologizes for saying Bartoli's 'not a looker'

LONDON, July 7 (UPI) -- BBC presenter John Inverdale apologized Sunday for his "ham-fisted" remarks when he said Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli was "not a looker."
Andy Murray takes down Novak Djokovic for Wimbledon men's crown

Andy Murray takes down Novak Djokovic for Wimbledon men's crown

LONDON, July 7 (UPI) -- No. 2 seed Andy Murray defeated top-ranked Novak Djokovic in straight sets Sunday, becoming the first Briton to claim the Wimbledon men's title since 1936.

Bryan twins win Wimbledon men's doubles

LONDON, July 6 (UPI) -- Americans Mike and Bob Bryan won the men's doubles final at Wimbledon Saturday, giving the duo their fourth consecutive Grand Slam title.
Bartoli takes Wimbledon women's title

Bartoli takes Wimbledon women's title

LONDON, July 6 (UPI) -- Marion Bartoli collected her first Grand Slam title with a dominating win over Sabine Lisicki in the women's singles final Saturday at Wimbledon.
Djokovic, Murray to play for Wimbledon title

Djokovic, Murray to play for Wimbledon title

LONDON, July 6 (UPI) -- For the third time in the last four Grand Slam tournaments, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray will square off to determine a major tournament championship.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 6, 2013.
By United Press International

Djokovic, Murray advance to final at Wimbledon

LONDON, July 5 (UPI) -- Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, the top two ranked players in men's tennis, had wins Friday that put them into the finals of the 127th Wimbledon Championships.
Bartoli, Lisicki head into Wimbledon's women's final

Bartoli, Lisicki head into Wimbledon's women's final

LONDON, July 5 (UPI) -- Marion Bartoli returns to a Grand Slam final for the first time in six years as she takes on Sabine Lisicki for the Wimbledon women's singles title.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, July 5, 2013.
By United Press International

Bartoli, Lisicki advance to Wimbledon finals

WIMBLEDON, England, July 4 (UPI) -- Marion Bartoli and Sabine Lisicki won their semifinal matches at Wimbledon Thursday and will meet for the women's title Saturday.
Wimbledon success suggests del Potro is back

Wimbledon success suggests del Potro is back

LONDON, July 4 (UPI) -- Juan Martin del Potro, who once appeared on the verge of joining the tennis elite before injuries slowed him, is in a position to re-establish his credentials.
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