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LONDON - A simple plaque next to Court 18 at Wimbledon records the 11 hours and five minutes it took American John Isner to beat Frenchman Nicolas Mahut in a three-day epic in 2010.

Second seed Nishikori eases into Halle quarter-finals

BERLIN - Second seed Kei Nishikori eased into the last eight of the Halle Open on Thursday, beating serve and volleyer Dustin Brown 7-5 6-1 to set up a clash with Poland's Jerzy Janowicz.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 18 Jun 2015

Soderling hoping Nadal will lose at French Open

LONDON - Robin Soderling is sick of being the answer to a favorite quiz question, the one which asks who is the only player to beat nine-times champion Rafael Nadal at the French Open.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 19 May 2015

Nishikori retains Barcelona title with battling win

BARCELONA - Kei Nishikori was crowned Barcelona Open champion for the second consecutive year after a hard-fought 6-4 6-4 victory over surprise Spanish finalist Pablo Andujar on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 26 Apr 2015

Nadal to play new Stuttgart grass event

BERLIN - World number five Rafael Nadal will begin his grasscourt campaign at the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart after the event switched surfaces to green turf for the first time this year.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 16 Apr 2015

Serbia, Britain in control as depleted Swiss hold Belgium

KRALJEVO, Serbia - Serbia carved out a 2-0 lead over rivals Croatia while Britain led the U.S. by the same score and holders Switzerland were tied with Belgium in the Davis Cup world group first round on Friday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 06 Mar 2015

Serbia, Britain in control as depleted Swiss hold Belgium

KRALJEVO, Serbia - Serbia carved out a 2-0 lead over rivals Croatia while Britain led the U.S. by the same score and holders Switzerland were tied with Belgium in the Davis Cup world group first round on Friday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 06 Mar 2015

Sport lacks future 'star', says Indonesia's Taufik

BIRMINGHAM, England - A stark warning about the future direction of the men's game was issued on Tuesday by two of badminton’s recent greats on the eve of the All-England Championships.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 03 Mar 2015

Nadal wins first title of year in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES - Rafael Nadal won his first title of the year with a 6-4 6-1 victory over Juan Monaco in a rain-interrupted Argentine Open final on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 01 Mar 2015

Nadal wins first title of year in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES - Rafael Nadal won his first title of the year with a 6-4 6-1 victory over Juan Monaco in a rain-interrupted Argentine Open final on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 01 Mar 2015
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows in New York, in this August 31, 2008 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/Files

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