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2010-11-27 00:00:49

ATP Barclays World Tour Finals in London Nov 21-28 2010 and Earthvisionz announce the launch of this cutting-edge application that gives tennis fans an innovative way to experience events, featuring interactive content on "Players," "Getting There," "Being There" and "Best Of" London. Boulder (PRWEB) November 26, 2010 EarthvisionZ, a world leader in 3D virtual-earth website development, announced today the launch of their new dynamic virtual earth on the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals...

2009-09-13 18:18:05

Lukas Dlouhy and Leander Paes rallied from a first-set loss Sunday to win the U.S. Open men's doubles championship. Dlouhy, of the Czech Republic, and Paes, of India, the tournament's fourth-seeded team, defeated the No. 3 team of Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 in a match that lasted just over 2 hours.

2006-08-28 12:18:54

By Simon Cambers NEW YORK (Reuters) - Plans to change the face of men's tennis, including a move toward more round-robin events and weekend starts, have been praised by several of the world's top players. The ATP, the governing body of the men's tour, announced on Sunday it is to increase prize money, establish a multi-million dollar marketing fund and change the format of regular tour events to benefit player health and increase television exposure. Events will be allowed to...

2005-11-20 06:06:54

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Roger Federer inched toward a third successive season-ending Masters Cup title when he took a two-set lead over David Nalbandian in the final on Sunday. The world's top-ranked player won the second tiebreak of the match 13-11 to claim a 7-6, 7-6 lead. Federer, playing his 85th match of the year, is one set away from matching John McEnroe's professional-era record for a season tally of 82-3 set in 1984. Only Ilie Nastase (1971-73) and Ivan Lendl (1985-87) have...

2005-11-17 09:24:35

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Roger Federer survived a second-set meltdown to beat Argentina's Guillermo Coria 6-0 1-6 6-2 at the season-ending Masters Cup on Thursday, giving the Swiss his 80th win of the year. World number one Federer, who had already secured his place in the semi-finals, extended his winning streak to 34 matches as he seeks a third straight Masters title. Only Ilie Nastase in 1971-73 and Ivan Lendl in 1985-87 have won three in a row. Federer inexplicably fell apart in the...

2005-11-17 03:07:25

By Alastair Himmer SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chile's Fernando Gonzalez woke up $170,000 richer on Thursday after beating fellow substitute Mariano Puerta at the season-ending Masters Cup. Wednesday's Gold Group match was supposed to be between Rafael Nadal and Andre Agassi until both players pulled out of the $4.45 million Shanghai tournament with injury earlier in the week. Gonzalez's win added a $120,000 windfall to his alternate's appearance fee and left the world number 13 one...

2005-11-16 08:55:19

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Russia's Nikolay Davydenko beat Argentine Gaston Gaudio 6-3 6-4 to close in on a spot in the last four at the season-ending Masters Cup on Wednesday. World number seven Davydenko frustrated Gaudio with his pin-point accuracy to win his second straight match at the $4.45 million event in Shanghai. Gaudio, who won last year's French Open, slipped to 1-1 following his victory over countryman Mariano Puerta on Monday and must now win his final Gold Group match to...

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