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Apr 4, 2015

Tennis-Serena strolls to eighth Miami title

MIAMI, April 4 (Reuters) – Serena Williams won her eighth Miami Open title with little trouble, enjoying a 6-2 6-0 win over Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro in just 56 minutes on Saturday.

The victory was the world number one’s third consecutive title at Miami and she becomes just the fourth woman in the open-era to win the same tournament eight times, joining Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert and Steffi Graf.

Apr 4, 2015

Familiar foes Djokovic and Murray resume battle in Miami

MIAMI (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray renew their rivalry on Sunday in the final of the Miami Open with the Serb looking to extend his dominance over the Scot.

World number one Djokovic has won the last nine clashes of the pair on hard courts and overall has a 17-8 advantage in their meetings.

Apr 4, 2015

Tennis-Familiar foes Djokovic and Murray resume battle in Miami

MIAMI, April 4 (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray renew their rivalry on Sunday in the final of the Miami Open with the Serb looking to extend his dominance over the Scot.

World number one Djokovic has won the last nine clashes of the pair on hard courts and overall has a 17-8 advantage in their meetings.

Apr 4, 2015

Djokovic and Murray to meet again in Miami final

MIAMI (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic will face Britain’s Andy Murray in the final of the Miami Open for a third time on Sunday after the pair triumphed in their semi-finals.

Third seed Murray delivered a controlled and precise performance to beat Czech Tomas Berdych 6-4 6-4 while Djokovic faced greater resistance in the form of big-serving American John Isner but still won 7-6(3) 6-2.

Apr 4, 2015

Tennis-Djokovic and Murray to meet again in Miami final

MIAMI, April 3 (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic will face Britain’s Andy Murray in the final of the Miami Open for a third time on Sunday after the pair triumphed in their semi-finals.

Third seed Murray delivered a controlled and precise performance to beat Czech Tomas Berdych 6-4 6-4 while Djokovic faced greater resistance in the form of big-serving American John Isner but still won 7-6(3) 6-2.

Apr 3, 2015

Precise Murray tops Berdych to reach Miami final

MIAMI (Reuters) – Third seed Andy Murray, feeling right at home, delivered a controlled and precise performance to beat Czech Tomas Berdych 6-4 6-4 on Friday and reach the final of the Miami Open.

Murray will face world number one Novak Djokovic or big-serving American John Isner in Sunday’s final at Key Biscayne.

Apr 3, 2015

Precise Murray tops Berdych to reach Miami final

MIAMI (Reuters) – Third seed Andy Murray, feeling right at home, delivered a controlled and precise performance to beat Czech Tomas Berdych 6-4 6-4 on Friday and reach the final of the Miami Open.

Murray will face world number one Novak Djokovic or big-serving American John Isner in Sunday’s final at Key Biscayne.

Apr 3, 2015

Tennis-Precise Murray tops Berdych to reach Miami final

MIAMI, April 3 (Reuters) – Third seed Andy Murray, feeling right at home, delivered a controlled and precise performance to beat Czech Tomas Berdych 6-4 6-4 on Friday and reach the final of the Miami Open.

Murray will face world number one Novak Djokovic or big-serving American John Isner in Sunday’s final at Key Biscayne.

Apr 3, 2015

Halep bows out but more struggles with Serena await

MIAMI (Reuters) – Simona Halep is emerging as one of the few players on Tour capable of putting up a real fight against Serena Williams and the Romanian’s performance in Thursday’s Miami Open semi-final was another indication of her growing stature in the game.

Halep pushed the 19-times grand slam winner all the way before Williams sealed a 6-2 4-6 7-5 win at Key Biscayne to book her place in Saturday’s final against Carla Suarez Navarro.

Apr 3, 2015

Tennis-Halep bows out but more struggles with Serena await

MIAMI, April 3 (Reuters) – Simona Halep is emerging as one of the few players on Tour capable of putting up a real fight against Serena Williams and the Romanian’s performance in Thursday’s Miami Open semi-final was another indication of her growing stature in the game.

Halep pushed the 19-times grand slam winner all the way before Williams sealed a 6-2 4-6 7-5 win at Key Biscayne to book her place in Saturday’s final against Carla Suarez Navarro.

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