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Apr 5, 2015

Tennis-Djokovic continues domination with win over Murray

MIAMI, April 5 (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic continued his impressive run of form, winning the Miami Open over Andy Murray 7-6(3) 4-6 6-0 at Key Biscayne on Sunday.

The victory followed Djokovic’s triumphs at the Australian Open and Indian Wells and was the Serb’s fifth title at Miami.

Apr 5, 2015

Far from the Bernabeu, Raul makes modest start with Cosmos

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (Reuters) – In a run-down stadium on the industrial outskirts of Florida’s Fort Lauderdale, record Real Madrid goal-scorer Raul made his belated debut for U.S. second division side New York Cosmos on Saturday.

While former Spain team mate David Villa enjoyed a debut with New York City in front of 40,000 fans at Yankee Stadium last month, fewer than 12,000 turned up to watch Raul play on a field showing the markings from a recent American football game.

Apr 5, 2015

Soccer-Far from the Bernabeu, Raul makes modest start with Cosmos

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, April 5 (Reuters) – In a run-down stadium on the industrial outskirts of Florida’s Fort Lauderdale, record Real Madrid goal-scorer Raul made his belated debut for U.S. second division side New York Cosmos on Saturday.

While former Spain team mate David Villa enjoyed a debut with New York City in front of 40,000 fans at Yankee Stadium last month, fewer than 12,000 turned up to watch Raul play on a field showing the markings from a recent American football game.

Apr 4, 2015

Serena strolls to eighth Miami title

MIAMI (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

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.

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