Tops seeds Williams, Kerber pull out of Dubai Open

Dubai (AFP) - Top seeds Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber have withdrawn from the WTA Dubai Open, organisers announced on Saturday.

Nishikori marches on in Memphis

Washington (AFP) - Top seed Kei Nishikori moved closer to a fourth straight ATP Memphis title, saving all five break points he faced in a 6-2, 6-4 quarter-final victory over Mikhail Kukushkin.


Kohlschreiber sends Cilic crashing out in Rotterdam

Rotterdam (Netherlands) (AFP) - German Philipp Kohlschreiber stunned second seed Marin Cilic 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Friday to move into the semi-finals of the Rotterdam World Tennis at the eighth attempt.


Van Gaal unsure about United future

Louis van Gaal admits he has no idea if he will be at Manchester United next season if the team fail to qualify for the Champions League.


Hot stuff Nadal into Argentina Open semi-finals

Buenos Aires (AFP) - Top seed and defending champion Rafael Nadal reached the Argentina Open semi-finals Friday, braving sweltering temperatures of 33 degrees to clinch a 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 win over …


Venus fights back to reach Taiwan semis

Taipei (AFP) - Venus Williams fought back from a slow start against Latvian world number 103 Anastasija Sevastova to reach the Taiwan Open semi-finals 7-5, 6-2 on Friday.