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Defending champion Roddick dumped out as Raonic's rise continuesupdated: Thu Feb 23 2012 07:58:00

At last year's Regions Morgan Keegan Championships, former world No. 1 Andy Roddick defeated rookie Milos Raonic in the final to claim his 30th ATP Tour title.

Tension too much for tennis star's pregnant wifeupdated: Thu Jan 26 2012 12:08:00

When Bob and Mike Bryan faced match point in their Australian Open men's doubles semifinal, it wasn't just the twin brothers who were feeling the strain.

Bryan twins top doubles rankingsupdated: Thu Jan 26 2012 12:08:00

The Bryan brothers talk to CNN about their successful year and tour the 02 arena for the ATP World Tour Finals.

Tired Tsonga slumps to Kooyong defeatupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 12:05:00

Qatar Open winner Jo-Wilfried Tsonga blamed fatigue and a troublesome wind for his straight sets defeat by Jurgen Melzer in the Kooyong Classic in Melbourne on Wednesday.

Nadal and Federer on course for finalupdated: Thu Jan 05 2012 15:03:00

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer remain on course for a showdown in the Qatar Open final this weekend after both players won their quarterfinal matches on Thursday.

Tsonga sent crashing out by Nishikoriupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 14:40:00

Fourth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has crashed out in the second round of the Shanghai Masters, beaten in three sets by Japan's Kei Nishikori.

Djokovic on course in Cincinnatiupdated: Fri Aug 19 2011 06:16:00

World number one Novak Djokovic is into the quarterfinals of the Western and Southern Open after beating the Czech Republic's Radek Stepanek 6-3 6-3 in Cincinnati.

Djokovic wins opening Cincinnati matchupdated: Thu Aug 18 2011 08:40:00

World number one Novak Djokovic dismissed Ryan Harrison 6-2 6-3 to advance into the third round of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati. Jon Wertheim: Stepanek, Radwanksa win titles in throwback styleupdated: Mon Aug 08 2011 11:20:00

1. Stepanek goes old school: There was plenty of networking in Washington, D.C., last week. At the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, 32-year-old Radek Stepanek -- who entered the week ranked No. 54 -- beat top-seeded Gael Monfils 6-4, 6-4 in the final on Sunday for his first title in 2½ years.

Stepanek earns shock Legg Mason triumphupdated: Mon Aug 08 2011 08:35:00

Radek Stepanek claimed a shock win against top seed Gael Monfils to clinch the Legg Mason Classic in Washington.

Monfils edges Isner in semi classicupdated: Sun Aug 07 2011 10:05:00

Top seed Gael Monfils saved a match point before edging past American John Isner to reach the final of the Legg Mason Classic in Washington on Saturday.

Monfils to face Isner in Washington semisupdated: Sat Aug 06 2011 10:57:00

Gael Monfils remains on course for his first final appearance of 2011 after a comfortable victory over Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic 6-4, 6-4 in their quarterfinal clash at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington.

Blake makes winning start to Legg Mason Classicupdated: Tue Aug 02 2011 11:17:00

American James Blake is safely through to the second round of the Legg Mason Classic after a straight-sets victory over Tatsuma Ito of Japan.

Hantuchova halts Venus return in Eastbourne; Stosur topples Zvonarevaupdated: Thu Jun 16 2011 15:58:00

A day after her sister Serena's comeback was ended in Eastbourne, Venus Williams suffered a similar fate losing in the quarterfinals to Daniela Hantuchova.

Nadal struggles past Stepanek to reach Queen's quartersupdated: Thu Jun 09 2011 15:55:00

Top seed and world number one Rafael Nadal is through to the quarterfinals at Queen's Club, but the Spaniard made heavy weather of defeating Czech Radek Stepanek in three sets.

Nadal and Murray progress at Queen'supdated: Wed Jun 08 2011 16:37:00

World number one Rafael Nadal made a safe transition to grass by reaching the third round at Queen's just three days after his sixth French Open triumph.

Del Potro and Safina progress at Indian Wellsupdated: Fri Mar 11 2011 10:37:00

Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro continued his impressive comeback with a straight-sets win over Radek Stepanek in the first round of the Masters Series event at Indian Wells.

Nadal wins in Tokyo as Roddick exits; Djokovic in China semisupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 10:28:00

World number one Rafael Nadal has reached the semifinals of the Japan Open in Tokyo, but the tournament's second seed Andy Roddick is out.

Garcia-Lopez continues top form in Japanupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 09:32:00

Last week's Thailand Open champion Guillermo Garcia-Lopez continued his fine run of recent form by reaching the quarterfinals of the Japan Open in Tokyo on Wednesday.

France book place in Davis Cup finalupdated: Sat Sep 18 2010 16:53:00

France have secured their place in the Davis Cup final after taking an unassailable 3-0 lead in their semi-final against Argentina in Lyon on Saturday.

France edge closer to Davis Cup finalupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 15:54:00

France are one victory away from reaching the Davis Cup final after winning both opening singles rubbers against Argentina in Lyon on Friday.

Djokovic withdraws from Davis Cup tieupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 11:08:00

Beaten U.S. Open finalist Novak Djokovic has been forced to withdraw from Serbia's Davis Cup semifinal against Czech Republic with gastroenteritis. Jon Wertheim: Defending Maria Sharapovaupdated: Tue Jan 19 2010 14:38:00

What do you think Maria Sharapova should do? Bring her father, Yuri, back to the box? This can't be about the serve only, Elena Dementieva has been in the top 10 without a proper serve for ages. Sharapova risks ending up in the Martina Hingis/Daniela Hantuchova category: at their best when they are "only 17" and unable to repeat their earlier results after age 20. By the way, if Sharapova's career history holds up then she should win the 2010 French Open. -- Don, Europe

Roddick and Cilic claim ATP Tour titlesupdated: Sun Jan 10 2010 12:19:00

Top seed Andy Roddick beat defending champion Radek Stepanek in two tiebreak sets to claim the ATP tournament in Brisbane on Sunday.

Henin injured in final defeat to Clijstersupdated: Sat Jan 09 2010 14:06:00

Kim Clijsters defeated fellow comeback queen Justine Henin in the final of the Brisbane International on Saturday, saving two match-points and wasting three as she won an epic clash.

Nadal and Ferrer complete Spain whitewashupdated: Sun Dec 06 2009 12:25:00

Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer completed Spain's Davis Cup final whitewash over the Czech Republic in Barcelona.

Spain retain Davis Cup with 3-0 winupdated: Sat Dec 05 2009 15:37:00

Spain have retained the Davis Cup after taking an unassailable 3-0 lead in the final against the Czech Republic by winning the doubles on Saturday.

Spain omit Verdasco for Davis singlesupdated: Thu Dec 03 2009 15:33:00

Both team captains made surprise picks ahead of Friday's opening rubbers in the Davis Cup final between defending champions Spain and the Czech Republic on clay in Barcelona.

Stepanek overcomes Murrayupdated: Thu Nov 12 2009 16:26:00

Andy Murray produced a sluggish performance as he was knocked out of the Paris Masters by Radek Stepanek on Thursday.

Federer and Djokovic in Basel finalupdated: Sat Nov 07 2009 17:13:00

Roger Federer will play Novak Djokovic for the title at the ATP tournament in Basel after contrasting semifinal victories on Saturday.

Nadal survives scare before reaching semifinalsupdated: Fri Oct 16 2009 12:53:00

Top seed Rafael Nadal was given a scare before being handed a place in the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters.

Nadal, Djokovic sweep into Shanghai quartersupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 11:45:00

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic remain on course for a final showdown at the Shanghai Masters as both cruised into the quarterfinals with convincing victories in China on Thursday.

Djokovic, Federer ease into U.S. Open quartersupdated: Tue Sep 08 2009 15:06:00

Fourth seed Novak Djokovic cruised to a fourth-round victory over 15th seed Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic, winning 6-1 6-3 6-3 at the U.S. Open.

Wimbledon: Murray survives five-set thrillerupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 23:01:00

Andy Murray survived a five-set thriller on Monday to defeat Stanislas Wawrinka and advance to the Wimbledon quarterfinals.

Making money out of Wimbledonupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 23:01:00

London homeowners are preparing to rent their flats and homes during Wimbledon. CNN's Ayesha Durgahee reports.

Wimbledon - men's singles previewupdated: Wed Jun 24 2009 12:23:00

The absence of defending champion Rafael Nadal has overshadowed the men's singles at Wimbledon and has increased British expectations that Andy Murray may finally become the first home winner of the tournament in over 70 years.

Murray taken to four sets before progressingupdated: Tue Jun 23 2009 15:18:00

Third seed Andy Murray is through to the second round of the Wimbledon men's singles, but he dropped a set to American Robert Kendrick before eventually progressing 7-5 6-7 6-3 6-4.

Federer avenges Rome defeat by Stepanekupdated: Thu Apr 30 2009 16:35:00

Second seed Roger Federer is through to the last eight of the Rome Masters after beating 16th seed Radek Stepanek in straight sets to gain revenge for his defeat by the Czech in last year's quarters.

Wawrinka sent crashing but Nadal marches onupdated: Thu Apr 23 2009 15:19:00

Eighth seed Stanislas Wawrinka became the biggest casualty of this week's clay-court Barcelona Open when he was beaten in three sets by Czech Radek Stepanek.

Murray charges into Miami last eightupdated: Wed Apr 01 2009 11:30:00

Andy Murray charged into the quarterfinals of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami with a 6-1 6-0 demolition of Serbian Victor Troicki in just 58 minutes.

Nadal steers Spanish to brink of victoryupdated: Sat Mar 07 2009 13:07:00

World number one Rafael Nadal brought defending champions Spain to the brink of victory in their Davis Cup last 16 match at home to Serbia, crushing Janko Tipsarevic in straight sets in Benidorm.

Roddick claims first title of the seasonupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 11:23:00

Andy Roddick powered to his first ATP Tour title of the season with a 7-5 7-5 victory over fifth seed Radek Stepanek in Memphis.

Roddick battles into Memphis semifinalsupdated: Sat Feb 21 2009 09:24:00

Top seed Andy Roddick is through to the semifinals of the Memphis Open after a battling three-set victory over fellow-American Sam Querry on Friday.

Hewitt reaches quarterfinals in Memphisupdated: Fri Feb 20 2009 12:22:00

Lleyton Hewitt continued his fine run in the ATP tournament in Memphis by beating fellow-Australian Chris Guccione to reach the quarterfinals as his comeback gathers pace.

Roddick continues fine form in San Joseupdated: Sat Feb 14 2009 10:32:00

Top-seed Andy Roddick stepped up his bid for a fourth tournament victory in San Jose with a 7-5 6-4 win over Germany's Tommy Haas on Friday night.

Stepanek beats Verdasco to Brisbane titleupdated: Sun Jan 11 2009 14:55:00

Radek Stepanek claimed the men's title at the inaugural Brisbane International tournament by upsetting Fernando Verdasco of Spain in a three-set final on Sunday.

Mauresmo suffers Brisbane injury setbackupdated: Fri Jan 09 2009 13:53:00

France's Amelie Mauresmo is an injury doubt for the Australian Open after a thigh strain forced the former world number one to quit her semifinal at the WTA tournament in Brisbane.

Mighty Murray eases into Masters Cup semisupdated: Wed Nov 12 2008 11:31:00

British number one Andy Murray booked his place in the Masters Cup semifinals after a comfortable 6-4 6-2 win over Frenchman Gilles Simon in Shanghai on Wednesday.

Federer back with straight sets Madrid winupdated: Wed Oct 15 2008 17:39:00

Roger Federer returned to competitive action for the first time since his U.S. Open triumph to beat Radek Stepanek 6-3 7-6 on Wednesday in the second round of the Madrid Masters.

Injured Del Potro out of Vienna tournamentupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 13:16:00

Juan Martin Del Potro has withdrawn from the Austrian Open in Vienna after suffering from an injury to his right toe.

Top seed Stepanek withdraws through injuryupdated: Wed Jun 18 2008 16:31:00

Czech star Radek Stepanek is a doubt for Wimbledon after the top seed pulled out of the ATP grasscourt event at Nottingham with a rib injury.

Gasquet defeated at Dutch tournamentupdated: Tue Jun 17 2008 14:47:00

Second-seeded Richard Gasquet was upset by fellow Frenchman Marc Gicquel 7-5 7-6 (6) in the second round of the Ordina Open on Tuesday.

Wawrinka, Djokovic benefit from retirementsupdated: Sat May 10 2008 16:47:00

Stanislas Wawrinka reached the final of the Rome Masters on Saturday when sixth seed Andy Roddick retired after losing the first three games of their semifinal.

Soderling faces Darcis in Memphis finalupdated: Sun Mar 02 2008 10:06:00

Robin Soderling advanced to his second consecutive ATP final on Saturday when he beat Radek Stepanek 7-6 (2) 6-3 in the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships.

Djokovic through after epic battleupdated: Sat Sep 01 2007 06:33:00

World number three Novak Djokovic battled through painful leg cramps to outlast Radek Stepanek in a gruelling five-set thriller to reach the third round of the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows.

Djokovic wins epic matchupdated: Sat Sep 01 2007 03:53:00

They broke out odd little dances after hitting big shots, swaying their hips and rocking their arms to music only in their heads. Jon Wertheim: With mainstream sports reeling, can tennis step up?updated: Wed Aug 01 2007 01:43:00

Refs on the take in the NBA, (alleged) steroid user assaulting the cherished 755 in MLB, dog-fighting scandal in the NFL (along with the Bengals) -- is this the perfect time for tennis to make some market gains in the States? We have the U.S. Open coming up, some great storylines, and hopefully no scandals on the horizon (save for Nadal's capris being made in an unsavory sweatshop or something). -- Brian, Santa Monica, Calif.

French chances fade in Gstaad heatupdated: Fri Jul 13 2007 03:42:00

Hopes of an all-French final at the Swiss Open ended on Friday when three of the country's four quarterfinalists were beaten.

Ruthless Roddick sees off Stepanekupdated: Tue Jun 12 2007 09:26:00

Three times former champion Andy Roddick put the dark days of clay behind him on Tuesday to record a confident 6-4 6-4 second-round victory over Radek Stepanek on the grass at Queen's.

Federer to compete without a coachupdated: Mon May 14 2007 09:49:00

Roger Federer will play the French Open and Wimbledon without a coach after splitting with Tony Roche, the world number one said on Monday.

Nalbandian recovers to go throughupdated: Mon Apr 16 2007 07:46:00

David Nalbandian survived an early scare to move into the Monte Carlo Masters second round with a 3-6 6-2 6-1 victory over Italian qualifier Federico Luzzi on Monday. Time to hoist the trophyupdated: Fri Feb 09 2007 10:58:00

The 2007 Davis Cup competition begins Friday with the men of the United States lacing up their clay-court sneakers to face the Czech Republic on their turf. The Americans' clay-court struggles are well documented, but I'm confident they will net their first world group clay-court victory in 10 years.

Federer stretched in season openerupdated: Wed Jan 10 2007 03:39:00

Roger Federer was given a scare in his first competitive match of 2007 before defeating Radek Stepanek 7-6 6-7 7-6 in the Kooyong exhibition tournament on Wednesday night in Melbourne.

Hewitt goes out of Adelaide eventupdated: Thu Jan 04 2007 07:57:00

Lleyton Hewitt has crashed out of the Adelaide International at the hands of world number 94 Igor Kunitsyn of Russia.

Hingis caps comeback year with winupdated: Sun Dec 31 2006 05:49:00

Martina Hingis rounded off her first full year back in professional tennis with a straight sets win over Austria's Sybille Bammer in the opening round of the Australian women's hardcourt championships on Sunday.

Stepanek snubs Czech Davis returnupdated: Fri Dec 22 2006 13:14:00

Radek Stepanek has retired from the Czech Republic Davis Cup team after a bitter dispute with his home federation.

Federer warms-up for title defenseupdated: Tue Oct 24 2006 06:11:00

World No. 1 Roger Federer will fine-tune preparations for his Australian Open title defense by playing at the Kooyong Classic in Melbourne.

Roddick, Hewitt drop out of top 10updated: Mon Jul 10 2006 09:50:00

Former world number one Andy Roddick has slid out of the world's top 10 for the first time since 2002.

Robredo romps to first Masters winupdated: Sun May 21 2006 09:25:00

Spain's Tommy Robredo won his first Masters Series title on Sunday, defeating Czech Radek Stepanek 6-1 6-3 6-3 in a one-sided final in Hamburg.

Robredo to face Stepanek in finalupdated: Sat May 20 2006 11:55:00

Spain's Tommy Robredo reached the final of a Masters Series event for the first time when he beat Mario Ancic of Croatia 7-5 6-4 to set up a Hamburg title clash with Czech Radek Stepanek.

Ancic recovers to defeat Davydenkoupdated: Fri May 19 2006 17:06:00

Mario Ancic fought back from a set down against fourth seed Nikolay Davydenko at the Hamburg Masters, winning 5-7 7-6 6-3 to set up a semifinal with Tommy Robredo.

Stepanek through to the last fourupdated: Fri May 19 2006 09:48:00

Radek Stepanek became the first player to reach the semifinals of the Hamburg Masters on Friday, defeating Max Mirnyi of Belarus 7-6 6-1.

Top seeds all go through in Italyupdated: Thu May 11 2006 09:41:00

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal remain on course for a showdown in the final of the Rome Masters after they both enjoyed comfortable wins to reach the last eight.

Stepanek powers to first ATP titleupdated: Sun Feb 26 2006 11:24:00

Radek Stepanek thrashed Christophe Rochus 6-0 6-3 in 45 minutes in the Rotterdam World Tennis final to clinch his maiden ATP title.

Seeds tumble in Croatia tournamentupdated: Thu Feb 02 2006 16:44:00

Seeds continued to tumble at the Zagreb indoor tournament when Radek Stepanek, Feliciano Lopez, Jarkko Nieminen and Mario Ancic all lost their second round matches.

Moya into Chennai final once moreupdated: Sat Jan 07 2006 14:39:00

Twice defending champion Carlos Moya reached the Chennai Open final for the third straight year with a 6-4 6-7 7-6 victory over Czech Radek Stepanek.

Ljubicic continues superb sequenceupdated: Sat Nov 05 2005 06:42:00

Ivan Ljubicic extended his brilliant indoor run by outgunning top seed Andy Roddick 6-3 7-5 with an impressive display to reach the Paris Masters final.

Roddick saves match points to winupdated: Fri Nov 04 2005 11:25:00

Top seed Andy Roddick saved two match points before overcoming David Ferrer 2-6 6-3 7-6 to reach the Paris Masters semifinals.

Stepanek beats Vienna holder Lopezupdated: Fri Oct 14 2005 11:16:00

Radek Stepanek defeated defending champion Feliciano Lopez 7-6 7-6 to reach the semifinals of the Vienna Trophy.

Troubled Puerta suffers shock lossupdated: Thu Oct 06 2005 10:14:00

Top seed Mariano Puerta, the subject of doping allegations, slumped to an embarrassing 6-2 6-7 7-5 defeat to Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis at the Japan Open.

Roddick exits to inspired Mathieuupdated: Wed Aug 10 2005 03:03:00

Paul-Henri Mathieu turned the form book on its head with a stunning first round victory over third seed Andy Roddick in the first round of the Montreal Masters on Tuesday.

Henman dream over for another yearupdated: Thu Jun 23 2005 11:51:00

British favorite Tim Henman has crashed out in the second round, losing 3-6 6-2 3-6 6-3 8-6 to Russian Dmitry Tursunov.

French Open men's resultsupdated: Mon May 23 2005 14:33:00

Results of Wednesday's second round men's singles matches (Seeds in bold):

Nadal's winning streak continuesupdated: Thu Apr 21 2005 12:48:00

Rafael Nadal's impressive season continued with a 6-1 6-2 win over Dominik Hrbaty on Thursday that took him into the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open.

Federer reaches semis after battleupdated: Thu Feb 17 2005 09:13:00

World number one Roger Federer warmed up for an explosive semi-final showdown with Mario Ancic with a battling 7-5 7-5 win over Russia's Nikolay Davydenko at the World Indoor Tournament.

Hewitt through to Sydney last fourupdated: Thu Jan 13 2005 10:43:00

Lleyton Hewitt stretched his winning streak to 18 at the Sydney International Thursday to set up a semi-final showdown with the 'Beast of Belarus' .

Defending champion Hewitt throughupdated: Tue Jan 11 2005 03:35:00

Defending champion Lleyton Hewitt scored an emphatic opening win in the Sydney International with a 6-1 6-2 victory over Slovak Karol Beck on Tuesday.

Czech Stepanek reaches Paris semisupdated: Fri Nov 05 2004 10:10:00

Czech qualifier Radek Stepanek booked his place in the semi-finals of the Paris Masters with a 7-6 6-3 win over Mikhail Youzhny, who knocked out holder Tim Henman the day before.

Schuettler dumped out in Stuttgartupdated: Wed Jul 14 2004 14:59:00

Top seed Rainer Schuettler has been knocked out of the Stuttgart Cup, going down 6-7 6-3 6-2 to Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic in the second round.

Chile clinch showdown with Germanyupdated: Tue May 18 2004 14:33:00

Defending champions Chile face hosts Germany on Thursday for a place in the World Team Cup final after both stayed unbeaten in Duesseldorf on Tuesday.

Stepanek upsets the Russian holderupdated: Mon Apr 12 2004 14:45:00

Czech outsider Radek Stepanek defeated holder Nikolay Davydenko in the opening round on Monday, removing the Russian 7-6 6-3 in Estoril.

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