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Tennis Halep Into Cincinnati Semis After Eighth Straight Win

– World number one Simona Halep pulled double duty at the weather-hit Cincinnati Masters in Ohio on Friday, beating Ashleigh Barty then Lesia Tsurenko to claim a...

Tsurenko Stuns Defending Cincinnati Champion Muguruza

– Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko stunned defending Cincinnati Masters champion Garbine Muguruza with a 2-6 6-4 6-4 second-round win over the seventh-seeded...

Serena Beaten By Kvitova In Second Round In Cincinnati

– Serena Williams was beaten 6-3 2-6 6-3 by Petra Kvitova in a thrilling second-round match at the Cincinnati Open on Tuesday, ending the American’s bid for...

Czech Diplomats Secure Release Of German Ngo Workers In Syria

PRAGUE – The Czech Republic has negotiated the release of two workers for a German humanitarian group in Syria, the Czech foreign ministry said on Thursday. The...

Pliskova Kerber Upset In Montreal

– The punishing serve that propelled Karolina Pliskova to the top of the tennis world last year proved ineffective against Kiki Bertens at the Rogers Cup in...

Tennis Pliskova Kerber Upset In Montreal

– The punishing serve that propelled Karolina Pliskova to the top of the tennis world last year proved ineffective against Kiki Bertens at the Rogers Cup in...

Czech Plane Returns Bodies Of Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan To Prague

PRAGUE – The bodies of three Czech soldiers killed in a suicide attack at the weekend in Afghanistan were returned to Prague on Wednesday in a ceremony marking the...

Hsbc Shifts European Branches To French Unit Control Ahead Of Brexit

LONDON – HSBC (HSBA.L) has shifted ownership of its Polish and Irish subsidiaries from its London-based entity to its French unit, and will do so for seven more...

Hometown Favorite Bouchard Falls In Montreal

– The vocal support of the home crowd was not enough to carry Canadian Eugenie Bouchard into the second round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Tuesday as she fell...