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  • Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts after losing a point against David Ferrer of Spain during their quarterfinals match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April 18, 2014. Ferrer won 7-6 6-4. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
    Nadal looks to put Monte Carlo behind him Associated Press - Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Top-ranked Rafael Nadal gets an immediate chance to shake off his surprisingly early exit at the Monte Carlo Masters by going for his ninth Barcelona … More »Nadal looks to put Monte Carlo behind him

    Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts after losing a point against David Ferrer of Spain during their quarterfinals match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April 18, 2014. Ferrer won 7-6 6-4. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Top-ranked Rafael Nadal gets an immediate chance to shake off his surprisingly early exit at the Monte Carlo Masters by going for his ninth Barcelona Open title this week.

  • Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a forehand return to his compatriot David Ferrer during their Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament match, in Monaco, on April 18, 2014
    Struggling Nadal seeks homeground solution AFP News - Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    World number one Rafael Nadal targets a ninth Barcelona Open title this week desperate to prove his shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final exit is not a sign of decline. … More »Struggling Nadal seeks homeground solution

    Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a forehand return to his compatriot David Ferrer during their Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament match, in Monaco, on April 18, 2014

    World number one Rafael Nadal targets a ninth Barcelona Open title this week desperate to prove his shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final exit is not a sign of decline. The 13-time Grand Slam champion failed to reach the final of the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time since he was 16 as he was defeated in straight …

  • Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland hits a return to his compatriot Roger Federer during their Monte Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament final, in Monaco, on April 20, 2014
    Wawrinka plays down French Open hopes AFP News - Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Stanislas Wawrinka played down his French Open hopes despite his Monte Carlo Masters title success against Roger Federer, claiming that the sport's big names remain in … More »Wawrinka plays down French Open hopes

    Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland hits a return to his compatriot Roger Federer during their Monte Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament final, in Monaco, on April 20, 2014

    Stanislas Wawrinka played down his French Open hopes despite his Monte Carlo Masters title success against Roger Federer, claiming that the sport's big names remain in a class of their own. His convincing 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 fightback at the Monte Carlo Country Club sealed the first all-Swiss final on the ATP in 14 years …

  • Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland holds his trophy after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in their final match at the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament, in Monaco, Sunday, April, 20, 2014. Wawrinka won 4-6, 7-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
    Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters Associated Press - Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    MONACO (AP) — Stanislas Wawrinka showed that his first Grand Slam title wasn't a fluke, upstaging his more illustrious countryman to add a maiden Masters trophy in … More »Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters

    Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland holds his trophy after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in their final match at the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament, in Monaco, Sunday, April, 20, 2014. Wawrinka won 4-6, 7-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    MONACO (AP) — Stanislas Wawrinka showed that his first Grand Slam title wasn't a fluke, upstaging his more illustrious countryman to add a maiden Masters trophy in Monte Carlo on Sunday.

  • Roger too much for Novak MB - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Monaco — Roger Federer will try to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time and Stanislas Wawrinka his first Masters title anywhere when they meet in an all-Swiss … More »Roger too much for Novak

    Monaco — Roger Federer will try to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time and Stanislas Wawrinka his first Masters title anywhere when they meet in an all-Swiss final on Sunday. Federer ousted defending champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday, after Wawrinka had beaten sixth-seeded David Ferrer of Spain 6-1, …

  • Wie ends 4-year title drought MB - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Kapolei, United States — American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010 on Saturday, firing five-under par 67 for a two-shot victory in the Lotte Championship. … More »Wie ends 4-year title drought

    Kapolei, United States — American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010 on Saturday, firing five-under par 67 for a two-shot victory in the Lotte Championship. Wie had six birdies, and not even a bogey at the final hole at her home course, Ko Olina, could dim her joy at her third career LPGA crown. “It feels …

  • Japanese amateur golfer Minami Katsu, 15, holds the Vantelin Ladies Open cup in Kumamoto, western Japan, on April 20, 2014
    Katsu becomes youngest Japan LPGA winner at 15 AFP News - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Schoolgirl Minami Katsu became the youngest winner on Japan's women's golf tour Sunday at the age of 15 years and 293 days. Going out one stroke off the pace, the amateur … More »Katsu becomes youngest Japan LPGA winner at 15

    Japanese amateur golfer Minami Katsu, 15, holds the Vantelin Ladies Open cup in Kumamoto, western Japan, on April 20, 2014

    Schoolgirl Minami Katsu became the youngest winner on Japan's women's golf tour Sunday at the age of 15 years and 293 days. Going out one stroke off the pace, the amateur player rolled in five birdies against one bogey for a round of 68 to win the Japan LPGA Vantelin Ladies Open with a total of 11-under-par 205 in the …

  • Minami Katsu hits out of a bunker on the 18th hole during the Vantelin Ladies Open golf tournament at Kumamoto Airport Country Club in Kumamoto, southwestern Japan, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Katsu, a 15-year-old Japanese high school student, won the tournament to become the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORY
    Youngest winner on Japan women's tour at age 15 Associated Press - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese 15-year-old Minami Katsu became the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour by shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take out the Vantelin … More »Youngest winner on Japan women's tour at age 15

    Minami Katsu hits out of a bunker on the 18th hole during the Vantelin Ladies Open golf tournament at Kumamoto Airport Country Club in Kumamoto, southwestern Japan, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Katsu, a 15-year-old Japanese high school student, won the tournament to become the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORY

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese 15-year-old Minami Katsu became the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour by shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take out the Vantelin Ladies Open.

  • Michelle Wie is congratulated by fellow golfers on the 18th green after winning the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented by J Golf on April 19, 2014 in Kapolei, Hawaii
    Wie's win snaps LPGA title drought AFP News - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010, firing five-under par 67 for a two-shot victory in the Lotte Championship. Wie had six birdies, and not even … More »Wie's win snaps LPGA title drought

    Michelle Wie is congratulated by fellow golfers on the 18th green after winning the LPGA LOTTE Championship Presented by J Golf on April 19, 2014 in Kapolei, Hawaii

    American Michelle Wie won her first LPGA title since 2010, firing five-under par 67 for a two-shot victory in the Lotte Championship. Wie had six birdies, and not even a three-putt bogey at the final hole at her home course, Ko Olina, could dim her joy at her third career LPGA crown. Wie's other two LPGA titles also came …

  • Michelle Wie reacts to winning the 2014 LPGA LOTTE Championship golf tournament on the 18th green at Ko Olina Golf Club, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Kapolei, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)
    Wie shoots 67, wins LPGA LOTTE Championship Associated Press - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and win the LPGA LOTTE Championship. More »Wie shoots 67, wins LPGA LOTTE Championship

    Michelle Wie reacts to winning the 2014 LPGA LOTTE Championship golf tournament on the 18th green at Ko Olina Golf Club, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Kapolei, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and win the LPGA LOTTE Championship.

  • Luke Donald of England acknowledges the gallery as Scott Langley looks on, on the 17th green during the third round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 19, 2014 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
    England's Donald takes two-stroke Heritage lead AFP News - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    England's Luke Donald fired a five-under par 66 to take a two-shot lead after three rounds of the US PGA Tour's Heritage. Donald went into the round with a share of … More »England's Donald takes two-stroke Heritage lead

    Luke Donald of England acknowledges the gallery as Scott Langley looks on, on the 17th green during the third round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 19, 2014 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

    England's Luke Donald fired a five-under par 66 to take a two-shot lead after three rounds of the US PGA Tour's Heritage. Donald went into the round with a share of fourth place behind the leading trio of K.J. Choi, Jim Furyk and Ben Martin, who topped the leaderboard after the storm-disrupted second round was completed …

  • Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after losing a point against Roger Federer of Switzerland, during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament, in Monaco, Saturday, April, 19, 2014. Federer won 7-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
    Federer beats injured Djokovic to reach final Associated Press - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    MONACO (AP) — Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 Saturday, and the second-ranked Serb said he plans to take a break to … More »Federer beats injured Djokovic to reach final

    Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after losing a point against Roger Federer of Switzerland, during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament, in Monaco, Saturday, April, 19, 2014. Federer won 7-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    MONACO (AP) — Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 Saturday, and the second-ranked Serb said he plans to take a break to let his injured wrist heal.

  • Jimenez up Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Duluth, Georgia — After shooting a course record in his first round on the Champions Tour, Miguel Angel Jimenez proclaimed “I love it!” and then departed in search of … More »Jimenez up

    Duluth, Georgia — After shooting a course record in his first round on the Champions Tour, Miguel Angel Jimenez proclaimed “I love it!” and then departed in search of his usual post-round refreshments. Avoiding a post-Masters letdown, Jimenez had an eagle and five birdies in his 65 on Friday to lead the cold, soggy Greater …

  • Nadal falls MB - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Monte Carlo, Monaco — Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal slumped to a shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final defeat to compatriot David Ferrer on Friday while Roger Federer … More »Nadal falls

    Monte Carlo, Monaco — Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal slumped to a shock Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final defeat to compatriot David Ferrer on Friday while Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic struggled into a semi-final showdown. Ferrer claimed a famous 7-6 (1), 6-4 win to hand the top seed only his third loss in the principality …

  • P650,000 payday for champ MB - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    A whopping P3.5 million purse, including the top P650,000 prize, will be up for grabs when the ICTSI Sherwood Hills Classic fires off April 23 at Sherwood Hills Golf … More »P650,000 payday for champ

    A whopping P3.5 million purse, including the top P650,000 prize, will be up for grabs when the ICTSI Sherwood Hills Classic fires off April 23 at Sherwood Hills Golf Club in Dasmarinas, Cavite, making it the richest leg in the six-year history of the ICTSI Philippine Golf Tour. The Sherwood leg is actually the first of …

  • Lascuna tumbles MB - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Antonio Lascuna suffered a big meltdown as he shot a 5-over 77 to stumble from a share of second place to a joint tie for 23rd after three rounds of the Maybank Malaysian … More »Lascuna tumbles

    Antonio Lascuna suffered a big meltdown as he shot a 5-over 77 to stumble from a share of second place to a joint tie for 23rd after three rounds of the Maybank Malaysian Open at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club. After trailing by two shots over leader Lee Westwood at the halfway point, Lascuna went on a freefall …

  • Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts during his Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament tennis match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic on April 19, 2014 in Monaco
    Federer, Wawrinka into all-Swiss Monte Carlo final AFP News - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka eased into the Monte Carlo Masters final on Saturday, setting up the first all-Swiss title showdown in 14 years. Federer, who has … More »Federer, Wawrinka into all-Swiss Monte Carlo final

    Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts during his Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament tennis match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic on April 19, 2014 in Monaco

    Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka eased into the Monte Carlo Masters final on Saturday, setting up the first all-Swiss title showdown in 14 years. Federer, who has never won the trophy in the principality, beat Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 as the defending champion and world number two struggled with a right wrist injury …

  • Roger Federer of Switzerland returns the ball to Novak Djokovic of Serbia, during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday, April, 19, 2014. Federer won 7-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
    Federer beats Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo final Associated Press - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    MONACO (AP) — Roger Federer will try to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time and Stanislas Wawrinka his first Masters title anywhere when they meet in an all-Swiss … More »Federer beats Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo final

    Roger Federer of Switzerland returns the ball to Novak Djokovic of Serbia, during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday, April, 19, 2014. Federer won 7-6, 6-2. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    MONACO (AP) — Roger Federer will try to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time and Stanislas Wawrinka his first Masters title anywhere when they meet in an all-Swiss final on Sunday.

  • Ben Martin at the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, on April 19, 2014
    Furyk, Martin match Choi for PGA Heritage lead AFP News - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Americans Jim Furyk and Ben Martin matched South Korea's K.J. Choi for the lead on Saturday after the conclusion of the storm-halted second round of the $5.8 million … More »Furyk, Martin match Choi for PGA Heritage lead

    Ben Martin at the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, on April 19, 2014

    Americans Jim Furyk and Ben Martin matched South Korea's K.J. Choi for the lead on Saturday after the conclusion of the storm-halted second round of the $5.8 million US PGA Heritage tournament.

  • Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland, celebrates as he defeated David Ferrer of Spain during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Wawrinka won 6-1 7-6. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
    Wawrinka beats Ferrer to reach Monte Carlo final Associated Press - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    MONACO (AP) — Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka reached the Monte Carlo Masters final after beating Spaniard David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6 (3) on Saturday to set up … More »Wawrinka beats Ferrer to reach Monte Carlo final

    Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland, celebrates as he defeated David Ferrer of Spain during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Wawrinka won 6-1 7-6. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    MONACO (AP) — Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka reached the Monte Carlo Masters final after beating Spaniard David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6 (3) on Saturday to set up a possible all-Swiss decider against Roger Federer.