Murray streak to reach third round in Cincinnati

Andy Murray won his first match of the year in North America on Wednesday with a fighting 6-4, 6-1 opening victory over David Nalbandian at the Cincinnati Masters.

Murray, winner of this tournament for the last two years, is working to whip his game into shape for the US Open, which he calls his favourite of the Grand Slams.

Murray is through to the third round

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Federer moves back into 4th round at Wimbledon

Roger Federer advanced to the fourth round at Wimbledon by beating 2002 runner-up David Nalbandian 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 Saturday. Federer is bidding to equal the record of seven Wimbledon titles, held by Pete Sampras and Willie Renshaw.

The 16-time Grand Slam champion won the title at the All England Club from 2003-07 and in ’09, but lost in the quarterfinals last year. Nalbandian reached the final the year before Federer started his run of five straight titles, losing to Lleyton Hewitt.

roger federer at the 2011 Wimbledon Tennis Championships

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Davis Cup: Sweden and Argentine sweeps into the quarterfinals

The Swedes took a 2-0 lead Friday on singles victories by the 4th-ranked Robin Soderling 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 and Joachim Johansson 6-3,7-6 6-4.

The Swedes took a 2-0 lead Friday on singles victories by the 4th-ranked Robin Soderling 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 and Joachim Johansson 6-3,7-6 6-4. Simon Aspelin and Robert Lindstedt beat Igor Kunitsyn and Dmitry Tursunov 6-4, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (6), 6-2 Saturday to give the Swedes an unassailable 3-0 lead in the best-of-five series.Sweden will next play Serbia or India. Serbia is at home and ahead 2-1. Read more »