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Muster shifting emphasis to hard courts

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Austrian clay court specialist Thomas Muster continued his improving hard court campaign Thursday, beating Martin Damm of the Czech Republic 6-3, 3-6...

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Martin narrowly avoids shutout

MELBOURNE, Australia - Alberto Martin couldn't save the match, so he saved face. The veteran clay-court specialist finally held his serve on Tuesday in a first-round match against Andy Murray to avoid a shutout. Martin was...

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...of the Rogers Cup with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over unseeded Paul-Henri Mathieu of France on Saturday. The clay-court specialist, looking for his first hardcourt title, will face the winner of the second semifinal between Andre Agassi and...

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Tennis roundup: Muster wins in semifinals

...and seventh seeds, came out aggressively to beat the sixth-seeded Muster in the opening set. But Muster, a clay-court specialist, who won this tournament in 1995 and 1996, was able to gain the advantage when Alami seemed to lose his nerve...

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Costa reaches French Open semifinals

...Sebastien Grosjean, and No. 4 Andre Agassi against clay-court specialist Juan Carlos Ferrero. The 15th-seeded Canas...times before, without good news for Costa - a clay-court specialist who has long had the shots but never the nerves...

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...the clay courts the Italians grew up on. "It was slow," Sanguinetti said with a smile. "He was playing a clay-court specialist and everybody thought he was going to win," Gaudenzi said of Gambill. U.S. captain Tom Gullikson was stumped...

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Unseeded Costa beats Chang

...still plans to go to Germany for the World Team Tennis tournament next week and that he expects to play. Costa, a clay court specialist who prefers long rallies from the baseline, said he was favored by the cool and damp conditions, although Chang...

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Agassi reaches French Open quarters

...won the French in 1999, will play No. 10 Sebastien Grosjean in the quarters. The Frenchman eliminated Spanish clay-court specialist Galo Blanco 6-3, 6-4, 6-1 in the fourth round. Earlier, No. 6 Lleyton Hewitt took his place in the...

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Seeds of discontent over Wimbledon format

...boycott. Fellow Spaniard Alex Corretja said he'll wait until next week to decide whether to play. Safin is not a clay-court specialist and expects a high seeding for Wimbledon's grass courts. He thinks the seedings should strictly follow the...

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Roddick loses at Italian Open

...12th-seeded Rainer Schuettler of Germany defeated Wayne Ferreira of South Africa 7-6 (4), 6-2. Spanish clay-court specialist Felix Mantilla beat Mardy Fish of the United States 6-4, 6-3; Ferrer fell to Croatia's Ivan Ljubicic 6-2...

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