Roger Federer tops No. 1 Novak Djokovic to repeat in Dubai

...9,375), and Andy Roddick (9,074) in cracking the 9,000 aces mark. QATAR OPEN: In Doha, Qatar, Fed Cup winner Lucie Safarova beat Victoria Azarenka in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3 in the final.It was her sixth career title and first since...

Spring break beckons for millions of winter-weary people

...Clearwater, Dunedin, Fort Myers, Jupiter, Kissimmee, Lake Buena Vista at Disney World, Lakeland, Port Charlotte, Port St. Lucie, Sarasota, Tampa and Viera.For music fans, spring means festivals. "We are seeing more spring break festivals happening...


...the final of the Qatar Open after recovering from one set down to beat Venus Williams 2-6, 6-2, 6-4.She will face Lucie Safarova in today's final, after she beat Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3, 6-2 in the other semi. SoccerMLS chief hopes deal...

New partners win women's double title in Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia - Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova won the Australian Open women's doubles title on Friday in their first tournament together as a partnership, beating...

Mets pitcher Lara promoted to St. Lucie

...pitcher in the South Atlantic League. New York Mets right-hander Rainy Lara has been assigned to Class-A Advanced St. Lucie, a move bound to happen after Lara's impressive start. In 50.2 innings for the Savannah Sand Gnats, Lara had a 1.42...

Mets agree to 16-year deal with Port St. Lucie

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The New York Mets have agreed to keep their spring training...years and doesn't find a replacement team that's acceptable to St. Lucie County, according to documents released Wednesday. The amount of the...

Rafael Nadal wins opener in straight sets Down Under

...first-round losers, serving 10 double-faults in a 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 loss to Czech qualifier Lucie Hradecka. No. 9 Angelique Kerber, No. 16 Lucie Safarova, No. 17 Carla Suarez Navarro and No. 27 Svetlana Kuznetsova, a two-time major winner...

Mrs. Lucie Rodems

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. - Mrs. Lucie Mae Gray Rodems, 87, died Saturday, May 27, 2000, in Charleston. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Apostles...


...beat Tsvetana Pironkova 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 and Kaia Kanepi upset fifth-seeded Andrea Petkovic 6-4, 5-7, 6-4.? Lucie Safarova had two wins ? one in the women's singles, another in the mixed doubles ? to give the Czech Republic a 2-1...

Mets pitching coach apologizes for remark

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Dan Warthen and the Mets apologized after the team's pitching coach used a racial slur in describing the translator...