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Tom Watson still considering pickingTiger Woods for Ryder Cup team players that can get the job done," he said.Qualifying for Europe's team does not end until Aug. 31 after the Italian Open, and captain Paul McGinley will make his picks Sept. 2.

...second-ranked Djokovic overcame a stiff challenge from David Ferrer before grinding out a 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 win to reach the Italian Open semifinals.Top-ranked Williams then rolled past Zhang Shuai 6-1, 6-3 to stay on course in her title defense...
Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic to play for title in Rome

ROME - Top-ranked Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak Djokovic will renew their rivalry in the Italian Open final Sunday.There will be an enticing women's championship too, with top-ranked Serena Williams to face Sara Errani, the...

...Catawba at 7. TennisFederer is 'OK' with Rome lossIn Rome, Roger Federer's focus appeared to drift away from the Italian Open.And that was understandable.After all, the 17-time Grand Slam winner was playing for the first time since the...
Rafael Nadal wins Madrid Open title after foe withdraws

MADRID - Rafael Nadal won his fourth Madrid Open title on Sunday after Kei Nishikori was forced to withdraw with an injury when trailing 2-6, 6-4, 3-0 in the final.

In Hickory, N.C., Travis Demeritte homered and the Hickory Crawdads took advantage of six Augusta errors in a 12-7 victory over the GreenJackets on Monday night.
Battle for spot in top 50 golf world ranking offering little drama

...the big events. "He couldn't even beat Justin's brother that day," Ogilvy said.Sure enough, Poulter won the Italian Open as a rookie. He reached as high as No. 5 in the world and has become Europe's best performer in the Ryder Cup...
Henrik Stenson leads the Tour Championship

Henrik Stenson had five birdies over a six-hole stretch for 6-under-par 64 and a one-shot lead over Masters Tournament champion Adam Scott after the first round of the Tour Championship.
Mark Wiebe wins on second playoff hole in Hawaii

...second round.EUROPEAN TOUR: In Turin, Italy, Julien Quesne, of France, made five birdies on the back nine to win the Italian Open by one stroke for his second European Tour victory.The 33-year-old Quesne began the day four shots off the lead...
Francesco Molinari is tied for Italian Open lead in his hometown

TURIN, Italy - Francesco Molinari shot 5-under-par 67 to share the lead after the second round of the Italian Open.Molinari tied Felipe Aguilar, of Chile, and Simon Thornton, of Ireland, at 9-under 135 at the Golf Club Torino.Former...