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Serena Williams closing in on first Cincinnati title

The world number one was at her lethal best as she crushed Simona Halep 6-0 6-4 to romp into the semi-finals of the Western and Southern Open.

Federer turns 30 but no retirement party planned

Roger Federer celebrated his 30th birthday on Monday but the Swiss tennis great has no intention of fading quietly away from the game.

Federer takes new coach for test drive at Toronto Masters

Roger Federer celebrated his 29th birthday last week, but the cagey Swiss said he was not too old to learn a few new tricks.

England find spirit and spot in next round

England finally found their fighting spirit and along with it a place in the second round with a battling 1-0 win over feisty Slovenia on Wednesday.

Woods focuses on winning fans, not green jackets

Tiger Woods set his sights on winning back fans before a fifth green jacket as he faced the media and the public in his Augusta comeback on Monday.

United States tighten grip on Presidents Cup

A ruthless Tiger Woods and an inspired Steve Stricker tamed Japan's Ryo Ishikawa and South Korea's Yang Yong-eun 4&2 in fourballs on Saturday.

Golf can ride out financial storm, PGA says

Golf's special bond with the corporate world and wide fan base put it in a strong position to ride out the current financial crisis.

Mickelson’s roller-coaster hits another low

Phil Mickelson's Ryder Cup roller-coaster dipped to another low on Saturday as the world number two had two points slip through his fingers.

US poised to regain control of Presidents Cup

Phil Mickelson and Woody Austin pounded Retief Goosen and Australia's Stuart Appleby 5&4 in foursomes play to take the first point on Saturday for the United States in the Presidents Cup. The Americans have stormed back, Mickelson and Austin setting the pace with a crushing win and the US leading in all four other matches.

Woods celebrates 60th win, no sign of slowing down

Tiger Woods celebrated his 60th career title on Sunday and is showing no signs of slowing down. The world number one, who has spent 11 years speeding past golfing milestones and records, was in vintage form with a flawless final-round 63 to capture the BMW Championship.

Baddeley hoping lessons pay off at BMW

Australian Aaron Baddeley is hoping the hard lessons he learned at the US Open will pay off with a victory at the BMW Championship on Sunday. Going into the final round of -million event Baddeley once again finds himself in the last pairing, triggering painful flashbacks of a US Open meltdown

Williams family ponders action over Indian Wells

Richard Williams has threatened the WTA Tour with legal action if it tries to force his daughters Venus and Serena to play at Indian Wells, which will become in 2009 one of four mandatory events for top-ranked players. The Williams sisters vowed in 2001 never to return to Indian Wells after they were jeered and, according to their father subjected to racial slurs.

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