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Tennis

ATP

HALL OF FAME CHAMPIONSHIPS

At Newport, R.I.

Surface: Grass-Outdoor

Singles

Semifinals

Ivo Karlovic (2), Croatia, def. Sam Groth, Australia, 6-4, 6-4.

Lleyton Hewitt (3), Australia, def. Jack Sock (7), United States, 6-1, 6-2.

Doubles

Semifinals

Jonathan Erlich, Israel, and Rajeev Ram, United States, def. Nicolas Mahut, France, and Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, 7-6 (3), 7-5.

MERCEDESCUP

At Stuttgart, Germany

Surface: Clay-Outdoor

Singles

Semifinals

Roberto Bautista Agut (3), Spain, def. Fabio Fognini (1), Italy, 6-3, 6-4.

Lukas Rosol, Czech Republic, def. Mikhail Youzhny (2), Russia, 7-6 (3), 6-2.

Doubles

Semifinals

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Spain, and Philipp Oswald, Austria, def. Peter Gojowczyk and Dominik Meffert, Germany, 7-5, 4-6, 10-8.

Mateusz Kowalczyk, Poland, and Artem Sitak, Russia, def. Michael Berrer and Alexander Zverev, Germany, 6-3, 6-0.

SKISTAR SWEDISH OPEN

At Bastad, Sweden

Surface: Clay-Outdoor

Singles

Semifinals

Pablo Cuevas, Uruguay, def. Fernando Verdasco (3), Spain, 7-6 (6), 6-3.

Joao Sousa (5), Portugal, def. Carlos Berlocq (7), Argentina, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.

Doubles

Semifinals

Johan Brunstrom, Sweden, and Nicholas Monroe (4), United States, def. David Marrero and Fernando Verdasco (1), Spain, 6-3, 6-4.

WTA

BRD BUCHAREST OPEN

At Bucharest, Romania

Surface: Clay-Outdoor

Singles

Semifinals

Roberta Vinci (2), Italy, def. Kristina Kucova, Slovakia, 6-1, 6-3.

Simona Halep (1), Romania, def. Monica Niculescu, Romania, 6-2, 4-6, 6-1.

NUERNBERGER GASTEIN LADIES

At Bad Gastein, Austria

Surface: Clay-Outdoor

Singles

Semifinals

Andrea Petkovic (4), Germany, def. Grace Min, United States, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4.

Shelby Rogers, United States, def. Sara Errani (2), Italy, 7-6 (12), 6-3.

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