Articles by Bill Barclay



Tursunov Maintains Jinx Over Henman

  • 02 June 06
  • Reuters
British involvement in the French Open singles ended on Thursday when Russian Dmitry Tursunov, who had led by two sets overnight, completed a 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 victory over Tim Henman.

Belgian Stars Will Test Russia's Fed Cup Mettle

  • 21 April 06
  • Reuters
Russia could not have a harder start to the defense of its Fed Cup title than this weekend's tie in Liege against a Belgian team featuring Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin-Hardenne.

Sharapova Breezes Through Round 2

  • 02 September 05
  • Reuters
The windy remnants of Hurricane Katrina proved more troublesome than any on-court opponent for Maria Sharapova and the rest of the title contenders at the U.S. Open on Wednesday.

Compatriot Ends Kuznetsova's Defense

  • 31 August 05
  • Reuters
Yekaterina Bychkova eases past Kuznetsova on day one at the U.S. Open

Sharapova Excited About Defense

  • 17 June 05
  • Reuters
When Maria Sharapova shook up the world of tennis a year ago by beating Serena Williams to win Wimbledon, she did not even have a decent mobile phone with which to relay the news.

Lazio, Rangers Keep 100% Records

  • 22 September 00
  • Reuters
Arsenal scraped by Champions League outsider Shakhtar Donetsk, while Real Madrid beat Spartak Moscow.

Aussie Teen Slams Sampras at Queen's

Reds Aim to Rekindle Semi Memories