Milos Raonic beats Tomas Berdych to enter Paris Masters final
Milos Raonic beats Tomas Berdych to enter Paris Masters final

Milos Raonic reached the final of the Paris Masters on Saturday with a bruising 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 win over Tomas Berdych.

Annika Beck claims maiden WTA title
Annika Beck claims maiden WTA title

Germany`s Annika Beck clinched her maiden WTA title on Saturday, sweeping past Czech fourth seed Barbora Zahlavova Strycova 6-2, 6-1 in the Luxembourg final.

Karolina Pliskova saves match point to take Linz WTA title
Karolina Pliskova saves match point to take Linz WTA title

Czech seventh seed Karolina Pliskova clinched her third career title when she saved a match point to beat Italy`s Camila Giorgi 6-7 (4/7), 6-3, 7-6 (7/4) in the Linz WTA final on Sunday.

Maria Sharapova digs deep to beat Petra Kvitova in China Open final
Maria Sharapova digs deep to beat Petra Kvitova in China Open final

In a gruelling China Open final, Maria Sharapova dug deep to beat Petra Kvitova 6-4 2-6 6-3 on Sunday. The match in Beijing lasted two hours and 28 minutes. With the win, the Russian climbed up to number two in the WTA singles rankings.

Novak Djokovic thrashes Tomas Berdych to win fifth China Open title
Novak Djokovic thrashes Tomas Berdych to win fifth China Open title

World number one Novak Djokovic claimed his fifth China Open title by thrashing Tomas Berdych in a one-sided contest on Sunday. The Serbian took just 66 minutes to seal a comfortable 6-0, 6-2 win against the big Czech in Beijing.

Maria Kirilenko into WTA Korea Open quarters
Maria Kirilenko into WTA Korea Open quarters

Russia`s Maria Kirilenko reached her first quarter-final of the year on Thursday when she came from behind to beat Czech third seed Klara Koukalova at the WTA Korea Open.

Lucie Safarova shoots down rising Swiss star Belinda Bencic in Tokyo
Lucie Safarova shoots down rising Swiss star Belinda Bencic in Tokyo

Seventh-seeded Lucie Safarova battled back to beat wild card Belinda Bencic 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 Wednesday and reach the Pan Pacific quarter-finals, spoiling the Swiss teenager`s upward momentum this year.

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova reaches New Haven semis

Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova advanced to the semi-finals of the WTA New Haven hardcourt tournament Thursday with a 6-4, 6-1 triumph over Czech compatriot Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.

Kvitova ready to shoulder the pressure of being champion

The Venus Rosewater Dish proved to be something of a poisoned chalice for Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova after her 2011 win but she says the difficult experience means she is now ready to cope with the pressure of a second title win.

Kvitova sinks Safarova to earn Wimbledon final return

Former champion Petra Kvitova swept into her second Wimbledon final with a 7-6 (8/6), 6-1 victory over fellow Czech Lucie Safarova on Thursday.

Safarova and Kvitova lead Czech assault

Lucie Safarova and Petra Kvitova led the Czech charge on Tuesday into the last four of Wimbledon, ensuring their nation a presence in the women`s final on Saturday.

Nadal takes revenge for Rosol humiliation

Rafael Nadal avenged his shock 2012 Wimbledon defeat to Lukas Rosol on Thursday with a tense and hard-fought 4-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-4, 6-4 win over the big-hitting Czech.

2 killed in Czech small plane crash

A rescue service official says an ultralight plane has crashed in southern Czech Republic, killing both men on board.

I can beat Nadal again, says Rosol

Lukas Rosol on Wednesday backed himself to deliver another Wimbledon knockout blow to Rafael Nadal and repeat his stunning 2012 defeat of the Spaniard which sent shockwaves through the sport.

Czech PM fined for recruiting alleged communist

A local municipality office in Prague has fined Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka for proposing an alleged communist era secret-police agent as finance minister without checking on his past.

Czeck Stepanak sets up Nadal clash at Indian Wells

Top seed Rafa Nadal will open his Indian Wells title defence against Radek Stepanek after the Czech overcame a poor second set to beat Denis Istomin 6-1 3-6 6-1 in the first round on Thursday.

Hockey heartache for hosts, Ukraine violence shocks Games

Russia fell to Finland in the big men`s hockey clash at the Winter Olympics on Wednesday, robbing the hosts of a shot at the gold they covet most, while athletes and officials reacted with shock to the deaths of protesters in neighbouring Ukraine.

Berdych ends title drought with Rotterdam victory

Czech Tomas Berdych claimed his first ATP singles title in over a year with a comprehensive 6-4 6-2 victory over Croatia`s Marin Cilic at the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on Sunday.

Berdych, Cilic to play for Rotterdam title

Tomas Berdych and Marin Cilic will square off on Sunday as both men bid for a first career title at the Rotterdam World Tennis.

Berdych blasts Gulbis to reach Rotterdam semis

Tomas Berdych played impeccable tennis to defeat Ernests Gulbis 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday for a place in his first final at the Rotterdam World Tennis.