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Venus takes down No. 1 Kerber in Miami

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) Venus Williams whacked a winner on her fifth match point, then spun and threw a celebratory fist toward her father, who watched from the front row while munching popcorn. (MORE)

Monfils also out for depleted France

PARIS (AP) Gael Monfils has withdrawn from France's Davis Cup quarterfinal against Britain next month because of injuries to his left knee and Achilles tendon. (MORE)

Nadal out, Djokovic in for quarterfinals

MADRID (AP) Rafael Nadal will miss Spain's Davis Cup quarterfinal against Serbia and the chance to take on Novak Djokovic in Belgrade next month. (MORE)

Elbow to keep Murray out against France

LONDON (AP) Andy Murray will miss Britain's Davis Cup quarterfinal series against France next month because of an elbow injury. (MORE)

Sock, Isner, Querrey for US vs. Aussies

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) Jack Sock, John Isner, Sam Querrey and Steve Johnson will represent the United States against host Australia in the Davis Cup quarterfinals on April 7-9. (MORE)

Boland leaving Virginia to join UTSA

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Brian Boland, who has guided Virginia men's tennis to three national championships in the past four years, is leaving after this season for a position with the United States Tennis Association. (MORE)

Historical marker for Tilden rejected

PHILADELPHIA (AP) A state history group has again rejected a proposed marker honoring tennis ace Bill Tilden, whose complicated legacy includes three Wimbledon titles but also two arrests for sexual misconduct with teenage boys. (MORE)

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