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Injured hockey player takes another legal shot at Bertuzzi

Former NHL player Steve Moore filed another lawsuit against Todd Bertuzzi for the Vancouver Canucks forward's on-ice attack nearly two years ago.

Tim Danson, Moore's lawyer, said the suit, filed in Ontario Superior Court on Tuesday, has nothing to do with Bertuzzi's trip to the Olympics with Team Canada.

Danson said they had two years since the incident to file a lawsuit.

Moore is seeking $15-million in lost wages and more in damages from Bertuzzi.

RONNING ENDS RUN: Veteran Cliff Ronning retired, ending an 18-year NHL career. Ronning, 40, last played for the New York Islanders in 2003-04. He appeared in 1,137 NHL games and had 306 goals and 563 assists.

TENNIS

Clijsters pours it on

Top-ranked Kim Clijstersscraped past Tatiana Golovin 4-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5 in her comeback at the Diamond Games in Antwerp, Belgium.

Afterward, she treated the 11,000 fans at the Sport Palace to a bottle of champagne each to mark her first match in her homeland as the world's No. 1-ranked player.

Clijsters, who had a first-round bye, will face Dinara Safina in the quarterfinals. Safina defeated Katarina Srebotnik 6-2, 6-4.

Third-seeded Nadia Petrova also advanced to the quarters after beating Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 6-3.

BANGALORE OPEN: Top-seeded Sania Mirza lost before her home fans, unable to handle her second-round opponent's off-speed game in a 1-6, 7-5, 6-2 defeat to Camille Pinin Bangalore, India.

ATP COPA TELM Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo upset second-seeded Guillermo Coria 7-6, 6-2 in the second round of the clay-court tournament in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

OPEN 13: Fabrice Santoro reached 400 ATP Tour victories, beating fourth-seeded Thomas Johansson 6-4, 7-6 (3) in the first round at Marseille, France.

SAP OPEN: Jonas Bjorkman lost in three sets to Dmitry Tursunov in the first round hours before teaming up with John McEnroe in doubles competition in San Jose, Calif.

ET CETERA

SOCCER: Real Madrid has knocked off Manchester United as the world's richest soccer club. For the first time, Madrid sat atop the "Football Money League," areport released by the Deloitte accounting firm. United, owned by Malcolm Glazer, had been ranked No. 1 since the report began nine seasons ago. Deloitte only uses revenue as its ranking and not the wealth of club owners. Real Madrid's revenue jumped 17 percent, to $328-million, for the 2004-05 season. United earned $293-million. AC Milan was third ($279-million), followed by Juventus ($273-million) and Chelsea ($263-million).

YACHTING: The Spanish yacht movistar won the third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race from Melbourne, Australia, to Wellington, New Zealand, today, barely beating overall leader ABN AMRO ONE after 1,450 nautical miles.

Compiled from Times wires.

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