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Surgery forces Serena William out of Miami Open

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Serena Williams has become the latest Grand Slam champion to withdraw from the Miami Open, joining Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. Williams pulled out of the tournament on Sunday, citing recent oral surgery, per Michelle Kaufman of the Miami Herald. The 39-year-old has won the event a record eight times, with her most Read More…

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Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, Tiafoe among ATP award winners

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Frances Tiafoe were among the winners of the ATP’s top awards for 2020 on Monday. Djokovic was the year-end No. 1 for a record-equalling sixth time after winning four titles including a record eighth Australian Open. US Open champions Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares are No.1 in doubles. Read More…

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Nadal charges into Paris Masters quarter-finals

Reading Time: 2 minutes Top seed Rafa Nadal was forced to save a set-point before overcoming Australian Jordan Thompson 6-1 7-6(3) on Thursday to reach the Paris Masters quarter-finals. A day after becoming the fourth player in the Open Era to record 1,000 tour-level wins, Nadal resumed his pursuit of a maiden Paris-Bercy title. He broke Thompson’s serve twice Read More…

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Top two seeds Djokovic, Thiem ousted in Vienna Open quarter-finals

Reading Time: 2 minutes World number one Novak Djokovic and U.S. Open champion Dominic Thiem crashed out of the Vienna Open in the quarter-finals on Friday. Both top seeds were beaten in straight sets by Lorenzo Sonego and Andrey Rublev respectively. Djokovic, who had a 39-2 record this year, failed to convert a single break-point in a 6-2 6-1 Read More…

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Kenin tames Kvitova to reach French Open final

Reading Time: 2 minutes American Sofia Kenin’s amazing year continued as the fourth seed outmanoeuvred big-hitting Czech Petra Kvitova 6-4 7-5 to reach her first French Open final on Thursday. The Moscow-born Florida-based 21-year-old gave a masterclass of game management on a windy Court Phillipe Chatrier and will face Polish teenager Iga Swiatek on Saturday. A second Grand Slam Read More…

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Nadal faces tough path to French Open final

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rafael Nadal, who is seeking a record-extending 13th French Open title and a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam singles crown, was handed a relatively tough path to this year’s final. The draw for the Roland Garros event was made on Thursday. Nadal will take on Bulgaria’s Egor Gerasimov in the first round and faces a potential Read More…

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Coric still without symptoms after COVID-19 infection

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Croatia’s Borna Coric has told fans he is feeling well and experiencing no symptoms after contracting the novel Coronavirus at Novak Djokovic’s controversial Adria Tour tournament. Djokovic, Coric, Grigor Dimitrov and Viktor Troicki all tested positive for COVID-19 after playing in the event in Serbia and Croatia, which drew big crowds and saw the players Read More…

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Adria Tour final cancelled after Dimitrov tests positive for COVID19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Grigor Dimitrov said on Sunday said he has tested positive for COVID-19, making him the highest profile tennis player to reveal he has the disease. The 29-year-old Bulgarian had been competing in the Adria Tour exhibition tournament in Croatia until he withdrew due to feeling ill during the weekend. The final of the Croatia event Read More…