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Tennis: Sharapova win sets up Barty battle in Cincinnati

08 August, 2019 1:09 pm 1:09 pm

CINCINNATI (Reuters) – Maria Sharapova overpowered Alison Riske 6-3 7-6(4) at the Cincinnati Masters on Monday to set up a tantalising second-round battle with world number two Ash Barty, who defeated the Russian at this year’s Australian Open. Sharapova struggled at times with her accuracy but unleashed some massive serves and played stout defence at … Read More



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Bertens stuns world number one Halep for Cincinnati title

08 August, 2018 11:04 am 11:04 am

(Reuters) – Dutch surprise Kiki Bertens saved a championship point before going on to earn a shock Cincinnati Masters final triumph 2-6 7-6(6) 6-2 over a fatigued world number one Simona Halep on Sunday. Bertens came back from the brink against Romania’s top seed in an exhausting second set tiebreaker, then won five of the … Read More



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Dominant Del Potro into third round at rainy Cincinnati

08 August, 2018 9:06 am 9:06 am

OHIO (Reuters) – Juan Martin del Potro quickly dispatched South Korean Chung Hyeon 6-2 6-3 in a second-round match at the rain-hit Cincinnati Open  that was carried over from the previous day because of inclement weather. The pair were delayed from taking the court because of more rain and then had to endure another weather-related … Read More



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Serena beaten by Kvitova in second round in Cincinnati

08 August, 2018 6:47 pm 6:47 pm

(Reuters) – Serena Williams was beaten 6-3 2-6 6-3 by Petra Kvitova in a thrilling second-round match at the Cincinnati Open on Tuesday, ending the American’s bid for a third title at the event. Williams looked rusty in the first set, struggling to handle the Czech’s booming left-handed serve and never created a break-point opportunity. … Read More



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Murray, Azarenka handed wild cards for Cincinnati Open

07 July, 2018 10:14 am 10:14 am

(Reuters) – Former world number ones Andy Murray and Victoria Azarenka have been handed wild cards to compete at the Cincinnati Open next month, the tournament’s organisers have said. Murray pulled out of this year’s Wimbledon saying his right hip was still not ready for the demands of a Grand Slam. That was after the … Read More



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