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Barty party underway as Ashleigh triumphs in Paris

06 June, 2019 9:22 am 9:22 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Ashleigh Barty, the Australian who ditched tennis to play professional cricket for a year, smashed Marketa Vondrousova for six to lift the French Open crown at Roland Garros. Boasting a bewildering array of shots and spins, the eighth seed crushed her Czech teenage opponent 6-1 6-3 to win her first Grand Slam … Read More


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Tennis player Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep

06 June, 2019 10:56 am 10:56 am

BRISBANE (Reuters) – Lesia Tsurenko overcame a sudden onset of self doubt after her 30th birthday with a gritty display to beat Aleksandra Krunic in the French Open second round and the Ukrainian will seek another shot in the arm when she meets Simona Halep on Saturday. Tsurenko sealed the second-round win by taking the … Read More


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Tennis player Keys tops Stephens to reach semis in Charleston

04 April, 2019 10:03 am 10:03 am

COLUMBIA (Reuters) – Madison Keys overcame some uncharacteristically poor serving and elevated her game late on to edge fellow American Sloane Stephens 7-6(6) 4-6 6-2 and advance to the semi-finals of the Charleston Open. Both players struggled with their serves in a match that included 13 breaks but it was Keys who was able to … Read More


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World number one Osaka signs with Nike

04 April, 2019 10:39 am 10:39 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – World number one Naomi Osaka has agreed a deal with Nike, the sports apparel giant has announced. The Japanese, who had previously been tied to rival Adidas, will first wear Nike gear at the Stuttgart Grand Prix later this month, the US sportswear maker said on its website. “I’m proud to become … Read More