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Relentless Djokovic beats Pouille to reach semi-finals

08 August, 2019 11:48 am 11:48 am

COLUMBUS (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic wore down Lucas Pouille after an even first set, dispatching the Frenchman 7-6(2) 6-1 in a Cincinnati Masters quarter-final in Ohio. The match was much closer than when the pair met in the Australian Open semi-finals in January, when Djokovic conceded only four games before going on to win the … Read More



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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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Nadal to meet Medvedev for Montreal title after Monfils injury

08 August, 2019 9:53 am 9:53 am

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal will play Russia’s Daniil Medvedev for the Rogers Cup title in Montreal on Sunday after injured Frenchman Gael Monfils withdrew from his semi-final match with the Spanish top seed. Medvedev topped Karen Khachanov in an all-Russian semi-final before Monfils announced he was no shape to face Nadal a couple of … Read More



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Serena rolls past Osaka in Toronto, Halep retires

08 August, 2019 9:27 am 9:27 am

TORONTO (Reuters) – Serena Williams moved into the Rogers Cup semi-finals with a maiden career victory over Naomi Osaka in their first meeting since the American’s infamous row with an umpire overshadowed last year’s US Open final. The 6-3 6-4 loss continued a run of poor form for Osaka but there was some good news … Read More



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Fatigued Djokovic withdraws from Montreal event

07 July, 2019 9:04 am 9:04 am

(Reuters) – Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from next month’s Rogers Cup in Montreal in order to get more rest before opening his hard court season, the world number one said on Thursday. Djokovic, a four-times champion in Canada, said he needs more time to recover after a physically demanding run at Wimbledon, where he beat … Read More



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CJCSC Open Tennis Championship kicks off in Karachi

07 July, 2019 8:51 pm 8:51 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The opening ceremony of 2nd Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Open Tennis Championship 2019 was held at Defence Authority Creek Club, Karachi. Vice Admiral Muhammad Fayyaz Gilani, Commander Coastal Command graced the occasion as Chief Guestwhile declaring the Championship ‘Open’, played the inaugural service of the first match of the … Read More



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Clinical Djokovic destroys Goffin to reach Wimbledon semis

07 July, 2019 4:36 pm 4:36 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Top seed Novak Djokovic recovered from an edgy start to deliver a devastating display that crushed the spirit of 21st-seeded Belgian David Goffin in straight sets on Wednesday and sent the defending champion surging into the Wimbledon semi-finals. Goffin will wonder just what happened after he looked the better player in the … Read More



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Bad boy Kyrgios brings electricity to tennis, says McEnroe

06 June, 2019 11:33 am 11:33 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Few former players are perhaps better qualified to try and fathom the inner workings of volatile Australian Nick Kyrgios than the original “superbrat” John McEnroe but even the American great struggles to figure him out. Kyrgios, 24, found himself in hot water again at Queen’s Club this week where he ranted against … Read More



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Pain free’ Murray marks return with doubles win

06 June, 2019 10:07 am 10:07 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Andy Murray made a successful return to action after six months out following hip surgery as he partnered Feliciano Lopez to a first-round doubles win at the Queen’s Club championships on Thursday. Tennis – ATP 500 – Fever-Tree Championships – The Queen’s Club, London, Britain – June 20, 2019 Britain’s Andy … Read More



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Serena, Osaka exits open Paris boulevard for Halep

06 June, 2019 8:48 am 8:48 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Simona Halep’s path to a second successive French Open title cleared up in spectacular fashion on Saturday after 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams and world number one Naomi Osaka exited Roland Garros in the third round. Williams failed to recover from a woeful start against fellow American Sofia Kenin as the … Read More



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Djokovic, Nadal and Konta progress to Rome semis

05 May, 2019 10:30 am 10:30 am

ROME (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal and Johanna Konta progressed to the Italian Open semi-finals , but Roger Federer and Naomi Osaka were forced to withdraw with injury problems. World number one Osaka pulled out of her quarter-final meeting with Kiki Bertens due to a thumb injury before 37-year-old Federer announced his withdrawal because … Read More



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Serena pulls out of Italian Open with knee injury

05 May, 2019 11:54 pm 11:54 pm

ROME (Reuters) – Serena Williams pulled out of the Italian Open on Tuesday due to a persistent knee injury which casts doubt on her participation in the French Open which begins this month. The 37-year-old American world number 11 had been due to face sister Venus in an eagerly-awaited second-round clash in Rome. Venus received … Read More



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Tsitsipas comes of age to beat Nadal and reach Madrid final

05 May, 2019 9:08 am 9:08 am

MADRID (Reuters) – Stefanos Tsitsipas pulled off one of the biggest wins of his short but remarkable career by beating Rafael Nadal 6-4 2-6 6-3 on Spanish soil to book his place in the Madrid Open final against world number one Novak Djokovic. Tsitsipas, 20, had never won a set in his previous three meetings … Read More



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Osaka pulls out of Stuttgart semis with injury, Kvitova through to final

04 April, 2019 9:42 am 9:42 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – World number one Naomi Osaka has pulled out of semi-finals at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart after failing to recover from an abdominal injury she suffered in her quarter-final match. The top seed’s withdrawal gives her opponent Anett Kontaveit a walkover and the Estonian goes through to Sunday’s final where … Read More



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Garin overpowers Querrey to make Houston final

04 April, 2019 8:55 am 8:55 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Chilean Christian Garin powered past eighth seed Sam Querrey to make his second ATP Tour final at the US Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston. Garin, who beat Querrey 7-6(2) 6-2, will play Casper Ruud in Sunday’s final after the Norwegian defeated Colombian qualifier Daniel Elahi Galan 7-5 6-2. Querrey was the … Read More



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