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Wimbledon 2022: Cristian Garin downs Alex de Minaur in epic contest to reach quarter-finals
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Wimbledon 2022: Cristian Garin downs Alex de Minaur in epic contest to reach quarter-finals

The unseeded Garin looked down and out when he was trailing by two sets but took the third set on a tie-break and went on to win 2-6, 5-7, 7-6 (7/3), 6-4, 7-6 (10/6) in four hours, 34 minutes.

'No one more important than the Australian Open': Rafael Nadal, Naomi Osaka, Alexander Zverev react on Novak Djokovic saga
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'No one more important than the Australian Open': Rafael Nadal, Naomi Osaka, Alexander Zverev react on Novak Djokovic saga

While he stressed that he respected the Serb as a person and player, Nadal made it clear no one was bigger than the sport.

Nick Kyrgios omitted from Australia's Davis Cup team, Alex de Minaur to lead
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Nick Kyrgios omitted from Australia's Davis Cup team, Alex de Minaur to lead

Kyrgios is widely seen as Australia's best player despite a world ranking of 91 and a Davis Cup career marred by poor discipline and spats with team management.

Indian Wells 2021: US Open champion Daniil Medvedev stunned by Grigor Dimitrov
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Indian Wells 2021: US Open champion Daniil Medvedev stunned by Grigor Dimitrov

Dimitrov will face Polish eighth seed Hubert Hurkacz, who rolled over Russian Aslan Karatsev 6-1, 6-3 earlier on Wednesday, in the quarter-finals.

Andy Murray rebounds past Ugo Humbert in Moselle Open
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Andy Murray rebounds past Ugo Humbert in Moselle Open

The Scot, 34, won seven straight games en route to a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 comeback victory in two hours and 24 minutes.

US Open 2021: Djokovic, Barty, Andreescu advance; historic day for American men on Day 2
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US Open 2021: Djokovic, Barty, Andreescu advance; historic day for American men on Day 2

Day 2 of US Open had its fair share of drama for some while it was smooth sailing for the big guns Novak Djokovic, Ashleigh Barty, Alexander Zverev - to name a few.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australian tennis player Alex de Minaur to miss Games after testing positive for COVID-19
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australian tennis player Alex de Minaur to miss Games after testing positive for COVID-19

De Minaur, the top-ranked Australian men's player, returned a positive test for the virus in Spain -- where he lives -- earlier this week, according to local media.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ashleigh Barty, Nick Kyrgios lead Australia's tennis team
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ashleigh Barty, Nick Kyrgios lead Australia's tennis team

The Australia team comprises six men and five women, including former US Open champion Sam Stosur who will be going to her fifth Olympic Games at the age of 37.

Wimbledon 2021: Ashleigh Barty overcomes Carla Suarez Navarro as rain hits tournament again
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Wimbledon 2021: Ashleigh Barty overcomes Carla Suarez Navarro as rain hits tournament again

Barty came through 6-1, 6-7 (1/7), 6-1 against Carla Suarez Navarro in a match filled with emotion on Centre Court, whose roof ensured the match could be finished.

Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko beats Anett Kontaveit in straight sets to win Eastbourne International
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Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko beats Anett Kontaveit in straight sets to win Eastbourne International

Ranked 43 in the world, former French Open champion Ostapenko was handed a wildcard to the Wimbledon warm-up event and could be a contender at the All England Club where she was a semi-finalist in 2018.

Jelena Ostapenko to face Anett Kontaveit in Eastbourne final; Lorenzo Sonego vs Alex De Minaur for men
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Jelena Ostapenko to face Anett Kontaveit in Eastbourne final; Lorenzo Sonego vs Alex De Minaur for men

Former French Open champion Ostapenko, now 43rd in the world rankings, struck 38 winners against Kazakhstan's Rybakina, who appeared to be hindered late in the first set by a back problem.

Top seed Matteo Berrettini beats Alex de Minaur in straight sets to enter Queen's final
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Top seed Matteo Berrettini beats Alex de Minaur in straight sets to enter Queen's final

The 25-year-old Italian has yet to drop a set on his debut at Queen's and although Australian number one De Minaur gave him a good workout he had too much power for his opponent.

Matteo Berrettini beats Dan Evans in straight sets to enter Queen's semi-finals
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Matteo Berrettini beats Dan Evans in straight sets to enter Queen's semi-finals

The top-seeded Italian made light of the day's play being delayed by four hours due to torrential rain and exposed the gap between him and the British number one once he came through a tough first set.

Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal through to quarter-finals; Ashleigh Barty beats Paula Badosa
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Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal through to quarter-finals; Ashleigh Barty beats Paula Badosa

Nadal's path to a possible sixth Madrid title was cleared of second seeded Daniil Medvedev and fourth-seeded Monte Carlo champion Stefanos Tsitsipas who were both shock third round losers.

Madrid Open: Dominic Thiem downs Alex De Minaur to reach quarter-finals
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Madrid Open: Dominic Thiem downs Alex De Minaur to reach quarter-finals

US Open champion Thiem, playing his first tournament since Dubai in March, will meet Andrey Rublev or John Isner in the last eight.

Madrid Open: Grigor Dimitrov eliminated by Lloyd Harris; Petra Kvitova, Belinda Bencic win
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Madrid Open: Grigor Dimitrov eliminated by Lloyd Harris; Petra Kvitova, Belinda Bencic win

Harris, who beat world number four Dominic Thiem and Denis Shapovalov en route to the final in Dubai in March, pulled off another upset by ousting Dimitrov 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7/5).

Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal battles past Kei Nishikori in three sets to enter quarter-finals
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Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal battles past Kei Nishikori in three sets to enter quarter-finals

The world number three triumphed 6-0, 2-6, 6-2 over 2014 and 2015 champion Nishikori and next faces Britain's Cameron Norrie, a fellow left-hander, for a place in the semi-finals.

Dubai Championships: Richard Gasquet beats Marco Cecchinato for 550th career win
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Dubai Championships: Richard Gasquet beats Marco Cecchinato for 550th career win

Gasquet saved the only break point he faced and converted three of his own to become just the sixth active player to reach the 550 mark.

ATP Cup 2021: Rafael Nadal pulls out of Spain's opening tie against Australia with stiff back
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ATP Cup 2021: Rafael Nadal pulls out of Spain's opening tie against Australia with stiff back

The 20-time Grand Slam champion was due to take the court against Australia's top-ranked player Alex De Minaur, but opted to rest instead as he prepares for the Australian Open next week.

Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal says he is ready to perform for 'suffering' fans around the world
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Australian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal says he is ready to perform for 'suffering' fans around the world

Rafael Nadal kicks off his season representing Spain at the ATP Cup from Tuesday.