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Andy Murray knocked out of Hall of Fame Open after quarter-final defeat to Alexander Bublik
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Andy Murray knocked out of Hall of Fame Open after quarter-final defeat to Alexander Bublik

World number 42 Bublik fired 12 aces against five double faults and won 80 per cent of his first serve points to eliminate the 35-year-old Scotsman in the grass-court event and line up a semi-final clash with Australian Jason Kubler.

Monte Carlo Masters 2022: Stan Wawrinka loses on return after year out injured, Fabio Fognini beats Rinderknech
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Monte Carlo Masters 2022: Stan Wawrinka loses on return after year out injured, Fabio Fognini beats Rinderknech

Wawrinka, who won the Monte Carlo title in 2014, was beaten 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 by Bublik on his return from a left foot injury that forced him to undergo two surgeries last year.

Alexander Bublik stuns top seed Alexander Zverev to capture maiden ATP title
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Alexander Bublik stuns top seed Alexander Zverev to capture maiden ATP title

The 24-year-old Russian-born Kazakh triumphed over the world number three from Germany, 6-4, 6-3.

ATP Toronto Masters: Daniil Medvedev beats Alexander Bublik, foot injury fells Rafael Nadal
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ATP Toronto Masters: Daniil Medvedev beats Alexander Bublik, foot injury fells Rafael Nadal

Top-seeded Russian Medvedev opened his week in the second round after a bye and staged a fightback to overhaul Kazakh Alexander Bublik 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Novak Djokovic, Daniil Medvedev urge schedule rethink as tennis stars toil in sweltering heat
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Novak Djokovic, Daniil Medvedev urge schedule rethink as tennis stars toil in sweltering heat

World number one Djokovic encountered little resistance from Bolivia's Hugo Dellien in a 6-2, 6-2 first round win, but like many others found the playing conditions particularly demanding.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Novak Djokovic makes fast start to gold bid despite 'brutal' heat
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Novak Djokovic makes fast start to gold bid despite 'brutal' heat

World number one Djokovic, the undisputed favourite for the men's title in Japan, easily dispatched Bolivia's Hugo Dellien 6-2, 6-2, avoiding a repeat of his first-round exit five years ago in Rio.

Kevin Anderson bounces top seed Alexander Bublik to reach ATP Newport final
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Kevin Anderson bounces top seed Alexander Bublik to reach ATP Newport final

World number 113 Anderson, chasing a main draw berth at the US Open, fired 20 aces and won 54 of 69 points on his first serve (78%) to claim victory after two hours and 46 minutes.

Cameron Norrie beats Aslan Karatsev to set up all-English quarter-final against Jack Draper at Queen's
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Cameron Norrie beats Aslan Karatsev to set up all-English quarter-final against Jack Draper at Queen's

Norrie ousted fifth-seed Aslan Karatsev 7-5, 6-2 with the Russian unsettled after falling heavily early in the second set

French Open 2021: Having COVID-19 was tough for five to six weeks, says Daniil Medvedev
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French Open 2021: Having COVID-19 was tough for five to six weeks, says Daniil Medvedev

Medvedev had to withdraw from the Monte Carlo Masters when he tested positive on 13 April and only won one match in his next two tournaments ahead of the French Open.

French Open 2021: Serena Williams to play first night match as Roger Federer returns
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French Open 2021: Serena Williams to play first night match as Roger Federer returns

Williams will face Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu on Monday evening under the lights on Court Philippe Chatrier - the scene of her only first-round major exit against Virginie Razzano in 2012.

Italian Open: Jannik Sinner sets up Rafael Nadal clash in Rome second round
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Italian Open: Jannik Sinner sets up Rafael Nadal clash in Rome second round

The Italian teenager will face the 20-time Grand Slam winner for the second time, having impressed against Nadal in last year's French Open quarter-finals despite losing in straight sets.

Madrid Open: Alexander Zverev stuns Rafael Nadal in straight sets, sets up semi-final clash with Dominic Thiem
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Madrid Open: Alexander Zverev stuns Rafael Nadal in straight sets, sets up semi-final clash with Dominic Thiem

Zverev's impressive straights-set win at the Caja Magica earns him a meeting with Dominic Thiem in the Madrid semis, in what will be a repeat of last year's US Open final, which was won by Thiem.

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.

Angry Daniil Medvedev out of Rotterdam ATP, Andrey Rublev beats Andy Murray
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Angry Daniil Medvedev out of Rotterdam ATP, Andrey Rublev beats Andy Murray

World number three Medvedev was the top seed for this week's tournament following his run to the Australian Open final but was dumped out 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 in just over 90 minutes by Serbian Lajovic, currently ranked 27th.

Rotterdam Open: World No 7 Alexander Zverev eliminated in first-round defeat to Alexander Bublik
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Rotterdam Open: World No 7 Alexander Zverev eliminated in first-round defeat to Alexander Bublik

German Zverev was seeded third in the tournament but was surprised by 43rd-ranked Bublik in just one hour, 19 minutes.

Singapore Open: Australia's Alexei Popyrin beats Alexander Bublik to claim maiden ATP Tour title
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Singapore Open: Australia's Alexei Popyrin beats Alexander Bublik to claim maiden ATP Tour title

Popyrin started off badly, losing the first set 4-6 but charged back and snatched the second 6-0.

Singapore Open: Australia's Alexei Popyrin ousts third seed Marin Cilic to enter maiden ATP Tour final
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Singapore Open: Australia's Alexei Popyrin ousts third seed Marin Cilic to enter maiden ATP Tour final

Popyrin let out a huge roar after sealing his victory in front of 250 fans, who were allowed to attend the tournament after passing COVID-19 tests.

Singapore Open: Croatia's Marin Cilic beats Taro Daniel in straight sets to enter quarter-finals
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Singapore Open: Croatia's Marin Cilic beats Taro Daniel in straight sets to enter quarter-finals

Third seed Cilic, who received a bye in the first round, ended a four-match losing streak since November to remain on course for his 19th ATP singles title.

Antalya Open: Australian Alex de Minaur claims fourth career title after Alexander Bublik retires with ankle injury
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Antalya Open: Australian Alex de Minaur claims fourth career title after Alexander Bublik retires with ankle injury

The fourth-seeded De Minaur led the eighth seed 2-0 in the first set when his Kazakh opponent retired due to a right ankle injury he suffered in his semi-final.