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Australian Open 2022: After years of pain, fit-again Danielle Collins bringing unrelenting intensity to the court
While Collins always possessed the game to shine bright on the big stage, her resilience has been exemplary for the past few months.
Tsitsipas didn't face a break point and converted all four he got on Sinner's serve in the match that lasted just over two hours
Collins will face Iga Swiatek for a place in the final after the seventh seed ousted Estonian veteran Kaia Kanepi in three tough sets.
While only playing five matches, instead of a winners' seven, the 32-year-old said it left her in awe of those that go all the way.
Having survived the trial by fire against Halep, the seasoned French player will lead a bunch of surprise quarter-finalists at this year’s Australian Open.
Alize Cornet had never made it past the fourth round since making her Grand Slam singles debut as a wild-card entry at the 2005 French Open.
Alize Cornet survived a second-set meltdown to advance to her first Grand Slam quarter-final after 63 main-draw appearances with a win over Simona Halep.
Australian Open 2022: Medvedev tames Kyrgios; Muguruza, Raducanu among high-profile exits in 2nd round
Also out on a day of shocks was former world number one Andy Murray, losing to Japanese qualifier Taro Daniel in straight sets, as the Grand Slam roared into life on day four.
Muguruza said with her team isolating she had to train by herself for a fortnight and while that normally doesn't bother her, it was not ideal in the pre-season.
Chinese player Peng Shuai has reportedly been missing for the last 10 days after making allegations of sexual abuse against former Chinese vice premier Zhang Gaoli
In Chicago, Svitolina captured the 16th WTA title of her career and her first since the claycourt tournament in Strasbourg almost a year ago.
Svitolina fired 29 winners, including seven aces, on the way to a much needed victory.
Samsonova, 22, will face world number 12 Belinda Bencic for the title on Sunday after her 6-4, 6-2 win over Azarenka.
Cornet, currently 63rd in the world, dug deep to seal a 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) victory over Spain's two-time Grand Slam winner Muguruza, now ranked 13th, after almost three hours on court.
Last year's French Open was delayed by four months and held in September and October instead of its longstanding May-June slot.
Australian Open 2021: Djokovic, Serena win; Wawrinka squanders three match points, Andreescu's comeback stalled
Though Tiafoe played an aggressive match, Djokovic was better when it mattered. He had the edge in terms of winners (56-49) and converted five break points to just two for Tiafoe.
Australian Open 2021: Forty-seven players barred from practising after 'close contact' with COVID-19 positive individuals
Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka was reported by local media to be among a group of players set to be under the strictest quarantine for two weeks.
French Open 2020: Rescheduled Grand Slam to witness colder conditions, retractable roof and much-smaller crowds
French Tennis Federation expected the worst of the coronavirus pandemic to subside by the rescheduled September date. But they face multitude of challenges ahead.
Naomi Osaka, who won the US Open two years ago, advanced to the quarterfinals by beating No. 14 seed Anett Kontaveit 6-3, 6-4.
Auckland Open 2020: Eugenie Bouchard beats eighth seed Caroline Garcia; Alize Cornet fights back to eliminate Petra Martic
Bouchard, a former top-five player who made the Wimbledon final and semi-finals at the Australian Open and Roland Garros in 2014, has slumped to 262 in the rankings and is attempting to resurrect her career