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Australian Open 2022: After years of pain, fit-again Danielle Collins bringing unrelenting intensity to the court
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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.

Australian Open 2022: Tsitsipas demolishes Sinner; Collins, Swiatek into semi-finals
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Australian Open 2022: Tsitsipas demolishes Sinner; Collins, Swiatek into semi-finals

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

Australian Open 2022: Fitter, stronger and pain-free, Danielle Collins makes semis
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Australian Open 2022: Fitter, stronger and pain-free, Danielle Collins makes semis

Collins will face Iga Swiatek for a place in the final after the seventh seed ousted Estonian veteran Kaia Kanepi in three tough sets.

Australian Open 2022: 'Need to be so strong' Alize Cornet has new respect for Slam champions
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Australian Open 2022: 'Need to be so strong' Alize Cornet has new respect for Slam champions

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.

Australian Open 2022: Allez Alize! Cornet leads surprise quarter-finalists in Melbourne
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Australian Open 2022: Allez Alize! Cornet leads surprise quarter-finalists in Melbourne

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.

Australian Open 2022: In her 63rd try, Alize Cornet makes Grand Slam quarter-finals
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Australian Open 2022: In her 63rd try, Alize Cornet makes Grand Slam quarter-finals

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.

Australian Open 2022: Daniil Medvedev, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Alize Cornet reach quarter-finals
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Australian Open 2022: Daniil Medvedev, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Alize Cornet reach quarter-finals

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
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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.

Australian Open 2022: Garbine Muguruza blames shock exit on coaching team's Covid in build-up
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Australian Open 2022: Garbine Muguruza blames shock exit on coaching team's Covid in build-up

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.

WTA calls for Chinese player Peng Shuai's allegations to be 'investigated fully'
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WTA calls for Chinese player Peng Shuai's allegations to be 'investigated fully'

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

Elina Svitolina, Anett Kontaveit claim WTA titles in US Open warm-up events
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Elina Svitolina, Anett Kontaveit claim WTA titles in US Open warm-up events

In Chicago, Svitolina captured the 16th WTA title of her career and her first since the claycourt tournament in Strasbourg almost a year ago.

WTA Chicago: Elina Svitolina steps up US Open preparation by reaching her year's first final
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WTA Chicago: Elina Svitolina steps up US Open preparation by reaching her year's first final

Svitolina fired 29 winners, including seven aces, on the way to a much needed victory.

Liudmila Samsonova eases past Victoria Azarenka to set up final against Belinda Bencic in Berlin
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Liudmila Samsonova eases past Victoria Azarenka to set up final against Belinda Bencic in Berlin

Samsonova, 22, will face world number 12 Belinda Bencic for the title on Sunday after her 6-4, 6-2 win over Azarenka.

France's Alize Cornet beats Garbine Muguruza to reach semi-finals in Berlin WTA tournament
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France's Alize Cornet beats Garbine Muguruza to reach semi-finals in Berlin WTA tournament

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.

French Open 2021 postponed by one week, set to begin on 30 May, says report
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French Open 2021 postponed by one week, set to begin on 30 May, says report

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
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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
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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
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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.

US Open 2020: Brady beats former champion Kerber to reach quarter-finals; Rogers stuns Kvitova
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US Open 2020: Brady beats former champion Kerber to reach quarter-finals; Rogers stuns Kvitova

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
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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