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US Open 2021: A first at Flushing Meadows - no American singles player in quarter-finals
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US Open 2021: A first at Flushing Meadows - no American singles player in quarter-finals

There are 14 Americans in the top 100 of the ATP rankings, the most since 1996; the 13 men who got to the second round last week were the most since the 15 in 1994.

WTA Montreal: First win for Maria Sakkari after string of losses; swift progress for Ons Jabeur
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WTA Montreal: First win for Maria Sakkari after string of losses; swift progress for Ons Jabeur

Sakkari is the first Greek woman to get this far here. Her ailing opponent needed a medical timeout before quitting the match after 91 minutes on court.

Bad Homburg Open: Angelique Kerber downs Petra Kvitova on grass to reach final
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Bad Homburg Open: Angelique Kerber downs Petra Kvitova on grass to reach final

Kerber, the 2018 Wimbledon champion, is into her first WTA final since 2019 having come out on top 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) in the evening semi-final.

French Open 2021 women's singles preview: Aryna Sabalenka banking on momentum, Iga Swiatek chasing Paris title defence
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French Open 2021 women's singles preview: Aryna Sabalenka banking on momentum, Iga Swiatek chasing Paris title defence

Ahead of the French Open, Firstpost.com takes a look at the women's singles draw and (bravely/foolishly) attempts to determine the potential outcome of all four quarters.

Madrid Open: Naomi Osaka, Simona Halep advance to second round with straight set wins
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Madrid Open: Naomi Osaka, Simona Halep advance to second round with straight set wins

A leg injury meant Osaka missed last season's clay-court swing, and her last individual tournament on the surface was at Roland Garros in 2019.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Kim Clijsters loses in straight sets against Garbine Muguruza on return to WTA Tour
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Kim Clijsters loses in straight sets against Garbine Muguruza on return to WTA Tour

Kim Clijsters' first WTA Tour match since 2012 ended with a 6-2, 7-6 (6) loss to Garbine Muguruza at the Dubai Championships.

Sofia Kenin crowned Australian Open champion after turning tables from one set down against Garbine Muguruza
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Sofia Kenin crowned Australian Open champion after turning tables from one set down against Garbine Muguruza

Sofia Kenin of the United States beat Garbine Muguruza of Spain by a score of 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 to win the Australian Open for her first Grand Slam title

Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin completes turnaround against Garbine Muguruza for first career Major
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Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin completes turnaround against Garbine Muguruza for first career Major

Sofia Kenin came down from love-40 while serving at 2-all in the third set against Garbine Muguruza. She then went on to win the next five points to take the crucial game. The American didn't drop another game on her way to maiden Grand Slam title.

Australian Open 2020: With stunning upsets and epic tennis, drama-filled Friday gives fans action worth every penny
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Australian Open 2020: With stunning upsets and epic tennis, drama-filled Friday gives fans action worth every penny

The Australian Open produced a crazy, drama-filled day today at Melbourne Park, with fans witnessing epic matches, upsets, and just some great tennis, in general.

Auckland Open 2020: Serena Williams destroys compatriot Amanda Anisimova to set up Jessica Pegula showdown
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Auckland Open 2020: Serena Williams destroys compatriot Amanda Anisimova to set up Jessica Pegula showdown

Serena Williams showed no signs of sentiment as she clinically dispatched teenager Amanda Anisimova 6-1, 6-1 in just 45 minutes on Saturday to advance to the Auckland Classic final against Jessica Pegula.

Auckland Open 2020: Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki set up busy weekend by entering singles semis, advancing to doubles final
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Auckland Open 2020: Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki set up busy weekend by entering singles semis, advancing to doubles final

Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams guaranteed themselves a busy weekend at the Auckland Classic as they both advanced on Friday to the semi-finals of the singles and the final of the doubles.

Auckland Open 2020: Top-seeded Serena Williams eases past Camila Giorgi in American star's first match since US Open final
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Auckland Open 2020: Top-seeded Serena Williams eases past Camila Giorgi in American star's first match since US Open final

Playing her first singles match since losing last year’s US Open final to Bianca Andreescu, the 38-year-old Williams fired eight aces and was hardly troubled by Giorgi

Tennis in 2019: From Wimbledon final to Bianca Andreescu’s US Open win, a look at best players, moments and matches
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Tennis in 2019: From Wimbledon final to Bianca Andreescu’s US Open win, a look at best players, moments and matches

The last ball has been hit, the last ace has been smacked, the last smash has been thundered of 2019 tennis season. Now time to acknowledge the best and the not-so-best. The nominees are...

US Open 2019: Rising American teen Amanda Anisimova withdraws due to father Konstantin Anisimov's death, claims report
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US Open 2019: Rising American teen Amanda Anisimova withdraws due to father Konstantin Anisimov's death, claims report

Rising American teenager Amanda Anisimova has withdrawn from the US Open following the death of her father and longtime coach Konstantin Anisimov.

Silicon Valley Classic: China's Zheng Saisai beats Aryna Sabalenka in final to win career's first WTA title
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Silicon Valley Classic: China's Zheng Saisai beats Aryna Sabalenka in final to win career's first WTA title

Zheng Saisai knocked off her fourth seeded opponent of the week to capture her first career WTA title with a straight sets win over Aryna Sabalenka in the final of the San Jose WTA tournament on Sunday.

Wimbledon 2019: Roger Federer says 15-year-old Cori Gauff facing 39-year-old Venus Williams is a great storyline
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Wimbledon 2019: Roger Federer says 15-year-old Cori Gauff facing 39-year-old Venus Williams is a great storyline

Gauff, ranked at 313 and popularly known as 'Coco', is the youngest player ever to have qualified for Wimbledon. When she was born in 2004, five-time Wimbledon champion Venus had already won four Slams

Wimbledon 2019: Zverev and Khachanov look to outlast Tsitsipas in battle of Next Gen stars; Anisimova, Gauff headline women’s youth brigade
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Wimbledon 2019: Zverev and Khachanov look to outlast Tsitsipas in battle of Next Gen stars; Anisimova, Gauff headline women’s youth brigade

Most would agree that Zverev and Khachanov are trailing Tsitsipas in the expectations-meter at Wimbledon – partly because of their game, but more because of the state of their mind.

WTA upcoming talents in better position than ATP young stars despite not having a Next Gen product
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WTA upcoming talents in better position than ATP young stars despite not having a Next Gen product

ATP have long and continuously wondered 'Who after Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic?'. WTA don't have such a problem.

Mallorca Open: Maria Sharapova's return from injury ends in straight-sets defeat to Angelique Kerber
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Mallorca Open: Maria Sharapova's return from injury ends in straight-sets defeat to Angelique Kerber

Maria Sharapova's return from injury at the Mallorca Open came to an abrupt end on Thursday as she was convincingly beaten 6-2, 6-3 by Angelique Kerber.

Tennis Rankings: Ashleigh Barty jumps to World No 2 after French Open win; Rafael Nadal remains second behind Novak Djokovic
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Tennis Rankings: Ashleigh Barty jumps to World No 2 after French Open win; Rafael Nadal remains second behind Novak Djokovic

Ashleigh Barty moved up six places after French Open win and now trails only reigning U.S. Open and Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka.