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Australian Open 2022: Medvedev, Tsitsipas march into last 16 as Halep fires warning
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Australian Open 2022: Medvedev, Tsitsipas march into last 16 as Halep fires warning

World number two and title favourite Daniil Medvedev won over the Australian Open crowd on Saturday as the Russian "villain" eased into the last 16 along with Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Australian Open 2022: Aryna Sabalenka conquers serving yips by 'not thinking'
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Australian Open 2022: Aryna Sabalenka conquers serving yips by 'not thinking'

Despite her serving yips, Sabalenka found a way to survive her opening two rounds against players ranked in triple digits thanks to her explosive all-court ability.

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.

Tearful Aryna Sabalenka's serve melts down in Australian Open warm-up disaster
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Tearful Aryna Sabalenka's serve melts down in Australian Open warm-up disaster

Sabalenka dished up 21 double faults and was reduced to serving underarm in the second and third sets in a desperate effort to get the ball into play.

Adelaide International: Aryna Sabalenka self-destructs to derail Australian Open build-up
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Adelaide International: Aryna Sabalenka self-destructs to derail Australian Open build-up

Aryna Sabalenka self-destructed on her serve as 100th-ranked Kaja Juvan notched the biggest win of her career, 7-6 (8/6), 6-1.

World number two Aryna Sabalenka targets maiden Grand Slam in 2022
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World number two Aryna Sabalenka targets maiden Grand Slam in 2022

She had never gone past the round of 16 in a Slam until last year, when she reached the semi-finals at Wimbledon and the US Open, losing tough three-setters each time

Adelaide International 2022: Maria Sakkari battles past Tamara Zidansek to open WTA season
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Adelaide International 2022: Maria Sakkari battles past Tamara Zidansek to open WTA season

Maria Sakkari was kept on court for just over two hours before seeing off Tamara Zidansek 6-2, 0-6, 6-4.

WTA Finals 2021: Top seed Aryna Sabalenka crashes out after losing gruelling battle against Maria Sakkari
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WTA Finals 2021: Top seed Aryna Sabalenka crashes out after losing gruelling battle against Maria Sakkari

Sakkari set up a semi-final showdown with Estonia's Anett Kontaveit after outlasting Sabalenka 7-6 (7/1), 6-7 (6/8), 6-3 in 2hr 47min.

WTA Finals: Badosa beats Sakkari to secure semi-final berth; Sabalenka ends Swiatek hopes
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WTA Finals: Badosa beats Sakkari to secure semi-final berth; Sabalenka ends Swiatek hopes

With one round-robin match remaining, Badosa was assured of top spot in her group when top-seeded Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus defeated Iga Swiatek 2-6, 6-2, 7-5.

WTA Finals 2021: Paula Badosa thrashes top-seed Aryna Sabalenka, Maria Sakkari downs Iga Swiatek
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WTA Finals 2021: Paula Badosa thrashes top-seed Aryna Sabalenka, Maria Sakkari downs Iga Swiatek

Sabalenka, the World No 2 ranked player, dominated early in the match to take a 4-2 lead, but Badosa recovered and won four games in a row to win the first set and then controlled the second with three breaks.

WTA Finals 2021: Aryna Sabalenka embracing top seed status at season-ending tournament
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WTA Finals 2021: Aryna Sabalenka embracing top seed status at season-ending tournament

Sabalenka, who opens her campaign against Spanish seventh seed Paula Badosa on Thursday, said she is unfazed by the pressure that comes with her top seed status.

WTA Finals 2021: Aryna Sabalenka heads all-European field for season-ending singles title
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WTA Finals 2021: Aryna Sabalenka heads all-European field for season-ending singles title

The increasingly unpredictable nature of women's tennis will be on display when a severely depleted field brings the curtain down on a tumultuous 2021 season at the WTA Tour Finals.

Kremlin Cup 2021: Aryna Sabalenka knocked out by Ekaterina Alexandrova, Maria Sakkari beats Simona Halep
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Kremlin Cup 2021: Aryna Sabalenka knocked out by Ekaterina Alexandrova, Maria Sakkari beats Simona Halep

Sabalenka was playing in her first tournament since reaching the semi-finals of the US Open last month. She then missed the tournament in Indian Wells, California, after a positive test for the coronavirus.

Indian Wells Masters: Aryna Sabalenka to miss out of event after contracting coronavirus
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Indian Wells Masters: Aryna Sabalenka to miss out of event after contracting coronavirus

Aryna Sabalenka was due to be top-seeded for the 4-17 October tournament at Indian Wells after No. 1-ranked Wimbledon champion Ash Barty withdrew to rest at home in Australia

After US Open 2021 win, Emma Raducanu moves up 127 places to 23rd in world rankings
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After US Open 2021 win, Emma Raducanu moves up 127 places to 23rd in world rankings

The 18-year-old became the first player to emerge from qualifying to win a Grand Slam tournament when she beat another teenager, 19-year-old Canadian Leylah Fernandez, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday.

US Open 2021: Leylah Fernandez hopes to match New York 9/11 resilience after loss in final
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US Open 2021: Leylah Fernandez hopes to match New York 9/11 resilience after loss in final

The 19-year-old Canadian's dream run into her first Grand Slam final ended in defeat Saturday as she fell to British 18-year-old qualifier Emma Raducanu 6-4, 6-3 at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

US Open 2021: Great Britain's Emma Raducanu beats Leylah Fernandez in straight sets to win maiden Grand Slam
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US Open 2021: Great Britain's Emma Raducanu beats Leylah Fernandez in straight sets to win maiden Grand Slam

Raducanu, ranked 150th, was the first British woman in 44 years to win a Slam crown after dispatching 73rd-ranked left-hander Fernandez 6-4, 6-3.

US Open 2021: Teen Leylah Fernandez's dream run to Grand Slam final a family affair
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US Open 2021: Teen Leylah Fernandez's dream run to Grand Slam final a family affair

From her father becoming a tennis coach with no experience to her mother moving away to support the family, Leylah Fernandez's dream run to the US Open final has been a family affair.

US Open 2021: Emma Raducanu to face Leylah Fernandez in historic all-teen final
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US Open 2021: Emma Raducanu to face Leylah Fernandez in historic all-teen final

It's will be the first Slam final between teens since 17-year-old Serena Williams beat 18-year-old Martina Hingis at the 1999 US Open.

US Open 2021: Teen sensation Leylah Fernandez beats Aryna Sabalenka to enter final
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US Open 2021: Teen sensation Leylah Fernandez beats Aryna Sabalenka to enter final

The 19-year-old prodigy eliminated Wimbledon semi-finalist Sabalenka 7-6 (7/3), 4-6, 6-4 and could capture her first Slam crown on Saturday at Arthur Ashe Stadium.