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WTA rankings: Aryna Sabalenka edges closer to WTA top 10 after Ostrava victory
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WTA rankings: Aryna Sabalenka edges closer to WTA top 10 after Ostrava victory

Ashleigh Barty remains at the top of the rankings despite not having played since February due to the coronavirus pandemic.

French Open winner Iga Swiatek breaks into top 20 for first time; Novak Djokovic retains top spot in ATP rankings
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French Open winner Iga Swiatek breaks into top 20 for first time; Novak Djokovic retains top spot in ATP rankings

Argentina's Diego Schwartzman, who made the semi-finals in Paris, moves up six places to a career-high eighth and breaks into the top 10 rankings for the first time.

French Open 2020: Fearless Iga Swiatek continues transfer of power in women's tennis
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French Open 2020: Fearless Iga Swiatek continues transfer of power in women's tennis

Swiatek, 19, ensured her place in history as Poland's first major singles champion on Saturday, becoming the ninth woman in 14 tournaments to secure her maiden Slam title.

Professional tennis player, former cricketer Ashleigh Barty wins golf tournament in COVID-19 break
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Professional tennis player, former cricketer Ashleigh Barty wins golf tournament in COVID-19 break

Barty proved she has what it takes on a course designed by Greg Norman, claiming the Brookwater Golf Club women's title near Brisbane with a commanding 7 and 5 triumph in the matchplay final.

World No 1 Ashleigh Barty says she hopes to reunite with coach Craig Tyzzer in Australian Open build-up
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World No 1 Ashleigh Barty says she hopes to reunite with coach Craig Tyzzer in Australian Open build-up

Australia's Barty, a day after withdrawing from her French Open title defence because of Covid-19 concerns and a lack of preparation, said it was "really tough" to be without her coach Craig Tyzzer.

Defending champion Ashleigh Barty opts out of French Open due to COVID-19 concerns
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Defending champion Ashleigh Barty opts out of French Open due to COVID-19 concerns

Ashleigh Barty announced her withdrawal hours after French Open organizers said spectators would be allowed at the tournament despite a growing number of coronavirus cases in the country.

Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams dominate tennis-heavy highest earning sportswomen list by Forbes
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Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams dominate tennis-heavy highest earning sportswomen list by Forbes

Nine of the world’s ten highest-paid female athletes in 2019 made their living with a tennis racket, says US business magazine Forbes

US Open 2020: World No 2 Simona Halep latest in list of stars to pull out of tournament over COVID-19 fears
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US Open 2020: World No 2 Simona Halep latest in list of stars to pull out of tournament over COVID-19 fears

Halep joins a host of top players who are passing on playing at Flushing Meadows when the next Grand Slam tournament begins on 31 August.

'My dream is winning Wimbledon': World number one Ashleigh Barty driven by goal to conquer All-England Club
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'My dream is winning Wimbledon': World number one Ashleigh Barty driven by goal to conquer All-England Club

Ashleigh Barty has been robbed of the opportunity this year, with Wimbledon being cancelled for the first time since World War II due to the worldwide coronavirus outbreak.

US Open: Top-10 tennis stars Elina Svitolina, Kiki Bertens drop out of tournament over COVID-19 concerns
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US Open: Top-10 tennis stars Elina Svitolina, Kiki Bertens drop out of tournament over COVID-19 concerns

Bertens, who is Dutch, wrote on Instagram that one of her concerns is the need to be quarantined upon returning to Europe after the US Open, which runs from 31 August to 13 September and will not have any spectators.

Rafael Nadal still preparing to play at Roland Garros next month despite withdrawal from US Open
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Rafael Nadal still preparing to play at Roland Garros next month despite withdrawal from US Open

Nadal, who would be going for a record-extending 13th title at Roland Garros, was asked if he thinks the tournament will go ahead. "I trust it will yes, it is in my mind and I am preparing for it," he said,

US Open: Top-ranked Australian Ashleigh Barty pulls out of New York major, cites travel concerns
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US Open: Top-ranked Australian Ashleigh Barty pulls out of New York major, cites travel concerns

Ashleigh Barty, 24, is the most high-profile player so far to opt out of the 31 August - 13 September Grand Slam tournament in New York because of the global health crisis

World No 1 Ashleigh Barty joins list of high-profile players expressing concerns over US Open timing
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World No 1 Ashleigh Barty joins list of high-profile players expressing concerns over US Open timing

Ash Barty has joined the ranks of high-profile players concerned over the staging of the US Open while there’s still so much uncertainty around the coronavirus pandemic.

In alternate universe: Rafael Nadal begins chase for 20th Grand Slam title at Roland Garros, Serena Williams her 24th
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In alternate universe: Rafael Nadal begins chase for 20th Grand Slam title at Roland Garros, Serena Williams her 24th

With Roland Garros rescheduled, players and fans alike are left to merely think and talk about what might have been happening in Paris during the 15-day period that began Sunday and ends 7 June, the original date of the men's singles final at Court Philippe Chatrier

Coronavirus Outbreak: Ashleigh Barty finds it 'tricky to train with the same intensity' amid shutdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Ashleigh Barty finds it 'tricky to train with the same intensity' amid shutdown

Ashleigh Barty is finding it tricky to maintain high intensity in training during the shutdown but the women’s world No 1 is hoping she will be back to her usual self with the flick of a switch when tennis resumes after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus pandemic: Ashleigh Barty says she will defend Roland Garros title whenever tournament gets underway
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Coronavirus pandemic: Ashleigh Barty says she will defend Roland Garros title whenever tournament gets underway

Roland Garros champion Ashleigh Barty did not receive a heads up from tournament chief Guy Forget about moving the 2020 edition back by four months but said she would grasp any chance she gets to defend her title.

Mary Pierce interview: Pressures of fame difficult to handle for younger players like Naomi Osaka, says former Roland Garros champion
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Mary Pierce interview: Pressures of fame difficult to handle for younger players like Naomi Osaka, says former Roland Garros champion

Former Roland Garros and Australian Open champion Mary Pierce touched base on wide range of topics such as level of women's tennis today, the unpredictability, rise of Coco Gauff and return of Kim Clijsters.

Biggest takeaway from the Australian Open: Men's and women's tennis are in very different places right now
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Biggest takeaway from the Australian Open: Men's and women's tennis are in very different places right now

The men have a triopoly that could quickly transform into a monopoly if Novak Djokovic stays fresh and focused. The women have something closer to mob rule with new winners emerging at a madcap clip

Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin turns adversity into glory as she scripts memorable final win over Garbine Muguruza
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Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin turns adversity into glory as she scripts memorable final win over Garbine Muguruza

You don’t win a Grand Slam without having the ability to look danger in the eye and knock it out of the park. And as Sofia Kenin showed in that memorable 2-2 game in the deciding set, she has that ability in spades.

Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin and Garbine Muguruza seize opportunities to set up an unlikely final
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Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin and Garbine Muguruza seize opportunities to set up an unlikely final

Sofia Kenin and Garbine Muguruza seized their opportunities, even as their opponents faltered, to set up unlikely women's singles final at Australian Open