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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.

Indian Wells 2019: Roger Federer shies away from 'Superman' tag, says being perfect does not exist
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Indian Wells 2019: Roger Federer shies away from 'Superman' tag, says being perfect does not exist

Roger Federer is still savoring his latest remarkable milestone, but the Swiss great says his 100th career title isn't a sign he's super-human.

Roger Federer’s 100th title is not just a staggering numerical accomplishment, but also testament of his eternal will to win
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Roger Federer’s 100th title is not just a staggering numerical accomplishment, but also testament of his eternal will to win

Despite winning everything there is to win in tennis, and scaling every peak there is to scale in the sport, Federer still gets up for every match of every tournament looking like it’s his first. And that’s just not normal.

Dubai Championships: Roger Federer clinches 100th singles title after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas in final
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Dubai Championships: Roger Federer clinches 100th singles title after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas in final

Roger Federer wrote another special page of history as he defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday at the Dubai Championships to win the 100th title of his career.

Dubai Championships: Japan's Kei Nishikori suffers shock second round defeat against Hubert Hurkacz
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Dubai Championships: Japan's Kei Nishikori suffers shock second round defeat against Hubert Hurkacz

Japan's top seed Kei Nishikori was bundled out in the second round of the Dubai Championships on Wednesday, losing 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 to unfancied Hubert Hurkacz.

Dubai Championships: Top seed Kei Nishikori overcomes Benoit Paire's challenge in opening round
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Dubai Championships: Top seed Kei Nishikori overcomes Benoit Paire's challenge in opening round

Top seed Kei Nishikori dispatched "tricky" Benoit Paire 6-4, 6-3 on his debut at the Dubai Championships on Tuesday.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Roger Federer begins quest for 100th career title with win over Philipp Kohlschreiber
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Roger Federer begins quest for 100th career title with win over Philipp Kohlschreiber

Roger Federer began his charge for a 100th career title by dispatching Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 on a windy centre court in the first round of the Dubai Championships.

Petra Kvitova rises up to third in WTA rankings; Stefanos Tsitsipas closing in on top 10 in ATP charts after Marseille victory
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Petra Kvitova rises up to third in WTA rankings; Stefanos Tsitsipas closing in on top 10 in ATP charts after Marseille victory

Petra Kvitova moved back into the top three in the WTA rankings on Monday after reaching the final of the Dubai Championships.

Belinda Bencic stuns Petra Kvitova in final to claim Dubai Championships victory, plans skydive to celebrate title
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Belinda Bencic stuns Petra Kvitova in final to claim Dubai Championships victory, plans skydive to celebrate title

"We agreed that the next title I won, we would go skydiving. It may be funny, because my dad is afraid of heights," Belinda Bencic said after ending a four-year trophy drought with victory at Dubai

Dubai Championships: Belinda Bencic upsets former World No 1 Simona Halep to reach semi-finals; Petra Kvitova advances
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Dubai Championships: Belinda Bencic upsets former World No 1 Simona Halep to reach semi-finals; Petra Kvitova advances

Belinda Bencic shocked former world number one Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 to reach the semi-finals of the Dubai Championships on Thursday, her second successive giant-killing act in the Gulf state.

Dubai Championships: Naomi Osaka is a shy person and must learn to deal with limelight, says Petra Kvitova
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Dubai Championships: Naomi Osaka is a shy person and must learn to deal with limelight, says Petra Kvitova

Two-times Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova says Naomi Osaka’s shyness is a problem for her as she struggles to deal with the increased scrutiny in the wake of her success at the Grand Slams and her rise to the top of the world rankings.

Dubai Championships: Former winners Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep advance to quarter-finals; Angelique Kerber ousted
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Dubai Championships: Former winners Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep advance to quarter-finals; Angelique Kerber ousted

Former winners Petra Kvitova and Simona Halep advanced to the quarter-finals of the Dubai Championships on Wednesday and were joined by two-time defending champion Elina Svitolina.

LISTEN: Full script of Episode 147 of Spodcast where we discuss IPL 2019 schedule, Caster Semenya case and more
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LISTEN: Full script of Episode 147 of Spodcast where we discuss IPL 2019 schedule, Caster Semenya case and more

Here's the full script of Episode 147, where we discuss the schedule of this year's Indian Premier League, Pakistan's omission from ISSF Shooting World Cup, recent developments in the Caster Semenya case and more

Firstpost Spodcast Epiosde 147: IPL 2019 begins with CSK vs RCB, Pakistan's omission from ISSF Shooting World Cup and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Epiosde 147: IPL 2019 begins with CSK vs RCB, Pakistan's omission from ISSF Shooting World Cup and more

In today's episode of Spodcast, we discuss the schedule of this year's Indian Premier League, Pakistan's omission from ISSF Shooting World Cup, recent developments in the Caster Semenya case and more

Dubai Championships: Naomi Osaka loses to Kristina Mladenovic in 1st match since Australian Open; Simona Halep wins
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Dubai Championships: Naomi Osaka loses to Kristina Mladenovic in 1st match since Australian Open; Simona Halep wins

Naomi Osaka stumbled badly in her first match since winning the Australian Open as the World No 1 went down in a flurry of errors to exit the Dubai Championships on Tuesday.

World No 1 Naomi Osaka says 'happiness' was the reason behind shock split with coach Sascha Bajin
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World No 1 Naomi Osaka says 'happiness' was the reason behind shock split with coach Sascha Bajin

Talking about the split with Sascha Bajin, Naomi Osaka said: "Everyone thinks it was a money-related issue, but it wasn't. That's one of the most hurtful things I've ever heard... I think my reason is I wouldn't put success over my happiness — that's my main thing."

Dubai Tennis Championships: Lucas Pouille reaches final; Roberto Bautista Agut ends Malek Jaziri's dream run
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Lucas Pouille reaches final; Roberto Bautista Agut ends Malek Jaziri's dream run

Lucas Pouille made it to his third ATP final in four weeks after overcoming Filip Krajinovic 6-3, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5) in the Dubai Championships semi-finals on Friday.

Dubai Championships: Roberto Bautista Agut defeats Borna Coric to book semi-final spot
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Dubai Championships: Roberto Bautista Agut defeats Borna Coric to book semi-final spot

Bautista Agut, playing the event for the sixth straight year, defeated Croatian Borna Coric 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 in just under an hour and three-quarters.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Roberto Bautista Agut ends losing streak; Benoit Paire advances to second round
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Roberto Bautista Agut ends losing streak; Benoit Paire advances to second round

Roberto Bautista Agut ended a three-match losing streak when he beat Florian Mayer 6-3, 6-4 in the first round of the Dubai Championships on Monday.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Grigor Dimitrov hopes to recover from illness to take advantage of depleted draw
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Grigor Dimitrov hopes to recover from illness to take advantage of depleted draw

Grigor Dimitrov will count on a complete recovery from a brief illness as he plays as top seed at the upcoming Dubai Championships.