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Roger Federer's the best but Novak Djokovic remains Rafael Nadal's most difficult opponent, says ex-coach Toni
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Roger Federer's the best but Novak Djokovic remains Rafael Nadal's most difficult opponent, says ex-coach Toni

The “GOAT” (Greatest of all Time) debate in men’s tennis has divided opinion for a decade and remains a hot topic as the trio continue to dominate, having won the last 13 majors.

Dubai Tennis Championships: World No 1 Novak Djokovic beats Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets to win title for fifth time
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Dubai Tennis Championships: World No 1 Novak Djokovic beats Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets to win title for fifth time

After saving match points to reach the final, top-ranked Novak Djokovic was scarcely troubled as he beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday to win the Dubai Championships for the fifth time.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Novak Djokovic saves three match points to beat Gael Monfils in semi-final
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Novak Djokovic saves three match points to beat Gael Monfils in semi-final

World No 1 Novak Djokovic saved three match points to beat France’s Gael Monfils 2-6, 7-6(8), 6-1 on Friday as he set up a final showdown at the Dubai Open with Greek second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Simona Halep’s newfound offense and Elena Rybakina’s risk-free power produce thrilling final
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Simona Halep’s newfound offense and Elena Rybakina’s risk-free power produce thrilling final

Halep's running forehand will always be a thing of pure joy. But now there’s the stand-and-deliver forehand too; that is the thing that will win her the big titles against the big hitters

Dubai Tennis Championships: Simona Halep captures 20th singles title with tiebreaker win over Elena Rybakina
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Simona Halep captures 20th singles title with tiebreaker win over Elena Rybakina

It was the second Dubai Tennis Championships title for the current Wimbledon champion Simona Halep

Dubai Tennis Championships: Simona Halep stages comeback against Aryna Sabalenka to reach semi-finals, will face Jennifer Brady
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Simona Halep stages comeback against Aryna Sabalenka to reach semi-finals, will face Jennifer Brady

Halep had to save a match point against Ons Jabeur on Wednesday and again found herself in trouble against the hard-hitting Sabalenka.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Top seed Simona Halep survives Ons Jabeur scare to reach quarter-finals
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Top seed Simona Halep survives Ons Jabeur scare to reach quarter-finals

Top seed Simona Halep survived an early scare and saved a match point to beat Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur 1-6, 6-2, 7-6(7) in the last 16 of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Wednesday.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Sania Mirza and doubles partner Caroline Garcia advance to pre-quarter-final with hard-fought win
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Sania Mirza and doubles partner Caroline Garcia advance to pre-quarter-final with hard-fought win

Sania Mirza and her partner Caroline Garcia registered a hard-fought win over Russia's Alla Kudryavtseva and Slovenia's Katarina Srebotnik to advance to the women's doubles pre-quarterfinals at the Dubai Open.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Sofia Kenin, Belinda Bencic lose first round matches on day of upsets
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Sofia Kenin, Belinda Bencic lose first round matches on day of upsets

Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin, defending champion Belinda Bencic and third seed Elina Svitolina made swift exits at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships after they all fell in the first round on Tuesday.

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.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Vintage Kim Clijsters shows glimpses of 2011 heyday in 'third coming'
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Vintage Kim Clijsters shows glimpses of 2011 heyday in 'third coming'

Kim Clijsters' long awaited return to the tennis court happened in front of a sizeable crowd in Dubai against Garbine Muguruza and at times it looked like it was 2011.

Indian Wells 2019: Petra Kvitova says meeting Monica Seles at last year's Wimbledon after horrific attack was critical
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Indian Wells 2019: Petra Kvitova says meeting Monica Seles at last year's Wimbledon after horrific attack was critical

Petra Kvitova says a meeting with former world number one Monica Seles at Wimbledon last year, where they discussed returning to the sport after a knife attack, had been one of the most important of her life.

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.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Belinda Bencic’s never-say-die march to the title is great news for the WTA tour
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Belinda Bencic’s never-say-die march to the title is great news for the WTA tour

Bencic may have some long shadows around her, but she has shown this week that she’s good enough to jump out of them – and create her own striking identity.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Daria Kasatkina downs qualifier Magdalena Frech in first round; Garbine Muguruza advances
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Daria Kasatkina downs qualifier Magdalena Frech in first round; Garbine Muguruza advances

Russia’s Daria Kasatkina roared back from a break down in the deciding set to beat Polish qualifier Magdalena Frech 6-3 3-6 6-4 in the opening round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Sunday.

Qatar Open: Caroline Wozniacki, Naomi Osaka become latest stars to withdraw from tournament due to injury
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Qatar Open: Caroline Wozniacki, Naomi Osaka become latest stars to withdraw from tournament due to injury

Caroline Wozniacki and Naomi Osaka were joined on the sidelines by Australian world number 14 Ashleigh Barty, and 19th-ranked Caroline Garcia of France

Dubai Tennis Championships: Leander Paes and partner Jamie Cerretani lose in final to Jean-Julien Rojer-Horia Tecau
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Leander Paes and partner Jamie Cerretani lose in final to Jean-Julien Rojer-Horia Tecau

Paes, playing his 97th ATP World Tour event, and America's Cerretani lost the final 2-6 6-7(2) in one hour and 27 minutes.

Dubai Tennis Championships: Roberto Bautista Agut beats Lucas Pouille in straight sets to win 2nd title of 2018
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Roberto Bautista Agut beats Lucas Pouille in straight sets to win 2nd title of 2018

Bautista Agut, ranked 23rd in the world, now owns eight career titles after starting this season with success in Auckland.

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 Tennis Championships: Wildcard Malek Jaziri reaches semis; Lucas Pouille beats Yuichi Sugita
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Wildcard Malek Jaziri reaches semis; Lucas Pouille beats Yuichi Sugita

Jaziri overcame a second-set blip to see off qualifier Tsitsipas 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 and reach the third semi-final of his career.