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'So much pain in my heart': Tennis star Elina Svitolina helping Ukraine
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'So much pain in my heart': Tennis star Elina Svitolina helping Ukraine

Elina Svitolina's parents and brother managed to leave but aside from her grandmother Tamara, her uncle and his family remain in Odessa.

French Open 2022: Ukrainian Elina Svitolina decides to skip Major over Russian invasion
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French Open 2022: Ukrainian Elina Svitolina decides to skip Major over Russian invasion

The Russian invasion has been 'draining' for the former World No. 3 as some of Svitolina's family members remain in Ukraine and 'are all hiding in the basement'.

Ukraine's Elina Svitolina refuses to play against Russian, Belarusian players, slams tennis bodies for not doing more
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Ukraine's Elina Svitolina refuses to play against Russian, Belarusian players, slams tennis bodies for not doing more

Svitolina, ranked 15th in the world, is the top seed in the WTA tournament in Monterrey where she is drawn to play Russian Anastasia Potapova in her first match.

Petra Kvitova ousts top seed Aryna Sabalenka as favourites exit Dubai
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Petra Kvitova ousts top seed Aryna Sabalenka as favourites exit Dubai

Aryna Sabalenka, Barbora Krejcikova, Garbine Muguruza, Iga Swiatek, Elina Svitolina all were bundled out of the WTA tournament in Dubai.

Australian Open 2022: Defending champion Naomi Osaka exits; Rafael Nadal through to fourth round
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Australian Open 2022: Defending champion Naomi Osaka exits; Rafael Nadal through to fourth round

Anisimova saved two match points in the third set at Margaret Court Arena ahead of the tiebreaker and ended the match with an ace.

Australian Open 2022: Victoria Azarenka 'climbs ladder' towards third title in Melbourne
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Australian Open 2022: Victoria Azarenka 'climbs ladder' towards third title in Melbourne

Between 2009 and 2016, Azarenka reached at least the fourth round in Melbourne for eight consecutive years, peaking with her two titles in 2012 and 2013.

Happy tennis couple Gael Monfils and Elina Svitolina thrive on married life
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Happy tennis couple Gael Monfils and Elina Svitolina thrive on married life

The tennis "power couple" tied the knot in Geneva in July just before the Tokyo Olympics

Australian Open 2022: Ashleigh Barty marks First Nations Day with easy win in Melbourne
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Australian Open 2022: Ashleigh Barty marks First Nations Day with easy win in Melbourne

The top-ranked Barty has Indigenous heritage and her second-round match at Melbourne Park's main stadium was among the features of a program dedicated to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia.

Australian Open 2022: Naomi Osaka, Rafael Nadal reach second round of Grand Slam
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Australian Open 2022: Naomi Osaka, Rafael Nadal reach second round of Grand Slam

Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Belinda Bencic beat Kristina Mladenovic 6-4, 6-3.

Indian Wells 2021: Composed Alexander Zverev slips past Andy Murray, women's top seeds fall
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Indian Wells 2021: Composed Alexander Zverev slips past Andy Murray, women's top seeds fall

Zverev advanced to the fourth round, coming from behind in both sets to beat two time Olympic gold medal winner Murray 6-4, 7-6 (7/4)

Chicago Fall Classic: Ons Jabeur breaks losing streak against Elina Svitolina, through to semis
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Chicago Fall Classic: Ons Jabeur breaks losing streak against Elina Svitolina, through to semis

The Tunisian won her 43rd match of the year, tying her with second-ranked Aryna Sabalenka for the most on the WTA Tour.

Ostrava Open: World No 3 Karolina Pliskova pulls out of tournament with wrist injury
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Ostrava Open: World No 3 Karolina Pliskova pulls out of tournament with wrist injury

The 29-year-old Czech player was set to be the top seed at the WTA tournament played in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava on 20-26 September.

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: Leylah Fernandez relishing New York's support in big wins
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US Open 2021: Leylah Fernandez relishing New York's support in big wins

After crucial points, Leylah Fernandez would raise her right fist or windmill her arms, firing herself and crowds inside packed stadiums. And she's won many critical points at US Open.

US Open 2021: Daniil Medvedev, Leylah Fernandez advance to semi-finals
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US Open 2021: Daniil Medvedev, Leylah Fernandez advance to semi-finals

Fernandez, who had already ousted defending champion Naomi Osaka and three-time Slam winner Angelique Kerber, defeated Ukraine's fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7/5).

US Open 2021 women's singles preview: Ash Barty looking to cap off excellent season, Naomi Osaka to make winning return?
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US Open 2021 women's singles preview: Ash Barty looking to cap off excellent season, Naomi Osaka to make winning return?

Ahead of the US Open, Firstpost.com takes a look at the women's singles draw and, with equal parts of bravery and naivete, attempts to determine the potential outcome of all four quarters.

Elina Svitolina, Anett Kontaveit claim WTA titles in US Open warm-up events
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Elina Svitolina, Anett Kontaveit claim WTA titles in US Open warm-up events

In Chicago, Svitolina captured the 16th WTA title of her career and her first since the claycourt tournament in Strasbourg almost a year ago.

WTA Chicago: Elina Svitolina steps up US Open preparation by reaching her year's first final
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WTA Chicago: Elina Svitolina steps up US Open preparation by reaching her year's first final

Svitolina fired 29 winners, including seven aces, on the way to a much needed victory.

US Open 2021: Novak Djokovic faces potential Wimbledon final rematch against Matteo Berrettini in quarter-finals
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US Open 2021: Novak Djokovic faces potential Wimbledon final rematch against Matteo Berrettini in quarter-finals

Under a men's singles draw released Thursday by the US Tennis Association, the 34-year-old Serbian top seed was placed in a draw quarter that could see him meet Australian fourth seed Alex de Minaur in the fourth round.

Cincinnati Masters: Naomi Osaka rallies to beat Coco Gauff in second round; Ashleigh Barty also advances
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Cincinnati Masters: Naomi Osaka rallies to beat Coco Gauff in second round; Ashleigh Barty also advances

Angelique Kerber defeated Elina Svitolina 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 while former US Open winner Bianca Andreescu of Canada lost to Karolina Muchova 6-4, 6-2 in the second round.