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WTA players give in to strict COVID-19 rules for Australian Open
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WTA players give in to strict COVID-19 rules for Australian Open

The state of Victoria where the Grand Slam is held said this week that it would prevent unvaccinated players from entering its territory, sparking concerns that some players including Novak Djokovic may miss the tournament.

Silicon Valley Classic: Daria Kasatskina knocks out top-seeded Belgian Elise Mertens in straight sets to enter final
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Silicon Valley Classic: Daria Kasatskina knocks out top-seeded Belgian Elise Mertens in straight sets to enter final

Kasatkina, ranked 31st in the world and seeded fourth, notched her third win in four meetings against the 17th-ranked Belgian and gave herself a shot at a third WTA title of 2021 after victories at St. Petersburg and in the Phillip Island Trophy.

Wimbledon 2021: Croatia's Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic clinch men's doubles title; Hsieh Su-wei, Elise Mertens win women's doubles
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Wimbledon 2021: Croatia's Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic clinch men's doubles title; Hsieh Su-wei, Elise Mertens win women's doubles

For Pavic, it was a third major victory after the 2018 Australian Open with Oliver Marach and the 2020 US Open partnering Bruno Soares.

Madrid Open: Dominic Thiem beats Marcos Giron to reach third round; Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova edge past Jennifer Brady
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Madrid Open: Dominic Thiem beats Marcos Giron to reach third round; Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova edge past Jennifer Brady

World number 10 Matteo Berrettini saw off his fellow Italian Fabio Fognini, winning 6-3, 6-4 to book a third-round spot.

Miami Open: Naomi Osaka, Ashleigh Barty, Bianca Andreescu in quarter-finals; Stefanos Tsitsipas into last-16
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Miami Open: Naomi Osaka, Ashleigh Barty, Bianca Andreescu in quarter-finals; Stefanos Tsitsipas into last-16

The world's top-ranked player Ashleigh Barty has reached the Miami Open quarter-finals, getting there by holding off 14th-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 6-1, 1-6, 6-2

Miami Open: Daniil Medvedev limps to third round win, John Isner downs Felix Auger-Aliassime
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Miami Open: Daniil Medvedev limps to third round win, John Isner downs Felix Auger-Aliassime

Medvedev failed to convert three match points in the second set after taking a 5-2 lead. An hour later the Russian was still playing, and on a humid afternoon with temperatures in the mid 80s, he paid a price.

Miami Open: Naomi Osaka into last-16 by walkover as Nina Stojanovic withdraws
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Miami Open: Naomi Osaka into last-16 by walkover as Nina Stojanovic withdraws

Second-ranked Osaka, the reigning US and Australian Open champion, will next face the winner of a later match between 16th seed Elise Mertens and 22nd-seeded Anett Kontaveit.

Dubai Open: Garbine Muguruza sees off Elise Mertens in semi-final clash, Barbora Krejcikova beats Jil Teichmann
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Dubai Open: Garbine Muguruza sees off Elise Mertens in semi-final clash, Barbora Krejcikova beats Jil Teichmann

The former world number one needed seven match points to overcome a stubborn Elise Mertens 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) in the Dubai semi-finals on Friday, and is now into her second final in as many weeks, having placed runner-up in Doha six days ago.

Dubai Open: Garbine Muguruza fights back from set down to beat Aryna Sabalenka, to face Elise Mertens
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Dubai Open: Garbine Muguruza fights back from set down to beat Aryna Sabalenka, to face Elise Mertens

The Spaniard, a runner-up in Doha last week, bounced back from a set down to eliminate the third-seeded Sabalenka 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 and set up a showdown with Belgium’s Elise Mertens.

Australian Open 2021: Daniil Medvedev finally wins five setter, frustrated Karolina Pliskova knocked out
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Australian Open 2021: Daniil Medvedev finally wins five setter, frustrated Karolina Pliskova knocked out

The win stretched Medvedev's winning streak to 17 matches, including his successful run to the title at the 2020 season-ending ATP Finals.

Australian Open 2021: Sofia Kenin's title defence ends early; Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas through to third round
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Australian Open 2021: Sofia Kenin's title defence ends early; Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas through to third round

Delivering 10 aces, Kanepi powered her way past the No. 4-seeded Kenin, overwhelming the 2020 champion 6-3, 6-2 in just 64 minutes

Yarra Valley Classic: Serena Williams beats Tsvetana Pironkova in straight sets; Ashleigh Barty, Naomi Osaka advance
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Yarra Valley Classic: Serena Williams beats Tsvetana Pironkova in straight sets; Ashleigh Barty, Naomi Osaka advance

Williams, 39, has been in belligerent form at the Yarra Valley Classic and overpowered the Bulgarian with a 6-1, 6-4 victory in 74 minutes.

Aryna Sabalenka wins Linz Open to replace Serena Williams in WTA top-10 rankings
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Aryna Sabalenka wins Linz Open to replace Serena Williams in WTA top-10 rankings

The 22-year-old Sabalenka finished the season in style with a straight-sets victory over her doubles partner Elise Mertens in Sunday's final in Austria.

Aryna Sabalenka claims straight-sets win over doubles partner Elise Mertens to lift WTA Linz title
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Aryna Sabalenka claims straight-sets win over doubles partner Elise Mertens to lift WTA Linz title

Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka finished the 2020 WTA season in style, winning her third title of the year with a straight-sets victory over her doubles partner Elise Mertens in the Linz final.

Linz Open: Top-seed Aryna Sabalenka reaches semi-finals, will face Barbora Krejcikova for a place in final
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Linz Open: Top-seed Aryna Sabalenka reaches semi-finals, will face Barbora Krejcikova for a place in final

The second-seeded Elise Mertens will take on Ekaterina Alexandrova in the other semi-final of Linz Open.

Ostrava Open: Aryna Sabalenka wins 12 straight games against qualifier Sara Sorribes Tormo in comeback
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Ostrava Open: Aryna Sabalenka wins 12 straight games against qualifier Sara Sorribes Tormo in comeback

Aryna Sabalenka lost the first ten games before miraculously recovering to find the court with her groundstrokes and went on to take the next 12 games for a 0-6, 6-4, 6-0 win.

Italian Open 2020: Simona Halep extends winning streak to 11 matches; Novak Djokovic beats Filip Krajinovic
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Italian Open 2020: Simona Halep extends winning streak to 11 matches; Novak Djokovic beats Filip Krajinovic

Halep, who is actually on an 11-0 run overall stretching back to February, recovered an early break in the opening set and then overpowered her 29th-ranked opponent the rest of the way.

US Open 2020, Quarter-finals, Tennis Highlights: Thiem beats De Minaur to reach semis; Azarenka sets up mouth-watering clash with Serena
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US Open 2020, Quarter-finals, Tennis Highlights: Thiem beats De Minaur to reach semis; Azarenka sets up mouth-watering clash with Serena

Follow all the latest action, live scores and more from the US Open 2020 quarter-finals on Firstpost.com's live blog!

US Open 2020: 'Bummed' Sofia Kenin looks forward to Roland Garros after crashing out in Round of 16
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US Open 2020: 'Bummed' Sofia Kenin looks forward to Roland Garros after crashing out in Round of 16

Kenin, winner of the 2020 Australian Open, was bundled out of the last 16 at Flushing Meadows in straight sets by Elise Mertens of Belgium.

US Open 2020 Women's Singles preview: COVID-19 withdrawals turn already unpredictable category into free-for-all
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US Open 2020 Women's Singles preview: COVID-19 withdrawals turn already unpredictable category into free-for-all

Ahead of tennis' return to the big stage, Firstpost takes a look at the US Open Women's Singles draw and attempts to determine the potential outcome of all four quarters