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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

Western & Southern Open: Novak Djokovic struggles to reach final; Naomi Osaka faces Victoria Azarenka in title clash
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Western & Southern Open: Novak Djokovic struggles to reach final; Naomi Osaka faces Victoria Azarenka in title clash

Osaka's 6-2, 7-6 (7/5) victory advanced her into Saturday's championship match against two-time Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in the same New York COVID-19 quarantine bubble where the US Open will begin on Monday.

Western & Southern Open: Naomi Osaka reverses decision to withdraw from semi-finals
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Western & Southern Open: Naomi Osaka reverses decision to withdraw from semi-finals

Osaka said in a statement on Wednesday that she had pulled out of her last-four clash with Belgium's Elise Mertens in protest at the police shooting of black man Jacob Blake in Wisconsin.

Prague Open 2020: Simona Halep crowned champion after beating Elise Mertens in straight sets
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Prague Open 2020: Simona Halep crowned champion after beating Elise Mertens in straight sets

Romania's Halep, the 28-year-old reigning Wimbledon champion and world number two, beat the 23rd-ranked Mertens 6-2, 7-5 in an hour and 33 minutes.

Prague Open 2020: Simona Halep sets up final with Elise Mertens after beating compatriot Irina-Camelia Begu
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Prague Open 2020: Simona Halep sets up final with Elise Mertens after beating compatriot Irina-Camelia Begu

Halep won 7-6 (7/2), 6-3 in an hour and a half to set up a final clash against 23rd-ranked Belgian Elise Mertens, who beat Czech Kristyna Pliskova 7-5, 7-6 (7/4) in the other semi-final on Saturday.

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.

Australian Open 2020: Garbine Muguruza, Simona Halep power into last-eight, Anett Kontaveit made to work
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Australian Open 2020: Garbine Muguruza, Simona Halep power into last-eight, Anett Kontaveit made to work

Garbine Muguruza’s participation at the Australian Open had been in doubt due to illness but Monday’s demolition of Kiki Bertens to reach the quarter-finals proved she is not only nearing full health but could also be a genuine title contender.

Australian Open 2020: Counter-punching Simona Halep thwarts Elise Mertens challenge to reach quarter-finals
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Australian Open 2020: Counter-punching Simona Halep thwarts Elise Mertens challenge to reach quarter-finals

Simona Halep had to be at her counter-punching best to see off a determined second-set comeback from Elise Mertens on Monday as the Romanian world number three advanced to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open with a 6-4, 6-4 victory.

Shenzhen Open: Russia's Ekaterina Alexandrova beats Garbine Muguruza to set up final showdown with Elena Rybakina
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Shenzhen Open: Russia's Ekaterina Alexandrova beats Garbine Muguruza to set up final showdown with Elena Rybakina

Russian fifth seed Ekaterina Alexandrova overcame sixth seed Garbine Muguruza in straight sets with a 6-4, 6-3 victory on Friday to qualify for the Shenzhen Open final.

Tennis Rankings: Coco Gauff makes huge jump of 39 places to No 71 in WTA rankings, Ashleigh Barty retains No 1 spot
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Tennis Rankings: Coco Gauff makes huge jump of 39 places to No 71 in WTA rankings, Ashleigh Barty retains No 1 spot

Another good performance in Luxembourg this week could see Gauff knocking on the door of the top 50

China Open 2019: After first round win, US Open champion Bianca Andreescu says she has forgotten how to lose
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China Open 2019: After first round win, US Open champion Bianca Andreescu says she has forgotten how to lose

Andreescu's run of victories has brought her the US Open and her home Canadian Open in recent weeks, propelling her into the limelight

Pan Pacific Open 2019: Top seed Naomi Osaka beats Elise Mertens in straight sets to advance to finals
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Pan Pacific Open 2019: Top seed Naomi Osaka beats Elise Mertens in straight sets to advance to finals

Osaka will now face the unseeded Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the final on Sunday

Pan Pacific Open: Unseeded Italian Camila Giorgi stuns Sloane Stephens; Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova through to quarter-finals
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Pan Pacific Open: Unseeded Italian Camila Giorgi stuns Sloane Stephens; Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova through to quarter-finals

The unseeded Italian Giorgi, who reached the semi-finals last year, beat the 2017 US Open champion to set up a quarter-final match against Belgian Elise Mertens