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Wimbledon 2019: Ivan Dodig, Latisha Chan capture mixed doubles title with straight sets win over Robert Lindstedt and Jelena Ostapenko
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Wimbledon 2019: Ivan Dodig, Latisha Chan capture mixed doubles title with straight sets win over Robert Lindstedt and Jelena Ostapenko

Latisha Chan and Ivan Dodig have become a powerful mixed doubles partnership in the past year having won two French Opens and now Wimbledon.

Wimbledon 2019: 'Anti-diva' Simona Halep charms her way to first title at SW19 with folksy, light-hearted nature
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Wimbledon 2019: 'Anti-diva' Simona Halep charms her way to first title at SW19 with folksy, light-hearted nature

Humble and grounded, Halep had already shown incredible resolve to win the 2018 Roland Garros title having lost all three of her previous Slam finals.

Wimbledon 2019, women's singles preview: Lack of clear favourites could lead to another first-time winner of Venus Rosewater Dish
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Wimbledon 2019, women's singles preview: Lack of clear favourites could lead to another first-time winner of Venus Rosewater Dish

Since Serena Williams took time off after winning 2017 Australian Open, there have been first-time Grand Slam winners in Ashleigh Barty, Naomi Osaka, Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki, Sloane Stephens and Jelena Ostapenko. We could see the same at Wimbledon this year.

Birmingham Classic: Karolina Pliskova suffers defeat against twin sister Kristyna; Ashleigh Barty off to winning start
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Birmingham Classic: Karolina Pliskova suffers defeat against twin sister Kristyna; Ashleigh Barty off to winning start

World No 3 Karolina Pliskova lost to her twin sister Kristyna, while French Open champion Ashleigh Barty started her grass court season with a win at the Birmingham Classic on Wednesday.

Birmingham Classic 2019: World No 1 Naomi Osaka Osaka begins grass-court season with hard-fought victory over Maria Sakkari
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Birmingham Classic 2019: World No 1 Naomi Osaka Osaka begins grass-court season with hard-fought victory over Maria Sakkari

Yulia Putintseva will face Naomi Osaka in round two after easing past Harriet Dart 6-1, 6-4 at Birmingham Classic.

French Open 2019: Marketa Vondrousova’s composed tennis is a breath of fresh air, and a sign of long-term success
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French Open 2019: Marketa Vondrousova’s composed tennis is a breath of fresh air, and a sign of long-term success

For Marketa Vondrousova, her weapon of choice is the ability to surprise. She doesn’t seem all that threatening with her pace of shot off the ground, but then in the middle of a rally she’ll suddenly throw in a perfectly-disguised drop which nobody saw coming.

French Open 2019: Erratic serves, piling double faults prove Jelena Ostapenko's undoing in opening round against Victoria Azarenka
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French Open 2019: Erratic serves, piling double faults prove Jelena Ostapenko's undoing in opening round against Victoria Azarenka

Ostapenko never lacks conviction; her double faults are not the result of tentativeness. It is the technique — the ball toss, to be more precise — that is all over the place. It’s almost as though she herself doesn’t know where the ball is going. She just seems to be throwing it in the air, closing her eyes and hoping for the best.

French Open 2019: Naomi Osaka survives first-set bagel to script incredible comeback win over Anna Karolina Schmiedlova
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French Open 2019: Naomi Osaka survives first-set bagel to script incredible comeback win over Anna Karolina Schmiedlova

Naomi Osaka battled back from a set and a break down to defeat Slovakia's Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 0-6, 7-6 (4), 6-1 to reach the French Open second round.

French Open 2019: In-form Kiki Bertens, Karolina Pliskova lead the charge as women's draw throws up abundance of potential upsets
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French Open 2019: In-form Kiki Bertens, Karolina Pliskova lead the charge as women's draw throws up abundance of potential upsets

Here’s a look at what the 2019 French Open women’s singles draw looks like, and how the four quarters might be expected to unfold over the course of the Grand Slam.

French Open 2019: Kiki Bertens has honed her claycourt skill sets to get to cusp of first Grand Slam title at Roland Garros
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French Open 2019: Kiki Bertens has honed her claycourt skill sets to get to cusp of first Grand Slam title at Roland Garros

Seven years on from her first title, fighting through tournaments unseeded and as a qualifier, Kiki Bertens is on the cusp of a Grand Slam win in French Open.

French Open 2019: Decline of claycourt specialists has led to puzzling change in the competitiveness at Roland Garros
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French Open 2019: Decline of claycourt specialists has led to puzzling change in the competitiveness at Roland Garros

The decline of claycourt specialists has brought about monopoly in the men's tournament and mayhem in the women's tournament at the French Open.

Stuttgart Open: Elise Mertens, Jelena Ostapenko suffer first-round exits; Simona Halep, Garbine Muguruza pull out of event
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Stuttgart Open: Elise Mertens, Jelena Ostapenko suffer first-round exits; Simona Halep, Garbine Muguruza pull out of event

Belgium’s Elise Mertens and Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko were among Tuesday’s first-round exits at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart on a day where other high-profile players withdrew without playing a single match.

Charlseton Open: Madison Keys claims first clay court title of career with superb straight-sets win over Caroline Wozniacki
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Charlseton Open: Madison Keys claims first clay court title of career with superb straight-sets win over Caroline Wozniacki

Madison Keys claimed the first clay court title of her career on Sunday with a straight sets defeat of Caroline Wozniacki in the final of the Charleston Open.

Charleston Open: Belinda Bencic, Jelena Ostapenko advance to second round with dominant victories
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Charleston Open: Belinda Bencic, Jelena Ostapenko advance to second round with dominant victories

Swiss ninth seed Belinda Bencic made a strong start to her claycourt season with a 6-3 6-0 win over qualifier Destanee Aiava to reach the second round of the Charleston Open in South Carolina on Monday.

Qatar Open: Simona Halep cruises into quarter-final with easy win over Lesia Tsurenko; Elina Svitolina beats Jelena Ostapenko
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Qatar Open: Simona Halep cruises into quarter-final with easy win over Lesia Tsurenko; Elina Svitolina beats Jelena Ostapenko

Top seed Simona Halep eased into the Qatar Open quarter-finals with a 6-2 6-3 victory over Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko on Wednesday.

Australian Open 2019: Amelie Mauresmo leads rare breed of female coaches making an impact in Melbourne
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Australian Open 2019: Amelie Mauresmo leads rare breed of female coaches making an impact in Melbourne

While Conchita Martinez and Rennae Stubbs have been instrumental in Karolina Pliskova's best run in Melbourne, Amelie Mauresmo has helped Lucas Pouille harness that talent and reach his first ever major semis.

Australian Open 2019: Naomi Osaka is setting template for all power hitters with her consistency and patience
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Australian Open 2019: Naomi Osaka is setting template for all power hitters with her consistency and patience

At this year’s Australian Open Osaka hasn’t yet faced a power player of the ilk of Sabalenka or Williams. But she has still needed to do one thing that all power players hate: temper her aggression as ball after ball keeps coming back

Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams, Halep headline packed top half, but stronger contenders could be lurking elsewhere
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Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams, Halep headline packed top half, but stronger contenders could be lurking elsewhere

Is 2019 going to be more of the same? The women’s draw at the Australian Open this year looks as stacked as ever, so it’s easy to answer that with an emphatic ‘yes’.

Sydney International: World No 1 Simona Halep slumps to shock second-round loss to Ashleigh Barty
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Sydney International: World No 1 Simona Halep slumps to shock second-round loss to Ashleigh Barty

Simona Halep hadn't played since withdrawing from the WTA Finals in October with a herniated disc and was no match for fast-rising Australian Ashleigh Barty.

Hong Kong Open: Daria Gavrilova beats unseeded Monica Niculescu in third-set tiebreaker to reach quarter-finals
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Hong Kong Open: Daria Gavrilova beats unseeded Monica Niculescu in third-set tiebreaker to reach quarter-finals

Despite being on an incredible run of form over the last few weeks, Australian Daria Gavrilova struggled against unseeded opponent Monica Niculescu in the Hong Kong Open.