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Madrid Open 2022: Jessica Pegula and Ons Jabeur seek breakthrough title
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Madrid Open 2022: Jessica Pegula and Ons Jabeur seek breakthrough title

Ons Jabeur and Jessica Pegula are both chasing their first WTA 1000 title in Madrid. The Tunisian would climb to No 7 with the win, while the American could enter the top-10.

Billie Jean King Cup: US thwart Ukraine rally to reach finals along with Poland, Czech Republic
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Billie Jean King Cup: US thwart Ukraine rally to reach finals along with Poland, Czech Republic

The US were the last to clinch their spot in the finals on a day that saw world number one Iga Swiatek of Poland crush Romania's 324th-ranked Andreea Prisacariu 6-0, 6-0 in 45 minutes to seal victory for the hosts in Radom.

Australian Open 2022: Top seed Ashleigh Barty crushes Jessica Pegula, to meet Madison Keys in semis
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Australian Open 2022: Top seed Ashleigh Barty crushes Jessica Pegula, to meet Madison Keys in semis

The world number one dismantled the 21st-seeded American 6-2, 6-0 in 63 minutes on Rod Laver Arena to power into the last four at Melbourne Park for only the second time.

Australian Open 2022: Jesssica Pegula finds relief in nights at the casino
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Australian Open 2022: Jesssica Pegula finds relief in nights at the casino

Pegula, the world number 21, said going to the casino was a way to relax, but also helped her in her tennis.

Indian Wells 2021: US Open champion Daniil Medvedev stunned by Grigor Dimitrov
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Indian Wells 2021: US Open champion Daniil Medvedev stunned by Grigor Dimitrov

Dimitrov will face Polish eighth seed Hubert Hurkacz, who rolled over Russian Aslan Karatsev 6-1, 6-3 earlier on Wednesday, in the quarter-finals.

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)

US Open 2021: Shelby Rogers stuns top-ranked Ashleigh Barty; Novak Djokovic moves on
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US Open 2021: Shelby Rogers stuns top-ranked Ashleigh Barty; Novak Djokovic moves on

Reigning Wimbledon champion Barty won 11 of 14 games after dropping the first set, only for Rogers to capture five of the last six games for a shocking 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (7/5) triumph.

Cincinnati Masters: Daniil Medvedev advances to quarters; Naomi Osaka knocked out by Jil Teichmann
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Cincinnati Masters: Daniil Medvedev advances to quarters; Naomi Osaka knocked out by Jil Teichmann

Top-ranked Ash Barty rolled through the first 10 games of her match with defending champion Victoria Azarenka in a 6-0, 6-2 win to reach the women’s quarter-finals.

ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters: Simona Halep earns injury comeback win; Coco Gauff to face Naomi Osaka
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ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters: Simona Halep earns injury comeback win; Coco Gauff to face Naomi Osaka

Halep only returned to the Tour last week in Montreal, losing in the opening round. She remained confident that progress was not far away after her injury in Rome three months ago.

WTA Montreal: Karolina Pliskova upsets top seed Aryna Sabalenka to set up final against Camila Giorgi
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WTA Montreal: Karolina Pliskova upsets top seed Aryna Sabalenka to set up final against Camila Giorgi

Karolina Pliskova lost to Camila Giorgi last month in the third round of the Tokyo Olympics.

WTA Montreal: Aryna Sabalenka dashes Victoria Azarenka's top-10 return dream
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WTA Montreal: Aryna Sabalenka dashes Victoria Azarenka's top-10 return dream

Azarenka, a 32-year-old with two Australian Open titles to her credit, last ranked in the elite group five years ago before motherhood.

WTA Montreal: Bianca Andreescu advances, Garbine Muguruza beaten
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WTA Montreal: Bianca Andreescu advances, Garbine Muguruza beaten

Andreescu, the 2019 US Open champion, who missed the entire 2020 season with injury, has played little in 2021 and hadn't won a match since reaching the second round at Eastbourne in June.

Wimbledon 2021: Ankita Raina-Lauren Davis bow out in first round of women's doubles
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Wimbledon 2021: Ankita Raina-Lauren Davis bow out in first round of women's doubles

The 14th seeds disposed off the challenge from the Raina-Davis pair beating them 6-3 6-2 in 70 minutes during a late evening match on Court No 11.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: 17-year-old Coco Gauff, Jennifer Brady lead US tennis team
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 17-year-old Coco Gauff, Jennifer Brady lead US tennis team

The list of players heading to Japan includes 17-year-old Gauff, 2021 Australian Open runner-up Brady, Jessica Pegula and Alison Riske for women's singles, and Tommy Paul, Frances Tiafoe, Tennys Sandgren and Marcos Giron for men's singles.

French Open 2021: 'Spearfisher', 'estate agent' stand in Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal's path
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French Open 2021: 'Spearfisher', 'estate agent' stand in Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal's path

Djokovic, bidding to be the first man in more than half a century to win all four majors on multiple occasions, can reach the last 16 for a 12th consecutive year with victory over the sea-loving Lithuanian.

Italian Open 2021: Ashleigh Barty retires injured in quarter-final, Karolina Pliskova beats Jelena Ostapenko
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Italian Open 2021: Ashleigh Barty retires injured in quarter-final, Karolina Pliskova beats Jelena Ostapenko

Top seed Barty, the 2019 French Open champion, was leading 6-4, 2-1 when she pulled up to receive treatment during her match against American Coco Gauff.

Italian Open: Second seed Naomi Osaka loses to Jessica Pegula in second round
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Italian Open: Second seed Naomi Osaka loses to Jessica Pegula in second round

The four-time Grand Slam winner, seeded second in the Italian capital, had received a first-round bye, but was unable to find her way back into the match after losing the first-set tie-break to her 31st-ranked opponent.

Madrid Open: Simona Halep knocked out by Elise Mertens; Jannik Sinner, Andrey Rublev march on
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Madrid Open: Simona Halep knocked out by Elise Mertens; Jannik Sinner, Andrey Rublev march on

Halep had sailed through the first two rounds on the Spanish clay without dropping a set but she ended up second best in a match which yielded 15 breaks of serve.

Madrid Open: Naomi Osaka has 'clay court plan' despite second round defeat to Karolina Muchova
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Madrid Open: Naomi Osaka has 'clay court plan' despite second round defeat to Karolina Muchova

Osaka, the reigning US and Australian Open champion, has seven career hard-court titles, but has never managed to lift a clay- court trophy.

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.