Jozef Kovalik

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Sardegna Open: India's Sumit Nagal eliminated in first-round defeat to Slovakia's Jozef Kovalik
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Sardegna Open: India's Sumit Nagal eliminated in first-round defeat to Slovakia's Jozef Kovalik

Both world No 136 Nagal and world No 124 Kovalik came into the main draw through qualifying rounds and the Slovak prevailed 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in a contest that lasted for two hours and 13 minutes.

French Open 2019: Serena Williams survives first-round scare; Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic post straight-sets wins
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French Open 2019: Serena Williams survives first-round scare; Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic post straight-sets wins

Serena Williams survived a first-round scare at the French Open while Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic both eased through to the second round.

Sofia Open: Qualifier Mirza Basic shocks Stan Wawrinka to reach maiden final, set to meet Marius Copil
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Sofia Open: Qualifier Mirza Basic shocks Stan Wawrinka to reach maiden final, set to meet Marius Copil

Mirza Basic bludgeoned his way to a shock 7-6(6), 6-4 victory over top seed Stan Wawrinka to set up an intriguing title clash against big-serving Marius Copil.

Sofia Open: Stan Wawrinka reaches first semi-final since knee surgery with win over Viktor Troicki
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Sofia Open: Stan Wawrinka reaches first semi-final since knee surgery with win over Viktor Troicki

Stan Wawrinka outclassed Viktor Troicki 6-1, 7-6(3) to book his place in the semi-finals of Sofia Open and suggest that his recovery from a knee injury is well under way.

French Open 2017: Stanislas Wawrinka quietly reiterating credentials as one of the favourites
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French Open 2017: Stanislas Wawrinka quietly reiterating credentials as one of the favourites

On Monday, as Monfils faded away in the third set, Wawrinka powered on, punching those monstrous groundstrokes to underline an impressive performance. It was the kind of performance that showed that Wawrinka was dangerous again.

French Open 2017: Alexander Zverev stunned by Fernando Verdasco, Stan Wawrinka advances
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French Open 2017: Alexander Zverev stunned by Fernando Verdasco, Stan Wawrinka advances

Fernando Verdasco eliminated the in-form Alexander Zverev 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 in a first round match that was suspended overnight after a long debate between both players and the umpire.

French Open 2017: Andy Murray, Juan Martin del Potro and Simona Halep headline Day 3
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French Open 2017: Andy Murray, Juan Martin del Potro and Simona Halep headline Day 3

World number one Andy Murray faces Andrey Kuznetsov, the world number 85, in his opening round. Third seed Stan Wawrinka, the 2015 winner and reigning US Open champion, starts against Jozef Kovalik.

Chennai Open 2017 semis preview: Bautista Agut, Paire set up rematch; Medvedev the dark horse
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Chennai Open 2017 semis preview: Bautista Agut, Paire set up rematch; Medvedev the dark horse

The semi-final lineup at Chennai Open on Saturday promises some great action to bring us closer to the end of the opening week of tennis this season.

Chennai Open 2017: Daniil Medvedev enters semifinals after halting Jozef Kovalik's dream run
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Chennai Open 2017: Daniil Medvedev enters semifinals after halting Jozef Kovalik's dream run

Daniil Medvedev earned his maiden entry into the singles semifinals of an ATP World Tour event when he ended the dream run of Slovakian qualifier Jozef Kovalik with a commanding win in the Chennai Open quarterfinals

Chennai Open 2017: Marin Cilic says he is ready to challenge the 'Big Four' in 2017
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Chennai Open 2017: Marin Cilic says he is ready to challenge the 'Big Four' in 2017

Terming the surprise loss against little known Jozef Kovalik as "small stumble", Marin Cilic says he is ready to challenge the 'Big Four' in the 2017 season since he has taken a "huge step forward" with new coach Jonas Bjorkman on the motivational front.

Chennai Open 2017: Hyeon Chung upsets Borna Coric, newcomer Daniil Medvedev advances
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Chennai Open 2017: Hyeon Chung upsets Borna Coric, newcomer Daniil Medvedev advances

Korean qualifier Hyeon Chung produced the first upset of the ATP Chennai Open by ousting last year's finalist Borna Coric with a straight-set win in the opening round.

Davis Cup: Nick Kyrgios, Bernard Tomic complete straight set wins to give Australia 2-0 lead over Slovakia
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Davis Cup: Nick Kyrgios, Bernard Tomic complete straight set wins to give Australia 2-0 lead over Slovakia

Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic claimed straight set victories to give Australia a commanding 2-0 lead over Slovakia in the Davis Cup World Group playoff.