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Top seed Denis Shapovalov stunned by Arthur Rinderknech at Qatar Open
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Top seed Denis Shapovalov stunned by Arthur Rinderknech at Qatar Open

Arthur Rinderknech broke once in each set to advance 6-4, 6-4 to a semi-final against Nikoloz Basilashvili, the third seed and defending champion in Doha.

Qatar Open 2022: Roberto Bautista Agut condemns Andy Murray to heavy defeat
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Qatar Open 2022: Roberto Bautista Agut condemns Andy Murray to heavy defeat

Second seed Bautista Agut eased to a 6-0, 6-1 win in the second round of a tournament where Murray, now ranked 87 in the world, was champion in 2008 and 2009.

Australian Open 2022: Murray turns back the clock as Raducanu beats Stephens on tournament debut
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Australian Open 2022: Murray turns back the clock as Raducanu beats Stephens on tournament debut

After Sunday's deportation of men's defending champion and top seed Novak Djokovic, the first Grand Slam of the year is now in full swing and many are eager to move on from the visa saga.

Indian Wells 2021: Cameron Norrie beats Nikoloz Basilashvili, set to become top-ranked Briton
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Indian Wells 2021: Cameron Norrie beats Nikoloz Basilashvili, set to become top-ranked Briton

This is Norrie's second title in his sixth ATP final of the season after winning his maiden crown earlier this year in Los Cabos.

Indian Wells 2021: Britain's Cameron Norrie to face Nikoloz Basilashvili in summit clash
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Indian Wells 2021: Britain's Cameron Norrie to face Nikoloz Basilashvili in summit clash

Britain's Cameron Norrie dominated Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-4 on Saturday to book a title clash with Nikoloz Basilashvili at the ATP Indian Wells Masters.

Indian Wells 2021: Taylor Fritz stuns Alexander Zverev in quarter-finals, Tsitsipas loses to Basilashvili
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Indian Wells 2021: Taylor Fritz stuns Alexander Zverev in quarter-finals, Tsitsipas loses to Basilashvili

The exits of Zverev and Tsitsipas means Great Britain's Cameron Norrie, who is seeded 21st, is the top seed left in the final four.

European Open: Stefanos Tsitsipas eliminated in quarter-final defeat against Filip Krajinovic
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European Open: Stefanos Tsitsipas eliminated in quarter-final defeat against Filip Krajinovic

Tsitispas, who gave up a two-set lead to lose the Roland Garros final to Novak Djokovic last month, went down 3-6, 6-1, 6-3.

Wimbledon 2021: Andy Murray wins first tournament singles since 2017 as he beats Nikoloz Basilashvili in four sets
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Wimbledon 2021: Andy Murray wins first tournament singles since 2017 as he beats Nikoloz Basilashvili in four sets

Murray, the champion in 2013 and 2016 but who has fought a long battle with hip and groin injuries in recent years, triumphed 6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 over the 24th seeded Basilashvili.

Halle Open: World No seven Andrey Rublev survives second set scare to beat Nikoloz Basilashvili
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Halle Open: World No seven Andrey Rublev survives second set scare to beat Nikoloz Basilashvili

The 23-year-old Russian was made to work for his 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 semi-final victory in just under two hours.

French Open 2021: Spain's Carlos Alcaraz youngest man to make Roland Garros third round since 1992
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French Open 2021: Spain's Carlos Alcaraz youngest man to make Roland Garros third round since 1992

Alcaraz had already become the youngest man to win a match at Roland Garros since Novak Djokovic in 2005 with his first-round success against Bernabe Zapata Miralles.

Qatar Open: Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili beats Roberto Bautista Agut to claim fourth career title
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Qatar Open: Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili beats Roberto Bautista Agut to claim fourth career title

Their clash in the Gulf desert nation was characterised by hot, dusty wind that slowed down their exchanges but world number 42 Basilashvili bided his time to snatch the first set in a tiebreak.

Qatar Open: Roberto Bautista Agut, Nikoloz Basilashvili through to final in windswept Doha
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Qatar Open: Roberto Bautista Agut, Nikoloz Basilashvili through to final in windswept Doha

Bautista Agut eased past Russia's Andrey Rublev, ranked eighth in the world and the defending champion, with a dominating performance, 6-3, 6-3

Qatar Open: Roger Federer squanders match point in second match after return, knocked out by Nikoloz Basilashvili
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Qatar Open: Roger Federer squanders match point in second match after return, knocked out by Nikoloz Basilashvili

The 20-time Grand Slam title winner, who underwent two knee surgeries in 2020, secured the first set but eventually wilted and lost the quarter-final tie, 3-6, 6-1, 7-5.

Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili charged with assaulting former wife, faces up to three years in prison
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Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili charged with assaulting former wife, faces up to three years in prison

Basilashvili, ranked 27th in the world, has denied allegations that he attacked Neka Dorokashvili in front of their five-year-old son and he has been released on 100,000 lari ($26,000) bail.

ATP Cup 2020: Former US Open champion Marin Cilic powers Croatia to victory over Poland; Japan ease past Georgia
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ATP Cup 2020: Former US Open champion Marin Cilic powers Croatia to victory over Poland; Japan ease past Georgia

Cilic, who has a career-high ranking of No 3 but slipped to 38 after an injury-shortened 2019 season, has now won both his singles matches for Croatia in Sydney at the new international men's team event

US Open 2019: Unheralded German qualifier Dominik Koepfer relishing 'unreal' run at Flushing Meadows
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US Open 2019: Unheralded German qualifier Dominik Koepfer relishing 'unreal' run at Flushing Meadows

Dominik Koepfer arrived at the US Open with just two career tour-level wins, but he has eclipsed that total in New York with his stunning run to the last 16.

Hamburg Open 2019: Fourth seed Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili beats unseeded Andrey Rublev for second ATP Tour title
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Hamburg Open 2019: Fourth seed Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili beats unseeded Andrey Rublev for second ATP Tour title

Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili beat unseeded Andrey Rublev to win the Hamburg Open for only his second ATP tour title

Hamburg Open: World No 5 Alexander Zverev eliminated from hometown tournament day after split from coach Ivan Lendl
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Hamburg Open: World No 5 Alexander Zverev eliminated from hometown tournament day after split from coach Ivan Lendl

Zverev trailed 3-1 in the third set before coming back to lead 5-4 with two match points but Basilashvili clinched his spot in the final against Russia's Andrey Rublev who defeated Pablo Carreno Busta 4-6, 7-5, 6-1.

French Open 2019: Roger Feder on collision course with Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic faces complicated route to quarter-finals
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French Open 2019: Roger Feder on collision course with Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic faces complicated route to quarter-finals

We analyse and break down the brackets at Roland Garros to see who will play whom, who will win big and what to expect at each stage of the French Open 2019

French Open 2019: Arguments against using Hawkeye on clay are losing ground with every new umpiring howler
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French Open 2019: Arguments against using Hawkeye on clay are losing ground with every new umpiring howler

It will probably take a while but it would be in the interests of everyone involved if more players came forward with demands for Hawkeye to used at the French Open.