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Miami Open 2022: Swiatek closes in on clinching ‘Sunshine Double’; Ruud beats Zverev to move to semis
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Miami Open 2022: Swiatek closes in on clinching ‘Sunshine Double’; Ruud beats Zverev to move to semis

Swiatek’s dream season continued as she defeated Petra Kvitova 6-3, 6-3 in the Miami Open quarter-finals to close in on a third successive WTA 1000 crown.

Simona Halep surges into Dubai Duty Free Championships semis, Ostapenko saves match point against Kvitova
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Simona Halep surges into Dubai Duty Free Championships semis, Ostapenko saves match point against Kvitova

Simona Halep continued her excellent start to the year by powering past Ons Jabeur and into the semi-finals.

Petra Kvitova ousts top seed Aryna Sabalenka as favourites exit Dubai
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Petra Kvitova ousts top seed Aryna Sabalenka as favourites exit Dubai

Aryna Sabalenka, Barbora Krejcikova, Garbine Muguruza, Iga Swiatek, Elina Svitolina all were bundled out of the WTA tournament in Dubai.

Garbine Muguruza 'manages anxiety' to make winning start to season
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Garbine Muguruza 'manages anxiety' to make winning start to season

Muguruza, a former world number one and two-time Grand Slam champion, will be one of the main contenders for next week's Australian Open.

Billie Jean King Cup: 'Tired' Petra Kvitova pulls out of tournament after injury-riddled season
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Billie Jean King Cup: 'Tired' Petra Kvitova pulls out of tournament after injury-riddled season

The rebranded Fed Cup tournament will be held on indoor hard courts at the O2 Arena in Prague on 1-6 November after the Czech capital replaced Budapest as the host city earlier this year.

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: Medvedev books semis spot with win over Carreno Busta; Barty beats Krejcikova to reach last-four
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Cincinnati Masters: Medvedev books semis spot with win over Carreno Busta; Barty beats Krejcikova to reach last-four

Medvedev, last week's Toronto champion, won his eighth match in a row as he prepares for a final four contest against compatriot Andrey Rublev.

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: Fighting Murray, flawless Djokovic slip into third round; Sofia Kenin loses to Madison Brengle
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Wimbledon 2021: Fighting Murray, flawless Djokovic slip into third round; Sofia Kenin loses to Madison Brengle

World number one Djokovic, chasing a sixth Wimbledon and record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title, won 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 over the 102nd-ranked South African.

Wimbledon 2021: Novak Djokovic slides to victory; Tsitsipas crashes and Andy Murray shines as Wimbledon makes soggy return
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Wimbledon 2021: Novak Djokovic slides to victory; Tsitsipas crashes and Andy Murray shines as Wimbledon makes soggy return

Djokovic dropped the first set against Jack Draper, but soon snuffed out any danger of him becoming only the third defending champion to lose in the first round, by sweeping through the remainder of the tie.

Wimbledon 2021 women's singles preview: Serena Williams sets sights on number 24, Angelique Kerber hits form
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Wimbledon 2021 women's singles preview: Serena Williams sets sights on number 24, Angelique Kerber hits form

Ahead of Wimbledon, we take a look at the women's singles draw and (bravely/foolishly) attempts to determine the potential outcome of all four quarters.

Bad Homburg Open: Angelique Kerber downs Petra Kvitova on grass to reach final
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Bad Homburg Open: Angelique Kerber downs Petra Kvitova on grass to reach final

Kerber, the 2018 Wimbledon champion, is into her first WTA final since 2019 having come out on top 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) in the evening semi-final.

French Open 2021: Ashleigh Barty advances while Petra Kvitova pulls out due to injury; Andrey Rublevousted
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French Open 2021: Ashleigh Barty advances while Petra Kvitova pulls out due to injury; Andrey Rublevousted

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova pulled out of the tournament because of an ankle injury. Kvitova said she fell and hurt her ankle during “post-match press requirements” after her first-round victory on Sunday

French Open 2021: Naomi Osaka fined $15,000 for media boycott, faces default from Roland Garros
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French Open 2021: Naomi Osaka fined $15,000 for media boycott, faces default from Roland Garros

Osaka was fined for refusing to hold a press conference after her opening 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) victory over Romanian world number 63 Patricia Maria Tig.

Italian Open: Jannik Sinner sets up Rafael Nadal clash in Rome second round
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Italian Open: Jannik Sinner sets up Rafael Nadal clash in Rome second round

The Italian teenager will face the 20-time Grand Slam winner for the second time, having impressed against Nadal in last year's French Open quarter-finals despite losing in straight sets.

Madrid Open: Ashleigh Barty sets up semi-final date with Paula Badosa; Rafael Nadal cruises into last 16
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Madrid Open: Ashleigh Barty sets up semi-final date with Paula Badosa; Rafael Nadal cruises into last 16

World number one Barty is chasing her fourth singles title of the year after her triumph in Stuttgart 10 days ago.

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: Ashleigh Barty ousts Iga Swiatek to reach quarter-finals; Denis Shapovalov beats Dusan Lajovic
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Madrid Open: Ashleigh Barty ousts Iga Swiatek to reach quarter-finals; Denis Shapovalov beats Dusan Lajovic

Ashleigh Barty will now face three-time Madrid Open champion Petra Kvitova for a place in the semis, after Kvitova beat Veronika Kudermetova.

Madrid Open: Ashleigh Barty makes perfect start with comfortable win over Shelby Rogers
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Madrid Open: Ashleigh Barty makes perfect start with comfortable win over Shelby Rogers

The Australian will be one of the favourites at Roland Garros after her victory there in 2019 and because of her excellent recent form.

Stuttgart Open: Ashleigh Barty battles back to defeat Karolina Pliskova in quarter-finals
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Stuttgart Open: Ashleigh Barty battles back to defeat Karolina Pliskova in quarter-finals

The Australian, who turns 25 on Saturday, rallied after a dream first set in the quarter-final from Pliskova, who broke Barty twice.