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Italian Open 2020: After US Open run, Shapovalov piling up wins in Rome, Azarenka double bagels Kenin
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Italian Open 2020: After US Open run, Shapovalov piling up wins in Rome, Azarenka double bagels Kenin

After spending more than 22 hours on court over the previous two weeks at the US Open, where he reached the quarterfinals in both singles and doubles, Shapovalov is still going strong after crossing the Atlantic.

Italian Open 2020: 'Looked forward to playing after what happened' Novak Djokovic behaves better in first match since US Open default
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Italian Open 2020: 'Looked forward to playing after what happened' Novak Djokovic behaves better in first match since US Open default

Novak Djokovic was mostly courteous with the chair umpire and had no interaction with the line judges during a 6-3, 6-2 win over local wild-card entry Salvatore Caruso in his opening match at the Italian Open.

Shanghai Masters: Denis Shapovalov beats Frances Tiafoe, sets up second-round encounter with Novak Djokovic
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Shanghai Masters: Denis Shapovalov beats Frances Tiafoe, sets up second-round encounter with Novak Djokovic

Denis Shapovalov defeated Frances Tiafoe 6-4, 6-2 at the Shanghai Masters on Monday, setting up a second-round encounter with defending champion Novak Djokovic.

Nick Kyrgios handed suspended 16-week ban, placed on probation for six months by ATP for 'aggravated behaviour'
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Nick Kyrgios handed suspended 16-week ban, placed on probation for six months by ATP for 'aggravated behaviour'

The suspension is deferred pending Kyrgios' compliance with several conditions mandated by the ATP, which include seeking additional support from a specialist in behavioural management during the off-season

Wimbledon 2019: Only a matter of time before history-chasing Serena Williams finds a way to win big titles again
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Wimbledon 2019: Only a matter of time before history-chasing Serena Williams finds a way to win big titles again

It is not often that a 23-time champion is made to defend their position. But everything changes when you are Serena Williams.

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.

Rome Masters: Rafael Nadal lays down marker for French Open title defence, one forehand bullet at a time
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Rome Masters: Rafael Nadal lays down marker for French Open title defence, one forehand bullet at a time

That down-the-line forehand isn't going anywhere any time soon and it is may be time to start being bullish about Rafael Nadal's Parisian prospects again.

Rome Masters: How many lines does Nick Kyrgios have to cross before we say ‘enough is enough’?
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Rome Masters: How many lines does Nick Kyrgios have to cross before we say ‘enough is enough’?

Kyrgios is getting progressively worse with his tantrums, and there’s no guarantee that he will continue to remain harmless if left unchecked

Rome Masters: Nick Kyrgios thrown out after expletive-laden outburst; Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic advance
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Rome Masters: Nick Kyrgios thrown out after expletive-laden outburst; Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic advance

After being handed a game penalty early on in the third set for swearing, Nick Kyrgios responded by kicking out at a water bottle before throwing a chair onto the court. He then packed his bag and stormed off court, shouting 'I am f*****g done'.

Rome Masters: 'Exhausted' Dominic Thiem rages at tournament's organisers after suffering defeat to Fernando Verdasco
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Rome Masters: 'Exhausted' Dominic Thiem rages at tournament's organisers after suffering defeat to Fernando Verdasco

Dominic Thiem, blasted tournament organisers for keeping competitors hanging around all day when play was washed out midweek as he was dumped out of the Italian Open second round on Thursday by Spaniard Fernando Verdasco.

Rome Masters: Alexander Zverev suffers defeat against Matteo Berrettini in second round; David Goffin beats Stan Wawrinka
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Rome Masters: Alexander Zverev suffers defeat against Matteo Berrettini in second round; David Goffin beats Stan Wawrinka

Germany's Alexander Zverev crashed out of the Italian Open on Tuesday with a 7-5, 7-5 loss to Italian wild card Matteo Berrettini in the second round.

Rome Masters: Four-time winner Serena Williams withdraws from tournament with a recurring knee problem
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Rome Masters: Four-time winner Serena Williams withdraws from tournament with a recurring knee problem

Serena's withdrawal comes a day after she beat Sweden's Rebecca Peterson in straight sets to set up a second round meeting with her older sister Venus.

Rome Masters: Roger Federer says his focus is on getting more match practice ahead of French Open
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Rome Masters: Roger Federer says his focus is on getting more match practice ahead of French Open

Roger Federer insisted Monday his focus at this week's Rome Masters was on getting more match practice on clay ahead of the French Open in two weeks time.

French Open 2018: Alexander Zverev shows he has the heart for a fight despite straight-sets loss to Dominic Thiem
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French Open 2018: Alexander Zverev shows he has the heart for a fight despite straight-sets loss to Dominic Thiem

Even when he was playing on one good leg against an in-form Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev showed glimpses of why he is the far-away leader of the younger generation.

French Open 2018: Juan Martin del Potro to take last-minute call over participation at Roland Garros
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French Open 2018: Juan Martin del Potro to take last-minute call over participation at Roland Garros

Juan Martin del Potro last played 10 days ago at the Rome Masters, where he pulled out of his quarter-final against David Goffin while trailing the Belgian 6-2, 4-5.

French Open 2018: Novak Djokovic's focus at Rome Masters an indicator of a man finding his way back
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French Open 2018: Novak Djokovic's focus at Rome Masters an indicator of a man finding his way back

Novak Djokovic is back to focusing on the basics rather than indulging in quick-fixes like hiring and firing coaching staff.

Rafael Nadal regains World No 1 spot ahead of French Open; Maria Sharapova rises to 29 in latest WTA rankings
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Rafael Nadal regains World No 1 spot ahead of French Open; Maria Sharapova rises to 29 in latest WTA rankings

Rafael Nadal regained the number one spot ahead of the French Open in the world rankings on Monday after winning his eighth Rome Masters title.

French Open 2018: Rafael Nadal eyes 11th Roland Garros title but insists claycourt wins so far mean nothing
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French Open 2018: Rafael Nadal eyes 11th Roland Garros title but insists claycourt wins so far mean nothing

Rafael Nadal insisted Sunday that his stunning 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 comeback win over Alexander Zverev which delivered an eighth Rome Masters title will have no impact on his campaign to lift an 11th French Open.

Italian Open: Rafael Nadal stretches clay empire to regain No 1 spot by conquering Rome
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Italian Open: Rafael Nadal stretches clay empire to regain No 1 spot by conquering Rome

At the Eternal City, on his favourite red dirt, Rafael Nadal proved to be the everlasting force.

Italian Open: Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin knocked out in Round 2 by Pablo Cuevas-Marcel Granollers
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Italian Open: Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin knocked out in Round 2 by Pablo Cuevas-Marcel Granollers

Bopanna and Roger-Vasselin have one more week to prepare for the French Open with events lined-up in Geneva and Lyon, next week.