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Indian Wells 2022: Rafael Nadal escapes, Daniil Medvedev cruises, Naomi Osaka exits in tears
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Indian Wells 2022: Rafael Nadal escapes, Daniil Medvedev cruises, Naomi Osaka exits in tears

Rafael Nadal pulled off another great escape Saturday, rallying from two breaks down in the third set to beat young American Sebastian Korda in the second round at Indian Wells.

Next Gen ATP Finals: Sebastian Korda to play top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz in final
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Next Gen ATP Finals: Sebastian Korda to play top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz in final

Both Sebastian Korda and Carlos Alcaraz won all three of their matches in the round-robin group stage.

Next Gen ATP Finals: Sebastian Korda, Brandon Nakashima set up all-US semi-final
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Next Gen ATP Finals: Sebastian Korda, Brandon Nakashima set up all-US semi-final

The 21-year-old Korda, the son of 1998 Australian Open champion Petr Korda, methodically picked apart local favourite Lorenzo Musetti

Next Gen ATP Finals: Carlos Alcaraz beats Brandon Nakashima to reach semi-finals
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Next Gen ATP Finals: Carlos Alcaraz beats Brandon Nakashima to reach semi-finals

Alcaraz is living up to his billing as top seed and has not dropped a set in his two Group A matches at the round-robin tournament for the top 21-and-under players on the ATP Tour.

Next Gen ATP Finals: Sebastian Korda, Brandon Nakashima, Carlos Alcaraz win on day one
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Next Gen ATP Finals: Sebastian Korda, Brandon Nakashima, Carlos Alcaraz win on day one

Alcaraz took just 75 minutes to beat Holger Rune of Denmark 4-3 (6), 4-2, 4-0, seeing out the group match with a crosscourt volley to take the final game and set to love.

US Open 2021: A first at Flushing Meadows - no American singles player in quarter-finals
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US Open 2021: A first at Flushing Meadows - no American singles player in quarter-finals

There are 14 Americans in the top 100 of the ATP rankings, the most since 1996; the 13 men who got to the second round last week were the most since the 15 in 1994.

Citi Open 2021: 'Barely getting angry' Defending champion Nick Kyrgios loses quickly to Mackenzie McDonald
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Citi Open 2021: 'Barely getting angry' Defending champion Nick Kyrgios loses quickly to Mackenzie McDonald

Kyrgios has been ranked as high as 13th and is currently 77th. This was only his fourth tournament of the season; the Australian's record fell to 7-5.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Empty stadiums, pandemic, scheduling get in the way of tennis players and Olympic dream
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Empty stadiums, pandemic, scheduling get in the way of tennis players and Olympic dream

A big bunch of tennis players are giving the Tokyo Olympics a miss due to injuries, scheduling concerns, pandemic, absence of fans and strict COVID-19 rules.

Wimbledon 2021: With strong family ties, American Sebastian Korda heads to fourth round
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Wimbledon 2021: With strong family ties, American Sebastian Korda heads to fourth round

With an aggressive style that's built for grass courts, Korda got past Britain's Dan Evans 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to become the youngest US man to reach the round of 16 at the All England Club since Andy Roddick got to the semifinals in 2003.

Wimbledon 2021: Novak Djokovic grabs 75th win at All England Club, Andy Murray suffers earliest exit
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Wimbledon 2021: Novak Djokovic grabs 75th win at All England Club, Andy Murray suffers earliest exit

Defending champion Djokovic survived a nervy third set to defeat 114th-ranked American qualifier Denis Kudla 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (9/7) to book a place in the fourth round of a Grand Slam for the 55th time.

Wimbledon 2021: Ashleigh Barty overcomes Carla Suarez Navarro as rain hits tournament again
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Wimbledon 2021: Ashleigh Barty overcomes Carla Suarez Navarro as rain hits tournament again

Barty came through 6-1, 6-7 (1/7), 6-1 against Carla Suarez Navarro in a match filled with emotion on Centre Court, whose roof ensured the match could be finished.

Sebastian Korda, son of Australian Open winner Petr Korda, breaks through on Parma clay
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Sebastian Korda, son of Australian Open winner Petr Korda, breaks through on Parma clay

Saturday's victory made Korda the first American player to win a clay court tournament since Sam Querrey in Belgrade 11 years ago.

Emilia-Romagna Open: Sebastian Korda beats Tommy Paul to reach first ATP final, will face Marco Cecchinato
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Emilia-Romagna Open: Sebastian Korda beats Tommy Paul to reach first ATP final, will face Marco Cecchinato

If Korda wins in the final he will be the first American in 11 years to lift a trophy on European clay, since Sam Querrey won in Belgrade in 2010.

Emilia-Romagna Open: Top seed Lorenzo Sonego loses to Sebastian Korda; Benoit Paire retires hurt
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Emilia-Romagna Open: Top seed Lorenzo Sonego loses to Sebastian Korda; Benoit Paire retires hurt

Fourth-seeded Jan-Lennard Struff also struggled before beating wild-card entry Flavio Cobolli 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (2).

Emilia-Romagna Open: Lorenzo Musetti faces Yoshihito Nishioka in second round; Richard Gasquet advances
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Emilia-Romagna Open: Lorenzo Musetti faces Yoshihito Nishioka in second round; Richard Gasquet advances

Musetti will next face eighth-seeded Yoshihito Nishioka, who rallied past Sam Querrey.

Lyon Open: Cameron Norrie beats Karen Khachanov in straight sets to set up final against Stefanos Tsitsipas
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Lyon Open: Cameron Norrie beats Karen Khachanov in straight sets to set up final against Stefanos Tsitsipas

In Sunday's final, the 22-year-old Greek will face Britain's Cameron Norrie who raced past Karen Khachanov 6-1, 6-1 in the other semi-final.

Miami Open: Defending champion Ash Barty returns to final, Hubert Hurkacz stuns Stefanos Tsitsipas
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Miami Open: Defending champion Ash Barty returns to final, Hubert Hurkacz stuns Stefanos Tsitsipas

Barty, who is assured of retaining her No 1 ranking next week, will play for the title Saturday against the winner of the second semi-final between No 8 Bianca Andreescu and No 23 Maria Sakkari.

Miami Open: Naomi Osaka, Ashleigh Barty, Bianca Andreescu in quarter-finals; Stefanos Tsitsipas into last-16
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Miami Open: Naomi Osaka, Ashleigh Barty, Bianca Andreescu in quarter-finals; Stefanos Tsitsipas into last-16

The world's top-ranked player Ashleigh Barty has reached the Miami Open quarter-finals, getting there by holding off 14th-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 6-1, 1-6, 6-2

Miami Open: Top-ranked Ash Barty saves match point for win, Simona Halep rallies
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Miami Open: Top-ranked Ash Barty saves match point for win, Simona Halep rallies

The top-ranked Barty rallied from a big third-set deficit and overcame a match point to win her opening match against qualifier Kristina Kucova, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5.