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French Open 2020 Round-up: Novak Djokovic beats Ricardas Berankis in straight sets, Sofia Kenin through to third round
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French Open 2020 Round-up: Novak Djokovic beats Ricardas Berankis in straight sets, Sofia Kenin through to third round

Kenin failed to convert three match points with Bogdan serving at 5-1 in the final set. She then saved three break points in the next game and held on to win.

Italian Open 2020: Teenager Lorenzo Musetti stuns Stan Wawrinka; Garbine Muguruza beats Sloane Stephens in straight sets
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Italian Open 2020: Teenager Lorenzo Musetti stuns Stan Wawrinka; Garbine Muguruza beats Sloane Stephens in straight sets

Stan Wawrinka, the 10th seed in Rome, lost 6-0, 7-6 (7/2) against a player ranked 249th in the world.

Top Seed Open: Social distancing, closed door matches, WTA players adjust to new normal in tennis
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Top Seed Open: Social distancing, closed door matches, WTA players adjust to new normal in tennis

Top Seed Open is the WTA Tour’s first US competition since tennis came to a halt in March due to COVID-19 pandemic.

WTA Top Seed Open: Serena Williams fit and ready to play after 6-month coronavirus pandemic enforced break
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WTA Top Seed Open: Serena Williams fit and ready to play after 6-month coronavirus pandemic enforced break

WTA's first event in the US since March features a spectator-free field that includes Serena, Venus Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Sloane Stephens and Coco Gauff.

With elbow bumps and masked fans, World TeamTennis kicks off season at resort in West Virginia
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With elbow bumps and masked fans, World TeamTennis kicks off season at resort in West Virginia

World TeamTennis event includes several safety measures designed to mitigate the potential spread of coronavirus, including COVID-19 testing for participants and regular temperature checks, with organisers letting a maximum of 500 fans inside the 2,500-person stadium.

Kim Clijsters, Sloane Stephens headline World TeamTennis as season kicks off with safety measures in place
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Kim Clijsters, Sloane Stephens headline World TeamTennis as season kicks off with safety measures in place

The tennis tournament takes place weeks after the Adria Tour was cancelled following its second leg in Croatia due to numerous positive coronavirus tests among participants, including Novak Djokovic, the top-ranked player in the world.

Kim Clijsters ready to keep comeback rolling at World TeamTennis despite uncertainty in schedule
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Kim Clijsters ready to keep comeback rolling at World TeamTennis despite uncertainty in schedule

Former world number one Clijsters and 2017 US Open champion Sloane Stephens are among the headliners as World TeamTennis (WTT) kicks off its three-week regular season on Sunday

World TeamTennis changes COVID-19 policies including prorated pay for players testing positive during tournament
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World TeamTennis changes COVID-19 policies including prorated pay for players testing positive during tournament

Full salaries will be paid to tennis players who get sick during the three-week season.

World TeamTennis players, coaches testing positive for COVID-19 upon arrival would lose pay
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World TeamTennis players, coaches testing positive for COVID-19 upon arrival would lose pay

Someone testing positive once World TeamTennis has started would be held out for the rest of the season but still be compensated on a prorated basis.

Sofia Kenin, Sloane Stephens to compete in World TeamTennis season which plans to have fans
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Sofia Kenin, Sloane Stephens to compete in World TeamTennis season which plans to have fans

If World TeamTennis gets its way, Grand Slam champions Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens could be among the first tennis players to compete in front of fans after the coronavirus pandemic prompted lockdowns

Mary Pierce interview: Pressures of fame difficult to handle for younger players like Naomi Osaka, says former Roland Garros champion
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Mary Pierce interview: Pressures of fame difficult to handle for younger players like Naomi Osaka, says former Roland Garros champion

Former Roland Garros and Australian Open champion Mary Pierce touched base on wide range of topics such as level of women's tennis today, the unpredictability, rise of Coco Gauff and return of Kim Clijsters.

Australian Open 2020: Naomi Osaka says she's in a 'better headspace' than last year for title defence at Melbourne Park
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Australian Open 2020: Naomi Osaka says she's in a 'better headspace' than last year for title defence at Melbourne Park

Osaka started 2019 by winning her second straight Grand Slam title in Melbourne following her success at the 2018 US Open but suffered early exits at Roland Garros and Wimbledon

Adelaide International: World No 1 Ashleigh Barty wins first-round match in three sets against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
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Adelaide International: World No 1 Ashleigh Barty wins first-round match in three sets against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

Rodionova ranked world number 201, sprung the upset of the day by tipping former US Open champion Sloane Stephens out of the tournament 6-2, 6-2 on centre court.

ATP Cup 2020: Novak Djokovic-led Serbia's feel-good run to glory puts the razzle-dazzle on tournament’s teething problems
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ATP Cup 2020: Novak Djokovic-led Serbia's feel-good run to glory puts the razzle-dazzle on tournament’s teething problems

In the final tie against Spain, Djokovic showed up for doubles duty too, partnering Victor Troicki to beat the experienced duo of Feliciano Lopez and Pablo Carreno Busta

Brisbane International: Naomi Osaka battles through Maria Sakkari's attempted comeback to win opening match
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Brisbane International: Naomi Osaka battles through Maria Sakkari's attempted comeback to win opening match

Naomi Osaka defeated Greece's Maria Sakkari 6-2, 6-7 (4), 6-3 on Tuesday to set up a second-round match with American Sofia Kenin.

Sloane Stephens looks forward to fresh start in 2020 after disappointing season, sets sights on Tokyo Olympics
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Sloane Stephens looks forward to fresh start in 2020 after disappointing season, sets sights on Tokyo Olympics

Sloane Stephens said she is ready to turn the page on a disappointing 2019 and shift her focus to climbing the world tennis rankings to qualify for next year’s Tokyo Olympics.

Tennis Rankings: Coco Gauff makes huge jump of 39 places to No 71 in WTA rankings, Ashleigh Barty retains No 1 spot
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Tennis Rankings: Coco Gauff makes huge jump of 39 places to No 71 in WTA rankings, Ashleigh Barty retains No 1 spot

Another good performance in Luxembourg this week could see Gauff knocking on the door of the top 50

WTA Finals 2019: World number two Karolina Pliskova becomes second player to qualify for season-ending tournament
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WTA Finals 2019: World number two Karolina Pliskova becomes second player to qualify for season-ending tournament

27-year-old Karolina Pliskova won the inaugural Zhengzhou Open on Sunday, adding to trophies won in Brisbane, Rome and Eastbourne, and will make her fourth appearance in the Finals

US Open 2019: ATP players signed petition demanding more revenues from Grand Slams and other tournaments, reveals Vasek Pospisil
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US Open 2019: ATP players signed petition demanding more revenues from Grand Slams and other tournaments, reveals Vasek Pospisil

Vasek Pospisil says only the top 100 ATP Tour players make money because only 14 percent of the sport's revenues goes back to the players.

US Open 2019: Serena Williams, Madison Keys lead the charge for American women, but the men’s struggles seem likely to continue
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US Open 2019: Serena Williams, Madison Keys lead the charge for American women, but the men’s struggles seem likely to continue

The possibility of an all-American men’s final at US Open is as bleak as it has ever been, but if the women can produce anything close to the drama of the last two years, that will be more than enough compensation.