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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.

Serena, Venus Williams, Sofia Kenin withdraw from Cincinnati WTA event
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Serena, Venus Williams, Sofia Kenin withdraw from Cincinnati WTA event

Serena, a two-time winner in Cincinnati, said the leg injury she suffered last month at Wimbledon is still troubling her.

Naomi Osaka, Sofia Kenin, Iga Swiatek withdraw from WTA Montreal event
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Naomi Osaka, Sofia Kenin, Iga Swiatek withdraw from WTA Montreal event

Japan's Osaka, the reigning US and Australian Open champion, and Poland's Swiatek, the 2020 French Open winner, played at the Tokyo Olympics, Osaka losing in the third round to silver medalist Marketa Vondrousova and Swiatek falling in round two to Spain's Paula Badosa.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: 17-year-old Coco Gauff, Jennifer Brady lead US tennis team
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 17-year-old Coco Gauff, Jennifer Brady lead US tennis team

The list of players heading to Japan includes 17-year-old Gauff, 2021 Australian Open runner-up Brady, Jessica Pegula and Alison Riske for women's singles, and Tommy Paul, Frances Tiafoe, Tennys Sandgren and Marcos Giron for men's singles.

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.

Elina Svitolina moves into WTA top 10, French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova slips two places to 17th
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Elina Svitolina moves into WTA top 10, French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova slips two places to 17th

Recently crowned French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova slipped two places to 17th while Swiss Belinda Bencic is once again on the cusp of the top ten after her run to the grasscourt final in Berlin.

French Open 2021 Review: Djokovic climbs Mt Everest, Krejcikova does the double, Nadal still King
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French Open 2021 Review: Djokovic climbs Mt Everest, Krejcikova does the double, Nadal still King

A look back at the two weeks of French Open which crowned Novak Djokovic and Barbora Krejcikova as the men's and women's champions.

French Open 2021: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal set landmarks; Roger Federer, Iga Swiatek, Sofia Kenin win
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French Open 2021: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal set landmarks; Roger Federer, Iga Swiatek, Sofia Kenin win

While World No 1 Novak Djokovic is in the last 16 for the 12th successive year, defending champion Nadal reached the fourth round for a record 16th time.

French Open 2021: 'Spearfisher', 'estate agent' stand in Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal's path
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French Open 2021: 'Spearfisher', 'estate agent' stand in Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal's path

Djokovic, bidding to be the first man in more than half a century to win all four majors on multiple occasions, can reach the last 16 for a 12th consecutive year with victory over the sea-loving Lithuanian.

French Open 2021: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal enter third round, top-ranked Ashleigh Barty limps out
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French Open 2021: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal enter third round, top-ranked Ashleigh Barty limps out

Federer stayed on course for a quarter-final showdown with Djokovic but only after becoming entangled in a rare running dispute with the chair umpire.

French Open 2021: Naomi Osaka withdraws as Roger Federer, Serena Williams make winning starts
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French Open 2021: Naomi Osaka withdraws as Roger Federer, Serena Williams make winning starts

On Court Philippe Chatrier, Federer kicked off only his second French Open campaign in six years with an impressive dismissal of Denis Istomin.

French Open 2021 women's singles preview: Aryna Sabalenka banking on momentum, Iga Swiatek chasing Paris title defence
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French Open 2021 women's singles preview: Aryna Sabalenka banking on momentum, Iga Swiatek chasing Paris title defence

Ahead of the French Open, Firstpost.com takes a look at the women's singles draw and (bravely/foolishly) attempts to determine the potential outcome of all four quarters.

Tennis Rankings: Iga Swiatek moves into WTA top-10 with Italian Open win
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Tennis Rankings: Iga Swiatek moves into WTA top-10 with Italian Open win

The 19-year-old, who will head to Roland Garros in a fortnight as defending French Open champion, beat Karolina Pliskova 6-0, 6-0 in the final in Rome at the weekend to climb six places to ninth, leapfrogging her Czech opponent who slips to tenth.

American Sofia Kenin ends coaching relationship with father Alex
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American Sofia Kenin ends coaching relationship with father Alex

Kenin, the Australian Open champion and French Open runner-up in 2020, wrote about the switch on Instagram on Friday.

WTA rankings: Bianca Andreescu climbs to sixth as Ashleigh Barty holds on to top spot
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WTA rankings: Bianca Andreescu climbs to sixth as Ashleigh Barty holds on to top spot

The best progression of the week came from the Greek Maria Sakkari who reached the semi-finals in Florida after knocking out Osaka. The 25-year-old Athenian moves up six places to 19th, her highest ranking yet.

Miami Open: Daniil Medvedev limps to third round win, John Isner downs Felix Auger-Aliassime
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Miami Open: Daniil Medvedev limps to third round win, John Isner downs Felix Auger-Aliassime

Medvedev failed to convert three match points in the second set after taking a 5-2 lead. An hour later the Russian was still playing, and on a humid afternoon with temperatures in the mid 80s, he paid a price.

Miami Open: Daniil Medvedev, Naomi Osaka through as Alexander Zverev tumbles out
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Miami Open: Daniil Medvedev, Naomi Osaka through as Alexander Zverev tumbles out

Thirteen aces among her 36 winners helped Osaka overcome a slew of unforced errors of her own and set up a third-round meeting with Serbian qualifier Nina Stojanovic, who surprised Yulia Putintseva

Qatar Open to go ahead as scheduled despite rising COVID-19 cases, high-profile withdrawals
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Qatar Open to go ahead as scheduled despite rising COVID-19 cases, high-profile withdrawals

Qatar has pressed ahead with events despite seeing an uptick in virus cases, staging the FIFA Club World Cup earlier this month with stadiums at 30 percent capacity.

Qatar Open 2021: World No 3 Simona Halep pulls out of tournament
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Qatar Open 2021: World No 3 Simona Halep pulls out of tournament

With Halep missing the top seeds in Qatar are world number one Ashleigh Barty, and Sofia Kenin, fourth in the world and winner of the Australian Open in 2020.

Sofia Kenin undergoes emergency surgery to remove appendix after shock Australian Open exit
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Sofia Kenin undergoes emergency surgery to remove appendix after shock Australian Open exit

The 2020 Australian Open champion consulted a tournament doctor on Monday after suffering acute abdominal pain and sent to the hospital.