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Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin and Garbine Muguruza seize opportunities to set up an unlikely final
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Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin and Garbine Muguruza seize opportunities to set up an unlikely final

Sofia Kenin and Garbine Muguruza seized their opportunities, even as their opponents faltered, to set up unlikely women's singles final at Australian Open

Australian Open 2020: Garbine Muguruza's coach Conchita Martinez says Spaniard needs to be in command against Sofia Kenin
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Australian Open 2020: Garbine Muguruza's coach Conchita Martinez says Spaniard needs to be in command against Sofia Kenin

Muguruza has been in three previous Grand Slam finals, winning two of them at Roland Garros (2016) and Wimbledon (2017), while the 21-year-old American will make her debut in a major final when they clash on Saturday.

Australian Open 2020: Confident Sofia Kenin keen to take the fight to Garbine Muguruza in her first Grand Slam final
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Australian Open 2020: Confident Sofia Kenin keen to take the fight to Garbine Muguruza in her first Grand Slam final

Kenin has shown at Melbourne Park she has the game to beat the biggest names, building on a stellar 2019 when she won all three of her singles titles to reach a career-high world ranking of 12.

Australian Open 2020: Garbine Muguruza's Grand Slam experience makes her title favourite, says Justine Henin
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Australian Open 2020: Garbine Muguruza's Grand Slam experience makes her title favourite, says Justine Henin

Garbine Muguruza’s big-match experience should prove the difference in the Australian Open women’s final against American surprise package Sofia Kenin, according to seven-times Grand Slam champion Justine Henin.

Australian Open 2020: 'I left everything out all on the court, so it paid off', says Sofia Kenin after booking spot in final
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Australian Open 2020: 'I left everything out all on the court, so it paid off', says Sofia Kenin after booking spot in final

While Barty came into the match holding the head-head-advantage, Kenin was not short on confidence having tied the Australian for hard-court wins (38) in 2019 when she won all three of her singles titles to reach a career-high world ranking of 12th.

Australian Open 2020: Ashleigh Barty attends presser following semi-final loss with baby niece in arms for 'perspective'
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Australian Open 2020: Ashleigh Barty attends presser following semi-final loss with baby niece in arms for 'perspective'

Ash Barty’s dream of ending her nation’s 42-year wait for a homegrown Australian Open champion lay in tatters on Thursday after the world number one crumbled on the big points in a straight-sets semi-final defeat to Sofia Kenin.

Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin ousts World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty to book place in maiden Grand Slam final
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Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin ousts World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty to book place in maiden Grand Slam final

Barty came into the match with a 4-1 record against Kenin and had the 14th seed on the back foot for most of the opening set with a combination of big forehands and backhand slices.

Australian Open 2020, Semifinals, Roger Federer vs Novak Djokovic Highlights: Djokovic beats Federer in straight sets; Kenin vs Muguruza in women's final
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Australian Open 2020, Semifinals, Roger Federer vs Novak Djokovic Highlights: Djokovic beats Federer in straight sets; Kenin vs Muguruza in women's final

Follow all the action from Australian Open 2020 semi-finals on our live blog here from Day 11 at Melbourne Park.

Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin has bounced her way to the semifinals, but could do more damage with her frenetic energy
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Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin has bounced her way to the semifinals, but could do more damage with her frenetic energy

Sofia Kenin did a good job of digging out Ons Jabeur’s slices and volleys, and if she can do that against Ashleigh Barty too, she will have at least one box ticked in her bid to spoil the Aussie party

Australian Open 2020: Career took off after Roland Garros triumph over Serena Williams, says Sofia Kenin
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Australian Open 2020: Career took off after Roland Garros triumph over Serena Williams, says Sofia Kenin

Sofia Kenin made a name for herself last year when she dumped her “idol” Serena Williams out of the French Open, a victory the Australian Open semi-finalist says was the pivotal moment of her tennis career.

Australian Open 2020: Ashleigh Barty avenges Petra Kvitova defeat to reach semi-finals, will face American Sofia Kenin
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Australian Open 2020: Ashleigh Barty avenges Petra Kvitova defeat to reach semi-finals, will face American Sofia Kenin

Top-ranked Ashleigh Barty is into the semi-finals, keeping alive her chances of being the first Australian to win her national championship in 42 years.

Australian Open 2020: Tunisia's Ons Jabeur hopes to inspire more people after becoming first Arab player to reach a Grand Slam QF
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Australian Open 2020: Tunisia's Ons Jabeur hopes to inspire more people after becoming first Arab player to reach a Grand Slam QF

Jabeur, who sent former world number one Caroline Wozniacki into retirement in the previous round, described herself as a “100% Tunisian product” having turned down opportunities to train abroad to continue developing her game at home.

Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin stops Coco Gauff, Petra Kvitova comes from set down to beat Maria Sakkari
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Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin stops Coco Gauff, Petra Kvitova comes from set down to beat Maria Sakkari

Coco Gauff's latest history-making Grand Slam run at age 15 ended with a 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-0 loss in the Australian Open's fourth round to Sofia Kenin

Adelaide International: Former Australian Open-winner Angelique Kerber retires from match with lower back injury
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Adelaide International: Former Australian Open-winner Angelique Kerber retires from match with lower back injury

Kerber, who won the Australian Open in 2016 and also has Wimbledon and US Open titles, had on-court medical help for the injury and then retired

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.

WTA Awards 2019: Roland Garros champion Ashleigh Barty, US Open title holder Bianca Andreescu among winners
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WTA Awards 2019: Roland Garros champion Ashleigh Barty, US Open title holder Bianca Andreescu among winners

Australia’s Ash Barty has been named WTA Player of the Year after capturing her maiden Grand Slam singles title and reaching the top of the world rankings

WTA Finals 2019: Karolina Pliskova sets up semi-final clash with Ashleigh Barty; Elina Svitolina to meet Belinda Bencic
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WTA Finals 2019: Karolina Pliskova sets up semi-final clash with Ashleigh Barty; Elina Svitolina to meet Belinda Bencic

An aggressive Pliskova started red hot against Halep winning 13 of the first 16 points en route to blitzing through the first set in just 20 minutes.

WTA Finals 2019: Bianca Andreescu withdraws after suffering knee injury; Sofia Kenin named replacement
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WTA Finals 2019: Bianca Andreescu withdraws after suffering knee injury; Sofia Kenin named replacement

The Canadian sensation crashed out of contention at the round-robin tournament when she retired hurt against Karolina Pliskova on Wednesday

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

China Open: Garbine Muguruza loses to Sofia Kenin in a match that concluded at 2:31 am
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China Open: Garbine Muguruza loses to Sofia Kenin in a match that concluded at 2:31 am

China Open organisers faced questions after two-time Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza lost in a match which did not start until nearly 1:00 am and concluded at 2:31 am