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French Open 2020: 'My dream is to be No 1', qualifier Nadia Podoroska aims high after sensational run at Roland Garros
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French Open 2020: 'My dream is to be No 1', qualifier Nadia Podoroska aims high after sensational run at Roland Garros

World number 131 Podoroska had never won a Grand Slam match before the tournament but stunned third seed Elina Svitolina 6-2, 6-4 to continue her incredible French Open run.

Palermo Ladies Open to go ahead as scheduled even after one player tests positive for COVID-19
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Palermo Ladies Open to go ahead as scheduled even after one player tests positive for COVID-19

Palermo Open organisers, who would not name the player, said she was admitted to a national health facility designated for asymptomatic patients with COVID-19.

WTA Tour still hopeful of hosting events in China despite country's restrictions on sporting events
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WTA Tour still hopeful of hosting events in China despite country's restrictions on sporting events

Brenda Perry, the co-director of Wuhan Open, told Reuters that the WTA was in touch with the GAS and the Chinese Tennis Association and it was now a “waiting game”.

Naomi Osaka surpasses Serena Williams to usurp throne as world's highest-earning female athlete
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Naomi Osaka surpasses Serena Williams to usurp throne as world's highest-earning female athlete

22-year-old Naomi Osaka’s total is the most ever earned by a female athlete in a 12-month period.

Sania Mirza wins Fed Cup Heart award for successful return to court, donates prize money to Telangana relief fund for coronavirus
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Sania Mirza wins Fed Cup Heart award for successful return to court, donates prize money to Telangana relief fund for coronavirus

Sania won the award for Asia/Oceania zone after securing a whopping 10,000 plus votes out of the total 16,985 cast for this year's three regional Group I nominees

US Open champion Bianca Andreescu remains focussed on No 1 spot despite injury setback, COVID-19 lockdown
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US Open champion Bianca Andreescu remains focussed on No 1 spot despite injury setback, COVID-19 lockdown

US Open champion Bianca Andreescu has discovered a powerful tool to compensate for limited training opportunities amid the COVID-19 lockdown as the Canadian teenager remains focused on her goal to climb to the top of the women’s rankings.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tunisian tennis player Ons Jabeur contemplates taking up dancing to remain fit
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tunisian tennis player Ons Jabeur contemplates taking up dancing to remain fit

Jabeur could not make her way back home to Tunisia with countries locking down their borders and imposing travel restrictions to contain the spread of the virus

Indian Wells Masters: Simona Halep, Angelique Kerber pull out of event after failing to recover from injuries
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Indian Wells Masters: Simona Halep, Angelique Kerber pull out of event after failing to recover from injuries

Former world number ones Simona Halep and Angelique Kerber have pulled out of next week’s BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells after failing to recover from injuries.

Fed Cup 2020: Holders France drawn against Russia, Hungary for Finals; Australia to take on Belgium, Belarus in Group B
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Fed Cup 2020: Holders France drawn against Russia, Hungary for Finals; Australia to take on Belgium, Belarus in Group B

Holders France will face a strong Russia side and hosts Hungary in the group stage of the inaugural version of the $18 million Fed Cup Finals to be held in Budapest from 14 to 19 April.

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.

Fed Cup Final 2019: Alica Molik says Australia will come out 'stronger, more resilient and more prepared' after defeat to France
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Fed Cup Final 2019: Alica Molik says Australia will come out 'stronger, more resilient and more prepared' after defeat to France

Australian captain Alicia Molik put a brave face on their Fed Cup defeat to France Sunday, insisting they will use it as fuel to finally snap a streak of nine final losses.

WTA Finals: Naomi Osaka feels she’s better equipped to deal with demanding round-robin format
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WTA Finals: Naomi Osaka feels she’s better equipped to deal with demanding round-robin format

In-form world number three Naomi Osaka believes she is better equipped to deal with the WTA Finals' demanding round-robin format, after her maiden appearance at the season-ending showpiece ended in tears.

Linz Open 2019: Coco Gauff defeats Jelena Ostapenko in final to become youngest champion in a WTA event
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Linz Open 2019: Coco Gauff defeats Jelena Ostapenko in final to become youngest champion in a WTA event

Teenage prodigy Coco Gauff won her first WTA title on Sunday following a 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 win over Jelena Ostapenko in the final in Linz that saw her hold her first trophy aloft aged 15.

Linz Open 2019: Coco Gauff become youngest WTA semi-finalist after beating Kiki Bertens, goes back to studies right after win
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Linz Open 2019: Coco Gauff become youngest WTA semi-finalist after beating Kiki Bertens, goes back to studies right after win

Coco Gauff's strategy sessions for the first WTA semi-final of her young career were put on hold for a few hours on Friday due to high-school homework.

Former World No 1 Kim Clijsters announces comeback to WTA Tour in 2020
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Former World No 1 Kim Clijsters announces comeback to WTA Tour in 2020

Kim Clijsters comes back to tour hoping to add to her 41 career titles including four majors, three WTA Finals titles and 20 weeks as World No 1.

US Open 2019: Coco Gauff faces reality check in blockbuster clash against World No 1 Naomi Osaka
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US Open 2019: Coco Gauff faces reality check in blockbuster clash against World No 1 Naomi Osaka

Saturday night's showdown at Arthur Ashe Stadium in the round of 32 might just be the start of a rivalry between the 15-year-old Gauff and World No 1 Osaka

Like Serena Williams, Wimbledon 2019 champion Simona Halep too could raise profile of women's game
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Like Serena Williams, Wimbledon 2019 champion Simona Halep too could raise profile of women's game

Simona Halep’s presence on tennis courts the world over and the brand of tennis she plays will only benefit the women’s game in the years to come.

Wimbledon 2019: Serena Williams hopes to unravel Barbora Strycova mystery in semis; Simona Halep faces Elina Svitolina
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Wimbledon 2019: Serena Williams hopes to unravel Barbora Strycova mystery in semis; Simona Halep faces Elina Svitolina

Serena Williams, who has won 97 matches at Wimbledon as compared to the 68 combined of the other three semi-finalists, is by far the most experienced player in the last four.

Wimbledon 2019: Only Brit alive in singles draw, Johanna Konta gives lesson in survival in three-set win over Sloane Stephens
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Wimbledon 2019: Only Brit alive in singles draw, Johanna Konta gives lesson in survival in three-set win over Sloane Stephens

The result wasn’t surprising when you consider that Konta has dominated Stephens this year. They hadn’t played against each other before this year, but Konta had a 3-0 record over Stephens coming into the third round clash at Wimbledon.

Mallorca Open: Maria Sharapova makes winning return from injury, enters second round after beating Viktoria Kuzmova
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Mallorca Open: Maria Sharapova makes winning return from injury, enters second round after beating Viktoria Kuzmova

Maria Sharapova made a winning return from injury on Tuesday by beating Viktoria Kuzmova 7-6 (10/8), 6-0 to reach the second round of the Mallorca Open.