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reporttennis3 years ago

US Open Roundup | Rafael Nadal gets off to a flyer while Naomi Osaka stuns Angelique Kerber

World No.1 Rafael Nadal kicked off his US Open campaign in style on Tuesday as he beat  Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (8-6) 6-2 6-2 to move into the second round. However, the women’s section saw another upset as Naomi Osaka dumped out defending champion Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-1 in the opening round.
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reporttennis3 years ago

Wimbledon 2017 | Sania Mirza knocked out of women's doubles; Roger Federer rolls on, while Gilles Muller stuns Rafael Nadal

Sania Mirza and Kirsten Flipkens went down 2-6,4-6 to Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-Jan in the fourth round of the women’s doubles event. Meanwhile, Roger Federer reached his 50th Grand Slam quarterfinal- an Open era record, while Gilles Muller stunned a stubborn Rafael Nadal in a marathon 5-setter.
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newstennis3 years ago

Wimbledon Roundup | Nadal and Murray through to round 3 while Kvitova bows out

Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray both registered straight-sets wins over Donald Young and Dustin Brown respectively to move into the third round of Wimbledon. However, Petra Kvitova's return was cut short as she was beaten 6-1, 1-6, 6-2 by American Madison Brengle on court two yesterday.
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featuretennis3 years ago

Why the ongoing absence of Serena Williams is beneficial to women's tennis

While there is no denying the fact that Serena Williams has been missed ever since her Australian Open triumph this year, her absence may just bring back the competitive edge to tennis, owing to her dominance. Moreover, this might also give us our first glimpse of the post-Serena era.
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newstennis3 years ago

French Open Roundup 2017 | Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to clinch maiden Grand Slam title

Unseeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko stunned third seed Simona Halep of Romania 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 to become the youngest player to win the clay court championship since 2004. Meanwhile, Michael Venus and Ryan Harrison also bagged their maiden Grand Slam title in the men's doubles category yesterday.
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