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US Open Draw | Roger Federer could meet Novak Djokovic in quarter-finals

Tennis star Roger Federer, who lost in the US Open quarterfinals last year, has been scheduled to face Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka in the 1st round and could meet Novak Djokovic in this year’s quarter-finals. On the other hand, defending champion Rafael Nadal has been scheduled to play David Ferrer.
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newstennis2 years ago

Serena and Venus Williams aspire to conquer French Open with doubles wildcard

Serena and Venus Williams were granted a wild card into the French Open women’s doubles on Thursday as the legendary duo seeks to add a third Roland Garros title to their victory bag. The sisters have won 14 Grand Slam doubles as a team but have featured together only twice since their last victory.
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newstennis2 years ago

Australian Open 2018 | Yuki Bhambri and Venus Williams bows out in opening round

India’s solitary singles representative at the Australian Open Yuki Bhambri didn’t manage to make it past the first-round of the tournament as he lost to Marcos Baghdatis on Monday. Last year’s runners-up Venus Williams also lost to Belinda Bencic summing up a bad day for the American contingent.
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newstennis2 years ago

US Open | Sania Mirza enters doubles semifinals; Sloane Stephens to face Madison Keys for women’s singles title

Sania Mirza and her partner Shuai Peng have advanced to the women's doubles semi-finals at the US Open by beating Andrea Hlavackova and Timea Babos 7-6(5), 6-4 on Thursday. Meanwhile, Sloane Stephens got the better of compatriot Venus Williams and will meet Madison Keys in an all-American final.
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newstennis2 years ago

US Open| Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens win to set-up crunch semi-final clash

Venus Williams managed to reach her 23rd Grand Slam semi-final on Wednesday as she overcame Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova in a thrilling encounter that went to the final-set tie-break. Sloane Stephens didn’t have it any easier against Anastasija Sevastova, guaranteeing an American in the final.
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newstennis2 years ago

US Open | Marin Cilic crashes out in third round as Venus Williams continues her winning streak

Wimbledon finalist Marin Cilic saw a shocking elimination in the third round of the US Open as he went down to Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman in an evenly matched game. Meanwhile, Venus Williams kept her form intact as she cruised into the fourth round overcoming Greek’s Maria Sakkari.
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newstennis2 years ago

US Open| Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams advance as Nick Kyrgios crashes out with shoulder injury

Maria Sharapova’s determined display helped her see off Hungary ‘s Timea Babos in straight sets while Venus Williams cruised past France’s Oceane Dodin comfortably. Nick Kyrgios lost to countryman John Millman in a controversial game that ended with the Australian ace hurting his shoulder.
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US Open Round Up | Simona Halep and Johanna Konta crash out as Jo-Wilfried Tsonga cruised into second round

Romania’s Simona Halep and Britain’s Johanna Konta were both surprisingly eliminated in the opening round of the US Open as they lost to Maria Sharapova and Aleksandra Krunic respectively. In men’s section, Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga progressed after a straight sets win over Romanian Marius Copil.
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newstennis2 years ago

Cincinnati Open Round Up | Sania Mirza and Shuai Peng cruise to the semis; Johanna Konta sets up rematch with Simona Halep

The Indo-Chinese doubles pairing of Sania Mirza and Shuai Peng advanced to the semi-finals of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Cincinnati Open with a 6-3, 6-7,10-3 win over the Romanian pair of Irina-Camelia Begu and Raluca Olaru. Meanwhile, Johanna Konta set up a rematch with Simona Halep.
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Wimbledon 2017 | Garbine Muguruza overcomes Venus Williams to clinch maiden title

Garbine Muguruza defeated five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams in straight sets of 7-5, 6-0 to bag her maiden Wimbledon title yesterday. Meanwhile, Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo won the men's doubles title and Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina bagged the women's doubles title.
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