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Dimitrov, Keys reach 3rd round – Isner, Zverev on collision course

MASON, Ohio, Aug 16, (Agencies): Seventh-seeded Gregor Dimitrov defeated Feliciano Lopez 7-6 (5), 6-4 on Wednesday to reach the Western & Southern Open’s round of 16. Sixteenth-seeded Madison Keys easily reached the women’s round of 16 in Cincinnati for the first time on her fourth try, needing just 50 minutes …

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Sharapova makes winning return – Philipp advances

LOS ANGELES, Aug 1, (Agencies): Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova made a battling return to US hardcourts on Monday with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 victory over American Jennifer Brady in Stanford, California. “I feel like I just want to hug everyone and say thank you,” Sharapova told fans in …

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Muguruza storms to 1st Wimbledon title – Venus history bid shattered

LONDON, July 15, (AFP): Garbine Muguruza stormed to her first Wimbledon title and shattered Venus Williams’ history bid with a majestic 7-5, 6-0 victory in Saturday’s final. Muguruza overwhelmed Williams with a supreme display of power hitting in 77 minutes on Centre Court to become only the second Spanish woman …

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Fed eyes title as Murray, Nole exit – Sam spoils party

LONDON, July 12, (AFP): Roger Federer moved into a 12th Wimbledon semifinal and within touching distance of a record eighth title Wednesday as Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic crashed out on a dramatic day at the All England Club. Swiss maestro Federer eased to a 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (7/4) win …

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History girls Konta, Venus reach semis – Pliskova new women’s top player

LONDON, July 11, (AFP): Johanna Konta became the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon semifinals for 39 years on Tuesday, while five-time champion Venus Williams also made history as the oldest semi-finalist since 1994. Konta thrilled the patriotic Centre Court crowd with a pulsating 6-7 (2/7), 7-6 (7/5), 6-4 …

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Murray, Fed into last 8 as Nadal upset – Cilic qualifies

LONDON, July 10, (AFP): Defending champion Andy Murray reached a 10th successive Wimbledon quarter-final Monday as fellow heavyweights Roger Federer, joined him. Top seed Murray eased to a 7-6 (7/1), 6-4, 6-4 win over France’s Benoit Paire, who was trying to make the last eight for the first time at …

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Bethanie injury puts Nole, Fed in shadow – Favourite Pliskova out

LONDON, July 6, (AFP): Colourful US star Bethanie Mattek-Sands suffered an horrific knee injury at Wimbledon on Thursday which left her screaming in pain and pleading for help as officials were accused of freezing in her desperate moment of need. The distressing drama on Court 17, where the 32-year-old lay …

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Federer, Djokovic get free passes – Kerber advances

LONDON, July 4, (AFP): Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic barely had to break sweat to make winning starts at Wimbledon as their injury-hit opponents retired hurt from their first round matches on Tuesday. Federer is chasing a record eighth Wimbledon title and he was already well on top at the …

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KIB concludes sponsorship of 8th Kuwait Open Tennis Tournament

Kuwait International Bank (KIB) recently concluded its sponsorship of the 8th Kuwait Open Tennis Tournament, which took place under the patronage of the President of the Kuwait and Arab Tennis Federations, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The tournament kicked off on March 2nd and took place at Al-Yarmouk Sports Club and …

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Al-Awadh, Behbehani win titles

The 8th Kuwait Open Tennis Tournament, which saw the participation of 500 tennis players of various age groups from both genders, has concluded. The tournament was organized under the patronage and in the presence of Head of Kuwait and Arab tennis associations Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber. The participants competed in a …

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