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Erratic Osaka beaten in first match in Dubai

Erratic Osaka beaten in first match in Dubai

DUBAI (AFP) – Naomi Osaka stumbled badly in her first match since winning the Australian Open and sacking her coach as the world number one went down in a flurry of errors to exit the Dubai Championships on Tuesday.

Djokovic, Tiger win Laureus awards

Tiger Woods, Novak Djokovic, Lindsey Vonn and the France national soccer team were among the winners at the Laureus World Sports Awards, with Woods claiming the Comeback Award 19 years after he was first recognized.

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Opelka hits  43 aces, bags NY crown

NEW YORK (AFP) – American Reilly Opelka blasted 43 aces past Canadian qualifier Brayden Schnur on the way to capturing his first ATP Tour title at the New York Open on Sunday. Opelka outlasted Schnur 6-1, 6-7 (7/9), 7-6 (9/7) one minute beyond two hours in the first ATP championship match for either competitor. Opelka, […]

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Cervantes steals show in Kabacan

Unranked Zkyla Cervantes pulled off a pair of tough wins over fancied rivals to grab the spotlight with Reyman Saldivar Jr. in the PPS-PEPP Kabacan National age group 2019 at the Kabacan Tennis Club in North Cotabato yesterday. While local bet Saldivar lived up to his top billing to dominate the boys’ 14- and 16-and-under […]

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Halep vs Mertens in final

Seemingly down and almost out at 1-4 in the third set, world number three Halep was roared on by a large and noisy set of Romanian fans to secure a remarkable 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 victory over the Ukrainian.

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Kabacan to host  age-group netfest

Earl Bermudez gains the top seeding ahead of Bruce Hurtado in the boys’ singles 18-and-under class that also drew the likes of Eric Comendador and Herald Aton while Jonn Nadela and Princess Haro banner the cast in the girls’ side of the premier division of the Group 2 tournament hosted by Mayor Herlo Guzman Jr.

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