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Federer, Djokovic fight for records

Federer, Djokovic fight for records

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will be fighting for records when the all-star pair clash in Sunday’s final at the ATP-WTA Cincinnati Mas­ters.

  CINCINNATI (AFP) – Serena Williams re-established her customary superiority, hammering Daria Gavrilova, 6-1, 6-2, to reach the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Monday. The 23-time Grand Slam champion showed full recovery in her first match since suffering the worst defeat of her career two weeks ago in San Jose when she was […]

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Stephens faces Halep

Sloane Stephens sent defending champion Elina Svitolina crashing out of the WTA Canada tournament in Montreal on Saturday to set up a rematch of the French Open final against Simona Halep.

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Nadal stays  on track with win over Cilic

TORONTO, Canada (AFP) – Rafael Nadal recovered from a slow start, overcoming Marin Cilic, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, as the Spaniard’s chase for a long-sought ATP Masters title on hardcourt heated up on Friday. The world No. 1 reached the semifinals in Toronto and will next face Russian Karen Khachanov, who beat Robin Haase 6-3, 6-1. […]

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Halep topples Garcia in straight sets

MONTREAL (AFP) – World No. 1 Simona Halep punched her ticket to the semi-finals of the WTA Canada tournament for the fourth straight year, cruising past France’s Caroline Garcia, 7-5, 6-1, on Friday. The 26-year-old Halep battled through a difficult first set then easily won the second in a rematch of last year’s quarterfinal contest […]

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Halep too much for  Williams

MONTREAL (AFP) – World number one Simona Halep crushed seven time Grand Slam winner Venus Williams in straight sets on Thursday at the WTA Montreal event just hours after a delivering a marathon three-hour victory over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Top seed Halep took no prisoners against Williams, blitzing the 38-year-old American 6-2, 6-2 in just 71 […]

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