Tennis

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Angelique Kerber loses in 4th round to Garbine Muguruza, will lose No. 1 ranking

Manic Monday started with a match that lived up to the day’s nickname. And women’s tennis will have a new world No. 1 come next week. No. 14 Garbine Muguruza of Spain defeated world No. 1 [...]

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The Latest: Plays starts on outside show courts at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — �� The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): — 11:45 a.m. Play has started on the outside show courts at Wimbledon. Top-ranked Angelique Kerber, a finalist at the All England Club last year, [...]

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Djokovic snaps at Wimbledon chair umpire en route to Week 2

LONDON (AP) — All it took was a couple of questionable calls for Novak Djokovic to snap at the chair umpire in the second game of his third-round match at Wimbledon. ”That’s two points in a [...]

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Mats Point: Wilander tells it straight on Day Four at Roland Garros

PARIS (Reuters) – Three-times Roland Garros champion Mats Wilander reflects on Day Four of the French Open for Reuters. The Swedish former world number one is in the French capital soaking up all the action as [...]

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Mladenovic back on track with comfortable win

PARIS (Reuters) – Home favorite Kristina Mladenovic ignored her bad back and fed off a buoyant crowd as she cruised into the French Open third round with an emphatic 6-2 6-3 victory over Italy’s Sara Errani [...]

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Jabeur first Arab woman in Slam third round

Paris (AFP) – Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur became the first Arab woman to reach the third round of a Grand Slam on Wednesday when she defeated sixth seed Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia 6-4, 6-3 at the French [...]

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In-form Wawrinka takes on outsider Kovalik

PARIS (Reuters) – Third seed Stan Wawrinka, the 2015 French Open champion, will be hoping his good claycourt form will spill over into the French Open first round when he takes on rank outsider Jozef Kovalik [...]

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Gay player wants Court stripped of Aussie stadium honour

Paris (AFP) – Richel Hogenkamp, one of the few openly gay players in tennis, wants the Australian Open to take Margaret Court’s name off one of its stadiums in protest at the Grand Slam legend’s controversial [...]