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Kvitova 'on track' for Wimbledon – and could play at French Open

Petra Kvitova is “on track” to play at Wimbledon less than seven months after suffering a career-threatening hand injury in a knife attack at her home. The 26-year-old, a two-time Wimbledon champion, was stabbed on 20 December by an intruder in her apartment in Prostejov in the Czech Republic. She ...

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Aussie Open champ quits LPGA Tour

The bubbly Ha Na Jang has won many fans in Australia during her recent visits. Women’s Australian Open champion Ha Na Jang has walked away from the LPGA Tour. The effervescent 25-year-old, who won so stunningly at Royal Adelaide in February for her fourth career LPGA title, will return full-time ...

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Djokovic hires Agassi for French Open

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Svitolina beats Halep to win Italian Open

Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina came from a set down to beat Romania’s Simona Halep and win the Italian Open, her fourth title of the year. Halep, 25, who won the Madrid Open last week, rolled her ankle when leading 5-2 in the first set, but managed to take it 6-4. The ...

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Italian Open: Novak Djokovic thrashes Dominic Thiem to reach final

World number two Novak Djokovic is through to the Italian Open final after losing just one game against Dominic Thiem in Rome. The 29-year-old Serb beat Austrian Thiem 6-1 6-0 in 59 minutes. Djokovic will meet Alexander Zverev, 20, in Sunday’s final after the German beat John Isner 6-4 6-7 ...

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Halep reaches Italian Open final with 10th straight win

ROME (AP) Fourth-ranked Simona Halep advanced to the Italian Open final and extended her clay-court winning streak to 10 matches with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Kiki Bertens on Saturday. After dropping five set points while serving for the opening set at 5-4, Halep started knocking her head with her ...

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Practice results for the Monster Energy Open at CMS

Erik Jones put his name into the conversation as one of four drivers who has a legitimate chance to punch his ticket to Saturday night’s $ 1 million-to-win Monster Energy All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The lucky four will come from the 24 drivers entered in the Monster Energy ...

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Italian Open: Rafael Nadal beaten by Dominic Thiem in quarter-finals

Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal is out of the Italian Open after a straight-set defeat by Dominic Thiem in the quarter-finals in Rome. The 30-year-old Spaniard was previously unbeaten on clay this year, having won 17 straight matches. That run included victories over Austria’s Thiem, 23, in the Barcelona Open and ...

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Italian Open: Johanna Konta beaten by Venus Williams in last 16

Britain’s Johanna Konta was knocked out by Venus Williams in the last 16 of the Italian Open in Rome. The 26-year-old world number six recovered form a set down to level but American Williams, 36, dominated the final set to win 6-1 3-6 6-1. Williams, a seven-time Grand Slam winner, ...

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