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Sabalenka Outpowers Barty To Win Madrid

Aryna Sabalenka Wins Madrid Open

WTA 1000 Madrid Open Final Aryna Sabalenka avenged her Stuttgart Open defeat of two weeks ago by overpowering world no. 1 and top seed Ashleigh Barty in three sets to win the Madrid Open. She won a topsy-turvy match, fighting her emotions as well her opponent, to win out 6-0, 3-6, 6-4. The expressive Belarusian showed off her dancing skills at the end to celebrate her victory. The win moves Sabalenka up to number 4 in the world, and ended …

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Aryna Sabalenka wins Madrid Open

Zverev Gets Revenge Against Thiem in Madrid

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ATP 1000 Madrid Open Semi-Final German world no. 6 Alexander Zverev followed up his shock quarter-final win over Rafa Nadal at the Madrid Masters by defeating US Open champion Dominic Thiem in straight sets 6-3, 6-4, to reach his 8th Masters final, and his second Madrid final. The win also ended a run of four straight defeats against the world no. 4. The last time the two players had met was at last year’s US Open final, where Zverev suffered …

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Nadal Trounces Spanish Teen Alcaraz On His Birthday

Rafa Nadal Beats Carlos Alcaraz At Madrid Open

ATP 1000 Madrid Open R2 King of the clay Rafa Nadal snuffed out the challenge of young Spanish pretender Carlos Alcaraz on his 18th birthday, in the 2nd round of the Madrid Masters. The top seed, who is chasing his sixth Madrid title, defeated the wild card 6-1, 6-2, in front of a reduced, but noisy, home crowd in the Manolo Santana Stadium. Alcaraz started the match brightly but had to take a medical time out in the third game …

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Rafa Nadal beats Carlos Alcaraz at Madrid Open

ATP Estoril Open SF: Cam Norrie Downs ex-US Open Champ Marin Cilic In Two Sets

Cameron Norrie Wins Atp Estoril Open Semi Final

Unseeded Cameron Norrie defeated the 2014 US Open Champion, Marin Cilic, in straight sets, 7-6 (7/5), 7-5, to move into his second ATP tour final in Portugal. The 25-year-old British no. 2 is seeking his first career title, having finished runner-up at the Auckland International in 2019. The semi-final match, which lasted just under two hours, epitomised why Marin Cilic has won only one Grand Slam in his career. The 32-year-old is a talented player with big weapons, but mentally …

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No more People’s Sunday: Wimbledon To Eliminate Rest Day From 2022

Wimbledon People'S Sunday

Wimbledon, for so long the bastion of tennis tradition, is doing the unthinkable: it is abandoning tradition. The only tournament where the ambience resembles a Victorian garden party, the players still wear regulation white, and even the officials exude sartorial elegance in their retro Ralph Lauren outfits, is going to change. It’s scrapping its traditional rest day on the middle Sunday. Wimbledon is the sole Grand Slam to incorporate a rest day within its schedule but will come into line …

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Wimbledon People's Sunday

WTA 500 Stuttgart Open Final: Ash Barty Celebrates Double Birthday Win

Ash Barty Wins Stuttgart Double

World no. 1 Ashleigh Barty gave herself the perfect birthday present by beating Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka in 3 sets to win the WTA 500 Stuttgart Open. She then teamed up with American Jennifer Brady to win the doubles title as well. The Australian top seed, who turned 25 on Saturday, was a set down in the singles final to the 22-year-old fifth seed, but stormed back to take the title 3-6, 6-0, 6-3. It was the third match in a …

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Ash Barty Wins Stuttgart Double

ATP Barcelona Open Final: Nadal Wins 12th In Epic Thriller Against Tsitsipas

Nadal Wins Barcelona Open Trophy

Rafa Nadal saved a match point to win his 12th Barcelona Open title in a gruelling 3-set battle against Stefanos Tsitsipas. The Spanish top seed and world no. 3 needed to call on all his resources to eventually triumph against the second seed in 3 hours and 38 minutes, in three fabulous sets, 6-4, 6-7 (8/6), 7-5. The match was as close as the scoreline suggests, with both players having chances to win it. Nadal had two match points in …

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