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Favored again at Roland Garros

Defending French Open champion Rafael Nadal said on May 19 he can't wait to hit the clay courts of Roland Garros after claiming his first title this season and ninth Italian Open trophy.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/22 19:18:41

Murray optimistic about return, hints at doubles at Wimbledon

Andy Murray is confident he can return to competitive tennis and has hinted at a doubles spot at Wimbledon, inspired by American doubles great Bob Bryan's return from hip surgery.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/21 19:03:41

Nadal notches 9th Rome title

Rafael Nadal proved that he would still be the man to beat when the French Open begins later this month after he humbled Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 in the Italian Open final on Sunday to win a record 34th ATP Masters 1000 title.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/5/20 19:03:42

Osaka into round 3 as Italian Open resumes after washout

World No.1 Naomi Osaka eased into the third round of the WTA and ATP Italian Open on Thursday with a straight sets win over Dominika Cibulkova under the sunshine in Rome ­after the previous day's play was washed out.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/16 19:53:41

Zverev crashes out in Rome second round as injured Serena withdraws

World No.5 Alexander Zverev continued his poor recent form as he crashed out of the Italian Open in the second round while Serena Williams had to pull out of the women's draw with a recurring knee injury on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/15 19:23:45

Muguruza finds her clay feet in Italy

Former French Open winner Garbine Muguruza warmed up for this month's clay-court Grand Slam at Roland Garros by easing into the second round of the Italian Open on Monday with a straight-set win over China's Zheng Saisai.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/14 17:03:40

I have not played well enough: Nadal

Rafael Nadal was stunned by the 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 in the Madrid Open semifinals on Saturday.
Soure:Agencies: 2019/5/12 20:08:39

Former world No.1 Murray given Queen's wild card

Andy Murray has been given a wild card to play at London's Queen's Club next month even though he has yet to set a date for a potential return to the court after hip surgery.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/7 19:13:40

Huge upset

Alexander Zverev has admitted he is at a loss to explain his dip in form after the world number three was beaten by lucky loser Nicolas Jarry in the second round of the Barcelona Open on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/27 18:48:40

Turin outplays London to host ATP Finals from 2021

The ATP Finals, the annual event bringing together the top eight men's players in the world, will take place in Turin, Italy, from 2021 to 2025, the ATP said Wednesday. The elite showdown which closes the men's tennis season has been held in London since 2009.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/24 19:53:43

Nadal admits 'hard to return to court'

Rafael Nadal admitted that it will be "hard to return to the practice court" after a shock semifinal defeat by Fabio Fognini ended his bid for a record­extending 12th Monte Carlo Masters title on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/21 20:03:40

China, Japan ready for face-to-face in ITTF World Championships women's singles quarterfinals

Four out of five Chinese men's singles paddlers are slated in top half, and China and Japan are ready for possible women's singles quarterfinal duels at the ITTF World Championships following the draw here on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/4/21 8:22:32

Chinese table tennis chief sees World Championships as great test for Olympics

Chinese table tennis chief Liu Guoliang said here Friday that the World Championships to curtain up soon is a great test for the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/4/20 16:52:41

Djokovic survives Kohlschreiber scare

Novak Djokovic was severely tested before securing a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 win over Philipp Kohlschreiber to survive his opening match at the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/17 19:28:41

British lady achieves one of the greatest comebacks

Britain's Tara Moore pulled off one of the most remarkable comebacks in tennis history, saving a match point at 0-6, 0-5 down and going on to complete the win before joking it was "never in doubt."
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/11 20:08:40

Stosur recalled for Australia's Fed Cup semi against Belarus

Former Grand Slam champion Samantha Stosur was Wednesday recalled for Australia's Fed Cup semifinal against Belarus as the country chases its first title since 1974.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/10 19:03:42

Time and Federer march on

After Roger Federer racked up career title 101 with a clinical 6-1, 6-4 dissection of John Isner at the Miami Open on Sunday, the American defending champion seemed as keen as the crowd for the Swiss to carry on competing for titles.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/4/2 21:28:41

Barty claims maiden Miami Open title

Ashleigh Barty's transformation is complete after the Australian defeated Czech fifth seed Karolina Pliskova 7-6 (7/1), 6-3 Saturday to win the biggest singles title of her career at the WTA Miami Open.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/31 19:33:40