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Kvitova clinches title

Petra Kvitova clinched her first title in just her second tournament since returning from a career-threatening hand injury, defeating Australia's Ashleigh Barty 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in Sunday's Birmingham final.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/25 23:58:40

Federer thrashes Zverev to win Halle title

Swiss great Roger Federer thrashed Alexander Zverev to win his ninth title at the Wimbledon warm-up tournament in Halle, Germany on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/25 23:48:40

Halep accepts wild card

French Open runner-up Simona Halep was awarded a wild-card entry to feature at the Aegon International in Eastbourne next week, organizers said Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/22 23:38:40

Djokovic given wild card

Three-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has accepted a main-draw wild card to play at the Aegon International in Eastbourne, England starting June 23, the organizers said Wednesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/21 23:08:40

Aussie stuns Raonic

Milos Raonic's Wimbledon preparations suffered a major setback on Tuesday as the world No.6 crashed to a shock Queen's Club first-round defeat against Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis, who needed a wild card from organizers to make the main draw after his ranking plunged to No.698 following an abdominal strain that sidelined him for 18 weeks.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/20 23:33:39

Petra Kvitova off to winning start

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova made a winning return to grass with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over her fellow Czech Tereza Smitkova to move into the second round of the WTA tournament in Birmingham.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/20 23:28:39

WTA Birmingham tennis results

Following are the first round results from the WTA tournament in Birmingham on Monday (prefix number denotes seeding):
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/20 17:19:19

World No.5 Federer fine-tunes Wimbledon assault in Halle

Roger Federer is in action at Halle this week as the Swiss legend puts the finishing touches to his assault on an eighth Wimbledon title.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/20 0:38:39

Kontaveit wins first title

Estonia's Anett Kontaveit, one of the rising talents of the women's game, won her first tour title in the Wimbledon warm-up tournament at Den Bosch in the Netherlands on Sunday, beating Russian Natalia Vikhlyantseva 6-2, 6-3.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/18 23:08:40

Kerber withdraws from Birmingham event due to hamstring injury

World No.1 Angelique Kerber has suffered a pre-Wimbledon injury scare, pulling out of this week's Aegon Classic at Edgbaston due to a recurrence of a hamstring problem. The German is also unsure whether she will be able to play at Eastbourne next week due to problems with the left hamstring strain which forced her to retire during her third-round match in Madrid.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/6/18 23:08:39

Fierce forehand

Marius Copil of Romania plays a forehand during his men's second-round match against Reilly Opelka of the US at the Nottingham Open on Thursday in Nottingham, England.
Soure:VCG: 2017/6/15 23:48:39

Pliskova to miss event

World No.3 Karolina Pliskova, a semifinalist at Roland Garros, said Wednesday she will miss the WTA Wimbledon warm-up event in Birmingham due to an elbow injury.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/15 0:33:40

Nadal seals Finals spot

Rafael Nadal has become the first player to book his place at the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London in ­November after the Spaniard won a record 10th French Open title in Paris on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/14 0:38:39

Nadal rises to second

Rafael Nadal's magnificent run to a 10th French Open title has earned the Spaniard a move into second in the latest ATP world rankings published Monday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/13 0:43:04

Nadal eyes Wimbledon after Paris win

Rafael Nadal will resume his bittersweet relationship with Wimbledon buoyed by his record-breaking French Open but wary of the traps which have ensnared him at the All England Club.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/13 0:38:39

Unstoppable Nadal wins 10th title at Roland Garros

The No. 4 seed Rafael Nadal won his 10th title at the French Open with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 victory over the third-seeded Stan Wawrinka in the men's singles final here on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/12 8:54:25

Ostapenko hungry for more

French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko will head to Wimbledon as the sport's newest star, admitting that she once believed grass courts were suitable only for soccer and not tennis.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/12 0:13:39

Harrison, Venus lift first Grand Slam men's doubles trophy at French Open

Ryan Harrison and Michael Venus won their first Grand Slam title with a three-set victory in men's doubles final at the 2017 French Open on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/11 9:36:13