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Djokovic reaches quarterfinals in China; Murray makes final eight in Tokyo

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China Open, Beijing, China Second-round results: (1) Novak Djokovic defeats Carlos Berlocq 6-1, 6-3; Florian Mayer defeats Marius Copil 3-6, 6-3, 6-2; Jurgen Melzer defeats (6) Alexandr Dolgopolov 7-6(9), 2-6, 6-1. ***** Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships, Tokyo, Japan Second-round results: (7)...

Nadal wins seventh French Open title over Djokovic

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Roland Garros—Paris, France World No. 2 Rafael Nadal won his seventh French Open title on Monday in a rain-delayed final, defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5. In a match that lasted two days because of rain, Nadal returned to the...

Nadal, Murray & Federer make sweet sixteen at Aussie Open; Dimitrov defeats Raonic

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Australian Open—Melbourne Singles - Third Round Rafael Nadal (ESP) d. Gael Monfils (FRA) 61 62 63 Andy Murray (GBR) d. Feliciano Lopez (ESP) 76(2) 64 62 Roger Federer (SUI) d. Teymuraz Gabashvili (RUS) 62 62 63 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga...

Murray slays Karlovic at Wimbledon; Ferrer, Roddick, Baker advance

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Wimbledon—London, England No. 4 seed Andy Murray overcame big serving Croatian Ivo Karlovic at Wimbledon on Thursday, prevailing 7-5, 6-7(5), 6-2, 7-6(4) to reach the third-round. Surviving 17 aces by his opponent, Murray dropped 11 aces of his own and won...

Nadal suffers earliest loss at Wimbledon since 2005, falls to Rosol

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Wimbledon—London, England Two-time former winner Rafael Nadal suffered his earliest loss at a major since the second-round of the 2005 Wimbledon Championships when unhearaled Czech Lukas Rosol took him out, 6-7(9), 6-4, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. The match, which featured a 30-minute...

Raonic, Kohlschreiber win openers in Halle

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Gerry Weber Open—Halle, Germany First-round results: (5) Milos Raonic defeats Philipp Petzschner 7-5, 7-6(1); (8) Philipp Kohlschreiber defeats Dustin Brown 7-6(4), 7-6(4); Mikhail Youzhny defeats Robin Haase 6-3, 6-2; Cedrik-Marcel Stebe defeats Carlos Berlocq 6-3, 3-6, 7-5; Ze Zhang defeats Tobias...

Men’s French Open final halted by rain

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Roland Garros—Paris, France The French Open men's final—which was led 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 1-2 by Rafael Nadal over Novak Djokovic—will resume at 1 PM local time in Paris on Monday because of rain. After losing the first two sets, Djokovic stormed...

Del Potro wins Syndey title; Isner captures Auckland crown

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APIA INTERNATIONAL SYDNEY, Sydney, Australia Top seed Juan Martin del Potro won his 18th career ATP World Tour title on Saturday in Sydney, Australia, cruising past Bernard Tomic 6-3, 6-1 in less than an hour. The Argentine won 83 percent...

Djokovic, Federer cruise into Wimbledon second-round; Berdych, Isner ousted

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Wimbledon—London, England Defending champion Novak Djokovic overcame a slow start in defensive of his Wimbledon title on Monday, defeating former No. 1 and French Open winner Juan Carlos Ferrero, 6-3, 6-3, 6-1. Trailing 2-1 in the first set—understandably feeling the pressure...

Nadal, Murray and Tsonga win openers at Wimbledon

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Wimbledon—London, England No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal reached the second-round at Wimbledon on Tuesday, defeating Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci 7-6(0), 6-2, 6-3. After trailing 0-4 in the first set, Nadal used his experience before running away with the match. Improving to 3-0...

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Djokovic Wins Dubai Title; Nadal Captures Acapulco Crown; Ruud Reaches Santigao...

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Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships—Dubai, U.A.E. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic continued his fantastic start to the 2020 season after he dismissed No. 2 seed...