• January 28, 2022

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Rafael Nadal to face Novak Djokovic in French Open semifinal on Friday

Rafael Nadal to face Novak Djokovic in French Open semifinal on Friday

Rafael Nadal’s French Open set streak is over. His pursuit of a record-breaking 21st Grand Slam title — including 14 at Roland Garros — remains very much intact. Nadal shrugged off dropping a set in…

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Roger Federer withdraws from French Open, says he’s listening to his body

Roger Federer withdraws from French Open, says he’s listening to his body

Roger Federer withdrew from the French Open on Sunday to give himself an opportunity to recover after emerging from a tight third-round victory that lasted about 3½ hours. “After two knee surgeries and over a year…

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Canadian Leylah Fernandez defeats Hercog to advance at Serbia Open

Canadian Leylah Fernandez defeats Hercog to advance at Serbia Open

Canada’s Leylah Annie Fernandez is heading to the second round of the Serbia Open. Fernandez, from Laval, Que., defeated Polona Hercog of Slovenia 7-5, 6-1 in the opening round of the WTA Tour clay-court event…

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Rafael Nadal advances, Fabio Fognini defaulted at Barcelona Open tennis tournament

Rafael Nadal advances, Fabio Fognini defaulted at Barcelona Open tennis tournament

Rafael Nadal needed three sets to defeat his 111th-ranked adversary in his first match at the Barcelona Open on Wednesday, while Fabio Fognini was disqualified for alleged verbal abuse. Fognini was defaulted while trailing 6-0, 4-4 versus qualifier Bernabe…

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Rain suspends Monte Carlo Masters play, Canada’s Auger-Aliassime resumes Tuesday

Rain suspends Monte Carlo Masters play, Canada’s Auger-Aliassime resumes Tuesday

Aslan Karatsev set up a second-round match with Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Monte Carlo Masters by beating Lorenzo Musetti 6-3, 6-4 on Monday as rain played havoc with the clay-court tournament’s agenda. Karatsev, who rose…

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Rafael Nadal Withdraws from Miami Open to Focus on Prep for Clay-Court Season

Rafael Nadal Withdraws from Miami Open to Focus on Prep for Clay-Court Season

The 2021 Miami Open will be without one of tennis’ biggest stars. On Tuesday, Rafael Nadal revealed he will not participate in the event as he focuses on recovering from his back injury and preparing for the clay…

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Nadal defeats Djokovic to win French open

Nadal defeats Djokovic to win French open

Rafael Nadal once again proved his supremacy on clay, defeating Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 in the French Open final to earn his 13th career title at Roland Garros.  The Spanish star stunned the No. 1 player in…

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Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard eliminated from the French Open

Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard eliminated from the French Open

Canadian wild-card entry Eugenie Bouchard’s best Grand Slam since 2017 is over after a third-round loss at the French Open on Friday. Polish teenager Iga Swiatek advanced to the fourth round of the clay-court Grand…

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Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez upsets No. 31 seed in main-draw debut at French Open

Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez upsets No. 31 seed in main-draw debut at French Open

Canada’s Leylah Annie Fernandez rallied for a 1-6, 6-2, 6-3 triumph over No. 31 seed Magda Linette of Poland in her main-draw debut at the French Open on Monday. The 18-year-old from Laval, Que., gained…

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Auger-Aliassime swept in 1st round of French Open by unseeded Nishioka

Auger-Aliassime swept in 1st round of French Open by unseeded Nishioka

Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime and Steven Diez both are out of the French Open after suffering first-round losses on Monday. Auger-Aliassime, the No. 19 seed from Montreal, lost 7-5, 6-3, 6-3 to world No. 52 Yoshihito…