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Women's Tennis' Peyton Stearns wins ITF 25K Austin singles title

Women’s Tennis’ Peyton Stearns wins ITF 25K Austin singles title

AUSTIN, TX — Former University of Texas star Peyton Stearns claimed the singles title at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) pro circuit 25K tournament on Sunday afternoon at the Texas Tennis Center. This marked the second career ITF singles title for Stearns and first since she turned professional earlier this summer, as she previously claimed …

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When Novak Djokovic introduced his girlfriend Jelena as 'Miss Universe of 2006'

When Novak Djokovic introduced his girlfriend Jelena as ‘Miss Universe of 2006’

Novak Djokovic competed at his second Masters Cup in 2008 in Shanghai. Novak beat Juan Martin del Potro and Nikolay Davydenko to secure the semi-final berth. In the last round-robin encounter, Novak lost to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 1-6, 7-5, 6-1 in an hour and 39 minutes, suffering his third loss to the Frenchman on an indoor …

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Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz join forces and create history

Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz join forces and create history

Twenty-two years ago, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi were the world’s leading players until the middle of the season. For over two decades, no players from the same country were in the top-2, mainly because none of the compatriots could follow Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. That will change on Monday thanks to …

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Daniil Medvedev, Felix Auger-Aliassime Enjoy Hit At Astana Landmark |  ATP Tour

Daniil Medvedev, Felix Auger-Aliassime Enjoy Hit At Astana Landmark | ATP Tour

The Astana Open is an ATP 500 event played indoors at the National Tennis Center, but two of its top stars were hitting outdoors on Sunday. For one day only, though. Daniil Medvedev and Felix Auger-Aliassime, the second and eighth seeds, respectively, exchanged leisurely strokes as part of a pre-tournament activity at the city’s famous …

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Krejcikova sweeps past Kontaveit in Tallinn for first title of season

Krejcikova sweeps past Kontaveit in Tallinn for first title of season

After a singles title drought of over a year, Barbora Krejcikova is a singles champion once again on the Hologic WTA Tour. The No.7 seed from the Czech Republic dispatched No.1 seed and homeland hope Anett Kontaveit 6-2, 6-3 at the inaugural Tallinn Open on Sunday, winning her fourth career singles title and her first …

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Utah State Women's Tennis' Naz Ozturk and Eugenio De Hilario Advance to Consolation Finals at Jon Messick Invitational

Utah State Women’s Tennis’ Naz Ozturk and Eugenio De Hilario Advance to Consolation Finals at Jon Messick Invitational

FORT COLLINS, Col. – Utah State women’s tennis boasted a strong second day performance in singles play at the Jon Messick Invitational on Saturday. Two Aggies will play in the consolation championship match in their respective draws on Sunday as senior Zeynep Naz Ozturk won both of her matches in Flight A Singles, while junior …

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'Rafael Nadal is best on this surface, but not unbeatable,' Novak Djokovic recalls

‘Rafael Nadal is best on this surface, but not unbeatable,’ Novak Djokovic recalls

Over the last 16 years, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have forged one of the greatest rivalries in tennis history. Two legends have met 59 times, and the first duel came at Roland Garros 2006. Novak and Rafa met in one of the youngest quarter-finals at Majors, and the Spaniard moved through when the Serb …

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Yoshihito Nishioka Sinks Denis Shapovalov For Seoul Crown |  ATP Tour

Yoshihito Nishioka Sinks Denis Shapovalov For Seoul Crown | ATP Tour

Yoshihito Nishioka produced a stunning counter-punching display against Denis Shapovalov at the Eugene Korea Open Tennis Championships on Sunday to claim his second ATP Tour title in style at the ATP 250 event in Seoul. The 26-year-old Japanese downed the fourth seed 6-4, 7-6(5) with a performance full of blistering shotmaking from deep. Despite Shapovalov …

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