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Bopanna-Shapovalov lose in quarters of Madrid Open

Bopanna-Shapovalov lose in quarters of Madrid Open

Madrid, May 8 (IANS) Germany's Alexander Zverev and compatriot Tim Puetz beat India's Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov of Canada 6-4, 3-6, 10-5 to enter the doubles semi-finals at the Madrid Open here.While the Bopanna-Shapovalov pair hit five aces compared to three from Puetz and Zverev, the Indo...

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Madrid Open: Zverev beats Nadal, to face Thiem in semis

Madrid Open: Zverev beats Nadal, to face Thiem in semis

Madrid, May 7 (IANS) Alexander Zverev on Friday defeated Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-4 for his third straight win against the Spaniard on way to his second Madrid Open tennis semi-final.The German will now face third seed Dominic Thiem for a place in the final. Thiem recovered from a set down to defeat thre...

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Madrid Open: Sabalenka sets up Barty title clash

Madrid Open: Sabalenka sets up Barty title clash

Madrid, May 7 (IANS) Fifth seed Aryna Sabalenka entered the Madrid Open final after beating Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, 6-2, 6-3, on Friday.The Belarusian's opponent in the final will be world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty, who entered her fourth WTA singles final of the season, beating Paula Badosa 6-4, 6-3. ...

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Barty cruises into Madrid Open final

Barty cruises into Madrid Open final

Madrid, May 6 (IANS) World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty entered her fourth WTA singles final of the season, beating Paula Badosa 6-4, 6-3 at the Madrid Open on Thursday night.Her opponent in the final will be either Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova or Belarussian Aryna Sabalenka who play their semi-final o...

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Nadal enters quarters at Madrid Open, Medvedev out

Nadal enters quarters at Madrid Open, Medvedev out

Madrid, May 6 (IANS) Rafael Nadal continued his quest for a sixth Madrid Open title, beating Australian Alexei Popyrin 6-3, 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals on Thursday. However, world No. 3 Danii Medvedev crashed out, losing to Cristian Garin 6-4, 6-7(2), 6-1."It was difficult. The court today was s...

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No.1 Barty sets up last-4 clash with wildcard Badosa

No.1 Barty sets up last-4 clash with wildcard Badosa

Madrid, May 5 (IANS) Top seed Ashleigh Barty underlined her dominance of the Tour with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 win over No. 9 seed Petra Kvitova in one hour and 48 minutes to reach her first Madrid Open semi-final on Wednesday.The Australian will face the only player to have beaten her since February -- wil...

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Nadal snuffs out Alcaraz's challenge in Madrid Open

Nadal snuffs out Alcaraz's challenge in Madrid Open

Madrid, May 5 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal spoiled Carlos Alcaraz's 18th birthday bash as he moved into the third round of Madrid Open with a 6-1, 6-2 victory on Wednesday.Fans at the Manolo Santana Stadium sang 'happy birthday' as Alcaraz stepped onto the court against his childhood idol. But even i...

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Good luck with the next phase: Sania Mirza to Barbora Strycova

Good luck with the next phase: Sania Mirza to Barbora Strycova

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): With former doubles no.1 Barbora Strycova announcing her retirement, India sensation and former doubles partner Sania Mirza wished her luck and said she would miss seeing the Czech tennis player.Taking to Twitter, Sania wrote: "Good luck with the next phase.. we have ...

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Madrid Open: Thiem eases past qualifier Giron

Madrid Open: Thiem eases past qualifier Giron

Madrid, May 5 (IANS) Austrian third seed Dominic Thiem needed less than an hour to brush past American qualifier Marcos Giron 6-1, 6-3, while Matteo Berrettini won against his fellow Italian Fabio Fognini 6-3, 6-4.Meanwhile, world number seven Andrey Rublev had to work hard on his Madrid Open debut ...

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Mertens stuns Halep, to take on Sabalenka in quarters

Mertens stuns Halep, to take on Sabalenka in quarters

Madrid, May 4 (IANS) Former doubles partners Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka took contrasting paths to a showdown in the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open here on Tuesday.The No. 13 seed Mertens came from a break down in both the second and third sets to upset No.3 seed Simona Halep 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 ...

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