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    Nadal wins fifth Madrid Masters

    Reuters . Madrid | Updated at 12:05am on May 16, 2017

    Rafael Nadal’s flawless record on clay this season continued as he outgunned the impressive Dominic Thiem to win the Madrid Masters for a fifth time...

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    Nadal overpowers Thiem to win fifth Madrid title

    Reuters | Updated at 10:15am on May 15, 2017

    Rafael Nadal consolidated his flying start to the clay-court season by taking a record-extending fifth Madrid Open title on Sunday, battling past a determined Dominic...

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    Nadal ends Djokovic hoodoo to reach another Madrid final

    Reuters | Updated at 09:05am on May 14, 2017

    A red hot Rafael Nadal ended a seven-match losing streak against Novak Djokovic in emphatic fashion by thrashing the world number two 6-2 6-4 on...

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    Delwar, Preeti emerge champs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:31am on May 14, 2017

    Delwar Hossain of Narshingdi Tennis Club and Afrana Islam Preeti of BKSP won the men’s and women’s singles titles of the Independence Day Tennis Tournament...

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    Players scared to criticise Sharapova, says Bouchard

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:55pm on May 09, 2017

    Eugenie Bouchard claimed plenty of other players on the WTA Tour share her outspoken views on Maria Sharapova’s return from an 15-month doping ban, but...

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    ‘Happy’ Sharapova falls in semis on comeback

    Agence France-Presse . Stuttgart | Updated at 10:56pm on April 30, 2017

    Maria Sharapova lost in the semi-finals in Stuttgart on Saturday, her controversial comeback from a 15-month doping ban ending in defeat to one of her...

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    Mladenovic ends Sharapova comeback at Stuttgart

    Reuters | Updated at 05:54pm on April 30, 2017

    Former world number one Maria ‘ crashed out of the Stuttgart Grand Prix semi-final in her first event back after a 15-month doping suspension, losing...

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    Sharapova bookies’ French Open favourite

    Agence France-Presse . Stuttgart | Updated at 01:23am on April 30, 2017

    Maria Sharapova was installed as the bookmakers’ joint favourite to capture the French Open on Friday despite the Russian star not even being guaranteed a...

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    Sharapova into Stuttgart semis on doping return

    Agence France-Presse . Stuttgart | Updated at 12:05am on April 29, 2017

    Maria Sharapova eased into the semi-finals of Stuttgart’s WTA tournament after seeing off qualifier Anett Kontaveit on Friday for her third-straight win on her comeback...

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    Sharapova marks comeback from ban with win over Vinci

    Reuters | Updated at 09:35am on April 27, 2017

    Former world number one Maria Sharapova made a winning comeback to the tour on Wednesday following her 15-month doping ban, beating Italian Roberta Vinci in...

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