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    Rising force Kontaveit wins first title

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2017

    Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit, one of the rising talents of the women’s game, won her first tour title in the Wimbledon warm-up tournament at Den Bosch...

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    Murray in spotlight before Wimbledon

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2017

    Andy Murray says he has only a couple of years left at the top of men’s tennis, but the world number one has no intention...

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    Nadal wins record-breaking 10th French Open

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:48am on June 12, 2017

    Rafael Nadal coasted to a record 10th French Open title on Sunday, demolishing Stan Wawrinka in a brutally one-sided final which also earned the Spaniard...

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    I thought grass courts were for football: Ostapenko

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on June 12, 2017

    French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko will head to Wimbledon as the sport’s newest star admitting that she once believed grass courts were suitable only for...

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    Ostapenko stuns Halep to win French Open

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:03am on June 11, 2017

    Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko stunned third seed Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday to win her maiden Grand Slam title and become the lowest-ranked champion...

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    Nadal shrugs off perfect 10 as history beckons

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:26am on June 11, 2017

    Rafael Nadal insists winning a record 10th French Open title today, and his 15th career Grand Slam crown, would not be his greatest achievement....

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    Halep, Ostapenko eye title

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:14pm on June 09, 2017

    Simona Halep is targeting the world number one ranking in today’s French Open final but fast-rising Latvian upstart Jelena Ostapenko threatens to crash the Romanian’s...

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    Wawrinka stuns Murray

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:12pm on June 09, 2017

    Stan Wawrinka became the oldest French Open finalist in 44 years on Friday with an epic 6-7 (6/8), 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (7/3), 6-1 win over...

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    Latvian Ostapenko powers into final

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on June 09, 2017

    Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian Grand Slam finalist after blasting past Timea Bacsinszky 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 6-3 in the French Open semi-finals on Thursday...

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    Thiem stuns Djokovic

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on June 08, 2017

    Dominic Thiem demolished defending champion Novak Djokovic in a stunning French Open upset on Wednesday, setting up a semi-final duel against nine-time champion Rafael Nadal...

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