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    Sharapova vows to rise again

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:47am on May 19, 2017

    Maria Sharapova vowed to ‘rise up again’ on Wednesday after she was refused a wildcard for the French Open following her 15-month ban for doping....

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    Sharapova slammed for French Open snub

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on May 18, 2017

    The head of women’s tennis on Wednesday attacked the French tennis federation’s refusal to grant Maria Sharapova a wildcard for the French Open as ‘groundless’...

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    Federer to skip Roland Garros to focus on Wimbledon

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on May 17, 2017

    Roger Federer announced Monday he will skip Roland Garros to better prepare for the grass and hard court seasons. The 18-time Grand Slam winner has...

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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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