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Australian Open 2020: Novak Djokovic overcomes wobble to progress

Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic started his title defence with a 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 2-6 6-1 victory over Jan-Lennard Struff on Monday.  Djokovic survived a scare on Rod Laver Arena, but the 16-time grand slam champion eventually moved into the second round at Melbourne Park. Eyeing a record-extending eighth Australian Open …

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Barty ends wait for home title in Adelaide

Ash Barty claimed her first title in her native Australia as she defeated Dayana Yastremska in the final of the Adelaide International. The world number one will start her campaign to add her home grand slam to the French Open title she won in 2019 next week, and will do so in …

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Humbert edges Paire in Auckland to win first ATP title

Ugo Humbert clinched his maiden ATP Tour title with a thrilling win over Benoit Paire in the Auckland Open final on Saturday. Humbert edged an all-French final 7-6 (7-2) 3-6 7-6 (7-5) after a hard-fought contest that lasted two hours, 34 minutes. The 21-year-old saw out his victory after giving …

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Barty battles back to set up Yastremska final

Ash Barty produced a superb comeback to reach the final of the Adelaide International, where she will face Dayana Yastremska in an enticing clash before she bids to win the Australian Open. The world number one was forced to come through a testing last-four encounter with American Danielle Collins but …

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Australian Open 2020: Kerber hopeful over hamstring injury

Angelique Kerber is hopeful over her fitness for the Australian Open as she deals with a hamstring injury. Kerber retired during her second-round match against Dayana Yastremska at the Adelaide International on Wednesday. The 2016 Australian Open champion, who will face a qualifier in the first round, said she was …

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