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Tennis: Pliskova and Kvitova give Czechs commanding lead over Germany

(Reuters) - Karolina Pliskova and Petra Kvitova won their opening singles matches to give Czech Republic a commanding 2-0 lead in their Fed Cup semi-final against Germany in Stuttgart on Saturday.<p>Kvitova powered past German number one Julia Goerges 6-3 6-2 before Pliskova produced a sublime display …

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Open Lens | by The Players' Tribune

For two weeks the best players in tennis descended upon Flushing Meadows, N.Y., for the 2016 U.S. Open. <i>The Players’ Tribune</i> captured all the sights …

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Miami Open 2018 win propels Sloane Stephens into her maiden top 10 place in WTA rankings - Firstpost

<b>Paris:</b> Rafael Nadal reclaimed top spot in the men's ATP rankings on American Sloane Stephens' victory in Miami saw the 25-year-old break into the top …

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Miami Open: Sloane Stephens thumps Angelique Kerber to set up semis showdown with Victoria Azarenka - Firstpost

American Sloane Stephens needed just over an hour to cruise past Germany's former World No 1 Angelique Kerber 6-1 6-2 and reach the Miami Open …

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Angelique Kerber ousted during 2018 Miami Open quarterfinals

Angelique Kerber finally sees her exit at the 2018 Miami Open. The former world No. 1 is ousted by American Sloane Stephens.<p>Former world No. 1 …

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Sloane Stephens crushes Kerber to reach Miami semis

Sloane Stephens continues her mastery of Angelique Kerber, routing the German in 61 minutes to march into the Miami Open semifinals, where she’ll …

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Miami 2018: Horario del martes y pelotas de partido

<b>Los partidos empiezan hoy a las 11am</b><p><b>STADIUM</b><p>Después de 1 partido ATP<p>Sloane STEPHENS (USA) [13] v Angelique KERBER (GER) [10]<p>Después de dos partidos ATP<p>…

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As it happened: How Sloane Stephens dominated Angelique Kerber in Miami

Re-live the action as Sloane Stephens confirmed her Top 10 debut with a dominant win over Angelique Kerber in the Miami Open quarterfinals.

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Stephens, Azarenka advance to face off in Miami semis

(Reuters) - American Sloane Stephens needed just over an hour to cruise past Germany's former world number one Angelique Kerber 6-1 6-2 and reach the Miami Open semi-finals for her first time on Tuesday.<p>The U.S. Open champion fired her 22nd winner on match point to dispatch the 10th-seeded Kerber …

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Kerber dodges Wang upset to reach Miami quarterfinals

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Stephens wins battle of major champions against Muguruza

Sloane Stephens notches her biggest win since the US Open by defeating Garbine Muguruza to reach the Miami quarterfinals, where she is joined by …

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Stephens beats Muguruza to reach Miami Open quarterfinals

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) -- Sloane Stephens' loudest fan kept shouting advice and encouragement from the upper deck Monday, perhaps providing the …

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Miami 2018: Horario y Pelotas de Partido

<b>HORARIO DE PARTIDOS</b><p><i>Los partidos empiezan a las 11am</i><p><b>STADIUM</b><p>Después de 1 partido ATP<p>No antes de la 1pm<br>Simona Halep (ROU) [1] v Agnieszka Radwanska …

Elise Mertens

Halep survives scare at Miami Open; Pliskova, Kerber advance

Miami, March 23 (IANS) Romanian world No. 1 and top seed Simona Halep had to battle for just over two hours but finally pulled out a hard-fought 3-6, …

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Top-ranked Halep rallies to advance in Miami Open

Simona Halep, the world’s top-ranked player, rallied from a set down to beat 98th-ranked Oceane Dodin of France in the second round of the Miami Open …

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Can Naomi Osaka land the Sunshine Double?

Naomi Osaka celebrates with coach Sascha Baijin after winning the BNP Paribas Open<p>Daria Kasatkina defeated four Slam champions - Sloane Stephens, …

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What Naomi Osaka and Daria Kasatkina's impressive giant-killing runs at Indian Wells mean for the future of WTA - Firstpost

The 2018 tennis season’s first ATP Masters 1000 and WTA Premier Mandatory concluded recently in the scenic Californian desert of Indian Wells. Touted …

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Earliest-ever exit: Serena Williams is ousted in the first round of the Miami Open

Serena Williams was gone from the Miami Open after just one hour on court Wednesday, ousted 6-3, 6-2 in the first round by one of her biggest fans, …

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Gore to join Dolphins; Raiders resign Manuel

Former 49ers running back Frank Gore is joining his hometown team.<p>The NFL’s active rushing leader reportedly has agreed to terms with the Miami Dolphins. Gore, who turns 35 next month, grew up in South Florida and played for the Miami Hurricanes. He rushed for 961 yards for Indianapolis last year, …

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Serena Williams isn't the only woman 'unseeded' after maternity leave

Former US player and director of the Miami Open (where Williams – now ranked at number 491, after her Indian Wells performance – will play world …

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Baseline: Youth movement leads charge into Miami Open

????<p>A post shared by Naomi Osaka 大坂なおみ (@naomiosakatennis) on Mar 18, 2018 at 8:55pm PDT<p>Amidst the usual legends of the sport still seeking to …

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Knock knock jokes, Pokemon and 'the worst acceptance speech of all time' - introducing the future of women's tennis Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka had just won her first WTA title on Sunday, and was understandably finding it hard to put the achievement into words. She giggled, fidgeted and rambled, before admitting "this is probably going to be the worst acceptance speech of all time".<p>The Indian Wells crowd laughed, and fell in …

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Naomi Osaka

Twenty-year-old Naomi Osaka captured her first career WTA title Sunday at one of the tour’s biggest tournaments, the BNP Paribas Open in Indian …

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Indian Wells: Resurgent del Potro hands Federer 1st loss of season to claim title

Juan Martin del Potro rallied from three match points down in the third set and beat top-ranked Roger Federer 6-4, 6-7 (8), 7-6 (2) to win the BNP …

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Indian Wells: Naomi Osaka crushes World No 1 Simona Halep to set up final against Daria Kasatkina - Firstpost

<b>Indian Wells:</b> World No 1 Simona Halep crashed out of the WTA Indian Wells tournament on Friday as she suffered a shocking 6-3, 6-0 upset loss to …

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One for the ages: Up-and-comer Daria Kasatkina beats Venus Williams to reach BNP Paribas final

The semifinal between 37-year-old Venus Williams and 20-year-old Daria Kasatkina on Friday night at the BNP Paribas Open was a glorious confluence of eras, matching a seven-time Grand Slam champion whose best days are past but still is capable of great tennis against a youngster whose gifts make it …

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Osaka crushes Halep to reach Indian Wells final

Naomi Osaka collected another notable scalp on Friday night with her straight sets demolition of top seed Simona Halep in Indian Wells.<p>The world …

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Kasatkina beats Venus to reach Indian Wells final

Indian Wells (California), March 17 (IANS) Russia's Daria Kasatkina won a dramatic semi-final against American Venus Williams after coming back from …

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Osaka stuns Halep as rising stars reach Indian Wells final

REUTERS: Japan's Naomi Osaka made short work of a subdued world number one Simona Halep on Friday, the unseeded 20-year-old racing to a 6-3 6-0 …

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