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Tennis: Federer books potential semifinal clash against Nadal in Indian Wells

Tennis: Federer books potential semifinal clash against Nadal in Indian Wells

The 37-year-old has won 38 of his 39 service games at the first Masters 1000 tournament of the year.
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Osaka reaches Melbourne semis for first time

Osaka reaches Melbourne semis for first time

Reuters/NAN US Open champion Naomi Osaka powered to a 6-4 6-1 win over Elina Svitolina on Wednesday to book a spot in the Australian Open semi-finals for the first time. The 21-year-old, who will play Karolina Pliskova for a place in the final, committed a string of unforced errors but still proved too strong for […]
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Plucky Pliskova stuns Serena with epic Australian Open fightback

Plucky Pliskova stuns Serena with epic Australian Open fightback

Seventh seed Karolina Pliskova produced a fightback for the ages to claim a 6-4 4-6 7-5 quarter-final win over Serena Williams at the Australian Open on Wednesday. This was after Williams squandered four match points and blew a 5-1 lead in the deciding set. The American great, chasing a milestone 24th Grand Slam triumph, also […]
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Serena Williams makes no excuses for her shock Australian Open collapse

Serena Williams makes no excuses for her shock Australian Open collapse

Serena Williams refused to blame a jarred ankle after suffering a remarkable Australian Open collapse in the quarter-finals against Karolina Pliskova. From a set and a break down, the title favourite turned things around to lead 5-1 in the deciding set and had four match points but lost six games in a row to fall […]
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Rainoil tennis: Atseye stops Babalola

Defending champion Henry Atseye Thursday moved to the semifinals of the 2nd Rainoil Tennis Championship in Lagos after a 6-7 (1), 7-6 (6), 6-3 win over Abdulmumin Babalola.
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Atseye, Madueke zoom into Rainoil Tennis q/finals

Defending men’s doubles champions, Henry Atseye and Nonso Madueke, progressed to the quarterfinals of the 2nd Rainoil Tennis Championship holding at Ikoyi Club following a 6-3, 3-6, 10-7 win over Uche Oparaoji and Chima Michael.
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