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02  mars     17h13
Defending champion Alex de Minaur into Mexican Open final as Jack Draper retires - video
Guardian Staff    Alex de Minaur, the defending champion, has advanced to the final of the Mexican Open after Jack Draper retired in the third set of their last four clash. The third seeded Australian won the first set , dropped the second and was leading in the third when Draper, who was visibly...
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Defending champion Alex de Minaur into Mexican Open final as Jack Draper retires
Agencies    Australian led semi final , , when Draper forced from courtWorld No to face Casper Ruud or Holger Rune in final in AcapulcoDefending champion Alex de Minaur has advanced to the final of the Mexican Open after Jack Draper retired in the third set of their last four clash.The third seeded...
01  mars     22h04
Katie Boulter hits new career high with win over Donna Vekic in San Diego
PA Media    Briton reaches first WTA semi final with , winBoulter on verge of world’s top after latest victoryKatie Boulter is through to a first WTA semi final after beating Croatia’s Donna Vekic in straight sets at the San Diego Open. The British No followed her win over the second...
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Rublev defaulted at Dubai Open after being accused of swearing at line judge
PA Media    Russian thrown out of semi final against Alexander Bublik World No claims he was speaking English not RussianThe world No Andrey Rublev was sensationally defaulted after being accused of swearing at a line judge in the deciding set of his semi final at the Dubai Open.The combustible Russian...
29  février     13h53
Do good through tennis’: Tsitsipas pledges donation to hurricane-hit Acapulco - video
Sean Ingle    Stefanos Tsitsipas spoke of his hopes to raise a substantial sum of money to help with the relief and reconstruction programme in Acapulco following the devastation caused by Hurricane Otis last October. Tsitsipas is currently playing in the Mexican Open in the city and has pledged to donate , ...
28  février     18h08
A major moment for tennis’: ATP agrees partnership with Saudi Arabia’s PIF
PA Media    Men’s tour strikes deal with Gulf state’s investment fundAction follows investment in football, golf, F and boxingSaudi Arabia’s influence has stretched deeper into men’s tennis after the ATP Tour agreed a multiyear stra tegic partnership with the kingdom’s Public Investment Fund.As a result of...
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Andy Murray loses to Ugo Humbert in Dubai second round - video highlights
Guardian Staff    Andy Murray’s search for back to back wins goes on after he was comfortably beaten by Ugo Humbert in the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. Murray produced his best win for several months in the first round by seeing off Denis Shapovalov but fell to a , loss against...
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Andy Murray’s search for back-to-back wins goes on after loss to Ugo Humbert
Paul MacInnes    Murray loses , to Frenchman in second round in Dubai year old suggests he would like to compete at the OlympicsAndy Murray’s search for back to back wins goes on after he was comfortably beaten by Ugo Humbert in the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.Murray produced...
27  février     10h11
Andy Murray beats Denis Shapovalov in Dubai - video highlights
Australian Associated Press    Andy Murray recorded his second victory of in Dubai, coming from a set down to beat Canada’s Denis Shapovalov , , in the Dubai Championships. It meant he had also recorded hard court wins, only the fifth player to do so in the Open era. Andy Murray hints he is close to last...
26  février     17h55
Andy Murray hints he is close to last few months’ of career after victory in Dubai
Tumaini Carayol    Murray fights back to beat Denis Shapovalov , , Briton admits he doesn’t have too long left’ on ATP TourAndy Murray has hinted his retirement from tennis is imminent as he discussed his ambitions for the last few months of his career.Murray recorded his second victory of in...
25  février     13h56
Miracle’: Jordan Thompson beats Ruud to win first ATP Tour title - video highlights
Reuters    Australian Jordan Thompson completed his fairytale run at the Los Cabos Open with a , shock win over Casper Rudd to win his first ATP Tour title. Thompson entered the event ranked a career high No in the world, and is set to rise as high as No after winning the decider. The year...
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Jordan Thompson breaks through for first ATP Tour title with win over Casper Ruud
Agencies    Australian upset the Norwegian , at Los Cabos OpenThe year old set to hit career best ranking as high as No Jordan Thompson has finally clinched his first ATP Tour title with the Australian upsetting Norwegian Casper Ruud to lift the trophy in Los Cabos, Mexico.After years on...
24  février     18h17
Jasmine Paolini pulls off dramatic comeback to clinch Dubai title
Tumaini Carayol    Italian comes from behind to deny Anna Kalinskaya in finalKaren Khachanov beats Jakub Mensik to win Qatar OpenJasmine Paolini fought hard until the death in the biggest match of her career and despite trailing Anna Kalinskaya for so much of their time on court, she turned the contest around to...
23  février     19h52
Iga Swiatek knocked out by qualifier Anna Kalinskaya in Dubai semi-final
Tumaini Carayol    Russian follows up win over Coco Gauff with another shock year old will face Italy’s Jasmine Paolini in Saturday’s finalUnseeded Russian qualifier Anna Kalinskaya recorded a , win over top seeded Iga Swiatek on Friday to advance to the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships...
22  février     21h22
Swiatek races into Dubai semi-finals while double faults cost Gauff
Jack Snape    Cirstea comes back from , down to beat VondrousovaNorrie sweeps through to Rio Open last eight with , winTop seeded Iga Swiatek breezed to a , win over Zheng Qinwen to reach the semi finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in the United Arab Emirates.Swiatek saved...
21  février     17h39
Andy Murray succumbs in three-hour Qatar Open loss to Jakub Mensik
PA Media    Czech teenager wins , , Murray calls himself weak during matchAndy Murray’s considerable efforts to rebuild his faltering form took a crushing blow on Wednesday . Despite fighting hard for more than three hours, his nerves betrayed him in the decisive moments against the...
20  février     18h56
Andy Murray ends losing run with victory against Müller at Qatar Open
   Scot halts six match losing run with first win since October The last few months have been really tough on court for me’Andy Murray took his first step out of the worst slump of his career as he outplayed France’s Alexandre Müller for much of their battle before holding his nerve at the close to...
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Matt Ebden rises to summit of world tennis with No 1 doubles ranking
   Australian says rise to pinnacle is a little bit surreal’Swaps places with Bopanna after pair’s Australian Open winAustralian tennis player Matt Ebden says he has achieved a lifelong dream after securing the No doubles rankings for the first time, taking the place of his year old partner...
18  février     22h14
Jannik Sinner sees off Alex de Minaur in Rotterdam final to claim another title
   Australian Open champion victorious at ABN AMRO OpenHome favourite Facundo Dà az Acosta wins Argentina OpenJannik Sinner sealed his second successive tournament victory with a , win over Alex de Minaur in the ABN AMRO Open final in Rotterdam.Sinner, in action this week for the first time...
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Jannik Sinner beats Alex de Minaur in Rotterdam Open final - video highlights
   Jannik Sinner followed his grand slam breakthrough at January’s Australian Open by claiming the Rotterdam Open title with a , win over Alex de Minaur. The top seed, Sinner, who lost to Daniil Medvedev in last year’s Rotterdam final, missed set points against his Australian opponent before...