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Serena survives scare to set Andreescu title clash

Toronto, Canada | AFP | Serena Williams withstood the determined challenge of Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova Saturday, rallying for a 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory to reach the WTA Toronto final. Williams, seeded eighth in a tournament she has won three times, will take on home hope Bianca Andreescu in the championship …

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Murray has hip resurfacing surgery

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Andy Murray has undergone hip resurfacing surgery in London, the British tennis great told his Instagram followers on Tuesday. The two-time Wimbledon champion had been weighing up the pros and cons of the operation, which involves putting a metal plate into the joint, in one last bid to prolong …

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Top quotes from the Australian Open

Melbourne, Australia | AFP | “Even though I always believe I can play this way, visualize myself playing this way. At this level, as I said, under the circumstances, it was truly a perfect match.” — Novak Djokovic after his rout of Rafael Nadal to win a record seventh Australian Open. …

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Federer and Wozniacki stay on track as Anderson crashes

Melbourne, Australia | AFP | Roger Federer ground out a tough three-set win to make the Australian Open third round for an incredible 20th straight year Thursday and stay on track for a seventh title, with defending champion Caroline Wozniacki also safely through. But it was curtains for South African fifth seed Kevin Anderson, who …

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Gutsy Murray out of Australian Open after five-set epic

Melbourne, Australia | AFP | Gutsy Andy Murray fought to the end before losing an epic Australian Open farewell match 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (4/7) at the hands of Roberto Bautista Agut Monday. The Scot, who said he will retire this season because of chronic hip pain, seemed finished at two sets and a break …

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