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Serena defeats Venus to reach Top Seed Open quarters

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |  Top seed Serena Williams beat her 40-year-old elder sister Venus Williams 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday in a round-of-16 match at the WTA Top Seed Open in Lexington, Kentucky. It was their 31st official meeting, in which Serena recovered from a set down to reach …

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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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Serena, Osaka book US Open final rematch in Toronto

Toronto, Canada | AFP |  Serena Williams and Japan’s Naomi Osaka booked a rematch of last year’s US Open final in the WTA Toronto quarter-finals after straight-set triumphs Thursday. Reigning US and Australian Open champion Osaka broke at love in the final game to defeat Polish teen Iga Swiatek 7-6 (7/4), …

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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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