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Fabulous Fognini Stuns Nadal in Rio SF

Fabio Fognini achieved something which someone has not been able to do in 12 years, against Rafael Nadal. The Italian Showman, became the first man since 2003, to beat the Mighty Spaniard in a clay-court semi-final. 504 more words

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Rafa continues procession in Rio, as Pliskova downs Safarova in Dubai.

Rafael Nadal was made to work a bit harder than usual in his 2nd rd match, but still managed to make the QFs. The World No3 playing on his beloved clay, is hoping to get more match fit, after being beset by injuries in the past 8 months. 387 more words

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Safarova ends Venus' Streak in Dubai

Venus Williams 16 match winning streak in Dubai, came to an end on Wednesday, as Lucie Safarova stunned the defending champion in the 3rd rd. Venus had won the event 3 times in 2009, 2010 and last year, but could do nothing against a rapid-fire Safarova. 344 more words

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Nadal kicks off Rio defence with win

It was a welcome return for the King of Clay on his favourite surface, as Rafael Nadal began the defenced of his Rio Open Crown. The Mighty Majorcan had what looked like a tricky 1st rd against Brazil’s No1- Thomas Bellucci. 369 more words

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Simon stuns a hapless Murray

Andy Murray crashed out of the Rotterdam Open in disappointing style, falling badly to an inspired Gilles Simon. The wily Frenchman was in sublime form, breaking Murray on multiple occasions. 417 more words

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Murray sees off Pospisil to reach quarters, as Bouchard falls at the first hurdle

2009 Rotterdam winner Andy Murray, was made to dug deep in getting past Canada’s Vasek Pospisil. The British No1 had to fend off a set point in the 2nd, but managed to finish  off the talented Canadian in straight sets. 511 more words

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Murray off and running in Rotterdam, as Dimitrov crashes out

In his first tournament since losing the Australian Open Final, Andy Murray shook off the disappointment and got back to business in Rotterdam. The World No.4 cruised past veteran Frenchman Nicolas Mahut in straight sets, as he seeks a 2nd title in the Dutch port city. 324 more words

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