Australian Open 2019: Top Seed Simona Halep Cools Expectations After Early Scare
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Australian Open 2019: Top Seed Simona Halep Cools Expectations After Early Scare

Simona Halep had to dig deep for a come-from-behind win against Kaia Kanepi in the first round of the Australian Open.

US Open: Top-Ranked Simona Halep Crashes Out Of First Round

US Open: Top-Ranked Simona Halep Crashes Out Of First Round

It was a second straight first-round exit at Flushing Meadows for Romania's Simona Halep, who dropped her opening match to Maria Sharapova last year.

Defending champion Heather Watson bows out of Japan Open
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Defending champion Heather Watson bows out of Japan Open

Monica Puig, seeded eighth in the event and ranked 48th in the world, outlasted 92nd-placed Watson 6-4, 6-4 in 94 minutes.

Sabine Lisicki avoids letdown to gain Wimbledon semifinal
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Sabine Lisicki avoids letdown to gain Wimbledon semifinal

Others who have pulled off big upsets at this tournament were not able to follow up those victories. Steve Darcis, who defeated Rafael Nadal in the first round, withdrew from his second-round match because of a shoulder injury he sustained against Nadal. Sergiy Stakhovsky, who beat Roger Federer in the second round, lost in the next round, sayi...

Sabine Lisicki backs up win over Serena with another at Wimbledon
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Sabine Lisicki backs up win over Serena with another at Wimbledon

Showing no drop-off after her dramatic victory over Williams, the 23rd-seeded German returned on Tuesday and made quick work of a much less intimidating opponent, 46th-ranked Kaia Kanepi

Wimbledon 2013: Agnieszka Radwanska downs Li Na in epic, faces Sabine Lisicki in semis
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Wimbledon 2013: Agnieszka Radwanska downs Li Na in epic, faces Sabine Lisicki in semis

Fourth-seeded Radwanska, the highest seed left following the exit of defending champion Williams, Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova, beat Li, the sixth seed, 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 6-2.

Wimbledon 2013: British hopes shattered as Laura Robson bows out in tears
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Wimbledon 2013: British hopes shattered as Laura Robson bows out in tears

Britain's dreams of a first woman in the Wimbledon quarter-finals for 29 years were shattered on Monday when Laura Robson bowed out in tears after falling to Estonia's Kaia Kanepi.

Angelique Kerber suffers Internet abuse after Wimbledon woe
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Angelique Kerber suffers Internet abuse after Wimbledon woe

Angelique Kerber's Facebook page received a string of abusive messages including a death threat as well as one wanting her to break her arms while another demanded the tie be investigated for match-fixing.

Sania Mirza, Liezel Huber in quarter-finals of Eastbourne WTA event
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Sania Mirza, Liezel Huber in quarter-finals of Eastbourne WTA event

Sania and Huber will now fight it out with Romania's Monica Niculescu and Czech Republic's Klara Zakopalova for a place in the semifinals.

Heather Watson
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Heather Watson's French Open exit crowns miserable British showing

Laura Robson was sent packing Monday by former world number one Caroline Wozniacki and Elena Baltacha won just three games Tuesday in losing to New Zealand's Marina Erakovic.

Sharapova aiming for rare double at Sony Open
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Sharapova aiming for rare double at Sony Open

World No.2 Maria Sharapova is aiming to become just the third player, after Steffi Graf and Kim Clijsters to win back-to-back Indian Wells and Sony Open titles.

Agnieszka Radwanska continues her winning march
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Agnieszka Radwanska continues her winning march

Poland's Radwanska is on an unmatched win run this year after claiming tournaments in Auckland and Sydney, and next faces one of two former world number ones, Ana Ivanovic or Jelana Jankovic.

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'Bonkers' Britain looks for Andy Murray, Heather Watson bounce

Having waited 76 years for a men's Grand Slam champion and 24 years to celebrate a women's tour winner, Britain, once the cash-heavy, running joke of world tennis, is suddenly a serious player.

Maria Sharapova overcomes Heather Watson challenge
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Maria Sharapova overcomes Heather Watson challenge

Maria Sharapova came back from one set down to beat Heather Watson 6-7 (9/7), 6-3, 6-4 in the second round of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on Tuesday.

Caroline Wozniacki wins KDB Korea Open
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Caroline Wozniacki wins KDB Korea Open

Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki beat injury-plagued Kaia Kanepi 6-1, 6-0 Sunday to win the KDB Korea Open.

Kuznetsova, Kanepi and Pannetta pull out of US Open
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Kuznetsova, Kanepi and Pannetta pull out of US Open

Two-time major champion Svetlana Kuznetsova and top-20 players Kaia Kanepi and Flavia Pennetta have pulled out of the U.S. Open.

Estonia star Kanepi pulls out of Olympics
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Estonia star Kanepi pulls out of Olympics

Estonian tennis star Kaia Kanepi has been forced to pull out of the Baltic nation's Olympic team due to a heel injury that also sidelined her from Wimbledon.

Wimbledon 2012: Agnieszka Radwanksa in last 16
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Wimbledon 2012: Agnieszka Radwanksa in last 16

Polish third seed Agnieszka Radwanska reached the Wimbledon last 16 on Friday with a 6-0, 6-2 win over Britain's Heather Watson.

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