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3 young tennis stars who disappointed in the 1st week of Wimbledon 2022

3 young tennis stars who disappointed in the 1st week of Wimbledon 2022

The first week of Wimbledon 2022 has not panned out as tennis experts would have predicted before the start of the tournament. One of the major disappointments in the first week was that last year’s finalist Matteo Berretteni and 2017 finalist Marin Cilic pulled out due to Covid-19 at the last moment. Co-incidentally, both were …

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Looking ahead to Wimbledon – A way-too-early tournament preview

Looking ahead to Wimbledon – A way-too-early tournament preview

And so, to Wimbledon. The nature of the tennis calendar means the players will hardly have time to get the clay stains out of their socks before they switch surfaces and mindsets for the grass-court season, which culminates, as ever, at Wimbledon. This year’s championships will be rather different, of course, with no ranking points, …

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Marin Cilic continues impressive run at French Open, upsets No.  2 Daniil Medvedev in night match

Marin Cilic continues impressive run at French Open, upsets No. 2 Daniil Medvedev in night match

PARIS — Marin Cilic, the 2014 US Open champion, continued an impressive run Monday at the French Open, defeating Daniil Medvedev 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 in the last match of the day. Medvedev is the 2021 US Open champion and the No. 2 seed here, but he struggled Monday, and Cilic took advantage. “I enjoyed the …

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