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Pliskova Tops Venus in Possible Cincinnati Farewell

By Richard Pagliaro | Tuesday, August 16, 2022 Karolina Pliskova powered through 11 of the last 13 games defeating Venus Williams 7-5, 6-1 in what may have been the 41-year-old superstar’s Cincinnati farewell. Photo credit: Dylan Buell/Getty Queen City fans came out to honor tennis royalty. Karolina Pliskova crashed the party. Amuse: Medvedev’s Message for …

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Fireworks: Halep Holds Off Haddad Maia for Toronto Title

By Richard Pagliaro | Sunday, August 14, 2022 Declaring “the fire is back,” Simona Halep brought burning baseline intensity beating Beatriz Haddad Maia 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 to win her 24th career title in Toronto. Photo credit: Getty Channeling consistency and combustibility, Simona Halep is queen of Canada again. A day after declaring “the fire is …

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Hurkacz Dismisses Ruud in Montreal, Will Face Carreno Busta for Title

By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Saturday August 13, 2022 Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz moved within a victory of his second Masters 1000 title on Saturday in Montreal, rallying from a set down to defeat Casper Ruud, 5-7, 6-3, 6-2. The Polish No.1 has been cool under pressure in Canada this week – each of his …

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Survival Skill: Gauff Subdues Sabalenka, Will Play Halep in Toronto

By Richard Pagliaro | Thursday, August 11, 2022 Coco Gauff edged Aryna Sabalenka 7-5, 4-6, 7-6(4) in a tense three hour, 11-minute drama to squeeze into the Toronto quarterfinals where she will face former world No. 1 Simona Halep. Photo credit: Vaughn Ridley/Getty Facing a heavy hitter and miniscule margins, Coco Gauff suffered a seven …

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True Grit: Serena Williams Scores First Win of Year in Toronto

By Richard Pagliaro | Monday, August 8, 2022 Serena Williams subdued Nuria Parrizas Diaz 6-3, 6-4 to score her first singles win in a year-and-a-half at the National Bank Open in Toronto. Photo credit: Getty Karaoke queen Serena Williams was in no mood for a Toronto swan song today. Williams cleared her throat and tuned …

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