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Tennis: Garbine Muguruza eases into French Open third round

PARIS (REUTERS) – Former champion Garbine Muguruza breezed into the French Open third round with a routine 6-3 6-2 victory over Czech Kristyna Pliskova on Thursday (Oct 1). It was a welcome stroll on court Suzanne Lenglen for 2016 winner Muguruza, who had fought for three hours in her opening match and needed just over […]

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Dan Evans involved in furious row after being accused of cheating

British star Dan Evans involved in furious confrontation in French Open doubles match after being accused of cheating during first round victory Evans and Hurkacz were taking on Middelkoop and Demoline in doubles match Trouble flared in the deciding set of the first round tie on Wednesday night Demoliner and Middelkoop claimed the ball had […]

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Eugenie Bouchard is finally back where she belongs

Former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard said she was “so grateful to have a job” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic which has plunged the global economy into a recession. The 26-year-old Canadian has endured years of disappointment after failing to rescale the heights that saw her finish runner-up to Petra Kvitova at the All […]

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Polmans last Aussie man standing

Marc Polmans won his first tour match on clay at the perfect time to become the only Aussie male to progress to the second round of the French Open. The 23-year-old from Melbourne recorded the biggest win of his career, defeating No.38-ranked Frenchman Ugo Humbert 6-2 6-2 3-6 6-3 in first-round action in Paris. It […]