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WTA news from Wednesday, January 27, 2021

- LONDON (AP) — Two Russian tennis players were banned from the sport for life on Wednesday for match-fixing, including incidents when they played together as doubles partners.The International Tennis Integrity Agency said Alija Merdeeva was found guilty of two counts of match-fixing. Sofia Dmitrieva was found guilty on six counts of match-fixing and was also charged with failing to cooperate with...

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WTA news from Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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- Almost five months after revealing her cancer diagnosis, Carla Suarez Navarro finished her final chemotherapy session and is now waiting for the evaluation, to learn whether the illness has disappeared or there are still some residues that need to be treated. The 32-year-old Carla planned to retire in 2020, but life had other plans. Not […]...

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WTA news from Monday, January 25, 2021

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- In time for the Australian Open, Lacoste launches a new tennis dress as part of their Spring 2021 collection. Traditional style with modern updates has always been Lacoste’s approach. Their first tennis dress in 2021 is a classic V-neck silhouette with subtle textural details such as mesh inserts at neckline, upper back and bottom skirt. […]...

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WTA news from Sunday, January 24, 2021

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- The WTA is adapting to the circumstances of the pandemic and their latest on-the-go decision is an addition of one more tournament ahead of the Australian Open, aimed exclusively at players in hard quarantine. As you know, all players have been forced to quarantine upon their arrival in Australia, but 72 players are in strict […]...

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- MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Women’s Tennis Association has announced a new tournament in Melbourne for players undergoing a 14-day quarantine without an opportunity to practice ahead of the Australian Open beginning Feb. 8. The new tournament will be staged from Feb. 3-7 and will cater for players who have not been able to train. A total of 72 players remain in hard lockdown after three ch...

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