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news from Saturday, January 25, 2020

- Two-time major winner Garbine Muguruza has beaten fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina 6-1, 6-2 to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.Muguruza, who won the French Open in 2016 and Wimbledon the following year, took the first set in 23 minutes and conceded just 12 points in seven games.The third-round has been tough for highly seeded players in the women's draw, with No. 2 Karolina Pliskova, No....

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news from Friday, January 24, 2020

- Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka crashed out of the Australian Open just months after comprehensively beating the same opponents at the US Open. In the space of a few hours at Melbourne Park, the Australian Open women’s singles was turned on its head. Compared to the consistent dominance of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger […] Australian Open wide open after Serena Williams, Naomi...

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- Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova has ended a six-match losing streak against second-seeded Katarina Pliskova with a 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3) win. The Rod Laver Arena match took 2 hours, 25 minutes to complete - the second game lasted 17 minutes and 53 seconds before Pliskova finally held serve after saving six break points and playing through 12 deuces.The 30th-seeded Pavlyuchenkova, who had taken only one set in...

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- MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Coco Gauff plays nothing like what her age - still just 15 - or her ranking - 67th and rapidly rising - would suggest. Everyone keeps finding out that no matter an opponent's experience or accolades, no matter the stakes or the stage, Gauff plays with determination and delivers the goods. Gauff became the youngest player in the professional era to eliminate the reigning...

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news from Thursday, January 23, 2020