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WTA news from Friday, August 7, 2020

- LONDON (AP) The original director of the board which represents all four grand slam tennis tournaments is retiring at the end of the year. Bill Babcock has been the London-based director since the Grand Slam Board was formed in 1989, comprising of the chairs and chief executives of the Australian, French and U.S. Opens and Wimbledon, along with the president of the International Tennis Federatio...

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WTA news from Thursday, August 6, 2020

- PALERMO, Sicily (AP) Top-seeded Petra Martić rallied past Russian qualifier Liudmila Samsonova 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 to reach the Palermo Ladies Open quarterfinals Thursday in the first tournament following a five-month break due to the coronavirus. “The struggle was real out there today,” Martić said after the 2 ½-hour match.“She’s not the type of player I like to play. She plays really fast...

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WTA news from Wednesday, August 5, 2020

- In Wednesday’s second-round action at the Palermo Ladies Open, Sara Errani recorded a tour-leading 180th career win on clay, while her fellow Italian Elisabetta Cocciaretto made the first WTA quarterfinals of her young career. In a two-hour match interrupted by brief torrential rain, wildcard Sara Errani thrilled Italian fans by battling past Kristyna Pliskova 3-6 […]...

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