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Daniil Medvedev tests positive for COVID-19, out of Monte Carlo Masters

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
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World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev of Russia has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been withdrawn from this week's Monte Carlo Masters, the ATP said on Tuesday.

Rain suspends Monte Carlo Masters play, Canada’s Auger-Aliassime resumes Tuesday

Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Monteal native Felix Auger-Aliassime led Chilean opponent Cristian Garin 4-2 in the opening set before play was cancelled for the day due to inclement weather.

French Open postponed to May 30 amid COVID-19 crisis

Thursday, April 8th, 2021
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This year's French Open has been postponed by a week due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will begin on May 30, the French Tennis Federation (FFT) said on Thursday.

Bianca Andreescu brings ‘fighting spirit’ into Miami Open final against Barty

Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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Mississauga, Ont., native Bianca Andreescu is producing a run that has similarities to her journey to the title at the Rogers Cup in Toronto in 2019.

Hurkacz upsets Tsitsipas to earn 1st top-level semifinal berth in Miami

Thursday, April 1st, 2021
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Hubert Hurkacz of Poland earned his first semifinal berth in a top-level ATP event by rallying past No. 2-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 Thursday at the Miami Open.

Canada’s Raonic advances at Miami Open with win over Humbert

Monday, March 29th, 2021
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Canadian Milos Raonic pulled out a straight sets victory (6-4, 7-5) over No. 20 seed Ugo Humbert of France on Monday at the Miami Open. The victory allows Raonic to move onto the round of 16.

Andreescu guts out tough 3-set win over Anisimova to advance at Miami Open

Sunday, March 28th, 2021
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Canada's Bianca Andreescu is moving on at the Miami Open after gritting out a 7-6 (4), 6-7 (2), 6-4 third-round win over American Amanda Anisimova on Sunday.

Denis Shapovalov loses heartbreaker in semis at Dubai championship

Friday, March 19th, 2021
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Canada's Denis Shapovalov is out of the Dubai Championships after a semifinal loss to South Africa's Lloyd Harris Friday. Shapovalov lost the first and third set by tiebreaker, only taking the second set 6-4.

Eugenie Bouchard rolls into quarter-finals of Mexico tournament

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021
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Eugenie Bouchard has reached the quarter-finals at the Abierto De Guadalajara tennis tournament in Mexico, while fellow Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez was ousted in the round of 16.

Bianca Andreescu fell just as quickly as she rose — can she rise again?

Friday, March 5th, 2021
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Even in 2019, amid her remarkable rise, Bianca Andreescu’s availability was a constant question. Now, following her six-match return in Australia and another layoff, should there be cause for concern?