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Maria Sharapova gets wild-card entry in Rogers Cup

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Maria Sharapova has been granted a wild-card spot in the upcoming 2017 Rogers Cup in Toronto, Tennis Canada announced Tuesday.

Eugenie Bouchard withdraws from Nuremberg Cup with injury

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Former champion Genie Bouchard has withdrawn from the Nuremberg Cup because of a right ankle injury in training last week.

Pospisil cruises to Busan Open Challenger title

Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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Canada's Vasek Pospisil downed Go Soeda of Japan 6-1, 6-2 on Sunday to capture the Busan Open Challenger.

Novak Djokovic announces Agassi will coach him at French Open

Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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Novak Djokovic has announced that Andre Agassi will coach him at the French Open, which starts next Sunday.

Svitolina surges to No. 1 in race with Italian Open title

Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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Elina Svitolina surged to No. 1 in the season-long rankings race by winning the Italian Open on Sunday with a 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 victory over Simona Halep.

Maria Sharapova to enter Wimbledon qualifying tournament

Friday, May 19th, 2017
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The 2004 champion at the All England Club, who returned last month from a 15-month doping ban, said in a post on her website that she will not request a wild card into the main draw at Wimbledon.

Milos Raonic upset by 16-seed at Italian Open

Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Milos Raonic was ousted from the Italian Open after falling to 16th-seeded German Alexander Zverev in the quarter-finals Friday morning in Rome in straight sets.

Sharapova receives wild card into pre-Wimbledon event

Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Maria Sharapova was granted a wild card to play in the pre-Wimbledon tournament in Birmingham, England on Thursday, two days after she was rejected by the French Open because of her recent doping ban.

Milos Raonic cruises into Italian Open quarter-finals

Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Milos Raonic had no trouble handing Tomas Berdych a straight-sets defeat in the Round of 16 at the Italian Open in Rome Thursday morning.

Milos Raonic moves on to Italian Open quarter-finals

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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Milos Raonic advanced to the round of 16 after defeating Tommy Haas in straight sets Wednesday morning at the Italian Open in Rome.