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Felix Auger-Aliassime falls shy of his 1st ATP Tour title

Sunday, June 16th, 2019
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Montreal teen Felix Auger-Aliassime is still looking for his first ATP Tour title after a 6-4, 7-6 (11) loss to Italy's Matteo Berrettini in the final of the Mercedes Cup on Sunday.

Auger-Aliassime makes final after fellow Canadian Raonic withdraws with injury

Saturday, June 15th, 2019
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Teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime will play Italy's Matteo Berrettini in the final of the Stuttgart Open on Sunday at 9 a.m. ET after Milos Raonic withdrew ahead of their all-Canadian semifinal due to back problems.

Auger-Aliassime, Raonic set to square off in semis

Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Felix Auger-Aliassime will face Milos Raonic in an all-Canadian semifinal at the Stuttgart Open. Auger-Aliassime, the No. 7 seed from Montreal, and Raonic, the No. 6 seed from Thornhill, Ont., both won quarter-final matchups at the ATP Tour 250 grass-court event on Friday to set up their second career meeting on Saturday.

Milos Raonic advances to Stuttgart quarter-finals with tiebreak win

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Canada's Milos Raonic is off to the quarter-finals of the Stuttgart Open. The No. 6 seed from Thornhill, Ont., edged Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (1) in second-round action of the ATP Tour 250 grass-court event on Wednesday.

Canada’s Fernandez sets sights on pro career following French Open junior girls’ title

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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Canada's Leylah Annie Fernandez achieved her primary goal for this season by winning the French Open junior girls' singles title, but now an even more daunting task awaits her — making the transition to the pro tour.

Milos Raonic, Felix Auger-Aliassime victorious in injury return

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., and Felix Auger-Aliassime of Montreal advanced to the second round at the Stuttgart Open on Tuesday while Canadian teammate Denis Shapovalov was eliminated at the opening tourney of the grass-court season in Germany.

Rafael Nadal defeats Dominic Thiem for record-extending 12th French Open title

Sunday, June 9th, 2019
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Spain's Rafael Nadal beat Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 to claim a record-extending 12th French Open men's singles title on Sunday.

Thiem outlasts Djovokic through rain delays to set up title rematch vs. Nadal

Saturday, June 8th, 2019
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Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended with a dramatic 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 loss Saturday to Dominic Thiem in a rain-interrupted French Open semifinal that spanned more than four hours over two days.

Canada’s Leylah Annie Fernandez rolls to French Open girls’ singles title

Saturday, June 8th, 2019
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Leylah Annie Fernandez of Canada has won the girls' singles title at the French Open. The top-seeded Fernandez beat eighth-seeded Emma Navarro of the U.S. 6-3, 6-2.

Nadal continues clay dominance over Federer to sweep into 12th final

Friday, June 7th, 2019
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Rafael Nadal made quick work of Roger Federer in their first French Open meeting since 2011, beating his rival 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 Friday in strong wind to reach his 12th final at Roland Garros.