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Maria Sharapova gets wild-card entry in Rogers Cup

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

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

Former champion Genie Bouchard has withdrawn from the Nuremberg Cup because of a right ankle injury in training last week.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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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