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Naomi Osaka loses to Karolina Muchova in 3 sets at Madrid Open

Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

Second-ranked Naomi Osaka is out of the Madrid Open as Karolina Muchova won 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 in the second round on Sunday.

Nadal outlasts Tsitsipas in 3-hour 38-minute marathon to win 12th Barcelona Open

Sunday, April 25th, 2021

Rafael Nadal saved a match point on his way to beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-7 (6), 7-5 on Sunday in the Barcelona Open final, winning the title for a record 12th time.

Nadal to meet surging Tsitsipas in Barcelona after breezing to Sunday final

Saturday, April 24th, 2021

Rafael Nadal will face a red-hot Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Barcelona Open final after the 11-time champion eased past fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday.

Tsitsipas breezes to his 1st appearance in Monte Carlo Masters final

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

Fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas swatted aside unseeded Dan Evans 6-2, 6-1 on Saturday to reach the Monte Carlo Masters final for the first time and stay on course for a first title this year.

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

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
Daniil Medvedev

World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev of Russia has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been withdrawn from this week's Monte Carlo Masters, the ATP said on Tuesday.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

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
France Tennis French Open

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

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

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

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.