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June 18th, 2017

Muller Out-Aces Karlovic for 2nd 2017 Title in Netherlands

“I think we should make a suggestion to the ATP that we just start with the tiebreak next time,” Muller said afterwards.

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June 18th, 2017

Konta Not Klutch, Can’t End Brit Grass Drought as Vekic Wins Nottingham

It was the first WTA title in three years for the unseeded Croat Konta, who four years ago won her first title in Kuala Lumpur as a 16 year old.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 2:20 pm in Tennis | 4 Comments »

June 18th, 2017

Pouille Wins 1st on Grass, Denies F-Lo in Stuttgart Final

“Of course if you win the first tournament of the grass season you’re very confident, but I know that every week is different and every player is tough to beat,” said the 23-year-old Pouille, who also won the claycourt Hungarian Open title in April.

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June 18th, 2017

Estonia’s Kontaveit Wins 1st Career WTA Title at ‘s-Hertogenbosch

The Estonian won three three-setters en route to the final, including upsets over No. 8 seed Kristyna Pliskova and No. 7 seed Lesia Tsurenko.

Posted by Staff @ 2:15 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

June 18th, 2017

Kerber, Azarenka, Kvitova This Week at Birmingham, Mallorca; WTA Previews

Victoria Azarenka returns to the tour after giving birth to her son, Leo, and Sabine Lisicki also makes her 2017 debut after a shoulder injury suffered last November…

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