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Samantha Stosur and Ash Barty's doubles teams will carry all of Australia's Olympic tennis medal hopes after James Duckworth was the last to be eliminated from singles.Heavy rain meant Duckworth was made to wait to begin his second-round match against Russian heavyweight Karen Khachanov.
Naomi Osaka has admitted she struggled to handle the pressure of carrying a nation's hopes in her home Olympics after losing in the third round of the women's singles to Czech Marketa Vondrousova in Tokyo.But Kei Nishikori has kept Japan's tennis medal hopes alive with a tough 7-6 (7-5) 3-6 6-1 second round win over Marcos Giron of the United States in the men's singles.
Jordan Thompson has advanced to the second round of the ATP Tour's Atlanta Open but his fellow Australian Alexei Popyrin exited in the opening round.Thompson toughed it out against eighth-seeded Lloyd Harris to prevail 7-6 (7-2) 1-6 6-2.
Naomi Osaka didn't flinch as she edged closer to a medal at her home Olympics while Ash Barty and Samantha Stosur stayed alive in a mixed day for Australia's tennis hopes.Barty was dumped out of the singles in a shock Sunday first-round upset but rebounded with partner Storm Sanders to progress to the quarter-finals with a 6-4 6-4 defeat of China's Xu Yifan and Yang Zhaoxuan.
Carlos Alcaraz has lifted his maiden ATP title at just 18 years of age as he defeated French veteran Richard Gasquet in straight sets at the Croatia Open to become the youngest winner of any men's tour event for 13 years.The gifted Spaniard, who had dispensed with top seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the semi-finals, needed just another 77 minutes on Sunday to see off the former world No.
Top seed Danielle Collins has won her first WTA title, beating qualifier Elena-Gabriela Ruse 6-4 6-2 in the Palermo Ladies Open final.The 44th-ranked Collins was playing in her first career final on Sunday while her opponent was aiming for her second title in two weeks.
Naomi Osaka wasted little time taking advantage of Ash Barty's shock loss at the Olympics. Read all the details here.
Max Purcell only earned a shot in the men's singles when Andy Murray pulled out two hours before his match - and the Aussie hopeful made the most of it. Read more here.
Max Purcell wasn't even in the Australian Olympic team a week ago, and not even in the men's singles event until Sunday morning.190 is now into the second round in Tokyo, playing superb tennis to oust world No.
After skipping both the French Open and Wimbledon, Naomi Osaka didn't need much time to remind fans of her supreme skill. Watch her dominant display here.
Andy Murray's bid for a third straight Olympic singles gold medal ended before it began when he withdrew shortly before his first match with a minor thigh strain.The three-time grand slam champion was due to take on ninth seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada on Sunday but was replaced in the draw by Australian Max Purcell.
Ash Barty has lamented a "loose and erratic" effort after she fell flat in a shock first-round Toyko Olympic loss to unheralded Spaniard Sara Sorribes Tormo.1 and newly crowned Wimbledon champion Barty 6-4 6-3 in the biggest shock of the Games to date as the Australian fell apart in the blistering Tokyo heat.
World No.1 Ash Barty has crashed out in the first round of the Tokyo Olympic Games in a huge upset. Find out what happened here.
Teenage Spanish sensation Carlos Alcaraz has clinched a berth in his first ATP tour-level final, to set up a showdown with French veteran Richard Gasquet at the Croatia Open.Seventh-seeded Carlos Alcaraz produced a shock to beat countryman and top seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-2 7-6 (7-3), with the 18-year-old becoming the youngest ATP Tour finalist since Kei Nishikori won the Delray Beach title in 2008.
Qualifier Elena Gabriela Ruse will be aiming for her second WTA title in two weeks when she faces top seed Danielle Collins in the final of the Palermo Ladies Open.Collins reached her first career final by accounting for fourth-seeded Zhang Shuai 6-4 6-3 in their semi-finals, breaking the Chinese veteran's serve three times.
Daniil Medvedev, Ash Barty and Novak Djokovic all played through oppressive conditions at the Olympics. Read more here.
Ash Barty showed no signs of a Wimbledon hangover in her first outing at the Tokyo Olympics, alongside doubles partner Storm Sanders. Read more here.
Top-seed Cameron Norrie will get another shot at a maiden ATP Tour title after defeating Taylor Fritz to reach the final of the Mifel Open in Los Cabos, Mexico.Norrie suffered little turbulence as he cruised to a clinical 6-3 6-1 win over the American in Friday's semi-final, clinching a spot in what will be his fourth final of the season.
Oksana Kalashnikova and Ekaterine Gorgodze have been barred from the Olympics over an admin error. Read all the details here.
Ash Barty's quest for Tokyo gold has started impressively while John Millman beat rising Italian talent Lorenzo Musetti 6-3 6-4 to progress to the second round of the Olympic men's tennis event.Teenager Musetti had led Novak Djokovic two sets to love in the French Open round of 16 before eventually retiring hurt in the fifth set and was fancied to topple Millman on the Ariake Tennis Park hard court on Saturday.
Ash Barty and Patty Mills posed for an iconic photo ahead of the Olympics opening ceremony. Read all the details here.