Tennis News

Swiss Bencic pulls out of Rio

Just 24 hours after Roger Federer pulled out the Olympics Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic has also withdrawn due to injury.

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Wawrinka tested in two-hour tussle with Youzhny

Toronto (Canada) (AFP) - Stanislas Wawrinka had to pass a stern test lasting two hours before emerging with a 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (10/8) victory over Mikhail Youzhny for a third-round berth at the Toronto …

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Federer to miss rest of season

Roger Federer is to miss the Olympics and US Open as he sits out the rest of the tennis season to rest his repaired knee but says he'll be back next year.

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Kvitova, Stosur advance in Montreal

Montreal (AFP) - Former Grand Slam champions Petra Kvitova and Samantha Stosur were unfazed by opening-day weather delays, cruising into the second round of the WTA hardcourt tournament in Montreal.

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Kyrgios crashes in ATP Toronto first round

Toronto (Canada) (AFP) - Nick Kyrgios turned in a patchy performance to exit the Toronto Masters 7-6 (7/2), 3-6, 6-3 at the hands of Wimbledon junior champion Denis Shapovalov.

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