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Stat of the Day: Alex de Minaur, who was 0-18 against Top 5 players, defeats No. 3 Daniil Medvedev in Paris

Alex de Minaur pulled off the biggest upset so far at the Rolex Paris Masters on Wednesday, rallying from 2-0 down in the third set—and fighting off a break point serving at 4-all in the decider—t..
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De Minaur stuns Medvedev at Paris Masters

PARIS (AP) — Alex de Minaur upset fourth-seeded Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 2-6, 7-5 in the second round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday. After rallying from a 2-0 deficit in the final set, De Minaur fail..
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Meditate with Naomi Osaka thanks to Hyperice, Modern Health collaboration

Naomi Osaka promises to take listeners through a guided meditation in partnership with Hyperice and Modern Health. The former world No. 1 is opening up about meditation as a core element of her evolv..
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New dad Rafael Nadal is still chasing firsts at Paris Masters and the ATP Finals—but not No. 1 ranking

The No. 2 could still finish the season holding the No. 1 ranking, but insists that's not why he's competing again this season. “I don't fight to be No. 1," said Nadal. "I just fight to keep being co..
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AP Interview

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The man in charge of women's professional tennis, Steve Simon, has been sitting close enough to the action at the season-ending WTA Finals this week — from a seat in front o..
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The Pick, presented by DraftKings Sportsbook: Corentin Moutet vs. Cameron Norrie, Paris Masters

We went with a Frenchman to win a set in yesterday's Pick, but Adrian Mannarino ended up blowing opportunity after opportunity against Hubert Hurkacz and wasn’t able to get the job done. But it’s impo..
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Stan Wawrinka blasts “baby” Holger Rune after Paris Masters thriller

All the same, Rune has courted controversy throughout his rise up the ATP rankings, starting last spring when he was heard uttering homophobic slurs at the Biella Challenger, and got into a verbal dus..
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The Big One: Iga Swiatek is redefining dominance

FORT WORTH, Texas—Iga Swiatek is putting the finishing touches on one of the greatest two-Slam seasons in tennis history. Coming into this week’s WTA Finals, the 21-year-old Roland Garros and US ..
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King gets, disagrees with, Swiatek's choice to skip BJK Cup

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Billie Jean King gets why No. 1-ranked Iga Swiatek decided to skip the Billie Jean King Cup Finals because they are right after — and half a world away from — the WTA Finals. ..
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Stat of the Day: Novak Djokovic has now won his last 24 matches in a row against Americans

Novak Djokovic served up a storm in his opening match at the Masters 1000 event in Paris on Tuesday, never dropping serve—never even going to deuce, in fact—en route to a 7-6 (1), 6-4 victory over..
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Round Robin defeats become race to recover for dejected Ons Jabeur, Jessica Pegula

FORT WORTH, Texas—The WTA Finals touts its round-robin draw as the ultimate opportunity for redemption: unlike every other top-tier tournament, a single loss does not guarantee elimination and thereby..
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WTA Finals Previews: Ons Jabeur vs. Jessica Pegula; Aryna Sabalenka vs. Maria Sakkari

Halloween was a trick rather than a treat for these two WTA Finals rookies. Jabeur and Pegula were somewhat surprising—to me, anyway—losers in their opening matches on Monday. Each was the higher seed..
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Rublev beats Isner to stay in hunt for ATP Finals spot

PARIS (AP) — Andrey Rublev improved his chances of qualifying for the ATP Finals by cruising past John Isner 6-2, 6-3 in the second round of the Paris Masters on Tuesday. The seventh-seeded Rublev be..
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Love at First Fight: Giuliana Olmos plays for her college, her country, and her chance to shape an impactful future

Eighteen years ago, Giuliana Olmos anxiously boarded a plane bound for the 2005 Little Mo Nationals in San Diego, Calif. She never had a “love at first sight” moment with tennis, as some athletes may ..
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New dad Nadal doesn't care about playing for the No. 1 rank

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal is a different man. He's losing sleep over his newborn baby and not so much the No. 1 ranking. Even with all of his absences, Nadal has a shot at finishing the season as the..
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Benoit Paire regains “desire to play and fight” in tennis, before retiring from ATP Challenger

Paire, who was accused of tanking matches multiple times throughout the US Open Series, has been on a positive trend after officially announcing his “new beginning� via social media post two weeks..
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The next big farewell? On Instagram, Venus Williams says she "can look back with no regrets"

Serena Williams and Roger Federer both announced their goodbyes to the game on social media earlier this year, so when Venus Williams wrote on Instagram late Monday night that “it’s all been worth it,..
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Dressed for revenge, Maria Sakkari fires opening salvo in WTA Finals with Pegula stunner

FORT WORTH—Who said the Hologic WTA tour wants for rivalries? The 2022 WTA Finals opened with a sequel of its most recent 1000-level final, a clash between world No. 3 Jessica Pegula and Maria Sakkar..
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Stat of the Day: Gilles Simon battles back against Andy Murray in Paris for 300th hard-court win of career

Gilles Simon, who’s playing the last tournament of his career in Paris this week, was just three points from losing to Andy Murray in the first round of the Masters 1000 event on Monday night, with th..
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ATP, International Tennis Federation partnering on Davis Cup

LONDON (AP) — The Davis Cup Finals and qualifying matches will become an official part of the ATP Tour calendar in 2023 as part of a partnership between the men's circuit and the International Tennis ..

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