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WTA Tour resumes in Palermo

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The British Bulldogs just edge it

As the organiser of the Battle of the Brits Team event, Jamie Murray couldn’t have been more delighted that, after a week’s highly competitive play, the final outcome of the event wasn’t settled until the last match.

New York Empire win World TeamTennis 2020

New York Empire defeated Chicago Smash, 21-20 in a supertiebreaker, to win the 2020 World Team Tennis season in a nail-biting finish at West Virginia’s Greenbrier Resort on Sunday, and hoist the King Trophy for the first time.

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The two top seeds failed to make the final of World TeamTennis on Saturday at The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia after the New York Empire upset favourites Philadelphia Freedoms, 22-18, and Chicago Smash took out Orlando Storm, 24-13.

Race to the line

Jamie Murray, the man behind the Battle of the Brit events, will be delighted that his team event has reached the final day with both teams sharing the points and the finishing line of 60, just ten matches away

US Open to go ahead

The USTA has confirmed that the US Open will go ahead as planned, alongside the Western & Southern Open tune-up event the week before, both with strict protocols in place.

Player tests positive at Palermo

The WTA’s woes continue as news broke of a player testing positive for coronavirus at the Palermo Open follows hot on the heels of the cancellation of the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Japan.

Watson and Edmund are Friday’s standout players

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London | Murray into last four

British ace Jamie Murray and Brazilian Bruno Soares have reached their second successive doubles semi-final at the ATP Finals at the 02.

And Murray will have to face up to former partner John Peers for a final spot on Saturday. Australian Peers teams up Henri Kontinen.

Murray and Soares sealed their spot by defeating top seeds Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo 6-2 6-4 in 1hr.13min.

The elder brother of former world singles No.1 Andy had been troubled by a back spasm earlier in the tournament but it was clearly not limiting him as he and Soares roared to a 5-0 lead in the first set. The pair squandered three points for a 6-0 scoreline.

Murray double-faulted to gift back a break in the second. And they had to survive three break points in the sixth game before sealing the win.

He said: “We played great again. We knew we’d have to play a really good match to bet Marcelo and Lucasz. Yeah, we knew we were capable of doing it. Obviously playing the way we did on Wednesday gave us a lot of confidence going into this match. I mean, we played great again from start to finish really.”

 






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