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De Minaur takes UTS3 honours

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Rublev captures St Petersburg title

Andrey Rublev has matched Novak Djokovic’s record of 4 titles this season, when he beat Borna Coric in the finals of the St Petersburg Open, and press for a place in the ATP Tour Finals at the O2 next month.

Zverev claims the first leg of Cologne

Alexander Zverev collected his 12th career title by beating Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-3, 6-3 to win the ‘bett1HULKS INDOORS’ title in Cologne, the first tournament in the German city staging a double header of events there.

Djere doubles his tally of titles

Serbian Laslo Djere won his second career ATP title when he beat Italy’s Marco Cecchinato 7-6(3) 7-5in the ATP 250 event in Sardinia, the Forte Village Sardegna Open in Santa Margherita di Puta, Itlay.

Gasquet makes UTS3 final

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Vondrousova tests positive, out of Ostrava

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Rublev and Coric make St. Petersburg final

Andrey Rublev and Borna Coric ousted Denis Shapovalov and Milos Raonic in their respective semi-finals at the St Petersburg Open thereby preventing what would have been an all-Canadian final at an ATP 500 hardcourt event.

De Minaur tops Evans in UTS3 in Antwerp

Patrick Mouratoglou's brave new world of tennis, the Ultimate Tennis Showdown, is back in play with its third edition taking place this weekend in Antwerp from 16-18 October.
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Townsend is Pregnant 

Taylor Townsend, the 24-year old American, is planning to join the growing ranks of tennis mothers on tour after announcing on Instagram that she is pregnant and expecting her baby in March.

My entire life, my entire career, I’ve heard ‘You can’t. You won’t,’ and I’ve used it as a reason to fight hard, and as motivation to keep playing. I’m sure this won’t be any different, so I’ll have to prove them all wrong again, Taylor Townsend

“Life has a funny way of putting you exactly where you are supposed to be. I’m so excited to embark on the journey of motherhood!!” Townsend wrote on Instagram.

“My entire life, my entire career, I’ve heard ‘You can’t. You won’t,’ and I’ve used it as a reason to fight hard, and as motivation to keep playing. I’m sure this won’t be any different, so I’ll have to prove them all wrong again,” Townsend added.

The World No 90 broke the news on her Instagram profile on Wednesday, posting a long an emotional video showing her baby bump to announce the news, and adding that she plans to return to tennis as a mother.

Townsend is a former World No 61 who defeated Simona Halep at last year’s US Open en route to a career-best 4th-round performance.

The American was notably absent from the clay-court swing after a great run to the semi-finals of the US Open with Asia Muhammad, who paired with Jessica Pegula instead at Roland Garros, where they reached the quarter-finals.

Townsend, who reached the fourth round of the US Open in singles last year with an upset of Simona Halep, fell in the first round to Sachia Vickery.

Townsend will benefit from a protected ranking allowing her to enter main draw events when she returns to the WTA tour, a relatively new rule that recently saw Tsvetana Pironkova reach the last 8 of the US Open in her first event in three years after giving birth to her first child.






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