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Nadal: Murray still a French Open contender

Andy Murray has fallen well short of the sky-high standards he set last year, but Rafael Nadal things the Briton can come good.
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Kontaveit deals another setback to Kerber, early Rome exit for Cibulkova

Anett Kontaveit wasted little time in bundling Angelique Kerber out in Rome, while Ekaterina Makarova saw off Dominika Cibulkova yet again.
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Almagro injury sends Nadal through, Wawrinka gains Paire revenge

Rafael Nadal was on court for less than 25 minutes on Wednesday, while Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic were among the seeds to go through.
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Struggling Kerber toppled by qualifier Kontaveit in Rome

Anett Kontaveit needed less than an hour to dump the struggling top seed out in Rome on day three.
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Early Almagro retirement sends Nadal through in Rome

A left knee injury for Nicolas Almagro ended his Internazionali BNL d'Italia second-round match against Rafael Nadal prematurely.
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Maria Sharapova vows to 'rise up again' after French Open snub

The French Open will not include Maria Sharapova after she was denied wild-card entry, but the Russian has vowed to reach her dreams.
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Sharapova vows to 'rise up again' after French Open snub

The French Open will not include Maria Sharapova after she was denied wildcard entry, but the Russian has vowed to reach her dreams.
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WTA CEO unhappy with Maria Sharapova's French Open snub

Steve Simon said it is unfair for 30-year-old Russian star to be penalized beyond the lengthy drug suspension she already served.
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WTA CEO unhappy with Sharapova's French Open snub

Steve Simon said it is unfair for 30-year-old Russian star Maria Sharapova to be penalised further.
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Murray crashes out as Djokovic wins Rome opener

Andy Murray won his first clay-court title in Rome last year but he was outclassed 6-2 6-4 by Fabio Fognini.
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Sharapova injured after Roland Garros snub, Mladenovic stunned in Rome

Maria Sharapova will not play in the French Open and her participation in Rome was cut short due to injury on a miserable Tuesday.
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Inspired Fognini a cut above Murray in Rome

Fabio Fognini was simply too good for Andy Murray in his homeland, beating the struggling world number one in straight sets.
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Injury added to insult as Sharapova retires in Rome, denting Wimbledon hopes

Maria Sharapova was denied a Roland Garros wildcard on Tuesday and can no longer qualify directly for Wimbledon through her ranking.
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Maria Sharapova denied French Open wild card

The two-time French Open champion returned to the WTA Tour last month after serving a 15-month suspension.
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No French Open wildcard for Sharapova

There will be no Maria Sharapova at Roland Garros after she was not granted a wildcard.
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Djokovic outclasses Bedene in straight-sets win

Aljaz Bedene initially gave Novak Djokovic cause for concern, but the 13-time major winner's superior quality saw him through in Rome.
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Kyrgios out of Rome, a doubt for Roland Garros

A hip injury has ruled Nick Kyrgios out of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, with the Australian facing a race to be fit for the French Open.
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Kerber fit to face Sharapova challenge in Rome

Maria Sharapova was in ominous form at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, putting possible third-round opponent Angelique Kerber on notice.
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Dimitrov slump goes on as Del Potro reigns in Rome

Tomas Berdych moved to the brink of a career milestone, while Juan Martin del Potro grabbed a win that could kick start his season in Rome.
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Roger Federer will skip French Open to focus on Wimbledon, hardcourt season

Federer will skip the entire clay-court season, having confirmed he will not take part in the French Open as he eyes Wimbledon.
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