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Sharapova and Djokovic ease through at US Open


Maria Sharapova started her bid for a second US Open title with a 6-4 6-0 first-round win over fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko. The 2006 champion trailed 4-2 in the first set but won the next 10 games on her way to victory in 90 minutes. In the men’s draw, world number one Novak Djokovic also eased through. Djokovic outclassed Argentina’s ...

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Tsonga beats Federer to win Rogers Cup


Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Roger Federer in straight sets to win the Rogers Cup for the first time. The Frenchman, who recorded impressive wins over Andy Murray and Grigor Dimitrov in the previous rounds, won 7-5 7-6 (7-3) in Toronto. The first set went with serve until former world number one Federer went long on Tsonga’s first break point. Federer saved ...

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