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Imperious Nadal claims 11th Barcelona Open title

World number one Rafael Nadal produced an imperious display to win his 11th Barcelona Open title with a 6-2 6-1 win over Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas. Nadal, 31, who won his 400th clay-court match to reach the final, claimed two ...

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Evans reaches Glasgow main draw, Inglot wins Budapest doubles

Glasgow Trophy Venue: Scotstoun Leisure Centre, Glasgow. Dates: 30 April-7 May Coverage: Watch live from Tuesday 1 May on Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app. Britain’s Dan Evans continued his comeback from a drugs ban by securing ...

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Briton Evans wins on return from drugs ban

Britain’s Dan Evans made a winning return from a drugs ban with victory in round one of qualifying for next week’s ATP Challenger Tour event in Glasgow. The 27-year-old, who was suspended for 12 months after testing positive for cocaine ...

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Nadal claims 400th clay-court win ahead of final against unseeded Greek teenager

Rafael Nadal will face Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas in Sunday’s Barcelona Open final after claiming his 400th career clay-court victory. The Spaniard defeated world number 10 David Goffin of Belgium 6-4 6-0. Tsitsipas, the world number 63, continued the most ...

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Nadal made to work for 17th straight win on clay

Rafael Nadal continued his clay-court domination with a 6-0 7-5 win over Slovakian qualifier Martin Klizan in the Barcelona Open quarter-finals. The Spanish world number one, 31, extended his Open Era record to 42 successive sets won on his favoured ...

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'Cocaine is a life-ruiner' – Evans set to return after drugs ban

Media playback is not supported on this device “If you saw the ruins it left behind, you’d be pretty confident I won’t take that drug again.” Last April, a month after reaching a career-high ranking of 41, Britain’s Dan Evans ...

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Muguruza among three retirements in Stuttgart

Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza was one of three players forced to retire in the last 16 of the Stuttgart Open. The Spanish second seed pulled out with a back problem after losing the first set 7-5 against Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. ...

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Nadal wins record 40th straight clay court set to reach Barcelona quarters

World number one Rafael Nadal eased past Spanish compatriot Guillermo Garcia Lopez to reach the Barcelona Open quarter-finals. The defending champion came through 6-1 6-3 to extend his Open era record to 40 consecutive sets won on clay. The 31-year-old, ...

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Barcelona Open: Novak Djokovic beaten in second round by Martin Klizan, Rafael Nadal through in straight sets

Former world number one Novak Djokovic fell to a surprise defeat by Slovakian qualifier Martin Klizan in the second round of the Barcelona Open. Klizan, ranked 140th in the world, beat 12th-ranked Djokovic 6-2 1-6 6-3. The 12-time Grand Slam ...

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Tennis match-fixing: 'Tsunami' of corruption at lower levels says report

Media playback is not supported on this device A “tsunami” of match-fixing is plaguing lower-level tennis events, says a long-awaited report into corruption in the sport. But the Independent Review Panel (IRP) found no evidence of a cover-up of these ...

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