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Rafael Nadal beaten by Borna Coric on return from injury at Western and Southern Open

Rafael Nadal’s return from injury ended in defeat as the Spaniard suffered a three-set defeat to Borna Coric at the Western and Southern Open. The 36-year-old was beaten 6-7(9), 6-4, 3-6 in what marked his first appearance since he was forced to withdraw from Wimbledon ahead of his semi-final against Nick Kyrgios due to an […]

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Tennis, WTA – Western & Southern Open 2022: Sabalenka knocks out Kalinskaya

Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka, the No 6 seed, moved into the last 16 of the Western & Southern Open when Russian qualifier Anna Kalinskaya retired on Thursday night at the Linder Tennis Family Center in Cincinnati. Sabalenka, ranked No 7, led 6-3, 4-1 when Kalinskaya, ranked No 69, pulled out at the Linder Tennis Family Center […]

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Emma Raducanu beats Serena Williams in straight sets at Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati

Emma Raducanu came out on the winning side of a generational clash against tennis icon Serena Williams with a 6-4 6-0 win in their first-round meeting at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati. Teenager Raducanu, who has not won a tournament since capturing last year’s title at Flushing Meadows as a 150th-ranked qualifier, put […]

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Naomi Osaka suffers first-round exit at Western and Southern Open

Naomi Osaka suffered a first-round exit at the Western & Southern Open with a 6-4 7-5 defeat to Zhang Shuai. Osaka, the 2020 finalist in Cincinnati, lost in 75 minutes as Zhang levelled the pair’s head-to-head record at three wins apiece. Zhang had not defeated a major winner since the first round of the 2020 […]

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Tennis, WTA – Western & Southern Open 2022: Garcia upends Martic

French qualifier Caroline Garcia won against Croat lucky loser Petra Martic 6-3, 6-3 to move into the second round of the Western & Southern Open at the Linder Tennis Family Center in Cincinnati on Tuesday night. Cincinnati WTA 1000, other first-round results (Linder Tennis Family Center, hard, USD 2.527.250, most recent results first): Serena Williams […]

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Fan wearing Ukraine flag escorted out of Western & Southern Open after Russian player complained

A fan was briefly removed from the Western & Southern Open on Sunday after a Russian player complained to the umpire during their match that the fan was sitting there with a Ukrainian flag draped around her shoulders. During the first set of the qualifying match between Anna Kalinskaya and Anastasia Potapova, both of whom […]

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Tennis, WTA – Western & Southern Open 2022: Kvitova beats Teichmann

Petra Kvitova advanced to the second round of the Western & Southern Open by defeating Jil Teichmann 6-7(2), 7-6(6), 6-3 at the Linder Tennis Family Center in Cincinnati on Monday evening. Kvitova, ranked No 28, will next face the winner of a match between Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic and Sorana Cirstea of Romania. Cincinnati WTA 1000, […]

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Tennis, WTA – Western & Southern Open 2022: Kudermetova defeats Krejcikova

Russian Veronika Kudermetova beat Czech Barbora Krejcikova 6-3, 6-3 to advance to the second round of the Western & Southern Open at the Linder Tennis Family Center in Cincinnati on Monday evening. Kudermetova, ranked No 20, will face the winner of the match between Czech Karolina Muchova and Romanian Simona Halep, the No 15 seed, […]

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The Hundred: Will Jacks blasts second hundred of the tournament as Oval Invincibles beat defending champions Southern Brave

Will Jacks smashed the second century of The Hundred as Oval Invincibles chased down Southern Brave’s 138-run target with 18 balls to spare; Jacks hit eight sixes in his 108no off 48 balls; Jason Roy bowled for two-ball duck – his third in four innings – to continue his dreadful run Last Updated: 14/08/22 9:36pm […]

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Coast guard monitoring oil spill off southern Vancouver Island | CBC News

U.S. and Canadian authorities say they’re working together to manage an oil spill near San Juan Island, Wash. — just off the southern tip of Vancouver Island. The spill started Saturday after the fishing boat Aleutian Isle started sinking near Sunset Point, which is on the west side of San Juan Island. The U.S. Coast […]