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Andy Murray could miss Australian Open after positive Covid-19 test
Andy Murray could miss Australian Open after positive Covid-19 test
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Andy Murray has tested positive for coronavirus before his flight to Melbourne to complete in the Australian Open. Murray is in good health, isolating at home and still hopeful of travelling to Australia.

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Rafael Nadal became the fourth player to achieve 1,000 ATP Tour wins, with Paris Masters victory
Rafael Nadal
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The Spanish Rafael Nadal became the fourth tennis player to record 1,000 ATP Tour wins with victory over fellow Spaniard Feliciano Lopez at the Paris Masters. Jimmy Connors leads with 1,274 wins, followed by Roger Federer (1.242) and the Czech Ivan Lendl (1,068).

Nadal turned professional in 2001 and won his first ATP Tour match in 2002 when he defeated Paraguay's Ramon Delgado in the first round of the Mallorca Open.

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Rafael Nadal wins the French Open 2020
Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal Credit: Roland Garros (Twitter Reproduction)

Rafael Nadal is the French Open 2020 champion after a 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 victory over Novak Djokovic. The Spanish celebrated his 13th Roland Garros title.

Nadal also equalised Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam men's titles.

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Rafael Nadal will play Novak Djokovic for the French Open 2020 title
Rafael Nadal will play Novak Djokovic for the French Open 2020 title
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Rafael Nadal is going for a record 13th French Open title after a 6-3 6-3 7-6 (7-0) victory against Diego Schwartzman in the semi-final. Nadal has only lost twice on Roland Garros in his career.

The Spanish will play top seed Novak Djokovic, that has beaten Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3 6-2 5-7 4-6 6-1.

Sunday's match will be the 56th between the two players, the ninth on a Grand Slam final.

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Iga Swiatek wins the French Open 2020
Iga Swiatek
Iga Swiatek Credit: Twitter Reproduction

Iga Swiatek became the first Grand Slam singles champion from Poland, after a 6-4, 6-1 over Sofia Kenin on Roland Garros. Swiatek did not drop a set during the tournament,

The 19-year-old player is the youngest champion since 1992, and at 54 in the world, she is also the lowest-ranked woman to win the French Open.

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Sofia Kenin and Iga Swiatek will play Saturday for the French Open 2020 title
Sofia Kenin
Sofia Kenin Credit: Twitter Reproduction

The French Open women's final will be contested between the Australian Open winner Sofia Kenin and Polish teenager Iga Swiatek. The game will be played Saturday.

Swiatek needed only 70 minutes to beat Nadia Podoroska 6-2, 6-1 to reach her first major final, and to be the first Polish woman to reach a Roland Garros final since 1939.

The American Sofia Kenin overcame the two-time Roland Garros winner Petra Kvitova with 6-4, 7-5.

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Dominic Thiem wins the 2020 US Open
Dominic Thiem
Dominic Thiem Credit: Pete Staples/USTA

The Austrian Dominic Thiem won the 2020 U.S. Open Sunday after defeating the German Alexander Zverev in a five-set comeback (2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6) at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, in New York.

During the post-match press conference, Thiem said: "It was tough to stay there and to still believe, but I did, It's a Slam final...the belief was always there."

The 27-year-old Thiem won his first Grand Slam silverware.

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Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev will play for the 2020 U.S. Open title
Dominic Thiem
Dominic Thiem Credit: Darren Carroll/USTA

Dominic Thiem will face Alexander Zverev for the 2020 U.S. Open title after a victory over Daniil Medvedev 6-2, 7-6 and 7-6. Zverev qualified to the final following a win against Pablo

Carreno Busta.

Each is chasing his first Grand Slam title, even after years of consistently being in the top 10.

The U.S. Open final will be played Sunday 20:00 UTC at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, in New York.

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Naomi Osaka beats Victoria Azarenka to win the 2020 U.S. Open women's singles title
Naomi Osaka
Naomi Osaka Credit: Simon Bruty/USTA

The Japanese Naomi Osaka won the 2020 U.S. Open Saturday after defeating Victoria Azarenka 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, in New York.

The 22-year-old Osaka celebrated her third Grand Slam title and her second U.S. Open.

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Naomi Osaka to face Victoria Azarenka in the U.S. Open final
Naomi Osaka
Naomi Osaka Credit: Simon Bruty/USTA

Naomi Osaka will face Victoria Azarenka for the U.S. Open 2020 title after a victory over Jennifer Brady 7-6, 3-6 and 6-3. Azarenka qualified to the final following a win against Serena Williams.

Osaka and Azarenka pursue their third Grand Slam title.

The U.S. Open final will be played Saturday 20:00 UTC at the Arthur Ashe Stadium, in New York.

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Serena Williams becomes the only player to win 100 times in the Arthur Ashe Stadium
Serena Williams becomes the only player to win 100 times in the Arthur Ashe Stadium
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With her win over Maria Sakkari, 6-3, 6-7, 6-3, the American professional tennis player Serena Williams becomes the only player to have won 100 matches in the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Williams now moves to the quarterfinals.

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Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after hitting a line judge

The number one ranked Tennis player in the world Novak Djokovic, has been disqualified from the US Open after hitting a line judge during the round of 16 match against Pablo Carreño Busta from Asturias, when the score was 6-5 in favor of the Spaniard.

After broken by his opponent in the last game of that first set, the Serbian turned and when he shot the ball towards the back wall, it accidentally hit the lineswoman standing at her spot, who immediately fell to the floor and had to be treated by the organization's medical services. Although Novak defended that there was no intention, as was clear, the has been given to Carreño.

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Rafael Nadal decides to pull out of the US Open due to Covid-19 concerns
Rafael Nadal decides to pull out of the US Open due to Covid-19 concerns
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The current tennis world number 2, Rafael Nadal, has decided to pull out of the US Open tournament. Nadal, who won the tournament four times previously, including 2019, will not be competing this year due to Covid-19 concerns. He recently tweeted: "After many thoughts I have decided not to play this year’s US Open. The situation is very complicated worldwide, the COVID-19 cases are increasing, it looks like we still don’t have control of it.".

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Roger Federer will miss the rest of the 2020 season due to setback in recovery from knee injury
Federer at the 2019 Australian Open
Federer at the 2019 Australian Open Credit: JC (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0)

Roger Federer will miss the 2020 tennis season because of a setback in his recovery from surgery on his right knee. The 20-time Grand Slam champion was recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his knee in February and had to undergo a second procedure.

Over Twitter, Federer wrote: "I will be missing my fans and the tour dearly but I will look forward to seeing everyone back on tour at the start of the 2021 season."

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Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

The 2020 edition of the Wimbledon tennis tournament is canceled. The tournament was due to be played between 29 June and 12 July and this is the first time, since World War II, the English competition will not take place.