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WTA Bastad, Istanbul Quarter-Finals Preview: Kanepi v Barthel, Wozniacki v Pliskova

Alexander Zverev reached his first ATP main draw quarter-fnal with another fabulous win, this time defeating Santiago Giraldo, 6-4 7-6(6).  According to the ATP website, Zverev is the first 17 year old to reach the quarter-finals of an ATP 500 event since Rafael Nadal advanced to this stage of the tournament in Dubai in 2004. …

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Farewell, Wimbledon 2014

  The 2014 Wimbledon Championships concluded with an awesome men’s final and arguably the match of the year as Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer, 6-7(7) 6-4 7-6(4) 5-7 6-4 to win his second Wimbledon title.  I don’t have a great deal to add to it.  It was THE BEST.  Djokovic served for the match in…