Category: grinds

Thiem grinds through two tie-breaks to reach US Open final – Daily Sun
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Thiem grinds through two tie-breaks to reach US Open final – Daily Sun

 Dominic Thiem advanced to his second Grand Slam final of 2020, digging out a win over third seeded Russian Daniil Medvedev 6-2 7-6(7) 7-6(5) at the U.S. Open on Friday. Thiem seized the early momentum inside Arthur Ashe Stadium, handily carrying the first set without dropping a single first-serve point. But a double-fault and a…

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Gauff grinds past Potapova in US Open teenage thriller – WTA Tennis
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Gauff grinds past Potapova in US Open teenage thriller – WTA Tennis

NEW YORK, NY, USA — In an intense match between two teenagers making their US Open main-draw debuts, American wildcard Coco Gauff overcame Anastasia Potapova of Russia, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 on Tuesday evening, to reach the second round in New York City.”It was crazy,” an excited Gauff said in her post-match press conference. “Obviously I was…

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Osaka grinds past Sorribes Tormo to book spot in Madrid round of 16 – Tennis Magazine
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Osaka grinds past Sorribes Tormo to book spot in Madrid round of 16 – Tennis Magazine

On Tuesday, Naomi Osaka breathed a sigh of relief after a tough three-setter, grinding past Sara Sorribes Tormo, 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-0, to book a spot in the fourth round of the Mutua Madrid Open. After she narrowly grabbed the first set, Osaka’s game abandoned her in the second, accumulating more errors than winners. A bathroom break helped her…

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Halep grinds past Garcia in nearly three-hour Fed Cup epic – WTA Tennis
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Halep grinds past Garcia in nearly three-hour Fed Cup epic – WTA Tennis

ROUEN, France — World No.2 Simona Halep put her squad one match away from advancing to their very first Fed Cup final, after she outlasted Caroline Garcia in an epic 6-7(6), 6-3, 6-4 encounter to give Romania a 2-1 lead over France in their Fed Cup World Group semifinal tie.Halep had won five of her six previous…

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