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Kiki Bertens boosts French Open chances as she beats Caroline Garcia to make the Madrid Open final

5 monthes ago   |   By Live Tennis

Kiki Bertens brushed aside the challenge of Caroline Garcia to reach the biggest final of her career at the Mutua Madrid Open.
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Dutchwoman Bertens continues to prove she's a force to be reckoned with on clay courts as she backed up defeats of Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki and Maria Sharapova with a 6-2, 6-2 demolition of France's Garcia in Friday's semifinals at the Caja Magica.
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Rafael Nadal falls in Madrid: Phenomenal Dominic Thiem stops Spaniard's 21-match winning streak on clay

Rafael Nadal falls in Madrid: Phenomenal Dominic Thiem stops Spaniard's 21-match winning streak on clay

5 monthes ago   |   By Live Tennis

Rafael Nadal's 21-match winning streak on clay came to an end on Friday as Dominic Thiem produced a magnificent performance to take out the Spaniard in the quarter finals of the Madrid Open.
Widely seen as the biggest threat to Nadal on clay, Thiem had been well off his best in the European clay court season, but the Austrian roared back to form on Friday, muscling his way past Nadal in an hour and 56 minutes. The loss also means Nadal will surrender the No. 1 ranking on Monday, with Roger Federer set to take over from the Spaniard on top of the world rankings.
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Can Dominic Thiem back up his triumph over Rafael Nadal and reach back-to-back Madrid finals?

Can Dominic Thiem back up his triumph over Rafael Nadal and reach back-to-back Madrid finals?

5 monthes ago   |   By Live Tennis

After taking out Rafael Nadal and ending the defending Madrid Masters champion's 21-match and 50-set winning streak on clay, will Dominic Thiem be able to continue on in the Spanish capital and make back-to-back finals inside the Caja Magica?
With previous experience of making it to the final day of the Madrid Masters and fresh from knocking out the King of Clay in a destructive straight sets dispatch, surely Dominic Thiem should be favourite to beat sixth seed Kevin Anderson on Saturday? The numbers - and Thiem's history after beating big-name opponents on European clay - suggest...
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Dominic Thiem is first into the Madrid Masters final after beating Kevin Anderson

Dominic Thiem is first into the Madrid Masters final after beating Kevin Anderson

5 monthes ago   |   By Live Tennis

Dominic Thiem backed up his win over Rafael Nadal with a solid semifinal victory over Kevin Anderson to reach the Madrid Masters final for the second year running.
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Thiem awaits either Alexander Zverev or Denis Shapovalov in Sunday's Madrid Masters final.
Runner-up to Nadal in 2017, Thiem came into the Madrid Masters - the first of back-to-back clay-court Masters 1000 Series events played in the run-up to the...
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