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Novak Djokovic Dubai

Djokovic to Face Federer in Dubai

World Number 1 Novak Djokovic will face six-time champion Roger Federer in the blockbuster final tomorrow evening to claim the ATP 500 Dubai trophy. It’s the final the tournament directors dreamed of when the competition started on Monday and will be contested between two former champions and top two players in the world. Roger Federer recorded his tenth win of…

Karolina Pliskova

Karolina Pliskova: Number 13 in the World and Climbing

Karolina Pliskova, the twenty-two year old Czech and rising star on the WTA tour, is on the verge of breaking into the top ten, having finished the 2014 season ranked 24th in the world. Last week in Dubai at the Duty Free Championships, she defeated Ivanovic, Safarova and Muguruza in a grueling, three hour match before losing a close two…

Maria Sharapova

Abierto Mexicano Telcel 2015 Preview

As of 2014, the annual Albierto Mexicano Telcel tournament is played on outdoor hard courts, as the tournament now leads up to the first Masters 1000 event of 2015 in Indian Wells in three weeks’ time. The tournament played in the city of Acapulco began in 1993 for the ATP tour before joining with the WTA in 2001. Like the…

Alexandr Dolgopolov

Alexandr Dolgopolov: What’s Up, Dog?

Alexandr Dolgopolov is an enigma; you will never forget him once you witness his genius, but are more than likely to never have the opportunity to watch him again. Blessed with enormous talent and easy power, Dolgopolov plays an unorthodox, high-risk game. More often than not, Dolgopolov appears lackadaisical, even uninterested, but in a flash, can unleash his lethal jumping…

Venus Williams Dubai

Venus Williams shines with win in Dubai

2015 is proving to be a very good year for Venus Williams. At 34, the defending champion took care of 17 year old Belinda Bencic of Switzerland 6-1, 6-2 on Monday in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championship. This win is her sixteenth straight in the United Arab Emirates, having taken the title in 2009, 2010 and 2014….

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