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Daniel Elahi Galan, a champion on the Challenger Tour, in action.
Challenger Tour Weekly Recap: Kotov Triumphs in Forli Again
Damian Kust, Editor - Jan 24, 2022

Most of the world’s elite have just competed in the first week of the Australian Open, but the slightly lower-ranked could take part in Challenger events in Forli and Concepcion. Pavel Kotov won his second title at the same venue in just over a month, while Daniel Elahi Galan enjoyed a much-needed return to form. […]

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Andy Murray defeated at the Australian Open.
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Paula Badosa in action at the Australian Open.
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