Tennis

Pouille outlasts Murray in Cincinnati opener

(Reuters) – Andy Murray's comeback following hip surgery hit another roadblock on Monday after he was beaten 6-1 1-6 6-4 by France's Lucas Pouille in the first round of the Cincinnati Open. Murray, whose ranking plummeted into the 800s last month but has now risen to 375, has fallen at the first Source link

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Serena dominates in return at Cincinnati Masters

(Reuters) – Former world number one Serena Williams looked sharp in her return to the hardcourts after a week-long break, soundly defeating Daria Gavrilova 6-1 6-2 on Monday to advance to the second round of the Cincinnati Masters. Williams, who made the Wimbledon final last month but withdrew from Source link

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Federer 'anxious' ahead of return in Cincinnati

Roger Federer on Monday said he is eager to make his start at the Cincinnati Masters as the world number two begins his delayed summer hardcourt season. "Watching from afar is tough," said Federer, who will start against Peter Gojowczyk after the German beat Portugal's Joao Sousa 2-6, Source link

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