Tennis

Dominic Thiem ends Rafael Nadal's unbeaten run

Rafael Nadal's winning streak ended at 17 matches as he lost in straight sets to Dominic Thiem in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open on Friday.

The 6-4, 6-3 victory was a sort of revenge for Thiem, who was beaten by the Spaniard in the Madrid Open final last week …

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Maria Sharapova to enter Wimbledon qualifying tournament

Maria Sharapova will play in the Wimbledon qualifying tournament.

The 2004 champion at the All England Club, who returned last month from a 15-month doping ban, said Friday in a post on her website that she will not request a wild card into the main draw at Wimbledon.

"Because of …

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RAIN SUSPENDS DJOKOVIC-DEL POTRO QUARTERFINAL

Second seed Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro were in for a late night on Friday at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, but they’ll return to the court on Saturday to finish their quarter-final match. Rain and lightning forced them off with Djokovic serving at 6-1, 1-2.

Djokovic …

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