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Dubai Open: Sania Mirza-Barbora Strycova ease into women's doubles semis after thrilling quarter-final win

Dubai Open: Sania Mirza-Barbora Strycova ease into women's doubles semis after thrilling quarter-final win

The third seeded duo registered a convincing 6-2, 7-5 win over American pair of Abigail Spears and Katarina Srebotnik in a thrilling quarter-final encounter.

Novak Djokovic back on court at Acapulco after shoulder injury Novak Djokovic back on court at Acapulco after shoulder injury

Djokovic had accepted a wildcard into the Mexican tournament which boasts a strong field including Australian Open finalist Rafa Nadal and world number four Milos Raonic.

Delray Open: Juan Martin Del Potro beats Damir Dzumhur, books quarter-final clash with Sam Querrey Delray Open: Juan Martin Del Potro beats Damir Dzumhur, books quarter-final clash with Sam Querrey

Argentina`s Del Potro, the 2011 Delray Beach champion playing just his second match of 2017, held on to beat the 24-year-old Bosnian 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 6-3.

Dubai Championships: Angelique Kerber hammers Ana Konjuh in straight sets, storms into semis Dubai Championships: Angelique Kerber hammers Ana Konjuh in straight sets, storms into semis

The 29-year-old will first have to get by Elina Svitolina, on course for her own breakthrough into a first-time top 10 ranking if she can win the event.

Grigor Dimitrov confirms participation at star-studded Queen's Club Grigor Dimitrov confirms participation at star-studded Queen's Club

The 25-year-old, who won at Queen`s in 2014, sees himself as a better player now than he was three years ago.

Delray Open: Top seed Milos Raonic beats Croatia`s Borna Coric, advances into quarter-finals Delray Open: Top seed Milos Raonic beats Croatia`s Borna Coric, advances into quarter-finals

Raonic, who reached the tie-breaker with his 11th ace and reached match point with his last ace, booked a Friday quarter-final matchup against British eighth seed Kyle Edmund,

Dubai Championships: Angelique Kerber beats Monica Puig in straight sets; moves step closer to no.1 ranking Dubai Championships: Angelique Kerber beats Monica Puig in straight sets; moves step closer to no.1 ranking

The top seeded German, who held the top WTA spot in 2016 before Serena Williams took back in September could regain the number one ranking if she wins the Gulf event on Saturday.

Rio Open: Top seed Kei Nishikori suffers first-round loss to Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci Rio Open: Top seed Kei Nishikori suffers first-round loss to Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci

The Japanese world number five, was broken in the first game en route to losing the match in 79 minutes.

Dubai Championships: Caroline Wozniacki gets back to work with Dubai win over Darya Kasatkina Dubai Championships: Caroline Wozniacki gets back to work with Dubai win over Darya Kasatkina

Former WTA world number one Wozniacki had only limited turnaround time to adjust to what many feel is a faster court in the emirate compared to last week`s venue.

Roger Federer wants arch-rival Rafael Nadal as his doubles partner in Laver Cup Roger Federer wants arch-rival Rafael Nadal as his doubles partner in Laver Cup

Federer, who beat Nadal in an epic five-set Australian Open final last month, admitted yesterday at the unveiling of the new tournament scheduled for Prague in September.

Kei Nishikori suffers sixth successive final loss in Buenos Aires clay-court title match Kei Nishikori suffers sixth successive final loss in Buenos Aires clay-court title match

Nishikori was seeking a 12th career crown but he will get another opportunity next week when he plays as top seed at the Rio clay-court tournament.

No coach, no problem as Jo-Wilfried Tsonga wins first career title at Rotterdam World Tennis tournament No coach, no problem as Jo-Wilfried Tsonga wins first career title at Rotterdam World Tennis tournament

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga shrugged off the absence of his coach to defeat David Goffin 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday and earn a first career title at the Rotterdam World Tennis tournament.

Top seed Kei Nishikori storms into Buenos Aires final after hard-fought win over Carlos Berlocq Top seed Kei Nishikori storms into Buenos Aires final after hard-fought win over Carlos Berlocq

The 27-year-old will be chasing his 12th career title on Sunday and third on clay after triumphs in Barcelona in 2014 and 2015.

Rotterdam Open: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Tomas Berdych in straight sets; faces David Goffin in final Rotterdam Open: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Tomas Berdych in straight sets; faces David Goffin in final

The French sixth seed will compete for his first title at the Ahoy stadium after finishing runner-up six years ago.

Karolina Pliskova wins second title of the year; defeats Caroline Wozniacki to clinch Qatar Open Karolina Pliskova wins second title of the year; defeats Caroline Wozniacki to clinch Qatar Open

The 24-year-old Czech, seeded number two, took just under an hour and 20 minutes to end the former world number one`s hopes of a first success of 2017, breaking the Dane`s serve in the opening game and rarely looking back.

Qatar Open: Sania Mirza-Barbora Strycova crash out of Doha open after suffering loss in semis Qatar Open: Sania Mirza-Barbora Strycova crash out of Doha open after suffering loss in semis

Mirza and Strycova defeat at the hands of USA`s Abigail Spears and Slovenia`s Katarina Srebotnik in a thrilling last-four clash that lasted an hour and 10 minutes.