Tennis

ACAPULCO, Mexico — Defending champion Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine advanced to the Mexico Open final, beating third-seeded Daria Gavrilova of Australia 6-2, 6-4 on Friday. The seventh-seeded Tsurenko will face Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland in the hard-court event at Princess Mundo Imperial. Voegele beat Rebecca Peterson of Sweden 6-4, 7-6 (5) to reach her first
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Lucas Pouille moved to within a win of reaching three consecutive finals when he overcame Yuichi Sugita 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the quarterfinals of the Dubai Championships on Thursday. The second-seeded Pouille won in Montpellier last month and was the runner-up in Marseille last week. Standing between the Frenchman and
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The Australians are surprised. The Brits are skeptical. The French are downright angry. “They have just killed the Davis Cup,” French tennis player Nicolas Mahut said in reaction to bold plans to transform the 118-year-old competition into a one-week, 18-nation World Cup of Tennis. The International Tennis Federation is trying to bring some glamour and
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