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Britennis
  • KontaIW
    Konta Makes Eastbourne Semis Before Pliskova Defeat

    Johanna Konta completed the perfect week of preparation for Wimbledon by reaching the semi-finals of the WTA Premier event in Eastbourne, UK, securing some hugely impressive victories, including against two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, before eventually losing out to Karolina Pliskova in the semi-finals. Great win @JoKonta91 beating 2 time Wimbledon champion https://t.co/Y0HXrnifKJ — Greg

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  • DanEvans
    Evans and Konta Reach Last 16 in Nottingham and Eastbourne

    Dan Evans and Johanna Konta are the sole Brits remaining at their respective elite-level UK grass court events this week, after both players won their two opening round matches in Nottingham and Eastbourne to finally kick-start their grass court seasons just in time for Wimbledon next week. Johanna Konta & Dan Evans both play for

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  • Murray and Edmund to Meet in Queen’s Quarter-Finals

    Andy Murray will face his second British opponent in succession after disposing of Aljaz Bedene in the second round of the Queen’s Club ATP 500 event earlier today. He will now face British Number Three Kyle Edmund, who defeated eighth seed Gilles Simon in the first round before being granted a walkover by Paul-Henri Mathieu

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  • Moore’s Valiant Run in Notts End in Quarter-Finals

    Tara Moore’s magnificent run to the quarter-finals of the WTA International in Nottingham this week ended on Friday after a straight sets defeat to Saisai Zheng of China, but the Brit will still be exceptionally proud at being the last Brit standing in a field containing the likes of Konta, Watson, Broady and Robson. Congrats

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  • Tara Moore Wins Again in Nottingham; Konta Out

    If I were to choose between Johanna Konta, Heather Watson, Naomi Broady, Tara Moore, Freya Christie and Laura Robson to be the sole Brit left in the WTA International quarter-finals in Nottingham this week, Moore would have been close to the bottom of my list. But the British qualifier is enjoying a massive upturn in

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  • Qualifier Moore Pulls Off R1 Win at WTA International in Notts

    After storming to the final of the ITF Futures $50k in Eastbourne last week as a wildcard, 23-year-old world #280 Tara Moore not only came through the qualifying draw of the WTA International in Nottingham this week against the odds, but also managed to defeat Croatian Donna Vekic for the second time in as many

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  • Qualifier Edmund Retires while Heather Watson Loses in France

    Kyle Edmund battled through the qualifying draw at the ATP 250 in Nice, France this week only to fall awkwardly in his first round match against Alexander Zverev towards the end of the second set and be forced to retire. Meanwhile, Heather Watson fell to a three-set defeat against Kateryna Bondarenko in the WTA International

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  • Watson and Konta Through in Rome; Bedene Beaten

    Heather Watson and Johanna Konta both secured first round victories at the WTA Premier 5 event in Rome, Italy yesterday and today, but at the corresponding ATP Masters 1000 taking place in conjunction, qualifier Aljaz Bedene couldn’t get past French veteran Stephane Robert, losing two tiebreaks. Come on! Big win for @HeatherWatson92 beating No.14 seed Errani

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  • Bedene and Watson Qualify for Rome Masters

    British Number Twos Aljaz Bedene and Heather Watson both qualified for the ATP Masters 1000 and WTA Premier 5 events this week after final qualifying round victories earlier today, while Naomi Broady fell in the last qualifying round to Christina McHale, who had beaten Laura Robson in the first round. Gutsy win in 3 sets

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  • Watson, Robson, Konta All Beaten in Madrid First Round

    It’s wasn’t a particularly good day for Brits at the WTA Premier Mandatory event in Madrid today as Laura Robson, Heather Watson and Johanna Konta all went out of the competition in the first round, with Watson and Robson falling to straight sets defeats and Konta retiring midway through the second set. Reason for Jo

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