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    WTA week of 5/19; Strasbourg & Nurnberg

    Two great wins for Australia already today in Strasbourg. Stosur in straights over Pegula. Sharma also in straights over Zhang.
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    2019 ATP Sudden Death League: FRENCH OPEN

    QR1: Trungelleti BU: Elias Ymer
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    2019 Italian Open - WTA Thread

    Azarenka/Barty come from a set down to win the Italian Open doubles title 4-6 6-0 10-3. It’s Ash’s 10th doubles title, Vika’s 8th and their first doubles title together.
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    2019 Italian Open - WTA Thread

    Great year so far for Karolina, wasn't looking the best on clay but really turned it round this week. Brisbane champ Aus Open SF Dubai QF Indian Wells QF Miami Final Stuttgart 2R (had a bye) Madrid 3R Rome champ
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    2019 Italian Open - WTA Thread

    Karolina Pliskova gets it done 6-3 6-4 over Jo Konta. Wins her biggest career title on clay. Nice momentum ahead of the French Open. She leaves Rome as the world #2.
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    2019 Italian Open - WTA Thread

    Pliskova closes the first set 6-3. Konta had her shot to get it back on serve but clipped the net.
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    2019 Italian Open - WTA Thread

    Jo just completely blew that break point.. Deuce.
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    2019 Italian Open - WTA Thread

    Pliskova double faults at 30-30 when serving for the first set. Break point Konta..
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    2019 Italian Open - WTA Thread

    Last years champs Barty/Schuurs facing off against each other for the title.
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    2019 Italian Open - WTA Thread

    Jo Konta does it. Knocks out Madrid champ and #3 Bertens to make the Rome final. Her first Premier 5 final. She's previously made the Premier Mandatory 2016 Beijing final and won the 2017 Miami Open.
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    2019 Italian Open - WTA Thread

    In saying that, despite her poor showing at the French and also Madrid during her career, Konta hasn't been terrible in Rome. Made the 3R each time she's played (2016 she beat then top 10 Vinci, 2017 she had a bye and beat Poots and took a set off Venus, 2018 she beat Rybarikova and Hsieh and...
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    2019 Italian Open - WTA Thread

    Konta who has never won a main draw match at the French Open and is known for being pretty average on clay is a game away from the Rome final... Ok then.
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    2019 Italian Open - WTA Thread

    If Pliskova and Bertens win their SF (which seems likely), the two will then battle for not only the title but also for the #2 ranking. It puts them both in a good position for the French Open as both Pliskova and Bertens only have 3R points to defend. It's going to be so tight at the French...
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