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Oliver Crawford turns pro

After three years, Oliver Crawford has decided to go pro. The young athlete caught up with Steve Russell on Sportscene to discuss his big decision. Crawford’s career The 5’10 ace has had an impressive career at Florida. He is 63-22 in overall singles, as well as 23-5 in the SEC. …

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Djokovic Plans Relief Fund For Players

Novak Djokovic, the reigning world No. 1 player, hasn’t forgotten about the little guys. Djokovic, who is also the current Association of Tennis Professionals president, proposed a relief fund for lower ranked players on Friday. Novak Djokovic Speaking Out On Relief Fund Djokovic outlined a $4 million dollar plan with …

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French Open suspended due to COVID-19

The French Open is the most recent sporting event to have fallen victim to rescheduling due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Originally scheduled for May 24 through June 7, the tennis major is now scheduled for Sept. 20 through Oct. 4. Conflicts with the French Open The move to September shocked …

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Novak Djokovic Wins Australian Open

One of the world’s greatest tennis players returned to his perch atop the tennis world. Novak Djokovic secured his eighth Australian Open title on Sunday night, marking the second consecutive year the Serbian has won the tournament. For Djokovic, there was no better way to begin the 2020 season. The …

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Nadal Grabs Another Grand Slam Title

Rafael Nadal is still celebrating his victory over Daniil Medvedev on Sunday in the grueling five-set match to secure his fourth US Open Championship title and 19th Grand Slam title. Lengthy Match The US Open Championship match was quite a tiresome battle between No. 2 Rafael Nadal and No. 5 …

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15-Year-Old Gauff Upsets Venus Williams at Wimbledon

Age is nothing but a number for American tennis player Cori “Coco” Gauff. Gauff, 15, is the youngest player ever to qualify for Wimbledon. She qualified even with her 313th world ranking. In her first round matchup, she faced one of the sports most recognizable stars: Venus Williams. Gauff, who …

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