Tennis

3:11 PM ET ESPN staff Carla Suarez Navarro crashed out of the opening round of the Mallorca Open on Monday, suffering defeat to compatriot Lara Arruabarrena. Arrubarrena clinched the first set 6-4, before Suarez Navarro fought back to a tiebreak in the second before eventually falling out 7-6(4) in the final set. Earlier in the
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3:34 PM ET Associated Press HALLE, Germany — Seeded players Dominic Thiem, Roberto Bautista Agut and Kei Nishikori all came through their first-round matches at the Gerry Weber Open on Monday. The third-seeded Thiem hit 19 aces as he defeated Russian qualifier Mikhail Youzhny 7-6 (5), 6-2 to advance to a second-round meeting with Yuichi
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8:16 AM ET Former world No. 1 Novak Djokovic says overcoming the mental challenge will be Andy Murray‘s biggest obstacle when he returns to tennis after a long-term hip injury. Murray, who has been sidelined for almost a year since losing in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon last July, will make his long-awaited return against Australia’s
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10:44 AM ET ESPN staff Richard Gasquet defeated French compatriot Jeremy Chardy to win the Libema Open at Hertogenbosch. The world No. 30 was in scintillating form in the final, showing the grass court prowess that has taken him to two Wimbledon semi-finals on his way to a 6-3, 7-6 (5) win. The first set
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11:54 AM ET ESPN staff Coco Vandeweghe is out of the Libema Open after she lost to Serbia’s Aleksandra Krunic in Saturday’s semifinal. The top seed from the USA conceded successive tie breaks after winning the first set at Hertogenbosch, finally losing out 6-2, 6-7 (4), 6-7 (1). Maria Sharapova and Madison Keys have withdrawn
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12:12 PM ET ESPN staff Britain’s Daniel Evans is into the final of the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham as he continues his fine comeback from a drugs ban. The 28-year-old defeated Spain’s Marcel Granollers 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 to make his first final since returning to action in April. The world No. 530 was suspended
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7:17 AM ET ESPN staff Andy Murray will make his return from injury at the Fever Tree Championships at Queen’s against Nick Kyrgios next week as he looks to be fit for Wimbledon. The tournament at the Queen’s Club in London will be Murray’s first competitive event in almost a year. World No. 1 Rafael
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4:21 PM ET Alex Underwood Andy Murray still hopes to play in the Fever Tree Championships at the Queen’s Club in London despite delaying a final decision until Saturday. ESPN understands Murray will make a final decision Saturday morning before the main draw takes place at midday. The former world No. 1 practised with fellow
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