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Maria Sharapova was suspended from tennis for two years June 8 for testing positive for meldonium at the Australian Open, and immediately responded by saying she would appeal the decision to sport's highest court
Çağla Büyükakçay, Turkey’s top tennis player, continued her historic clay court season at Roland Garros, defeating Aliaksandra Sasnovich 5-7, 7-6, 6-2 on May 23 to become the first Turkish woman in the Open Era to win a match at a Grand Slam
Top seed Venus Williams’ bid to win the WTA Istanbul Cup ended at the first hurdle on July 21, as the American icon lost 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) to Ukrainian qualifier Kateryna Bondarenko
Turkish tennis player Cağla Büyükakçay became the first Turkish player to win a WTA tournament following a victory over Montenegro’s Danka Kovinic in the final of the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup International Women’s tournament on April 24
Three of top 25 players are in action this week, as the tour heads to another pair of international events, starting with the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup in Istanbul on July 20
MELBOURNE - Reuters
Angelique Kerber upsets world number one Serena Williams to clinch the Australian Open and become the first German to win a grand slam title since her childhood idol Steffi Graf in 1999
LONDON – The Associated Press
It’s more obvious than ever that Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have really distanced themselves from the rest of the elite in tennis.
Tolga Yenigün – ISTANBUL
The Turkish Tennis Federation has launched talks with world number 17 Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic, in a bid to grant him Turkish citizenship
Some of the world's top tennis professional will compete in Turkey next month in the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup.
Turkey’s top professional tennis player, Marsel İlhan, ranked 84th in the ATP rankings, has advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open.
PARIS – Reuters
Rafael Nadal believes he can recover from his crushing French Open quarterfinal defeat by Novak Djokovic and return even stronger.
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