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Australian Open run was no 'fluke', says Collins

28 days ago   |   By Reuters

Danielle Collins's fairytale run at the Australian Open was crushed by the resurgent Petra Kvitova in the semi-finals on Thursday but the unseeded American said she would take huge confidence into the rest of the season.
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Tennis: Kvitova on the brink of crowning brave comeback

28 days ago   |   By Reuters

Petra Kvitova stands on the verge of completing one of the bravest comebacks in tennis after ending the fairytale run of unseeded American Danielle Collins to reach her first Australian Open final on Thursday.
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US champion Naomi Osaka proves she's no one-hit wonder by reaching Australian Open final

US champion Naomi Osaka proves she's no one-hit wonder by reaching Australian Open final

28 days ago   |   By Metro

Osaka advanced to the final
Naomi Osaka became the first player since 2001 to follow up a maiden Grand Slam win with a run to the final of the next major as she defeated Karolina Pliskova 6-2 4-6 6-4.
Not since Jennifer Capriati won the Australian Open and French Open back-to-back has a first-time Slam champion backed up a victory at one major with a final at the next, and Osaka can now become just the 10th woman to win consecutive US Open and Australian Open titles in Saturday's finale.
The fourth seed moved back above her final opponent Petra Kvitova, who earlier beat unseeded American...
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Petra Kvitova beats Danielle Collins to reach Australian Open final

Petra Kvitova beats Danielle Collins to reach Australian Open final

28 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

No 8 seed Kvitova, playing in just her second semi-final here, was not at her brilliant best in the first set but delivered the goods when needed to seal a 7-6, 6-0 victory against the American star.
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Tennis: Kvitova swats aside Collins to reach first Melbourne final

28 days ago   |   By Reuters

Petra Kvitova will compete in her first Grand Slam final in five years after ending the fairytale run of unseeded American Danielle Collins with a decisive 7-6(2) 6-0 victory on a scorching afternoon at Melbourne Park on Thursday.
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Tennis: Kvitova defeats Collins to reach Australian Open final

28 days ago   |   By Reuters

Petra Kvitova will compete in her first Grand Slam final in five years after ending the fairytale run of unseeded American Danielle Collins with a decisive 7-6(2) 6-0 victory on a scorching afternoon at Melbourne Park on Thursday.
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