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Tennis: Halep faces Svitolina again in Rome final after beating Sharapova

(Reuters) - World number one Simona Halep will face Elina Svitolina in a repeat of last year's Italian Open final after recovering from a set down to beat Russian Maria Sharapova 4-6 6-1 6-4 in Rome on Saturday. Defending champion Svitolina put in a clinical performance earlier in the day to beat

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Nadal and Djokovic to renew rivalry in Italian Open semis

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will renew their rivalry in the Italian Open semifinals - and three-time Rome champion Maria Sharapova also reached the last four Friday. Nadal, who holds a record seven titles at the Foro Italico, overcame a poor first set and a partisan crowd to beat Fabio Fognini 4

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Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic claim their best wins of the season in Rome 

Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic, two of tennis’s most famous names, claimed season’s-best results in Rome on Friday. Old friends as well as near-contemporaries in their arrival on the tour, they look to be hitting form just in time for Roland Garros. Sharapova went first, scraping through an apparently

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