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Tsitsipas eases past Hurkacz in Marseille

Tsitsipas eases past Hurkacz in Marseille

Australian Open semi-finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas made light work of Hubert Hurkacz in his opening match at the Open 13 in Marseille. Tsitsipas is joined in the last eight by Mikhail Kukushkin after he beat fourth seed Denis Shapovalov in straight sets. Former champion Gilles Simon is also through, bouncing back after losing the first set against Peter Gojowczyk.

Van Uytvanck wins in Budapest

Van Uytvanck wins in Budapest

Defending champion Alison Van Uytvanck made a winning start at the Hungarian Ladies Open, but Andrea Petkovic is out. Van Uytvanck began the defence of her Hungarian Ladies Open title with a straight-sets victory over Vera Zvonareva. While most seeds survived in round one, Andrea Petkovic and Aleksandra Krunic were both dumped out.

Halep books Dubai quarter-final

Halep books Dubai quarter-final

Defending champion Elina Svitolina joined Simona Halep in the Dubai Tennis Championships quarter-finals with victory on Wednesday. Halep will meet Belinda Bencic next, while the top half of the draw is completed by Carla Suarez Navarro and defending champion Elina Svitolina. Meanwhile, fellow seed Angelique Kerber was sent crashing out Hsieh Su-wei.

Windies break ODI sixes record

Windies break ODI sixes record

Chris Gayle registered his 24th ODI century in Barbados as West Indies hit a record 23 sixes in their 360-8 against England. Gayle launched 12 of the maximums in Barbados as they went past the previous best set by New Zealand against the Windies in January 2014. Darren Bravo struck four of his own before Ashley Nurse slapped Adil Rashid for two in four balls.

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