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Romania's Cirstea advances to French Open women's singles third round

Romanian tennis player Sorana Cirstea advanced to the third round of the women's singles event at the French Open after beating Italian Martina Trevisan 6-4 3-6 6-4 on Wednesday in Paris. Cirstea, 31, world number 54, got a near win at the end of a match that lasted two hours and 37 minutes. Her best result in Paris remains the 2009 women's singles quarter-finals.

Djokovic continues his pursuit of a ninth championship at Melbourne tomorrow morning

The organizers decided that Djokovic, against the qualifier from Russia, will play the last match of the day again at the Rod Laver Arena.
This was also the case in the previous two matches, against Milo Raoni and Aleksandar Zverev, which gave him more time for rest and recuperation, considering the abdominal injury he is suffering from the match of the third round.

Romania's Halep progresses to Gippsland Trophy singles quarter-finals

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world number two, on Wednesday advanced to the singles quarter-finals of the 565,530-USD Gippsland Trophy WTA 500 tennis tournament after defeating German Laura Siegemund 6-2 6-4. Top-seed Halep, 29, prevailed in an hour and 33 minutes. The former world number one started the game strong and led 4-0, finishing the first set 6-2, after 39 minutes.

Nike Met Young Tennis Players with their Idols

The Nike sportswear brand's YouTube channel has released a series of videos in which young girls send touching letters to their favourite athletes. United by a common passion - tennis - Vanessa, Zoe, Madison, Catherine and Keiko share what they have learned from their idols and how much they recognize themselves in the end and even meet in person.

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