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Arnaboldi wins epic qualifying match at French Open

PARIS (AP) — Andrea Arnaboldi needed two days and spent four hours and 26 minutes on court to win the qualifying match featuring the most number of games in the history of the French Open on Thursday.

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US Open champion Cilic loses in Geneva Open quarterfinals

GENEVA (AP) — Grand Slam title winners Stan Wawrinka and Marin Cilic were beaten in the Geneva Open quarterfinals by unseeded opponents on Thursday.

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Isner reaches Open de Nice semifinals; Gulbis goes out

NICE, France (AP) — Second-seeded John Isner of the United States beat Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (3), 6-4 to reach the Open de Nice semifinals on Thursday, while defending champion Ernests Gulbis lost 6-2, 6-4 against Austria’s Dominic Thiem.

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2014 French Open doubles champ Julien Benneteau withdraws

PARIS (AP) — Reigning French Open men’s doubles champion Julien Benneteau is pulling out of this year’s tournament because he has not fully recovered from a sports hernia.

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Kerber defeats Doi to reach Nuremberg Cup semifinals

NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) — Second-seeded Angelique Kerber reached the semifinals of the Nuremberg Cup with a comfortable 6-2, 6-3 defeat of Japanese qualifier Misaki Doi on Thursday.

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