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Jabeur beats Wimbledon champion Kvitova at Sydney Classic

SYDNEY (AP) — Ons Jabeur advanced to the quarterfinals of the Sydney Tennis Classic by beating two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-4, 6-4 Wednesday in one of several warm-up tournaments for next week’s Australian Open.

The seventh-seeded Jabeur had five aces and won 76% of her first-serve points to set up a match against fourth-seeded Anett Kontaveit.

“I’ve been working a lot on myself and my mentality,” said Jabeur, who will be seeded ninth at the Australian Open. “Everyone knows . . .

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The Latest: Venus Williams ousted in 2nd round at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Venus Williams had a tough time from the start in her second-round match at Wimbledon.

She faced five break points in the 22-point opening game before she held, and things went downhill from there as she lost to No. 21 Ons Jabeur 7-5, 6-0.

Playing for the second day in a row, the 41-year-old Williams seemed to tire. She had only 15 winners and . . .

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