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Discovery sees off aggressive incumbent bid to gain WTA rights in Russia

MASON, OHIO - AUGUST 12: Maria Sharapova of Russia returns a shot to Alison Riske of the United States during Day 3 of the Western and Southern Open at Lindner Family Tennis Center on August 12, 2019 in Mason, Ohio. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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