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June 10, 2018 12:34 pm gmt |
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World number one Simona Halep finally won her first Grand Slam title with a gutsy comeback victory over American 10th seed Sloane Stephens in the French Open final. Halep, who had lost her three previous major finals, went a set and a break down at Roland Garros. But the 26-year-old Romanian battled ...
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January 28, 2018 3:52 am gmt |
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Caroline Wozniacki posed with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup in Melbourne’s Botanical Gardens on Sunday (January 28) after clinching her maiden grand slam title with a 7-6(2) 3-6 6-4 win over Simona Halep in the Australian Open final on Saturday (January 27). Following runner-up finishes at th...
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January 9, 2018 4:07 am gmt |
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Three-time grand slam champion Andy Murray has undergone hip surgery and is determined to return to action in time for this year’s Wimbledon tournament. The 30-year-old Briton posted an update on Facebook on Monday (January 8) giving notice of the operation to solve his injury problems. Murray ...
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January 8, 2018 3:39 am gmt |
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Twice champion Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from this month’s Australian Open as she continues a legal battle over the custody of her son. The Belarusian had been granted a wildcard for the season-opening grand slam but withdrew on Monday (January 8), organisers said. “Its unfortunate ...
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December 25, 2017 3:48 am gmt |
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Twenty-three time grand slam champion Serena Williams will play her first match since the birth of her daughter when she faces off against French Open winner Jelena Ostapenko at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi next week. The match with be the 36-year-old Williams’ first in a...
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December 22, 2017 4:42 am gmt |
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Andy Murray has delayed his departure to Australia but still hopes to begin his season in Brisbane in January. The three-time Grand Slam champion has not played a competitive match since Wimbledon because of a hip condition. The Scot is due to play in the Brisbane International, which starts on New Y...
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November 20, 2017 4:49 am gmt |
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Grigor Dimitrov claimed the biggest title of his career and sent out a huge statement of intent as the stylish Bulgarian beat David Goffin 7-5 4-6 6-3 to win the ATP Finals on Sunday (November 19). The 26-year-old recovered from losing his opening two service games to finally get the better of the wi...
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November 14, 2017 5:02 am gmt |
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Belgium’s first-time qualifier David Goffin sprung a huge surprise when he beat stricken world number one Rafael Nadal 7-6(5) 6-7(4) 6-4 at the ATP Finals in London, UK on Monday (November 13). Nadal’s notorious fighting spirit and Goffin’s frayed nerves stretched the match into a t...
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October 14, 2017 4:32 am gmt |
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Top seeds Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer remain on course to meet in Shanghai after reaching the last four. World number one Nadal beat Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 to register his 15th consecutive win and will face fourth seed Marin Cilic in the semis. Federer will play Juan Martin del Potro in...
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October 5, 2016 4:13 am gmt |
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Maria Sharapova’s doping ban has been reduced to 15 months after a Court of Arbitration for Sport hearing. Sharapova will be free to return to tennis on April 26, 2017, after CAS took nine months off an initial two-year suspension for a positive meldonium test. And the former world No 1 can now...
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July 11, 2016 10:43 am gmt |
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Maria Sharapova will miss next month’s Rio Olympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Monday decided to defer its decision on the Russian multiple grand slam champion’s appeal against a two-year doping ban until September. Sharapova was seeking to have her ban, which was i...
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February 14, 2016 11:35 am gmt |
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Austrian Dominic Thiem pulled off a shock in the semi-finals of the Argentina Open on Saturday (Feb 13), outlasting defending champion Rafael Nadal of Spain. The 22-year-old Thiem defeated Nadal 6-4 4-6 7-6(4) at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club in a match that took two hours and fifty minutes to co...
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January 31, 2016 7:12 am gmt |
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Germany’s Angelique Kerber stunned world number one Serena Williams in three sets to win her first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open. Kerber, seeded seventh, won a thrilling final 6-4 3-6 6-4 at Melbourne Park. The 28-year-old is the first German to win a major singles title since Steffi ...
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January 11, 2016 11:38 am gmt |
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Swiss great Roger Federer insisted he would be 100 percent fit for the Australian Open despite suffering from a flu-like illness during the Brisbane International. Federer, 34, lost in Sunday’s final of the season-opening tournament, going down 6-4, 6-4 to big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic. The...
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December 24, 2015 3:53 am gmt |
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Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been named International Tennis Federation World Champions for 2015, after both players won three Grand Slam titles this year. Djokovic won the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, amassing a career-best total of 11 titles in 2015 and an 82-6 win-loss ...
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December 15, 2015 6:19 am gmt |
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Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams celebrated seasons of epic proportions, claiming six of eight Grand Slam titles in a march to greatness dented only by two players producing once-in-a-lifetime performances. Djokovic ended 2015 with 11 titles, 82 wins and just six defeats in a haul which included th...
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November 1, 2015 5:52 am gmt |
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Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis sealed the Year-End WTA No. 1 doubles ranking on Saturday. The Indo-Swiss pair had as many as eight titles this year which speaks volumes of their success in 2015. The pair also prevailed in two Grand Slam finals: One at Wimbledon and the other at US Open. Sania Mirza partn...
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September 18, 2015 4:22 am gmt |
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Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik on Thursday said his tennis star Indian wife Sania Mirza’s success in the US Open has inspired him on the cricket field, but also put him under pressure. Mirza won the ladies doubles in the US Open last week with Swiss partner Martina Hingis, the pair’...
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July 12, 2015 3:51 am gmt |
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Serena Williams beat Spain’s Garbine Muguruza to win Wimbledon for the sixth time and complete the ‘Serena Slam’ as the holder of all four major titles. The 33-year-old American won 6-4 6-4 on Centre Court to claim her 21st Grand Slam title and third of 2015. Williams withstood a la...