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Bartoli looks forward to returning to court four years after retirement

Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli just wants to enjoy herself and play big matches when she returns to competitive tennis in March after more than four years in retirement.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/9 23:03:40

Defending champ Konta bows out in first round

Defending champion Johanna Konta suffered a reversal of last year's final when she was bundled out in the first round of the Sydney International by Agnieszka Radwanska on Tuesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/9 23:03:39

Aussie Open gets huge boost

Former champions Stan Wawrinka and Rafa Nadal gave Australian Open organizers a massive boost on Tuesday when they both said they were looking forward to next week's season-opening Grand Slam after battling long-term injuries.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/9 22:53:39

Stephens bundled out in Sydney event

US Open champion Sloane Stephens' preparations for the Australian Open hit a speed bump on Monday when she was bundled out of the Sydney International first round by ­Italy's Camila Giorgi.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/8 22:43:40

Former champ Azarenka pulls out of Aussie Open

Former champion Victoria Azarenka, who has been locked in a custody battle over her young son, pulled out of the Australian Open on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/8 22:43:39

Makarova beats the heat to surprise Ostapenko in sweltering Sydney

Ekaterina Makarova kept cool in the fierce Australian heat to upset the French Open champion and world No.7 Jelena Ostapenko 7-6 (7/3), 6-1 in the opening round of the Sydney International on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/7 22:23:40

Goerges quits Sydney event after winning Auckland title

Powerful-serving Julia Goerges stunned top seed Caroline Wozniacki with a straight-set win in the WTA Auckland Classic final on Sunday, but withdrew from the Sydney International just hours later, joining a growing list of injury concerns for star players at the Australian Open.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/7 22:23:39

Nick Kyrgios wins Brisbane title

Nick Kyrgios was at his brilliant best as he downed American Ryan Harrison to claim the Brisbane International in straight sets on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2018/1/7 22:18:39

Margaret Court to skip Australian Open over homosexuality views

Tennis great Margaret Court, whose views on homosexuality sparked calls for a boycott of the Australian Open stadium named after her, will not attend this year's tournament, organizers said Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/5 21:43:40

Serena Williams out of Australian Open as list of absences grows

Defending champion Serena Williams announced that she would withdraw from the Australian Open on Friday, adding that she was not fully prepared to keep playing after giving birth four months ago.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/5 11:12:44

Konta pullout sends Svitolina into semis

Elina Svitolina reached the Brisbane International semifinals after Johanna Konta retired with a hip injury during the third set of their ­quarterfinal on Thursday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/4 23:13:40

Andy Murray pulls out of Aussie Open with hip injury

Former world No.1 Andy Murray will miss this month's Australian Open after failing to recover from the hip injury that has kept him out of action for nearly six months.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/4 23:13:40

Sharapova, Halep remain on course to meet in Shenzhen Open final

Former world No.1 Maria Sharapova cruised past Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas and into the semifinals of the Shenzhen Open in China on Thursday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/4 23:13:39

Dominant Svitolina cruises into Brisbane quarterfinals

World No.6 Elina Svitolina continued her charge at the Brisbane International as she eased past Croatia's Ana Konjuh and into the quarterfinals with a 6-3, 6-1 win on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/3 22:48:41

Kyrgios battles injury as Raonic crashes out

Australian third seed Nick Kyrgios overcame a leg injury to reach the quarterfinals of the Brisbane International on Wednesday as fourth seed ­Milos Raonic was bundled out by wild card Alex de Minaur.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/3 22:48:40

Wozniacki continues march in Auckland

Caroline Wozniacki continued to build on her WTA Finals victory late last year with another impressive performance on her way to a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Croatia's Petra Martic to reach the quarterfinals of the Auckland Classic on Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/3 22:48:40

Top seed Wozniacki cruises in Auckland

Top seed Caroline Wozniacki cruised through to the second round of the WTA Auckland Classic on Tuesday but other seeded players struggled in their opening matches of the new year.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/2 22:28:40

Sharapova downs Riske in tough test at Shenzhen Open

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova came back from a set down to defeat American Alison Riske at the Shenzhen Open on Tuesday and book a spot in the quarterfinals.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/2 22:28:40