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Clijsters 'feels good' despite Dubai defeat

Kim Clijsters says she is going to plough ahead with her tennis comeback despite losing her return match 6-2, 7-6 (8/6) to Garbine Muguruza in the opening round of the WTA event in Dubai.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/18 17:48:41

Edmund punches ticket to NY Open final

Britain's Kyle Edmund found a second gear in the last game of the match to book his spot in Sunday's final of the New York Open where he will face Italy's Andreas Seppi.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/16 18:03:44

Pressure from young pretenders

US tennis legend Serena Williams enters her fourth decade as a Fed Cup player with the United States on Friday and Saturday as the 2020 qualifiers get under way.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/6 21:03:45

Djokovic targets Slam record in two seasons

No sooner had Novak Djokovic claimed his 17th Grand Slam trophy by triumphing at the Australian Open for the eighth time on Sunday, the Serb was already setting himself a deadline to claim the record of major titles.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/2/3 17:03:40

Djokovic powers past Federer

Novak Djokovic shattered the hopes of ailing rival Roger Federer on Thursday to sweep into a record eighth Australian Open final and move closer to his 17th Grand Slam crown.
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/30 23:28:41

Tirades mar Fognini's epic victory

Italian firebrand Fabio Fognini came through an intense five-set epic at the Australian Open Tuesday in a match overshadowed by expletive-laden rants at the umpire, who was slammed as “pathetic.”
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/21 22:23:40

Nadal in full flight down under

Top seed Rafael Nadal turned on the style as he launched his bid for a record-equalling 20th Major title at the Australian Open on Tuesday, but falling star Maria Sharapova hit a career low.
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/21 21:23:40

Retiring Wozniacki wants young players to 'be nice to each other'

Retiring former world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki Monday urged the younger generation of players to "be nice to each other," saying locker room friendships can last through life.
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/20 22:13:42

Gauff stuns Venus down under

Coco Gauff shone on her Australian Open debut on Monday as she knocked Venus Williams out of the first round in a repeat of her stunning victory over the seven-time Grand Slam champion in the Wimbledon opener last year.
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/20 22:08:43

Federer eases through

Roger Federer has ­never lost in the first round at the Australian Open since his debut 20 years ago, and the Swiss great kept his ­incredible record intact on Monday, attributing "old-school work ethic" for his Melbourne Park success.
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/20 22:03:41

Djokovic to face Struff

Top seed and world No.1 Ashleigh Barty's bid to end the host nation's long wait for a homegrown Australian Open champion will begin against Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko when the year's first Grand Slam gets under way next week.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/1/16 22:03:41

Big Three aim to keep young challengers at bay

Novak Djokovic admits the next generation of players are edging closer, but tennis's Big Three remain one step ahead as they aim to extend their dominance at the Australian Open.
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/16 19:28:41

Serena Williams aims to end long Grand Slam record quest

Serena Williams is ominously back to winning ways as she looks to finally complete her long quest for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/15 17:28:41

Nadal in good shape

After finally beginning a season with no injury concerns, Rafael Nadal has as clean a shot at the Australian Open as he could hope for as he takes aim at equaling Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam titles.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/1/15 17:28:40

Chocking smoke sees player quit qualifying at Aussie Open

A player collapsed in a coughing fit and retired from Australian Open qualifying on Tuesday as organizers faced a storm of criticism for ploughing ahead with matches despite bushfire smoke plunging Melbourne's air quality to "hazardous" levels.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/1/14 19:53:40

No clear favorite for Aussie Open

Defending champion Novak ­Djokovic insisted there are no clear favorites for the Australian Open despite his ­ominous start to the season.
Soure:Agencies: 2020/1/13 18:38:40

Serena ends three-year title drought

Serena Williams ended a three-year title drought and donated her winner's check to victims of the Australian bushfires in an emotional WTA Auckland Classic final on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/12 21:53:42

World No.1 Ashleigh Barty not concerned despite first up loss

World No.1 Ashleigh Barty remains upbeat about her Australian Open preparations despite losing her opening match of the season at the Brisbane International on Thursday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/9 20:03:40