Australians stunned as Stosur sidelined

Sam Stosur's plans for the French Open will not be affected by the injury she sustained in the Fed Cup.

8:13 PM   The Achilles injury that ruled Sam Stosur out of Australia's shock 4-1 Fed Cup world group play-off loss to the Netherlands is not expected to affect her French Open chances.

Fed Cup failure has Australia flummoxed

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Joe Barton 6:10 PM   Australia's stunning Fed Cup World Group play-off loss to the Netherlands has left the team shell-shocked and searching for answers.

Djokovic wins Monte Carlo, sets ATP record

Novak Djokovic enjoys his win.

Novak Djokovic set another career record on Sunday with his second Monte Carlo title, as the Serb became the first man to win the opening three Masters 1000 events in a season.

Kvitova guides Czechs to Fed Cup final

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic plays a return to Caroline Garcia of France during their Fed Cup match on Sunday.

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova sent holders the Czech Republic into their fourth Fed Cup final in five years after breezing past France's Caroline Garcia in straight sets here on Sunday.

Double blow for Australia in Fed Cup campaign

Opener: Jarmila Gajdosova.

Casey Dellacqua saved Australia from an opening-day humiliation in their Fed Cup World Group playoff against the Netherlands on Saturday with a gritty win over Arantxa Rus

Bruton hits the streets for basketball makeover

Former Canberra NBL Hall of Famer Cal Bruton, playing with sons, Dante, 8, and Brooklyn, 11, will host a tournament at Westside Acton Park.

Chris Dutton   Cal Bruton takes to the streets as Nick Kyrgios gets his season back on track.

Australia to take Fed Cup fury out on Dutch

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Still seething from their hard-fought loss to Germany, Australia plan to take out their Fed Cup frustrations on the Netherlands in order to regain their place in the World Group.

Thelma Coyne Long, Australian tennis great, dies at 96

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MARGALIT FOX   Thelma Coyne Long, an Australian tennis star who won 19 grand slam titles, died Monday in Narrabeen, near Sydney. She was 96. Her death was announced by the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

Stosur just needs confidence: Molik

The 2011 US Open winner has fallen to 26th on the world rankings, her lowest since 2009.

All Sam Stosur needs to kickstart her French Open campaign is a confidence boost, and Australia's Fed Cup captain Alicia Molik believes she could get it this weekend.

Wawrinka thrashed by Dimitrov at Monte Carlo

Forlorn hope: Stanislas Wawrinka was knocked out by Grigor Dimitrov.

Samuel Petrequin   Defending champion Stanislas Wawrinka suffered an ugly third round beating at the hands of Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov at the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday.

Aussie tennis great Thelma Coyne Long dies

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Tennis Australia Hall of Fame inductee Thelma Coyne Long, who won 19 grand slam titles in singles, doubles and mixed doubles, has died, aged 96.

Tsonga, Monfils in second round of Monte Carlo Masters

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France plays a return to Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany at the Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco on Tuesday.

Frenchmen Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Gael Monfils moved into the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday as a pair of compatriots lined up challenges against leading seeds.

Isner through, Gulbis exits in Monte Carlo

John Isner on his way to beating Steve Johnson.

John Isner has defeated fellow American Steve Johnson 6-4 6-4 to win his first career match at the Monte Carlo Masters as Latvian 13th seed Ernests Gulbis fell 6-1 6-0.

Caroline Wozniacki denies tweet was a dig about ex Rory McIlroy

Former couple: Caroline Wozniacki and Rory McIlroy.

Caroline Wozniacki has defended her message of congratulations for Jordan Spieth in winning the US Masters, saying it was not a dig at former fiance Rory McIlroy.

No words: Andy Murray's wedding day message

The bride and groom after the ceremony.

Claire Siracusa   It's said a picture is worth a thousand words. Well, Andy Murray has certainly taken that adage to heart.

India's Mirza makes WTA history

Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza.

Sania Mirza will become the first Indian woman to claim the number one doubles ranking after nabbing the Charleston WTA title with partner Martina Hingis.

Tomic into second round at Monte Carlo

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Top seed Novak Djokovic and number two Roger Federer are both feeling close to the top of their games as the Monte Carlo Masters began on Sunday, marking the glamour start to the European claycourt season.

Kerber beats Keys in Charleston final

Angelique Kerber is expected to jump two places in world rankings, to 14th.

Germany's Angelique Kerber outlasted rising US talent Madison Keys 6-2 4-6 7-5 on Sunday to win the WTA claycourt title in Charleston.

Perfect match for Andy Murray in Scotland

Andy Murray and Kim Sears leave Dunblane Cathedral after their wedding.

Tennis ace Andy Murray married his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears at Dunblane's 12th century cathedral on Saturday, bringing his Scottish hometown to a standstill.

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Alison Bai wins Canberra title as she sets sights on world's top 250

Alison Bai has won the ACT Open with a convincing straight sets victory

Jon Tuxworth   Canberra's Alison Bai has set her sights on boosting her ranking enough to earn direct entry into next year's Australian Open playoffs after winning the ACT Open singles title at Lyneham on Saturday.