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Tennis-style payback plan could provide lift for the Olympics

Linda Pearce Tennis Australia's HECS-style payments could work for Olympics, says TA director.

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Stosur looks to Olympics

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 27:  Samantha Stosur of Australia shows her dejection during her ladies' singles second round match against Arantxa Rus of Netherlands on day three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 27, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Darren Walton Offering no excuses for her latest Wimbledon flop, Samantha Stosur is backing Australia's Olympic spirit to fire up the country's crestfallen tennis aces.

From Woden to the Olympics, Morris dives into dream

Woden swimmer Hugo Morris has emerged as a bolter for next year's London Olympics after a sizzling return to the AIS pool over the weekend.

Hewitt out of Olympics but in Davis Cup

Darren Walton Lleyton Hewitt has reaffirmed his commitment to Australia's vital Davis Cup tie with Chile next month, despite suffering from an ongoing hip injury.

Dellacqua to debut at Olympics

Darren Walton Rising star Casey Dellacqua is among four debutants confirmed in Australia's Olympic tennis team.

Molik still eyeing third Olympics

By Darren Walton Athens bronze medallist Alicia Molik refuses to give up on making her third straight Australian Olympics team despite losing almost all hope of qualifying.

Henin to skip Fed Cup for Olympics

By Rob Casert Justine Henin will rely on some Belgian goodwill to be able to defend her Olympic title in Beijing next year.

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Andy Murray splits with coach Lendl

London Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has split with coach Ivan Lendl after two years.

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The rebuilding of Rafa

Rafael Nadal.

Simon Cambers Nadal has made a remarkable recovery from serious injury. Already No. 1 in the world and with a fierce hunger to add to his 13 grand slam tournament wins, he is threatening to overtake everyone who...

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Rafael Nadal deserves his place in the great debate

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Simon Cambers The Spaniard is close to becoming the best player of all time, writes Simon Cambers.

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Bouchard a member of Canada's 'royal' family

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Emma Quayle Eugenie Bouchard is the player Casey Dellacqua must get past to play in a quarter-final, and one of the tour's big improvers.

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French with a royal connection

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard.

Emma Quayle Eugenie Bouchard is the player Casey Dellacqua must get past to play in a quarter-final.

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2014 Australian Open - Day 10 updates

Live: Australian Open 2013.

Scott Spits The four remaining quarter-finals in the men's and women's draws will be completed. Will we see yet more upsets after some of the bigger names departed in the middle rounds of the tournament?

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Australian Open: Great expectations

Switzerland's Roger Federer

Linda Pearce You might call it a dream tennis day, and it was, so we will. First, sitting with Roger Federer on Rod Laver Arena for a strictly-few-minutes chat that stretched nicely beyond.

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Zen and the art of tennis

Novak Djokovic

THE eyes said it all. Novak Djokovic sat hunched in his chair, so deep in thought he was barely aware of the journalists and photographers filing into the interview room.

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Federer loses to world No.116 at Wimbledon

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Defending champion Roger Federer crashed out of Wimbledon on Wednesday when he lost to Ukraine's world No.

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Sharapova knocked out of Wimbledon

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 26:  Maria Sharapova of Russia speaks to members of the media during a press conference on day three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 26, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Chris Raphael/AELTC - Pool/Getty Images)

London Third seed and 2004 champion Maria Sharapova crashed out of Wimbledon on Wednesday, losing her second-round match 6-3 6-4 to Portuguese qualifier Michelle Larcher De Brito.

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Tomic continues to confound

Bernard Tomic after his win over Richard Gasquet on Saturday.

Greg Baum At Wimbledon on Saturday, Bernard Tomic left top tenner Richard Gasquet, the BBC and the British press shaking their heads in wonder.

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Grown-ups of game remain after plague destroys seeds

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Greg Baum In Wimbledon's lush paddocks, somehow the wheat has become mixed up with the chaff.

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In the slip stream

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Greg Baum In Wimbledon's lush paddocks, somehow the wheat has become mixed up with the chaff.