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Alicia Molik confident ahead of Fed Cup tie

Linda Pearce Australian captain Alicia Molik believes she has the team to reach the nation's first Fed Cup decider since Liz Smylie, Wendy Turnbull and Anne Minter lost the 1984 decider to Czechoslovakia, with...

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Australia's Fed Cup team aiming to end final drought

Teaming up: From left, Samantha Stosur, Ashleigh Barty, Casey Delacqua and Storm Sanders.

Linda Pearce Fed Cup is like Davis Cup's little sister, the sibling that struggles to be noticed, the one that suffers a minor identity crisis beyond its dedicated inner circle.

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Rafael Nadal brings up 300 clay-court tennis wins

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia during the Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (MONACO - Tags: SPORT SOCCER TENNIS)

Scott Williams Top seed Rafael Nadal finished with an ace on match point to seal his 300th career claycourt victory and advance into the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday.

Tennis museum wanted for Tennyson

Tony Moore Tennis Queensland president Ken Laffey dreams of a stand-alone museum at the Queensland Tennis Centre at Tennyson.

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Samantha Stosur wary of Fed Cup threat Petkovic

Samantha Stosur has singled out Germany's Andrea Petkovic as a serious threat to Australia's hopes of winning the Fed Cup for the first time in 40 years.

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Nick Kyrgios chases more nights to remember

Magic: Kyrgios at the Australian Open.

Linda Pearce While Nick Kyrgios admits it must seem as if the highs in his young career have far outweighed the lows, he also knows how it feels to be homesick, to move between lonely hotel rooms, to miss his...

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Tennis star Nick Kyrgios aims at Wimbledon, French Open after being hit by injuries

Back on track: Nick Kyrgios is aiming at getting into the French Open for the second time and Wimbledon for the first.

Chris Dutton Rising Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios says a horror injury run "brought me back to earth", declaring he's in the best form of his short career and ready to stop a rankings slide.

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Swiss, Italy, France in Davis Cup semi-finals

Switzerland, Italy and France have all staged thrilling comebacks to reach the Davis Cup semi-finals.

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Storm Sanders is starting to make her mark

On target: Storm Sanders is starting to make her mark.

Linda Pearce Storm Sanders is known to her friends as Stormy, or Storminator, and sometimes Thunder, but the likeable tennis teen and self-confessed ''nerd'' insists she is nothing like her angry-sounding name.

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ATP first: Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal make Miami final with walkovers

Kei Nishikori of Japan.

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic reached the final of the Miami ATP Masters without lifting their racquets on Friday after their semi-final foes Tomas Berdych and Kei Nishikori withdrew.

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Williams beats Li for record seventh title

Serena Williams snapped out of her early doldrums to roar to a record seventh Miami WTA title on Saturday with a 7-5 6-1 win over China's Li Na.

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Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal for fourth Miami title

Novak Djokovic celebrates winning in straight sets against Rafael Nadal.

Novak Djokovic tames world number one Rafa Nadal 6-3 6-3 to claim his fourth Sony Open title.

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Djokovic beats Murray to reach Miami semis

Novak Djokovic reached the semi-finals of the Miami Masters in controversial fashion as he beat Andy Murray 7-5, 6-3, with a misinterpretation of a key rule making a huge difference.

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Nadal out slugs Raonic to reach Miami semis

Rafael Nadal is through to the semi-finals.

Steve Keating World number one Rafa Nadal took another step towards a first Miami title by out-slugging big-hitting Canadian Milos Raonic 4-6 6-2 6-4 on Thursday to reach the semi-finals of the Sony Open.

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Williams, Li set up enticing Miami showdown

Dominant: Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova.

Steve Keating Serena Williams and Li Na swept past familiar foes at the Sony Open on Thursday, setting up an exciting showdown for the Miami hardcourt crown between the world's top ranked players.

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Samantha Stosur cruises into third round in Miami

Australia's Samantha Stosur has eased her way into the third round of the WTA event in Miami with a straight-sets victory over Kiki Bertens from The Netherlands.

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Lleyton Hewitt hits 600 as Bernard Tomic folds in record time

Lleyton Hewitt hits his 600th victory.

Lleyton Hewitt recorded his 600th career victory at the Miami Masters while Bernard Tomic became the fastest loser in ATP Tour history.

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Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic open with Miami wins

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After a year's absence, fifth seeded Roger Federer celebrated his return to the Miami hardcourts with a clinical 6-4 7-6(4) second round win over towering Ivo Karlovic on Friday.

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Casey Dellacqua's run ends at Miami Masters

Casey Dellacqua.

Venus Williams combined 44 unforced errors with 11 aces to end Casey Dellacqua’s run at the Miami Masters with a 6-4 5-7 6-4 third round victory on Sunday.

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Andy Murray, Li Na move to fourth round in Miami

Andy Murray.

British sixth seed Andy Murray has downed former practice partner Feliciano Lopez 6-4 6-1 to reach the fourth round at the ATP and WTA Miami Masters.