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Ana Ivanovic dumps Serena Williams from Open

Serbian Ana Ivanovic has pulled off the upset of the Australian Open so far with defeat of top seed and overwhelming tournament favourite Serena Williams.

Ana Ivanovic defeats Serena Williams

2014 Australian Open tennis at Melbourne Park.  Serena Williams loses her match to Ana Ivanovic.  The Age. Photo: Angela Wylie. January 19 2014.

14th seed Ana Ivanovic suprised the world by defeating Number 1 seed Serena Williams 6-4 3-6 3-6 at Rod Lava Arena during The Australian Open in Melbourne.

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Australian Open: Teenager Eugenie Bouchard dumps Ana Ivanovic in the quarters

Eugenie Bouchard

Boom Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard has upset Serbia's Ana Ivanovic to advance to the semi-finals of the Australian Open.

Ana Ivanovic ends Sam Stosur's Australian Open

Michael Gleeson This was old ground and new. Sam Stosur was defeated by Ana Ivanovic and so again decamped from her home tournament unsatisfyingly early.

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Ana Ivanovic ends Sam Stosur's Australian Open

Samantha Stosur

Michael Gleeson This was old ground and new. Sam Stosur was defeated by Ana Ivanovic and so again decamped from her home tournament unsatisfyingly early.

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Lleyton Hewitt out, but Sam Stosur wins at Indian Wells Masters

Lleyton Hewitt.

Lleyton Hewitt's bid for a 600th tour win has been ended by giant South African Kevin Anderson, but fellow Australian Samantha Stosur safely progressed to the third round of the Indian Wells Masters.

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Serena Williams makes winning return from back injury in Dubai

Serena Williams

Serena Williams eased into the third round of the WTA Dubai Open in her first match since injuring her back at the Australian Open.

Stosur expects to crack top 10 again

Darren Walton Samantha Stosur is targeting a swift return to the world's top 10 and another tilt at French Open glory after having her Australian Open campaign ended prematurely again.

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Casey Dellacqua ready for big time, bloody oath she is

Single-minded: Casey Dellacqua's relationship with coach Shannon Nettle and her doubles success have fuelled her confidence for singles campaigns.

Linda Pearce Six years ago, her passage to the fourth round was a fairytale. Now it's about experience.

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Sam Stosur shrugs off exit to target world's top 10 and focus on slams

Sam Stosur

Linda Pearce Sam Stosur followed her third-round singles loss with a round-two doubles defeat to exit the Australian Open on day six - later, at least, and also less despondently than in recent years.

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Australian Open 2014: Casey Dellacqua aims for late-career peak

Casey Dellacqua

Linda Pearce On this same weekend six years ago, Casey Dellacqua needed to look at the morning papers to make sure she had not been dreaming.

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Live: 2014 Australian Open - Day Seven

Fabio Fognini shakes hands with Novak Djokovic

Claire Siracusa The first Sunday of competition at Melbourne Park sees the start of the Australian Open fourth round as the tournament edges towards the pointy end.

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Partisan Aussies' jibes no match for Ivanovic cool

Michael Chammas During Ana Ivanovic's third-round victory against Sam Stosur, the Australian crowd did everything to try to get the Queenslander over the line.

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Australian Open: Back injury hindered Serena Williams

Serena Williams.

Linda Pearce Serena Williams almost did not start the match she lost against Ana Ivanovic.

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Quarter-final out of reach for Casey Dellacqua at Austalian Open

Casey Dellacqua

Michael Gleeson It all started so well. Three rounds, three highly rated difficult opponents, three wins.

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Casey Dellacqua's Open over but not her rise

Casey Dellacqua of Australia plays a forehand in her fourth round singles match against Eugenie Bouchard of Canada.

Sam Lienert Australia's Casey Dellacqua has been beaten in the Australian Open fourth round, but says she will take renewed confidence into the rest of the year.

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Djokovic moves into quarter-finals with hardly a ripple

Looking back in happiness: Novak Djokovic has the beginnings of a smile on his face after a comprehensive fourth-round win over Fabio Fognini on Sunday.

Greg Baum Serb stands an even-money chance of winning Australian Open for fourth time in a row.

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A big grin from Sloane Stephens may anger Serena Williams

Sloane

Michael Chammas Footage emerges of Sloane Stephens celebrating Serena Williams' shock exit.

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Pained Serena sent packing by Ivanovic

Serena Williams

Linda Pearce Former No.1 rediscovering her best tennis after some difficult years.

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Casey's dream run is over

The end is nigh: Casey Dellacqua during a break in her women's singles match against Canada's Eugenie Bouchard.

Michael Gleeson It all started so well. Three rounds, three highly rated, difficult opponents, three wins.