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Ana Ivanovic breaks through with win on grass at Birmingham

Ana Ivanovic finally conquered her grasscourt gremlins with her first-ever tournament win on the surface, a 6-3 6-2 victory over Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova earning her the Birmingham Open title.

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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Ana Ivanovic dumps Serena Williams from Open

Ana Ivanovic of Serbia celebrates winning her fourth round match against Serena Williams of the United States

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.

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Maria Sharapova primed for Wimbledon after Williams exit

Maria Sharapova is looking for successive Grand Slam tournament wins.

The shock losses suffered by top two seeds Serena Williams and Li Na have left Maria Sharapova with a smooth passage and the Russian is primed to win her second Wimbledon title, 10 years after...

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Rod Laver says Nick Kyrgios will not beat Rafael Nadal

The hard-hitting Nick Kyrgios has all the weapons to be a star, Scott Draper says.

Linda Pearce Rod Laver will have none of this talk about Nick Kyrgios as a future top-five player or major championship winner.

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Rod Laver says Nick Kyrgios will not beat Rafael Nadal

Linda Pearce Rod Laver will have none of this talk about Nick Kyrgios as a future top-five player or major championship winner.

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Stan Wawrinka unhappy with Wimbledon schedule

Stan Wawrinka .

Linda Pearce Stan Wawrinka has savaged the scheduling that has left him to play three best-of five-set matches in three days if he is to reach a maiden Wimbledon semi-final.

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Serena Williams dumped from Wimbledon by Alize Cornet

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Linda Pearce For the third consecutive grand slam since winning her 17th major in New York, Serena Williams has started as the overwhelming title favourite, but gone no further than the fourth round.

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Serena Williams not yet over Roland Garros exit ahead of Wimbledon

Serena Wlliams

Linda Pearce Q: Your French Open defeat, how long did it take you to get over that?Serena Williams: “Who says I was over it?

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Casey Dellacqua downs Sam Stosur in Birmingham

Casey Dellacqua has upstaged higher-ranked compatriot Samantha Stosur to reach the quarter-finals of the WTA event in Birmingham.

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Casey Dellacqua loses in Birmingham semis

Casey Dellacqua blew a 5-1 lead in the first set tie-breaker.

Casey Dellacqua has missed out on a maiden WTA final appearance after suffering a straight-sets loss to Czech Barbora Zahlavova Strycova in Birmingham.

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Petra Kvitova beaten in Stuttgart WTA tournament

Petra Kvitova

STUTTGART: Alisa Kleybanova defeated third-seeded Petra Kvitova in straight sets on Wednesday to provide the first major upset at the Stuttgart tennis tournament.

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Maria Sharapova into last eight in Stuttgart WTA tournament

Maria Sharapova

Defending champion Maria Sharapova reached the last eight of the Stuttgart WTA tournament on Thursday with a convincing 6-4 6-3 win over fellow Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

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Sharapova to face Ivanovic in Stuttgart final

Defending champion Maria Sharapova moved to within one victory of her third straight Stuttgart title after a 6-1 6-2 win over Italy's Sara Errani in Saturday's semi-finals.

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Three-in-a-row for Maria Sharapova in Stuttgart

Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova claimed a hat-trick of Stuttgart titles on Sunday after coming from behind to win a three-set battle royal with Ana Ivanovic in Sunday's final.

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Stosur, Stan, Sharapova out of Rome tennis

World No.2 Li Na defeated Samantha Stosur 6-3 6-1 on Thursday to reach the Rome Masters quarter-finals on a day of upsets which included defeats for Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka, Maria...

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Rafael Nadal edges Andy Murray in Rome Masters quarter-finals

World No.1 Rafael Nadal dug deep to maintain his chances of defending his Rome Masters tennis title with a gutsy come-from-behind 1-6 6-3 7-5 win over Andy Murray on Friday in the quarter-finals.