Andy Roddick

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Andy Roddick says he tried to fight Novak Djokovic in US Open locker room

Retired American tennis player Andy Roddick has lifted the lid on his feud with world number one Novak Djokovic, revealing the two players almost came to blows in a locker room bust-up.

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10 things you should know about Nick Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios.

Tom Decent He's Australia's new golden boy, so here are some things you should know about Nick Kyrgios.

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Sentimental favourite Federer goes for 'just one more moment'

This is the second time that Roger Federer (above) and Novak Djokovic are meeting in a grand slam final.

Linda Pearce Roger Federer is a student of history, as well as a prolific maker of it, but was neither aware, nor did he particularly care that on Sunday he could become the oldest man to win a Wimbledon singles...

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Nadal's time, springtime in Paris

Rafall? Can Rafael Nadal arrest his slump in time for Roland Garros?

Christopher Clarey This is all Rafael Nadal's fault, of course. If he had not been superhuman on clay for the last decade, tennis analysts would not be twisting themselves into knots trying to determine the hows and...

Four found dead in fire at home owned by James Blake

James Blake

The bodies of four people have been found after a fire destroyed a million-dollar Florida mansion owned by former tennis star James Blake.

Francis Tiafoe, the improbable tennis prodigy

Francis

Liz Clarke With no other place to call home, he slept as a child at a tennis club where his dad worked as a maintenance worker. Now Francis Tiafoe is the sport's most buzzed-about prospect.

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Stanislas Wawrinka puzzled after Australian Open success

Stanislas Wawrinka leaves court after his first-round defeat.

Linda Pearce Stan Wawrinka’s first grand slam match as a grand slam champion has ended with a shock grand slam exit.

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Swiss fights history to avoid a flop

Rafael Nadal

Jake Niall Like many before, the men's final could turn into a smashing for the irrepressible Rafael Nadal.

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Australian greats defend Bernard Tomic

Former tennis player John Newcombe

Linda Pearce and Michael Chammas Former Australian greats have defended Bernard Tomic's retirement one set into his opening round Australian Open match against world No.

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Novak Djokovic handles extreme hot weather and opponent to advance to third round of Australian Open

Novak Djokovic keeps himself hydrated during his match against Leonardo Mayer.

Mike Hedge Defending champion takes another step toward his fifth Australian Open title.

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Tomic, not guilty - at least this time

Linda Pearce

Linda Pearce History had much to do with the boos that greeted an injured Tomic

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Tomic: I made right decision

Bernard Tomic speaks to the media on Wednesday.

Michael Chammas and Linda Pearce Bernard Tomic insists he risked being out of the game for up to four months if he had played on through a groin injury.

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Live: 2014 Australian Open - Day Three

Casey Dellacqua.

Scott Spits The 2014 Australian Open goes into the second round with another day of brutal heatwave conditions forecast to hit Rod Laver Arena and its surrounds.

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Fighting spirit a winner for Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis despite Australian Open losses

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Chris Wilson Canberra's Nick Kyrgios has won so much with the biggest loss of his young professional tennis career.

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Novak Djokovic gracious after Australian Open exit

Novak Djokovic

After midnight, after four hours of extraordinary effort, after losing something precious and probably irreplaceable, Novak Djokovic had a quick shower and gave a lesson in humility.

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Trying times waiting to see the best of Bernie

Bernard Tomic

Linda Pearce He has the talent, but Bernard Tomic is not making the most of his prodigious gifts.

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Australian teen into US Open

Nick Kyrgios

Linda Pearce Nick Kyrgios faces an US Open baptism of fire after successfully qualifying.

Going for it

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Linda Pearce Sam Stosur heads into the US Open, the one grand slam she has won, without a coach.

Sam strikes out on own

Samantha Stosur

Linda Pearce When a triumphant Samantha Stosur was hauled up into the players' box to celebrate her maiden grand slam title at the 2011 US Open, her first embrace was with her emotional coach David Taylor, with...

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One five-set epic later, Tomic marches into the unknown

Bernard Tomic

Linda Pearce Bernard Tomic is building an enviable five-set record. His next US Open opponent, British qualifier Dan Evans, noted as much when the Australian’s gruelling win over Albert Ramos appeared headed for...