Daniela Hantuchova

Daniela Hantuchova

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Survival the name of the game in Open's first week: Daniela Hantuchova

Daniela Hantuchova

Daniela Hantuchova The bottom line is still the same - it's about surviving the first few rounds.

Martina Hingis returning to U.S. Open doubles competition

Returning to Flushing Meadows: Martina Hingis.

Torin Koos Anticipation involves risk. Positioning means determining the best place to hedge this risk.

Samantha Stosur and Casey Dellacqua notch wins in Montreal

Victorious: Samantha Stosur lets rip with a forehand in Montreal.

Samantha Stosur and Casey Dellacqua have made winning starts to their Toronto Masters campaigns in Montreal, but both face an uphill battle in the second round.

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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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2014 French Open draw - women's singles

Top seed: Serena Williams.

The completed draw for the women's singles at the 2014 French Open which gets underway at Roland Garros on Sunday (prefiprefix number denotes seeding) (prefix number denotes seeding).

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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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Happy Caroline Wozniacki back in the groove on Eastbourne grass

Caroline Wozniacki.

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki was happy to be back on grass and enjoying her game again after easing into the quarter-finals of the pre-Wimbledon Eastbourne event on Wednesday.

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Kyrgios to hold court with greats of game in international tennis league

Nick Kyrgios

Lee Gaskin Nick Kyrgios will rub shoulders with tennis royalty at the inaugural International Premier Tennis League.

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Victoria Azarenka books US Open semi with Flavia Pennetta

Flavia Pennetta.

Jim Slater Victoria Azarenka prevented the first over-30 women semi-final lineup in Grand Slam history, ripping Daniela Hantuchova 6-2, 6-3 Wednesday to secure a US Open last-four match with Italy's Flavia...

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Samantha Stosur to meet doubles partner Svetlana Kuznetsova in Kremlin Cup semi-finals

Samantha Stosur

Samantha Stosur will face doubles partner Svetlana Kuznetsova in the semi finals of the Kremlin Cup after both players won in straight sets on Friday.

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Ashleigh Barty backed to have fun against Maria Sharapova

Linda Pearce, Phil Lutton Ashleigh Barty's coach Jason Stoltenberg expects her to play without fear against career grand slam winner Maria Sharapova on Wednesday, in the biggest match of the 17-year-old's career.

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Barty's father not the typical tennis dad

Ashleigh Barty

Phil Lutton Rob Barty needs to lift his game. His teenage daughter Ashleigh may be a rising star but as an overbearing tennis dad, he's dragging the chain badly.

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Tennis: Injured Ash Barty pulls out of Brisbane International

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 31:  Ashleigh Barty of Australia serves in her doubles match partnered with Casey Dellacqua against Varvara Lepchenko of the USA and Raluca Olaru of Romania during day three of the 2014 Brisbane International at Queensland Tennis Centre on December 31, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Linda Pearce Rising Australian star Ashleigh Barty will not play Maria Sharapova in the Brisbane International, and will not play again before the Australian Open, having withdrawn from the grand slam lead-up...

Maria Sharapova to meet Ashleigh Barty at Brisbane International

Digitally altered image. Ash Barty set to face Maria Sharapova.

Phil Lutton The good news for Maria Sharapova is that the shoulder seems fine. The bad news for local teenager and underdog extraordinaire Ashleigh Barty is that the shoulder seems fine.

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Ashleigh Barty pulls out of Open lead-up events

Confident: Ashleigh Barty has been in great form.

Linda Pearce Rising Australian star pulls out after suffering a small tear in her left adductor.

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I can beat Serena Williams again, says Jelena Jankovic

Jelena Jankovic of Serbia plays a shot in her semifinal match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

Michael Chammas Former world No.1 Jelena Jankovic insists she isn't intimidated by the red-hot Serena Williams and says she has the game to unsettle the American if they meet at the Australian Open.

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Ashleigh Barty keen to take her chances against Serena Williams at Australian Open

Ashleigh Barty

Jon Pierik and Sam Lienert Australian wants to enjoy her chance to take on the world's top women's player.

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Ashleigh Barty is no pushover, warns wary Williams

Ashleigh Barty

Sam Lienert Australian teenager Ashleigh Barty has made a big impression on Serena Williams even before she meets the world No.1 in the Australian Open first round.

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Results from the third day of the Open

Collated results from the third day's play at the Australian Open.

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Extreme temperatures put all contenders on ice

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Daniela Hantuchova Melbourne Park when it is very hot is a bit like Wimbledon on a rainy day.