Dominika Cibulkova

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Australian Open: Maria Sharapova loses to Dominika Cibulkova

Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova causes the second huge women's upset at the Australian Open in as many days, downing third seed Maria Sharapova in the fourth round.

Australian Open: Dominika Cibulkova v Maria Sharapova

Dominika Cibulkova

Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova has caused the second huge women's upset at the Australian Open in as many days, downing third seed Maria Sharapova in the fourth round.

Australian Open Day 10: Dominika Cibulkova v Simona Halep

Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia)
Cibulkova in action.

Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova celebrates after victory in her women's singles match against Romania's Simona Halep on day ten of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.

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Australian Open: Dominika Cibulkova reaches her second grand slam semi

Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova

Dominika Cibulkova has marched into the semi-finals at the Australian Open with a commanding straight-sets victory over Romanian Simona Halep.

Australian Open: Dominika Cibulkova through to final

Dominika Cibulkova.

Slovakian underdog Dominika Cibulkova stunned fifth seed Agnieszka Radwanska, losing just three games to storm into an Australian Open final against China's Li Na.

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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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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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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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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.

Casey Dellacqua through to quarter-finals at Indian Wells

Casey Dellacqua has halved her tennis ranking since the start of the year as she eyes a spot in the Indian Wells Masters semi-finals.

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Australia, Italy, Germany into Federation Cup semi-finals

Fed Cup.

Italy keep their Fed Cup title defence on track, downing the United States.

Live: 2014 Australian Open - Rafael Nadal v Roger Federer

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Shane Brady The match of the tournament might be reserved for the semi-finals. Old foes Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal clash for a spot in Sunday night's decider.

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Two attacking players ready to fight out Australian Open final

Daniela Hantuchova

Daniela Hantuchova The Australian Open final between Li Na and Dominika Cibulkova is probably not the one that many people would have predicted.

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Coach Carlos Rodriguez reveals Li Na driven to the edge of retirement

Li Na of China celebrates a point

Linda Pearce Carlos Rodriguez is not certain if Li Na would really have retired as she threatened on the drive to Wimbledon just over seven months ago.

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Scratchy start ends on a high

Big finish: Li Na celebrates her convincing win over Dominika Cibulkova.

Linda Pearce The first Asian player to win a grand slam singles title now owns two.

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Third time lucky for Li Na

Li Na

Greg Baum Chinese trailblazer has form as a shaky closer, but this time was out of sight of her opponent.

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Live: 2014 Australian Open - Women's final

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Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia) V Na Li (China)

Jason Phelan The women's final will be a fascinating battle between Li Na and Domini ka Cibulkova. Will it be third time lucky for China's fourth seed or will the Slovakian surprise packet cap a brilliant...

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Hot-property Li Na has a fan club in the billions

Li Na

Talek Harris Li Na is the hottest proiperty in tennis because she has opened the door to the sport's future.

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As tournaments go, they just don't get any hotter

Jerzy Janowicz of Poland attempts to deal with the heat.

Peter Hanlon Mother Nature provided the biggest controversy at the 2014 Australian Open.

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Li Na looks ahead after rethink helped her win Australian Open

Li Na.

Linda Pearce Now that Li Na has a Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup to go with the French version named for Suzanne Lenglen, what will be next?