Flavia Pennetta

Australian Open Day 9: Na Li defeats Flavia Pennetta

Li Na forehand return.

China's Li Na has advanced to the last four at the Australian Open for the fourth time in the past five years with a 6-2 6-2 demolition of Italian Flavia Pennetta.

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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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Kyrgios' family celebrates win as cheeky shot goes viral

Nill Kyrgios (Nicks mum) celebrates her son's win

David Polkinghorne Nick Kyrgios' mother Nill was almost hoarse after watching her son advance to the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Wednesday morning.

World applauds Nick Kyrgios' shock Wimbledon win over Rafael Nadal

Australia's Nick Kyrgios of Australia celebrates defeating Rafael Nadal of Spain.

Caroline Zielinski As the world responds to an astounding Wimbledon upset, it appears the Australian teen behind the win is still in shock himself.

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Nick Kyrgios success reminds Pat Cash of Mark Philippoussis

Mark Philippoussis celebrates his upset win over Pete Sampras 6-4, 7-6 (11-9), 7-6 (7-3).

Linda Pearce As Pat Cash watched Nick Kyrgios upstage Rafael Nadal on the world's most famous court, the 1987 Wimbledon champion was reminded of a long-ago match at faraway Melbourne Park.

Nick Kyrgios knocks Rafael Nadal out of Wimbledon in four sets

Nadal and Kyrgios

Linda Pearce Australia's world number 144 Nick Kyrgios caused one of the greatest Wimbledon sensations when he sent world number one and 14-time Grand Slam title winner Rafael Nadal crashing to a shock defeat.

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Samantha Stosur wins Wimbledon mixed doubles title

Sam Stosur came away from Wimbldeon with some silverware.

Linda Pearce Sam Stosur may have lost a coach during the grasscourt season but she has won a second Wimbledon trophy, sharing the mixed doubles title with Serb Nenad Zimonjic.

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Sam Stosur knocked out in first round at Wimbledon

Samantha Stosur

Linda Pearce Having already acknowledged she was not going to win the title at Wimbledon, Sam Stosur would nevertheless have hoped to win at least one match.

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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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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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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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Stanislas Wawrinka follows major title with first-round exit

Stanislas Wawrinka was bundled out of the French Open

Stanislas Wawrinka tumbled out of the French Open, losing to Guillermo García-López of Spain, 6-4, 5-7, 6-2, 6-0.

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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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Australia, Italy, Germany into Federation Cup semi-finals

Fed Cup.

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

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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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Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova beaten at Indian Wells

Big scalp: Alexandr Dolgopolov waves to the crowd after beating Rafael Nadal at Indian Wells.

Julian Linden Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova were both knocked out of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Monday after stunning upsets at one of the world's biggest tournaments outside the four grand slams.

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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Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in Indian Wells final

Novak Djokovic beat his old rival Roger Federer 3-6 6-3 7-6(3) on Sunday to win a nailbiting BNP Paribas Open final at Indian Wells and capture his first title of 2014.

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Samantha Stosur cruises into third round in Miami

Australia's Samantha Stosur has eased her way into the third round of the WTA event in Miami with a straight-sets victory over Kiki Bertens from The Netherlands.

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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.