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Rafael Nadal beats Gael Monfils in Qatar Open tennis final

World number one Rafael Nadal has defeated France's Gael Monfils 6-1, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2 to win the ATP Tour's Qatar Open.

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Rafael Nadal to face Gael Monfils in Doha ATP final

Rafael Nadal

World No.1 Rafael Nadal will play Frenchman Gael Monfils in the Qatar Open final after beating surprise package Peter Gojowczyk in the semi-final on Friday.

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Novak Djokovic back on form at Shanghai Masters with defeat against Gael Monfils

Linda Pearce Defending champion Novak Djokovic lost his first set of the tournament but won his way safely through to the semi-finals of the Shanghai Rolex Masters with a 6-7 (4-7), 6-2, 6-4 defeat of Gael...

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Nick Kyrgios pulls off incredible Wimbledon win

Nick Kyrgios of Australia reacts during his men's singles tennis match against Richard Gasquet of France at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London June 26, 2014.                        REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN  - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)

Linda Pearce The Canberran teenager has easily the biggest win of his career, coming back from two sets down to upset French 13th seed Richard Gasquet at Wimbledon.

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Kyrgios: Wimbledon, and the world, at his feet

Australia's Nick Kyrgios

Linda Pearce On one screen, player-turned commentator Wally Masur was watching Wimbledon sensation Nick Kyrgios saving an astonishing nine match points after also losing the first two sets to 13th seed Richard...

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Unstoppable Nadal marches on in Paris

Rafael Nadal

Julien Pretot Rafael Nadal once again showed he is the man to beat at the French Open after putting down a brief rebellion from Argentine Leonardo Mayer to win 6-2 7-5 6-2 and reach the fourth round despite a sore...

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Andy Murray douses fiery Verdasco to reach French Open quarter-finals

Great Britain's Andy Murray.

Andy Murray put a lid on a boiling Fernando Verdasco to defeat the Spaniard and reach the French Open quarter-finals.

Nadal, Murray shine in Paris gloom to reach semi-finals

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after defeating countryman David Ferrer.

Dave James Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal defeated compatriot David Ferrer as well as the Paris gloom on Wednesday to reach his ninth French Open semi-final where he will face Wimbledon champion Andy Murray.

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Australia to go for broke in Davis Cup

Australia's tennis team captain Patrick Rafter.

Australian captain wants underdogs to throw caution to the wind against France.

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Nick Kyrgios to open Davis Cup tie against France's Richard Gasquet

Nick Kyrgios

Liam FitzGibbon Rising teenager Nick Kyrgios is nervous but confident he's up to the task of leading Australia into battle against Davis Cup heavyweights France.

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Davis Cup: Australia 2-0 down as France take control of World Group tie

Nick Kyrgios

Australia's return to the Davis Cup World Group threatens to be a brief one after Lleyton Hewitt and Nick Kyrgios suffered straight-sets defeats on day one against France.

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Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis loses Davis Cup debut to Frenchman Julien Benneteau

Thanasi Kokkinakis

Australian teenager Thanasi Kokkinakis lost his Davis Cup debut in straight sets to Julien Benneteau as France took a 4-0 lead in their World Group tie.

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France complete Davis Cup sweep of Australia

Australia's national tennis team captain Patrick Rafter looks on before the Davis Cup first round tennis match between France's Julien Benneteau and Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis on February 2, 2014 at The Vendespace in Mouilleron-le-Captif, western France. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD

Pat Rafter insists Australia’s Davis Cup pain in France can be channelled into future gain but warns it will take several years for the nation’s rising stars to truly make their mark.

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Australia's Davis Cup hopes take a hit after Lleyton Hewitt, Nick Kyrgios suffer defeats

Focused: Lleyton Hewitt during his clash with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

La Roche-sur-yon Australia's return to the Davis Cup World Group threatens to be a brief one.

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France gives Australia a Davis Cup world group lesson

Richard Gasquet and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Having waited so long to return to the Davis Cup World Group, Australia discovered the progress required to stay there after France ousted them inside two days.

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Davis Cup 2014: Pat Rafter says experience will help rising young stars

Nick Kyrgios

Liam Fitzgibbon Pat Rafter insists Australia's Davis Cup pain in France can be channelled into future gain but warns it will take several years for the rising stars to make their mark.

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Davis Cup travel takes toll on captain Pat Rafter

Outplayed: Frenchman Gael Monfils after beating Nick Kyrgios.

Liam Fitzgibbon, La Roche Sur Yon, France Pat Rafter says when he does move on, he wants to hand over a rejuvenated team.

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Nick Kyrgios chases more nights to remember

Magic: Kyrgios at the Australian Open.

Linda Pearce While Nick Kyrgios admits it must seem as if the highs in his young career have far outweighed the lows, he also knows how it feels to be homesick, to move between lonely hotel rooms, to miss his...

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Swiss, Italy, France in Davis Cup semi-finals

Switzerland, Italy and France have all staged thrilling comebacks to reach the Davis Cup semi-finals.