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Rafael Nadal to face Gael Monfils in Doha ATP final

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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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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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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Swiss, Italy, France in Davis Cup semi-finals

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

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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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Tsonga seeking Federer 'revenge'

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga celebrates after defeating Gilles Simon.

Jake Niall Jo-Wilfried Tsonga facing another close encounter with the unearthly Roger Federer.

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Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis may battle for Davis Cup singles spot

David Polkinghorne Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis may be forced to do battle with each other for a Davis Cup singles berth.

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Doctor warns against trivialising Rafael Nadal's on-court 'routines'

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Peter Hanlon Psychologist outraged by commentary from Jim Courier and Lleyton Hewitt about Spaniard.

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Davis Cup: Lleyton Hewitt, Pat Rafter enough to worry favourites France

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Darren Walton French Davis Cup captain Arnaud Clement admits his talent-packed line-up is feeling a little anxious about next week's hosting of Pat Rafter's Australian underdogs.

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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

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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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Roger Federer blazes into the Australian Open third round

Roger Federer

Darren Walton Indoors or out, any court will do for Roger Federer, who strolled fuss-free into the Australian Open third round for the 15th straight year on another blazing hot day at Melbourne Park.

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Australian Open: day five schedule

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Schedule of play for day five of the 2014 Australian Open.