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Lleyton Hewitt advances after win in Cincinnati Masters

Australian veteran Lleyton Hewitt has opened his Cincinnati Masters campaign with a three-set win over Austria's Jurgen Melzer.

Marinko Matosevic cracks it at Cincinnati Masters

Marinko Matosevic has lived up to his `Mad Dog' moniker with an on-court meltdown following his first-round win at the Cincinnati Masters.

Bernard Tomic receives US Open wild card

Bernard Tomic

Bernard Tomic is among eight men receiving wild-card invitations for the US Open's main draw.

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Thanasi Kokkinakis keen to match mate Nick Kyrgios' feats on court

Rising star: Australian young gun Thanasi Kokkinakis.

Linda Pearce Thanasi Kokkinakis admits he was envious of what his great mate Nick Kyrgios achieved at Wimbledon last month.

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Novak Djokovic survives Wimbledon friendly fire

Novak Djokovic.

Top seed Novak Djokovic has survived a testing centre court examination at the hands of close friend and veteran serve-and-volleyer Radek Stepanek to reach the Wimbledon third round.

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Li Na fails in early stages of grand slam event again

China's Li Na stretches for a return against Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic.

Linda Pearce, London Australian Open champion Li Na has faltered in the early stages of a grand slam for the second successive time since her triumph at Melbourne Park.

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Djokovic, Dimitrov survive Wimbledon scares

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Linda Pearce Having been cleared of what he suspected was a dislocated shoulder, Novak Djokovic’s plans for a second Wimbledon title remains safely on course in place.

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Bernard Tomic wins as Samantha Stosur loses at Eastbourne

Gon(e). Samantha Stosur.

Bernard Tomic has offered another encouraging glimpse of pre-Wimbledon form with a convincing first-round win at the lead-up event in Eastbourne.

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Roger Federer pulls out of Madrid tennis

Madrid Roger Federer has pulled out of the Madrid Masters this week as his wife is due to give birth to the couple's third child.

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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 - men's singles

Top seed: Rafael Nadal.

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

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Hewitt swings a berth in the quarter finals of the Brisbane International

Linda Pearce Regardless of whether or not this is Lleyton Hewitt's farewell tour, the 32-year-old's next stop is the quarter-finals of the Brisbane International.

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Brisbane International winner Lleyton Hewitt to miss Kooyong Classic

Lleyton Hewitt

Australian cites toll on his body while contesting Brisbane International in extremely hot conditions.

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Tomas Berdych through to Kooyong final

Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic

World No.7 Tomas Berdych is continuing his impressive warm-up for next week's Australian Open by booking his place in the final of the AAMI Classic.

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Japan's Kei Nishikori wins AAMI Classic

Sealed with a kiss: Japan?s Kei Nishikori after winning the AAMI Classic.

Kooyong Japanese player joins his coach Michael Chang in illustrious company at Kooyong.

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Australian Open: Men's singles round one results

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All the round one results from the men's draw at the 2014 Australian Open.

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Andy Murray fears tennis player could have heart attack in Australian Open heat

Andy Murray

Simon Briggs Andy Murray said he feared someone could suffer a heart attack if Australian Open organisers insist on play going ahead in 42-degree temperatures in Melbourne, as they did on Tuesday.

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Tomic: I made right decision

Bernard Tomic speaks to the media on Wednesday.

Michael Chammas and Linda Pearce Bernard Tomic insists he risked being out of the game for up to four months if he had played on through a groin injury.

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Australian Open: Bernard Tomic says he risked four-month injury if he played on against Nadal

Bernard Tomic

Michael Chammas Bernard Tomic insists he risked being out of the game for up to four months if he played on through a groin injury against Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open.

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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.