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Jelena Jankovic stuns Victoria Azarenka at WTA Championships

Linda Pearce After a two-year absence from the WTA Championships, born-again Jelena Jankovic has made an emphatic return to the season finale.

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Serena Williams defeats Jelena Jankovic to advance to final of WTA Championships

Serena Williams.

Linda Pearce At the end of an unusually full season, Serena Williams has described her fuel tank as empty. The world No.

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I can beat Serena Williams again, says Jelena Jankovic

Jelena Jankovic of Serbia plays a shot in her semifinal match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

Michael Chammas Former world No.1 Jelena Jankovic insists she isn't intimidated by the red-hot Serena Williams and says she has the game to unsettle the American if they meet at the Australian Open.

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Tennis: Casey Dellacqua into Indian Wells quarters

Australian sets up a quarter-final meeting with Romanian Simona Halep after a fourth round walkover against Lauren Davis.

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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Li Na rises to number two in WTA rankings

Singapore Li Na moves to an Asian-record world number two and Peng Shuai rated top women's doubles player.

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Serena Williams makes winning return from back injury in Dubai

Serena Williams

Serena Williams eased into the third round of the WTA Dubai Open in her first match since injuring her back at the Australian Open.

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Sloane Stephens is focused on her fourth round match at the Australian Open

Serious: Sloane Stephens is through to the fourth round.

Emma Quayle Sloane Stephens is serious. There has been no tweeting, for almost a week.

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Australian Open: Maria Sharapova loses to Dominika Cibulkova

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.

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Live: 2014 Australian Open - Day Eight

Fabio Fognini shakes hands with Novak Djokovic

Jason Phelan The second week of competition at the Australian Open begins with several big names looking to make the quarter-finals.

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Third-seeded Maria Sharapova bows out of the Australian Open

Maria Sharapova.

Linda Pearce Within 24 hours of the Serena Williams boilover, Rod Laver Arena farewelled Maria Sharapova.

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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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Rory McIroy's an old-fashioned romantic, reveals Caroline Wozniacki

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 06:  Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark is seen wearing her engagement ring from Rory McIlroy as she speaks to media during day two of the Sydney International at Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre on January 6, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Joosep Martinson/Getty Images)

Darren Walton Caroline Wozniacki has revealed an even more romantic side to Rory McIlroy, saying the golf superstar sought her parents' blessing before asking the tennis ace to be his wife.

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Women's seeds battle through the heat to advance at Australian Open

Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland

Mike Hedge Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska survives tortuous couple of hours in blistering heat.

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Australian Open: Women's singles round one results

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

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Stosur misses big dance

Romania's Simona Halep kisses her trophy after her victory over Samantha Stosur in the Kremlin Cup final on Sunday.

Linda Pearce Sam Stosur's two-final, one-title end to the season comes too late.

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Results from the third day of the Open

Collated results from the third day's play at the Australian Open.

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Resurgent Jankovic shines

Linda Pearce Decline of Jelena Jankovic in the seasons before this one has coincided with the rise of Victoria Azarenka but, temporarily, positions have been reversed.

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WTA Championships: Serena Williams powers through as Li Na claims consecutive wins

Linda Pearce Li Na has what she calls "one feet" in the semi-finals of the season-ending WTA Championships. Serena Williams, typically, has jumped in with both.

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Victoria Azarenka plays through pain to avoid post-match 'discussion'

Victoria Azarenka

Linda Pearce Victoria Azarenka did not win, but felt she could not win, either.