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Juan Martin Del Potro says he can close in on top four in 2014

Michael Chammas World No.5 Juan Martin del Potro believes the top-four men's players are in a class of their own but he insists he will be ready to step up to their level at the Australian Open.

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Juan Martin Del Potro frustrated to breaking point

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Michael Chammas Juan Martin Del Potro is hanging on to the last two racquets of a 2012 Wilson model but almost broke one of them in frustration during his quarter-final victory against Radek Stepanek in the Sydney...

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Sydney International men's final: Bernard Tomic hammered by Juan Martin del Potro

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Michael Carayannis As if a horror Australian Open draw wasn't enough, now Bernard Tomic has been stripped of his Sydney International crown as well.

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Bernard Tomic fails in final against big-serving Argentinian Juan Martin del Potro

Eye on the ball: Bernard Tomic smashes a forehand.

Michael Carayannis, Sydney World No.52 puts in a below-par performance to forfeit his Sydney International title.

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Juan Martin del Potro and Andy Murray knocked out of Rotterdam Open

Top seed Juan Martin del Potro and second-ranked Andy Murray were knocked out of the Rotterdam World Tennis event in quarter-final upsets on Friday by the same 6-3 6-4 scorelines.

Juan Martin del Potro, Andy Murray upset in Rotterdam

Top seed Juan Martin del Potro and second-ranked Andy Murray were knocked out of the Rotterdam World Tennis event in quarter-final upsets on Friday by the same 6-3, 6-4 scorelines.

Roger Federer and Marin Cilic face off in US Open semis

Sheer joy: Roger Federer celebrates after beating Frenchman Gael Monfils at the US Open.

Dave James Roger Federer's dream of a potential US Open final clash with world No.1 Novak Djokovic faces a stiff test on Saturday from Marin Cilic, the Croat who sees a first grand slam title as a perfect way...

Rafael Nadal's body creaks under the strain as he pulls out of US Open

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With his bulging biceps and beefy chest, Rafael Nadal does not resemble a man with fragile joints. However, looks can be deceptive: Nadal's thunderous style places his body under extreme strain every...

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Raonic rips Pospisil in all-Canada final

Vasek Pospisil (L) and Milos Raonic of Canada pose with the Canadian flag before the start of the mens final of the Citi Open.

WASHINGTON, Aug 3 AFP - Wimbledon semi-finalist Milos Raonic has captured his sixth ATP title at the Washington Open, defeating Vasek Pospisil 6-1 6-4 in the tour's first all-Canadian final.

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Lleyton Hewitt and the Australian renaissance at Wimbledon

Lleyton Hewitt

Linda Pearce Pat Cash, Hewitt’s Australian predecessor as Wimbledon champion, believes Hewitt is still as keen as he is capable.

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Kyrgios hailed as Australia's new sensation

Nick Kyrgios

Linda Pearce Pat Cash hesitates to anoint Nick Kyrgios as a future Wimbledon champion.

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Carlos Berlocq stuns top seed Tomas Berdych in Portugal

Argentinian Carlos Berlocq.

Argentina's Carlos Berlocq rallies to overhaul Czech top seed to take out his second career title.

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Novak Djokovic ready to return from wrist injury

Novak Djokovic, pain-free for ten days, is ready to return from the right wrist injury that forced him to withdraw from the ATP's Madrid Open a week ago.

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Samantha Stosur beats Eugenie Bouchard to take WTA Japan Open title

Samantha Stosur of Australia returns the ball against Madison Keys of the US during their semi-final of the Japan Women's Open tennis tourament in Osaka on October 12, 2013. Stosur defeated Keys 6-1, 6-2. AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS    JAPAN OUT

Samantha Stosur won the WTA's Japan Open title on Sunday with a three-set final victory over Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard.

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Del Potro sails past Baghdatis

Top seeded Juan Martin Del Potro moved closer to a successful defence of his title at the Swiss Indoors on Thursday by beating Marcos Baghdatis for a third time this season.

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Federer faces Del Potro in Swiss ATP final

Roger Federer.

Scott Williams Roger Federer fought past Canada's Vasek Pospisil, taking nearly three hours on Saturday to earn a 6-3 6-7 (3-7) 7-5 victory which put him into the final at his home Swiss Indoors.

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Bernard Tomic loses in first round at Paris Masters

Australian Bernard Tomic's disappointing year continued on Monday with a tight three-set, first-round loss at the ATP Paris Masters.

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Djokokic, Federer into Paris quarters

Roger Federer

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer reached the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Thursday while Stanislas Wawrinka and Richard Gasquet claimed the final two places at next week's World Tour Finals.

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Final eight a mirror image

Roger Federer.

Nadal, Djokovic and Federer have all reached the Paris Masters quarter-finals.

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Sam Stosur, Bernard Tomic to lead Aussie assault

Bernard Tomic.

Untried pairing of Samantha Stosur and Bernard Tomic are the latest double act hoping give Australia a hot start to another sizzling summer of tennis down under.