Kim Clijsters

Kim Clijsters gives birth to a girl

Former US Open champion Kim Clijsters has given birth to a daughter, nine months after retiring from tennis.

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Australian Open: Cibulkova destroys Radwanska to reach final

Dominika Cibulkova

Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova is into the first grand slam final of her career after thrashing Polish fifth seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-1 6-2 in an Australian Open semi-final.

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Live: 2014 Australian Open - Women's semi-finals

Live: Australian Open 2013.

Scott Spits It's officially the pointy end of the tournament. The women's semi-finals highlight the day session on Rod Laver Arena.

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Coach Carlos Rodriguez reveals Li Na driven to the edge of retirement

Li Na of China celebrates a point

Linda Pearce Carlos Rodriguez is not certain if Li Na would really have retired as she threatened on the drive to Wimbledon just over seven months ago.

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Scratchy start ends on a high

Big finish: Li Na celebrates her convincing win over Dominika Cibulkova.

Linda Pearce The first Asian player to win a grand slam singles title now owns two.

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Serena Williams still way ahead of her tennis rivals

Serena Williams

Jake Niall At 32 years, Serena Williams has more than maintained her career standing over the past two years.

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Ana Ivanovic dumps Serena Williams from Open

Ana Ivanovic of Serbia celebrates winning her fourth round match against Serena Williams of the United States

Serbian Ana Ivanovic has pulled off the upset of the Australian Open so far with defeat of top seed and overwhelming tournament favourite Serena Williams.

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Australian Open: Li Na again through to the final four in Melbourne

China's Li Na

China's Li Na has advanced to the last four at the Australian Open for the fourth time in the past five years with a 6-2 6-2 demolition of Italian Flavia Pennetta.

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Australian Open: Teenager Eugenie Bouchard dumps Ana Ivanovic in the quarters

Eugenie Bouchard

Boom Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard has upset Serbia's Ana Ivanovic to advance to the semi-finals of the Australian Open.

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All going Li Na’s way to realise another goal at WTA Championship

Li Na

Linda Pearce Li Na started this year with the twin goals of winning another grand slam title and becoming the first Asian player to break into the world's top three.

Samantha Stosur keeps Hobart International in her sights as Venus Williams brings added focus

Sam Stosur

David Beniuk Samantha Stosur and Venus Williams are set to thrust the normally low-profile Hobart International into the tennis spotlight.

A serener Serena

Serena Williams

Linda Pearce A shock loss to Virginie Razzano in 2012 was the catalyst for Serena Williams' rebirth.

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How Serena Williams rebooted her career after grand slam debacle

Linda Pearce Serena Williams says she will be happy even if she never wins another tennis match and yet win is all she seems to do.

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How Li Na put the fun back into tennis

Li Na

Linda Pearce On the brink of quitting, the highest-ranked Asian player ever tells Linda Pearce how she rocketed up the rankings.

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Welcome to the Flip side of the Wimbledon survivors' guide

Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium celebrates after defeating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in their women's quarter-final tennis match at Wimbledon.

Greg Baum All the attention this Wimbledon has been on those who didn't make it through. Henceforth, it's all about those who did.

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Stosur feels form and aggression of 2011 victory returning to her game

Samantha Stosur

Linda Pearce Sam Stosur felt something in Carlsbad, southern California, earlier this month. Not just the welcome weight of another WTA singles trophy in her hands after almost two years, but the sense she was...

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Samantha Stosur knocked out of US Open by qualifier

Samantha Stosur.

Linda Pearce Sam Stosur has been stunned by 296th-ranked American qualifier Victoria Duval in the biggest upset of the US Open's first round, the 2011 champion eliminated 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 by a 17-year-old playing in...

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Samantha Stosur crashes out of US Open in first round

Samantha Stosur of Australia serves to Victoria Duval of the U.S. at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York August 27, 2013.

New York: Eleventh-seeded Samantha Stosur, the 2011 champion, was sent crashing out in the first round of the US Open on Tuesday by American 17-year-old qualifier Victoria Duval.

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Flipkens joins battle of the real survivors

Kirsten Flipkens

Greg Baum All the attention this Wimbledon has been on those who didn't make it through. Henceforth, it is all about those who did. This has become the survivors' guide to winning Wimbledon.

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Djokovic makes history at Wimbledon

Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates beating Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro during their men's singles semi-final match on day eleven of Wimbledon.

Greg Baum In what became the longest semi-final in Wimbledon history, it took Novak Djokovic nearly five hours finally to spike the Juan Martin Del Potro forehand cannonade on Friday.