Marcos Baghdatis

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Wild Thing is a gas-gas-gas

Illustration: Matt Golding

Leaping Larry When it comes to sport, Australian fans are some of the greatest die-hards going around.

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Martina Hingis granted Wimbledon wildcard

Former Wimbledon champion Martina Hingis beat Jana Novotna in the Women's Singles final in 1997.

Martina Hingis is returning to play at Wimbledon for the first time in seven years.

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Andy Murray, Li Na move to fourth round in Miami

Andy Murray.

British sixth seed Andy Murray has downed former practice partner Feliciano Lopez 6-4 6-1 to reach the fourth round at the ATP and WTA Miami Masters.

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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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Miles Maclagan to coach Sam Stosur

Samantha Stosur

Linda Pearce Sam Stosur's productive end to her first season outside the top 15 since 2008 has finished with the coaching appointment of Miles Maclagan, the African-born Briton who formerly worked with Wimbledon...

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Sam Stosur appoints Miles Maclagan as tennis coach

Samantha Stosur

Linda Pearce Sam Stosur's productive end to her first season outside the top 15 has finished with the coaching appointment of Miles Maclagan.

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I'm a better player than a decade ago: Federer

Roger Federer.

Linda Pearce Roger Federer says he is a better player than when he won his first Australian Open

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Roger Federer says he's a better player and hungry for Open title

Roger Federer.

Linda Pearce Roger Federer insists he is a better player now than when he won the first of his four Australian Opens.

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With new coach, Stosur's hopes are high

Sam Stosur

Sydney It's a case of new coach, new year but not quite a new beginning for tennis ace.

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Sam Stosur is feeling her way with new coach Miles Maclagan

Samantha Stosur.

Linda Pearce Sam Stosur's initial December training session with Miles Maclagan felt a little like the first date with a new partner after the end of a long marriage.

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Live: 2014 Australian Open - Day Two

Live: Australian Open 2013.

Scott Spits The 2014 Australian Open is into its second day and characteristic heatwave conditions are forecast for Melbourne with the temperature tipped to reach a high of 43 degrees.

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Swiss fights history to avoid a flop

Rafael Nadal

Jake Niall Like many before, the men's final could turn into a smashing for the irrepressible Rafael Nadal.

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Berdych, Wawrinka, Murray advance at US Open

Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic.

New York Tomas Berdych and Stanislas Wawrinka set-up a US Open last-16 clash on a heavy, humid Sunday, while Andy Murray cruised into the next round before world No.

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Lleyton Hewitt's US Open adventure continues

Lleyton Hewitt

Linda Pearce The former No.1 has advanced safely into the fourth round, with the romantic possibility of going even deeper still.

Djokovic powers into Shanghai quarters

Linda Pearce, Shanghai In just one tournament has Novak Djokovic failed to reach at least the semi-final stage, and he is now one match away from extending that record in Shanghai.

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Kyrgios makes the grade with Osaka title

Nick Kyrgios

Fleta Page Canberra's Nick Kyrgios won the singles title of the Mayor's Cup World Super Junior Tennis Championship in Osaka, Japan, on Sunday.

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Kooyong Classic sets sights on Nadal

Linda Pearce Rafael Nadal has never played at Kooyong, but the Spaniard's name is prominent on the ambitious wish list of AAMI Classic tournament director Colin Stubs as he seeks to fill the last vacancy in his...

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Stosur reveals ankle pain

Samantha Stosur.

Brisbane Samantha Stosur has suffered a major blow to her hopes of a successful Australian Open after undergoing ankle surgery five weeks ago.

Hewitt handed tough task in Brisbane

Lleyton Hewitt during a training session in Brisbane on Saturday.

Jim Morton, Brisbane Veteran will start his Australian Open preparations against Radek Stepanek.

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One Australian's luck runs out as Hewitt waits

Gone: Jarmila Gajdosova going down in Brisbane.

Linda Pearce, Brisbane Jarmila Gajdosova leaves in a flurry of errors, the last Australian woman to exit main draw.