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Nemesis Sharapova looms for Stosur

Tokyo Samantha Stosur faces the unenviable task of having to beat Maria Sharapova to advance to the semi-finals of the Pan Pacific Open.


Stosur defeats Sharapova in Tokyo

Samantha Stosur

Samantha Stosur has scored a rare win over Maria Sharapova, a spot in the Pan Pacific semi-finals and improved her chances of featuring in the WTA's end of season event after a big afternoon in Tokyo...


Untouchable Serena defeats Sharapova

Serena Williams

Linda Pearce Serena Williams extended her domination of both Maria Sharapova and women's tennis this morning, the American completing an untouchable second half of the season with a 6-4, 6-3 defeat of Sharapova...


No slip-ups for Wozniacki as she flies into second round

Michael Chammas Last time Caroline Wozniacki was in Sydney, she was the world No.1.

Scot warms up in Brisbane

Andy Murray plays a forehand during the Brisbane International final against Grigor Dimitrov.

Phil Lutton, Brisbane Andy Murray starts on the right foot in his quest for a second grand slam title.


Dellacqua bombs out in Sydney

Casey Dellacqua.

Darren Walton Samantha Stosur is the last Australian remaining in the Sydney International draw after Casey Dellacqua made a swift first-round exit on Monday.


Australian Open women's draw

Victoria Azarenka

Women's singles draw for the Australian Open tennis championships which begin in Melbourne on Monday (prefix denotes seeding):

Serena takes a tumble, rolls opponent 6-0 6-0

Serena Williams

While defending champion Victoria Azarenka won her way into the Australian Open second round, Serena Williams is under an injury cloud.

Live tennis commentary: 2013 Australian Open - day two

Live tennis.

Scott Spits Real-time coverage of the second day of the first grand slam event of 2013 - the two-week Australian Open tournament at Melbourne Park.

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'They think I'm mad'

Kimiko Date-Krumm

Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm, 42, expects to be playing grand slam tennis for years to come.


Tearful Serena becomes oldest world number one

Serena Williams.

Richard Eaton Serena Williams was in tears on Friday after snatching an historic victory at the Qatar Open which ensured that she would become the oldest woman to hold the WTA Tour's world number one ranking.


Stosur through in Dubai Open

Samantha Stosur.

Samantha Stosur has progressed through to the second round of the Dubai Open along with the other seeds in action on Tuesday, but an injured Victoria Azarenka has been forced to pull out of the...


Sharapova squeezes past Safarova at Stuttgart WTA event

Maria Sharapova

French Open champion Maria Sharapova admitted she had to dig deep to reach the quarter-finals of Stuttgart's WTA tournament in a three-hour marathon victory over claycourt specialist Lucie Safarova...


Hurt Djokovic stunned by Bulgarian

World No.1 Novak Djokovic was stunned by 21-year-old Grigor Dimitrov in the second round of the Madrid Masters on Tuesday as he was beaten 7-6 (8-6) 6-7 (8-10) 6-3 in just over three hours of...


Tomic, Stosur in final Wimbledon tune-up

Bernard Tomic.

Bernard Tomic will attempt to salvage something from a worrying Wimbledon build-up at the grass-court event at Eastbourne this week.


Stosur bows out of Wimbledon warm-up

Samantha Stosur

Australian world No.14 Stosur will head into next week's grass-court grand slam having played only two warm-up matches on her least-favoured surface.

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Tomic, Stosur into third round in Cincinnati

Cincinnatti, Ohio Australian pair Samantha Stosur and Bernard Tomic have safely progressed to the third round of the Cincinnati Masters.

Stosur looks on bright side

2011 US Open champion Samantha Stosur.

Linda Pearce Stroke of good fortune for defending champion is that Serena Williams is in other half of draw.


Hewitt and Tomic settle differences

Darren Walton One-time sparring partners Lleyton Hewitt and Bernard Tomic are tennis's new odd couple after joining forces to plot Australia's assault on the US Open at Flushing Meadows.


Stosur starts defence with a bang

Samantha Stosur

Darren Walton, New York Defending champion leads four Australians into second round of the US Open.