Nicolas Almagro

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Australian Open: Nicolas Almagro withdraws with shoulder injury

Spain's world No.13 Nicolas Almagro has pulled out of the Australian Open, the first grand slam of the season, due to a shoulder injury.

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Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to claim ninth French Open title

Spain's Rafael Nadal moments after defeating  Serbia's Novak Djokovic to claim the 2014 French Open in Paris.

Danielle Rossingh Rafael Nadal overcame a slow start against Novak Djokovic to win a record-extending ninth French Open title.

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Nadal defies Djokovic, and belief, once again

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Christopher Clarey After all the consecutive victories and the confidently clenched fists, after the new hires and the new attitude, the 2014 French Open was just another red-clay rerun for Novak Djokovic.

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Rafael Nadal into Barcelona Open quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal

World number one Rafael Nadal maintained his quest for a ninth Barcelona Open title with a comfortable 6-3 6-3 over Ivan Dodig on Thursday, racking up his 42nd win in 43 matches at the tournament.

Nishikori to meet Giraldo in Barcelona final

Tim Hanlon Fourth seed Kei Nishikori became the first Japanese player to reach the final of the Barcelona Open when he out-hit Latvia's Ernests Gulbis 6-2 6-4 on Saturday.

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Rafael Nadal brings up 300 clay-court tennis wins

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia during the Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (MONACO - Tags: SPORT SOCCER TENNIS)

Scott Williams Top seed Rafael Nadal finished with an ace on match point to seal his 300th career claycourt victory and advance into the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday.

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Andy Murray considering John McEnroe as coach

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has not ruled out seven-time grand slam title winner John McEnroe as his next coach.

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Stanislas Wawrinka stunned by qualifier in Madrid

Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka suffered a shock defeat to Austrian qualifier Dominic Thiem at the Madrid Masters.

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Sam Stosur's French Open hopes take dive after draw

Liam Fitzgibbon, Paris Samantha Stosur's French Open hopes have taken a significant hit after being lumped in the same quarter of the draw as the past two champions, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova.

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2014 French Open draw - men's singles

Top seed: Rafael Nadal.

The completed draw for the men's singles at the 2014 French Open which gets underway at Roland Garros on Sunday (prefix denotes seeding):

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Tomic gets wildcard to defend Sydney title

Bernard Tomic.

Bernard Tomic has needed a wildcard entry to make the field and defend his only ATP Tour title in Sydney next month.

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Tomas Berdych taking the tweet approach

Tomas Berdych.

Linda Pearce The new Twitter cult figure that is Tomas Berdych comes as a quirky, amusing contrast to the slightly dour, aloof Czech who has occupied the mid-to-lower rungs of the world's top 10 for more than...

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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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Stepanek defies age to propel Czechs to stunning victory

Radek Stepanek

Jan Flemr PRAGUE: The Czech Republic won the Davis Cup after a team led by Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek beat holders Spain 3-2 in the 100th final of the event.

Djokovic starts Open defence with easy victory

Novak Djokovic.

Sam Lienert Novak Djokovic's bid for an unprecedented third straight Australian Open title started sweetly with a straight sets win over Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu at Melbourne Park on Monday.

Live tennis commentary: 2013 Australian Open - day one

In form: Lleyton Hewitt is raring to go on Monday night.

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

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Ferrer, Berdych reach Open third round

David Ferrer.

Roger Vaughan Two of the biggest threats to defending champion Novak Djokovic are through to the third round at the Australian Open.

Live tennis commentary: 2013 Australian Open - day three

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Scott Spits Real-time coverage of the third day of the first grand slam event of 2013 - the two-week Australian Open tournament at Melbourne Park. Second round singles matches get underway today.

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Live tennis commentary: 2013 Australian Open, day eight

Scott Spits Another big day of tennis ahead at the Australian Open, beginning with Caroline Wozniacki and Svetlana Kuznestova on Centre Court and culminating in a big night on Rod Laver Arena as Serena Williams...

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