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Nick Kyrgios to open Davis Cup tie against France's Richard Gasquet

Liam FitzGibbon Rising teenager Nick Kyrgios is nervous but confident he's up to the task of leading Australia into battle against Davis Cup heavyweights France.

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Richard Gasquet backs Nick Kyrgios to break top ten

Australia's Nick Kyrgios

French ace Richard Gasquet has predicted a top-ten ranking and possible grand-slam glory for Nick Kyrgios after experiencing the Australian teen’s precocious talent first-hand.

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Teen Jordan Thompson almost upsets Richard Gasquet at Kooyong

Jordan Thompson reacts during his match against Richard Gasquet.

Frenchman was pushed to the final point of opening match.

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Sydney teen troubles Richard Gasquet in opening round of Kooyong Classic

Jordan Thompson

Melissa Woods Australian tennis teen Jordan Thompson has fallen just short of a huge upset in his clash with world No.9 Richard Gasquet at the AAMI Classic at Melbourne's Kooyong.

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Rafael Nadal's crushing win sets up clash with Richard Gasquet

Rafael Nadal.

New York Merciless Rafael Nadal crushed Spanish compatriot Tommy Robredo, the shock conqueror of Roger Federer, 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 on Wednesday to reach a fifth US Open semi-final.

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Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic open with Miami wins

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After a year's absence, fifth seeded Roger Federer celebrated his return to the Miami hardcourts with a clinical 6-4 7-6(4) second round win over towering Ivo Karlovic on Friday.

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Rafael Nadal to be offered $1.1 million per night for International Premier Tennis League appearance

Rafael Nadal.

Tennis tournaments rolled on in Dubai and Acapulco yesterday, but the locker-room chat was all about this coming weekend, when the International Premier Tennis League has promised to stage its...

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Novak Djokovic handles extreme hot weather and opponent to advance to third round of Australian Open

Novak Djokovic keeps himself hydrated during his match against Leonardo Mayer.

Mike Hedge Defending champion takes another step toward his fifth Australian Open title.

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Results from the third day of the Open

Collated results from the third day's play at the Australian Open.

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Tomic: I made right decision

Bernard Tomic speaks to the media on Wednesday.

Michael Chammas and Linda Pearce Bernard Tomic insists he risked being out of the game for up to four months if he had played on through a groin injury.

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Nikolay Davydenko faces harsh reality of tennis at the top

Anguish: Nikolay Davydenko feels the pressure in his match against Richard Gasquet.

Peter Hanlon Not so long ago, Nikolay Davydenko got the red carpet treatment of the tennis elite.

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Australian Open: Bernard Tomic says he risked four-month injury if he played on against Nadal

Bernard Tomic

Michael Chammas Bernard Tomic insists he risked being out of the game for up to four months if he played on through a groin injury against Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open.

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Australian Open: day five schedule

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Schedule of play for day five of the 2014 Australian Open.

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Nick Kyrgios gets bounce on Twitter after Australian Open battle against Benoit Paire

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Michael Chammas NOT long ago, Nick Kyrgios was pleading and offering prizes for people to follow him on Twitter. But the future star of Australian tennis won't have to beg for support after he was bombarded on...

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Novak Djokovic cruises into Australian Open fourth round

Novak Djokovic

Four-time champion Novak Djokovic has purred into the Australian Open fourth round with a commanding win over Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin.

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Bernard Tomic out of Davis Cup with injury

Bernard Tomic.

Australia's long-awaited return to the Davis Cup World Group could be short-lived, with Bernard Tomic requiring hip surgery and set to be out of action for up to three months.

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Dimitrov plans to single-handedly rise to the top

Grigor Dimitrov plays a one-handed backhand.

Peter Hanlon Many are convinced Grigor Dimitrov won't simply make up the numbers but rise all the way to the top.

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Pat Rafter names teenage trio for Davis Cup

Nick Kyrgios.

Darren Walton Teenage trio Nick Kyrgios, Thanasi Kokkinakis and Jordan Thompson have all been included in Australia's Davis Cup team to face France this month.

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Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis may battle for Davis Cup singles spot

David Polkinghorne Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis may be forced to do battle with each other for a Davis Cup singles berth.

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Pat Rafter puts his faith in teenage duo for Davis Cup play-off

On notice: Nick Kyrgios in the mix in Davis Cup.

Linda Pearce Only upside seen in the selection of teenagers Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis.