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Rod Laver says Nick Kyrgios will not beat Rafael Nadal

Linda Pearce Rod Laver will have none of this talk about Nick Kyrgios as a future top-five player or major championship winner.

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Rod Laver says Nick Kyrgios will not beat Rafael Nadal

The hard-hitting Nick Kyrgios has all the weapons to be a star, Scott Draper says.

Linda Pearce Rod Laver will have none of this talk about Nick Kyrgios as a future top-five player or major championship winner.

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Roger Federer to honour Rod Laver at charity event

Roger Federer

Roger Federer is keeping mum about Rod Laver’s specific involvement in his big night out at Melbourne Park next month to mark the 10th anniversary of his charity foundation and first Australian Open...

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Roger Federer plays idol Rod Laver

Sam Lienert Roger Federer traded shots with Australian legend Rod Laver on Wednesday night before beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

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Roger Federer and Rod Laver trade shots for charity

Charity match at Melbourne Park.

Two of the greatest ever tennis players, Rod Laver and Roger Federer, traded a few shots for the first time, with the usually unflappable Swiss champion admitting he was nervous.

Sharapova hits Rod Laver

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RAW VISION: Maria Sharapova hits Rod Laver Arena for the first time in her return to the Australian Open.

Roger Federer aging gracefully, still playing tennis at elite level

Still got it: Swiss ace Roger Federer.

John Jeansonne No need for Roger Federer loyalists to be alarmed by the man's advancing age, or to look for any hints that he has had his fill of elite tennis.

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Sentimental favourite Federer goes for 'just one more moment'

This is the second time that Roger Federer (above) and Novak Djokovic are meeting in a grand slam final.

Linda Pearce Roger Federer is a student of history, as well as a prolific maker of it, but was neither aware, nor did he particularly care that on Sunday he could become the oldest man to win a Wimbledon singles...

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Nick Kyrgios success reminds Pat Cash of Mark Philippoussis

Mark Philippoussis celebrates his upset win over Pete Sampras 6-4, 7-6 (11-9), 7-6 (7-3).

Linda Pearce As Pat Cash watched Nick Kyrgios upstage Rafael Nadal on the world's most famous court, the 1987 Wimbledon champion was reminded of a long-ago match at faraway Melbourne Park.

Tennis museum wanted for Tennyson

Tony Moore Tennis Queensland president Ken Laffey dreams of a stand-alone museum at the Queensland Tennis Centre at Tennyson.

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Woodies to receive tennis' highest honour

Todd Woodbridge (left) and Mark Woodforde after winning the men's doubles at the 2000 French Open.

Legendary Australian doubles pair Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde will receive the International Tennis Federation's highest accolade, the Philippe Chatrier Award.

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We need more like Kyrgios, say Laver, Rosewall

Rod Laver.

Linda Pearce London: Reminders of Australia’s exceptional tennis past have been plentiful in recent days, first with the affectionate honouring of the great Ken Rosewall at Tennis Australia’s annual...

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Marinko Matosevic says female tennis coach not for him

Marinko Matosevic

Liam FitzGibbon London: If Andy Murray's appointment of Amelie Mauresmo sparks a trend of men hiring female coaches, don't expect Marinko Matosevic to jump on the bandwagon.

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Bernard Tomic needs a strong Australian coach, says Wally Masur

Bernard Tomic

Adrian Proszenko Former Davis Cup coach Wally Masur believes Bernard Tomic doesn't need to look too far for help to turn around his slump.

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Roger Federer has been a coup for the Brisbane International

Linda Pearce

Linda Pearce However much it cost to help lure Federer to Brisbane, it was money well spent.

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Tsonga in form

Alize Cornet and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France pose with the trophy after winning the Hopman Cup tennis tournament in Perth on Saturday.

The spotlight at Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday night will be on Roger Federer.

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Court speed at Australian Open tennis unchanged, says tournament director Craig Tiley

Linda Pearce Director denies that quicker version of Plexicushion has been ordered for grand slam.

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Fit Roger Federer says he's keen to play and do his charity show

Linda Pearce Roger Federer has felt no after-effects from his hot and busy week

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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