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Samantha Stosur keeps Hobart International in her sights as Venus Williams brings added focus

David Beniuk Samantha Stosur and Venus Williams are set to thrust the normally low-profile Hobart International into the tennis spotlight.

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Venus Williams out of Hobart International

Venus Williams of the US hits a shot against Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during their singles final at the ASB Classic tennis tournament in Auckland on January 4, 2014.  AFP PHOTO  /  Fiona GOODALL

David Beniuk Former world No.1 Venus Williams has pulled out of this week's Hobart International tennis tournament.

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Venus Williams out of Hobart International

Venus Williams

Former world No.1 Venus Williams has pulled out of this week's Hobart International tennis tournament.

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Venus Williams in transit as form swings to first-round exit

Still a force: Venus Williams.

Peter Hanlon Venus Williams undone by eight double faults and 56 unforced errors.

Venus Williams out in opening round

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Mike Hedge Former world No.1 and seven-time grand slam champion Venus Williams is out of the Australian Open after losing to Russia's Ekaterina Makarova.

Venus Williams to play Hopman Cup

Venus Williams.

Seven-time grand slam champion Venus Williams to play in the Hopman Cup in Perth for the first time in her long career.

Venus Williams cruises into US quarters

Venus Williams has avenged a loss by routing ninth seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-1 6-3 at the US Open to set up a possible showdown with her sister Serena.

Venus Williams takes indefinite leave

Six-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams will be sidelined indefinitely, though she did not say why she will be out of action.

Venus Williams loses in first round

Top seed and defending champion Venus Williams has been upset in the opening round of the Cellular South Cup in Memphis by qualifier Petra Kvitova 2-6 6-4 6-3.

I'm no has-been, declares Venus Williams

By Guy Hand Venus Williams warned against those who are keen to write her and sister Serena off as grand slam has-beens after their early Australian Open exits.

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Djokovic beats Murray to reach Miami semis

Novak Djokovic reached the semi-finals of the Miami Masters in controversial fashion as he beat Andy Murray 7-5, 6-3, with a misinterpretation of a key rule making a huge difference.

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Casey Dellacqua's run ends at Miami Masters

Casey Dellacqua.

Venus Williams combined 44 unforced errors with 11 aces to end Casey Dellacqua’s run at the Miami Masters with a 6-4 5-7 6-4 third round victory on Sunday.

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Serena Williams makes winning return from back injury in Dubai

Serena Williams

Serena Williams eased into the third round of the WTA Dubai Open in her first match since injuring her back at the Australian Open.

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Alize Cornet shocks Serena Williams at Dubai Open

Alize Cornet

Alize Cornet, recovering brilliantly from a mighty collapse in career fortunes, scored her best-ever win by beating world number one Serena Williams 6-4 6-4 to prevent an all-Williams sisters final...

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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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Casey Dellacqua through to Hobart second round

Casey Dellacqua.

Australian through to second round of Hobart International after straight sets victory over Belgian qualifier Alison Van Uytvanck.

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Tennis fans rushing to snap up Australian Open tickets

Serena Williams practising at Melbourne Park.

Linda Pearce Advance Australian Open ticket sales tracking at record levels less than a week out.

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Agnieszka Radwanska loses in first match of her Sydney International title defence

Agnieszka Radwanska during her second-round match against Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

Michael Carayannis, Sydney Top seed becomes first defending champion in 16 years to crash out in first appearance.

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Agnieszka Radwanska falls at Sydney International but insists she's still a summer contender

Agnieszka Radwanska

Michael Carayannis No.1 seed Agnieszka Radwanska became the first defending champion in 16 years to crash out in their first appearance at Apia International after a straight sets 7-5, 6-2 loss to American qualifier...

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Qualifier Garbine Muguruza wins maiden WTA title in Hobart

Garbine Muguruza

David Beniuk Ana Ivanovic lookalike coasts to her first WTA title at the Hobart International.