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Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray in quarters clash, Serena Williams advances

The tension mounted and temperatures soared at the U.S. Open on Monday as top seed Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray set up a sensational quarter-final, and Serena Williams made a 2014 grand slam...

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Victoria Azarenka knocked out of Wimbledon

Victoria Azarenka's run ended in the second round

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka has been knocked out of Wimbledon, losing 6-3 3-6 7-5 to Serb world No.45 Bojana Jovanovski.

Sabine Lisicki drops doubles partner Martina Hingis as coach just before Wimbledon

Last-minute switch: Sabine Lisicki has opted for guidance from her father.

The 2013 Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki has split with coach Martina Hingis days out from this year's tournament, the German player announced on her Facebook page.

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Martina Hingis granted Wimbledon wildcard

Former Wimbledon champion Martina Hingis beat Jana Novotna in the Women's Singles final in 1997.

Martina Hingis is returning to play at Wimbledon for the first time in seven years.

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Hands up for the king of the ball kids

The  Australian Open squad of 380 ball kids are good to go.

Mark Dapin When the helpful people at Tennis Australia suggest I have lunch with Australian Open court-services manager Darren Sturgess at 5pm, I assume they've misunderstood my request.

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Bernard Tomic to face Rafael Nadal in first round of Australian Open

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Scott Spits Australia's male contingent could barely have fared worse at the Australian Open tournament draw after Bernard Tomic was matched with Rafael Nadal in the first round and Lleyton Hewitt was drawn with...

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Australian Open: Dellacqua wins first round, Gajdosova eliminated

Casey Dellacqua.

Casey Dellacqua advances to second round with win over Vera Zvonareva while Jarmila Gajdosova goes down to Angelique Kerber.

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Casey Dellacqua into round two and delighted about the forecast

Casey Dellacqua after her first-round victory.

Linda Pearce Casey Dellacqua was on, and off, before the worst heat of the day – and, particularly, the week – arrived.

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.

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Live: 2014 Australian Open - Day One

Live: Australian Open 2013.

Scott Spits The 2014 Australian Open has arrived and with the start of the first grand slam tournament of the years comes the characteristic heatwave conditions forecast for Melbourne.

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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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Quarter-final out of reach for Casey Dellacqua at Austalian Open

Casey Dellacqua

Michael Gleeson It all started so well. Three rounds, three highly rated difficult opponents, three wins.

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Casey's dream run is over

The end is nigh: Casey Dellacqua during a break in her women's singles match against Canada's Eugenie Bouchard.

Michael Gleeson It all started so well. Three rounds, three highly rated, difficult opponents, three wins.

Dark days for Jarka

Jarmila Gajdosova

Linda Pearce Jarmila Gajdosova is determined to fight her way back after a year of great pain and loss.

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Stosur in positive frame of mind for Australian Open

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Tennis A year on from her summer from hell, Sam Stosur says she can win the Australian Open.

Stosur crashes out of Sydney International

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Sydney Samantha Stosur's Australian Open preparations cop another hammer blow.

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Big names cruise through at Sydney International

Li Na of China

Defending champion Li Na has made a sizzling start to the Sydney International, romping into the second round in barely an hour.

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Men's stars lash US Open tennis officials

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Tom Wald Rafael Nadal and other men's stars have slammed US Open tennis organisers for sending them out on slippery courts.

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Stosur into third round in Dubai

Samantha Stosur from Australia returns the ball to Lucie Safarova during their second round clash at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Fourth-seeded Australian Sam Stosur has advanced to the third round of the Dubai Tennis Championships by defeating Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-1.

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Stosur sets up clash with Serena Williams in Charleston semi-finals

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Australia's Samantha Stosur booked her semi-final spot at the WTA Charleston clay court event with a pair of three-set wins Friday, ruining the prospect of an all-Williams clash.