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As tournaments go, they just don't get any hotter

Peter Hanlon Mother Nature provided the biggest controversy at the 2014 Australian Open.

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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Swiss, Italy, France in Davis Cup semi-finals

Switzerland, Italy and France have all staged thrilling comebacks to reach the Davis Cup semi-finals.

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Nick Kyrgios chases more nights to remember

Magic: Kyrgios at the Australian Open.

Linda Pearce While Nick Kyrgios admits it must seem as if the highs in his young career have far outweighed the lows, he also knows how it feels to be homesick, to move between lonely hotel rooms, to miss his...

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Tennis star Nick Kyrgios aims at Wimbledon, French Open after being hit by injuries

Back on track: Nick Kyrgios is aiming at getting into the French Open for the second time and Wimbledon for the first.

Chris Dutton Rising Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios says a horror injury run "brought me back to earth", declaring he's in the best form of his short career and ready to stop a rankings slide.

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Storm Sanders is starting to make her mark

On target: Storm Sanders is starting to make her mark.

Linda Pearce Storm Sanders is known to her friends as Stormy, or Storminator, and sometimes Thunder, but the likeable tennis teen and self-confessed ''nerd'' insists she is nothing like her angry-sounding name.

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Williams beats Li for record seventh title

Serena Williams snapped out of her early doldrums to roar to a record seventh Miami WTA title on Saturday with a 7-5 6-1 win over China's Li Na.

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Williams, Li set up enticing Miami showdown

Dominant: Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova.

Steve Keating Serena Williams and Li Na swept past familiar foes at the Sony Open on Thursday, setting up an exciting showdown for the Miami hardcourt crown between the world's top ranked players.

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Samantha Stosur cruises into third round in Miami

Australia's Samantha Stosur has eased her way into the third round of the WTA event in Miami with a straight-sets victory over Kiki Bertens from The Netherlands.

Murray says he chewed over split with Lendl over dinner

Andy Murray bats away questions on Ivan Llendl.

Steve Keating Andy Murray will try to defend his Sony Open title without coach Ivan Lendl in his corner starting on Friday after the two abruptly ended their two-year partnership in a Miami restaurant.

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Bernard Tomic suffers fastest loss in ATP history

Bernard Tomic

Bernard Tomic has suffered the fastest defeat in ATP history, crashing out of the Miami Masters hardcourt event in his first match following hip surgery in January.

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Coach confident Nick Kyrgios can create court continuity

Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios.

David Polkinghorne Nick Kyrgios's coach says he needs to be back playing continuously in lower tier challenger events before returning to Grand Slams.

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Lleyton Hewitt hits 600 as Bernard Tomic folds in record time

Lleyton Hewitt hits his 600th victory.

Lleyton Hewitt recorded his 600th career victory at the Miami Masters while Bernard Tomic became the fastest loser in ATP Tour history.

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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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Andy Murray, Li Na move to fourth round in Miami

Andy Murray.

British sixth seed Andy Murray has downed former practice partner Feliciano Lopez 6-4 6-1 to reach the fourth round at the ATP and WTA Miami Masters.

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Pat Cash: Bernard Tomic needs a break

Exit: Bernard Tomic after losing in Florida last week.

Linda Pearce Former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash believes Bernard Tomic's longer-term tennis interests and mental health would be best served by the controversial 21-year-old taking an extended break from the game.

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Lleyton Hewitt out, but Sam Stosur wins at Indian Wells Masters

Lleyton Hewitt.

Lleyton Hewitt's bid for a 600th tour win has been ended by giant South African Kevin Anderson, but fellow Australian Samantha Stosur safely progressed to the third round of the Indian Wells Masters.

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Andy Murray backs Elena Baltacha to beat cancer

Andy Murray has expressed his shock over the news that newly-retired tennis star Elena Baltacha has cancer, but believes she can beat the disease.

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Andy Murray backs Elena Baltacha to beat cancer

Positive: Elena Baltacha.

Andy Murray has expressed his shock over the news that newly-retired tennis star Elena Baltacha has cancer, but believes she can beat the disease.

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Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova beaten at Indian Wells

Big scalp: Alexandr Dolgopolov waves to the crowd after beating Rafael Nadal at Indian Wells.

Julian Linden Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova were both knocked out of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Monday after stunning upsets at one of the world's biggest tournaments outside the four grand slams.