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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.

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Casey Dellacqua moves to career-high world No.31

Australia's Casey Dellacqua has jumped two spots on the women's world tennis rankings to a career-high No.31.

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Tomics: we weren't dumped by IMG and are not threatened by Nick Kyrgios

John Tomic

Linda Pearce Bernard Tomic’s father and coach, John, has vigorously challenged reports that his son was dumped by his long-time management company, IMG, claiming the Tomics instigated the recent contractual...

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Andy Murray sticks with Amelie Mauresmo for US Open

Besieged: Andy Murray is feeling the pressure.

Simon Briggs Much of the confusion surrounding Andy Murray's ground-breaking coaching deal with Amelie Mauresmo was resolved on Wednesday after Murray posted some intriguing photographs on his Facebook page.

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Rising star Ajla Tomljanovic to boost Australian tennis stocks

Victory: Ajla Tomljanovic.

Linda Pearce As Australian men's tennis celebrates its greatest top-100 singles representation in more than 13 years, a major potential boost to the women's game has arrived with the surprise defection of rising...

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Nick Kyrgios story: From Wimbledon to Bundoora

Laid-back: Nick Kyrgios in Melbourne on Friday.

Linda Pearce It was almost 7pm last Wednesday night in Melbourne’s northern suburbs and Nick Kyrgios was restless.

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Together, alone: former couple Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki win on the same day

Wozniacki

James Polson Breaking up may be hard to do but it seems one of the world’s most famous former couples are both reaping the rewards of singledom after Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki both tasted victory...

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Bernard Tomic title leaves Australia with Davis Cup selection quandary, says Todd Woodbridge

Bernard Tomic claimed his second ATP tour singles title in Bogota.

Daniel Cherny Australia's new-found tennis depth may scupper the chances of a Davis Cup recall for Bernard Tomic, despite the 21-year-old breaking through for his second ATP title at the Claro Open in Colombia.

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Sponsorship offers flood in for Nick Kyrgios

Kyrgios is ranked inside the top 100 in the world after his Wimbledon heroics.

Fleta Page Nick Kyrgios has flooded with sponsorship offers since his Wimbledon heroics

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Nick Kyrgios in most important phase of his career: John Fitzgerald

Canberra teen tennis star Nick Kyrgios.

David Polkinghorne Nick Kyrgios doesn't need a high-profile coach, says John Alexander.

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Sam Groth in first ATP semi-final

Sam Groth

Australia's Sam Groth dethroned defending champion Nicolas Mahut to reach his first career ATP semi-final at the Hall of Fame Championships.

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Tennis star Novak Djokovic weds

Novak Djokovic, and Jelena Ristic.

Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic and his longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic wed Thursday in a gazebo civil ceremony on a lawn at an Adriatic resort.

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Todd Larkham and Josh Eagle team up to coach tennis star Nick Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios

Chris Dutton Todd Larkham and Josh Eagle will form a tag-team coaching partnership to guide Nick Kyrgios.

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Nick Kyrgios embarrassed by the hype, but wants to be a Wimbledon champion

Nick Kyrgios

Chris Dutton Canberra star Nick Kyrgios says he's embarrassed by the hype that has followed his Wimbledon campaign and has noticed fans "stare and point" since arriving home last week.

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Locker Room: Tennis players and fast cars, but Nick Kyrgios keeping feet grounded

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David Polkinghorne Canberra tennis ace Nick Kyrgios is unlikely to fall for racy lifestyle of some fellow Australian players.

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Third time lucky for Lleyton Hewitt at Newport

Lleyton Hewitt

Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt has defeated second seed Ivo Karlovic 6-3 6-7 (4/7) 7-6 (7/3) to win the ATP Hall of Fame Championships.

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Serena Williams in 'difficult period', says coach

Serena Williams

Serena Williams, whose Wimbledon campaign ended with her in tears and on the verge of fainting, is enduring a "difficult period" in her life, her French coach says.

Lleyton Hewitt to play Ivo Karlovic in Newport final

Lleyton Hewitt

Lleyton Hewitt advanced to his third consecutive final at the ATP Hall of Fame Championships by routing US seventh seed Jack Sock 6-1 6-2 on Saturday.

Nick Kyrgios in a feud with Canadian rapper Drake

Nick Kyrgios listening to music before playing at Wimbledon/

Fleta Page Nick Kyrgios has found himself in a feud with Canadian rapper Drake after the host of the upcoming ESPN sports awards threatened to "size up" the Canberra teen - and then chop him right down.

IMG says Bernard Tomic split was 'mutual'

Bernard Tomic.

Global management company IMG has confirmed its split with Bernard Tomic, just as the troubled Australian tennis star scored his first back-to-back match wins since January.