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Stosur into fourth WTA Tour final

Australian Samantha Stosur has advanced to her fourth WTA Tour final with a crushing win at the Korean Open.

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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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Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic to headline International Tennis Premier League

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, as well as former stars Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi, lead the names saying they are prepared to take part in the planned International Tennis Premier League (ITPL).

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French with a royal connection

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard.

Emma Quayle Eugenie Bouchard is the player Casey Dellacqua must get past to play in a quarter-final.

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Australian Open: Radwanska sets up meeting with Azarenka

Polish fifth seed set to have her day in the quarter-final spotlight.

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Top Russian women skip Fed Cup tie in Hobart

Maria Sharapova

Russian captain Anastasia Myskina has named a severely under-strength team to take on Australia in the upcoming Fed Cup tennis tie in Hobart.

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Federer enters 2014 at a crossroads

Paris Seventeen-time major winner is 33 and failed to reach a grand slam final in 2013.

Dellacqua smiles in face of Azarenka loss

Casey Dellacqua was defeated by world No.2 Victoria Azarenka 6-3 6-1 at Pat Rafter Arena.

It was a defeat, and a heavy one, but Australia’s Casey Dellacqua left the Brisbane International with a smile on her face.

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Maria Sharapova into Brisbane International tennis quarter-finals

Laine Clark Scream queen Maria Sharapova shrieked mostly out of frustration before outlasting Estonian Kaia Kanepi 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in a scrappy Brisbane International quarterfinal on Thursday.

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Rory McIroy's an old-fashioned romantic, reveals Caroline Wozniacki

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 06:  Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark is seen wearing her engagement ring from Rory McIlroy as she speaks to media during day two of the Sydney International at Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre on January 6, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Joosep Martinson/Getty Images)

Darren Walton Caroline Wozniacki has revealed an even more romantic side to Rory McIlroy, saying the golf superstar sought her parents' blessing before asking the tennis ace to be his wife.

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Tsvetana Pironkova breaks through with Sydney International victory

Tsvetana Pironkova.

Darren Walton, Sydney Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova broke down in tears after landing a fairytale maiden WTA title.

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Sydney International: Tsvetana Pironkova gets winning tally off to late start

Tsvetana Pironkova

Angela Habashy Unfancied Tsvetana Pironkova broke down in tears after landing a fairytale maiden WTA title at the Sydney International on Friday night.

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Ashleigh Barty keen to take her chances against Serena Williams at Australian Open

Ashleigh Barty

Jon Pierik and Sam Lienert Australian wants to enjoy her chance to take on the world's top women's player.

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Ashleigh Barty is no pushover, warns wary Williams

Ashleigh Barty

Sam Lienert Australian teenager Ashleigh Barty has made a big impression on Serena Williams even before she meets the world No.1 in the Australian Open first round.

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Defending champion Victoria Azarenka ignores Serena Williams hype

Victoria Azarenka

As she did a year ago, Azarenka starts her defence of the Australian Open amid widespread expectation it will falter in the face of the Serena Williams juggernaut.

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Shock early upset for Petra Kvitova

Luksika Kumkhum hits a return to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during their first-round match.

World No.6 falls to Thai youngster Luksika Kumkhum in a major day one shock.

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Maria Sharapova claims Australian Open heat policy is confusing

Maria Sharapova of Russia  applies an ice pack.

Emma Quayle, Michael Chammas The controversial Australian Open heat policy implemented for several hours on Thursday had created confusion and not been adequately communicated to players, world No.

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Maria Sharapova wants clarity on when play should stop

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Michael Chammas Maria Sharapova has called for tennis officials to clear confusion over what qualifies as unplayable conditions after she was forced to play in temperatures above 40 degrees at the Australian Open.

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Stosur into first semi for season

Samantha Stosur.

Carlsbad, California Samantha Stosur reaches her first semi-final of the season after overcoming Agnieszka Radwanska.