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    Heat is on as stars struggle

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 10:54pm on January 16, 2017

    World number one Andy Murray was tested and Stan Wawrinka lost his cool as stars struggled on a hot first day at the Australian Open...

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    Federer, Kerber in the spotlight

    Reuters . Melbourne | Updated at 11:48pm on January 15, 2017

    Roger Federer takes the spotlight on his return to grand slam tennis on the opening day of the Australian Open on Monday but those looking...

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    Federer relishing ‘family’ reunion

    Reuters . Melbourne | Updated at 11:41pm on January 14, 2017

    The ‘extended family’ of tennis, the thrust of competition and that winning feeling. Roger Federer missed them all during his six months away from the...

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    Sharapova to return after ban

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 02:42am on January 11, 2017

    Maria Sharapova will make her return to competitive tennis following her 15-month ban at the WTA clay-court tournament in Stuttgart in April, it was announced...

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    Argentine grandmother revives tennis dream, at 83

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 11:26pm on January 09, 2017

    Ana Obarrio de Pereyra Iraola’s dream of becoming a tennis star was put on hold in 1949 when her husband stopped her playing...

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    Djokovic ends Murray’s 28-win streak

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 11:47pm on January 08, 2017

    Novak Djokovic brought world number one Andy Murray’s 28-match winning streak to an end in Doha on Saturday to retain the Qatar Open title in...

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    Tennis talent hunt begins in Magura

    Our Correspondent . Magura | Updated at 11:59pm on January 06, 2017

    A five-day long event as part nationwide grassroots level talent hunt for tennis began at Magura on Friday...

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    Nadal wins fourth UAE title

    Agence France-Presse . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 11:34pm on January 01, 2017

    Rafael Nadal ended an injury-plagued 2016 on a high by lifting the Mubadala World Tennis Championship title for a fourth time on Saturday...

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    Serena Williams gets engaged to Reddit co-founder Ohanian

    Reuters | Updated at 12:14pm on December 30, 2016

    World number two tennis player Serena Williams has become engaged to Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of the social media company...

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    Former world No 1 Ivanovic retires

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:46pm on December 29, 2016

    Former world No 1 Ana Ivanovic on Wednesday announced her retirement from tennis, admitting that the physical toll of the circuit had proved too much...

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