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    Sharapova into Stuttgart semis on doping return

    Agence France-Presse . Stuttgart | Updated at 12:05am on April 29, 2017

    Maria Sharapova eased into the semi-finals of Stuttgart’s WTA tournament after seeing off qualifier Anett Kontaveit on Friday for her third-straight win on her comeback...

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    Sharapova marks comeback from ban with win over Vinci

    Reuters | Updated at 09:35am on April 27, 2017

    Former world number one Maria Sharapova made a winning comeback to the tour on Wednesday following her 15-month doping ban, beating Italian Roberta Vinci in...

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    Sharapova rags-to-riches journey resumes

    Agence France-Presse . Stuttgart | Updated at 11:06pm on April 25, 2017

    From the shadow of Chernobyl’s nuclear wasteland to international super-stardom and from penniless arrival in the United States, without a word of English, to a...

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    Serena, Nadia blast ‘sexist’ Nastase

    Agence France-Presse . Bucharest | Updated at 11:04pm on April 25, 2017

    Pregnant star Serena Williams and gymnastics great Nadia Comaneci blasted tennis legend Ilie Nastase for making ‘racist’, ‘sexist’ and ‘offensive’ comments during the Fed Cup...

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    Foul-mouthed Nastase expelled over Serena racial slur

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:48am on April 23, 2017

    Romanian tennis legend Ilie Nastase was expelled from the Fed Cup tie with Britain on Saturday for ‘serious misconduct’ after a foul-mouthed rant compounded a...

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    Nastase investigated over Serena 'racial slur'

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 06:16pm on April 22, 2017

      Romanian tennis great Ilie Nastase is subject of an investigation by the International Tennis Federation over an alleged racist remark about Serena Williams' pregnancy....

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    Serena expecting baby this year

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:34pm on April 20, 2017

    Serena Williams is expecting a baby and will not play again this year but aims to return to the women’s tour in 2018. The 35-year-old...

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    Tennis superstar Serena Williams confirms pregnancy

    Reuters | Updated at 09:05am on April 20, 2017

    Tennis superstar Serena Williams is pregnant and taking maternity leave through the rest of 2017, expecting to give birth this fall, her spokeswoman said on...

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    Too costly a typo for TT team!

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on April 09, 2017

    A spelling error in the air ticket of a player appeared to have cost Bangladesh men’s and women’s table tennis team a place in next...

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    Federer to skip clay season ahead of French Open

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 11:03pm on April 03, 2017

    Roger Federer, fresh from winning his third title of the year in Miami, said Sunday he will take a nearly two-month break from the sport...

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