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    Tennis debates over sweaty, snotty towels

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2018

    Fernando Verdasco’s treatment of a ball boy who failed to bring him his sweaty towel fast enough has thrust tennis players’ attitudes towards the child...

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    Osaka claims 4th place in rankings

    AFP | Updated at 12:05am on October 09, 2018

    Japan’s US Open champion Naomi Osaka rose to fourth place in the latest WTA rankings released Monday on the strength of her outstanding form in...

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    Don’t call me cool, says Osaka

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2018

    Naomi Osaka is the reigning US Open champion, the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam singles title and a fast-rising star of tennis --...

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    Topless Serena sparks internet stir

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:05am on October 01, 2018

    Tennis superstar Serena Williams caused an internet sensation Sunday by posing topless for a video while singing ‘I Touch Myself’ to raise awareness for breast...

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    Serena keen to ‘move on’ from US Open row

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:02am on September 25, 2018

    Serena Williams says she is trying to ‘move on’ from the meltdown that overshadowed her US Open final loss but remains perplexed at her coach’s...

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    Team World shocks Federer-Djokovic

    Agece France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Kevin Anderson and Jack Sock spoiled the doubles debut of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic but Team Europe still led Team World 3-1 after the...

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    Nadal to miss Asian sojourn

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 12:05am on September 20, 2018

    World number one Rafael Nadal has announced his withdrawal from upcoming tournaments in Beijing and Shanghai due to the right knee injury that forced him...

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    Osaka blames US Open tears on ‘notorious’ nerves

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Naomi Osaka has put her US Open tears down to shredded nerves and her natural awkwardness, rather than the tantrum thrown by Serena Williams that...

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    Osaka has ‘no regrets’ over chaotic final

    Agence France-Presse . Yokohama | Updated at 12:05am on September 14, 2018

    Japan’s Naomi Osaka has refused to criticise Serena Williams after her historic US Open victory was overshadowed by the American’s furious row with the chair...

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    Australian paper reprints ‘racist’ Serena cartoon

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 12:05am on September 13, 2018

    An Australian newspaper defiantly republished a controversial cartoon of tennis star Serena Williams on its front-page Wednesday, slapping aside ‘politically correct’ accusations that the drawing...

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