Categories Archives: Tennis

Tsonga shares ball girl’s letter

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga shared a heartfelt letter from the ball girl he helped at the Australian Open. Giuliana finished the note wishing the world number 12 “all the best for your upcoming games” ahead of his match against 2014 champion Stan Wawri

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Raonic marches on in Melbourne

Milos Raonic remained on course for a maiden Grand Slam title with a four-set victory over Roberto Bautista Agut in the Australian Open fourth round. Raonic held his nerve to claim a 7-6 3-6 6-4 6-1 victory over the 13th seeded Spaniard and a place in his

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‘Sleepless nights for Murray’

Andy Murray will endure some sleepless nights after spurning the chance to win his first Australian Open title, according to Novak Djokovic’s former coach Boris Becker. Murray was the clear favourite following Djokovic’s early exit but the Sco

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Konta sets up Serena showdown

Johanna Konta booked an Australian Open quarter-final showdown with Serena Williams after a 6-1 6-4 victory over Russia Ekaterina Makarova. The British number one, who is seeded ninth at Melbourne Park, had little trouble in racing through the opening set

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Brilliant Dimitrov sinks Nishikori

Grigor Dimitrov ended a wait of more than two years for an ATP title by beating Kei Nishikori 6-2 2-6 6-3 at the Brisbane International final The Bulgarian is nicknamed ‘Baby Fed’ and widely regarded as one of the most talented players on the

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Kuznetsova wins Sydney opener

Svetlana Kuznetsova opened the defence of her Sydney International title with a comfortable 6-1 6-4 win over Irina-Camelia Begu on Sunday. However, the Australian Open warm-up event suffered a pair of big-name withdrawals with Karolina Pliskova and Elina

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Murray: I can still win in Oz

World No 1 Andy Murray remains optimistic he can claim a first Australian Open title this year, despite losing to Novak Djokovic in the Qatar Open final on Saturday. The world’s top two players could be set for some stirring battles in 2017 and serv

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Djokovic halts Murray streak

Novak Djokovic gained revenge over world No 1 Andy Murray to claim the first title of the ATP season with a 6-3 5-7 6-4 victory in the Qatar Open final. The pair showed just why they are the very best in the world with a superb display over almost three h

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