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Garbine Muguruza gained revenge and a place in the Australian Open last 16 with a comprehensive victory over Anastasija…
01.20 / 13:31
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Swiss marvel Roger Federer sailed past long-time rival Tomas Berdych in straight sets to storm into Round 4 at the Australian…
01.20 / 12:50
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The day after his Australian Open nemesis exited in one of the biggest upsets in grand slam history, Andy Murray didn't suffer the same…
01.20 / 12:44
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Japan's Kei Nishikori reached the Australian Open fourth round with a convincing, straight-sets win over Lukas Lacko on…
01.20 / 11:49
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Novak Djokovic was recently one of the most dominant players of all time, but that era ended with his stunning loss to wild-card Denis Istomin in the second round of the 2017 Australian Open. The world No. 2 must now reinvent himself to win another major title. Djokovic reached the pinnacle of his career after he won the 2016 French Open, the first player in nearly 50 years to hold the Grand Slam of tennis. Many tennis pundits and fans assumed he could roll on and collect another five or…
01.20 / 11:33
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Venus Williams ended Chinese hopes at the Australian Open, swatting aside Duan Yingying to make the fourth round for a 10th…
01.20 / 11:29
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British terrier Dan Evans savoured his best Grand Slam showing with a tenacious straight-sets win over Bernard Tomic at the Australian…
01.20 / 11:09
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Serena Williams said simply being herself was the key to sweeping past Lucie Safarova and into the Australian Open third…
01.19 / 18:29
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Former winner Rafael Nadal posted a straight-sets victory over Marcos Baghdatis to reach the third round of the Australian…
01.19 / 14:23
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Novak Djokovic made a shock exit from the 2017 Australian Open second round on Thursday after world-ranked No. 117 Denis Istomin stunned the competition's second seed 7-6(8), 5-7, 2-6, 7-6(5), 6-4 at the Rod Laver Arena. Istomin toppled his foe over five entertaining sets and will face Roberto Bautista Agut in the next stage of the competition, joining seeded stars such as Milos Raonic, Rafael Nadal and Gael Monfils in making his way to the third round: Nadal was knocked out of last…
01.19 / 14:04
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Serena Williams defeated Lucie Safarova 6-3, 6-4 and advanced to the third round of the 2017 Australian Open on Thursday following a serving masterclass at the Rod Laver Arena. Both Williams and Safarova showed superb form from the baseline, but it was the former who ultimately stood tall and hit the mark with 64 per cent of her first serves, per the IBM Slamtracker. That aspect of her performance laid the groundwork for a second-round victory over her Czech opponent…
01.19 / 11:37
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Milos Raonic gave few signs he was suffering from 'flu as he floored Gilles Muller to reach the third round of the Australian…
01.19 / 08:38
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US broadcaster ESPN was plunged into a race row after one of its commentators compared tennis player Venus Williams to a…
01.19 / 08:38
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The world's No. 2 player, Novak Djokovic, was upset on Thursday against wildcard Denis Istomin in the fourth round at the Australian Open, losing 7-6(8), 5-7, 2-6, 7-6(5), 6-4 in five sets. It's now the third straight Grand Slam that Djokovic has failed to win after his streak of four in a row from Wimbledon 2015 to the French Open in 2016. He had also won six of the previous eight Grand Slams before Andy Murray won last year's Wimbledon and Stan Wawrinka…
01.19 / 08:33
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Australia's Nick Kyrgios has been slapped with $5 500 in fines for swearing and throwing his racquet after his defeat at the Australian…
01.19 / 07:17
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Diminutive Dominika Cibulkova kept her Australian Open campaign on track as the sixth seed moved deeper into a…
01.19 / 05:58
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Johanna Konta kept the British flag flying with a gritty win over fast-rising Japanese star Naomi Osaka to reach the Australian Open third…
01.19 / 05:57
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Serena Williams has much to prove if she wants to regain her status as the top women's player in the world. She gets her second chance in the Australian Open when she meets Lucie Safarova in the second round Thursday morning at 3 a.m. ET. Williams started the tournament with a straight-set victory over Belinda Bencic, and she will try to establish her dominance once again.  Safarova has been one of her favorite opponents during her career, as she has built a 9-0 record against the…
01.18 / 17:49
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Tomas Berdych became the latest player to pull out of Czech Republic's first-round Davis Cup tie in…
01.18 / 15:22
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World No. 1 Andy Murray produced an emphatic display as he downed Russian 19-year-old Andrey Rublev 6-3, 6-0, 6-2 in the second round of the 2017 Australian Open on Wednesday. Fellow Brit Dan Evans came back from a set down to dump out seventh seed Marin Cilic, Australian Nick Kyrgios squandered a two-set lead to lose to Italy's Andreas Seppi and four-time former champion Roger Federer progressed to the third round with a 7-5, 6-3, 7-6(3) win over Noah Rubin. Meanwhile,…
01.18 / 14:09
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