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Nishikori digs deep to book second round berth

Nishikori digs deep to book second round berth

16 Jan 2017 | 1:55 PM

By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (REUTERS) Kei Nishikori was forced to dig deep to reach the second round of the Australian Open today with the world number five taken the distance by Russia's Andrey Kuznetsov before eking out a 5-7 6-1 6-4 6-7(6) 6-2 win.

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Radwanska meets Konta in Sydney final

Radwanska meets Konta in Sydney final

12 Jan 2017 | 6:22 PM

SYDNEY, Jan 12 (REUTERS) Second seed Agnieszka Radwanska dismissed a jaded Barbora Strycova in straight sets at the Sydney International today, setting up a final against British number one Johanna Konta.

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Injury ends former world number three Petrova's career

Injury ends former world number three Petrova's career

12 Jan 2017 | 2:34 PM

Undated, Jan 12 (REUTERS) Former world number three Nadia Petrova has retired from tennis after almost two decades in the sport.

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Sharapova to make comeback after doping ban in Stuttgart

Sharapova to make comeback after doping ban in Stuttgart

10 Jan 2017 | 6:06 PM

BERLIN, Jan 10 (Reuters) Five-times grand slam champion Maria Sharapova will return to competitive action following a 15-month doping ban at the Stuttgart Grand Prix in April.

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Kuznetsova opens Sydney defence with win, seeds withdraw

Kuznetsova opens Sydney defence with win, seeds withdraw

08 Jan 2017 | 11:51 AM

SYDNEY, Jan 8 (REUTERS) Svetlana Kuznetsova opened the defence of her Sydney International title with a comfortable 6-1 6-4 victory over Irina-Camelia Begu today as the Australian Open warm-up event suffered a pair of big-name withdrawals.

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Siniakova captures maiden title with Shenzhen win

Siniakova captures maiden title with Shenzhen win

07 Jan 2017 | 4:30 PM

Undated, Jan 7 (REUTERS) Katerina Siniakova overcame a slow start to win her maiden WTA Tour title with a 6-3 6-4 victory over Alison Riske in the Shenzhen Open final today.

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Murray and Djokovic face off in Doha final

07 Jan 2017 | 1:33 PM

Undated, Jan 7 (Reuters) Andy Murray and champion Novak Djokovic will go toe-to-toe in the Qatar Open final after the world's top two players laid down their markers for the 2017 season.

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Davis wins in Auckland to earn first WTA title

Davis wins in Auckland to earn first WTA title

07 Jan 2017 | 12:00 PM

Undated, Jan 7 (Reuters) American Lauren Davis won her first WTA title by defeating Croatian teenager Ana Konjuh 6-3 6-1 in the Auckland Classic final today.

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Djokovic and Murray through in Doha as oldies bow out

06 Jan 2017 | 11:09 AM

Undated, Jan 6 (Reuters) Ageless Czech Radek Stepanek's run at the Qatar Open was ended by defending champion Novak Djokovic and fellow veteran Ivo Karlovic also bowed out at the quarter-final stage.

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Dhruv, Rhea register upset wins in ITF Junior Tennis

Dhruv, Rhea register upset wins in ITF Junior Tennis

02 Jan 2017 | 8:02 PM

Chandigarh, Jan 2 (UNI) The opening day of the ITF Junior Tennis Tournament witnessed the unceremonious exit of second seed Yu Hua-Chen of Chinese Teipei while the top seed Abhimanyu Vannemreddy just managed to overcome a never-say-die qualifier Sumit Pal Singh in the first round matches in the boys singles at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.

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Murray tries different Australian Open preparation

Murray tries different Australian Open preparation

28 Dec 2016 | 10:35 PM

ABU DHABI, Dec 28 (Reuters) After five runner-up finishes at the Australian Open, world number one Andy Murray is taking a different approach to the season-opening grand slam at Melbourne Park next month.

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Malishka, Mihir win U-10 titles

27 Dec 2016 | 5:00 PM

Hyderabad, Dec 27 (UNI) K Malishka and Mihir Parcha won the U-10 girls and boys singles titles in the Aster Minds State Ranking tournament held at Lal Bahadur Stadium here today.

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Kvitova determined to play again after knife attack

Kvitova determined to play again after knife attack

23 Dec 2016 | 7:43 PM

PRAGUE, Dec 23 (REUTERS) Twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova said today she would do everything she could to return to tennis after suffering a hand injury in a knife attack that will keep her out of the sport for at least six months.

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TN CM presents Rs two crore cheque for Chennai Open Tennis

23 Dec 2016 | 4:14 PM

Chennai, Dec 23 (UNI) Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today presented a cheque for Rs two crore to Tamil Nadu Tennis Association (TNTA) President M A Alagappan as its share asthe lead platinum sponsor for the Chennai Open ATP Tennis tournament to be held here from January 2 to 8.

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Davis Cup: Bhupathi to act as new Non-Playing Captain

Davis Cup: Bhupathi to act as new Non-Playing Captain

22 Dec 2016 | 6:07 PM

New Delhi, Dec 22 (UNI) Legendary Indian tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi has been appointed as India's non-playing Davis Cup captain in a All India Tennis Association (AITA) committee meeting over a conference call today.

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Kvitova is "feeling good" after hand surgery -spokesman

21 Dec 2016 | 5:38 PM

PRAGUE, Dec 21 (REUTERS) Two-time Wimbledon tennis champion Petra Kvitova is "feeling good" following surgery on her playing hand after she was attacked in her apartment by a knife wielding intruder, her spokesman said today.

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Record A50 mln dollar prize purse for 2017 Australian Open

Record A50 mln dollar prize purse for 2017 Australian Open

21 Dec 2016 | 5:10 PM

Undated, Dec 21 (REUTERS) The Australian Open has increased its total prize purse by 14 per cent to a record A50 million doallar (36.

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Two-time Wimbledon champion Kvitova attacked at home-report

Two-time Wimbledon champion Kvitova attacked at home-report

20 Dec 2016 | 5:00 PM

PRAGUE, Dec 20 (Reuters) Two-time Wimbledon champion and world number 11 Petra Kvitova was attacked in her home today and is receiving medical attention, Czech news agency CTK reported, citing her spokesman.

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Shashikant, Krishan, Bhakti and Kavya champions

16 Dec 2016 | 7:46 PM

Chandigarh, Dec 16 (UNI) Shashikant Rajput and top seed Kavya Sawhney claimed the boys and girls under-18 singles titles respectively, in the CLTA-AITA Champions Series Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.

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Kyrgios thinks ban will help him push for top 10 in 2017

12 Dec 2016 | 3:13 PM

SYDNEY, Dec 12 (Reuters) Australian world number 13 Nick Kyrgios thinks his ATP-imposed suspension will stand him in good stead when he makes a push for the top 10 next season.

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Tomic happy to put 2016 controversies behind him

07 Dec 2016 | 2:55 PM

SYDNEY, Dec 7 (Reuters) Bernard Tomic has no qualms wiping his hands of a year he would rather forget and, with a reduced schedule next year, is keen to make a fresh start when he opens his season in Brisbane.

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