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Mekhala beat Aneeesha in the 2nd round of girls under 14 AITA National Series tennis event

Mekhala beat Aneeesha in the 2nd round of girls under 14 AITA National Series tennis event

14 Feb 2017 | 5:38 PM

Kolkata, Feb 14 (UNI) Local girl Mekhala Manna came back strongly beating Aneeesha Mukherjee in the second round of girls under 14 in the Road to Wimbledon AITA National Series tennis event for boys and girls under 14 played here today.

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Toni Nadal to quit as Rafa's coach after this season

Toni Nadal to quit as Rafa's coach after this season

13 Feb 2017 | 5:48 PM

MADRID, Feb 13 (Reuters) Rafael Nadal's uncle, Toni Nadal, will step down as his coach after this year's ATP Tour, as he feels he has been sidelined by other figures in the player's entourage, he told an Italian tennis magazine.

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Britain qualify after Canadian strikes umpire with ball

Britain qualify after Canadian strikes umpire with ball

06 Feb 2017 | 2:44 PM

Undated, Feb 6 (REUTERS) Britain reached the Davis Cup quarter-finals in bizarre circumstances when Canada's Denis Shapovalov defaulted for inadvertently blasting a ball into the umpire's face.

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Serena clinches record, no final major tally in mind

Serena clinches record, no final major tally in mind

28 Jan 2017 | 8:33 PM

By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE, Jan 28 (REUTERS) Serena Williams said it was a "great feeling" to surpass Steffi Graf as the most prolific grand slam champion of the open era at the Australian Open today and was not prepared to put a number on the haul of titles she might end up with.

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Serena wins Australian Open for 23rd grand slam crown

Serena wins Australian Open for 23rd grand slam crown

28 Jan 2017 | 4:30 PM

MELBOURNE, Jan 28 (REUTERS) Serena Williams beat her sister Venus 6-4 6-4 in the Australian Open final today to win her 23rd grand slam singles title and become the most successful tennis player in the open era.

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Venus in dreamland as she twirls into family final

26 Jan 2017 | 6:57 PM

By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Jan 26 (Reuters) Despite her poor recent track record against her sister Serena, Venus Williams will not just be "hanging out" in her first grand slam final in nine years at the Australian Open on Saturday.

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Age not just a number as Super Serena marches on

Age not just a number as Super Serena marches on

23 Jan 2017 | 2:18 PM

By Melanie Burton

MELBOURNE, Jan 23 (REUTERS) It was back in 2003 that Serena Williams first stamped her name on Australian Open history, the then 21-year-old taking down sister Venus to bring home her first title on the blue courts of Melbourne Park.

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Konta dispatches Makarova, to meet Serena in quarters

Konta dispatches Makarova, to meet Serena in quarters

23 Jan 2017 | 11:30 AM

MELBOURNE, Jan 23 (REUTERS) Johanna Konta advanced to an Australian Open quarter-final showdown with Serena Williams after the ninth seed dismantled Ekaterina Makarova 6-1 6-4 in their fourth-round clash today.

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Murray avoids Djokovic fate to reach fourth round

Murray avoids Djokovic fate to reach fourth round

20 Jan 2017 | 2:35 PM

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (REUTERS) Andy Murray eased into the fourth round of the Australian Open with a comprehensive 6-4 6-2 6-4 win over American Sam Querrey today.

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Kerber cleans up Pliskova to race into round four

Kerber cleans up Pliskova to race into round four

20 Jan 2017 | 2:25 PM

MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (REUTERS) World number one and reigning champion Angelique Kerber wasted no time in racing into the fourth round of the Australian Open with a 6-0 6-4 victory over Kristyna Pliskova on Rod Laver Arena today.

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Vandeweghe rallies in decider to bundle out Bouchard

Vandeweghe rallies in decider to bundle out Bouchard

20 Jan 2017 | 2:24 PM

MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (REUTERS) Coco Vandeweghe rallied from a break down in the deciding set to sweep past Eugenie Bouchard 6-4 3-6 7-5 today, setting up a potential fourth round clash against defending champion and world number one Angelique Kerber.

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Murray moving well in practice after ankle injury scare

Murray moving well in practice after ankle injury scare

19 Jan 2017 | 1:15 PM

MELBOURNE, Jan 19 (Reuters) World number one Andy Murray took to the Melbourne Park practice courts without obvious discomfort today just a few hours after turning his right ankle during a second round match at the Australian Open.

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Bouchard wins ugly and looks to the future

Bouchard wins ugly and looks to the future

18 Jan 2017 | 3:32 PM

By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Jan 18 (Reuters) It was not always pretty, but Eugenie Bouchard took another step on the path she hopes will take her back to the top of the game with a 7-6(5) 6-2 victory over Peng Shuai to reach the third round of the Australian Open today.

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Federer wobbles but roars back to reach third round

Federer wobbles but roars back to reach third round

18 Jan 2017 | 3:30 PM

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, Jan 18 (REUTERS) Roger Federer dug himself out of a late slump to fend off American qualifier Noah Rubin 7-5 6-3 7-6(3) today and enjoy a confidence-building win on the way to the third round of the Australian Open.

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True love keeps Venus coming back for more

True love keeps Venus coming back for more

18 Jan 2017 | 3:28 PM

By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Jan 18 (REUTERS) Seven-times grand slam champion Venus Williams advanced to the third round at Melbourne Park today with a 6-3 6-2 win over Stefanie Voegele but conceded she was still troubled by an elbow injury that forced her to pull out of the women's doubles.

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Nishikori beats wasteful Chardy to advance to third round

Nishikori beats wasteful Chardy to advance to third round

18 Jan 2017 | 3:19 PM

MELBOURNE, Jan 18 (REUTERS) Kei Nishikori shook off the effects of a tough five-set victory in the opening round and took advantage of Jeremy Chardy's inconsistent service game to advance to the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday.

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Ruthless Nadal mangles Mayer to negotiate first hurdle

Ruthless Nadal mangles Mayer to negotiate first hurdle

17 Jan 2017 | 2:12 PM

MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (Reuters) Rafa Nadal easily avoided the embarrassment of a back-to-back first round exits at the Australian Open on Tuesday, ramping up his serve and rattling off 39 winners to beat Florian Mayer 6-3 6-4 6-1 on Rod Laver Arena.

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Raonic dusts off Brown to advance to second round

Raonic dusts off Brown to advance to second round

17 Jan 2017 | 2:10 PM

MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (REUTERS) Milos Raonic loped into the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday with a comfortable 6-3 6-4 6-2 victory over Germany's Dustin Brown on Margaret Court Arena.

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Serena swats doubts, Bencic aside to reach second round

Serena swats doubts, Bencic aside to reach second round

17 Jan 2017 | 2:06 PM

MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (Reuters) Serena Williams launched her bid for a 23rd grand slam title with a 6-4 6-3 win over Belinda Bencic at the Australian Open on Tuesday, swatting aside doubts over her fitness and motivation on a sweltering day at Melbourne Park.

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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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