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Indian Wells: Excited Serena Williams 'can't wait for future' as she makes return to WTA tour after pregnancy
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Indian Wells: Excited Serena Williams 'can't wait for future' as she makes return to WTA tour after pregnancy

"I think everyone should have high expectations," said Serena Williams, who will be unseeded at Indian Wells and open her campaign against 53rd-ranked Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan

Mubadala World Tennis Championship: Jelena Ostapenko honoured to play in Serena Williams' comeback match
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Mubadala World Tennis Championship: Jelena Ostapenko honoured to play in Serena Williams' comeback match

Williams also has more grand slam singles titles – 23 – than the age of her rival Saturday, Ostapenko.

US Open 2017: CoCo Vandeweghe credits coach Pat Cash's 'Jedi mind tricks' for calm demeanour on court
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US Open 2017: CoCo Vandeweghe credits coach Pat Cash's 'Jedi mind tricks' for calm demeanour on court

Dumped by her coach and struggling mentally, American tennis star CoCo Vandeweghe was "in shambles" three months ago before she started working with Australian coach Pat Cash.

US Open 2017: Angelique Kerber says holding on to top spot is hardest thing to achieve
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US Open 2017: Angelique Kerber says holding on to top spot is hardest thing to achieve

Angelique Kerber has been given a brutal reminder this season that if becoming World No 1 is hard, staying at the top is even more difficult.

US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer on course for first-ever clash as key players pull out
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US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer on course for first-ever clash as key players pull out

Their rivalry has stretched 13 years and 37 matches but Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have never met at the US Open, a staggering anomaly which seems certain to be corrected at 2017's concluding Grand Slam.

Roger Federer to participate in 2018 Hopman Cup as warm-up for Australian Open title defence
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Roger Federer to participate in 2018 Hopman Cup as warm-up for Australian Open title defence

Federer, who will team up with compatriot Belinda Bencic, attributed his 2017 Australian Open success in part to having such a good time in Perth.

Australian Superseries: Kidambi Srikanth proves that his Indonesia Open win over Son Wan Ho was no fluke
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Australian Superseries: Kidambi Srikanth proves that his Indonesia Open win over Son Wan Ho was no fluke

Kidambi Srikanth's win over World No 1 Son Wan Ho in a span of six days shows how the Indian shuttler has progressed after coming back from a lengthy injury.

Roger Federer to skip French Open to better prepare for grass, hard court seasons
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Roger Federer to skip French Open to better prepare for grass, hard court seasons

The 18-time Grand Slam winner, Federer, has won the French Open, contested on clay, just once in 2009, and also pulled out of the event last year with knee and back injuries.

Serena Williams suggests she is 20-weeks pregnant in social media post
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Serena Williams suggests she is 20-weeks pregnant in social media post

If Serena is indeed 20 weeks into her term, that would mean she was about two months pregnant when she captured her record 23rd Grand Slam at the Australian Open in January.

Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal bring out yesterday once more
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Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal bring out yesterday once more

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are a study in contrasts and they force us into the sporting equivalent of a Rorschach test.

Australian Open 2017: Lifetime trip for some, ritual for few, how Australians celebrate 'the tennis'
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Australian Open 2017: Lifetime trip for some, ritual for few, how Australians celebrate 'the tennis'

For some it’s a once in a lifetime trip. For some it’s an annual ritual. For some it’s work. For some it’s a respite from work. For some it’s fanaticism. For some, a pilgrimage. The Australian Open brings people in for different reasons. Not just for the tennis.

Australian Open 2017: At 35, Roger Federer lifts No 18 with his unlikeliest Grand Slam victory yet
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Australian Open 2017: At 35, Roger Federer lifts No 18 with his unlikeliest Grand Slam victory yet

Roger Federer, at the age of 35, returned to competitive tennis after six months, defeated four top-10 players over three five-setters, to lift Grand Slam number 18.

Roger Federer, Serena Williams and all the other Australian Open 2017 champions
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Roger Federer, Serena Williams and all the other Australian Open 2017 champions

Roger Federer won his 18th Grand Slam title while Serena Williams lifted her 23rd. Take a look at all the Australian Open 2017 champions.

Sachin Tendulkar says he could relate to Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal during the Australian Open final
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Sachin Tendulkar says he could relate to Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal during the Australian Open final

He saw the epic match only in bits and pieces but Sachin Tendulkar says he could well understand what veterans Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal might have felt during their Australian Open final clash.

Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams gets customised Air Jordans, WWE belt and more after 23rd Slam
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Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams gets customised Air Jordans, WWE belt and more after 23rd Slam

Serena Williams received some interesting memorabilia on winning her 23rd Grand Slam - customised Air Jordans, a WWE belt and special Wilson racquets.

Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer’s new-found mental edge over Rafael Nadal makes him the greatest ever
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Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer’s new-found mental edge over Rafael Nadal makes him the greatest ever

Roger Federer's unrelenting desire to excel against Rafael Nadal elevated the Swiss to a new plane, more exalted than the mere historical statistic of 18 Grand Slam titles.

Roger Federer wins 18 Grand Slams: A look at all the numbers after his 5th Australian Open title
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Roger Federer wins 18 Grand Slams: A look at all the numbers after his 5th Australian Open title

Roger Federer beat Rafael Nadal to win his fifth Australian Open title, picking up a record 18th Grand Slam. Here's a look at some of the numbers from his career.

Roger Federer lifts 5th Australian Open trophy with win over Rafael Nadal
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Roger Federer lifts 5th Australian Open trophy with win over Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer came out on top after a rollercoaster ride against Rafa Nadal to win his fifth Australian Open. Here's a look at some moments from the final.

Australian Open 2017: Watch Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal’s stunning 26-shot rally that turned the final
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Australian Open 2017: Watch Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal’s stunning 26-shot rally that turned the final

Roger Federer beat Rafael Nadal in five thrilling sets to win his 18th Grand Slam title. Watch one of the most stunning points of the match that helped Federer win.

Australian Open 2017: Rafael Nadal's impressive return shows he can still stretch the limits of possibility
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Australian Open 2017: Rafael Nadal's impressive return shows he can still stretch the limits of possibility

The Rafael Nadal we thought we had lost – a rare athlete who stretches the limits of possibility every time we doubt him – shone through, despite the loss to Roger Federer in the Australian Open final.