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Strokes of Genius review: Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal documentary will captivate you even if you don't like tennis
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Strokes of Genius review: Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal documentary will captivate you even if you don't like tennis

The tennis documentary Strokes of Genius revolves around the epic 2008 Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka first in 26 years to come from set down in final to win title, other stats
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US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka first in 26 years to come from set down in final to win title, other stats

Naomi Osaka added to her 2018 US Open and 2019 Australian Open trophies with the three set win against Victoria Azarenka. Check out the stats from the match in Firstpost's stat roundup!

US Open 2019: Serena Williams' semi-final win shows she means business, making her quest for 24th Grand Slam title inevitable
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US Open 2019: Serena Williams' semi-final win shows she means business, making her quest for 24th Grand Slam title inevitable

This will be the fourth final Williams has made since returning to the tour after giving birth to daughter Olympia in September 2017. And she hasn’t looked more ready to equal Margaret Court’s tally for the most singles majors.

US Open 2019: Serena Williams drops four games to beat Elina Svitolina on her way to 10th US Open final
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US Open 2019: Serena Williams drops four games to beat Elina Svitolina on her way to 10th US Open final

Serena Williams is seeking a 24th Grand Slam singles title to match Margaret Court's all-time record and will face either Belinda Bencic or Bianca Andreescu on Saturday in her bid for a seventh US Open triumph.

US Open 2019: Coco Gauff faces reality check in blockbuster clash against World No 1 Naomi Osaka
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US Open 2019: Coco Gauff faces reality check in blockbuster clash against World No 1 Naomi Osaka

Saturday night's showdown at Arthur Ashe Stadium in the round of 32 might just be the start of a rivalry between the 15-year-old Gauff and World No 1 Osaka

French Open 2019: Teenager Amanda Anisimova shows maturity beyond her age in clinical showing against Simona Halep
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French Open 2019: Teenager Amanda Anisimova shows maturity beyond her age in clinical showing against Simona Halep

Amanda Anisimova has already drawn comparisons in style to Maria Sharapova and already is being heralded as part of the future of American tennis.

French Open 2019: Chris Evert left 'speechless' by Johanna Konta's dominant quarter-final win over Sloane Stephens
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French Open 2019: Chris Evert left 'speechless' by Johanna Konta's dominant quarter-final win over Sloane Stephens

Johanna Konta became the first British woman in 36 years to reach the Roland Garros semi-finals on Tuesday in a performance which left US legend and seven-time Paris champion Chris Evert "speechless".

French Open 2019: With Roland Garros beginning in earnest, take quiz to test your knowledge of terre battue's main event
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French Open 2019: With Roland Garros beginning in earnest, take quiz to test your knowledge of terre battue's main event

With the potential for history to be made on several fronts at this year's French Open, we here at Firstpost have decided to put together a quiz about the tournament.

Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams' legacy secure despite 2018 US Open final meltdown, says Chris Evert
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Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams' legacy secure despite 2018 US Open final meltdown, says Chris Evert

Chris Evert believes it is Serena Williams' remarkable journey from Compton to the top of the tennis world that will be remembered most.

US Open 2018: Naomi Osaka's first Grand Slam title won't be overshadowed by Serena Williams' clash with chair umpire
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US Open 2018: Naomi Osaka's first Grand Slam title won't be overshadowed by Serena Williams' clash with chair umpire

Against a rich, mustard backdrop, a 20-year-old Japanese woman's name has already been embossed on the US Open longlist of champions: N. Osaka, it reads.

Wimbledon 2018: Venus Williams lauds organisers for giving female stars top billing in show courts
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Wimbledon 2018: Venus Williams lauds organisers for giving female stars top billing in show courts

After years of being criticised for prioritising male stars like Roger Federer and Andy Murray, Wimbledon bosses have bowed to pressure and Venus, a five-time champion at the grass-court Grand Slam, was quick to salute the move.

Wimbledon 2018: Organisers deny former winner Chris Evert's claim that tournament scheduling is sexist
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Wimbledon 2018: Organisers deny former winner Chris Evert's claim that tournament scheduling is sexist

Former Wimbledon winner Chris Evert suggested that Wimbledon could consider closing the tournament with the final of the women's singles, stating that the current order is rooted in the sexist notion that women are second-class.

Wimbledon 2018: Tennis legend Chris Evert picks Serena Williams as top contender to win Championship
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Wimbledon 2018: Tennis legend Chris Evert picks Serena Williams as top contender to win Championship

Serena Williams, who had to retire in the pre-quaters of the French Open will be eyeing her eighth Wimbledon title when she opens her campaign on Monday.

Serena Williams will be less intimidating when she returns to 'more competitive' tour, says Chris Evert
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Serena Williams will be less intimidating when she returns to 'more competitive' tour, says Chris Evert

"There's so many things we don't know about Serena (Williams), how it's going to feel to her being a mother coming back, is it going to distract her, is it going to motivate her more?" Evert said.

US Open 2017: Madison Keys builds on early promise to stand a step away from 1st Grand Slam title
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US Open 2017: Madison Keys builds on early promise to stand a step away from 1st Grand Slam title

In July 2009, and still a high school student with braces on her teeth, Madison Keys was beating Serena Williams in a Team Tennis event.

US Open 2017: With All-American women's semi-finals, USTA believes next generation has arrived
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US Open 2017: With All-American women's semi-finals, USTA believes next generation has arrived

For the first time since 1981 when Tracy Austin, Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova and Barbara Potter waved the Stars and Stripes, Americans grabbed all four semi-finals berths, guaranteeing one of them will hoist the trophy on Saturday.

US Open 2017: Madison Keys completes all-American semi-finals line-up with victory over Kaia Kanepi
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US Open 2017: Madison Keys completes all-American semi-finals line-up with victory over Kaia Kanepi

Madison Keys completed the clean sweep for American women, giving the host country all four US Open semi-final spots for the first time in 36 years.

Serena Williams gives birth to baby girl, showered with congratulatory messages
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Serena Williams gives birth to baby girl, showered with congratulatory messages

Tennis superstar Serena Williams gave birth to a baby girl on Friday, US media reported, prompting an outpouring of delight from fellow professionals, celebrities and fans of the sporting icon.

US Open 2017: Roger Federer's sensational comeback will continue at Flushing Meadows, says John McEnroe
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US Open 2017: Roger Federer's sensational comeback will continue at Flushing Meadows, says John McEnroe

American great John McEnroe expects Roger Federer's sensational comeback season to continue in New York when the US Open kicks off on Monday.

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray joins sexism debate and calls for equal representation on big show courts
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Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray joins sexism debate and calls for equal representation on big show courts

Andy Murray slammed the 'unfair' Wimbledon scheduling as top women players were shunted onto the outside courts on "Manic Monday", while the big four of men's tennis took centre-stage.