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Tennis celebrates 50th anniversary of the 'Original 9' trailblazers who stood for equality in 1970
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Tennis celebrates 50th anniversary of the 'Original 9' trailblazers who stood for equality in 1970

'Original 9' broke away from the US tennis establishment to form Virginia Slams circuit, on $1 contract, in 1970 due to inequal prize money. WTA Tour they helped create offered 55 events in 29 countries and a total of $179 million in prize money in 2019

Goran Ivanisevic, Conchita Martinez elected to International Tennis Hall of Fame
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Goran Ivanisevic, Conchita Martinez elected to International Tennis Hall of Fame

Ivanisevic helps coach Novak Djokovic, while Martinez works with Garbine Muguruza.

Andres Gimeno, oldest male French Open champion of modern era, dies at 82
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Andres Gimeno, oldest male French Open champion of modern era, dies at 82

Andres Gimeno, the oldest male French Open champion in the Open era, has died at the age of 82, the Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) announced on Wednesday.

Goran Ivanisevic, Conchita Martinez among four candidates for Tennis Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020
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Goran Ivanisevic, Conchita Martinez among four candidates for Tennis Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020

The fan vote results will be announced in late September. The overall results and the complete Tennis Hall of Fame Class of 2020 will be announced in January. The 2020 Induction Ceremony will be hosted on 18 July, 2020 in Newport, Richmond.

Two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na of China becomes first Asian born to be inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame
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Two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na of China becomes first Asian born to be inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame

Chinese Li Na won the 2011 French Open, becoming the first Asian to win a Grand Slam tournament and went on to win the Australian Open in 2014

Li Na inspired a whole continent to start watching and playing tennis, and her Hall of Fame induction is a no-brainer
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Li Na inspired a whole continent to start watching and playing tennis, and her Hall of Fame induction is a no-brainer

What was that moment for Li Na, the newest inductee into the International Tennis Hall of Fame? The easy answer is her speech at the trophy presentation ceremony after winning the 2014 Australian Open.

Former Wimbledon winner Michael Stich, 14-time Grand Slam doubles champion Helena Sukova enter Tennis Hall of Fame
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Former Wimbledon winner Michael Stich, 14-time Grand Slam doubles champion Helena Sukova enter Tennis Hall of Fame

Michael Stich and Helena Sukova of Czech Republic were inducted in ceremonies in Newport, Rhode Island, during the ATP grass court tournament.

Washington Open: Bianca Andreescu becomes first 21st century-born player to defeat top-20 rival
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Washington Open: Bianca Andreescu becomes first 21st century-born player to defeat top-20 rival

Canadian 17-year-old Bianca Andreescu made tennis history on Thursday, becoming the first WTA player born in the 21st Century to defeat a top-20 rival by downing France's 13th-ranked Kristina Mladenovic.

Andy Roddick inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame, says he was lucky to play in the era of the 'Big Four'
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Andy Roddick inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame, says he was lucky to play in the era of the 'Big Four'

Roddick was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame with Belgian Kim Clijsters and Dutch Paralympic champion Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch.

Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams didn’t need 23 for greatness, but now she’s beyond comparison
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Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams didn’t need 23 for greatness, but now she’s beyond comparison

Serena Williams didn't need a record 23rd Grand Slam to establish her greatness, but it has only enhanced it. Every passing milestone now just cements her statue on the pedestal of all-time greatness in sport.

Justine Henin, Marat Safin inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame
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Justine Henin, Marat Safin inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame

Justine Henin and Marat Safin were honored as the new inductees into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island on Saturday.