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French Open 2018: Rafael Nadal eyes 11th Roland Garros title as he looks to overcome Dominic Thiem challenge in final
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French Open 2018: Rafael Nadal eyes 11th Roland Garros title as he looks to overcome Dominic Thiem challenge in final

Rafael Nadal admits that his desire to clinch an 11th French Open title on Sunday is fired by his growing realisation that the end of his career may not be too far away.

Brazilian 'queen' of tennis Maria Bueno passes away at 78 after succumbing to cancer battle
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Brazilian 'queen' of tennis Maria Bueno passes away at 78 after succumbing to cancer battle

Nicknamed the "Sao Paulo Swallow" for her ability to dominate the net, Bueno was a teen prodigy despite having no formal coaching, according to the International Hall of Fame, which she entered in 1978.

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer defies age and injuries on his way to clinch 20th Grand Slam title
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Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer defies age and injuries on his way to clinch 20th Grand Slam title

Federer defied the years and attrition rate to claim a joint-record sixth Australian crown in his 30th Grand Slam decider in Melbourne.

Australian Open 2018: Stars, fans back LGBTQ rights but mum on renaming of Margaret Court Arena
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Australian Open 2018: Stars, fans back LGBTQ rights but mum on renaming of Margaret Court Arena

Tennis legend Margaret Court had been an outspoken opponent to Australia's national referendum on gay marriage, which passed by a wide margin late in 2017.

Serena Williams eyes more titles, says motherhood may make her a better player
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Serena Williams eyes more titles, says motherhood may make her a better player

Serena Williams isn't quite back on tour, but she says she wants more Grand Slam titles and may be an even better player after becoming a mother.

Novak Djokovic to warm up for Australian Open 2018 by playing in Tie Break Tens at Melbourne
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Novak Djokovic to warm up for Australian Open 2018 by playing in Tie Break Tens at Melbourne

Djokovic and volatile Australian Nick Kyrgios will headline the eight-man Tie Break Tens tournament at Margaret Court Arena at Melbourne Park on 10 January.

Serena Williams drops hint about potential return, says 'be excited' in latest Instagram post
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Serena Williams drops hint about potential return, says 'be excited' in latest Instagram post

American Serena Williams dropped a large hint that she could soon be back on court competing when she posted an Instagram photo of a pair of dazzling gold and white tennis shoes.

How Australian athletes shaped history by campaigning for same-sex marriage as nation voted 'yes'
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How Australian athletes shaped history by campaigning for same-sex marriage as nation voted 'yes'

Different sporting organisations in the country, both local and national, publicly backed the 'yes' campaign and called for equal marriage rights for all Australians.

Serena Williams can 'absolutely' break Margaret Court's Grand Slam record, believes Steffi Graf
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Serena Williams can 'absolutely' break Margaret Court's Grand Slam record, believes Steffi Graf

"Everything that Serena has shown over her career just makes you believe that if she has that in her sights then she will go after it and achieve it." Steffi Graf said.

Former stars divided over Serena Williams' decision to defend Australian Open title after pregnancy
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Former stars divided over Serena Williams' decision to defend Australian Open title after pregnancy

Serena Williams is targeting a return to competitive tennis next January to defend her Australian Open title, but two former stars who became parents question her ability to regain top form so soon after childbirth.

Serena Williams will find it difficult to make tennis comeback after childbirth, says Kim Clijsters
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Serena Williams will find it difficult to make tennis comeback after childbirth, says Kim Clijsters

Clijsters completed the 'Mother of all Comebacks' when she won the US Open in 2009, just 18 months after giving birth to her first child.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer nurses hangover after drunken celebrations go on till Monday morning
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Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer nurses hangover after drunken celebrations go on till Monday morning

"My head is ringing," Federer said on Monday morning. "I don't know what I did last night. I drank too many different types of drinks I guess."

Wimbledon 2017: Victoria Azarenka beats British wildcard Heather Watson, Kei Nishikori ousted
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Wimbledon 2017: Victoria Azarenka beats British wildcard Heather Watson, Kei Nishikori ousted

Competing in her first Grand Slam since taking a year off to have her first child in December, Azarenka is bidding to become the first mother to win Wimbledon in 37 years.

Wimbledon 2017: Victoria Azarenka continues comeback after childbirth with easy win over Elena Vesnina
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Wimbledon 2017: Victoria Azarenka continues comeback after childbirth with easy win over Elena Vesnina

Victoria Azarenka cruised to a 6-3, 6-3 victory in the second round of her first Grand Slam since taking a year off to have her first child in December.

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray starts title defence, Venus Williams in action and other matches on Day 1
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Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray starts title defence, Venus Williams in action and other matches on Day 1

Defending champion Andy Murray and fellow two-time winner Rafael Nadal take centrestage on the first day of Wimbledon on Monday, keen to deliver early hammer blows to any doubts over their title aspirations.

Wimbledon 2017: Victoria Azarenka dreams of fairytale Grand Slam return after birth of son
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Wimbledon 2017: Victoria Azarenka dreams of fairytale Grand Slam return after birth of son

Victoria Azarenka will be playing her first Grand Slam since taking time off after last year's French Open to have her first child in December.

John McEnroe expresses regret over unnecessary Serena Williams 'will rank like 700 in the world' remark
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John McEnroe expresses regret over unnecessary Serena Williams 'will rank like 700 in the world' remark

John McEnroe said he would have been better off never trying to compare Serena Williams to men's tennis players after the furore over his remark that she would rank "like 700 in the world".

French Open 2017: Sharper Rafael Nadal earns the first perfect 10 in tennis’ Open Era
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French Open 2017: Sharper Rafael Nadal earns the first perfect 10 in tennis’ Open Era

Sunday’s final was supposed to be between one of the game’s best attackers versus the ultimate defender. But whether it was his conditioning or Nadal’s all-court superiority, by the second set Wawrinka looked like he had no fight left.

Margaret Court and Ilie Nastase have taken tennis back to dark ages, feels John McEnroe
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Margaret Court and Ilie Nastase have taken tennis back to dark ages, feels John McEnroe

John McEnroe also included Ilie Nastase in his blast after the Romanian recently made derogatory remarks over women and Serena Williams's unborn baby

French Open 2017: Milos Raonic warns of 'repercussions' from 'crazy' Margaret Court controversy
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French Open 2017: Milos Raonic warns of 'repercussions' from 'crazy' Margaret Court controversy

Canada's world number six Milos Raonic warned there would be "repercussions" from the Margaret Court controversy after the Australian legend made a series of controversial remarks over homosexuality.