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Spain's Rafael Nadal, Garbine Muguruza named International Tennis Federation World champions
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Spain's Rafael Nadal, Garbine Muguruza named International Tennis Federation World champions

The last time two players from the same country scooped the awards was in 1998 when Americans Pete Sampras and Lindsay Davenport took the honours.

Jana Novotna dies at 49: 1998 Wimbledon champion knew how to win, and lose, on her own terms
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Jana Novotna dies at 49: 1998 Wimbledon champion knew how to win, and lose, on her own terms

Jana Novotna will be remembered by most of her mourning colleagues for her open, brave smile. But it is the image of a tearful Novotna, being consoled by the Duchess of Kent, that will remain ever-alive in tennis memory.

Martina Hingis retires from tennis: From child prodigy to legend, the Swiss Miss excelled with rare finesse
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Martina Hingis retires from tennis: From child prodigy to legend, the Swiss Miss excelled with rare finesse

Tennis today has evolved into an excruciating demonstration of power. Yet still in this world, Martina Hingis flourished. Her art was delicate and delightful.

Martina Hingis: From child prodigy to tennis legend, the incredible journey of Swiss Miss
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Martina Hingis: From child prodigy to tennis legend, the incredible journey of Swiss Miss

In a career that spans a whopping 23 years–the Swiss Miss turned pro at just 14–Hingis has amassed 25 Grand Slam titles (five in singles, 13 in doubles and seven in mixed doubles) and has held the No 1 rank for 209 weeks.

WTA Finals: Martina Hingis bids adieu to glorious career after suffering shock defeat in doubles semi-final
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WTA Finals: Martina Hingis bids adieu to glorious career after suffering shock defeat in doubles semi-final

Hingis announced on Thursday that she was hanging up her racket for a third and final time following this week’s event, bringing an end to an illustrious career that has garnered 25 Grand Slam wins — five in singles, 20 in doubles.

Martina Hingis helped me become a Grand Slam champion, says Roger Federer on Swiss legend's retirement
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Martina Hingis helped me become a Grand Slam champion, says Roger Federer on Swiss legend's retirement

"Martina was partially the one who showed me how it was all done," said 19-time Grand Slam champion Federer.

WTA Finals: Swiss tennis legend Martina Hingis announces decision to retire for 'final time' after tournament
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WTA Finals: Swiss tennis legend Martina Hingis announces decision to retire for 'final time' after tournament

Swiss tennis great Martina Hingis announced her retirement on Thursday, signalling the end of a career which took her from 1990s teenage superstar to doubles World No 1 some 20 years later.

Rafael Nadal wins 6th title of year at China Open; Caroline Garcia upsets newly crowned World No 1 Simona Halep
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Rafael Nadal wins 6th title of year at China Open; Caroline Garcia upsets newly crowned World No 1 Simona Halep

Here are some photo highlights from the China Open finals on Sunday, which saw Rafael Nadal and Caroline Garcia win the singles events.

China Open: Sania Mirza-Shuai Peng go down to Martina Hingis-Chan Yung-jan in doubles semi-final
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China Open: Sania Mirza-Shuai Peng go down to Martina Hingis-Chan Yung-jan in doubles semi-final

On Friday, Mirza and Peng had defeated fifth seeded Barbara Strcov and Katerina Siniakov of Czechoslovakia 4-6, 6-2, 10-7 in the quarterfinals.

Davis Cup: Leander Paes in no mood to quit despite being overlooked from India's squad
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Davis Cup: Leander Paes in no mood to quit despite being overlooked from India's squad

Paes was dropped by new non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi for the tie against Uzbekistan earlier this year.

Rafael Nadal downs Kevin Anderson for 3rd US Open title, Martina Hingis lifts 25th Grand Slam trophy
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Rafael Nadal downs Kevin Anderson for 3rd US Open title, Martina Hingis lifts 25th Grand Slam trophy

Rafael Nadal clinched Grand Slam No 16 with a clinical demolition of Kevin Anderson in the US Open final. Check out some of the best moments from Day 14.

US Open 2017: Martina Hingis proud of Grand Slam achievements; rules out returning to singles
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US Open 2017: Martina Hingis proud of Grand Slam achievements; rules out returning to singles

Martina Hingis declared herself amazed on Sunday after capturing her 25th career Grand Slam crown, partnering with Taiwan's Chan Yung-Jan to win the US Open women's doubles title.

US Open 2017: Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-Jan clinch women's doubles title with comfortable win
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US Open 2017: Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-Jan clinch women's doubles title with comfortable win

Swiss star Martina Hingis captured her second US Open doubles title in as many days, partnering with Taiwan's Chan Yung-Jan to win the women's doubles crown Sunday.

Sloane Stephens defeats Madison Keys in US Open final to lift maiden Grand Slam trophy
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Sloane Stephens defeats Madison Keys in US Open final to lift maiden Grand Slam trophy

Sloane Stephens won her maiden Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-0 victory against Madison Keys. Check out some of the best moments from Day 13 of the US Open.

US Open 2017: Martin Hingis and Jamie Murray win mixed doubles title for second Grand Slam together
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US Open 2017: Martin Hingis and Jamie Murray win mixed doubles title for second Grand Slam together

Martina Hingis and Jamie Murray fought off a match point to defeat Chan Hao-ching and Michael Venus 6-1, 4-6 (10-8) to claim the US Open mixed doubles title on Saturday.

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: Venus Williams celebrates her 20th appearance at tournament with win over Viktoria Kuzmova
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US Open 2017: Venus Williams celebrates her 20th appearance at tournament with win over Viktoria Kuzmova

Venus Williams celebrated her 20th anniversary at the US Open on Monday as the tournament celebrated 20 years of Arthur Ashe Stadium, where she claimed two of her seven Grand Slam titles.

AITA severs ties with Vijay Amritraj's Champions Tennis League citing breach of contract
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AITA severs ties with Vijay Amritraj's Champions Tennis League citing breach of contract

The All India Tennis Association (AITA) on Tuesday terminated the contract of Vijay Amritraj's Champions Tennis League due to a breach of contract, much to the shock of the former star, who says the move has come at a time when they were striving to revive the League.

Wimbledon 2017: Martina Hingis, Jamie Murray clinch mixed doubles title
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Wimbledon 2017: Martina Hingis, Jamie Murray clinch mixed doubles title

Hingis, 36, has now amassed six mixed doubles Grand Slam titles, 12 Grand Slam women's doubles crowns and also won five major singles titles, including Wimbledon in 1997.