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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
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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!

A summer without the French Open: Reflections on growing up with tennis, in a world that cannot afford sports
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A summer without the French Open: Reflections on growing up with tennis, in a world that cannot afford sports

The French Open has been to my summer what a Rafael Nadal victory has been to the French Open: an inevitable, intractable fact of life.

Australian Open 2020: Margaret Court's remarks on same-sex marriage clouds celebration of her 50th anniversary of calendar Grand Slam
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Australian Open 2020: Margaret Court's remarks on same-sex marriage clouds celebration of her 50th anniversary of calendar Grand Slam

Court, who also holds the all-time record of 24 Grand Slam titles, has been heavily criticised for voicing her religious-based opposition to same-sex marriage.

Margaret Court says 'treat me like Laver', asks Tennis Australia to commemorate 50th anniversary of her calendar-year Grand Slam
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Margaret Court says 'treat me like Laver', asks Tennis Australia to commemorate 50th anniversary of her calendar-year Grand Slam

Court's comments come after some controversy over her views on homosexuality, which has seen Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova call for the arena to be stripped of her name

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.

French Open 2019: Naomi Osaka aims Grand Slam sweep, says it would be 'cool to win everything in one year'
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French Open 2019: Naomi Osaka aims Grand Slam sweep, says it would be 'cool to win everything in one year'

The world number one Osaka won her first major at the US Open last year and then backed it up with the Australian Open in January.

Australian Open 2019: Tennis great Steffi Graf backs Serena Williams to match Margaret Court's tally of 24 Grand Slams
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Australian Open 2019: Tennis great Steffi Graf backs Serena Williams to match Margaret Court's tally of 24 Grand Slams

Williams, 37, has won 23 majors so far over a storied career and is gunning to match Court's mark at the Melbourne Open on the Australian's home territory.

Australian Open 2019: Nerves could undermine Serena Williams' march towards 24th Grand Slam, says Margaret Court
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Australian Open 2019: Nerves could undermine Serena Williams' march towards 24th Grand Slam, says Margaret Court

Court disputed the bookies' assessment that Williams is the favourite to lift the Australian Open trophy, taking her overall Grand Slam tally to 24.

US Open 2018: Reinvigorated Serena Williams eyes historic title in final showdown against her heir apparent Naomi Osaka
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US Open 2018: Reinvigorated Serena Williams eyes historic title in final showdown against her heir apparent Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka, the sprightly world no 19 has trained herself to play shots just like Serena Williams. The sledgehammer flat groundstrokes, the big serve, and also the fondness for wearing bright colours are traits she’s picked up from the younger Williams’ sister

At US Open 2018, Serena proving yet again that where there’s a Williams, there’s always a way
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At US Open 2018, Serena proving yet again that where there’s a Williams, there’s always a way

Through injuries, childbirth, near-death experiences and even now, dealing openly with post-partum depression, Williams has pushed forward in a way only Williams can. Nevertheless, she persists.

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.

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.

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies at the age of 49 after long battle with cancer
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Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies at the age of 49 after long battle with cancer

Hailing from Czech Republic, Novotna, in her 14-year career, won 24 WTA singles and 76 doubles titles

WTA Elite Trophy: Julia Goerges beats CoCo Vandeweghe to clinch second title of year
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WTA Elite Trophy: Julia Goerges beats CoCo Vandeweghe to clinch second title of year

With the title, Goerges is set to end the season with a career-high ranking of World No 14.

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.

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: Germany launches quest to find next Steffi Graf and Boris Becker
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Wimbledon 2017: Germany launches quest to find next Steffi Graf and Boris Becker

While German women have had two more finalists with Sabine Lisicki and Angelique Kerber at the All England club since Graf's last win there in 1996, the men have had none.

Andre Agassi's experience can help Novak Djokovic tide over current loss of motivation
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Andre Agassi's experience can help Novak Djokovic tide over current loss of motivation

Djokovic is also looking for a mature person that can empathise with his journey. He seems to have concluded that Agassi is the man who could address his situation.

Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams credits Steffi Graf, Martina Navratilova for her success
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Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams credits Steffi Graf, Martina Navratilova for her success

Serena Williams says her rise to become perhaps the greatest player of all time is all down to mental strength and never giving up, a trait learned from Steffi Graf and Martina Navratilova.

Australian Open 2017, Day 13, as it happened: Serena Williams clinches 23, Kontinen/Peers win men's doubles title
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Australian Open 2017, Day 13, as it happened: Serena Williams clinches 23, Kontinen/Peers win men's doubles title

Serena Williams bids for a record 23rd Grand Slam title while Venus strives for her eighth, and first in almost nine years. Follow our live blog for regular updates.