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US Open 2019: An interactive timeline of defending champion Naomi Osaka's year since her breakthrough moment at Flushing Meadows
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US Open 2019: An interactive timeline of defending champion Naomi Osaka's year since her breakthrough moment at Flushing Meadows

Naomi Osaka has had a year to remember, winning two Grand Slam titles and reaching No 1 in the WTA Rankings, and in this timeline, we take you through the highs and lows of it.

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.

Serena Williams wants to move on from 2018 US Open final to 'bigger and better things', eyes Margaret Court's record
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Serena Williams wants to move on from 2018 US Open final to 'bigger and better things', eyes Margaret Court's record

Serena Williams twice missed out on a chance to tie Court's mark in 2018, losing both the Wimbledon and US Open finals in the span of the last six months.

Australian Open 2019: Rafael Nadal confident about regaining 100 percent fitness despite injury-marred end to 2018 season
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Australian Open 2019: Rafael Nadal confident about regaining 100 percent fitness despite injury-marred end to 2018 season

Nadal had to pull the plug early on his 2018 season and has not played since a knee problem forced him to retire during his US Open semi-final against Juan Martin del Potro.

Novak Djokovic's orchestrates impressive return to World No 1 spot after undergoing elbow surgery in January
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Novak Djokovic's orchestrates impressive return to World No 1 spot after undergoing elbow surgery in January

Novak Djokovic has pulled off an incredible comeback to the world no 1 ranking in tennis, just a few months after being sidelined through injury and reaching his lowest ranking in over a decade.

St Petersburg Open 2018: Dominic Thiem's hardcourt success raises hopes of consistency outside clay surfaces
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St Petersburg Open 2018: Dominic Thiem's hardcourt success raises hopes of consistency outside clay surfaces

Thiem is all set to become a major threat on hardcourts; it seems a matter of when, not if. We can call him a brainless ball-basher all we want, but that won’t change the fact that he’s a certified champion already, and may well be destined for an all-court greatness.

Simona Halep believes French Open win has justified her World No 1 ranking, earmarks Naomi Osaka as future star
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Simona Halep believes French Open win has justified her World No 1 ranking, earmarks Naomi Osaka as future star

Halep knows the pain of losing a Grand Slam final after suffering three failures in as many title matches before she rallied past Sloane Stephens to win the French Open.

Chair umpire Carlos Ramos focusing on 'working again' after Serena Williams incident during US Open women's final
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Chair umpire Carlos Ramos focusing on 'working again' after Serena Williams incident during US Open women's final

USTA president and CEO Katrina Adams, who defended Serena Williams, was overheard apologising to Carlos Ramos on the sidelines of Thursday's Davis Cup draw ceremony.

Davis Cup 2018: Serbia still a difficult proposition for India despite the absence of Novak Djokovic
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Davis Cup 2018: Serbia still a difficult proposition for India despite the absence of Novak Djokovic

The problem at hand for Bhupati and Co is how to break down the Serbians in Serbia, on what has historically been the least favourite surface for India.

US Open 2018: Australian newspaper republishes racist cartoon of Serena Williams on front page slamming 'PC culture'
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US Open 2018: Australian newspaper republishes racist cartoon of Serena Williams on front page slamming 'PC culture'

Mark Knight's caricature showed a butch and fat-lipped Serena Williams jumping up and down on her broken racquet, having spat out a dummy.

The bad, the worse and the ugly in tennis: When men’s singles players, including Roger Federer, got away with outbursts
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The bad, the worse and the ugly in tennis: When men’s singles players, including Roger Federer, got away with outbursts

With Serena Williams claiming that men's singles players tend to get away despite saying worse things to chair umpires than her, here's a look at the most notable meltdowns by men’s singles players over the years and the repercussions they faced

Australian cartoonist faces backlash for Serena Williams' 'racist' caricature from US Open Women's singles final
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Australian cartoonist faces backlash for Serena Williams' 'racist' caricature from US Open Women's singles final

An Australian cartoonist faced withering criticism on Tuesday for portraying tennis superstar Serena Williams using – what Harry Potter author JK Rowling described as – "racist and sexist tropes".

Serena Williams’ US Open outburst not justifiable, but understandable given history of racist, sexist excesses against her
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Serena Williams’ US Open outburst not justifiable, but understandable given history of racist, sexist excesses against her

Considering the historical context of all Serena Williams has gone through, and the fact that Carlos Ramos has sometimes fired — and sometimes not — her reaction is understandable, whether or not it is entirely justifiable

US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic deserves equal consideration in GOAT debate alongside Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal
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US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic deserves equal consideration in GOAT debate alongside Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal

After winning the US Open on the back of Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic should be given much more consideration for the GOAT.

ITF backs chair umpire Carlos Ramos for 'professionalism and integrity' during Serena Williams' meltdown in US Open final
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ITF backs chair umpire Carlos Ramos for 'professionalism and integrity' during Serena Williams' meltdown in US Open final

Carlos Ramos has been praised for acting with "professionalism and integrity" by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) after the umpire was labelled a liar and a thief by Serena Williams during the American star's US Open final meltdown.

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley wants clarity on coaching violations following US Open final controversy
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Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley wants clarity on coaching violations following US Open final controversy

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley has urged global tennis to affirm its position on coaching during matches following a storm of controversy that erupted during the US Open women’s final

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 38: Djokovic, Osaka run US Open show; Arpinder Singh wins bronze at IAAF Continental Cup and more on daily podcast
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 38: Djokovic, Osaka run US Open show; Arpinder Singh wins bronze at IAAF Continental Cup and more on daily podcast

In today's episode of Spodcast, we discuss Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka's wins at US Open, Serena Williams meltdown, jumper Arpinder Singh's bronze at the IAAF Continental Cup and England's strong start in the second innings of The Oval Test.

US Open 2018: 'Emphatic' Novak Djokovic makes winning Grand Slams look easy again with unrivalled fluidity and flexibility
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US Open 2018: 'Emphatic' Novak Djokovic makes winning Grand Slams look easy again with unrivalled fluidity and flexibility

Novak Djokovic's latest triumph celebrated all the things that make him such a spectacle. His focus was laser sharp, his defence unbreakable

US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic says matches with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal made him the player he is today
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US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic says matches with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal made him the player he is today

Novak Djokovic was thrilled to match Pete Sampras with a 14th Grand Slam title at the US Open on Sunday, but he said it's Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal who have made him the player he is.

US Open 2018: WTA backs Serena Williams' claims of sexism in tennis; Novak Djokovic guarded in response to controversy
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US Open 2018: WTA backs Serena Williams' claims of sexism in tennis; Novak Djokovic guarded in response to controversy

Serena Williams was handed three code violations — and docked a point and then a game — in her 6-2, 6-4 loss to Naomi Osaka in the Flushing Meadows final.