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Serena Williams 25th seed for Wimbledon despite being outside top 32 in rankings.

Seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams is the 25th seed for this year’s tournament, despite being outside the top 32 in the rankings. The 36-year-old American is continuing her return to action after giving birth to her first child in September. ...

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French Open 2018: Novak Djokovic plays down problems when ‘people starving to death’

Novak Djokovic claims his struggles on the tennis court are insignificant compared to real life problems such as poverty, so he just accepts them. Djokovic progressed to the French Open third round with a 7-6 (7-1) 6-4 6-4 win over ...

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French Open 2018: Simona Halep beats Alison Riske to reach second round  

World number one Simona Halep began her bid for a first Grand Slam title with a gutsy fightback in her rain-delayed French Open first-round match. Halep, last year’s runner-up, lost the first set before recovering to win 2-6 6-1 6-1 ...

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Serena Williams Makes Return To Competitive Tennis In Fed Cup Doubles

Former world number one Serena Williams made her return to competitive tennis five months after giving birth as she teamed up with Sister Venus for the US team in the Fed Cup. In what was a last-minute change to the ...

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Australian Open: Roger Federer beats Marton Fucsovics in straight sets

Defending champion Roger Federer eased through to the Australian Open quarter-finals with a straight-set win over Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics. The 19-time Grand Slam winner is yet to lose a set at Melbourne Park this year, seeing off world number 80 ...

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Australian Open: 2018 Top seed Rafael Nadal beats Leonardo Mayer

Top seed Rafael Nadal progressed to the last 32 of the Australian Open with a straight-set victory over Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer in Melbourne. The Spaniard, 31, beat world number 52 Mayer 6-3 6-4 7-6 (7-4) in two hours 38 minutes ...

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Australian Open 2018: Venus Williams knocked out by Belinda Bencic

Belinda Bencic said it was an “amazing feeling” after she beat 2017 runner-up Venus Williams in the first round of the Australian Open. The unseeded 20-year-old Swiss, ranked 78th, won 6-3 7-5 on the opening day in Melbourne. She reached ...

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Serena Williams has entered Australian Open, says tournament director

Serena Williams has entered the Australian Open in January, tournament director Craig Tiley has said. The 36-year-old won this year’s event in Melbourne while in the early weeks of pregnancy and gave birth to a daughter in September. Tiley told ...

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