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  • Ruthless Serena makes strong start

    Serena Williams made a ruthless start to her quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title with a 6-0 6-2 victory over unseeded German Tatjana Maria in the first round of the Australian Open on Tuesday.

  • Battling Murray bows out

    Andy Murray said he would make a decision on further surgery that could end his career "within a week" after battling to a gutsy, epic five-set defeat in the Australian Open yesterday.

  • Gutsy Murray out of Australian Open

    Andy Murray's hopes of a fairytale swansong at the Australian Open were crushed in the first round on Monday as Roberto Bautista Agut held off a thrilling fightback from the ailing Briton to claim a 6-4 6-4 6-7(5) 6-7(4) 6-2 epic.

  • Murray's 'no friends' dig at Kyrgios

    Injury-wracked Andy Murray proved he hasn't lost his sense of humour despite chronic pain from a hip injury forcing him into retirement this year.

  • Ruthless Nadal, Wozniacki fly into Open round two

    A ruthless Rafael Nadal showed no mercy in a clinical first round thumping at the Australian Open Monday with fellow former champions Caroline Wozniacki, Angelique Kerber and Maria Sharapova also romping through.

  • TRAINING THROUGH THE PAIN

    TRAINING THROUGH THE PAIN

  • 'This could be my last event'

    A tearful Andy Murray on Friday announced he would likely retire this year due to severe pain from a hip injury, saying next week's Australian Open could be the last tournament of a glittering career.

  • Nishikori, Pliskova triumph

    Japanese star Kei Nishikori claimed his first title since 2016 when he downed Russia's Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 in the final of the Brisbane International while Karolina Pliskova came from a set down to overhaul Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko in the women's final on Sunday.

  • Federer wins record third

    Roger Federer has become the most successful player in Hopman Cup history after leading Switzerland to a 2-1 win in an enthralling final of the mixed teams tournament in Perth Saturday.

  • Djokovic battles thru'

    World number one Novak Djokovic won another gruelling battle in Doha on Thursday to continue his unbeaten start to the year and progress to the Qatar Open semifinals.

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