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Djokovic bigger than Roger: Wilander

So who is the best player of the past decade? Seven-times Grand Slam champion Mats Wilander has called out Novak Djokovic’s domination of 2016 as

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Going loco in Acapulco works for Krygios

MOVERS AND SHAKERS IN THIS WEEK’S RANKINGS Arriving coach-less and ranked 72 in the world, Nick Kyrgios could hardly believe how he blew threw a

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An insult to paying fans everywhere

Sunday Serve: Part Two There’s something fundamentally wrong with the attitude of Australian ‘star’ Nick Kyrgios. I use the word ’star’ loosely – given yet

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Angry Rafa rips into bad boy Kyrgios

Rafael Nadal gave bad boy Nick Kyrgios a verbal lashing after his stunning three-set loss,  saying the Aussie “lacks respect”. Kyrgios saved three match points

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Tsitsipas closes in on Top 10 ranking

Latest ATP rankings released Stefanos Tsitsipas is on the verge of breaking into the ATP’s top 10 after he beat Kazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin in the

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Serena Williams cartoon did not breach rules

Australian Press Council ruling over newspaper cartoon of Williams’ row with umpire A controversial cartoon of Serena Williams after her spat with  umpire Carlos Ramos

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Sunday Serve: Round One

Welcome to Sunday Serve, where we give a serve to something in the game we dislike, disagree with or simply don’t like. And this week,


Mum’s the word: Judy hopeful Andy will return

‘He’s a smart guy,’ says proud mum as former world No.1 battles to make comeback Andy Murray could return to competitive tennis after undergoing hip

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Osaka struggles with fame game

World No. 1 struggling under media spotlight Shyness is becoming a problem for World No. 1 Naomi Osaka, according to two-times Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova.

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‘Money doesn’t make my world go round’

Osaka explains why she parted company with German coach Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka remains No.1 in the latest women’s tennis world rankings, while Serena