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  • Halep postpones nose surgery to play in Fed Cup
    Halep postpones nose surgery to play in Fed Cup Reuters - Wed, Feb 3, 2016 5:00 AM SGT

    World number three Simona Halep decided to postpone an operation on her nose to play in the Fed Cup against defending champions Czech Republic this weekend, the Romanian tennis federation said on Tuesday. Halep announced last month she would skip … More »

  • French Open stands in Djokovic's path to greatness
    French Open stands in Djokovic's path to greatness Reuters - Tue, Feb 2, 2016 12:25 AM SGT

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - He is the tennis version of the Terminator and he'll definitely be back at the French Open in May, but for Novak Djokovic his exploits at the claycourt major could decide his place in the pantheon of greats. For … More »

  • Djokovic fighting to keep hungry wolves at bay Reuters - Sun, Jan 31, 2016 11:53 PM SGT

    By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The battle to stay at the top of men's tennis is like a fight to keep hungry wolves at bay, Novak Djokovic said on Sunday after clinching a record-equalling sixth Australian Open title with a 6-1 7-5 7-6(3) … More »

  • Djokovic domination total as he wins sixth Melbourne title
    Djokovic domination total as he wins sixth Melbourne title Reuters - Sun, Jan 31, 2016 11:51 PM SGT

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic vanquished Andy Murray for the fourth time in an Australian Open final on Sunday to win a record-equalling sixth title and serve notice to his rivals that he could surpass even his stellar 2015 … More »

  • The numbers behind Djokovic's domination
    The numbers behind Djokovic's domination Reuters - Sun, Jan 31, 2016 10:53 PM SGT

    Novak Djokovic claimed his sixth Australian Open title on Sunday as the 28-year-old continues to dominate men's tennis. - Djokovic (2008, 2011-13, 2015-16) has now won six Australian Opens, matching the record of Roy Emerson (1961, 1963-67). - … More »

  • Beaten Murray in a rush for the exit door
    Beaten Murray in a rush for the exit door Reuters - Sun, Jan 31, 2016 9:43 PM SGT

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - With another Australian Open title having slipped through his fingers after a tournament plagued by off-court dramas, Andy Murray could not wait to see the back of Melbourne Park after losing his fifth final on … More »

  • Djokovic's dominance continues, wins 11th Grand Slam title
    Djokovic's dominance continues, wins 11th Grand Slam title Busted Racquet - Sun, Jan 31, 2016 7:58 PM SGT

    Novak Djokovic is just too good for the rest of the men's field. … More »

  • Factbox: Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic
    Factbox: Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic Reuters - Sun, Jan 31, 2016 7:51 PM SGT

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Factbox on Serbia's Novak Djokovic who won his sixth Australian Open men's singles title on Sunday. Born: Belgrade, May 22, 1987 (28) Seeding: 1 GRAND SLAM TITLES (11): Australian Open: 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016; … More »

  • Kerber plunges into the murky unknown full of confidence
    Kerber plunges into the murky unknown full of confidence Reuters - Sun, Jan 31, 2016 6:24 PM SGT

    By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Angelique Kerber leapt into murky surroundings on Sunday, just hours after she became the first German since 1999 to win a grand slam tennis title by defeating world number one Serena Williams at the … More »

  • Factbox - Australian Open winner Angelique Kerber
    Factbox - Australian Open winner Angelique Kerber Reuters - Sun, Jan 31, 2016 6:24 PM SGT

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Factbox on Germany's Angelique Kerber, who beat Serena Williams at the Australian Open to clinch her first grand slam title: Born in Bremen, Germany on January 18, 1988. (Age: 28) Seed: 7 GRAND SLAM CAREER (best performances): … More »

  • Andy Murray shows up to celebrate brother Jamie's title
    Andy Murray shows up to celebrate brother Jamie's title Busted Racquet - Sat, Jan 30, 2016 10:39 PM SGT

    Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares won their first Grand Slam doubles title on Saturday night. … More »

  • 'Crazy' Kerber's dream comes true in Melbourne
    'Crazy' Kerber's dream comes true in Melbourne Reuters - Sat, Jan 30, 2016 10:25 PM SGT

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Angelique Kerber said a renewed sense of self-belief had helped her stun six-times champion Serena Williams to win her maiden grand slam title at the 33rd attempt at the Australian Open on Saturday. The … More »

  • Kerber helps countrywoman Graf stay solo at the top of tennis
    Kerber helps countrywoman Graf stay solo at the top of tennis Busted Racquet - Sat, Jan 30, 2016 10:00 PM SGT

    By defeating Serena Williams on Saturday night in Melbourne, Angelique Kerber became the first German player to win a Grand Slam in the 21st Century … More »

  • Gracious Williams earns plaudits after shock defeat
    Gracious Williams earns plaudits after shock defeat Reuters - Sat, Jan 30, 2016 9:34 PM SGT

    By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Serena Williams' relaxed outlook on life spilled over even in defeat on Saturday when she appeared to be almost as happy that Angelique Kerber had won her first grand slam final as the German herself. The … More »

  • Serena Williams falls short in Australian Open final
    Serena Williams falls short in Australian Open final Busted Racquet - Sat, Jan 30, 2016 6:41 PM SGT

    Angelique Kerber wins first career Grand Slam title in her first major final. … More »

  • Factbox - Australian Open Andy Murray
    Factbox - Australian Open Andy Murray Reuters - Sat, Jan 30, 2016 5:35 PM SGT

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Factbox on Britain's Andy Murray, who will contest his fifth Australian Open men's singles final on Sunday against Novak Djokovic. Born: Glasgow, Scotland, May 15, 1987 Seed: 2 GRAND SLAM TITLES (2): U.S. Open 2012, Wimbledon … More »

  • Factbox - Australian Open finalist Novak Djokovic
    Factbox - Australian Open finalist Novak Djokovic Reuters - Sat, Jan 30, 2016 5:35 PM SGT

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Factbox on Serbia's Novak Djokovic who will contest his sixth Australian Open men's singles final against Andy Murray on Sunday. Born: Belgrade, May 22, 1987 (28) Seeding: 1 GRAND SLAM TITLES (10): Australian Open: 2008, 2011, … More »

  • History man Djokovic expects Melbourne dogfight with Murray
    History man Djokovic expects Melbourne dogfight with Murray Reuters - Sat, Jan 30, 2016 4:13 PM SGT

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic is expecting a fierce battle with an old friend and familiar protagonist when he makes a bid for history in the Australian Open final against Andy Murray on Sunday. Born a week apart 28 years … More »

  • League to host first-ever Women's Summit ahead of Super Bowl
    League to host first-ever Women's Summit ahead of Super Bowl Reuters - Sat, Jan 30, 2016 5:53 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - The National Football League will host its first-ever NFL Women's Summit next week in San Francisco ahead of the Super Bowl to discuss the role sports have played in the lives of past and present female leaders. Confirmed participants … More »

  • Tortured Murray outlasts Raonic to reach Melbourne final
    Tortured Murray outlasts Raonic to reach Melbourne final Reuters - Sat, Jan 30, 2016 1:22 AM SGT

    By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Andy Murray went through paroxysms of frustration but seized another opportunity to break his Australian Open jinx with a four-hour, five-set semi-final victory over Milos Raonic on Friday. Four times the … More »

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