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Novak Djokovic reaches first quarter-final of 2018 in Rome

Novak Djokovic moved into his first quarter-final of 2018 on Thursday when he defeated Spain’s Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 7-5 at the Italian Open.

Maria Sharapova delight at popping the question to Rafael Nadal

Russian star Maria Sharapova giggled with delight as she revealed how she plucked up the courage to pop the question and got to practise with Rafael Nadal at the Italian Open.

Coach: Serena Williams will be ready to target French Open victory

Serena Williams might well be “stressed and excited” at the prospect of her season clay debut at the French Open, but she remains capable of winning the tournament, according to her coach Patrick Mouratoglou.

Federer replaces Nadal as number one, Djokovic on the slide

Rafael Nadal's surprise quarter-final exit at the Madrid Masters has seen the Spaniard replaced as world number one by Roger Federer in the latest ATP rankings published on Monday.

Rafael Nadal knocked out of Madrid by Dominic Thiem

Rafael Nadal suffered his first clay-court defeat in almost a year when the world number one was shocked 7-5, 6-3 by Austria’s Dominic Thiem in the Madrid Masters quarter-finals on Friday.

Serena Williams signs on for WTA in San Jose

Former world number one Serena Williams will open her summer hardcourt season at the WTA tournament in San Jose, California, July 30-August 5.

Novak Djokovic dumped out of Madrid Open by Britain’s Edmund

Novak Djokovic crashed out of the Madrid Open on Wednesday as the 12-time Grand Slam champion lost in three sets to Britain's Kyle Edmund.

Venus Williams: I don’t identify with feminism

She’s said that she ‘doesn’t like labels’, but that women today have more opportunities and power than ever before – and that she’s grateful for that translating into the sporting world.

Serena Williams pulls out of Italian Open

Former world number one Serena Williams has pulled out of next week’s Italian Open in Rome, organisers confirmed on Wednesday.

Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray head strongest ever Queen’s line-up

Spain's world number one Rafael Nadal heads what organisers say is the most formidable line-up for Queen's, the historic grass tournament in London that is a key warm-up event for Wimbledon.

Serena Williams pulls out of Madrid with fever

Serena Williams has pulled out of the Madrid WTA tournament due to a high fever, organisers said Thursday.

Nigeria qualifies for knockout stage of ITTF World Team Championships

Nigeria bounced back from the loss to Slovakia by defeating Bulgaria and Australia on Wednesday in the men’s second division of ITTF World Team Championships.

Serena Williams made to wait over Wimbledon seeding

Wimbledon chiefs have admitted they will hold an internal debate to clarify if seven-time champion Serena Williams can be seeded at Wimbledon.

Unstoppable Rafael Nadal into Barcelona final with 400th clay court win

Rafael Nadal racked up the 400th clay court victory of his career on Saturday as he swept past Belgium's David Goffin 6-4, 6-0 to reach the Barcelona final and stand just one win from an 11th title in the Spanish city.

Rafael Nadal claims record 11th Monte Carlo masters

Rafa Nadal clinched a record-extending 11th Monte Carlo title with a 6-3 6-2 thrashing of Japan’s Kei Nishikori in the final on Sunday.

Maria Sharapova gears up for Stuttgart return

Maria Sharapova spent time prior to the start of the Stuttgart Grand Prix flinging a factory-fresh 700-horsepower Porsche 911 RT2 RS around a test track in Germany's automobile capital.

Japan’s Kei Nishikori wears down Alexander Zverev to set up Nadal final

Kei Nishikori fought back from a set down to beat Alexander Zverev 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals on Saturday to set up a showdown with Rafael Nadal.

Rafael Nadal sees off Grigor Dimitrov to cruise into 12th Monte Carlo final

World number one Rafael Nadal swept aside Grigor Dimitrov to ease into his 12th Monte Carlo Masters final with a 6-4, 6-1 victory on Saturday.

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