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Roger Federer ‘never imagined’ having chance to become oldest number one

Roger Federer can become the oldest world number one on Friday, a remarkable achievement for the 20-time Grand Slam title winner who admitted he “never imagined” he’d get the opportunity.

Roger Federer highly motivated to reclaim top ranking in Rotterdam

Roger Federer will be highly motivated this week to reclaim the world number one ranking for the first time in more than five years.

Maria Sharapova knocked out of Qatar opener by Monica Niculescu

Maria Sharapova looked out of sorts after surrendering an early advantage as she was stunned 4-6 6-4 6-3 by Romanian qualifier Monica Niculescu in the Qatar Open first round.

Roger Federer quietly hoping for dream return to No. 1

Roger Federer said Monday he could allow himself to dream about recapturing the world number one spot at this week's Rotterdam tournament and becoming the oldest man ever to hold the position.

Rusty Serena Williams puts on brave face after comeback defeat

Former world number one Serena Williams said she felt on the "right track" despite a crushing loss in her long-awaited comeback to tennis on Sunday playing alongside big sister Venus in a Fed Cup dead rubber.

Family affair as Serena Williams makes long-awaited return

Serena Williams made her long-awaited comeback to tennis on Sunday alongside elder sister Venus after the United States sealed a decisive victory over the Netherlands in their defence of the Fed Cup.

Grand Slam hasn’t changed my life – Caroline Wozniacki

Australian Open winner Caroline Wozniacki insisted on Sunday that despite last month's breakthrough Grand Slam triumph her life has not changed in the slightest.

Fed Cup: Serena Williams ready to play for US – Kathy Rinaldi

Serena Williams will be “ready to go” when she returns to action this week in U.S’s Fed Cup first round tie against the Netherlands, captain Kathy Rinaldi said on Wednesday.

Javier Mascherano nicknamed Pony Brother in China

Disgusted Chinese football fans branded Carlos Tevez “Very Homesick Boy” but they have an altogether fonder nickname for his fellow Argentine Javier Mascherano, “Pony Brother”.

Roger Federer says he’s not retiring yet

Age-defying Roger Federer said after winning his third Grand Slam title in a year and a record 20th title, that retirement from tennis is not yet on his mind.

Roger Federer wins record 20 Grand Slam titles

Roger Federer has won his sixth Australian Open Grand Slam title and his 20th overall, defeating sixth seed Marin Cilic in five thrilling sets.

Caroline Wozniacki in tears after winning Aussie Open crown

Dane Caroline Wozniacki burst into tears after winning the Australian Open for the first time on Saturday, edging out Romania’s Simona Halep, 7-6(7-2), 3-6 6-4.

Caroline Wozniacki holds off Simona Halep to secure first grand slam title

It took three Grand Slam final attempts, but Caroline Wozniacki is finally a Grand Slam champion, the first tennis player from Denmark to achieve that distinction.

More Slam glory beckons for ageless Roger Federer

Only Marin Cilic stands between Roger Federer and a 20th Grand Slam title as an injury-ravaged Australian Open staggers to its Sunday final at Melbourne Park.

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