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Serena Williams sweeps Hopman Cup singles ahead of Slam record bid

Serena Williams completed a clean sweep of her singles matches at the mixed teams Hopman Cup in Perth on Thursday as she prepares for her bid to make Grand Slam history at the Australian Open.
Serena Williams and Roger Federer squared off at the Hopman Cup on Tuesday in Australia. (Richard Wainwright-EPA-EFE)

Roger Federer wins in historic clash with Serena Williams

Roger Federer emerged triumphant from a historic first meeting with Serena Williams in the Hopman Cup on Tuesday.
Serena Williams got the win despite not being at her best.

Serena Williams wins Perth season-opener ahead of Grand Slam tilt

Serena Williams overcame a sluggish start to win her opening match of the new season in Perth Monday, two weeks out from 2019’s first Grand Slam.
Andy Murray

Andy Murray climbs 457 places in latest ATP rankings

Britain’s Andy Murray has climbed 457 places in the latest ATP rankings despite withdrawing from the Washington Open last week.
Maria Sakkari

Tennis: Maria Sakkari continues dream run to reach Silicon Valley final

Unseeded Maria Sakkari of Greece delivered a thrilling encore performance to her previous upset over Venus Williams to beat Danielle Collins and reach her first WTA final at the Silicon Valley Classic.
SAN JOSE, CA - AUGUST 02: Venus Williams of the United States returns a shot to Heather Watson of Great Britain during Day 4 of the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic at Spartan Tennis Complex on August 2, 2018 in San Jose, California. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Venus Williams ousted in San Jose quarters

Greece’s Maria Sakkari delivered one of the biggest upsets of her career at the WTA San Jose tournament on Friday, ousting former seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams in a straight sets shocker.
SAN JOSE, CA - AUGUST 02: Venus Williams of the United States returns a shot to Heather Watson of Great Britain during Day 4 of the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic at Spartan Tennis Complex on August 2, 2018 in San Jose, California. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Venus Williams reaches San Jose quarter-finals, Keys withdraws

Seven-time Grand Slam winner Venus Williams held off Britain's Heather Watson 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the WTA hardcourt tournament in San Jose, California.

Venus Williams outlasts Kiki Bertens to book Johanna Konta clash

Three-time winner Venus Williams saved three match points in a three-set victory over Kiki Bertens on Sunday, lining up a fourth-round clash with reigning champion Johanna Konta at the Miami Open.

Simona Halep beats Wang Qiang to reach Indian Wells quarter-final

World number one Simona Halep overcame a sluggish start to beat Wang Qiang 7-5 6-1 at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday and book a quarter-final seed.

Wozniacki wobbles on way to China Open round two

Caroline Wozniacki had a fright against a local favourite in the China Open first round on Sunday before she composed herself to go through 6-1, 6-7 (4/7), 6-1.

Triumphant Venus mum over Serena motherhood at US Open

Venus Williams gave the public the mother of all silent treatments Friday at the US Open regarding the news of her sister Serena giving birth to a baby girl.

Venus, Sharapova advance in US Open

New aunt Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova and Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza rolled into the last 16 at the US Open on Friday.

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