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Roger Federer owalks off the court after his loss to John Millman. (Danielle Parhizkaran, USA TODAY SPorts)

US Open: Unseeded John Millman sends Roger Federer out, Maria Sharapova ousted too

Roger Federer made a shock exit from the US Open on Monday after the five times champion was beaten 3-6 7-5 7-6(7) 7-6(3) by unseeded Australian John Millman in the round of 16.
Maria Sharapova

US Open: Sharapova battles past Cirstea to set up Ostapenko clash

Maria Sharapova battled past unseeded Romanian Sorana Cirstea 6-2 7-5 at the U.S. Open on Thursday to set up a third round clash with Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko.
Roger Federer

US Open: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic through as storm rages over umpire’s Nick Kyrgios...

Roger Federer on Thursday set-up a US Open third round clash against Nick Kyrgios who found himself at the centre of an impartiality row after an umpire climbed down from his chair to tell him: “I want to help you”.
Maria Sharapova

US Open: Maria Sharapova edges past spirited Patty Schnyder

Maria Sharapova overcame a shaky start and survived a spirited fight back from Patty Schnyder to defeat her 6-2 7-6(6) in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday.

French Open bans Serena Williams’ ‘super hero’ catsuit

The French Open is introducing a strict dress code from next year and has effected a ban on Serena Williams’ casuit which she said made her feel like a ‘Super Hero’.
Serena Williams

Serena Williams still world’s highest paid sportswoman

Serena Williams was the highest paid female athlete for a third consecutive year in 2018, according to an annual list published by Forbes on Tuesday that was dominated by tennis players.
MONTREAL, QC - AUGUST 09- Venus Williams serves against Simona Halep of Romania during day four of the Rogers Cup at IGA Stadium on August 9, 2018 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Minas Panagiotakis-Getty Images-AFP

Simona Halep doubles up by destroying Venus Williams in straight sets

World number one Simona Halep crushed seven time Grand Slam winner Venus Williams in straight sets on Thursday at the WTA Montreal event just hours after a delivering a marathon three-hour victory over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
Serena Williams is under the watchful eye of the USADA. (OLI SCARFF - AFP-Getty Images)

Federer, Serena Aim To Advance On Wimbledon’s ‘Manic Monday’

Roger Federer and Serena Williams will be expected to maintain their flawless progress at Wimbledon as the title favourites head into the fourth round looking to survive the tournament’s giant-killing carnage on Monday.

Maria Sharapova knocked out of Wimbledon in first round

Former champion Maria Sharapova was knocked out of Wimbledon in the first round on Tuesday by world number 132 and fellow Russian Vitalia Diatchenko.
Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova lead champion parade at Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova begin their Wimbledon campaigns on Tuesday in a bumper programme featuring wall-to-wall Grand Slam champions.
US player Serena Williams takes part in a press conference on the eve of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 01, 2018 - AFP PHOTO - POOL - Jed LEICESTER -

Champion Garbine Muguruza does not see Serena Serena as a seed of doubt

All eyes will be on Serena Williams when Wimbledon gets underway on Monday as the seven-time champion bids to win her first Grand Slam crown since becoming a mother.
Serena Williams

‘Surprised’ Serena Williams thanks Wimbledon for seeding boost

Serena Williams has thanked Wimbledon chiefs for giving her the controversial seeding that divided the tennis world ahead of the grass-court Grand Slam.
Serena Williams returns against Germany's Angelique Kerber during the women's singles final on the thirteenth day of the 2016 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 9, 2016. | Getty Images

Serena Serena happy to plant seed of doubt for Wimbledon rivals

All eyes will be on Serena Williams when Wimbledon gets underway next week as the seven-time champion bids to win her first Grand Slam crown since becoming a mother.

Simona Halep into third Roland Garros final, vows to erase 2017 heartbreak

Top seed Simona Halep reached her third French Open final on Thursday with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over former champion Garbine Muguruza.

Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova eye French Open semi-finals

Rafael Nadal sets his sights on a 27th Grand Slam semi-final when he faces Diego Schwartzman of Argentina in the French Open quarter-finals on Wednesday while Marin Cilic tackles Juan Martin del Potro in a battle of former US Open champions.

Serena Williams faces Wimbledon fight as Paris party falls flat

Serena Williams admits her dream of an eighth Wimbledon title could either be saved or shattered in a Paris doctor's office this week.

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open due to muscle injury

Serena Williams caused a major disappointment at the French Open yesterday when she announced that she was withdrawing from her much-anticipated match against Maria Sharapova with injury.

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open with injury

American Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open on Monday, shortly before she was due on court to face Maria Sharapova in a much-anticipated fourth round showdown.

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