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Latvia’s 41st-ranked Anastasija Sevastova handed Serena Williams a shock first Fed Cup singles loss Saturday to level the qualifying tie against the USA 2-2 in Seattle

Fed Cup: Anastasija Sevastova stuns Serena Williams to keep Latvia alive

Latvia’s 41st-ranked Anastasija Sevastova handed Serena Williams a shock first Fed Cup singles loss Saturday to level the qualifying tie against the USA 2-2 in Seattle.
Unseeded Tunisian Ons Jabeur sent Chinese hope Wang Qiang crashing out of the Australian Open on Sunday to become the first Tunisian woman to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final.

Ons Jabeur emerges first Tunisian to reach Australian Open quarter-final

Unseeded Tunisian Ons Jabeur sent Chinese hope Wang Qiang crashing out of the Australian Open on Sunday to become the first Tunisian woman to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final.
Simona Halep produced a relentless display to beat Elina Svitolina in straight sets and become the first Romanian woman to reach a Wimbledon singles final.

Australian Open: Simona Halep avoids shocks to ease into last 16

Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep avoided becoming the latest big casualty at the Australian Open when she beat Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva to reach the last 16 on Saturday.
Roger Federer rallies from 4-8 in the deciding set match tie-break to reach the Australian Open fourth round.

Roger Federer survives five-set epic at Australian Open

Six-time champion Roger Federer survived an epic five-set marathon to seal his 100th Australian Open win Friday, fending off a huge challenge from John Millman.
Caroline Wozniacki's glittering tennis career ended in tears at the Australian Open on Friday when she was dumped out by lower-ranked Ons Jabeur of Tunisia.

Caroline Wozniacki’s career ends in tears with defeat at Australian Open

Caroline Wozniacki's glittering tennis career ended in tears at the Australian Open on Friday when she was dumped out by lower-ranked Ons Jabeur of Tunisia.
Serena Williams of the US reacts after a point against China's Wang Qiang . AFP

Australian Open: Wang Wang knocks out Serena Williams

World number 29 Wang Qiang has knocked out seven-time Australian Open champion Serena Williams in a three setter 6-4 6-7 7-5 in a third round duel on Friday.
Serena Williams admitted she was frustrated and not at her best as she fought off a stubborn Tamara Zidansek to reach the Australian Open third round on Wednesday.

Serena Williams: I was ‘nowhere near’ Coco Gauff’s level at 15

Serena Williams said she was “nowhere near” as good as 15-year-old Coco Gauff when she was that age as the American great reached the Australian Open third round Wednesday despite being far from her best.
Serena Williams admitted she was frustrated and not at her best as she fought off a stubborn Tamara Zidansek to reach the Australian Open third round on Wednesday.

Serena Williams fends off Tamara Zidansek to reach Australian Open third round

Serena Williams admitted she was frustrated and not at her best as she fought off a stubborn Tamara Zidansek to reach the Australian Open third round on Wednesday.
Roger Federer

Roger Federer to donate to Australia bushfires appeal

Roger Federer said he would donate to the Australia bushfires appeal on Monday after coming under criticism from climate campaigners including Greta Thunberg over his sponsorship deal with Credit Suisse.
World number one Ashleigh Barty battled into the China Open semi-finals on Friday with a gutsy three-set victory over familiar foe Petra Kvitova.

Ashleigh Barty still on top but gap narrows ahead of Australia Open

Dumped out of the Brisbane International in straight sets last week, Barty retains a comfortable cushion of 1,607 points over the Czech, who went on to win the Brisbane title for the third time in four years on Sunday.
Serena Williams ended a three-year title drought and donated her winner’s cheque to victims of the Australian bushfires in an emotional WTA Auckland Classic final on Sunday.

Serena ends three-year title drought, hands winnings to bushfire appeal

Serena Williams ended a three-year title drought and donated her winner’s cheque to victims of the Australian bushfires in an emotional WTA Auckland Classic final on Sunday.
Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts to a point against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during the women’s Semi Final match in the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane on January 11, 2020. (Photo by Patrick HAMILTON - AFP)

Karolina Pliskova sees off Naomi Osaka in epic Brisbane semi-final

World number two Karolina Pliskova will defend her Brisbane International title after edging Naomi Osaka in an epic three-set semi-final at Pat Rafter Arena on Saturday.
Top seed Serena Williams soared into the semifinals at the ASB Classic in Auckland after a solid straight sets performance against the tricky Laura Siegemund.

Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki march into Auckland semis

Serena Williams, chasing her first title in three years, wore down a tenacious Laura Siegemund on Friday to set up a semi-final showdown with Amanda Anisimova at the WTA Auckland Classic.
Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts after winning a point during her second round singles match against her compatriot Christina McHale at the ASB Classic tennis tournament in Auckland, New Zealand, Thursday, Jan 9, 2020. (Chris Symes-Photosport-AP)

Serena Williams drops set before reaching Auckland quarters

With her focus on winning a 24th Grand Slam at the Australian Open, Williams said she needs all the court time she can get after a long off-season since losing September’s US Open final.
Tennis player Naomi Osaka opened up on her meeting with Beyonce and Jay-Z (AFP-SAEED KHAN)

Naomi Osaka reveals Beyonce pep talk, says ‘she smelled expensive’

Japanese sensation Naomi Osaka has revealed her excitement at meeting her idol Beyonce, saying the US singer “smelled expensive” and gave her a morale-boosting pep talk at a low point last year.
Former world number one Maria Sharapova said Tuesday she still had “a lot of fire” as she attempts to resurrect her career after an injury-plagued 2019.

Australian Open: Maria Sharapova says there’s still a lot of fire amid wildcard offer

Former world number one Maria Sharapova said Tuesday she still had “a lot of fire” as she attempts to resurrect her career after an injury-plagued 2019.
Carla Suarez Navarro spoke highly of America tennis great, Serena Williams, in an interview with El Pais.

Carla Navarro: Serena Williams the best player I have ever faced

Carla Suarez Navarro spoke highly of America tennis great, Serena Williams, in an interview with El Pais.
Roger Federer

Roger Federer, Alexander Zverev play in front of over 42,000

Roger Federer may not be playing at the new-look Davis Cup in Spain but the 38-year-old was still pulling in the crowds when he met Alexander Zverev in an exhibition match in Mexico City on Saturday.

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