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Nadal makes a winning return

Nadal makes a winning return

The tennis player Rafael Nadal made a winning return after injury in his opening men’s doubles match alongside Juan Monaco at the Chile Open. After beating Czech second seeds Frantisek Cermak and Lukas Dlouhy 6-3 6-2, he admitted he is still in pain. He said: «The doctors have said it’s OK. There is no risk of making it worse. My …

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Novak Djokovic reaches the Australian Open final

Novak Djokovic reaches the Australian Open final

The World’s No. 1 Novak Djokovic reaches the Australian Open final after beating David Ferrer. He won 6-2 6-2 6-1 in one hour and 29 minutes. «I played incredible tennis,» Djokovic said. «I felt very confident and comfortable from the start. It was definitely one of the best performances I ever had in my career.» It was in marked contrast to last year’s …

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Novak Djokovic reaching semi-finals

Novak Djokovic reaching semi-finals

Novak Djokovic beats Tomas Berdych in the Australian Open quarter-finals to reach semi-finals. The world number one overcame any physical concerns: he won 6-1 4-6 6-1 6-4 in two hours and 31 minutes on the Rod Laver Arena. The 25-year-old champion is bidding to become the first man in the Open Era to win three successive Australian Open crowns. The Belgrade native …

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Murray reaches Australian Open 2013 third round

Murray reaches Australian Open 2013 third round

Andy Murray reaches Australian Open 2013 third round as he  swept past Portugal’s Joao Sousa. The US Open champion won 6-2 6-2 6-4 on a fiercely hot Hisense Arena to reach the last 32. He goes on to face Lithuania’s world number 110 Ricardas Berankis. Murray needed just one hour and 41 minutes to see off the 23-year-old Sousa, playing …

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Andy Murray will face extreme heat at Australian Open

Andy Murray will face extreme heat at Australian Open

Andy Murray will face extreme heat at the Australian Open on Thursday. Forecasts are for temperatures close to 40C and Murray will experience the worst of it when he plays Joao Sousa. The British number one is scheduled in the second match on Hisense Arena at approximately 02:00 GMT (1pm locally). Murray, 25, swept aside Robin Haase in round one and should not …

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Japanese celebrating super weekend in sport

Japanese celebrating super weekend in sport

Japan celebrated a super weekend in sport. Kei Nishikori made history as the first home player to win the Japan Open and Formula One driver Kamui Kobayashi finished third-place at the grand prix held in Suzuka, only the third Japanese to take a podium spot. The two made front-page headlines on Monday for their respective feats at home.

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Australian Open 2012: James Ward trails Cervantes-Huegun

Australian Open 2012: James Ward trails Cervantes-Huegun

British number two James Ward lost the opening set against Spain’s Inigo Cervantes-Huegun before rain stopped play at Australian Open qualifying. The start was delayed by poor weather in Melbourne but when it finally began Ward dropped the first set 7-6 (7-2). Ward and Cervantes-Huegun will resume at 2300 GMT on Thursday. The women’s qualifying event starts on Thursday, with …

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World’s Male Tennis Player Rankings For 2011

World’s Male Tennis Player Rankings For 2011

Rank Name & Nationality Points Position Moved Tournaments Played 1 Nadal, Rafael (ESP) 12,070 0 22 2 Djokovic, Novak (SRB) 12,025 0 19 3 Federer, Roger (SUI) 9,230 0 22 4 Murray, Andy (GBR) 6,625 0 20 5 Soderling, Robin (SWE) 4,595 0 25 6 Ferrer, David (ESP) 4,150 1 24 7 Berdych, Tomas (CZE) 3,490 -1 25 8 Monfils, Gael (FRA) 2,780 1 21 9 Fish, Mardy (USA) …

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French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer

French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer

World number one Rafael Nadal proved he is a class apart on clay as he won a record-equalling sixth French Open title with a dramatic win over Roger Federer. The 25-year-old Spaniard matched Bjorn Borg’s tally of victories at Roland Garros with a 7-5 7-6 (7-3) 5-7 6-1 victory in three hours and 39 minutes. Nadal, who has now won …

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WTA players of the year

WTA players of the year

There’s no question that in 2010, Rafael Nadal fashioned one of the best seasons ever by a tennis pro; he won seven titles and three of the four Grand Slam events. Incredibly, he won all 21 of his sets in winning a fifth title at Roland Garros. He also won 24 straight matches, 10 more than any other man. Rafa is …

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