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Mid-match coffee perks up Serena Williams Hopman Cup

Williams will be aiming for her 19th Grand Slam singles title at Australian Open later this month.

  PERTH (AFP) – World number one Serena Williams needed a shot of coffee to regain her best form during her opening match at the mixed teams Hopman Cup at the Perth Arena on Monday. Perked up by a cup of coffee at the end of the first set, Williams ...

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Andy Murray Wins Title as Novak Djokovic Withdraws


Novak Djokovic withdrew from the final of the Mubadala World Tennis Championships in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, handing Andy Murray his first title of the season. Djokovic had dismissed Stan Wawrinka in the semifinals of the exhibition event Friday but revealed on Saturday that he had a fever. Murray ...

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Rafael Nadal shrugs Andy Murray loss in Mubadala World Tennis Championships Abu Dhabi


ABU DHABI (AFP) – Rafael Nadal shrugged off his 6-2, 6-0 defeat to Andy Murray at the Mubadala World Tennis Championships on Friday, insisting he ll be fighting fit when his 2015 season starts in Qatar next week. The 14-time Grand Slam title winner was making his first appearance since undergoing ...

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Andy Murray gets engaged to Kim Sears

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Andy Murray has got engaged to his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears, his agent has confirmed. Murray, 27, and Ms Sears, 26, have been a couple since 2005 and she regularly watches his matches. It is thought the Wimbledon champion popped the question to Ms Sears last Wednesday. Earlier this year ...

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Aisam to team up with world number three Nenad Zimonjic


KARACHI: Tennis ace Aisamul Haq Qureshi will team up with doubles world number three Serbia’s Nenad Zimonjic for the 2015 ATP season. Aisam confirmed on Monday that he is charged up for the upcoming season after a rough year. “I have to somehow find the positives to carry on so ...

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Federer has won almost every tennis title

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Lille — It’s taken him 16 years as a pro, but Roger Federer finally has won all there is to win in tennis — well almost. All four Grand Slam titles — a record 17 in total — six ATP year-end titles, 23 Masters Series, Olympic gold and now the ...

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Switzerland Win Davis Cup For First Time


Switzerland have won the Davis Cup for the first time in their history after Roger Federer crushed France’s Richard Gasquet in Lille. An inspired Federer beat Gasquet 6-4 6-2 6-2 to give the Swiss an unassailable 3-1 lead. The 17-time Grand Slam winner broke Gasquet twice in the final set ...

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Davis Cup final: Federer and Wawrinka win doubles to give Swiss lead

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Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka beat French doubles duo Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet to give Switzerland a 2-1 lead in the Davis Cup final. Federer showed no signs of his recent back problem as the Swiss won 6-3 7-5 6-4 on the indoor clay court in Lille. The 33-year-old, ...

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