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#Tennis

# tennis - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Tennis star Bouchard follows through with Twitter date after lost Super Bowl bet Good Sport This post contains videos

Tennis star Bouchard follows through with Twitter date after lost Super Bowl bet

She sat courtside at the Nets game with the lucky fan last night.

# tennis - Sunday 12 February, 2017

'It's embarrassing and smacks of ignorance' - Nazi-era German anthem mistakenly sang at Fed Cup Mix-up This post contains videos

'It's embarrassing and smacks of ignorance' - Nazi-era German anthem mistakenly sang at Fed Cup

Tennis player Andrea Petkovic is outraged while organisers have apologised for the gaffe.

# tennis - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

17-year-old Canadian tennis star 'blacked out’ after hitting umpire with a ball

Denis Shapovalov was fined $7,000 for the Davis Cup incident.

# tennis - Monday 6 February, 2017

Canadian teen tennis star fined €6k for hitting Davis Cup umpire in face with ball Costly Mistake This post contains videos

Canadian teen tennis star fined €6k for hitting Davis Cup umpire in face with ball

The ITF agreed that Denis Shapovalov wasn’t targeting Arnaud Gabas.

Canada bizarrely lose Davis Cup match after player smashes the ball into umpire's face Ouch! This post contains videos

Canada bizarrely lose Davis Cup match after player smashes the ball into umpire's face

There was an unusual end to Great Britain’s win as Denis Shapovalov defaulted.

# tennis - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Brilliant Federer overcomes Nadal to claim 18th Grand Slam

The Australian Open final was a thrilling five-set encounter.

# tennis - Saturday 28 January, 2017

'Your win has always been my win': Serena and Venus share lovely words after historic final 23 This post contains videos

'Your win has always been my win': Serena and Venus share lovely words after historic final

Serena clinches 23rd Grand Slam singles title in straight-sets win.

The Queen reigns: Serena beats Venus to win historic 23rd Grand Slam title

Serena beat sister Venus 6-4 6-4 in Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena.

# tennis - Friday 27 January, 2017

Serena and Venus 2017: the last chapter in a fairytale nobody saw coming

The sisters meet in their ninth Grand Slam final in a match-up nobody thought was possible.

Set your alarm! Australian Open gets its dream final between Federer and Nadal

Nadal overcomes stunning effort from Grigor Dimitrov to book another Grand Slam showdown with his greatest rival.

Venus and Serena Williams' childhood coach on the moment he realised they could dominate

Rick Macci was not overly impressed by the pair initially.

# tennis - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Sister, sister: Serena and Venus set up their first Grand Slam final since 2009

“It’s the biggest dream come true for us,” says Serena.

# tennis - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Vamos! Rafael Nadal is back in a Grand Slam semi-final for the first time in 3 years

The Spaniard hasn’t been this far in a major tournament since he won the French Open in 2014.

# tennis - Monday 23 January, 2017

Top remaining seed Raonic sets up Nadal showdown in last eight of Aussie Open

The Canadian is chasing his maiden Grand Slam victory.

# tennis - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Another Australian Open upset sees the women's top seed and defending champion crash out

Coco Vandeweghe is through to the quarter-finals.

Roger Federer edges closer to Australian Open glory in the absence of Murray and Djokovic

Federer is playing his first competitive event since Wimbledon 2016.

Andy Murray laments missed opportunities after shock exit

A five-time runner-up in Melbourne, top seed Andy Murray surprisingly lost in four sets to world number 50 Mischa Zverev.

# tennis - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Nadal fights back to down Zverev in five sets

The Spaniard was given an almighty shock but survived.

ESPN axes commentator for 'gorilla effect' remark about Venus

Doug Adler was removed from ESPN’s Australian Open coverage after controversial comments about Venus Williams.

# tennis - Friday 20 January, 2017

Dressed for success! Dan Evans through to Australian Open fourth round in €15 t-shirt

The world number 51 is set to pocket €155,000 after today’s superb win over Bernard Tomic.

Murray wins again Down Under as he powers past Sam Querrey

He eased past the American to book his place in the last 16.

# tennis - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Serena Williams forces apology from reporter who described her performance as 'scrappy'

“That’s a very negative thing to say. Are you serious?”

ESPN criticised over Venus 'gorilla' comment

A commentator made the remark.

Novak Djokovic dumped out of Australian Open by world number 117

Denis Istomin has caused the shock of the tournament in round two.

# tennis - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Kyrgios booed off court following controversial early exit at Australian Open

The 14th seed looked in command with a two-set lead before a familiar meltdown in the third set.

# tennis - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

New balls please! Tennis player takes brutal smash to the groin Löw Blow This post contains videos

New balls please! Tennis player takes brutal smash to the groin

We feel for you Martin Klizan.

Healthy Nadal looks to use Australian Open to scale rankings after injury hell

The Spaniard made light work of Florian Mayer in the Australian Open first round.

# tennis - Monday 16 January, 2017

Murray, Williams survive Melbourne heat but Halep becomes first Australian Open casualty

The first Grand Slam of the year got underway last night.

# tennis - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Ireland's James McGee falls just short of Australian Open qualification

The Castleknock native was beaten 7-6 3-6 6-3 by Australia’s Blake Mott.

# tennis - Friday 13 January, 2017

Ireland's McGee now only one win away from the main draw of Australian Open

The Dubliner took another major step forward today.

# tennis - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

One down, two to go: Ireland's James McGee wins at Australian Open qualifiers

Irish number one will face France’s Vincent Millot next.

# tennis - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Maria Sharapova set to return in April following drug ban

She has not played since the 2016 Australian Open.

Controversial tennis star Kyrgios wore an interesting t-shirt to a press conference last night

He wore a ‘F**k Donald Trump’ top after beating Rafael Nadal.

Ireland's James McGee goes in search of the promised land Down Under

The 29-year-old has been drawn against Croatian Matija Pecotic in Melbourne.

# tennis - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Novak Djokovic feared Andy Murray payback in Qatar Open thriller

Murray’s 28-match winning streak came to an end in the Qatar Open final.

# tennis - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic remain on Qatar Open collision course

Both tennis stars are through to the semi-finals.

The Wizard of Oz! 17-year-old Simon Carr ready to seize his chance at Australian Open

The Irish teenager flies to Melbourne on Sunday ahead of a much-anticipated Grand Slam debut.

# tennis - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Roger Federer lost to a teenager earlier - but still showed a brilliant sense of humour afterwards Bongo Cam This post contains videos

'I'm trying to think of a word that's not obscene': Serena suffers shock defeat in New Zealand

It hasn’t been a good week for the Williams sisters.

# tennis - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Former world number one Ana Ivanovic retires from tennis at age of 29

The 2008 French Open winner announced her decision on Facebook this evening.

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