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# tennis - Today’s News

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

The Canadian is chasing his maiden Grand Slam victory.

# tennis - Yesterday’s News

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.

# tennis - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Four-hour surgery went 'very well' but Petra Kvitova faces long recovery after knife attack

Two-time Wimbledon champions says she’s ‘fortunate to be alive’.

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Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova injured in knife attack

The tennis player was attacked during a burglary at her home.

# tennis - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Novak Djokovic splits from coach Boris Becker after three years

The pair have mutually agreed to end the relationship.

# tennis - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Del Potro rewarded for phenomenal comeback as Argentina claim maiden Davis Cup

Football legend Diego Maradona was among the onlookers in Zagreb today.

# tennis - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Britain's greatest ever sportsperson? Murray beats Djokovic to finish year as world number 1

The Scot claimed his maiden ATP Tour Finals title tonight to end 2016 top of the rankings.

# tennis - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Andy Murray to become world number one for the first time in his career Ace

Andy Murray to become world number one for the first time in his career

An injury to Milos Raonic ensured Andy Murray takes over at the top of the rankings.

# tennis - Monday 24 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge This tennis player gave herself a haircut during a match because her hair was pissing her off Hair Today Gone Tomorrow

# tennis - Monday 17 October, 2016

Kyrgios fined and banned until 2017 after latest controversial antics

The Australian has been hit with a suspension and a further fine for his on-court behaviour.

# tennis - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Raging Djokovic smashes racket and rips shirt en route to shock Shanghai defeat Tennis This post contains videos

Raging Djokovic smashes racket and rips shirt en route to shock Shanghai defeat

The Serb was also furious at the chair umpire as he lost 6-4, 6-4 to Roberto Bautista.

# tennis - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Kyrgios finds himself in more trouble after throwing match and arguing with spectator Unsportsmanlike This post contains videos

Kyrgios finds himself in more trouble after throwing match and arguing with spectator

The Australian tennis star was booed off the court after losing at the Shanghai Masters.

# tennis - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Nike and Porsche welcome Maria Sharapova back after doping ban reduced

The tennis star is set to return next April.

# tennis - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Sharapova ban reduced, Arter injury blow and all today's sport

Plus, Tyson Fury rows back on his retirement.

'Justice being served': Sharapova's sponsor widely-criticised for congratulatory statement

The tennis player has had her two-year doping ban reduced to 15 months.

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