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Serena Williams fined for damaging court as her quest for history is fully re-engaged

Given the reverence that Serena Williams has for Wimbledon as a seven-time champion, it came as a jolt last night to learn that she had been fined £8,000 for damaging one of its courts.

The incident is understood to have occurred on the Sunday before the tournament, on one of the outside courts, as a result of the American throwing her racket…………….Read More

Nadal clear betting favorite on men’s French Open odds

Since being forced to withdraw with an injury in 2016, Rafael Nadal has won each of the last two French Open titles, which were the 10th and 11th of his career. The King of Clay will look to add yet another French Open title to his long list of accomplishments in this year’s tournament at the Stade Roland Garros……………….Read More

Halep atop the odds to win women’s French Open title

Over the last 12 years, 10 different women have won the French Open. Simona Halep will attempt to join Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova as the only women to have won this tournament twice over that stretch……………….Read More

Miami Open: Simona Halep sets up meeting with Venus Williams in last 16

Simona Halep moved closer to regaining the world number one ranking by coming from a set down to beat Polona Hercog 5-7 7-6 (7-1) 6-2 at the Miami Open.

The 27-year-old world number three lost her place at the top of the women’s game following Naomi Osaka’s Australian Open victory in January………………Read More