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The Williams sisters rivalry continues Monday, 3 matches into Serena’s comeback

Serena Williams has won her first two matches since returning to professional singles play, but her opponent in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open from Indian Wells, Calif. is the one person she’d rather not play — her sister, Venus Williams.

“Obviously, I wish it was anybody else in the draw, literally anybody, but that’s OK,” Serena said ahead of the match. “Just have to go out there and see how I am and do my best.”……………….Read More

Roger Federer is avoiding facing me on clay, suggests Rafael Nadal

After one of the flattest months in the history of the ATP tour, world No 1 Rafael Nadal made a welcome return to the stage in Monte Carlo on Sunday, and immediately livened things up with a sly dig at his old ­rival Roger Federer…………..Read More

Venus Williams beats sister Serena in Indian Wells

Serena Williams’ first official tournament since becoming a mom in September was cut short by older sister Venus in Indian Wells.

An aunt, yes, but Venus the tennis player put aside feelings of family love to win 6-3 6-4 in the night session Monday in the California desert, serving well for the most part and highlighting how Serena is finding her way again on the tour as she combines motherhood with the demands of professional sport……………Read More

Federer doubts golden oldies’ Grand Slam success will be matched

Monaco (AFP) – Tennis legend Roger Federer believes it will be hard for the younger generation to emulate him and fellow veterans Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in winning multiple Grand Slams…………..Read More