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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

Time to be concerned, very concerned, for Maria Sharapova

This was the match Maria Sharapova said she wanted — a quality opponent on a big stage to get a true gauge on exactly where she stood since her return to competitive tennis eight months ago. In a third-round match against Angelique Kerber that was hyped as being worthy of a final, only one player competed at a championship level. Broken in the first game to start the match…………….Read More

Novak Djokovic shocks tennis officials by suggesting boycott of next year’s Australian Open

The former world No. 1 Novak Djokovic has shocked tennis officials by floating the possibility of a player boycott of next year’s Australian Open.

Djokovic delivered his dramatic suggestion on Friday night, as the annual men’s player meeting in Melbourne – which is attended by around 150 of the world’s best – was drawing to a close…………Read More