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Del Potro savours ‘amazing year’ after injury hell

Beijing (AFP) – Juan Martin del Potro said Sunday he will go into this week’s China Open enjoying the “best moments” of a career that came perilously close to being destroyed by injury.

The strapping but softly spoken 30-year-old is the favourite in Beijing with reigning champion and world number one Rafael Nadal out injured and Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer also absent………………Read More

US Open 2018: Bracket, schedule, and scores for women’s draw

Sloane Stephens is hoping to defend her title at the US Open, the final Grand Slam of the year and the 138th edition of the tournament. Stephens is the third seed, but has a relatively full field of competitors ready to try and unseat her, including 17th seed Serena Williams………………Read More

Wimbledon 2018: Bracket, schedule, and scores for women’s draw

Seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams will return to the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in search of her next Grand Slam title. It is the next step in her return to high-level play since the birth of her child and the complications that came with it………………Read More

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