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Italian Open: Top seed Angelique Kerber out in second round to world number 68

World number one Angelique Kerber was knocked out of the Italian Open in a surprise straight-set defeat by Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit on Wednesday.

The world number 68 won 6-4 6-0 in 56 minutes, meaning both Kerber and men’s top seed Andy Murray exited the Rome tournament at the second-round stage……………Read More

2017 Australian Open: Roger Federer wins men’s title

For the first time since 2010, Roger Federer has won the Australian Open, besting longtime rival Rafael Nadal in the finals in Melbourne on Sunday. Federer won a closely contested five-set showdown, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3………………Read More

Cristie Kerr completes weekend comeback to win LPGA Lotte Championship

Cristie Kerr had a career weekend on Oahu in Hawaii, capping off a barnstorming final two rounds to win the LPGA’s Lotte Championship at Ko Olina Golf Club.

After shooting a back-nine 29 to finish off a 62 in Friday’s third round, Kerr shot 6-under 66 in Saturday to put away the 72-hole event by three shots over Lydia Ko, In-Gee Chun and Su-Yeon Jang with a tournament-record total of 20-under 268………….Read More

Johanna Konta: British number one loses to Caroline Garcia in third round at Indian Wells

British number one Johanna Konta is out of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells with a 6-3 3-6 6-7 (1-7) third-round defeat by France’s Caroline Garcia.

Meanwhile British number three Kyle Edmund lost to defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-4 7-6 (7-5) in round two.

It ends British interest in the singles after Andy Murray and Dan Evans lost…………Read More