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Read more Oshonaike Qualifies For Tokyo Olympics, Sets Record Nigeria’s Olufunke Oshonaike has qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, becoming the first African female athlete to do so on seven occasions in Table tennis or in any other sport. 45-year-old...... Read more Hamilton Breaks Down As Vettel Tops F1 Testing Lewis Hamilton suffered an engine failure that cut his running to just a handful of laps on the penultimate day of Formula 1 pre-season testing. The world champion's car had what...... Read more Federer To Miss French Open After Having Knee Surgery Roger Federer will miss his fourth French Open in the last five years after having knee surgery on Wednesday. The 20-time Grand Slam champion had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee...... Read more Konta Returns With Doubles Win In Russia Johanna Konta stepped up her return to full fitness with a doubles win at the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy. Konta, 28, sat out Great Britain's Fed Cup defeat by Slovakia at...... Read more Federer, Nadal Make History In South Africa Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal attracted what organisers said was a world record crowd for a tennis match when they played an exhibition event in the Cape Town Stadium on Friday....... Read more Australian Open: Novak Djokovic Must ‘Go Up A Level’ To Beat Dominic Thiem Novak Djokovic will have to "go up another level" if he is to beat Dominic Thiem and win a record-extending eighth Australian Open men's singles title, says Pat Cash. Serbia's Djokovic...... Read more Djokovic Beats Federer To Reach Australian Open Final Novak Djokovic moved a step closer to retaining the Australian Open title with a straight-set semi-final win over injury-hit rival Roger Federer. Serbia's Djokovic was 4-1 and 40-0 down in the...... Read more Australian Open: Federer, Djokovic Set For 50th Meeting Djokovic, 32, and Switzerland's Federer meet for the 50th time in Thursday's Australian Open semi-final. 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Read more Gauff Stuns Defending Champion Osaka In Melbourne American teenager Coco Gauff stunned defending champion Naomi Osaka in straight sets to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open. The 15-year-old excelled at the Rod Laver Arena and eased...... Read more Federer Seeks Century Of Wins At Australian Open Roger Federer will need to avoid a second Grand Slam upset at the hands of home favourite John Millman if he wants to bring up 100 wins at the Australian Open...... Read more Five Men To Watch At The Australian Open Tennis Five players to watch in the men’s draw at the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tournament of the season, which starts on Monday. NOVAK DJOKOVIC Much like the changeable weather,...... Read more Serena Races Into Auckland Final Serena Williams delivered a masterclass in her semifinal at the WTA Auckland Classic on Saturday, needing only 43 minutes to down rising star Amanda Anisimova and set up a showdown against...... Read more Barty Beaten In Brisbane, Serena Williams Through In Auckland World number one Ashleigh Barty lost her first match of the year as she was beaten by qualifier Jennifer Brady at the Brisbane International. Australia’s Barty, who had a first-round bye,...... Read more Argentina and Nadal-led Spain Sweep Into ATP Quarters World No 1 Rafael Nadal steered Spain into the ATP Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday despite an uncharacteristically error-ridden performance, with Argentina also powering through. After six days of round robin play...... Read more


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