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Novak Djokovic becomes father of baby girl

Novak Djokovic becomes father of baby girl

Twelve-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena have become parents of a baby girl, local media reported on Sunday.

Roger Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title

Roger Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title

Roger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon title and became the tournament's oldest champion on Sunday with a straight-sets victory over injury-hit Marin Cilic who dramatically broke down in tears midway through the final.

Sharapova begins long road back after doping ban

Sharapova begins long road back after doping ban

Maria Sharapova returns from a 15-month doping ban on Wednesday with promoters of the Stuttgart tournament drooling over profit margins while rivals condemn the smooth road prepared for the Russian's rehabilitation.

Sharapova boxes clever as return nears

Sharapova boxes clever as return nears

Maria Sharapova said Wednesday she refused to feel sorry for herself during her doping ban, occupying her time by studying at Harvard, writing a book and even learning how to box.

Serena beats Venus to set new Slams record

Serena beats Venus to set new Slams record

Serena Williams rewrote history Saturday to surpass Steffi Graf and capture a record 23rd Grand Slam title as well as the world number one ranking by beating her sister Venus in the Australian Open final.

Istomin stuns Djokovic in Australian Open second round

Istomin stuns Djokovic in Australian Open second round

Uzbek Denis Istomin pulled off an Australian Open upset for the ages when he sent reigning champion Novak Djokovic tumbling out of the year's first grand slam in a near five-hour epic on Thursday.

'Selfish' Serena says engagement hasn't sunk in

'Selfish' Serena says engagement hasn't sunk in

A glowing Serena Williams said she's so focused on trying to win another Grand Slam title she hasn't let her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian sink in.

Sharapova to return to tennis in April after ban

Sharapova to return to tennis in April after ban

Maria Sharapova will make her return to competitive tennis following her 15-month ban at the WTA clay-court tournament in Stuttgart in April, it was announced on Tuesday.

Everest-conquering Japan teen eyes explorers' 'Grand Slam'

Everest-conquering Japan teen eyes explorers' 'Grand Slam'

Japanese teenager Marin Minamiya has already conquered Mount Everest and the highest peaks on six other continents, plus a journey to the South Pole.

Wimbledon match in fixing probe

Wimbledon match in fixing probe

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) revealed on Thursday they are investigating whether a match at this year's Wimbledon was fixed.

Wawrinka wins US Open, tops Djokovic in four sets

Wawrinka wins US Open, tops Djokovic in four sets

Third seed Stan Wawrinka rose to the occasion once again to beat top-seeded defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-7(1) 6-4 7-5 6-3 and win the US Open on Sunday for the third grand slam title of his career.

Serena hits 300th Slam win, Kuznetsova lashes out

Serena hits 300th Slam win, Kuznetsova lashes out

Serena Williams needed just 51 minutes to clinch the 300th Grand Slam win of her career on Sunday as the defending champion made the Wimbledon last 16.