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Williams crushes Sharapova; Djokovic cruises; Kerber out at US Open

Williams crushes Sharapova; Djokovic cruises; Kerber out at US Open

It was billed the heavyweight contest of the US Open first round but the latest duel between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova was just as lopsided as most of their past affairs.

Serena thanks unborn baby after returning to world number one

Serena thanks unborn baby after returning to world number one

Serena Williams returned to the top of the WTA world rankings on Monday and immediately shared the news with her unborn baby.

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.

Kerber downs Venus, faces Serena in Wimbledon final

Kerber downs Venus, faces Serena in Wimbledon final

Angelique Kerber booked a Wimbledon final showdown with defending champion Serena Williams as the German ended Venus Williams' bid for a fairytale title with a 6-4, 6-4 victory on Thursday.

Kvitova knocked out as Kerber advances

Kvitova knocked out as Kerber advances

Czech eighth seed Petra Kvitova, a two-time Wimbledon champion, was eliminated by Russia’s Ekaterina Makarova 6-4, 6-4 at the Miami Open yesterday.

China's Zheng Saisai wins again in Qatar

China's Zheng Saisai wins again in Qatar

Zheng Saisai, the Chinese player who surprisingly knocked out Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber from the Qatar Open, claimed another high-profile scalp, beating Eugenie Bouchard.

Tuesday trouble: Kerber, Halep crash out

Tuesday trouble: Kerber, Halep crash out

New Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber crashed out of the Qatar Open yesterday, in her first singles tournament since winning in Melbourne last month.

Kerber finally tracks down Australian Open trophy

Kerber finally tracks down Australian Open trophy

It took Angelique Kerber 13 years on the professional circuit to win a Grand Slam, but it has taken her an extra month to be reunited with her Australian Open trophy.

Serena Williams pulls out of Qatar Open because of flu

Serena Williams pulls out of Qatar Open because of flu

World number one Serena Williams is the latest high-profile name to pull out of the Qatar Open, citing flu for her withdrawal.

Injury forces Sharapova out of Qatar Open

Injury forces Sharapova out of Qatar Open

Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the Qatar Open tournament to be held later this month due to an injury to her left forearm, organisers announced.