Grand Slam seedings cut to 16 from 2019

2017-11-21 20:12

Tennis chiefs have agreed to reduce the number of seeds in the four Grand Slam tournaments from 32 to 16.

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British royal pays tribute to late Jana Novotna

2017-11-21 14:52

British royal the Duchess of Kent has paid tribute to former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna following the Czech player's death from cancer.

 
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Serena Williams ties the knot

2017-11-18 15:22

The game is love for tennis star Serena Williams and her new husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.

 
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Police shelve knife attack on Kvitova

2017-11-16 12:59

Czech police say they have shelved an investigation into last year's knife attack on two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova.

 
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Sharapova named in luxury housing fraud probe

2017-11-21 11:11

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is under investigation by Indian police for cheating and criminal conspiracy.

 
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New Orleans abuzz over Serena wedding

2017-11-17 07:29

Star wattage abounded in New Orleans as A-list celebrities gathered for the wedding of tennis superstar Serena Williams.

 
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Serena set to tie the knot

2017-11-16 07:16

Tennis superstar Serena Williams is used to hoisting trophies, but on Thursday, it looks like she'll be carrying a wedding bouquet.

 
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Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies

2017-11-20 14:52

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has passed away after losing a long battle with cancer.

 
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Goods worth $400k stolen from Venus' Florida home

2017-11-17 07:28

Burglars hit tennis star Venus Williams' Florida home, stealing $400 000 worth of goods while she was at the US Open.

 
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Pavlyuchenkova replaces Kuznetsova for Hopman Cup

2017-11-13 11:23

World No 15 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova will replace Svetlana Kuznetsova in the Russian team at the Hopman Cup mixed teams event in January.

 
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USA edge Belarus to claim Fed Cup

2017-11-12 22:23

The United States have claimed their first Fed Cup title for 17 years, downing Belarus in Minsk.

 
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Vandeweghe puts USA 1-0 up in Fed Cup final

2017-11-11 16:19

CoCo Vandeweghe beat Belarus' Aliaksandra Sasnovich in straight sets to give the United States the lead in their first Fed Cup final since 2010.

 
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Julia Goerges up to career high 14th

2017-11-06 13:18

Germany's Julia Goerges ended the season at a career high 14th after climbing four places on the strength of her WTA Elite Trophy success.

 
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Williams can 'absolutely' break Court's Grand Slam record - Graf

2017-11-05 08:27

Tennis legend Steffi Graf believes that Serena Williams can "absolutely" break Margaret Court's Grand Slam singles title record if she returns to tennis.

 
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Goerges beats Sevastova to book final spot

2017-11-04 12:59

Germany's Julia Goerges has hammered Anastasija Sevastova at the WTA Elite Trophy to book her spot in the final.

 
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Goerges sends Mladenovic crashing out of top 10

2017-11-03 13:30

Julia Goerges beat top seed Kristina Mladenovic to reach the WTA Elite Trophy semi-finals and send the Frenchwoman tumbling out of the world top 10.

 
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US Open champ Stephens suffers Asian defeat

2017-11-01 17:06

Sloane Stephens was pummelled by Anastasija Sevastova at the WTA Elite Trophy in Zhuhai, her third successive defeat since winning the US Open.

 
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Sasnovich beats Stephens to force Fed Cup final decider

2017-11-12 19:25

Belarus' Aliaksandra Sasnovich battled back from a set down to beat American Sloane Stephens and force a deciding rubber in the Fed Cup final.

 
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Stephens, Konta to play Sydney International

2017-11-10 07:14

US Open titlist Sloane Stephens and defending champion Johanna Konta will boost a strong women's draw for the Sydney International in January.

 
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Goerges lifts the trophy in Zhuhai

2017-11-05 15:20

Germany's Julia Goerges stormed to victory at the WTA Elite Trophy, hammering CoCo Vandeweghe in the final to snatch her second title of the year.

 
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Williams will come back for more victories

2017-11-05 06:00

Despite health concerns, Venus Williams is hungry for more Olympic gold after performing at the highest level for more than two decades.

 
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Love-all as Wozniacki announces engagement

2017-11-03 23:39

World No 3 Caroline Wozniacki has announced her engagement to American basketball player David Lee.

 
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Barty stuns Kerber to reach Zhuhai semis

2017-11-02 15:30

Australia's Ashleigh Barty has stunned former world No 1 Angelique Kerber in straight sets to reach the WTA Elite Trophy semi-finals.

 
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Rybarikova downs top seed Mladenovic at Zhuhai

2017-11-01 15:12

Slovakia's number one Magdalena Rybarikova beat top seed and French star Kristina Mladenovic at the WTA Elite Trophy.

 
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Vandeweghe puts USA in front in Fed Cup final

2017-11-12 15:10

CoCo Vandeweghe has given the United States a 2-1 lead over the hosts Belarus in the Fed Cup final.

 
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Stephens provides boost for US in Fed Cup final

2017-11-09 10:02

Sloane Stephens is back in the United States team for the Fed Cup final, and Victoria Azarenka is missing for Belarus

 
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Rising star Barty shines at Zhuhai after ace season

2017-11-05 12:03

Ashleigh Barty may have fallen to America's CoCo Vandeweghe in China this week, but the 21-year-old Australian has proven she's got what it takes to be a top player.

 
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Vandeweghe downs Barty to reach Elite Trophy final

2017-11-04 16:25

American CoCo Vandeweghe defeated Ashleigh Barty in the semi-finals of the WTA Elite Trophy in China, ending the Australia's impressive run in the tournament.

 
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US Open winner Stephens retires at Zhuhai

2017-11-04 00:28

Sloane Stephens retired in her match against Barbora Strycova at the WTA Elite Trophy, extending her winless streak since lifting the US Open trophy.

 
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Custody battle rules Azarenka out of Fed Cup final

2017-11-01 22:47

Victoria Azarenka, who has been locked in a custody battle over her baby son, will miss Belarus' Fed Cup final against 17-time champions United States.

 
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Former No 1 Kerber off to rough start in Zhuhai

2017-10-31 18:08

Former world No 1 Angelique Kerber suffered defeat at the hands of Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on the first day of the WTA Elite Trophy.

 
 

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