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Tennis News

Feb 13

ATP investigates Harrison racism claim at New York Open

Ryan Harrison is to be investigated by the ATP after allegations of “racial prejudice” during a match against Donald Young.

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Feb 13

Qatar Open: Johanna Konta beats Bernarda Pera in first round

Great Britain’s Johanna Konta moves into round two of the Qatar Open with a 7-6 (7-5) 6-1 win over American Bernarda Pera in Doha.

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Feb 13

Donald Young accuses fellow US player Ryan Harrison of racism during match

American tennis players faced each other at New York OpenHarrison says audio will clear him of any allegations of abuseUS tennis has been caught up in another unseemly incident with one of its top players accusing another of racism during a match.Donal…

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Feb 13

Argentina Open: Great Britain’s Kyle Edmund withdraws through illness

Great Britain’s Kyle Edmund pulls out of this week’s Argentina Open in Buenos Aires because of a throat infection.

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Feb 13

Fed Cup: Great Britain to play Japan in World Group II play-off

Great Britain will play away in Japan in the Fed Cup World Group II play-offs as they aim to reach World Group II for the first time since 1993.

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Feb 12

Roger Federer: ‘You feel your privacy has been taken away but it’s OK’

In Rotterdam this week the Swiss can top the rankings again aged 36 and he is not ruling out an Olympic swansong in 2020Roger Federer seems on a permanent swoop through the tennis firmament, dipping and soaring like an ageless Alpine swift, held aloft …

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Feb 12

Qatar Open: Maria Sharapova falls in first round to Monica Niculescu

Romanian qualifier Monica Niculescu fights her way to an impressive win over Maria Sharapova in the first round of the Qatar Open.

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Feb 12

Skupski brothers win first ATP World Tour title together

British brothers Ken and Neal Skupski win their first ATP World Tour team title together in the Open Sud de France men’s doubles.

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Feb 12

Serena Williams makes competitive tennis return in Fed Cup watched by her five-month-old daughter

Serena Williams makes her return to competitive tennis, five months after giving birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia, who watched on from the stands.

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Feb 11

Serena Williams plays first competitive match in over a year at Fed Cup

Former world No1 plays alongside sister Venus in loss to HollandWilliams took time away from circuit to give birth to daughterSerena Williams played in her first competitive tennis match in over a year as she lined up alongside her sister Venus William…

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Feb 11

Serena Williams makes return to competitive tennis in Fed Cup doubles

Former world number one Serena Williams is greeted by cheers as she makes her return to competitive tennis five months after giving birth.

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Feb 10

GB beat Hungary to reach Fed Cup World Group play-offs

Johanna Konta and Heather Watson are both victorious as Britain beat Hungary to qualify for World Group II play-off.

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Feb 09

Serena Williams yet to decide on Grand Slam return after birth of first child

Former world number one Serena Williams is yet to decide whether she will compete at this year’s remaining three Grand Slams.

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Feb 09

Fed Cup: Watson and Konta lead GB closer to World Group II play-offs

Johanna Konta and Heather Watson lead Great Britain a step closer to the Fed Cup World Group II play-offs with victory over Estonia.

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Feb 09

Donna Vekic to join Johanna Konta at the 2018 Nottingham Open

Reigning champion Donna Vekic will join British Number one Johanna Konta at the Nottingham Open this summer.

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Feb 07

GB start Fed Cup campaign with 3-0 win

Great Britain made a winning start to their Fed Cup campaign with victory over Portugal in Tallinn, Estonia.

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