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Britain’s Edmund loses China Open semi-final

Britain’s Kyle Edmund misses out on what would have been his second ATP Tour final by losing to Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili at the China Open.

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China Open: ‘Stressed’ Naomi Osaka struggling to ‘prove herself’ after US Open win

Naomi Osaka says the pressure of expectation following her US Open win is causing her “stress” as the Japanese world number six tries to “prove herself”.

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China Open: Britain’s Kyle Edmund reaches semi-finals in Beijing

Britain’s number one Kyle Edmund is through to the China Open semi-finals after beating Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic.

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Naomi Osaka apologises after ’emotional’ win over Zhang Shuai

Naomi Osaka says she apologised to Zhang Shuai for her emotional display in a 3-6 6-4 7-5 win over the Chinese in Beijing.

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Kerber out of China Open but Osaka into quarters

German second seed Angelique Kerber is out of the China Open after losing in three sets to China’s Zhang Shuai.

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China Open: Kyle Edmund through to quarter-finals with hard-fought win

British number one Kyle Edmund is through to the China Open quarter-finals after beating Italy’s Matteo Berrettini in three sets.

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Hopman Cup: Serena Williams to face Roger Federer in mixed doubles

Serena Williams is set to face Roger Federer in her first event of 2019 when the USA play Switzerland in the Hopman Cup mixed doubles.

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Fed Cup: Great Britain to stage home tie for first time in 25 years

Great Britain will host a home Fed Cup tie for the first time in 25 years at Bath University in 2019.

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Great Britain to host home Fed Cup ties for first time in 25 years

• Bath University to host matches in 2019• ‘This will show everyone what Fed Cup is all about’Great Britain will host a home Fed Cup tie for the first time in more than 25 years in 2019, it was confirmed on Tuesday.The round-robin at Bath University fr…

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Djokovic’s kindness and Nadal’s water bottles: my life as a tennis ballboy

It’s little surprise that Fernando Verdasco snapped at a ballboy in China last week. Our job was fun, but we were also taught to soak up abuseDuring my three years as a ballboy at the Miami Open I learned that, like a waiter at a Michelin-starred resta…

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Simona Halep: World number one suffers slipped disc

World number one Simona Halep suffers a slipped disc that puts her participation in this month’s WTA Finals in doubt.

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‘Bitch tried to hit me’: Umpire separates Stephens and Pavlyuchenkova in stormy match

Tensions mount at China Open after medical breakRussian and American confront each other at changeoverSloane Stephens and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova were involved in a fiery meeting at the China Open on Sunday.The American took exception when her opponen…

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Naomi Osaka: US Open title ‘not the happiest moment’ after Serena Williams’ outbursts

Naomi Osaka says winning the US Open was a “bittersweet” moment and “not the happiest memory” following Serena Williams’ outbursts.

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China Open: Kyle Edmund beats Peter Gojowczyk to reach second round

British number one Kyle Edmund fights back from a set down to reach the second round of the China Open with victory over Peter Gojowczyk.

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Watch: Williams sings powerful message for breast cancer campaign

Serena Williams has recorded a version of the Divinyls’ ‘I Touch Myself’ for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The post appeared on the tennis star’s Instagram account.

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Judy Murray suggests towel rule change after Verdasco incident

British tennis coach Judy Murray suggests a rule change after a clip shows world number 28 Fernando Verdasco apparently shouting at a ball boy.

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