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Federer, Hewitt to revolutionize tennis with new best-of-five-set format  Nov 26, 1:39 pm
Wellington, November 26 (ANI): In an attempt to revolutionize the sport, 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and former world number one Lleyton Hewitt will face each other the week before the Australian Open in a new format featuring best-of-five-sets match at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.
Federer's wife Mirka at centre of row involving husband and Wawrinka: Reports  Nov 18, 11:12 am
Sydney, Nov 18 (ANI): 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer's wife Mirka has reportedly landed herself at the centre of a row involving her husband and Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka.
Djokovic, Wawrinka thrash Cilic, Berdych at ATP World Tour Finals   Nov 11, 11:28 am
London, Nov 11 (ANI): World number one Novak Djokovic and Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka thrashed their opponents Marin Cilic and Tomas Berdych in straight sets on a day of one-sided matches at the ATP World Tour Finals on Monday.
'Retired' Li Na rules out tennis return   Oct 20, 12:00 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 20 (ANI): Chinese tennis star Li Na reportedly ruled out a return to the sport on Sunday despite retiring just months after winning her second Grand Slam title.
Judy Murray eager to be 'sexual and sensual' on 'Strictly Come Dancing'  Oct 18, 2:38 pm
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Judy Murray has promised that she would unleash her 'saucy side' on the show 'Strictly Come Dancing.'
Wawrinka becomes fourth player to qualify for end-of-season ATP World Tour Finals   Oct 13, 12:33 pm
Wellington, Oct 13 (ANI): The ATP has revealed that Swiss tennis ace Stanislas Wawrinka has become the fourth player to qualify for their end-of-season World Tour Finals.
Li Na appointed ambassador for WTA Tour Finals   Oct 1, 12:44 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 01 (ANI): Recently retired Chinese tennis ace Li Na has reportedly been appointed as an ambassador for next month's season ending WTA Tour Finals in Singapore.
Li Na has 'no regrets' about her decision to retire   Sep 22, 1:06 pm
Johannesburg, Sep 22 (ANI): Chinese tennis ace Li Na has said that she has no regrets about her decision to retire due to her unrelenting knee injuries, but revealed that she reached the decision only after thinking long and hard.
'Recurring' knee problem forces two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na to retire  Sep 19, 6:27 am
Wellington, Sep 19 (ANI): China's two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na has announced her retirement from tennis, due to a knee injury.
Wawrinka battles past Robredo, will face Nishikori in US Open quarterfinals   Sep 2, 12:56 pm
Wellington, Sep 02 (ANI): Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka fought off two set points in the critical third set to register a 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (7), 6-2 win over Spain's Tommy Robredo and advance to the quarterfinals of the US Open.
Azarenka comes from set behind to beat Krunic in US Open pre-quarterfinals  Sep 2, 10:44 am
Wellington, Sep 02 (ANI): Two-times Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka came from a set behind against inspired qualifier Aleksandra Krunic to beat the Serb 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 on Monday to advance to the US Open quarterfinals.
Serena Williams might face two major opponents in quest for US Open title  Aug 22, 12:23 pm
Johannesburg, Aug 22 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams is set to start her US Open campaign and might face two familiar rivals in her path as she contends for a first Grand Slam title of 2014.
Navratilova says Na's Grand Slam future is 'up in the air' following injury-hit season  Aug 16, 12:51 pm
Johannesburg, Aug 16 (ANI): Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has said that Chinese tennis ace Li Na's Grand Slam future is up in the air after an injury-hit season and the loss of her inspirational coach.
Berdych says Djokovic, Nadal have resumed 'stranglehold' in world tennis   Jul 30, 1:02 pm
Johannesburg, July 30 (ANI): Fifth-ranked Tomas Berdych, who is hoping to make it to the top four in men's tennis for years, has said that Novas Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have resumed their iron grip at the top of the leaderboard despite Stanislas Wawrinka's shock Australian Open title win.
Saina Nehwal beats Marin in straight-game to win Australian Open Super Series finals   Jun 29, 12:15 pm
Sydney, June 29 (ANI): Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal bagged the USD 750,000 Australian Open Super Series women's single title as she defeated World Number 11 Carolina Marin in a straight-game victory on Sunday.
Wimbledon 2014: Wawrinka storms into second round after beating Portugal's Joao Sousa  Jun 24, 10:41 pm
London, June 24 (ANI): Fifth seeded and Australian Open winner Stanislas Wawrinka eased into second round of the Wimbledon Championship after defeating Portugal's Joao Sousa 6-3, 6-4, 6-3.
Eugenie Bouchard enters French Open quarterfinals by beating Angelique Kerber  Jun 2, 10:07 am
Johannesburg, June 2 (ANI): Young Canadian Eugenie Bouchard has sailed into the quarterfinals of the French Open on Sunday by beating eighth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany.
Li Na suffers 'shock' defeat at first round of French Open  May 28, 8:47 am
London, May 28 (ANI): Former French Open champion Li Na and men's 11th seed Grigor Dimitrov have suffered first-round defeats at Roland Garros and have crashed out of the tournament on Tuesday.
Wawrinka crashes out of French Open following first-round defeat  May 27, 8:43 am
London, May 27 (ANI): Swiss ace Stanislas Wawrinka has crashed out of the French Open in the first round itself, failing in his bid to become the first man since Jim Courier in 1992 to win both the Australian and French Opens in the same year.
Djokovic reveals Wawrinka now part of 'Big Five' post Australian Open win  May 24, 3:05 pm
Johannesburg, May 24 (ANI): Long-standing 'Big Four' member Novak Djokovic has revealed that the elite class is now the 'Big Five' as Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka is now the real deal at grand slams.
Serena says she is like fine wine, after winning Italian Open  May 23, 3:41 pm
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Serena Williams says that she is like wine and getting better with age as she glided into the French Open, after a triumphant win at the Italian Open last week.
Warner smashes 90 off 45 to charge Sunrisers to victory against CSK   May 23, 10:55 am
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): Australian opener David Warner smashed a splendid 90 off 45 balls to help Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in Ranchi on Thursday in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Season 7 clash.
Azarenka withdraws from French Open due to foot injury  May 20, 8:47 am
London, May 20 (ANI): Belarussian tennis star Victoria Azarenka has reportedly confirmed her withdrawal from the upcoming French Open tournament due to a foot injury.
Warner's explosive 34 of 18 fails to help Sunrisers Hyderabad beat KKR  May 19, 9:14 am
Hyderabad/Bangalore, May 19 (ANI): Australian opener David Warner's explosive 34 of 18 deliveries was the only talking point as far as the Australians contributions were concerned in the ongoing seventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday, as ball dominated bat on some slow, low wickets.
Warner admits may be forced to consider playing in all forms of cricket after birth of baby  May 18, 12:47 pm
Sydney, May 18 (ANI): Australian opener David Warner has admitted that he would be soon be forced to consider his ability to continue to play in all three forms of cricket with a baby on the way with fiancee Candice Falzon in September.