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Sharapova silences Halep in Paris

Maria Sharapova has never been taken to three sets in a showpiece match until she ran into a tireless Romanian named Simona Halep on Saturday.

Players leave landlords legacy of dirty linen

A mountain of dirty towels or stray underwear left in the washing machine are some of the souvenirs landlords in London return to after Wimbledon.

Serena penalty hands Clijsters final berth

Kim Clijsters reached the US Open final after beating an enraged Serena Williams 6-4, 7-5 on Saturday in a contest that disintegrated into chaos.

Cljisters sets date with Serena, Murray flops

Kim Clijsters penned another heart-warming chapter into her riveting US Open chronicles on Tuesday to set a date with budding writer Serena Williams.

Nadal back on the prowl, Safin escapes the ‘zoo’

All eyes were on two of the most famous pairs of knees in tennis on Wednesday as Rafael Nadal and Venus Williams were back doing what they do best.

Serena downs Venus to win third crown

Serena Williams celebrated American Independence Day by beating sister Venus 7-6, 6-2 to win her third Wimbledon singles title on Saturday.

Different semis, same old results for Williams sister

Sport's most enduring sibling rivalry will be played out on US Independence Day.

Quickfire Murray, Federer on course

British hope Andy Murray and five-times champion Roger Federer charged headlong towards a Wimbledon final showdown on Wednesday.

Murray keeps British faithful happy

The familiar tide of Murray-mania swept across Wimbledon on Tuesday as Andy Murray began his bid to end UK's wait for a men's singles champion.

Centre Court fans no longer at mercy of rain gods

Never again will Wimbledon stage a men's final such as last year's rain-soaked epic in which Rafael Nadal ended Roger Federer's five-year reign.

Never a dull moment for drama queen Serena

Controversy has a way of following the American round on the tennis circuit and on Saturday wide-eyed fans witnessed the latest episode to unfold.

Angry Djokovic sets up Federer showdown

Novak Djokovic and Andy Roddick put in a show-stopping performance at the US Open on Thursday night but only the fired up Serbian was left standing.

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