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Sharapova ends a career that was stuff of Hollywood

The Russian shot to international fame as a giggly 17-year-old Wimbledon winner in 2004, the third youngest player to conquer the All England Club’s famous grass courts

Aussie Open may herald new era

“The young guns are missing a bit of guts. A bit of balls. A bit of ‘Okay, I’m here and I want...

Will bushfires affect Australian Open tennis?

Here are the implications the Australian fires might have on tennis players as they gear up for the first grand slam of the new decade

Flushing sorrows: Serena targets 24

Williams is looking to put last year’s US Open final trauma behind her and equal Margaret Court’s record of Grand Slam titles

Serena survives scare at Roland Garros, wins 800th match

Williams won her most recent major at the Australian Open in 2017 while pregnant

Serena knocked out of Australian Open as Pliskova reaches semis

Karolina Pliskova survived four match points in a roller coaster third set that Williams led 5-1 before collapsing to defeat in two hours 10 minutes

Rise of Tsitsipas and Tiafoe — new era or false dawn?

And every 12 months as the first Grand Slam heralds a fresh season they come... and they go.

Tensions rise as Nadal backs under-pressure ATP boss

Rafael Nadal says he didn't believe it is healthy to chop and change the ATP leadership

Federer, Djokovic aim for seven

Murray and Nadal’s fitness may be a problem in the Oz Open — but youngsters are waiting in the wings

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