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Do we finally have a reason to be excited about tennis in SA?

After years of struggle, the sport seems to be taking some genuine steps in the right direction at local level

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...

Nadal wins 19th Slam title by edging five-set US Open thriller

At four hours and 50 minutes, the match finished four minutes short of equaling the longest final in US Open history

Nick Kyrgios can play, he just doesn’t want to

The Australian has outrageous talent with a racquet, although his tongue and antics steal the show more often than his talent

‘Stars align’ as Federer seeks to break Djokovic spell in Wimbledon final

Whoever emerges as champion on Sunday, it will yet again confirm the dominance of the 'Big Three' of Federer, Djokovic and Nadal

Federer, Nadal braced for Wimbledon epic

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal battle for a place in the Wimbledon final on Friday

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

Big four in tennis still the ones to beat, says Djokovic

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and himself — were still the favourites to win Grand Slam titles in 2019

Serena, Nadal and Murray all confirmed for Australian Open

Serena Williams will make her return to the Australian Open for the first time since winning in 2017 when eight-weeks pregnant

Federer, Nadal and Djokovic face Wimbledon centre court dilemma

Despite being a three-time champion, Djokovic has featured just once on Centre Court in the opening four rounds

Former champs Sharapova, Kvitova crash out, Nadal, Djokovic through

Sharapova, playing Wimbledon for the first time in three years, gave up the match on her 11th double fault

Serena Williams seeded for Wimbledon, Murray misses out

The 36-year-old — who was not seeded for the French Open — has made only a tentative return to action

Rafael Nadal lifts record 11th French Open title

Spain's Rafael Nadal beat Austria's Dominic Thiem in three straight sets for his 17th Grand Slam trophy

Federer eyes fresh ‘fairytale’ as Grand Slam rivals falter

The 36-year-old is coming off an extraordinary 2017, when he won a fifth Australian Open title and a record eighth at Wimbledon.

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