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21hPA Sport

ITF bans Kazakh official for life in new scandal

Two tennis officials have been banned for corruption offences and four more are currently suspended, the International Tennis Federation has announced.

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17hKamakshi Tandon

Tandon: Our feel-good moments of the season so far

With the match-fixing circus taking center stage so far this season, we are here to remind you that there have also been some feel-good moments on the tennis circuit.

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Estrella Burgos rallies to defend Ecuador title

Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic rallied from a set down to beat Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 on Sunday to retain his title on clay in the Ecuador Open in Quito.

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5dPeter Bodo

Bodo: Will Djoker catch Fed? It's much more possible now

With his 11th Grand Slam title in the books, can Novak Djokovic catch Roger Federer's current all-time record of 17? History and the competition (or lack thereof) are on the Serb's side.

Kerber arrives home a hero (2:16)
Andy Murray shares emotional message to pregnant wife (0:20)
Why Novak Djokovic wins (2:32)
Serena's forehand error seals Kerber's Aussie title (0:40)
McEnroe: Serena nervous, off her game (0:32)
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Social scene: #Kerber wins! #Kerber wins!

From fellow players on the tour to German sports stars, the Twitterverse weighed in on Angelique Kerber's stunning upset of Serena Williams in the Aussie Open final.

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Hingis, Mirza win Australian Open doubles title

Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza beating the Czech pair of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka 7-6 (1), 6-3 to win the women's doubles title Friday at the Australian Open.

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12dMatt Wilansky

Tennis creates Laver Cup, pits Europe vs. world

The inaugural Laver Cup -- a Ryder Cup-like event that will pit Europe's best players vs. those from the rest of the world -- will take place in 2017.

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Venus, not Serena, to play Fed Cup vs. Poland

Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens will lead the U.S. Fed Cup team against Poland next month with an opportunity to advance back into the competition's top tier in 2017.


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