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Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams loses to Angelique Kerber, ‘sexism’ storm

[ad_1] WIMBLEDON queen Serena Williams was sensationally denied her eighth grass court crown in an incredible capitulation against German Angelique Kerber in the Ladies’ Final on Sunday morning (AEST).The 23-major winner’s fairytale return to professional tennis following the birth of her daughter was marred by a whopping 24 unforced errors, handing Kerber her third grand slam and first Wimbledon title.The title match, while treating fans to lengthy rallies and glimpses
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WTA: Serena Williams def. by Johanna Konta, score, result

[ad_1] IN the most lopsided defeat of her career, Serena Williams’ disappointing night back in the Bay Area ended in less than an hour as she lost her opening match of the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic on Tuesday night to Johanna Konta, 6-1, 6-0. When the 52-minute match ended on Williams’ forehand into the net, the 23-time Grand Slam champion walked off the court offering waves to the crowd that
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Canadian Open: Rafael Nadal sets up Stefanos Tsitsipas showdown

[ad_1] RAFAEL Nadal beat Karen Khachanov 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 to set up a final with birthday boy Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Toronto Masters. The Spanish icon will try on Sunday to spoil the 20th celebrations of the Greek youngster who reached the second final of his career by beating Wimbledon finalist Kevin Anderson 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 7-6 (9/7), saving a match point in victory.World number one Nadal won a battle
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Tennis: Serena Williams sister, was thinking of slain sister shortly before lopsided loss

[ad_1] TENNIS great Serena Williams tells Time Magazine in a cover story published Thursday that shortly before the worst defeat of her career she learned the killer of her sister Yetunde Price had been paroled.The 23-time Grand Slam champion was stunned 6-1, 6-0 by Britain’s Johanna Konta on July 31 in San Jose, California.The defeat marked the first time in 928 professional matches that Williams failed to win more than
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US Open: qualifying, Bernard Tomic v Thanasi Kokkinakis

[ad_1] BERNARD Tomic and Thanasi Kokkinakis have been thrust into a spicy all-Australian first-round qualifying match at the US Open in New York. With both missing direct entry into the season’s final grand slam event as they languish outside the world’s top 150, Tomic and Kokkinakis must win three sudden-death qualifiers to make the main draw.But only one former Davis Cup star will survive the first hurdle following the release
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US Open: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal to adjust to serve clocks

[ad_1] ANY discussion of the serve clocks that will make their Grand Slam debut during the U.S. Open’s main draw, and could become a regular part of tennis as soon as next year, inevitably turns to Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. They are two of the greatest players in history — and two of the slowest between points. For one thing, Djokovic’s incessant bouncing of the ball before a service
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John Millman takes US Open organisers to task over ‘unfair’ rules

[ad_1] JOHN Millman has let rip at US Open officials, accusing them of making rules up on the run and hastily introducing a shot clock “with teething problems”. The Queenslander beat American teenager Jenson Brooksby 6-4 6-2 6-0 in heatwave conditions that he described as the most brutal of his nine-year grand-slam career.Then he unloaded.Millman’s biggest beef was players on outside courts receiving less time to recover and cool down
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US Open: Roger Federer def. Benoit Paire, score, result, video

[ad_1] ROGER Federer has coasted through to the third round at the US Open, with a straight sets — 7-6, 6-4, 6-4 — win over Frenchman Benoit Paire.The Swiss maestro improves to 84-12 at tournament, and will now face Australian Nick Kyrgios in a blockbuster third round showdown.Federer, 37, will take a 2-1 career lead over the combustible Kyrgios into their Saturday duel but all three of the pair’s encounters
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US Open results and scores: Rafael Nadal win sets up Dominic Thiem clash

[ad_1] DEFENDING champion Rafael Nadal has reached the US Open quarter-finals for the eighth time where he will face Dominic Thiem, one of only three men to defeat him in 2018. World number one Nadal saw off a battling Nikoloz Basilashvili, the first Georgian in a fourth round in New York, 6-3, 6-3, 6-7 (6/8), 6-4.“It’s a big victory for me,” said the 32-year-old Nadal, the champion in 2010, 2013
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US Open result: Roger Federer vs John Millman; score, result, coverage, video, how to watch

[ad_1] AN ENTIRE nation downed tools to watch unheralded Aussie John Millman produce one of the greatest US Open upsets in history by beating Roger Federer in four sets on Tuesday.That is except for a small cluster of superstitious individuals — Millman’s immediate family.Get ready for cricket like never before. FREE Sport HD + Entertainment until the first 4K cricket ball as part of 3 months free on a 12