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Davis Cup: Djokovic puts Serbia ahead before Canada hit back

Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Canada's Vasek Pospisil during their Davis Cup semi-final tennis match in Belgrade September 13, 2013.

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Canada’s Vasek Pospisil during their Davis Cup semi-final tennis match in Belgrade September 13, 2013. REUTERS BELGRADE: Serbia

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Andy Murray wins Wimbledon

LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron says Andy Murray deserves a knighthood after becoming the first Briton to win the Wimbledon men’s singles since 1936. Murray won the title with a

Nadal and Williams win easily in Rome

ROME (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal made short work of his great rival Roger Federer to win the Italian Open, his sixth trophy of the year, 6-1 6-3 on Sunday. The

Nadal to meet Federer in Rome final, Serena rolls on

ROME (Reuters) – Roger Federer will meet great rival Rafa Nadal in the Italian Open final after the Swiss held off a spirited challenge by unseeded Frenchman Benoit Paire on

Serena Williams of the U.S. follows through on a serve to Japan's Ayumi Morita in their women's singles third round match at the Sony Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Florida March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Innerarity
Murray and Serena advance in Miami, Venus withdraws

British world number three Andy Murray cruised to a straightforward victory over Bernard Tomic at the Sony Open but the Williams sisters had contrasting fortunes in Miami on Saturday. Top

Ana Ivanovic of Serbia hits a return to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia during their women's singles match at the WTA Dubai Tennis Championships, February 18, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Ivanovic reaches Dubai second round, Stephens bows out

DUBAI (Reuters) – Former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-3 7-6 in the first round of the Dubai tennis championships on Monday while U.S. teenager Sloane Stephens

Russian tennis player Victoria Azarenka celebrates her shot with China's Li Na during the Australian Open final.
Australian Open final: Victoria Azarenka vs Li Na

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It was back in 2011 that Li Na remembers first feeling the benefits of being a big tennis star. She had just won her first Grand