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Tuesday | The Independent

Monte Carlo Masters: Ruthless Novak Djokovic eases back with a win

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Tuesday Apr 15 | Central Western Daily

Worland to lead Australian team

ORANGE tennis ace Helen Worland has donned the green and gold of Australia at the Super Senior World Championship more times than Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have claimed Wimbledon titles combined.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Tennis Articles

WTA Moves to Punish Fed Cup Tennis; Kuala Lumpur Preview

The ITF and the men's and women's tours have always had a push-pull relationship since the organization that runs the Slams, Fed Cup and Olympics has lost a bit of power over the years.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

International Business Times

Tennis Superstars Maria Sharapova, Rafael Nadal, Venus and Serena...

Before Maria Sharapova, Rafael Nadal, and Venus and Serena Williams made it big, they were a bunch of amateur players too.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

ATP World Tour

Djokovic Closing On Nadal In No. 1 Battle

Novak Djokovic has a big opportunity to reclaim the World No. 1 mantle in the Emirates ATP Rankings from Rafael Nadal in coming weeks.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Rediff.com

Sports Shorts: Nadal keeps top spot in ATP world rankings

According to Sport24 , Nadal has 13,730 points and Serbia's Novak Djokovic, a recent Indian Wells and Miami Masters winner, close behind on 11,680, while Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland is third on 5760 points.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Tennis: Pe'er finally gets past first round in Poland

Shahar Pe'er claimed her first WTA Tour main draw victory of 2014 on Monday, advancing to the second round of the Katowice Open in Poland with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Petra Martic.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

CNN

'Ridiculous shot' caps Final Four games

With just seconds left on the clock, Kentucky freshman Aaron Harrison sank a "ridiculous" three-pointer to give the Wildcats a 74-73 win over Wisconsin in the Final Four of the NCAA men's basketball tournament Saturday night.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

ATP World Tour

Best Off-Court Moments Of 2014

With the ATP World Tour spanning 30 countries, the players get the chance to visit some of the most diverse, sun-kissed and iconic cities in the world.

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Tennis

The Big 4-Oh

Some tennis players live long, full lives together. Rod Laver and Ken Rosewall played 144 times, with Laver ending up ahead 80-64; Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert faced off on 80 occasions, with Navratilova finishing in the lead 43-37.

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BleacherReport

The Top Storylines Heading Into the 2014 Clay-Court Season

There's more to tennis than Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic, but forgive the world if that rivalry will once again be front and center for the clay-court season.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Etiquette and tennis: an uneasy partnership

Tennis is a gentlemanly sport. Don't get this confused with gentility, which it used to embody.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

ATP World Tour

Djokovic Denies Nadal To Claim Miami Crown

Novak Djokovic won the Indian Wells-Miami double for the second time on Sunday as he defeated Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-3 in the Sony Open Tennis final.

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Daily Mail

Alex Dolgopolov hopes triumphs can help lift the mood in crisis-torn Ukraine

On Friday, a young millionaire carrying a bag of tennis rackets flew home to a country gripped by an ever-worsening climate of fear since he left with his father two months ago.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Miami Herald

Linda Robertson: Sony Open has been plagued by strange twists,...

Rafael Nadal reacts after Tomas Berdych withdraws from his Sony Open Tennis semi-final match tonight due to gastroenteritis on March 28, 2014.

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ATP World Tour

Nadal To Face Djokovic In Miami Final

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will contest the Sony Open Tennis final for the second time after both received walkovers through the semi-finals on Friday in Miami.

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World Tennis Magazine

Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal - A Look Back To Their First Match

It was on March 28, 2004 when the Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal rivalry began. The most viral rivalry in tennis history began in Key Biscayne when Nadal was just 17-years-old and ranked No.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Xinhuanet

Vettel, Franklin take Laureus awards

Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel from Germany and American swim star Missy Franklin became Laureus Sportsman and Woman of the Year here on Wednesday.

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The New Zealand Herald

ABs, Pascoe miss out on Laureus gongs

The All Blacks may have gone almost 16 months unbeaten but they suffered a rare defeat by the hands of a German football team at the Laureus Sports Awards in Kuala Lumpur overnight.

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Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Missy Franklin Caps Incredible Month With Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year Award

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 26. MISSY Franklin capped off an incredible week by accepting the Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year award during a star-studded ceremony in Malaysia tonight.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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