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  1. Kerber leads German fightback, Russia in danger of going outRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Reuters

    Australian Open winner Angelique Kerber of Germany speaks to the media after her arrival at the airport in Poznan, Poland, February 1, 2016. Australian Open winner Angelique Kerber of Germany smiles as she is welcomed after her arrival at the airport in Poznan, Poland, February 1, 2016.

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  2. Tiley: No contact with the UI about AD openingRead the original story

    27 min ago | The News-Gazette

    ... at Rod Laver Arena, presenting Novak Djokovic with his sixth Norman Brookes Challenge Cup, given to the Australian Open men's singles champion. Tiley, CEO of Tennis Australia, just oversaw his 11th Grand Slam tournament. "Some people have been ...

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  3. Kerber draws Germany level with Switzerland 1-1 in Fed CupRead the original story

    32 min ago | KDWN

    Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber defeated Timea Bacsinszky 6-1, 6-3 to draw Germany level with Switzerland 1-1 after the opening day of their Fed Cup first-round tie on Saturday. Playing one week after claiming her first Grand Slam title with an three-set victory over Serena Williams in Melbourne, the world No.

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  4. Judy 'fed up' with Fed Cup formatRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sky Sports

    ... don't play again until the following February." Joanna Konta, who recently reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open as an unseeded player, pulled out of the trip to Israel due to illness, while Laura Robson has hardly played a competitive ...

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  5. Tennis: Kerber leads German fightback, Russia in danger of going outRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber was given a hero's welcome as she marked her return to her homeland with a victory that drew Germany level at 1-1 with Switzerland in the first round of the Fed Cup on Saturday. Australian Open winner Angelique Kerber of Germany speaks to the media after her arrival at the airport in Poznan, Poland, February 1, 2016.

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  6. GB's Fed Cup promotion hopes crushed by BelgiumGreat Britain's hopes...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | This is Local London

    ... first set to level the opening singles match against Bonaventure. However, the 16-year-old, who r eached the Australian Open girls' final in 2015, could not maintain the momentum and Bonaventure, who is ranked more than 360 places higher than Swan, ...

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  7. Exercise and muscle-stretching optimizes sports performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... pros like Dinara Safina, Raphael Nadal and Marcos Baghdatisand, all of whom were competing in this year's Australian Open in Melbourne, have had their share of injuries. They retired recently because of injuries sustained during the competition. Dan ...

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  8. James Hahn has fun, shoots 65 to take Phoenix Open leadRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Echo

    ... against the Patriots , they will face struggles scoring against the Panthers . Andy Murray Reaches Fifth Australian Open Final He has beaten Murray in three of those finals (2011, 2013 and 2015) and also beat him in the semi-finals in 2012. There ...

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  9. Andy Murray Reaches Fifth Australian Open FinalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Echo

    Andy Murray defeated Milos Raonic, 4-6, 7-5, 6-7 , 6-4, 6-2 in the Australian Open semifinals in Melbourne, and will face Novak Djokovic in final on Sunday. An adductor muscle injury to Raonic's right leg noticeably slowed him in the decider and the Canadian expressed his frustration by smashing his racquet after being broken early.

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  10. Bencic gives Switzerland 1-0 lead over Germany in Fed CupLEIPZIG,...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    ... ranked 11th, converted one of her four break opportunities to win the match. Germany was left to hope that Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber could level the tie by winning her later match against the 15th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky. Having a ...

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  11. Lydia Ko driving force at NZ Women's NZ Open for years, says David LeadbetterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... her NZ title. He expects Ko will continue to support the tournament - while it is held the week before the Australian Open in Melbourne. "As long as they have the tournament in Australia, it makes it easier to come back and play the two," Leadbetter ...

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  12. Katie Swan secures debut Fed Cup success for Great BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Haringey Independent

    ... a late call-up to Murray's team after Konta pulled out through injury. But the teenager, who reached the Australian Open girls' final in 2015, took only 55 minutes to dispatch her opponent 6-3 6-0. "I was really excited to play but I was also a bit ...

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  13. Jordan Spieth: His "World Tour" Behind Him, Focus on AugustaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Pro Golf Now

    ... T-7 on a score that included a third round 63. He would add back-to-back top fives a few weeks later at the Australian Open and then the Hero World Challenge . Jordan Spieth had won both events in 2015. Those victories fueled the confidence and ...

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  14. UK's top female tennis player renews Asics dealRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Fibre2Fashion

    Japanese multinational athletic equipment company Asics has announced that Britain's top ranked female tennis player and Australian Open semi-finalist , Johanna Konta, has renewed her footwear and apparel sponsorship deal with brand. The 24-year old Konta is the first British woman to reach a Grand Slam semi-final in 33 years and on the back of her brilliant performance will be ranked in the top 30 women in the world.

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  15. Kerber Levels German Fed Cup Tie with SwitzerlandRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Tennis Now

    ... Kerber continues to excel in major moments. A week after Kerber became the first German woman to win the Australian Open since her idol, Steffi Graf , in 1994, the world No. 2 roused national spirits again. Opening on a five-game tear, Kerber ...

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  16. Australian Open an Ace for Melbourne HotelsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | PR.com

    Hotels in Melbourne, Australia, experienced significant increases in occupancy and average daily rate during the Australian Open Tennis Championship, according to preliminary daily data from STR Global. Melbourne's occupancy during the tournament increased 16.3% from the week before the event started, reaching an average of 90.4%.

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  17. Hibs boss Stubbs and Davis Cup skipper Leon Smith are plotting new...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    ... Cup when they face Japan in Birmingham next month, with Murray set to play for the first time since the Australian Open. Smith added: "It was actually remarkable how he managed to get to the final again. He did a great job with everything that was ...

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  18. Novak Djokovic will not underestimate Andy Murray in Australian Open finalRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Echo

    Only three other men besides Murray have made five Australian Open finals-Stefan Edberg, Roger Federer and Djokovic-and Sunday's match will be a rematch of last year's final, where Djokovic prevailed 7-6 , 6-7 , 6-3 6-0, and the 31st meeting between the two 28-year-olds. Last year, Djokovic fell short of completing a Grand Slam calendar after suffering an upset over Swiss Stan Wawrinka in the final round of the French Open.

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  19. Fed Cup Preview: USA vs Poland in HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Tennis Panorama

    ... . CoCo Vandeweghe , who is ranked No. 46 in singles and also reached the mixed doubles final at the 2016 Australian Open, and Bethanie Mattek-Sands , who is ranked in the Top 10 in the world in doubles, also anchor the team. In Saturday's first ...

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  20. Fed Cup Canada vs Belarus: Out of sight, in everyone's mindRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Tennis Panorama

    ... I encounter against the Czechs (Canada lost 0-4). This week, all eyes were on Victoria Azarenka, a two-time Australian Open champion and former No. 1, who had originally confirmed her intentions to show up in Canada but went MIA for most of the ...

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