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Iga Swiatek backs Emma Raducanu to return as one of tennis' top stars... after the Brit showed promise in her hard-fought Stuttgart Open defeat against the World No 1

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World No 1 Iga Swiatek backed Emma Raducanu to return to tennis's elite after having to fight for a hard-earned victory over the Brit in the Stuttgart Open quarter-finals.

Thursday, Apr 18

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Emma Raducanu beats Czech wonderkid Linda Noskova to set up quarter-final clash with world No 1 and 'Queen of Clay' Iga Swiatek in Stuttgart

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Raducanu is unbeaten on the red dirt this season and has won four matches in a row for the first time since her US Open title in 2021.

Wednesday, Apr 17

Alex de Minaur makes Aussie tennis history with 'once in a lifetime' victory over Rafael Nadal

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The 22-time Grand Slam winner received a standing ovation at the Barcelona Open as he walked off the court that was named in his honour for what could be the last time.

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Emma Raducanu made nearly £10million last year thanks to deals with Porsche, Nike, British Airways, Evian, Dior, Tiffany's and Vodafone - despite her continuing failure to repeat 2021 US Open success

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The tennis star aged just 21 saw her fortune rocket up from £667,000 to £10.2million, newly-published accounts for her company Harbour 6 show.

Tuesday, Apr 16

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Rafael Nadal wins on comeback from injury, with 37-year-old legend playing just second tournament in 15 months and beating world No 62 Flavio Cobolli in Barcelona Open

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Rafael Nadal made a triumphant return to the match court with victory over Flavio Cobolli in the first round of the Barcelona Open.

Sunday, Apr 14

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Furious Novak Djokovic shouts at a rowdy spectator to 'shut the f*** up' during heated defeat by Casper Ruud in the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals

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The visibly irate World No 1 crashed out of the tournament after a 6-4 1-6 6-4 loss to the 10th-ranked Ruud on Saturday night as his struggles in 2024 continued.

Saturday, Apr 13

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Emma Raducanu stages thrilling fightback to stun Diane Parry as Great Britain beat France to secure place in the Billie Jean King Cup finals

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Emma Raducanu produced another thrilling fightback in Boulogne to help Great Britain qualify for the Billie Jean King Cup finals with a stunning 3-1 win in France.

Friday, Apr 12

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Emma Raducanu achieves her biggest win since the 2021 US Open final after recovering from a set and a break down to beat Caroline Garcia in the Billie Jean King Cup

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The performance we have all been waiting for came when it was least expected. Emma Raducanu dragged Great Britain back into this Billie Jean King cup tie from a set and a break down.

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Coco Gauff shares incredible unearthed photo of her sitting in the crowd watching Venus Williams at the US Open: 'Proof that your dreams are closer than you think'

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A fan page reposted a picture shared by X user @Isaac_Williams2. The broadcast screenshot was from the first round of the 2012 US Open as Williams faced Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

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Snubbed Aussie tennis star given second chance as Storm Hunter is cut down with cruel injury ahead of Billie Jean Cup in Brisbane

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Australian women's tennis captain Sam Stosur has endured an eventful debut as one of her star players was cut down with a serious injury in the final training session ahead of the Billie Jean King Cup

Thursday, Apr 11

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Novak Djokovic brushes off concerns after the Serbian star was seen shaking before beating Lorenzo Musetti... as the world No 1 clashes with the Monte-Carlo Masters crowd

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Novak Djokovic has brushed off concerns after he was seen shaking during his third round match at the Monte Carlo Masters before securing a straight sets win over Lorenzo Musetti.

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Daniil Medvedev insults referee and launches his racket after disputed line call... as the tennis star loses his cool AGAIN

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After losing the first set 6-3, Medvedev was serving at 5-5 in the second and was 15-30 down when his opponent's shot was called in, even though he was adamant it was out.

Wednesday, Apr 10

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Sky Sports apologise for Daniil Medvedev's foul-mouthed tirade as the tennis star fumes over 'f***ing s***' out call and almost tips over his canopy at the side of the court

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Sky Sports commentators had to apologise after men's tennis world No.4 Daniil Medvedev llost his temper during Tuesday's Monte-Carlo Masters clash against Frenchman Gael Monfils.

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Nick Kyrgios provides rare update on injury recovery as tennis superstar insists he still has 'fire in the belly'

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The former Wimbledon finalist has only played one match on the ATP Tour since October 2022, with serious injuries to his knee and wrist keeping him sidelined for over a year.

Monday, Apr 8

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Is this the end of the giant cheque? Tennis player Hubert Hurkacz receives £75k prize money from 'undignified' giant tablet... as fans joke 'can I order my McDonald's on that thing?'

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Rather than the time-honoured tradition of providing a winner with a giant cheque, the money was instead delivered to Hurkacz in a unique way.

Sunday, Apr 7

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World No 1 Novak Djokovic states that playing at the Paris Olympics is a priority for him this year as he looks to finally win a gold medal

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Djokovic has enjoyed an illustrious career but hasn't yet won an Olympic gold medal. The 36-year-old outlined his aim to achieve success in France.

Friday, Apr 5

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Serena & Venus Williams' former L.A. Mansion for their mom hits the market for $4.6M

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The tennis superstars bought the Woodlands Hills property for their mom/coach - Oracene Price - over two decades ago. In 2005, Venus won Wimbledon while Serena conquered Australia.

Thursday, Apr 4

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Backlash as Saudi Arabia lands the Women's Tennis Association Tour Finals, with players and ex-pros raising human rights fears over record-money move

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The Women's Tennis Association has confirmed a controversial move to bring their crown-jewel event to Saudi Arabia, with a record prize fund of £12million a year.

Tuesday, Apr 2

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Aryna Sabalenka breaks her silence to thank fans for support amid 'difficult time' following the tragic death of her ex-boyfriend Konstantin Koltsov

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Aryna Sabalenka has thanked fans for an 'outpouring of love and support' following the tragic death of her ex-boyfriend Konstantin Koltsov last month.

Friday, Mar 29

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Andy Murray will miss the start of the clay season after pulling out of Monte Carlo and Munich tournaments following ankle injury in Miami exit..

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Andy Murray will miss next month's Monte Carlo Masters and the BMW Open Munich with the ankle injury he suffered in Miami.

Tuesday, Mar 26

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Miami Open quarter-final is suspended for 45 minutes after power issue

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Azarenka was playing against Yulia Putinseva at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami on Tuesday, when the technical issue occurred in the match's opening set. Azarenka was barely losing at the time.

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Andy Murray a doubt for Wimbledon after 'full rupture' of ankle ligament during Miami Open exit... but Brit insists he'll 'be back' despite admitting he's 'looking forward' to retiring now

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In a post on Instagram , Murray wrote: 'Yesterday towards the end of my match in Miami I suffered a full rupture of my ATFL and near full thickness rupture of my CFL.

Monday, Mar 25

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Katie Boulter is blown off course by Victoria Azarenka after straight sets defeat in the Miami Open last-16 as the British No 1 runs out of answers and struggles to get to grips with the wind

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MATTHEW LAMBERT: Not even the arrival of her boyfriend Alex de Minaur - high-tailing it over in record time after winning his third-round match - could turn things around for the Brit.

Andy Murray admits he is 'looking forward to the end now' after his agonising loss to Tomas Machac in Miami... but legendary

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MATTHEW LAMBERT: The 36-year-old has effectively confirmed this will be his last year on tour and was visibly moved as he left the court at an event he has won twice.

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Andy Murray is dumped out of Miami Open in devastating defeat by Tomas Machac... as Brit battles through major injury scare before deciding set tie-break in marathon

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KIERAN GILL: Murray was left face down in distress on Butch Buchholz Court after hurting himself at the precise moment he had made it 5-5 in the final set.

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Katie Boulter reaches fourth round of Miami Open for FIRST time in her career following stunning straight sets victory over Beatriz Haddad Maia - with British No 1 in line to reach career high rank

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HENRY CLARK: Last month Britain's No 1 saw off the Brazilian world No 13 on her way to winning the San Diego Open, the first WTA 500 title of her career.

Sunday, Mar 24

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Aryna Sabalenka SMASHES her racquet and doesn't shake Ukrainian rival Anhelina Kalinina's hand as she exits Miami Open in

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Aryna Sabalenka was overcome with emotion after she was dumped out of the Miami Open by Ukraine's Anhelina Kalinina - just days after the death of her ex-boyfriend.

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Andy Murray finally has something to shout about again as he screams in delight after beating Tomas Etcheverry in straight-sets to reach Miami Open third round

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Murray screamed in delight, punched the air and high-fived his team before consoling his opponent at the net. It was the first time since last August that he had won back-to-back matches

Saturday, Mar 23

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Paula Badosa full of praise for Aryna Sabalenka after the World No 2 knocked her out of the Miami Open, winning in straight sets following the death of her former partner Konstantin Koltsov

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Sabalenka returned to the tennis court after Konstantin Koltsov had died on Monday, in what police described as an apparent suicide in what was an emotional occasion.

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The heartwarming moment Aryna Sabalenka walks off arm-in-arm with best friend Paula Badosa following Miami Open match win..

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The Belarusian star shared a prolonged hug with best friend Badosa before they walked along on either side of the net, arms still around each other.