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Australian Open 2018: Garbine Muguruza outfoxed by Hsieh Su-wei in second-round defeat

The Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza never got to grips with 88th-ranked Hsieh's unusual game style and looked totally perplexed by the end.

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Australian Open 2018: Powerful Bernarda Pera sends ninth seed Johanna Konta out

Johanna Konta tumbled out of the second round of the Australian Open on Thursday with a 6-4 7-5 upset in blazing sunshine on court two.

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Australian Open 2018: Maria Sharapova too hot for Anastasija Sevastova, reaches third round

Maria Sharapova easing past 14th seed Anastasija Sevastova 6-1 7-6(4) to reach the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday.

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Australian Open: Maria Sharapova gets patience test with Melbourne set to sizzle

Maria Sharapova takes on the Latvian 14th seed Anastasija Sevastova in the first match on the main showcourt so should escape the worst of the heat.

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Australian Open: Rafael Nadal, Nick Kyrgios cruise into the third round

Rafael Nadal beat Leonardo Mayer 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (4) to reach the third round of Australian Open on Wednesday.

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Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki battles back from the brink

World No 2 and second seeded Caroline Wozniacki was headed for the exit door before saving two match points and battling back from 1-5 down in the third set.

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Australian Open 2018: Jo Wilfried Tsonga survives Denis Shapovalov in five sets

The 32-year-old former runner-up, Jo Wilfried Tsonga, was staring at a second successive grand slam defeat to the 18-year-old Denis Shapovalov when he trailed 5-2 in the decider.

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Australian Open 2018: Elina Svitolina sets up third round clash with 15-year-old compatriot

Ukrainian 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk became the youngest player to reach the third round of a grand slam in over 20 years.

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Australian Open: Venus Williams’ conquerer Belinda Bencic loses to Thai qualifier

The 20-year-old Swiss, Belinda Bencic, saved three match points on her serve before netting a backhand to give No. 124th-ranked Luksika Kumkhum a spot in the third round.

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Roger Federer receives twin nominations for 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards

Regarded as the Oscar of sports, the nominations for 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards were finalised following a ballot by the world's sports media.

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Australian Open 2018: Pressure will determine whether Novak Djokovic is back, says Mats Wilander

Novak Djokovic routed 63rd-ranked American Donald Young 6-1 6-2 6-4 at Margaret Court Arena to reach the second round at Melbourne Park.

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Australian Open 2018: Stan Wawrinka happy to be back, but still feeling pain

Stan Wawrinka feels great to be back after his first-round victory at the Australian Open on Tuesday but is still experiencing pain in the left knee that required surgery last season.

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Australian Open 2018: Andrea Petkovic dumps Petra Kvitova out of the tournament after marathon

Petra Kvitova's return to the Australian Open a year after being attacked by an intruder at her home ended in disappointment with a marathon 6-3 4-6 10-8 first-round loss to German Andrea Petkovic.

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My brother still makes fun of me, says Alexander Zverev

Alexander Zverev can no longer hope to fly under the grand slam radar following a brilliant 2017 season but the hype has done little to change things on the home front.

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Australian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic dismisses talk of boycott over prize money

Novak Djokovic has distanced himself from reports that he called for a boycott of next year's tournament unless there was an increase in prize money.

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Australian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic delighted after elbowing out Donald Young

Novak Djokovic showed no signs of the elbow trouble that curtailed his 2017 campaign as he swung freely to amass 33 winners during the one hour and 51-minute romp.

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Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer breezes through opener in Melbourne

The 36-year-old Swiss turned the evening clash on Rod Laver Arena into an exhibition as he breezed past Bedene with consummate ease 6-3 6-4 6-3.

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Victoria Azarenka scores win in custody war

Belarussian tennis player Victoria Azarenka and father to her one-year-old son Leo have been locked in a custody battle that has meant she has been away from the tennis courts.

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Novak Djokovic leading call for bigger share of Grand Slam revenue pie

ATP Players Council's Vice President Kevin Anderson, the US Open runner-up last year, said the focus was on helping lower-ranked players make a better living.

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Australian Open 2018: Simona Halep survives date with Destanee Aiava in opening round

Simona Halep was forced to save two set points at 5-2 down and come from 3-1 down to rescue the tiebreak to win the first set against the 17-year old Destanee Aiava.

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Australian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic elbows Donald Young out to reach second round

Novak Djokovic celebrated his long-awaited return to the grand slam stage with a 6-1 6-2 6-4 demolition of American Donald Young.

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Australian Open 2018: Milos Raonic suffers early exit at Melbourne Park

On the comeback trail after a 2017 season disrupted by injury, Milos Raonic looked off the pace as he was picked apart 6-7(5), 7-5, 6-4, 7-6(4) by the 86th-ranked Slovak Lukas Lacko.

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Former Australian Open champions Maria Sharapova, Angelique Kerber into second round

The five-time major winner Maria Sharapova could next meet No. 14-seeded Anastasija Sevastova, who beat her at the U.S. Open last year in her return to a Grand Slam to tournament.

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Australian Open: Yuki Bhambri third time unlucky

After two Australian Open Rd 1 exits, Yuki Bhambri fails to overcome opening hurdle again.

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India grouped with tough Kazakhstan and China for Fed Cup

India were on Monday clubbed with formidable Kazakhstan, who have world number 54 Yuliya Putintseva in their ranks, and China for the Asia/Oceania Group I competition in Fed Cup.

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Yuki Bhambri falls at first hurdle once again at Australian Open

Yuki Bhambri, who came through the qualifying rounds and played a three setter in sweltering Melbourne heat on Sunday, was beaten in straight sets by Marcos Baghdatis in the first round of Australian Open.

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Coco Vandeweghe goes bananas as Americans slip up at Australian Open

Vandeweghe was given two code violations during her stormy 7-6(4) 6-2 defeat by Hungarian Timea Babos at the Hisense Arena.

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Rafa Nadal charges into second round at Australian Open

Rafa Nadal showed no signs of early season rust as he tore through the evening match at Rod Laver Arena in one hour and 34 minutes.

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Yuki Bhambri vs Marcos Baghdatis Live, Australian Open: Yuki Bhambri takes on Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis

Yuki Bhambri vs Marcos Baghdatis Live, Australian Open: Stay tuned for live scores and updates from Melbourne Park as World No 121 Bhambri plays his first round.

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Australian Open 2018: Sloane Stephens tumbles out, Jelena Ostapenko impresses

American Sloane Stephens enjoyed a fairytale run to win the U.S. Open last year ranked 83rd in the world but has not won a match since. Stephens has now lost eight matches in a row.

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Australian Open 2018: Belinda Bencic stuns Venus Williams in first round

World No 78 Belinda Bencic dumped 2017 Australian Open finalist Venus Williams 6-3, 7-5 in the first round on Rod Laver Arena.

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Australian Open: India’s main man Yuki Bhambri in Melbourne

Country’s top-ranked singles player Yuki Bhambri beats Polansky to reach Australian Open main draw for third time.

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Venus Williams to battle Belinda Bencic as Australian Open 2018 gets underway

The Australian Open gets underway with a bang on Monday, with last year's finalist Venus Williams taking on resurgent Swiss talent Belinda Bencic.

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Bernard Tomic’s troubles continue, misses a spot at Australian Open

Bernard Tomic's troubles have continued into 2018 with a loss in the last round of qualifying for the Australian Open.

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Nick Kyrgios can become global superstar, says Boris Becker

Nick Kyrgios, ranked 17th in the world, won the Brisbane title in the build-up to his home slam.

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Australian Open 2018 Live streaming: When and where to watch Australian Open LIVE, TV coverage, time in IST

Australian Open 2018 is set to begin from Monday and will see No. 1 seed Rafael Nadal take on Victor Estrella Burgos on the first day.

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