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From The42 Bernard Tomic sees off Nick Kyrgios with audacious underarm serve You've Been Served This post contains videos

Bernard Tomic sees off Nick Kyrgios with audacious underarm serve

The pair were facing off in an exhibition ahead of the Australian Open.

From The42 Tearful Federer pays tribute to former coach Peter Carter, who died tragically in 2002 Never Forgotten This post contains videos

Tearful Federer pays tribute to former coach Peter Carter, who died tragically in 2002

Federer’s former trainer, Peter Carter, died in a car crash the year before the Swiss won his first grand slam.

From The42 'What happened? I lost the match. That's it': Djokovic crashes out of Qatar Open 10 days before the year's first Grand Slam Sent Packing

'What happened? I lost the match. That's it': Djokovic crashes out of Qatar Open 10 days before the year's first Grand Slam

Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut came from a set down to beat the world number one in the semi-final.

From The42 Roger Federer claims bragging rights over Serena Williams in Hopman Cup duel Fed Express

Roger Federer claims bragging rights over Serena Williams in Hopman Cup duel

The two 37-year-olds were facing each other on the court in an official match for the first time.

From The42 'The four guys still have probably the best chance to always win Slams' - veterans eye 2019 prizes Novak Djokovic

'The four guys still have probably the best chance to always win Slams' - veterans eye 2019 prizes

The first Grand Slam event of the year begin on 14 January when the Australian Open commences.

From The42 'I want to go out on my own terms': Andy Murray quells talk of retirement after injury-ravaged season NOT FINISHED YET

'I want to go out on my own terms': Andy Murray quells talk of retirement after injury-ravaged season

Injury-affected three-time grand slam champion Murray is driven by a desire to get back to his best before calling time on his career.

From The42 Serena Williams hails rule changes to protect mothers in tennis Support

Serena Williams hails rule changes to protect mothers in tennis

The 37-year-old American had her daughter Alexis Olympia in September 2017.

From The42 WTA rule change give mothers returning to tennis after pregnancy more protections in 2019 Tennis

WTA rule change give mothers returning to tennis after pregnancy more protections in 2019

New rule change means women will now be allowed to wear leggings or compression shorts without a skirt, dress or shorts over them.

From The42 'The level of sexism is unreal' - Andy Murray furious after 'twerk' comment at Ballon d'Or Anger

'The level of sexism is unreal' - Andy Murray furious after 'twerk' comment at Ballon d'Or

The Scot used Instagram to take aim at DJ Martin Solveig following his controversial dancing request to Ada Hegerberg.

From The42 Confusion and drama as Zverev stuns Federer at ATP World Tour finals Young Gun

Confusion and drama as Zverev stuns Federer at ATP World Tour finals

The young German advances through to the end-of-season final for the first time.

From The42 Wimbledon finalist Radwanska announces retirement aged 29 CALLING IT A DAY

Wimbledon finalist Radwanska announces retirement aged 29

The Poland native cited health issues as the reason behind her decision.

From The42 Australian Open dismisses claims of 'disturbing' Federer conflicts of interest Return Of Serve

Australian Open dismisses claims of 'disturbing' Federer conflicts of interest

Director Craig Tiley responded to comments from former French Open doubles champ Julien Benneteau.

From The42 'Struggling' Kyrgios seeing psychologists, working on mental health Baby's Got A Temper

'Struggling' Kyrgios seeing psychologists, working on mental health

“I probably left it a little too long,” says the Aussie ace.

From The42 Rafael Nadal confirms that his season is over as he's set to undergo surgery Downer

Rafael Nadal confirms that his season is over as he's set to undergo surgery

The Spaniard has withdrawn from the ATP Finals.

From The42 'It was a very quick decision': Federer reveals he turned down invite to Saudi exhibition No Messing

'It was a very quick decision': Federer reveals he turned down invite to Saudi exhibition

As Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic consider their involvement in an exhibition in Saudi Arabia, Roger Federer confirmed he too was invited.

From The42 Belarusian tennis star apologises to ball boy for on-court tantrum Sorry Scenes

Belarusian tennis star apologises to ball boy for on-court tantrum

Aryna Sabalenka faced criticism after footage was shared widely on social media.

From The42 'It's a lifetime thing': Wozniacki reveals rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis Shock

'It's a lifetime thing': Wozniacki reveals rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis

The world number three said it is a condition she will have to deal with daily.

From The42 Wimbledon introduce final set tie-breaks following longest-ever semi-final Rule Change

Wimbledon introduce final set tie-breaks following longest-ever semi-final

Kevin Anderson and John Isner played for over six-and-a-half hours this summer.

From The42 Serena Williams confirmed for eighth Australian Open title tilt Return

Serena Williams confirmed for eighth Australian Open title tilt

The 23-time Grand Slam winner won on her last appearance in Melbourne in 2017.

From The42 Wozniacki comes full circle by reclaiming China Open title Title

Wozniacki comes full circle by reclaiming China Open title

Eight years after winning her first WTA Tour title at the China Open, Caroline Wozniacki got her hands back on the trophy.

From The42 Tomic saves four match points to end three-year title drought Chengdu Open

Tomic saves four match points to end three-year title drought

A 6-1 3-6 7-6 (9-7) victory over Fabio Fognini in the Chengdu Open final gave Bernard Tomic his first ATP Tour title since July 2015.

From The42 Serena Williams row wouldn't happen at Wimbledon, insists chairman Sw19

Serena Williams row wouldn't happen at Wimbledon, insists chairman

Phillip Brook believes US Open finalist Serena Williams was under pressure in New York, while umpire Carlos Ramos was doing his job.

From The42 Serena says women could not get away with 'even half of what a guy can do' A Thief And A Liar

Serena says women could not get away with 'even half of what a guy can do'

The fallout continues from the controversial US Open final but WIlliams is trying to move on.

From The42 ATP suspends umpire over Kyrgios mid-match 'pep talk' at US Open Time Out

ATP suspends umpire over Kyrgios mid-match 'pep talk' at US Open

The ATP said Mohamed Lahyani’s mid-match chat with the Australian was “well-intended”, but has still suspended him.

From The42 Mistakes were made in Serena's US Open row - Federer Claim

Mistakes were made in Serena's US Open row - Federer

The saga continues to rumble on and the Swiss star has had his say.

From The42 Tiger's twilight, farewell Captain Cook and all the week's best sportswriting Alastair Cook

Tiger's twilight, farewell Captain Cook and all the week's best sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite sports articles from this week.

'It's time we let Serena Williams just be Serena Williams, imperfect and complex as she may be'

Why are we so quick to vilify certain athletes over others?

From The42 Serena Williams' sexism claims 'a bit far-fetched,' says US Open mixed doubles champion Response

Serena Williams' sexism claims 'a bit far-fetched,' says US Open mixed doubles champion

US Open mixed doubles champion Jamie Murray believes the umpire Carlos Ramos

From The42 Serena umpire breaks his silence, says 'à la carte arbitration does not exist' Carlos Ramos

Serena umpire breaks his silence, says 'à la carte arbitration does not exist'

Carlos Ramos tells Portuguese media that he is “fine, given the circumstances”.

From The42 'Ramos could have used his discretion to de-escalate the situation. Instead, he chose to escalate it' Arbitrary Injustice

'Ramos could have used his discretion to de-escalate the situation. Instead, he chose to escalate it'

Eoin Butler believes Serena Williams was well within her rights to take issue with Carlos Ramos’ umpiring.

From The42 Serena acted with 'grace and class' in US Open final - NBA star Steph Curry Support

Serena acted with 'grace and class' in US Open final - NBA star Steph Curry

NBA star Stephen Curry is backing Serena Williams following a dispute with an umpire in the US Open final.

From The42 Umpire acted with 'professionalism and integrity' during Serena row - ITF Statement

Umpire acted with 'professionalism and integrity' during Serena row - ITF

The ITF has backed umpire Carlos Ramos after Saturday’s controversial US Open final.

From The42 Djokovic has sympathy for Serena, but does not see double standards in tennis Confused

Djokovic has sympathy for Serena, but does not see double standards in tennis

The Serbian was left puzzled by a statement released by the WTA.

From The42 Djokovic wins third US Open to equal Sampras on 14 Grand Slams Take A Bow

Djokovic wins third US Open to equal Sampras on 14 Grand Slams

The 31-year-old missed last year’s tournament with an elbow injury which sent his career into a mini-crisis.

From The42 Serena Williams fined $17,000 for outburst during controversial US Open final defeat US Open

Serena Williams fined $17,000 for outburst during controversial US Open final defeat

The American star was fined for coaching, racquet abuse and for verbal abuse.

From The42 'I'm going to continue to fight for women,' vows Serena after US Open final controversy US Open This post contains videos

'I'm going to continue to fight for women,' vows Serena after US Open final controversy

Williams accuses umpire Carlos Ramos of sexism after she was penalised in her defeat to Naomi Osaka.

From The42 Djokovic dominates Nishikori  in straight sets to book US Open final date with Del Potro Impressive

Djokovic dominates Nishikori in straight sets to book US Open final date with Del Potro

Novak Djokovic produced a clinical display against Kei Nishikori to set up a final with Juan Martin del Potro.

From The42 'Last year I was literally fighting for my life' - Serena Williams secures US Open final berth Tennis

'Last year I was literally fighting for my life' - Serena Williams secures US Open final berth

The 36-year-old held back tears as she celebrated her semi-final victory.

Djokovic reaches US Open semis but calls for action after 'sweat break' in sauna-like conditions

Australia’s John Millman had to ask the umpire to stop play so he could change his sweat-soaked clothes.

From The42 Nadal outlasts Thiem in US Open classic to reach semi-final Marathon Man

Nadal outlasts Thiem in US Open classic to reach semi-final

Rafael Nadal played the longest match of this year’s US Open as he survived to beat Dominic Thiem in the quarters.