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From The42 'King of Clay' Nadal clinches 11th French Open title despite injury scare World Number One

'King of Clay' Nadal clinches 11th French Open title despite injury scare

The Spaniard defeated Austria’s Dominic Thiem in three sets at Roland Garros.

From The42 Majestic Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach 11th final at French Open in Paris French Open

Majestic Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach 11th final at French Open in Paris

The Spaniard conjured up yet another clay-court masterclass to set up a showdown with Dominic Thiem in Paris on Sunday.

From The42 'Super exciting' - Positive update from Williams following French Open withdrawal On The Up

'Super exciting' - Positive update from Williams following French Open withdrawal

A day after pulling out of the French Open through injury, Serena Williams has hinted at a positive prognosis from her doctor.

From The42 Serena Williams withdraws from French Open ahead of Sharapova showdown French Open

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open ahead of Sharapova showdown

The 23-time grand slam singles champion will remain in Paris to undergo further treatment.

From The42 Sharapova sets up potential Serena clash, Nadal downs childhood friend Wrap

Sharapova sets up potential Serena clash, Nadal downs childhood friend

The five-time Grand Slam champion hadn’t played on Roland Garros’ showpiece arena since a quarter-final exit in 2015.

From The42 Serena Williams says French Open catsuit makes her feel like a 'warrior princess' and a 'superhero' Feeling Good

Serena Williams says French Open catsuit makes her feel like a 'warrior princess' and a 'superhero'

The former world number one also says the suit helps combat some of the health issues she has experienced since giving birth.

From The42 Roger Federer suggests Serena Williams could be the greatest tennis player of all-time Goat

Roger Federer suggests Serena Williams could be the greatest tennis player of all-time

“She became one of the greatest, if not the greatest tennis player of all time.”

From The42 Cornet's anti-doping charge for three missed tests dismissed Effort

Cornet's anti-doping charge for three missed tests dismissed

Alize Cornet’s anti-doping charge has been dismissed after it was deemed “reasonable” efforts to locate her for a third test were not made.

From The42 Classy Zverev punishes Thiem to secure Madrid title Big Win

Classy Zverev punishes Thiem to secure Madrid title

Dominic Thiem was no match for Alexander Zverev, who earned a third career Masters 1000 title by winning the Madrid Open.

'This is my final goal: to be happy' - Nadal unfazed by losing number one status

Losing his position at the top of the rankings is not the end of the world.

From The42 Nadal surrenders world number one to Federer as Thiem ends remarkable clay run SOILED

Nadal surrenders world number one to Federer as Thiem ends remarkable clay run

Roger Federer will move back to world number one after Dominic Thiem stunningly ended Rafael Nadal’s remarkable clay-court run.

From The42 British number one downs Novak Djokovic in shock victory at Madrid Open Upset

British number one downs Novak Djokovic in shock victory at Madrid Open

23-year-old Kyle Edmund claimed the win after a thrilling contest this afternoon.

From The42 'Tsunami' of corruption plaguing tennis, says new report Betting Offences

'Tsunami' of corruption plaguing tennis, says new report

The independent review says the non-elite levels of the sport are ‘fertile feeding ground’ for match-fixing.

From The42 'Oh, I'm sorry I hurt your feelings': American tennis player squares up to umpire Red Mist This post contains videos

'Oh, I'm sorry I hurt your feelings': American tennis player squares up to umpire

It’s fair to say Jared Donaldson lost his temper at the Monte Carlo Masters earlier.

From The42 Djokovic confirms split from Stepanek and Agassi Hiring

Djokovic confirms split from Stepanek and Agassi

Former world number one Novak Djokovic is without a coach heading into the clay-court season.

From The42 Andy Murray commits to tournament return in June ahead of Wimbledon On The Mend

Andy Murray commits to tournament return in June ahead of Wimbledon

The former world number one has been out with a hip injury since January.

From The42 Wozniacki demands action after family members subjected to death threats Vile

Wozniacki demands action after family members subjected to death threats

Caroline Wozniacki has revealed her family were abused during her defeat to Monica Puig at the Miami Open.

From The42 BBC pay McEnroe 'at least 10 times' more than me for Wimbledon work, claims Navratilova Gender Pay Gap

BBC pay McEnroe 'at least 10 times' more than me for Wimbledon work, claims Navratilova

“John’s role is of a different scale, scope and time commitment,” BBC bosses insist.

From The42 Serena falls to Venus in battle of the Williams sisters at Indian Wells Comeback

Serena falls to Venus in battle of the Williams sisters at Indian Wells

Playing her first competitive tournament since the 2017 Australian Open, Serena lost to Venus Williams in straight sets on Monday.

Serena Williams' new Nike ad is incredibly empowering

I’m proving time and time again there’s no wrong way to be a woman.

From The42 Serena Williams dreading showdown with Venus Comeback Trail

Serena Williams dreading showdown with Venus

‘I have to play a seed sooner than later… I wish it was anybody else in the draw.’

From The42 'My comeback couldn't have come on a better day ' - Serena returns after 14-month break Back Once Again

'My comeback couldn't have come on a better day ' - Serena returns after 14-month break

After giving birth to her daughter last year, the 23-time grand slam winner is delighted to make her return on International Women’s Day.

From The42 Goffin forced to retire from Rotterdam semi following freak eye injury Eye On The Ball

Goffin forced to retire from Rotterdam semi following freak eye injury

The first semi-final at the Rotterdam Open was cut short when David Goffin was hit in the face by the ball and suffered an eye injury.

From The42 Caroline Wozniacki fury over opponent's 'unfair' grunting in Qatar win Unimpressed This post contains videos

Caroline Wozniacki fury over opponent's 'unfair' grunting in Qatar win

The recently crowned Australian Open champion won 7-5, 6-1 against Monica Niculescu.

From The42 Margaret catch her? Federer doesn't expect to equal Court's record tally Roger That

Margaret catch her? Federer doesn't expect to equal Court's record tally

After winning his 20th grand slam title, the Australian Open champion says four more is too big an ask.

From The42 Tearful Federer toasts Melbourne triumph following 20th Grand Slam title Teary-eyed This post contains videos

Tearful Federer toasts Melbourne triumph following 20th Grand Slam title

After winning a five-set epic against Marin Cilic to break new ground in men’s tennis, Roger Federer’s emotions spilled over in Melbourne.

From The42 Federer beats Cilic in five-set victory to claim 20th Grand Slam title at Australian Open 20 And Counting

Federer beats Cilic in five-set victory to claim 20th Grand Slam title at Australian Open

Federer secured his 20th Grand Slam on Sunday after beating Croaita’s Marin Cilic in the Australian Open final.

From The42 Caroline Wozniacki wins Australian Open for first grand slam title Ace

Caroline Wozniacki wins Australian Open for first grand slam title

The Dane overcame Simona Halep in a three-set epic.

From The42 Bittersweet victory sends Roger Federer into his 30th grand slam final Fed Express

Bittersweet victory sends Roger Federer into his 30th grand slam final

The Swiss star will now face Marin Cilic in Sunday’s decider at the Australian Open.

From The42 First-time grand slam champ to be crowned after Halep survives a classic Maiden Match-up

First-time grand slam champ to be crowned after Halep survives a classic

Simona Halep felt her strength of character shone through in a memorable clash with Angelique Kerber.

From The42 Britain's Kyle Edmund outclassed in bid to reach Australian Open final End Of The Line

Britain's Kyle Edmund outclassed in bid to reach Australian Open final

Edmund stunned Grigor Dimitrov in his maiden grand slam quarter-final, but Marin Cilic was a cut above.

From The42 Cornet could face ban over three missed drugs tests during 2017 season No Show

Cornet could face ban over three missed drugs tests during 2017 season

World number 42 Alize Cornet says she had “valuable reasons” for missing three drugs tests and will present her case in March.

From The42 Wozniacki banishes Australian Open demons to reach final and stay on track for maiden grand slam Great Dane

Wozniacki banishes Australian Open demons to reach final and stay on track for maiden grand slam

The former world number one survived a mini collapse in the second set to see off Elise Mertens.

From The42 Serena Williams demands apology from Tennys Sandgren following social media activity Alt-Wrong

Serena Williams demands apology from Tennys Sandgren following social media activity

A range of social-media posts dug up during Tennys Sandgren’s Australian Open run has put the American star in the heart of controversy.

From The42 British number 2 Edmund shocks Dimitrov to make Australian Open semis A New Hope

British number 2 Edmund shocks Dimitrov to make Australian Open semis

The Yorkshire-based 23-year-old broke Dimitrov’s serve five times and hit 46 winners.

From The42 Defending champion Federer maintains flawless record to reach quarter-final Land Down Under

Defending champion Federer maintains flawless record to reach quarter-final

Swiss star Roger Federer eased past Marton Fucsovics in the Australian Open fourth round.

From The42 Nadal battles past Schwartzman as Wozniacki cruises through in Melbourne Vamos!

Nadal battles past Schwartzman as Wozniacki cruises through in Melbourne

The world number one was below his best in a fourth-round clash.

From The42 Federer coasts and Djokovic survives injury scare, but it's lights out for Zverev Fed Express

Federer coasts and Djokovic survives injury scare, but it's lights out for Zverev

It was business as usual for Roger Federer at the Australian Open, but problems with fading light frustrated Alexander Zverev.

From The42 Kerber downs Sharapova in Melbourne masterclass Down Under

Kerber downs Sharapova in Melbourne masterclass

Simona Halep survived a record-equalling match meanwhile.

From The42 Teen sensation bows out of Australian Open with lesson from 'god' Prodigy

Teen sensation bows out of Australian Open with lesson from 'god'

Marta Kostyuk was in tears after her adventure ended at the hands of Elina Svitolina.