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From The42 Flying ants cause mayhem as world no.2 Wozniacki is dumped out of Wimbledon Ant And Decked

Flying ants cause mayhem as world no.2 Wozniacki is dumped out of Wimbledon

An ant infestation made things more difficult for the Dane as she was beaten by Ekaterina Makarova.

From The42 Sharapova insists she's made 'a lot of progress' after shock first round Wimbledon exit Trust The Process

Sharapova insists she's made 'a lot of progress' after shock first round Wimbledon exit

The 31-year-old tasted defeat in the opening round of a Grand Slam for the first time since 2010.

From The42 'I wanted it too much': The women's favourite for Wimbledon is out in the first round Petra Kvitová

'I wanted it too much': The women's favourite for Wimbledon is out in the first round

Petra Kvitova lost 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 to unheralded Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich.

From The42 Roger Federer kicks off Wimbledon with quick win - and shows off new $300m clothes deal RF

Roger Federer kicks off Wimbledon with quick win - and shows off new $300m clothes deal

Defending champion cruises past world number 57 Dusan Lajovic in just 79 minutes.

From The42 Serena Williams asks for fair treatment around drug testing Level Playing Field

Serena Williams asks for fair treatment around drug testing

“If that’s testing everyone five times, let’s do it,” said the American great as she addressed her recent ‘missed’ test.

From The42 Andy Murray hoping to avoid hip flare-up and make grand slam return at Wimbledon Sw19

Andy Murray hoping to avoid hip flare-up and make grand slam return at Wimbledon

‘If I feel like I do today in a couple of days, I’ll be playing.’

From The42 183rd-ranked Serena Williams seeded for Wimbledon, Andy Murray misses out Sw19

183rd-ranked Serena Williams seeded for Wimbledon, Andy Murray misses out

Two-time winner Murray only recently returned from an 11-month absence, but 36-year-old Williams is seeded 25th after giving birth last September.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake' says Central Africa Republic Causing A Racket

Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake' says Central Africa Republic

The document’s serial number corresponded to one of a batch of new passports that were stolen in 2014.

From The42 As if he was never away! Federer makes winning return after three-month break The Goat

As if he was never away! Federer makes winning return after three-month break

Federer is gearing up for Wimbledon with an appearance at the Stuttgart Open this week.

From The42 Federer hails Nadal's 'unimaginable' achievement but targets reclaiming top spot Roland Garros

Federer hails Nadal's 'unimaginable' achievement but targets reclaiming top spot

Rafael Nadal’s French Open heroics on Sunday earned praise from on-court foe Roger Federer.

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.