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From The42 Nadal backs move for financial parity but silent on boycott talk Money Racket

Nadal backs move for financial parity but silent on boycott talk

World number one Rafael Nadal kept his cards close to his chest when quizzed on the prospect of boycotting the 2019 Australian Open.

From The42 I had one foot out of the Australian Open – Wozniacki revels in dramatic fightback Ace

I had one foot out of the Australian Open – Wozniacki revels in dramatic fightback

The Dane saved a couple of match points in Melbourne.

From The42 'Are you a vampire?' - Ron Burgundy interviewed Roger Federer after his Australian Open win I'm Ron Burgundy

'Are you a vampire?' - Ron Burgundy interviewed Roger Federer after his Australian Open win

Actor Will Ferrell posed the questions in the wake of his victory this morning.

From The42 Williams and US Open champion Stephens both suffer shock defeats in Australian Open first round Going Going Gone

Williams and US Open champion Stephens both suffer shock defeats in Australian Open first round

Last year’s semi-finalist CoCo Vandeweghe also made an early exit.

From The42 King calls for Margaret Court Arena to be renamed over same-sex uproar Court Order

King calls for Margaret Court Arena to be renamed over same-sex uproar

‘It’s really important, if you’re going to have your name on anything, that you’re hospitable, inclusive, you’re opening arms to everyone that comes to a public facility.’

From The42 'The knee is fine' - After injury ruined end of 2017, Nadal back ahead of Australian Open Grand Slam Ready

'The knee is fine' - After injury ruined end of 2017, Nadal back ahead of Australian Open

The first Grand Slam of the year starts next Monday at Melbourne Park.

From The42 'I'm not where I want to be' - Serena Williams withdraws from the Australian Open Out!

'I'm not where I want to be' - Serena Williams withdraws from the Australian Open

The defending champion says she was ‘super close’ to making it.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Becker's son to press charges over MP's 'racist' tweet NOAH BECKER

Boris Becker's son to press charges over MP's 'racist' tweet

A German MP called him a “little half-negro”.

From The42 Andy Murray confirms withdrawal from the first Grand Slam of 2018 Absent Andy

Andy Murray confirms withdrawal from the first Grand Slam of 2018

Still struggling with a hip injury, the five-time runner-up has been forced to pull out of the Australian Open.

From The42 Women have a psychological advantage over men in sport - here's how it helps them under pressure Tennis

Women have a psychological advantage over men in sport - here's how it helps them under pressure

“In the world of elite tennis, women are better under pressure than men are. They choke less.”

From The42 Serena Williams suffers defeat in first match since birth of baby girl Comeback

Serena Williams suffers defeat in first match since birth of baby girl

The American competed in her first tennis game since giving birth four months ago.

From The42 Novak Djokovic a doubt for the Australian Open following injury setback Race Against Time

Novak Djokovic a doubt for the Australian Open following injury setback

Djokovic has been forced to pull out of an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi with elbow pain ahead of the Australian Open.

From The42 17-year-old Simon Carr one of four debutants in Ireland's Davis Cup squad Young Blood

17-year-old Simon Carr one of four debutants in Ireland's Davis Cup squad

Conor Niland’s senior men’s team get their 2018 campaign underway in February.

From The42 Venus Williams cleared in fatal Florida crash, reports Accident

Venus Williams cleared in fatal Florida crash, reports

Police concluded neither driver was at fault and no charges would be filed.

From The42 Serena Williams 'very likely' to make her return at the Australian Open She's Back

Serena Williams 'very likely' to make her return at the Australian Open

Organisers of the Australian Open expect Serena Williams to return from her first pregnancy to defend her title in Melbourne.

From The42 Dream team? Djokovic confirms Radek Stepanek as new coach Czech Mate

Dream team? Djokovic confirms Radek Stepanek as new coach

The pair announced the news during an Instagram Live.

From The42 Wimbledon will not be the same without her – Duchess pays tribute to Novotna Sw19

Wimbledon will not be the same without her – Duchess pays tribute to Novotna

After sharing an emotional moment on Centre Court in 1993, the Duchess of Kent has paid tribute to Jana Novotna, who died on Sunday.

From The42 Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies aged 49 RIP

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies aged 49

The Czech tennis player won the Wimbledon title in 1998.

From The42 British number one Murray splits with coach Lendl for second time Split

British number one Murray splits with coach Lendl for second time

Former world number one Andy Murray and coach Ivan Lendl have “mutually agreed” to end their coaching relationship.

From The42 Nadal wins damages in case against ex-French minister who claimed he hid positive drug test Defamation

Nadal wins damages in case against ex-French minister who claimed he hid positive drug test

Roselyne Bachelot made the accusations on French television last year.

From The42 'When I took it off I felt naked - it felt nice and snug': Roger Federer played in a kilt tonight Dress Up This post contains videos

'When I took it off I felt naked - it felt nice and snug': Roger Federer played in a kilt tonight

The tennis legend was in Glasgow to take on Andy Murray in a charity game.

From The42 Nadal hoping for improvements in Spain-Catalonia relations amid political tension Catalonia

Nadal hoping for improvements in Spain-Catalonia relations amid political tension

With tensions between Spain and Catalonia rising, tennis icon Rafael Nadal hopes for a positive outcome.

From The42 Wozniacki lands biggest title of her career and ends dreadful record against Williams Great Dane

Wozniacki lands biggest title of her career and ends dreadful record against Williams

Venus Williams had won her previous seven matches against Caroline Wozniacki, but she was no match for the Dane in Singapore.

From The42 Tennis great Martina Hingis retires for third time with over 20 titles Time To Say Goodbye

Tennis great Martina Hingis retires for third time with over 20 titles

She had five Grand Slam singles titles to her name when she first retired in 2003.

From The42 'I don't want to thank Nadal, but he made me go back and rework my game' Age-old Rivalry

'I don't want to thank Nadal, but he made me go back and rework my game'

Fans at the Shanghai Masters will be treated to a Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal showpiece on Sunday, and the Swiss is relishing the prospect.

From The42 Nadal and Federer set for another showdown while Sharapova reaches first final since doping ban BIG GUNS

Nadal and Federer set for another showdown while Sharapova reaches first final since doping ban

The finals of the Shanghai Masters and Tianjin Open are down for decision tomorrow.

From The42 British tennis player Dan Evans banned for one year following positive cocaine test Punishment

British tennis player Dan Evans banned for one year following positive cocaine test

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) have handed him a one-year suspension.

From The42 Dream Team: For first time Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal join forces for doubles match Intimidating

Dream Team: For first time Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal join forces for doubles match

Jack Sock and Sam Querrey put up a decent effort but Europe consolidated their lead over the Rest of the World team at the Laver Cup.

From The42 Nadal storms to third US Open crown in straight set rout Perfect

Nadal storms to third US Open crown in straight set rout

It finished 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 against Kevin Anderson of South Africa.

From The42 Sloane Stephens' brilliant reaction to becoming US Open champion (and $3.7m richer) Grand Sum This post contains videos

Sloane Stephens' brilliant reaction to becoming US Open champion (and $3.7m richer)

“Did you see that cheque that lady handed me?”

From The42 Nadal one win away from third US Open title following defeat of Del Potro US Open

Nadal one win away from third US Open title following defeat of Del Potro

The Spaniard will will face South African debutant Kevin Anderson in Sunday’s final in New York.

From The42 There'll be a new Grand Slam champion this weekend as Sloane Stephens beats Venus US Open

There'll be a new Grand Slam champion this weekend as Sloane Stephens beats Venus

Stephens, ranked 83rd in the world, will face friend Madison Keys in an all-American final.

From The42 Disappointment for Ireland's Simon Carr as he bows out of US Open at last-16 stage ENCOURAGING

Disappointment for Ireland's Simon Carr as he bows out of US Open at last-16 stage

It was another great showing by the son of former Dublin footballer and manager, Tommy.

From The42 Andy Murray admits he is likely to miss the rest of the season with injury Crushed

Andy Murray admits he is likely to miss the rest of the season with injury

Murray was forced to withdraw from the US Open due to a persistent hip injury.

From The42 Son of ex-Dublin boss reaches last-16 of US Open Junior Championship in NYC Simon Says

Son of ex-Dublin boss reaches last-16 of US Open Junior Championship in NYC

Simon Carr has won again at Flushing Meadows.

From The42 Del Potro nearly forfeited US Open epic before recovering to book Federer showdown Tennis

Del Potro nearly forfeited US Open epic before recovering to book Federer showdown

Battling sickness, DelPo came from two sets down to beat Dominic Thiem in a thriller.

From The42 Federer and Nadal edge closer to intriguing US Open semi-final meeting Old Foes

Federer and Nadal edge closer to intriguing US Open semi-final meeting

The pair could face one another in Friday’s semi-final in New York.

From The42 Controversial Fognini kicked out of US Open after foul-mouthed rant Bad Mouth

Controversial Fognini kicked out of US Open after foul-mouthed rant

The Italian apologised for his comments to an umpire but it wasn’t enough to save him.

From The42 Serena Williams may rethink comeback after childbirth, says tennis legend Billie Jean King Decisions

Serena Williams may rethink comeback after childbirth, says tennis legend Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King believes Serena Williams could reconsider a return to playing following the birth of her baby daughter.

From The42 Roger Federer survives major scare at US Open as he goes the distance with Youzhny US Open

Roger Federer survives major scare at US Open as he goes the distance with Youzhny

Mikhail Youzhny has never beaten Roger Federer, but seriously threatened to do so at Flushing Meadows this evening.