Svitolina trips Kerber, to face Wozniacki in final

Angelique Kerber was hampered by a knee injury and missed an opportunity to regain the world No. 1 ranking, losing to Elina Svitolina in the Dubai semifinals.

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Thiem, Carreno Busta reach Rio Open semifinals

Second-seeded Dominic Thiem, fourth-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta, Albert Ramos-Vinola, and 18-year-old Casper Ruud all advanced Friday to the semifinals of the Rio Open.

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For Federer and his fans, love is everywhere

Wherever Roger Federer goes, his admirers make sure their hero knows how much he means to them. And a big reason for their devotion is that the feeling is clearly mutual.

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Five reasons we love sports in 2017

Looking for something to love this Valentine's Day? We've got our hearts aflutter ranking our favorite sports moments from 2017. Want a hint? Serena and Venus are definitely on the list.

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Don't get carried away about Federer, Nadal

Fans surely will hope that Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have regained their status as Grand Slam threats after their historic Australian Open showdown, but reality might not be so rosy.

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Nadal to rival Murray at Queen's

Rafael Nadal will return to Queen's Club in the summer, nine years after winning the event and his maiden Wimbledon title.

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Britain into Davis Cup QFs in dramatic fashion

Great Britain won their Davis Cup tie against Canada in dramatic fashion after teenager Denis Shapovalov was defaulted for hitting a ball into the face of umpire Arnaud Gabas.

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What does the Aussie Open tell us about 2017?

There's little surprise that a Williams sister was in the final and that two of the Big Four faced off in the men's title match. But here are some takeaways to consider for the upcoming season.

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Huge thx to ALL for comments on our beloved Dad....he loved his family, work, friends, & his tennis. And songs and jokes. He's at peace now.

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True or Fault: Arantxa Sanchez Vicario was the last women's singles title winner before the opening of Arthur Ashe Stadium. #USOpen

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Serena to stay No. 1. Svitolina beats Kerber 63 76(3) to reach Dubai final where she'll face Wozniacki for title.

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Wozniacki defeats Sevastova 63 64 for 15th win of the season and to reach Dubai title match, her second final in as many weeks.

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ATP Delray Beach QFs Friday: Raonic vs Edmund Querrey vs del Potro Johnson vs Sock Young d Darcis (walkover - personal reasons)