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Doha champ Karolina Pliskova poised for breakout season

By winning the Doha title, Karolina Pliskova showed why she, not Serena Williams or Angelique Kerber, could be the player to beat in 2017.

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Tsonga clinches World Tennis Tournament title

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga clinched his 13th career title on Sunday, rallying from a set down to beat David Goffin of Belgium 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the final of the World Tennis Tournament.

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Vinci bows out of Dubai Tennis Championships

Krystyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic, ranked 58th, came from a set down to upset 16th-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Sunday.

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Venus, Isner, Roddick, Sock taken in WTT draft

Among the big names drafted Friday: Jack Sock (Missouri), John Isner and Mardy Fish (New York), Andy Roddick and Sloane Stephens (Philadelphia) and Venus Williams and Martina Hingis (Washington).

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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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11dPeter Bodo

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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20dPeter Bodo

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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Ryan Harrison does not drop a set all week in winning his first career title. He beat Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-1 6-4 in today's Memphis final.

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Not for men, but for women: Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (8), Chris Evert (6), Serena Williams (6).