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No Tomic again for Davis Cup quarter-final

Bernard Tomic remains in exile after Australian captain Lleyton Hewitt named an unchanged team for next month’s Davis Cup quarter-final against the United States in Brisbane.

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Bernard Tomic’s woes continue at the Miami Open

Bernard Tomic is in danger of tumbling out of the world’s top 50 after his season from hell continued at the Miami Open.

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Tomic set to miss Davis Cup tie – again

Australia are set to again be without boycotting Bernard Tomic for next month’s Davis Cup quarter-final against the USA in Brisbane.

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Crook Kyrgios KO’d by suspected food poisoning, out of Federer clash

Nick Kyrgios has pulled out of his scheduled clash with Roger Federer at the BNP Paribas Open due to sickness.

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Nick Kyrgios crushes Djokovic again

Nick Kyrgios has upstaged Novak Djokovic for the second time in a fortnight to power into the ATP Masters tournament in Indian Wells quarter-finals for the first time.

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The problem with how the WTA has handled Maria Sharapova’s return

The hype surrounding Maria Sharapova’s comeback demonstrates tennis’ problem with performance-enhancing drugs.

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Is Bernard Tomic a contender or journeyman?

Australia is renowned for building up the hopes of young talent only to sit back and gleefully watch those hopes race down the gurgler. But when do hope and the promise of great things transform into wasted talent?

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Ash Barty storms into Malaysian Open final

Ashleigh Barty’s astonishing comeback to tennis has his new heights as she stormed into the final of the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur.

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Kyrgios conquers! Nick knocks Novak out in Mexico

Nick Kyrgios has put up an incredible display of serving to knock Novak Djokovic out in the quarter-finals of the Mexico Open with a thumping straight sets victory.

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Bernard Tomic’s opponent retires due to the Australian’s “unbearable flogishness”

Bernard Tomic turned heads when he retired due to ‘unbearable heat’ during the Mexican Open, but it seems the tables have been turned.

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Bernard Tomic retires from Mexican Open due to ‘unbearable’ 27-degree heat

Bernard Tomic is facing more questions about his commitment to tennis after retiring from his first-round match at the Mexican Open in Acapulco.

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Kyrgios claims umpire bias during loss

Nick Kyrgios bowed out of his Marseille Open defence with a semi-final loss to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga but not without some customary fighting words.

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WATCH: Did Bernard Tomic tank in his latest loss?

Bernard Tomic has been involved in his fair share of bizarre tennis matches.

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Mixing sport and entertainment at the Australian Open

The lines between sport and entertainment are becoming increasingly blurred, but is this necessarily a bad thing?

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Jordan Thompson lashes out after accusations of tanking

Australian tennis player Jordan Thompson has always been seen as a hard grafter, but he copped a roasting after a straight sets loss in an ATP Tour event in Memphis.

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Australia move into Davis Cup quarters

Australian captain Lleyton Hewitt called on his doubles pairing John Peers and Sam Groth to make an statement and they responded with an emphatic victory to seal the Davis Cup tie against the Czech Republic at Kooyong.

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Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, returns a shot against Mikhail Youzhny, of Russia

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Roger Federer

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Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts after his loss against Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka during the men's singles final on day 14 of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 26, 2014. AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN

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Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts after his loss against Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka during the men's singles final on day 14 of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 26, 2014. AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN

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Rafael Nadal pumps his fist in win against Bernard Tomic

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Roger Federer

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Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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The unstoppable Federer express

By Monisha Dikshit, 21 Mar 2017
The unstoppable Federer express

Roger Federer’s 6-4, 7-5 win in the men’s final at Indian Wells, over countryman Stan Wawrinka, was the third time Federer had won the tournament after lifting the trophy at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne.

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Nick Kyrgios, your time is now

By Karlo Tychsen, 20 Mar 2017
Nick Kyrgios, your time is now

It is time. You can only talk about potential, and ‘coming of age’ for so long, and raw talent can only get you so far.

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Nick Kyrgios: Damned if you, damned if you don’t

Nick Kyrgios has long polarised opinion. In fact of late he has not just polarised but rather been pilloried for his various indiscretions.

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Roger Federer vs Nick Kyrgios: Indian Wells Tennis live scores, blog

Enigmatic Australian Nick Kyrgios will be looking to continue his stunning run of form when he does battle with the great Roger Federer for a place in the Indian Wells quarter-finals. Join The Roar for live scores and updates from 6am (AEDT).

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Federer’s new winning ways come straight from Kyrgios’ book

Seventeen majors is a big deal. 300 weeks at number one is a big deal. Winning all four slams, the Davis Cup, and an Olympic Gold (in doubles) is pretty much all you can do. But it’s not quite everything.

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Weekly wrap: Thiem finds his form on the clay

By Justin Ahrns, 28 Feb 2017
Weekly wrap: Thiem finds his form on the clay

World number eight and defending champion Dominic Thiem has won his first title of 2017 in Rio, defeating Pablo Carreno Busta 7-5 6-4 in the final.

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Weekly wrap: Tsonga battles past Goffin for Rotterdam title

Jo-Wilfred Tsonga has claimed his first ATP singles title in 18 months, battling past world number 11 David Goffin 4-6 6-4 6-1 in Rotterdam.

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What’s wrong with Dominic Thiem?

By Justin Ahrns, 15 Feb 2017
What’s wrong with Dominic Thiem?

Dominic Thiem had an outstanding start to 2016, reaching the semi-final of the French Open and recording a career-high ranking of seven in June.

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Nick Kyrgios and basketball: An unrequited love

By Anindya Dutta, 15 Feb 2017
Nick Kyrgios and basketball: An unrequited love

Nick Kyrgios’ eight-week suspension from the ATP for “perceived lack of effort” after the Shanghai Open last year, was followed immediately by a decision that attracted less attention at the time.

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Weekly recap: Zverev and Dimitrov win titles

By Justin Ahrns, 14 Feb 2017
Weekly recap: Zverev and Dimitrov win titles

The first week back on the ATP World Tour after the Australian Open and Davis Cup has seen Alexander Zverev, Grigor Dimitrov and Victor Estrella Burgos claim titles.

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Elina Svitolina vs Daria Gavrilova: Ukraine vs Australia Fed Cup rubber 3 tennis live scores

Daria Gavrilova will be out to reverse her fortunes and keep Australia alive in their Fed Cup tie against the Ukraine but standing in her way will be world No.13 Elina Svitolina. Join The Roar for live scores of the third rubber from 9pm (AEDT).

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Thompson or Tomic: Who should play Davis Cup in April?

Australia’s Jordan Thompson, coming off an Australian summer where he defeated David Ferrer and world number 37 Joao Souza, led Australia to a 4-1 victory over the Czech Republic at last weekend’s Davis Cup tie in Melbourne.

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Elina Svitolina vs Ashleigh Barty: Ukraine vs Australia Fed Cup rubber 2 tennis live scores, blog

World No.13 Elina Svitolina will be looking to power the Ukraine to a Fed Cup victory, but standing in her way on Day 1 of the tie against Australia is Ashleigh Barty, who is in for a busy weekend. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of the second rubber from 11:30pm (AEDT).

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Lesia Tsurenko vs Daria Gavrilova: Ukraine vs Australia Fed Cup rubber 1 tennis live scores, blog

World Group II action in the Fed Cup gets underway in the Ukraine with Lesia Tsurenko looking to get the hosts off to a victory in the first rubber over Australia’s top-ranked player at the tie, Daria Gavrilova.

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What Australian Open success means for Nadal in 2017

Coming off a disappointing end to his 2016 season which was cut short by a niggling wrist injury, Rafael Nadal played some of the best tennis Australia has ever seen him play at the 2017 Australian Open.

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Here’s the next big four in men’s tennis

Roger Federer’s stunning win at this year’s Australian Open was a magnificent and unexpected addition to his legacy.

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Marin Cilic holds aloft the US Open trophy after beating Kei Nishikori in the final (Photo: AFP)

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Sam Groth Australia Tennis Davis Cup 2016

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Nick Kyrgios celebrates

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Serena Williams Tennis Wimbledon 2016

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Australian tennis player Jordan Thompson

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