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    Kiwi tennis player Artem Sitak ends run of near misses to win Hall of Fame Open

    Kiwi tennis player Artem Sitak ends run of near misses to win Hall of Fame Open


    New Zealand tennis player Artem Sitak has captured a fourth career ATP title after teaming up with Israel's Jonathan Erlich to win the Hall of Frame Open in Rhode...

    New Zealand tennis player Artem Sitak has captured a fourth career ATP title after teaming up with Israel's Jonathan Erlich to win the Hall of Frame Open in Rhode Island.
    Serena Williams climbs 153 spots in WTA rankings to No 28

    Serena Williams climbs 153 spots in WTA rankings to No 28


    Serena Williams has climbed 153 spots in the WTA rankings after her runner-up finish at Wimbledon, putting her back in the women's tennis world top-30 at No...

    Serena Williams has climbed 153 spots in the WTA rankings after her runner-up finish at Wimbledon, putting her back in the women's tennis world top-30 at No 28
    Kevin Norquay: ESPYS with my little eye, some sporting awards that simply won't fly

    Kevin Norquay: ESPYS with my little eye, some sporting awards that simply won't fly


    OPINION: Who is the best women's tennis player in the world? Could it be Wimbledon winner Angelique Kerber, or vanquished all-time champion Serena Williams? Sorry, no, wrong and wrong...

    OPINION: Who is the best women's tennis player in the world? Could it be Wimbledon winner Angelique Kerber, or vanquished all-time champion Serena Williams? Sorry, no, wrong and wrong again.
    Novak Djokovic finds winning formula after rebuilding family harmony

    Novak Djokovic finds winning formula after rebuilding family harmony


    As a man firmly in touch with his spiritual side, who once enlisted a Spanish "love and peace" guru specialising in long hugs, Novak Djokovic might have been expected to go heavy on Monday morning (NZT) on the concept of...

    As a man firmly in touch with his spiritual side, who once enlisted a Spanish "love and peace" guru specialising in long hugs, Novak Djokovic might have been expected to go heavy on Monday morning (NZT) on the concept of rebirth.
    Novak Djokovic back on top in tennis with fourth Wimbledon title win

    Novak Djokovic back on top in tennis with fourth Wimbledon title win


    Novak Djokovic was disconsolate and injured when he left Wimbledon a year ago, quitting during his quarterfinal because of a painful right elbow that would need...

    Novak Djokovic was disconsolate and injured when he left Wimbledon a year ago, quitting during his quarterfinal because of a painful right elbow that would need surgery.
    Angelique Kerber beats Serena Williams to win first Wimbledon title

    Angelique Kerber beats Serena Williams to win first Wimbledon title


    Angelique Kerber was so steady, so patient, so accurate throughout the Wimbledon final. She never really gave Serena Williams much of a...

    Angelique Kerber was so steady, so patient, so accurate throughout the Wimbledon final. She never really gave Serena Williams much of a chance.
    Michael Venus proud of his Wimbledon fortnight despite final loss

    Michael Venus proud of his Wimbledon fortnight despite final loss


    Michael Venus may be naturally disappointed at missing out on the chance to win his second grand slam, but he's still proud of what he's achieved at Wimbledon over the past...

    Michael Venus may be naturally disappointed at missing out on the chance to win his second grand slam, but he's still proud of what he's achieved at Wimbledon over the past fortnight.
    Czech duo win Wimbledon women's double title

    Czech duo win Wimbledon women's double title


    Breaking and creating records weren't the most special parts of winning the Wimbledon women's doubles title for Barbora...

    Breaking and creating records weren't the most special parts of winning the Wimbledon women's doubles title for Barbora Krejcikova.
    Djokovic tops Nadal to reach 5th Wimbledon final

    Djokovic tops Nadal to reach 5th Wimbledon final


    From the way Novak Djokovic repeatedly smacked his racket against his shoe after one miss, to the shouts directed at himself and his coach after others, it was clear how much he wanted to prove he's past the roughest patch of his...

    From the way Novak Djokovic repeatedly smacked his racket against his shoe after one miss, to the shouts directed at himself and his coach after others, it was clear how much he wanted to prove he's past the roughest patch of his career.
    Michael Venus on verge of history in Wimbledon doubles final

    Michael Venus on verge of history in Wimbledon doubles final


    From a New Zealand point of view, all eyes will be on Michael Venus he takes to Centre Court for the gentlemen's doubles final at Wimbledon on...

    From a New Zealand point of view, all eyes will be on Michael Venus he takes to Centre Court for the gentlemen's doubles final at Wimbledon on Saturday
    Aussie Open finalist Robert Farah banned and fined for facilitating betting offence

    Aussie Open finalist Robert Farah banned and fined for facilitating betting offence


    Colombian tennis player Robert Farah has been banned for three months and fined US$5000 (NZ$7388) for facilitating betting by promoting a gambling website on social...

    Colombian tennis player Robert Farah has been banned for three months and fined US$5000 (NZ$7388) for facilitating betting by promoting a gambling website on social media.
    Wimbledon: Kevin Anderson wins epic semi in second longest game ever at championships

    Wimbledon: Kevin Anderson wins epic semi in second longest game ever at championships


    Kevin Anderson won the longest Centre Court match in history and earned a chance to try to collect his first Grand Slam championship, edging John Isner 7-6 (6), 6-7 (5), 6-7 (9), 6-4, 26-24 at Wimbledon in a six-hour, 36-minute marathon between two big...

    Kevin Anderson won the longest Centre Court match in history and earned a chance to try to collect his first Grand Slam championship, edging John Isner 7-6 (6), 6-7 (5), 6-7 (9), 6-4, 26-24 at Wimbledon in a six-hour, 36-minute marathon between two big servers.
    Spanish pair probed for Wimbledon match-fixing in men's doubles opener

    Spanish pair probed for Wimbledon match-fixing in men's doubles opener


    Spanish men's doubles team Fernando Verdasco and David Marrero are being investigated for suspected match-fixing in a first-round contest at...

    Spanish men's doubles team Fernando Verdasco and David Marrero are being investigated for suspected match-fixing in a first-round contest at Wimbledon.
    Emma Keeling: Serena Williams? To be honest, I'm a bit bored - she always wins

    Emma Keeling: Serena Williams? To be honest, I'm a bit bored - she always wins


    OPINION: Warning: I'm going to talk tennis. I know the World Cup is amazing and England were doing the sporting version of the parting of the Red Sea until Croatia swamped them, but something just as incredible is happening at...

    OPINION: Warning: I'm going to talk tennis. I know the World Cup is amazing and England were doing the sporting version of the parting of the Red Sea until Croatia swamped them, but something just as incredible is happening at Wimbledon.
    Serena Williams reaches 10th Wimbledon final with straight sets win

    Serena Williams reaches 10th Wimbledon final with straight sets win


    Yes, this will be Serena Williams' 10th Wimbledon final. Yes, it's her 30th title match at any major. And, well, sure, she's widely regarded as not just the best of her era, but any...

    Yes, this will be Serena Williams' 10th Wimbledon final. Yes, it's her 30th title match at any major. And, well, sure, she's widely regarded as not just the best of her era, but any era.
    Time is finally catching up with Roger Federer

    Time is finally catching up with Roger Federer


    OPINION: Roger Federer has a way of making things look inevitable. When he lifts a title, he usually does it so serenely and artistically that you cannot imagine any other...

    OPINION: Roger Federer has a way of making things look inevitable. When he lifts a title, he usually does it so serenely and artistically that you cannot imagine any other outcome.