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Author: Henry Wancke

London | Corrie steps down while investigation is ongoing

In what could be a worrying repeat of the Daniel Sanders affair when the Head Coach of the Wrexham Tennis Centre was jailed for six years following his serial sexual abuse of youngsters, the LTA has moved swiftly to ensure there is no recurrence following subsequent new allegations raised at the Hertfordshire County...

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Lonndon | Edmund takes over at No.1

Kyle Edmund has leapfrogged over Andy Murray to become the nation’s number one player, a fact confirmed by the latest ATP rankings released today. The switch comes after the Dubai Championship points he won last year dropped off on the day the event opened for this year’s...

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Dubai | Svitolina defends her title successfully

Top-seeded Elina Svitolina successfully defended her Dubai title to continue to keep herself in contention for the world number one slot.  It was her second title of the year with an emphatic 6-4 6-0 victory against the unseeded 20-year-old Daria Kasatkina for the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships...

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Doha | Kvitova wins battle of Wimbledon champions

Petra Kvitova has had a great start to the season as she scores her 13th consecutive win in a run which included collecting the St Petersburg title a fortnight ago back and now adding the Doha crown for her 22nd title overall. The Czech, a two-time Wimbledon champion, beat the current reigning SW19 title holder, 3-6 6-3 6-4 having also defeated the current word number one Caroline Wozniacki in a gruelling semi-final, 3-6 7-6(3)...

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Rotterdam | Federer clocks up his 97th title

Having become a few days ago the oldest player in both genders to become world number one, Roger Federer has gone on to collect the 97th title of his exceptional and long career and set his sights on reaching 100! Only Jimmy Connors has won more and his record of 109 singles (1972-1996) could well come under pressure over the next 12 months. Martina Navratilova’s record of 167 singles (1975-2006) looks to be...

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Rotterdam | Federer captures the No.1 spot

There can’t be many records left which Roger Federer can now target. With his quarter-final victory over Robin Haase in Rotterdam on Friday, he acquired the requisite number of points to overtake Rafa Nadal as world No.1 and in the process become the oldest player to have reached that...

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