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Serena downs Venus

Sibling rivalry was evident as the Williams sisters met in the final of the Australian Open where the winner was destined to make history. That honour went to Serena Williams who, after 82-minutes, watched a Venus backhand error on match point, hand her the title 6-4...

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Federer wins the All-Swiss clash

Earlier in the day we saw the clock turned back for the womenŠ—Ès and it looks like we could well be seeing a similar scenario in the menŠ—Ès with Roger Federer, the 17th seed, just edging past his Swiss compatriot Stan Wawrinka, the fourth seed, to reach his sixth Australian Open final where he could well face Rafa Nadal who plays in the second semi...

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Konta doesn’t fear Serena

JO Konta believes a major key to upsetting Serena Williams is the knowledge she has picked up playing her sister Venus and other Grand Slam champions. The British No.1 would emulate her run to the semi-finals of the 2016 Australian Open if she were to overcome Serena, a winner of 22 Slams, in their first...

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Konta makes last eight

JO Konta is looking forward to Š—“an incredible experienceŠ— against Serena Williams after becoming the only Brit to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open. With compatriots Andy Murray and Dan Evans falling in the men’s event at the same stage, Konta defeated Ekaterina Makarova for a second successive year in the fourth...

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