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Defending champion and world number one Serena Williams was knocked out of the French Open by Spain’s Garbine Muguruza on Wednesday as the American star stumbled to her second worst Grand Slam defeat. The top seed lost 6-2, 6-2 in the second round to…

Henrik Stenson would gladly make golf history or become world number one, but he would rather fill the glaring gap in his career achievements by winning his first major title. And what better place and time to do it than at this week’s 78th Masters,…

Six time Grand Slam title winner Novak Djokovic claimed his fourth Miami Masters title with a dominating straight sets win over world number one Rafael Nadal on Sunday. Second seed Djokovic cruised to a 6-3, 6-3 win over Nadal in the men’s final of…

Serena Williams snapped out of her early doldrums to roar to a record seventh Miami WTA title on Saturday with a 7-5, 6-1 win over China’s Li Na. In a battle of the world’s top two players, the US world number one took her tally of WTA titles to 59 –…

Serena Williams extended her dominance of Maria Sharapova, defeating the Russian 6-4, 6-3 to reach the final of the Miami hardcourt tournament for the ninth time. World number one Williams will be seeking her second straight Miami crown when she takes…

Former world number one Novak Djokovic defeated reigning Wimbledon champ Andy Murray 7-5, 6-3 to book his semi-final berth at the Miami ATP Masters. The 26-year-old Serbian recovered from an early break in the second set to notch the victory in one…