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Serena Williams of the US raises her arms after defeating Venus Williams of the US during their women's final match at the US Open Tennis Tournament on September 7, 2002
Venus Williams pulls out of China Open
World number 19 Venus Williams pulls out of her match against Petra Kvitova at the China Open due to illness.
06:15
Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates his 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 win over Sam Querrey of the US during their 2014 US Open men's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 30, 2014
Finishing world number one motivates Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic speaks of his determination to maintain his place at the top of the world rankings.
16:36
Britain's Andy Murray reacts to losing a point against Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov during their men's singles quarter-final match on day nine of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 2, 2014
Andy Murray vows to 'work on' bad temper
Andy Murray says that he still needs to work on his temper and attitude on the court.
12:56
Ross Hutchins of Great Britain looks on during previews ahead of the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie between Croatia and Great Britain at Stadion Stella Maris on September 12, 2013
New ATP role for ex-tennis player Ross Hutchins
Retired tennis player Ross Hutchins steps down as tournament director of the Aegon Championships to become the ATP's vice president of player relations.
Sep 30, 16:45
Stanislas Wawrinka in action against Feliciano Lopez during round two of the Paris Masters on October 30, 2013
Stanislas Wawrinka accepts shock Japan exit
Stanislas Wawrinka admits that he deserved his shock defeat to Tatsuma Ito in round one of the Japan Open.
Sep 30, 13:53
Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning a point against Kei Nishikori during the Madrid Masters final on May 11, 2014
Rafael Nadal aims to put injury woes behind him
Rafael Nadal insists that he is in good shape after overcoming a wrist injury.
Sep 27, 14:04
Serena Williams in action against Jelena Jankovic during their WTA Championships match on October 26, 2013
Serena Williams explains Wuhan Open retirement
Serena Williams reveals that a feeling of nausea was behind her retirement in the second round of the Wuhan Open
Sep 23, 17:46
Victoria Azarenka celebrates victory over Yvonne Meusburger in their Australian Open third round match on January 18, 2014
Victoria Azarenka to miss rest of season
Two-time Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka confirms that she will sit out the rest of the season through injury.
Sep 21, 12:01
Caroline Wozniacki celebrates her win over Ying-Ying Duan during the first round of the US Open on August 27, 2013
Caroline Wozniacki, Ana Ivanovic to meet in Pan Pacific Open final
Caroline Wozniacki and Ana Ivanovic will meet in Sunday's Pan Pacific Open final after beating Garbine Muguruza and Angelique Kerber respectively.
Sep 20, 14:30
China's Li Na delivers a speech after her victory against Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova during the women's singles final on day 13 of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 25, 2014
Li Na forced to retire from tennis through injury
China's Li Na is forced to announce her retirement from tennis after failing to recover from surgery on a persistent knee injury.
Sep 19, 06:33
Li Na celebrates after her win over Katerina Makarova in their Australian Open fourth round match on January 19, 2014
Li Na's injuries to force her into retirement?
Asia's most successful tennis player Li Na is reportedly planning to announce her retirement tomorrow due to injuries.
Sep 18, 10:30
Roger Federer of Switzerland stretches to make a return during the Gentlemen's Singles Final match against Novak Djokovic on July 6, 2014
Roger Federer "very pleased" to reach Davis Cup final with Switzerland
World number three Roger Federer says that he is "very pleased" to have helped Switzerland reach the Davis Cup final, where they will face France in November.
Sep 14, 15:14
Andy Murray of Great Britain returns the ball to France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during their Mubadala World Tennis Championship match in the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi on December 26, 2013
Andy Murray handed wildcard for China Open
Andy Murray is handed a wildcard for the China Open, which begins in Beijing on September 27.
Sep 12, 12:28
Ross Hutchins of Great Britain looks on during previews ahead of the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie between Croatia and Great Britain at Stadion Stella Maris on September 12, 2013
British tennis player Ross Hutchins announces retirement
British tennis player Ross Hutchins, who won his battle against cancer earlier this year, announces his retirement from the sport.
Sep 12, 11:15
Juan Martin Del Potro celebrates his win against Paul-Henri Mathieu during their Swiss Indoors quarter-final tennis match on October 25, 2013
Juan Martin del Potro delays comeback from back injury
Juan Martin del Potro delays his comeback from a wrist injury for at least another month.
Sep 12, 02:59
Marin Cilic of Croatia celebrates after winning the US Open at Flushing Meadows, New York on September 8, 2014
Goran Ivanisevic: 'Marin Cilic can win more Grand Slams'
Goran Ivanisevic is confident that Marin Cilic will achieve more success at Grand Slams after winning the US Open.
Sep 9, 22:00
Marin Cilic of Croatia celebrates after winning the US Open at Flushing Meadows, New York on September 8, 2014
Marin Cilic hopes to inspire players "losing motivation" after US Open win
Marin Cilic hopes that he can inspire players who are "losing motivation" after winning his first Grand Slam title at the US Open.
Sep 9, 08:19
Japan's Kei Nishikori returns to US player Denis Kudla during their men's singles second round match on June 26, 2014
Kei Nishikori: "I couldn't play my tennis"
Kei Nishikori admits that Marin Cilic was simply too good for him in the US Open final, after emphatically losing in straight sets to the Croatian at Flushing Meadows.
Sep 9, 01:50
Marin Cilic of Croatia poses with the trophy after winning the US Open at Flushing Meadows, New York on September 8, 2014
Marin Cilic: "I don't know how I did it"
Marin Cilic admits that he cannot believe how far he has come over the past 12 months after winning his first Grand Slam with victory over Kei Nishikori at the US Open.
Sep 9, 01:18
Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a shot to Rafael Nadal of Spainduring the Final of the Sony Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 30, 2014
Novak Djokovic withdraws from Davis Cup duty
"Fatigue" forces world number one Novak Djokovic to pull out of Serbia's Davis Cup clash against India.
Sep 8, 12:56
Caroline Wozniacki in action against Monica Niculescu during the Western & Southern Open on August 14, 2013
Caroline Wozniacki pays tribute to "unbelievable" Serena Williams
Caroline Wozniacki calls Serena Williams an "inspiration" after losing to the American in the US Open final.
Sep 8, 01:25
Serena Williams jumps for joy with the trophy after winning the US Open in New York on September 7, 2014
Serena Williams overjoyed with "wonderful" US Open triumph
Serena Williams admits it was a "wonderful feeling" to claim an 18th Grand Slam title by beating Caroline Wozniacki in the US Open final.
Sep 7, 23:28
Marin Cilic of Croatia celebrates after defeating Illya Marchenko of Ukraine in their men's singles second round match on Day Five of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2014
Marin Cilic reflects on "amazing" Roger Federer win
Marin Cilic reflects on his "amazing" US Open last-four win over Roger Federer and envisions a "sensational day" for him and co-finalist Kei Nishikori on Monday.
Sep 7, 00:55
Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the third set in his quarter-final match against Stanislas Wawrinka at the Australian Open in Melbourne on January 21, 2014
Novak Djokovic: 'I wasn't myself'
Novak Djokovic admits that he was a long way off his best during today's shock US Open semi-final defeat to Kei Nishikori of Japan.
Sep 6, 21:49
Japan's Kei Nishikori celebrates winning his men's singles third round match against Italy's Simon Bolelli on day seven of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 30, 2014
Kei Nishikori delighted to reach first Grand Slam final
Kei Nishikori is delighted to have reached his first Grand Slam final courtesy of a shock victory over Novak Djokovic in the last four at Flushing Meadows today.
Sep 6, 21:36
Serena Williams of the US celebrates her win against Kaia Kanepi of Estonia following their 2014 US Open women's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 1, 2014
Serena Williams: 'My hard work is paying off'
World number one Serena Williams believes that her preparations for Wimbledon earlier this year have paid off in her run to the US Open final.
Sep 6, 13:12
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark celebrates after winning her Ladies' Singles third round match against Ana Konjuh of Croatia on day five of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 27, 2014
Caroline Wozniacki relishing second US Open final
Caroline Wozniacki claims that she has goose bumps after beating Shuai Peng to seal her second US Open final.
Sep 6, 02:00
Serena Williams of the US celebrates her win against Kaia Kanepi of Estonia following their 2014 US Open women's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 1, 2014
Serena Williams targets Caroline Wozniacki for history
Seventeen-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams targets a US Open final win over Caroline Wozniacki to "make a little history".
Sep 5, 23:57
Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts after beating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their semi-final match in the ATP Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on February 28, 2014
Roger Federer "unbelievably happy" with five-sets win over Gael Monfils
Five-time US Open champion Roger Federer reveals that he is "unbelievably happy" after saving two match points against Gael Monfils.
Sep 5, 09:38
Britain's Andy Murray reacts to losing a point against Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov during their men's singles quarter-final match on day nine of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 2, 2014
Richard Krajicek: 'Andy Murray has had an exceptional year'
Former Wimbledon champion Richard Krajicek springs to the defence of Andy Murray.
Sep 4, 23:43
Andy Murray of Great Britian plays against Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia during their 2014 US Open men's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2014
Andy Murray: US Open exit is a "shame"
British number one Andy Murray admits that his US Open quarter-final exit at the hands of Novak Djokovic highlights that he needs to improve his game.
Sep 4, 07:59
Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates his 6-1, 7-5, 6-4 win over Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany during their 2014 US Open men's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 1, 2014
Novak Djokovic praises "immense" Andy Murray
World number one Novak Djokovic admits that he is "very glad to get through" at the US Open after battling past Andy Murray is a thrilling quarter-final encounter.
Sep 4, 06:58
Japan's Kei Nishikori returns to US player Denis Kudla during their men's singles second round match on June 26, 2014
Kei Nishikori 'very happy' with quarter-final win
Kei Nishikori expresses his delight after defeating Stanislas Wawrinka in the quarter-finals of the US Open.
Sep 4, 01:12
Andy Murray of Great Britian celebrates a shot while playing Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France during their 2014 US Open men's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 1, 2014
Andy Murray to draw on past experience
British number one Andy Murray says that he will draw on past experience in an attempt to overcome Novak Djokovic at the US Open quarter-finals stage.
Sep 2, 19:59
Kei Nishikori of Japan plays a backhand in his second round match against Dusan Lajovic of Serbia during day four of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 16, 2014
Kei Nishikori: 'I had to keep fighting to beat Milos Raonic'
Kei Nishikori insists that he had to 'keep fighting' against Milos Raonic in order to reach his first US Open quarter-final following a five-set battle.
Sep 2, 07:42
Victoria Azarenka celebrates victory over Yvonne Meusburger in their Australian Open third round match on January 18, 2014
Victoria Azarenka pays credit to beaten opponent Aleksandra Krunic
Victoria Azarenka has praised opponent Aleksandra Krunic, whom she beat to reach the quarter-finals of the US Open.
Sep 2, 06:47
Andy Murray of Great Britian plays against Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia during their 2014 US Open men's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2014
Andy Murray: 'I still have work to do after beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga'
Andy Murray insists that he still has plenty of work to do before he can think about going all the way in the US Open.
Sep 2, 06:22
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga returns the ball to Victor Hanescu during their match in the ATP Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on February 25, 2014
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga: 'I'm less afraid of Andy Murray now'
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga insists that he is "less afraid" of Andy Murray because the Scotsman has not won a title since Wimbledon 2013.
Sep 1, 06:50
Caroline Wozniacki celebrates her win over Ying-Ying Duan during the first round of the US Open on August 27, 2013
Caroline Wozniacki: 'Beating Maria Sharapova in US Open means so much to me'
Caroline Wozniacki admits that beating Maria Sharapova to a place in the quarter-finals of the US Open means "so much" to her.
Sep 1, 06:28
Andy Murray of Great Britian plays against Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia during their 2014 US Open men's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2014
Andy Murray: 'I'm in very good shape"
Eighth seed Andy Murray says that he is in a "very good shape" after advancing into the fourth round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows.
Aug 31, 15:44