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Reflections: Australian Open Day 8

Upset of the day: The men in black (above) Eric Butorac/Raven Klaasen def [1] Bob and Mike Bryan 7-6, 6-4. And this upset happened too: [20] Dominika Cibulkova def [3] Maria Sharapova 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. After the match, Sharapova, who said she was suffering from a strain in the hip area, explained “I don’t think it’s […]

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Daria Azarenka? Vika Gushes About Grandmother

Two-time defending Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka defeated Barbora Zahlavova Strycova 6-1, 6-4 on Thursday in Melbourne. After her match, she revealed that her grandmother is the reason her name is “Victoria.” “I had to thank her because my parents wanted to call my Daria, and I don’t think that suits me at all. They actually […]

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Reflections: Australian Open Day 2

Photo of the day: Poor Frank Dancevic had a rough loss against Benoit Paire, seeming to collapse from the heat at one point. But he got up and powered through, and even managed to give the photographers some funny faces with his ice bags while trying to stay cool. Match of the day: [18] Gilles Simon […]

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Players Attend 2014 Australian Open Kids Day

As usual, there was much fun to be had on kids day at the Australian Open on Saturday in Melbourne. Lleyton Hewitt, Eugenie Bouchard, Samantha Stosur, Roger Federer, Victoria Azarenka, Rafael Nadal and Pat Rafter took park in the festivities on Rod Laver Arena, along with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Sponge Bob and a starfish […]

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Djokovic & Azarenka Assist At Australian Open Draw

The 2014 Australian Open draw is out and there are definitely some shocking first-round matches (Rafael Nadal vs Bernard Tomic?!). Defending champions Victoria Azarenka and Novak Djokovic posed with the Aussie trophies Friday before the draw and managed to escape before the madness happened. View the full men’s draw here. View the full women’s draw […]

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Azarenka Plays Tennis On Melbourne Central Roof

Victoria Azarenka is the latest star to visit “Nike Centre Court” on the roof at Melbourne Central. On Wednesday, she played tennis with some lucky girls, no doubt giving them tips on how to win an Australian Open. (Photos: Getty Images)

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Serena, Ivanovic, Li Na Emerge As Winners In Week 1

  World No.1 Serena Williams continued her dominating form, defeating Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 7-5 to win the Brisbane International on Saturday. She said after, “I’m happy I was able to play both Maria and Victoria, because they brought their A games against me. I know now what I need to do for Melbourne. I look forward to it.” In […]

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2014 Tweets: Players Wish Us A Happy New Year

Players are ringing in the new year from Doha, Chennai, Perth, Brisbane, Auckland and more and tweeting their well wishes. Take a look at how some of the players celebrated and sent their love. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova was festive Brisbane: Happy 2014 from Brisbane everyone!!! Not much celebration for me..as im on for my match tomorrow […]

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Quick Hits

Roger Federer had a practice hit with Lleyton Hewitt on Sunday at the Brisbane International. Victoria Azarenka defeated world No. 1 Serena Williams 7-5, 6-3 at the Hua Hin World Tennis Invitational in Thailand on Saturday. Eugenie Bouchard is looking pretty in Perth and excited for the New Year’s Eve bash there. Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic […]

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Serena, Azarenka Walk In Thailand Fashion Show

Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams walked the catwalk Friday in a fashion show at the International Hotel at Hua Hin in Thailand. The world numbers 1 and 2 wore silk dresses as they strutted their stuff ahead of their exhibition in Thailand, which will take place Saturday. Watch! (Photos: Getty Images; Video: DailyMail via YouTube)

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