Childhood photos of Marion Bartoli

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Our series of tennis players as kids continues... The latest photos I dug up are those of Wimbledon finalist and France’s No.1 Marion Bartoli. You can see little Marion receiving a trophy, skiing, cooling...

Daniela Hantuchova wears Maria Sharapova’s Australian Open dress

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Jelena Dokic advances in Hobart, dilemma awaits

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Former world No.4 Jelena Dokic continues her comeback with a 6-4, 0-6, 6-2 win over Germany's Martina Mueller at the Moorilla Hobart International on Monday. Jelena had to win three rounds of qualifying to reach...

Injured Amelie Mauresmo, Na Li withdraw from Australian Open warmup

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Amelie Mauresmo and Na Li have withdrawn from the Medibank International, the last major tuneup event before the Australian Open. Mauresmo has re-injured her left thigh, while Li has a right knee injury. "Unfortunately I have...

Na Li wins Gold Coast title

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China’s Na Li couldn’t have started her comeback in a better way. The 25-year-old won the Mondial Australian Women's Hardcourts with a 4-6 6-3 6-4 triumph over Victoria Azarenka of Belarus. Li was sidelined by...

Lindsay Davenport wins ASB Classic in Auckland

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Lindsay Davenport overcame Aravane Rezai in just 51 minutes to win ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand, her third title in four tournaments played since her comeback. The final score was 6-2 6-2. The American...

Martina Hingis guilty of doping, two-year ban

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Retired tennis star Martina Hingis was banned for two years on Friday after an independent tribunal confirmed the doping offence. Hingis retired in November following her positive test for cocaine at Wimbledon 2007. The five-time...

Na Li still strong, reaches Gold Coast final

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Na Li is playing her first tournament since late June in Birmingham, and her marvelous comeback continues. The Chinese woman advanced to the final of the Mondial Australian Women's Hardcourts with a 3-6, 6-3,...

Lindsay Davenport reaches ASB Classic final

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Lindsay Davenport reached her third final in four tournaments since her comeback with a 6-4 6-3 victory over sixth seed Tamira Paszek at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand. Note that this was Davenport’s...

Na Li comes back in style, beats top seed Nicole Vaidisova at Gold Coast

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Seems Na Li’s tough period is over. After a terribly long injury lay off, China’s best-ranked tennis player made a huge success. At the Mondial Australian Women's Hardcourts, her first tournament since the serious...