Motherhood Helps Serena Williams Reach Brink Of History As 38 Looms
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Motherhood Helps Serena Williams Reach Brink Of History As 38 Looms

Serena Williams could become only the fourth mother in the Open Era to win a Grand Slam title after Aussies Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong Cawley and Belgium's Kim Clijsters.

Sania Mirza Shares Son Izhaan
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Sania Mirza Shares Son Izhaan's Smiling Picture On Instagram

Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik had a baby son in October.

Sania Mirza Hits The Gym For First Time After Having A Baby, Says She Was "Like A Kid In Candy Shop"

Sania Mirza Hits The Gym For First Time After Having A Baby, Says She Was "Like A Kid In Candy Shop"

Other tennis stars like Serena Williams and Kim Clijsters played tennis after becoming a parent.

Wimbledon 2017: Kim Clijsters Makes Male Fan Put On White Skirt
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Wimbledon 2017: Kim Clijsters Makes Male Fan Put On White Skirt

Kim Clijsters had asked the crowd where she should serve to win the point. A male fan in the crowd shouted "body". Clijsters then invited the man to play a point.

Roger Federer stunned by Lleyton Hewitt in Brisbane International final
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Roger Federer stunned by Lleyton Hewitt in Brisbane International final

The 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 win over Roger Federer was Lleyton Hewitt's 29th title on the ATP tour but his first since 2010.

Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka to win Brisbane International
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Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka to win Brisbane International

In what could be a dress rehearsal for the Australian Open final, Williams won a close first set then edged Azarenka in the second to win 6-4, 7-5 in 98 minutes.

Roger Federer survives scare to reach Brisbane final
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Roger Federer survives scare to reach Brisbane final

Roger Federer was outplayed for large parts of the match but lifted when it mattered to beat the eighth seeded Chardy in three sets 6-3, 6-7 (3/7), 6-3.

Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova in Brisbane semifinals
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Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova in Brisbane semifinals

Serena Williams' 6-2, 7-6 (7) win against Maria Sharapova helped her set-up a title clash against Victoria Azarenka.

Roger Federer gives tennis masterclass, enters Brisbane semis
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Roger Federer gives tennis masterclass, enters Brisbane semis

The top seeded Roger Federer booked a semi-final against France's Jeremy Chardy with his imperious 57-minute 6-1, 6-1 win over an outclassed Marinko Matosevic.

Victoria Azarenka beats Jelena Jankovic to reach Brisbane final
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Victoria Azarenka beats Jelena Jankovic to reach Brisbane final

Victoria Azarenka will now face Serena Williams who beat third-seeded Maria Sharapova, for the title.

Gilles Simon says injury contributed to Brisbane loss
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Gilles Simon says injury contributed to Brisbane loss

An out-of-sorts Gilles Simon, who had a first round bye, was unable to make any impression on Marius Copil during the 7-5, 6-3 loss.

Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova to meet in Brisbane semifinals
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Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova to meet in Brisbane semifinals

While Serena Williams cruised to an easy 6-3, 6-3 win over Diminika Cibulkova, Maria Sharapova took two hours to go past 2012 Brisbane champion Kaia Kanepi.

Brisbane International: Roger Federer opens 2014 with a steady win
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Brisbane International: Roger Federer opens 2014 with a steady win

The 32-year-old Swiss star is not suddenly turning to a serve-volley mindset, but he did venture to the net with good effect in his second-round match against Nieminen as he honed certain parts of his game.

Brisbane International: Maria Sharapova crushes Caroline Garcia in comeback
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Brisbane International: Maria Sharapova crushes Caroline Garcia in comeback

Maria Sharapova had not played since a shoulder injury forced her off the tour in August, but she made up for lost time when she beat Garcia 6-3, 6-0 in just 64 minutes on Pat Rafter Arena.

Brisbane International: Maria Sharapova cruises to easy win in comeback match
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Brisbane International: Maria Sharapova cruises to easy win in comeback match

Caroline Garcia of France had no answer to a ruthless Maria Sharapova who crushed her 6-3, 6-0 in just a little over an hour.

Fighting Serena Williams sounds warning on winning form
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Fighting Serena Williams sounds warning on winning form

Serena Williams had only four losses in a stellar 2013, a year that included her 16th and 17th Grand Slams at Roland Garros and the US Open.

Sabine Lisicki cruises in heatwave conditions
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Sabine Lisicki cruises in heatwave conditions

Sabine Lisicki defeated Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3, 6-4 in 89 minutes to enter the second round of Brisbane International.

Injured Caroline Wozniacki withdraws from Brisbane International
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Injured Caroline Wozniacki withdraws from Brisbane International

The former world number one hurt her shoulder during training and decided to pull out of Brisbane to avoid the risk of further damage.

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