Serena Williams defeats Francesca Schiavone in Toronto opener
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Serena Williams defeats Francesca Schiavone in Toronto opener

Williams next faces No.13 seed Kirsten Flipkens, who beat Dutch qualifier Kiki Bertens 7-5, 3-6, 6-2.

Flipkens ousts Venus Williams in first round at Toronto
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Flipkens ousts Venus Williams in first round at Toronto

Flipkens leveled the match with a break in the 10th game of the second frame, and once the 13th-seeded Belgian had forced the third set it was Williams who couldn't keep pace.

Venus Williams excited to be back in action in Toronto
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Venus Williams excited to be back in action in Toronto

Williams suffered her earliest French Open exit in 12 years in May, when she crashed to a first-round defeat to Poland's Urszula Radwanska.

Maria Sharapova pulls out of Stanford event due to hip injury
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Maria Sharapova pulls out of Stanford event due to hip injury

Sharapova and Flipkens will be replaced in the 28-player draw by world number 46 Daniela Hantuchova and Christina McHale, who is ranked 79th.

Wimbledon 2013: Dozing Marion Bartoli reveals sleepy secret of semi-final win
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Wimbledon 2013: Dozing Marion Bartoli reveals sleepy secret of semi-final win

Marion Bartoli revealed a pre-match nap in the locker room was the secret of her success as the French 15th seed raced into the Wimbledon final with a 6-1, 6-2 demolition of Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens on Thursday.

Wimbledon 2013: Marion Bartoli in ladies
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Wimbledon 2013: Marion Bartoli in ladies' singles final

Marion Bartoli wasted little time in advancing to her second Wimbledon final, dancing and grunting her way to a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Kirsten Flipkens on Thursday.

Tomic troubles aid Marion Bartoli
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Tomic troubles aid Marion Bartoli's Wimbledon dream

Bartoli, the 28-year-old 15th seed, reached her third career Grand Slam semi-final -- and second at Wimbledon -- with a 6-4, 7-5 win over 20-year-old American, Sloane Stephens on Tuesday.

Kirsten Flipkens vows to continue Wimbledon fairytale
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Kirsten Flipkens vows to continue Wimbledon fairytale

Fittingly for a tournament shaped by upsets, Flipkens' clash with Bartoli, who was beaten by Venus Williams in the 2007 Wimbledon final, is one of two surprising last four match-ups.

Wimbledon 2013: Underdog Flipkens defeats Kvitova to reach semi-finals
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Wimbledon 2013: Underdog Flipkens defeats Kvitova to reach semi-finals

The 27-year-old, a close friend of fellow Belgian and former Grand Slam champion Kim Clijsters, wore down the more powerful Kvitova in two hours and five minutes of attritional tennis under the Centre Court roof.

Victoria Azarenka rallies to reach Indian Wells fourth round
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Victoria Azarenka rallies to reach Indian Wells fourth round

In the round of 16 she'll face Poland's Urszula Radwanska, a 6-0, 7-6 (7/4) winner over American Jamie Hampton.

Nishikori inspired by Murray
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Nishikori inspired by Murray's US Open win

Rising star Kei Nishikori said on Thursday he needed to emulate US Open champion Andy Murray's new aggressive style of play if he is to challenge the top players in the men's game.

Andy Murray receives rousing welcome in hometown
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Andy Murray receives rousing welcome in hometown

Thousands of people lined the streets in gloomy Scottish weather on Sunday to give Andy Murray a rousing welcome to his hometown of Dunblane as he celebrated his Olympic and U.S. Open victories.

More than 16 million watch Andy Murray
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More than 16 million watch Andy Murray's US Open win

Andy Murray's five-set victory over Novak Djokovic in the U.S. Open final was watched by more than 16 million on TV, an increase from last year's 11.8 million and the highest total since 2007.

All hail Murray for putting Britain on tennis map
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All hail Murray for putting Britain on tennis map

British leaders, tennis chiefs and former players on Tuesday hailed Andy Murray's grit after the Scot became the first British man to win a Grand Slam since 1936.

Andy Murray truly in the
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Andy Murray truly in the 'Big Four': Novak Djokovic

Andy Murray's Grand Slam breakthrough title at the US Open on Monday has secured the Scotsman's spot among the "Big Four" in this men's tennis era, according to the man he dethroned as champion.

British press lauds Andy Murray landmark
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British press lauds Andy Murray landmark

British newspapers hailed Andy Murray's historic achievement in the US Open final on Monday as he ended a 76-year wait for a British men's Grand Slam champion by beating Novak Djokovic.

Modest Andy Murray says he
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Modest Andy Murray says he's not the best player of 2012

Andy Murray may have captured the US Open and Olympic titles, but he insisted Tuesday that Roger Federer and vanquished New York rival Novak Djokovic remain the standout players of 2012.

Andy Murray
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Andy Murray's moment of history on Twitter

How Andy Murray's historic US Open triumph on Monday played out on Twitter:

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