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Watch: Emotional Murray Announces Retirement Following Wimbledon

Andy Murray

A tearful Andy Murray announced he would likely retire this year due to severe pain from a hip injury, saying next week’s Australian Open could be the last tournament of a glittering career. The former world number one and three-time Grand Slam winner broke down at a press conference in Melbourne as he said the pain had become almost unbearable. …

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Tennis: Serena and Novak Victorious in Australian Open

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were champions again in Melbourne as both create their own piece of Australian Open history.    Djokovic Wins Again It was Grand Slam No.8 for Novak Djokovic as he defeated Andy Murray 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-0 on Sunday. The win puts the Serbian level with the likes of Andre Agassi, Ivan Lendl and Jimmy Connors. …

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Tennis Tuesday – Australian Open Action

It’s been a great first week at the Australian Open. There’s been plenty of shocks and thrills as record breaking crowds attended the tournament in Melbourne. Aussie Round-Up Fans were left shocked as Roger Federer was beaten by Andreas Seppi in the 3rd round on Friday afternoon. The Italian stunned Federer 6-4, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6 to break a 10-match losing …

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Tennis Tuesday – Federer & Sharapova Through In Melbourne

The first Grand Slam of the year began early on Monday morning and already we’ve had some surprises. Eight womens seeds fell on Day one but it was business as usual for Messrs Federer and Nadal.   Aussie round-up The Australian Open kicked-off on Monday with Simona Halep given the honour of being first out in the Rod Laver Arena. …

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PA Preview – A Comprehensive Look At The Australian Open

The Australian Open is upon us as fans and commentators get ready for the new tennis season. Eilis Brennan breaks down the contenders for the first Grand Slam of 2015.   Men’s Draw Defending champion Stanislas Wawrinka has been drawn against Marsel Ilhan in the opening round. He could face No.16 seed, Fabio Fognini in the 4th round. Novak Djokovic would be his …

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Tennis Tuesday – Federer & Djokovic Make IPTL Debuts

In this week’s edition of Tennis Tuesday, Eilís Brennan reviews Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic’s debuts at the IPTL as well as discussing the good news that the “Tower of Tandil” will return to tennis next month in Sydney. IPTL round-up Roger Federer enjoyed a perfect debut at the International Premier Tennis League, winning three sets to help the Indian …

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