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Murray Withdraws From Marseille Open As He Considers Hip Surgery

Andy Murray has revealed that he will not contest the Marseille Open next month as he ponders whether or not to undergo surgery on his prevailing hip injury. The 31-year-old may have played his last professional game of tennis after he exited the Australian Open last Monday following a dramatic five-set battle with Roberto Bautista Agut. As well as Marseille, Murray was …

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Federer And Djokovic Pay Tribute To Retiring “Legend” Murray

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Roger Federer admitted he was shocked that tennis was to lose “legend” Andy Murray this year while long-time friend Novak Djokovic said the bombshell news had “hurt” him. Both paid tribute to the former world number one on the eve of the year’s first Grand Slam with Federer adding that the Scot should be “incredibly proud” of what he had …

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Watch: Emotional Murray Announces Retirement Following Wimbledon

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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 Match-Fixing Gang Dismantled In Spain By Police

Spanish police have dismantled a gang that allegedly fixed professional tennis competitions, detaining 15 people and probing 68 others including tennis players, one of whom played in the last US Open, they said Thursday. In a statement, the Civil Guard police force said the organisation bribed tennis players to fix matches in ITF Futures and Challenger tournaments, the lower levels …

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Tennis Royalty Federer And Serena Back For Another Season

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Tennis royalty Roger Federer and Serena Williams have been pounding balls across the net for more than 20 years and they are back for yet another season, starting in Perth at the mixed teams Hopman Cup from Saturday. Both 37 years old and with 43 Grand Slam singles titles between them, Federer is now a father and Williams a mother but …

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Serena Williams Hails Rule Changes To Protect Mothers In Tennis

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Serena Williams has described the new changes to the ‘Special Ranking’ rule introduced by the WTA for 2019 as “great” and believes the move will encourage more players to take a break from the tour to have children then come back to resume their careers. Under the new rules, returning mothers who have a special ranking that would earn them …

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