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The surprise motivator behind Nadal's history-making resurgence

It has been far from plain sailing for Rafael Nadal in recent years and he credits his response to those troubles with his resurgence.
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WATCH: Nadal sweeps aside Wawrinka for historic 10th French Open title

There was to be no denying Rafael Nadal a slice of tennis history on Sunday as he pummelled Stan Wawrinka in the French Open final.
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Sharapova to miss Wimbledon and entire grass-court season

Former world number one Maria Sharapova had been due to compete in qualifying for Wimbledon, but will no longer be able to take part.
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French Open 2017: Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko crashes women's final, to face Simona Halep

Both Jelena Ostapenko and Timea Bacsinszky marked their birthdays on Thursday, but it was the Latvian who had extra cause for celebration.
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WATCH: Feuding French players share kiss after Roland Garros match

Simona Halep enhanced her status as favourite for the French Open, while Caroline Garcia prevailed in her grudge match with Alize Cornet.
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Rafael Nadal admits he is worried about his body lasting the French Open

French Open favourite Rafael Nadal says he is pain-free but said "we'll see what's going on" with his body going forward.
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Navratilova wants Margaret Court Arena renamed as she slams controversial tennis great

Martina Navratilova has described Margaret Court as "a racist and a homophobe" and wants her name removed at Melbourne Park.
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Kyrgios: Nadal knows he is unbeatable at Roland Garros

Rafael Nadal is a strong favourite to win a record 10th title at Roland Garros and Nick Kyrgios says rightly so.
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Youngster stuns Novak Djokovic to claim first Masters title

Showing maturity beyond his years, Alexander Zverev claimed the biggest title of his career to move into the top 10 in the world rankings.
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Andy Murray handed shock defeat in Rome

Fabio Fognini was simply too good for Andy Murray in his homeland, beating the struggling world number one in straight sets.
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WATCH: Unbelievable, no-look shot at the Madrid Open

The Madrid Open saw one of the great shots on Friday as Pablo Cuevas showed how to hit the perfect winner without even looking.
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Injured Kyrgios gets the job done in Madrid

The seeds were largely comfortable at the Madrid Open, with Grigor Dimitrov and Nick Kyrgios among the winners.
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Bouchard strikes another blow to Sharapova with Madrid win

Eugenie Bouchard came out on top in a high quality battle with Maria Sharapova in the Spanish capital.
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'She is starting at ground zero' - WTA chief on Sharapova wildcard

Steve Simon defended Maria Sharapova upcoming return in Stuttgart.
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Serena Williams responds to Ilie Nastase following 'racist' remarks about unborn baby

The 23-time Grand Slam champion supports the ITF's investigation into "racist" comments purportedly made by Ilie Nastase on Friday.
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ITF president slams Nastase abuse after Konta is reduced to tears

Johanna Konta said the abusive language which she was subjected to from Ilie Nastase "snowballed" and "got out of hand".
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WATCH: Nadal reaches Monte Carlo final after umpire howler rattles Goffin

David Goffin had the wind taken out of his sails by a terrible mistake from the chair umpire and Rafael Nadal took advantage.
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Magnificent Goffin claims Djokovic scalp

Novak Djokovic was unable to pull off another escape act as he lost to David Goffin for the first time in the principality.
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WATCH: Nick Kyrgios plays brilliant tweener in thrilling victory, Federer next

A week after Nick Kyrgios withdrew from a match with Roger Federer due to food poisoning, the two will meet in the Miami Open semifinals.
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Maria Sharapova 'absolutely' sure doping suspicions will linger

Five-time major winner Maria Sharapova says it will be hard for her to shake off suspicions as she nears the end of her 15-month doping ban.
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