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Coronavirus spread: Indian Wells cancelled because of concerns

Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu won last year's WTA title at Indian Wells

 

The Indian Wells tournament has been cancelled because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus.

The tournament, a combined ATP and WTA event which is one of the biggest and most prestigious outside of the Grand Slams, was due to start this week.

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Australian Open: Novak Djokovic beats Dominic Thiem to win 17th Grand Slam

Victory means Novak Djokovic will reclaim the world number one spot from Rafael Nadal on Monday

 

Novak Djokovic defended his Australian Open crown and won a 17th Grand Slam after digging deep into his physical and mental reserves to beat Dominic Thiem in a gripping five-set final.

The Serbian second seed won 6-4 4-6 2-6 6-3 6-4 for a record-extending eighth title at Melbourne Park.

Read more: Australian Open: Novak Djokovic beats Dominic Thiem to win 17th Grand Slam

US Open 2019: Rafael Nadal beats Diego Schwartzman to reach US Open semi-finals

Rafael Nadal is chasing a 19th Grand Slam title




Rafael Nadal remains the favourite to win the US Open and move within one on Roger Federer's tally of 20 Grand Slams after a hard-fought quarter-final win over Diego Schwartzman.

Spanish second seed Nadal won 6-4 7-5 6-2 against the Argentine 20th seed.

Read more: US Open 2019: Rafael Nadal beats Diego Schwartzman to reach US Open semi-finals

Maria Sharapova retires: Five-time Grand Slam champion 'says goodbye' to tennis at 32




Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is "saying goodbye" to tennis at the age of 32.

In an article written for Vogue and Vanity Fair, Sharapova said her body "had become a distraction" after a struggle with shoulder injuries.

Read more: Maria Sharapova retires: Five-time Grand Slam champion 'says goodbye' to tennis at 32

Rafael Nadal wins damages over doping claim by Roselyne Bachelot

Rafael Nadal is world number one in the men's singles ranking




A Paris court has ordered former French Sports Minister Roselyne Bachelot to pay 12,000 euros (£10,700; $14,000) to tennis star Rafael Nadal over a doping allegation.

Nadal sued her for damages, saying her comments were harmful to his image. He had sought 100,000 euros in damages.

Read more: Rafael Nadal wins damages over doping claim by Roselyne Bachelot


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