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Tennis: Erakovic joins WTA player council

Tennis: Erakovic joins WTA player council

Kiwi tennis No1 Marina Erakovic isn't quite a veteran of the women's tennis tour but she's experienced enough to feel comfortable and to have been voted on to the player council yesterday, something which shows the respect she has from her fellow competitors.

Tennis: Favourites forced to work at US Open

Tennis: Favourites forced to work at US Open

Some busy bees made life difficult for two grizzled veterans and a pair of favourites were forced to work extra hard on steamy opening day at the US Open.

Tennis: Tough draw for Djokovic at US Open

Tennis: Tough draw for Djokovic at US Open

Top-seeded Novak Djokovic was handed a danger filled path to the final of the US Open and a possible showdown with number two Roger Federer after Thursday's draw for the season's final grand slam.

Tennis: Nadal to miss US Open

Tennis: Nadal to miss US Open

Champion Rafa Nadal has pulled out of the US Open, which begins next Monday, after failing to recover from a right wrist injury.

Tennis: Djokovic fells Federer in epic final

Tennis: Djokovic fells Federer in epic final

Novak Djokovic has claimed a second Wimbledon title after coming out on top in an extraordinary battle of wills against seven-time winner Roger Federer, eventually triumphing 6-7(7) 6-4 7-6(4) 5-7 6-4 in a gripping encounter.

Tennis: Kvitova mauls Bouchard to claim Wimbledon crown

Tennis: Kvitova mauls Bouchard to claim Wimbledon crown

After delivering a final devastating blow, Petra Kvitova lay sprawled on the turf, her arms raised in celebration having crushed tennis's would-be princess in a Wimbledon final closer to a coronation than a contest.

Tennis: In-form Federer flies into final

Tennis: In-form Federer flies into final

Roger Federer reached a ninth Wimbledon final after emerging unscathed from the crosshairs of bullet-serving giant Milos Raonic, winning 6-4 6-4 6-4 with a masterful display of the grasscourt arts.

Tennis: Cool and canny Bouchard takes success in her stride

Tennis: Cool and canny Bouchard takes success in her stride

For a 20-year-old who has been playing on the main tour for barely two years, Canada's Eugenie Bouchard is scarily confident and composed.

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