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Andy Murray makes bold decision to hire Amélie Mauresmo as coach

British tennis star Andy Murray, who has been without a coach since March of this year, just announced he is hiring former world No. 1 Amélie Mauresmo. Only two weeks away from the start of Wimbledon, the defending champion surprised the tennis world by appointing the Frenchwoman to help him retain his title. Few male professionals are …

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2014 Australian Open Tennis Twitter Party

The Golden Globes may be over but the Australian Open is just beginning. To make your job of tracking the ladies playing in Melbourne easier, we’ve compiled a list of top tennis Twitter accounts. Keep up with all the action, see what the players are saying here and follow #ausopen. Tweets from https://twitter.com/PrettyTough/ausopen-2014

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Contenders for the 2014 Australian Open

Once the U.S. Open has come and gone, the average tennis fan turns attention toward the Australian Open. There’s great tennis going on at smaller events between now and December, but Grand Slams draw the most attention, and that’s why we’re already excited for Melbourne! In looking toward the women’s tournament at the Australian Open, …

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U.S Open Champ Serena Williams is Simply the Best

Wow. Just wow. Serena Williams is simply the best. Many are even referring to the last few months as the “Summer of Serena.” Not only is she surviving, but at 30 years of age she is thriving. Coming back from the brink of defeat,  the fourth-ranked Williams showed her mettle and won the 2012 U.S. …

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Sharapova storms into French Open final and reclaims No. 1 ranking

Ahh, springtime in Paris. A great place to be if your name is Maria Sharapova. Sharapova reached her first French Open final and reclaimed the No. 1 world ranking by beating fourth-seed Petra Kvitova  Not only did her 6-3 6-3 defeat of  Kvitova allow her to move within two sets of fulfilling her dream of …

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Shocker: Serena Ousted in First Round of #FrenchOpen

The 2012 French Open got an infusion of drama late Tuesday when 13-time Grand Slam title winner Serena Williams suffered a stunning first-round loss to 111th-ranked Virginie Razzano of France.  The 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 upset was Williams’ worst Grand Slam defeat in 47 appearances. It looked like Williams, the tournament’s fifth seed, had the …

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