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Jul 5, 2014 — At the tennis tournament this year, as in years past, a Harris hawk named Rufus has been soaring above the stadium. His job is to keep pigeons from trespassing onto the iconic grass on Centre Court.
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Mar 30, 2014 — Martina Hingis and Sabine Lisicki had entered the Sony Open near Miami, Fla., on a wild card granted by organizers.
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Jan 26, 2014 — The Swiss underdog won his first Grand Slam singles title with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 upset of favored Rafael Nadal, who suffered a back injury.
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Jan 25, 2014 — The Chinese tennis star defeated her Slovakian opponent, Dominika Cibulkova, 7-6 (3), 6-0. It's Li's second Grand Slam title after she won at the French Open in 2011.
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Jan 24, 2014 — Spain's Rafael Nadal reaches his third Australian Open championship after defeating his longtime Swiss rival 7-6(4), 6-3, 6-3 Friday in Melbourne. Nadal faces Stan Wawrinka in the final.
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Jan 21, 2014 — The three-time defending champion lost to Stanislas Wawrinka in another five-set thriller. Djokovic joins other familiar names who have been beaten Down Under. They include Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova on the women's side.
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Oct 15, 2013 — Recently retired tennis players Andy Roddick, 31, and James Blake, 33, will be joining a circuit of senior players next year, playing alongside legends such as John McEnroe and Andre Agassi.
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Sep 9, 2013 — After four grueling sets No. 2 Rafael Nadal defeated No. 1 Novak Djokovik to win the U.S. Open men's singles title 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.
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Sep 8, 2013 — Serena Williams overcame the wind and more than a dozen unforced errors Sunday to defeat Victoria Azarenka in the U.S. Open women's singles championship match. The win is Williams' fifth U.S. Open win and 17th Grand Slam singles title.
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Aug 29, 2013 — For Venus Williams, a three-hour tennis match came down to a third-set tiebreaker against Zheng Jie of China at the U.S. Open Wednesday night. But the world's former No. 1 player couldn't get past 44 unforced errors, and Zheng outlasted her in a rain-delayed match.
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