Australian Open: Karolina Pliskova knocked out by Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

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Second seed Karolina Pliskova is knocked out of the Australian Open in a 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-3) third-round defeat by Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
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Kiki Bertens column: Achilles injury stopped me playing doubles with Barty

Tennis - Fri, 01/24/2020 - 23:27
Kiki Bertens reflects on her second-round win at the Australian Open, as well as the issue of medical timeouts.
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Gauff shines before getting on with homework, Federer through and Williams exits on epic day

Tennis - Fri, 01/24/2020 - 17:18
Coco Gauff shines, Roger Federer survives a scare, Serena Williams bows out and Caroline Wozniacki says goodbye on an epic fifth day at the Australian Open.
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Serena Williams: 'I can't play like that again' after Australian Open exit

Tennis - Fri, 01/24/2020 - 17:03
Serena Williams says she made "far too many errors to be a professional athlete" as she was knocked out in the Australian Open third round.
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Australian Open: Where does Serena Williams' defeat leave the 23-time Grand Slam champion?

Tennis - Fri, 01/24/2020 - 17:02
As Serena Williams describes her defeat by Wang Qiang at the Australian Open as "unprofessional", BBC Sport looks at what's next for the 23-time Grand Slam champion.
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Six-time champion Federer survives scare to win in final-set tie-break

Tennis - Fri, 01/24/2020 - 14:22
Roger Federer survives a huge scare to beat unseeded Australian John Millman 10-8 in a final-set tie-break and reach the Australian Open fourth round.
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American teenager Gauff stuns defending champion Osaka in Melbourne

Tennis - Fri, 01/24/2020 - 09:30
American teenager Coco Gauff stuns defending champion Naomi Osaka 6-3 6-4 to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.
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Australian Open: Ruthless Novak Djokovic defeats Yoshihito Nishioka in three sets

Tennis - Fri, 01/24/2020 - 06:53
Defending champion Novak Djokovic takes only 85 minutes to defeat Yoshihito Nishioka 6-3 6-2 6-2 and reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.
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Serena Williams knocked out of Australian Open by Wang Qiang in third round

Tennis - Fri, 01/24/2020 - 05:24
Serena Williams is knocked out of the Australian Open, losing 6-4 6-7 (2-7) 7-5 to China's Wang Qiang in the third round.
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Emotional Wozniacki's career over after three-set defeat

Tennis - Fri, 01/24/2020 - 04:58
Caroline Wozniacki's hugely impressive career ends with a three-set less to Ons Jabeur in the Australian Open third round.
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Australian Open: Jamie Murray & Neal Skupski reach second round of men's doubles

Tennis - Fri, 01/24/2020 - 03:03
Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski beat Vasek Pospisil and Hubert Hurkacz in their men's doubles first-round match at the Australian Open.
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Australian Open: Ashleigh Barty beats Elena Rybakina to reach fourth round

Tennis - Fri, 01/24/2020 - 01:53
Ashleigh Barty overcomes a jittery start to defeat in-form Elena Rybakina 6-3 6-1 and reach the Australian Open fourth round.
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Jamie Murray column: Australian Open weather, ATP Cup & footballing rivalries

Tennis - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 22:23
Britain's Jamie Murray discusses the strange weather at the Australian Open, playing the ATP Cup and football rivalries with doubles partner Neil Skupski.
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Kyrgios mimics Nadal in four-set second-round win

Tennis - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 12:00
Nick Kyrgios reaches the Australian Open third round by beating Gilles Simon, with both players mimicking Rafael Nadal's service routine.
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Australian Open: Joe Salisbury beats fellow Briton Dan Evans in doubles

Tennis - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 08:06
Joe Salisbury gets the better of fellow Briton Dan Evans as he progresses to the second round of the Australian Open men's doubles.
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Australian Open: Heather Watson beaten by Elise Mertens in second round

Tennis - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 07:50
Heather Watson misses out on a place in the Australian Open third round, going down to Belgium's 16th seed Elise Mertens in a one-sided defeat.
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Australian Open: Daniil Medvedev into third round

Tennis - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 04:55
Fourth seed Daniil Medvedev reaches the third round of the Australian Open with a straight-set win over Pedro Martinez.
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Former wheelchair champion Vergeer diagnosed with breast cancer

Tennis - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 03:35
Former tennis wheelchair champion Esther Vergeer, who spent 10 years unbeaten, is diagnosed with breast cancer.
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Play on outside courts at Australian Open delayed by dust & mud from storm

Tennis - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 03:20
Play is delayed on the outside courts at the Australian Open on Thursday because of the dust and mud that came down with the rain in a storm in Melbourne.
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Australian Open: Harriet Dart hopes to make amends against Simona Halep

Tennis - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 14:14
Britain's Harriet Dart is determined to show how her game has improved when she faces Simona Halep at the Australian Open on Thursday.
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