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Williams Sisters Win Aussie Doubles Crown

Beat Hantichova and Sugiyama 6-3, 6-3

(Newser) - Serena and Venus Williams won their eighth Grand Slam women's doubles title today, beating Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia and Japan's Ai Sugiyama 6-3, 6-3 in the Australian Open final. The Williams sisters, seeded 10th, were untroubled as they served out the first set in just 38 minutes on center court.... More »

Ivanovic Rallies Back to Finals

Serbian drops first 8 games to Hantuchova before storming to victory

(Newser) - Daniela Hantuchova looked to be cruising to an easy victory over Ana Ivanovic in today's Australian Open semifinal match, but the fourth-seeded Serbian came back from a 6-0, 2-0 hole to win it. Ivanovic suddenly became dominant, answering Hantuchova's volleys and taking break points to storm back to a 0-6,... More »

Sharapova Advances in Style

A smash in red and crystal, the Russian defeats Italy's Roberta Vinci

(Newser) - Maria Sharapova dazzled in her US Open performance last night. The 2006 champion, bedecked in a crystal-studded red dress, downed Italy's Roberta Vinci 6-0, 6-1 in only 50 minutes. The tennis ace, who has struggled with a shoulder injury this year, was all confidence in her custom-made togs, smashing 30... More »

Injured Serena Advances

Williams advances to Wimbledon quarterfinals despite painful cramping, rain delays

(Newser) - Serena Williams collapsed with a cramped calf during her fourth round match at Wimbledon Centre Court today. But the rain delays which have hobbled this year's tourney came to her rescue—officials paused the contest against Slovak Daniela Hantuchova minutes later, offering the American time to recover, and ultimately to... More »

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