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Serena Williams makes return to competitive tennis in Fed Cup doubles

Former world number one Serena Williams made her return to competitive tennis five months after giving birth as she teamed up with sister Venus for the US team in the Fed Cup. In what was a last-minute change to the ...

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LTA report: British tennis body 'not satisfied' with gender pay gap

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) says it pays both sexes equally for like-for-like roles, but it is “not satisfied” with its gender pay gap. In a report based on 2017 findings, it reveals there is a 31% difference between the ...

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LTA report: British tennis body 'not satisfied' with gender pay gap

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) says it pays both sexes equally for like-for-like roles, but it is “not satisfied” with its gender pay gap. In a report based on 2017 findings, it reveals there is a 31% difference between the ...

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Australian Open: Andy Lapthorne doubtful for wheelchair tennis events

Britain’s Andy Lapthorne is a doubt for the Australian Open quad singles event with a hand and wrist injury. The world number two in the division, for players with impairments in three or more limbs, has pulled out of warm-up ...

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Williams 'excited' after making return to tennis

Serena Williams was “excited to be back” after completing her first match since giving birth four months ago. The exhibition contest in Abu Dhabi against Jelena Ostapenko was the American’s first match for 11 months. Williams struggled with her movement ...

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Marion Bartoli: 'I can't wait to be back on the tennis court'

Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli tells BBC World News TV she “can’t wait to get back on the tennis court”, having decided to return to the WTA Tour in 2018, more than four years after retiring. Bartoli, 33, retired in ...

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Wheelchair Tennis Masters: Alfie Hewett beats Gordon Reid in all-British final

Alfie Hewett beat compatriot Gordon Reid in straight sets to become the first Briton to win the men’s singles title at the Wheelchair Tennis Masters. Hewett, beaten by Reid in last year’s Paralympic final, won 6-3 6-2 in one hour ...

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Wheelchair Tennis Masters: Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett progress to semi-finals

Wheelchair Tennis Masters Venue: Loughborough University Tennis Centre Dates: 29 Nov-3 Dec Coverage: Watch live across Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app. Britain’s Gordon Reid came from 5-1 down in a deciding set to beat top seed ...

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Murray the mentor – tennis star to guide Britain's best young athletes

Media playback is not supported on this device Three Grand Slam titles, two Olympic gold medals, one knighthood and a place guaranteed among the greatest British sportspeople of all time – imagine having Sir Andy Murray in your corner… For ...

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Wheelchair Tennis Masters: Gordon Reid and Andy Lapthorne win on day two

Wheelchair Tennis Masters Venue: Loughborough University Tennis Centre Dates: 29 Nov-3 Dec Coverage: Watch live across Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app. Britain’s Gordon Reid won his second pool match at the Wheelchair Tennis Masters to keep ...

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