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Tennis-Serena Williams to end Indian Wells boycott after 14 years


- World number one Serena Williams has buried the hatchet and will return to Indian Wells to play in the tournament she has boycotted for 14 years after suffering racist abuse.

Factbox: Australian Open champion Serena Williams

MELBOURNE - Factbox on American Serena Williams, who won her 19th grand slam title with a 6-3 7-6(5) victory over Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open on Saturday:

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Factbox: Australian Open women's singles champions

MELBOURNE - List of Australian Open women's singles champions since the event began in 1922 (Australian unless stated):

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Romanian Halep splits with coach Fissette

BUCHAREST - Romanian world number four Simona Halep has split with her Belgian coach Wim Fissette, she announced on Thursday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 06 Nov 2014

World number one Williams walloped by Halep

SINGAPORE - Simona Halep handed an out-of-sorts Serena Williams the joint heaviest defeat of her long and illustrious career as the Romanian beat the world number one 6-0 6-2 at the WTA Finals on Wednesday.

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Halep conjures up match of her life to beat Serena

SINGAPORE - French Open finalist Simona Halep produced her best ever tennis to stun Serena Williams 6-0 6-2 at the WTA Finals on Wednesday but the Romanian is keeping her feet firmly on the ground.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 22 Oct 2014

Factbox: Reactions to retirement of China's Li Na

BEIJING - Reactions to the decision of Asian tennis trailblazer Li Na to retire on Friday due to knee injuries:

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Slow start cost her chance at glory, Wozniacki says

NEW YORK - Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki said nerves and a slow start cost her any chance of beating Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 07 Sep 2014

Williams, Wozniacki put friendship aside in final

NEW YORK - For Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki, there is a time for friendship and a time for business, and business does not get much more serious than a grand slam final.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 06 Sep 2014

Profiles of U.S. Open women's finalists

NEW YORK - Brief biographies of the women's finalists at the 2014 U.S. Open (prefix number denotes seeding):

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Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows in New York, in this August 31, 2008 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/Files

Who will rule at the U.S. Open?

Get all the latest news, pictures and analysis as tennis stars gather in New York's Flushing Meadows for the 2010 U.S. Open.  Full Coverage