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Tennis umpire struck in eye by angry Canadian player has surgery

Arnaud Gabas had surgery on a fractured bone under his left eye after being hit by a ball struck by Canadian player Denis Shapovalov.

 Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal to part ways with long time coach and uncle

Toni Nadal has opted to scale back his all-tennis lifestyle to train a new generation of players.

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The obsolete first verse, which includes the worlds "Germany above all else", was performed by a soloist at the Fed Cup in Hawaii.

Awkward! German tennis star shocked after Nazi-era version of national anthem accidently sung

The obsolete anthem used before a Fed Cup match starts with "Germany above all else".

Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina.

Defending Davis Cup champs Argentina fall in first round

Defending champion Argentina was knocked out of the Davis Cup in the first round by Italy today.

Watch: Angry Davis Cup tennis star gets massive fine for smashing ball straight into umpire's eye

The Canadian player was immediately disqualified for this stupid act, and later fined.

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New Zealand number one Finn Tearney was knocked out of the ASB Classic by Donald Young, going down 6-2 6-3 in 66 minutes.

New Zealand's Davis Cup hope dashed after heavy loss to India

Artem Sitak and Michael Venus had earlier given the Kiwis a sniff of victory with a four-set, come-from-behind victory.

NZ doubles battle to hard-fought win, keeps Davis Cup hopes alive

Michael Venus and Artem Sitak beat their Indian opponents 3-6 7-6 6-3.

Watch: Heartwarming video shows Fed-Express surprised by wife Mirka in tunnel after beating Nadal in Australian Open final

"She's been there when I had no titles and she's still here 89 titles later," said Roger Federer.

MELBOURNE, VIC - JANUARY 29: Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball during the Mens Singles Final of the 2017 Australian Open on January 29, 2017, at Melbourne Park Tennis Centre in Melbourne, Australia.(Photo by Jason Heidrich/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Rafael Nadal out of Davis Cup after gruelling Australian Open

Nadal is taking some time off after his Australian Open final loss to Roger Federer.

 Rafael Nadal

'I believe I am going to win titles' - Rafael Nadal shoots down retirement talk

The Spaniard believes he can win a 15th Grand Slam title having been denied by Roger Federer in Melbourne.

Watch: 'I would have been happy to share it with Rafa' - humble Roger Federer thanks Nadal after Australian Open win

Federer claimed an 18th career Grand Slam title with a victory over Rafael Nadal in Melbourne.

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Interrupting a 23-time grand slam champion with your ringtone after she's just won the Australian Open probably isn’t the best way to get her attention.

Watch: Serena gives reporter death stare after phone goes off during celebratory press conference

Interrupting a 23-time grand slam champion with your ringtone after she's just won the Australian Open probably isn't the best way to get her attention.

Serena Williams reaches 'Michael Jordan status' after claiming Aussie Open crown

Serena upstaged Venus 6-4 6-4 to land not only an unprecedented seventh title at Melbourne Park but also an open-era record 23rd grand slam singles crown.

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Reynolds and his doubles partner Duarte Vale from Portugal won their semi-final 7-6, 7-6.

Kiwi junior Finn Reynolds beaten in the boys doubles final at the Australian Open

The Hawke's Bay up-and-comer says he' still buzzing from the experience.

'It's special to play with Roger again' - Rafael Nadal on Aussie Open final showdown against old foe Federer

The greatest rivalry in tennis history is set for another chapter after Nadal defeated Grigor Dimitrov in a five-set marathon.

Watch: Boiling Stan Wawrinka SNAPS his racket in half as Fed-Express takes him to school

Angry Swiss star loses plot in last night's Aussie Open semi loss to compatriot Roger Federer.

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Reynolds and his doubles partner Duarte Vale from Portugal won their semi-final 7-6, 7-6.

Good luck, Finn! Kiwi junior through to Australian Open doubles final

Finn Reynolds and his doubles partner Duarte Vale of Portugal are through to the Australian Open junior doubles final.

Video: Smooth Roger Federer manages cheeky smile after fans go bonkers over his Aussie Open semi-final win

Federer will face either Nadal or Bulgarian 15th seed Grigor Dimitrov in tomorrow's final.

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After being two sets up against Jo-Wilfred Tsonga the Swiss star narrowly missed a ball-kid with a wayward shot.

Watch: Aussie Open ball-kid almost decapitated by Stan Wawrinka - a day after junior booted from tournament

The Swiss star narrowly missed a ball-kid with a wayward shot while playing Jo-Wilfred Tsonga.

'It just wasn't meant to be': No 1 Andy Murray devastated after early Aussie Open exit

The three-time grand slam champion struggled to handle the world No.50's remarkable play at the net.

Video: Andy Murray suffers shock loss in Aussie Open fourth round

Murray, who has lost five Australian Open finals, dropped his serve eight times.

Venus Williams of the USA during the 2016 ASB Classic Womens. ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. Tuesday 5 January 2016. Copyright Photo: Chris Symes / www.photosport.nz

Venus Williams into ninth Australian Open quarter-final

The 36-year-old former world No.1 resisted a stern challenge from Mona Barthel.

'I'm super focused': Serena Williams cruises into Aussie Open fourth round

Williams has proven herself too powerful, too smart and too good for countrywoman Nicole Gibbs.

Germany's Tommy Haas makes a forehand return to France's Benoit Paire during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Veteran tennis pro Tommy Haas reveals motivation for final comeback: I want my daughter to see me play

"I would love to see (her) watch her daddy play and remember that for the rest of her life."

Venus Williams of the USA during the 2016 ASB Classic Womens. ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. Tuesday 5 January 2016. Copyright Photo: Chris Symes / www.photosport.nz

Venus Williams cruises into Aussie Open third round with dominant straight sets win

The 13th-seeded American won 6-3 6-2 against Stefanie Voegele.

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