Sport: Tennis

Roger Federer will aim to prove he is still the king of Centre Court on Monday as the ageing Swiss star starts his Wimbledon defence under intense pressure from his rivals.
Frenchman Nicolas Mahut won his first ATP title on Saturday taking the s'Hertogenbosch event with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over favourite Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland.
Romania's Simona Halep's rich vein of form continued on Saturday as she won her second successive WTA title.
Seven-time champion Roger Federer and two-time winner Rafael Nadal were lined-up as potential Wimbledon quarter-final opponents.
On June 20, 1973, Billie Jean King and 62 of her fellow players gathered at London's Gloucester Hotel to deliver a pre-Wimbledon bombshell - the formation of the WTA
World number one Serena Williams made an apology on Wednesday for comments in Rolling Stone magazine about a rape case.
It has been a bleak pre-Wimbledon week for South Africa's small contingent at the blue riband event of world tennis.
Rafael Nadal was named fifth seed for Wimbledon on Wednesday, leaving his major title rivals to ponder meeting the 2008 and 2010 champion as early as the quarterfinals.
France's Marion Bartoli withdrew before her second-round match at the Eastbourne International on Wednesday, sending second-seeded Li Na of China into the quarterfinals.
Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams has pulled out of this year's tournament because of an ongoing lower back injury.
China's Li Na began her grass season with just six days left before the start of Wimbledon, with the sixth seed beating Alize Cornet 6-2, 6-4.
Andy Murray believes his third Queen's Club title will act as the perfect foundation to launch his latest bid to win Wimbledon.
Roger Federer won his first title of the year on Sunday, beating Russia's Mikhail Youzhny 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 6-4 in the ATP final at Halle.
Top-seeded Roger Federer came from behind to beat defending champion Tommy Haas 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 and reach the final of the Gerry Weber Open.
Lleyton Hewitt insisted he still feels young at heart after the Australian recaptured his glory days with a surprise 6-2, 2-6, 6-2 win over Argentine Juan Martin del Potro.
Four-time winner Roger Federer outclassed Germany's Mischa Zverev 6-0, 6-0 on Friday to book his place in the semifinals of the Halle Open.
Defending Wimbledon champion Roger Federer made a seamless transition from clay to grass on Wednesday as he cruised into the quarterfinals of the ATP Halle Open.
Andy Murray endured a frustrating return from injury as rain disrupted his second round match against France's Nicolas Mahut at Queen's Club on Wednesday.
Lleyton Hewitt admitted he was relieved to be back on his favourite grass court as the Australian ended his losing streak with a 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 victory over Michael Russell.
Kevin Anderson has continued his charge towards the world top-20, climbing two places to a career-high 23rd in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday.
Rafael Nadal defied David Ferrer to become the first man to capture the same Grand Slam title eight times with victory in the French Open final.
Serena Williams won her second French Open title when she beat defending champion Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-4 in Saturday's final.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal moved closer to an historic eighth French Open title Friday when he defeated world No 1 Novak Djokovic 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-7 (3/7), 9-7.
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