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Indian Wells: Serena Williams return in Winning Game

Indian Wells: Serena Williams return in Winning Game

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After 404 days of no progress, previous world number 1 Serena Williams came back to the WTA circuit Thursday at Indian Wells and rapidly discovered its orientation to achieve the second. At 36, after 14 months of absence and serious medical complications following the birth of her daughter Alexis Olympia, the American still has ambition, even if she no longer has a WTA ranking.The queen of women's tennis, winner of 23 Grand Slam titles, has mastered, without having been put in danger on his service, Kazakhs Zarina Diyas, 53rd in the world, in two sets 7-5, 6-3.Everything was not perfect far from it, with a perfectible service (58% of first balls, four double faults) and a great nervousness despite the enthusiastic support of the public.But the youngest of Williams' s sisters...
Roger Federer won the match against Marin Cilic

Roger Federer won the match against Marin Cilic

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Roger federer won the men's final in Australian Open beginning at 3:30 am Sunday between Croatia's Marin Cilic. His 20th career title at a Grand Slam tournament... However, the 36-year-old Swiss had to fight hard to defeat his Croatian opponent Marin Cilic in 5 sets of 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 3-6 and 6-1. Federer had won 8 of his 9 games against Cilic before the Melbourne final.The Swiss scored a second consecutive title at the Australian Open, his sixth career. Meanwhile, Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski won the mixed doubles final with Croatia's Mate Pavic.The tandem overcame Indian Rohan Bopanna and Hungary's Timea Babos.MELBOURNE, Australia - The men's singles final tonight between Switzerland's Roger Federer, seeded second, and Croatia's Marin Cilic, ranked sixth, at the Australi
New mom Serena Williams bows on her return

New mom Serena Williams bows on her return

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Back on the field, new mom Serena Williams was defeated 6-2, 3-6, 10-5 by Jelena Ostapenko in a friendly on Saturday. Serena Williams will return to the field on January 15, this time in Melbourne, where the Australian Open begins.Williams started his leave last January. On September 1st, she gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Alexis Olympia Ohanian.The champion 23 major tournaments is currently the 22th racket of women's tennis. She plans to defend her title in Melbourne, where the Australian Open starts on January 15th.Ostapenko is ranked seventh in the WTA. Latvia triumphed at Roland-Garros in June, earning a first major title.Away from the courts for almost a year, Serena Williams was beaten by Jelena Ostapenko (6-2, 3-6, 10-5) on Saturday at the Abu Dha...