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Australia piles praise on top ranked Barty

Sydney's Daily Telegraph crowned Ashleigh Barty the 'new queen' of tennis.

Barty on top of the tennis world

Barty is only the second Australian woman to top the world rankings.

Barty beats Venus in Birmingham to close in on world number...

Barty will edge ahead of Naomi Osaka at the top of the rankings before Wimbledon by taking the Birmingham title.

Osaka defeat opens door to top spot for Barty in Birmingham

Osaka is still trying to find her legs on grass.

Pliskova sweeps past Konta to win Italian Open

Pliskova has never progressed past the semi finals in her four previous appearances in Rome.

Serena looking to turn the clock back in Rome

Rome will be Williams's fourth tournament of the season and the first since being forced to withdraw from the Miami Open in April due to a knee injury. 

Big three into Madrid last-eight as Osaka and Kvitova crash out

All plain sailing in the men's draw with all the big guns going through, there were shocks in the women's draw as some big names exiting the tournament.

Nadal on the up again, Ferrer ends career in Madrid

Ferrer calls time on a distinguished career that included 27 ATP titles and a highest ranking of No 3 in the world.

Federer ‘glad to be back’ after victorious clay return

Federer confesses he had to control his emotions during afternoon match strategy sessions with his team.

Swiss qualifier Teichmann wins maiden WTA title in Prague

Jil Teichmann defeats Karolina Muchova by six points to win the opening set before a twice break down recovery in the decider.

Madrid Open favourite Osaka recaptures spark

Osaka is looking forward to the Madrid open after spending a pain free week training at Rafael Nadal's academy.

Martic wins maiden WTA title

The victory in Istanbul could propel Petra Martic into the top 32 in the world rankings.

Halep pulls out of WTA tournament in Stuttgart

Simona Halep who has only played on clay in the Fed Cup so far this season, will now aim to return in time to play in Madrid and Rome next month.

Federer downs Anderson to reach Miami semi-finals

Roger Federer will play against Canadian starlet Denis Shapovalov in what will be a first meeting between the pair for a place in Sunday’s final.

Djokovic stunned by Bautista Agut in Miami

The defeat capped a disappointing March on US hardcourts for Novak Djokovic, who was bundled out of the third round at Indian Wells.

Federer rallies to beat 46th-ranked Albot in Miami opener

Moldova's Radu Albot never played the Swiss legend before but wasted little time in breaking Federer's serve in the first game before holding for 2-0.

Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open with knee injury

It is the second consecutive WTA event the American has been unable to continue, following her retirement from the Indian Wells tournament last week.

Canadian teen Andreescu topples Kerber to win Indian Wells WTA title

It's another giant step in a breakout season for Andreescu, who finished 2018 ranked 178th in the world.

Osaka powers past Collins into Indian Wells 4th round

Naomi Osaka will face Switzerland's Belinda Bencic in the next round.

Canadian teens ‘killing it’ in California desert

Canadian pair, Bianca Andreescu and Denis Shapovalov, continue to wow the crowds as they push on in Indian Wells.

Sky high Swiss: Bencic plans parachute jump to celebrate Dubai title

Saturday's title -- the third of Benecic's career -- will see her jump to 23 in the new world rankings from her current spot of 45th.

Bencic stuns Svitolina to set up Dubai final with Kvitova

Bencic will face second seed Petra Kvitova in the finals.

Mertens shrugs off back pain to beat Halep for Qatar Open...

Her win was her third victory over a top ten player in Doha this week, and her second over a Grand Slam champion.

Halep outlasts Svitolina in Doha thriller, faces Mertens in final

Halep last defeated Svitolina in the 2017 French Open quarter-finals.