Nadal: Djokovic is world's best

Rafael Nadal says rival Novak Djokovic of Serbia is the best tennis player in the world before the Spaniard aims to win the Barcelona Open for the first time since 2013.

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Davis Cup final may be played at neutral venue

The idea to go to a neutral final venue is among several proposed changes to the Davis Cup, along with fifth-set tiebreakers to prevent marathon matches.

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Italy edges U.S., Serena in Fed Cup playoff

Serena Williams rallied from a set down to win her singles match but couldn't get another victory in the decisive doubles encounter as Italy beat the U.S. in a Fed Cup World Group playoff.

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Djokovic overpowers Nadal in Monte Carlo

World No.1 extends winning streak to 16 matches and is on course for fourth successive Masters title after setting up final against Tomas Berdych.

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Hingis loses in 1st competitive match since '07

Five-time Grand Slam champion Martina Hingis played and lost her first competitive singles match since 2007 as Switzerland and Poland tied 1-1 on the first day of the Fed Cup World Group playoff

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Serena wins, U.S. even with Italy at Fed Cup

Top-ranked Serena Williams overcame a stiff challenge in the opening set for a 7-6 (5), 6-2 win over Italy's Camila Giorgi on Saturday in a Fed Cup World Group playoff.


Djokovic, Nadal advance in Monte Carlo

Novak Djokovic topped Marin Cilic, Rafael Nadal survived David Ferrer in three sets, and Gael Monfils downed Grigor Dimitrov to advance to the Monte Carlo semifinals.

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Nadal to begin Wimbledon prep at Stuttgart

Rafael Nadal will begin his Wimbledon preparations at the Mercedes Cup in June as the Stuttgart tournament makes the switch from clay to grass courts.


Keys' mission

Madison Keys talks about reaching the second week at the Australian Open, her goals and the support she receives from fans.

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