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  • WTA Finals
  • Serena receives apology from Russian chief
  • Oct 23, 2014: Serena Williams says she has received a written apology from Russian tennis chief Shamil Tarpischev for offensive comments in which he called her and sister Venus the "Williams brothers"

  • Valencia Open
  • Murray eases past Fognini
  • Oct 23, 2014: Andy Murray eased by the error-plagued Fabio Fognini 6-2 6-4 to reach the Valencia Open quarter-finals on Thursday

  • WTA Finals
  • Serena bounces back as Sharapova hopes hit
  • Oct 23, 2014: Serena Williams rebounded at the WTA Finals with a 6-1 6-1 thrashing of Eugenie Bouchard, while Maria Sharapova's hopes of making the semi-finals took a hit

  • Tennis
  • Djokovic celebrates birth of baby boy
  • Oct 22, 2014: Novak Djokovic and wife Jelena are celebrating the birth of their first child - son Stefan was born in Nice, France on Wednesday October 22

  • WTA Finals
  • Serena 'embarrassed' by Halep in Singapore
  • Oct 22, 2014: Serena Williams was routed 6-0 6-2 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday in one of the most one-sided losses of the 18-time Grand Slam champion's career

  • Swiss Indoors
  • Raonic through but Wawrinka crashes out
  • Oct 21, 2014: Fourth-seeded Milos Raonic hit 12 aces and saved all five break points he faced as he beat Steve Johnson of the United States 7-6(4) 6-4 in the first round of the Swiss Indoors on Tuesday

  • WTA Finals
  • Wozniacki digs deep to stun Sharapova
  • Oct 21, 2014: Maria Sharapova's chances of ending the season as World No.1 were dealt a blow after a 7-6(4) 6-7(5) 6-2 loss to Caroline Wozniacki at the WTA Finals

  • Vienna Open
  • Murray' World Tour hopes boosted by Vienna success
  • Oct 19, 2014: Andy Murray leapfrogged David Ferrer into eighth place in the ATP Race to London standings with a vital 5-7 6-2 7-5 victory against the Spaniard in the final of the Vienna Open

  • Tennis
  • RTF president Tarpischev fined for 'Williams brothers' jibe
  • Oct 18, 2014: Russian Tennis Federation president Shamil Tarpischev has been fined $25,000 (£15,500) by the WTA Tour and suspended from tour involvement for a year for questioning Serena and Venus Williams' gender in comments on Russian television last week

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