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Caroline Wozniacki battled back from a set down to defeat Francesca Schiavone of Italy 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 at the WTA Championships here yesterday, a win that ensures she will end the year as the world's No 1 player.

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Defending champion Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia overcame a slow start to beat Taylor Dent in straight sets in the second round of the Open Sud de France yesterday. The fourth seed hit five aces and broke Dent's serve three times as he won 7-5, 6-4.

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Just weeks after becoming the world's top-ranked women's player, Caroline Wozniacki will have to fight to keep that position at this week's WTA Championships in Doha.

Murray through to quarter-finals in Cincinnati

Andy Murray came from a set down to book his place in the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Masters last night.

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Gladiatorial metaphors are common in tennis, a sport of one-to-one combat, but last night at Wimbledon they came close to reflecting reality.

Murray has little sympathy for fellow Brits

Andy Murray's victory over Jan Hajek yesterday was just the start of a road he hopes will take him to a first Wimbledon title but going into the third day he is already the only British singles player left in the tournament.

Soderling through to French Open final

Robin Soderling powered into his second successive French Open final today after coming from two sets to one down to beat Tomas Berdych.

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Roger Federer's defeat to Robin Soderling in the quarter-finals of the French Open this week ended one of the most remarkable runs in sport.

Schiavone stuns Wozniacki to reach semi-finals

Francesca Schiavone today insisted words could not describe the emotion she felt at reaching her first grand slam semi-final after producing arguably the most complete performance of this year's French Open to stun Caroline Wozniacki.

Race to the Pole, by James Cracknell & Ben Fogle

There's something heart-warming about the ripping adventures of James Cracknell and Ben Fogle. Not simply the fact that the pair seem to pit themselves against unspeakable odds, but also that they do so with a combination of sincerity, dignity and pragmatism. After their Atlantic jaunt, their latest endeavour is up to the mark.

Memorable tennis fashion faux pas

Venus Williams has been causing a stir at the French Open with her risque fashion styles this week.

Henin feels emotion of comeback win

An emotional Justine Henin today described her French Open comeback as "a beautiful moment" after coming through a tricky first-round match against Tsvetana Pironkova.

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