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Federer, Nadal happy to play doubles, Borg to decide

Expectations are running high about the chance of seeing Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as doubles partners        

New mom Serena Williams thanks mother for being a role model

New mom Serena Williams is thanking her own mother for being the role model she says she needed        

Muguruza beats Puig to reach Pan Pacific quarterfinals

Garbine Muguruza began her reign as No. 1 with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Monica Puig to earn a spot in the quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open        

Pliskova beats Linette to reach Pan Pacific quarterfinals

Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova overpowered Magda Linette of Poland 6-2, 6-1 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open        

Former tennis player James Blake testifies against NYPD officer who attacked him

Two years after he was wrestled to the ground by a New York City police officer, former tennis player James Blake testified against him in court.        

Emma Stone, Billie Jean King talk 'Battle of the Sexes'

Emma Stone and Billie Jean King talk about the upcoming film 'Battle of the Sexes,' where Stone plays the role of King in her historic win over Bobby Riggs.        

Gasquet loses in 1st round at Moselle Open

Sixth-seeded Richard Gasquet lost 1-6, 6-4, 6-4 to Denis Istomin in the first round of the Moselle Open on Tuesday        

Cibulkova, Garcia move into Pan Pacific 2nd round

Fifth-seeded Dominika Cibulkova has dispatched Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3, 6-3 to book a second-round spot in the Pan Pacific Open        

Line judges? No need. ATP to test all-electronic line calls

There won't be anyone for players to argue calls with at this tennis tournament: They're getting rid of the line judges entirely        

Angelique Kerber ousts local favorite Naomi Osaka at Pan-Pacific Open

Kerber, knocked out of the U.S. Open by Osaka, won 6-3, 6-4 to advance to second round.        

Kerber ousts local favorite Osaka at Pan-Pacific Open

Seventh-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany beat local favorite Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-4 on Monday to advance to the second round of the Pan-Pacific Open        

Court Report: France, Belgium reach Davis Cup final

Tennis Channel breaks down the latest from the Davis Cup, where France defeated Serbia and Belgium beat Australia to advance to next month's final.        

France, Belgium set for Davis Cup final in November

Belgium beat 28-time champion Australia; Jo-Wilfried Tsonga clinched victory for France.        

Tsonga sends France into Davis Cup final

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga wrapped up a Davis Cup semifinal victory for France against Serbia by defeating Dusan Lajovic 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (5), 6-2 on Sunday        

Davis Cup champion Argentina knocked out of top tier

Last year's Davis Cup champion Argentina has been knocked out of the competition's top tier with defeat to Kazakhstan        

Diyas beats Kato to win 1st WTA title at Japan Women's Open

Zarina Diyas won her first WTA title on Sunday, beating home favorite Miyu Kato 6-2, 7-5 to take the Japan Women's Open title        

Brazilian tennis player fined for 'offensive' gesture

Guilherme Clezar put his fingers to the edge of his eyes and then stretched them.        

Brazilian Clezar apologizes for racist gesture in Japan

Brazilian tennis player Guilherme Clezar has apologized after making a racist gesture in a Davis Cup match in Japan        

Davis Cup: Australia and France lead 2-1 in semifinals

Two-time Grand Slam champions Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert have beaten Filip Krajinovic and Nenad Zimonjic 6-1, 6-2, 7-6 (3) for France to lead Serbia 2-1 in a Davis Cup semifinal in Lille        

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