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1st-round withdrawals at Grand Slams could lose prize money
LONDON (AP) -- A player who withdraws or performs below professional standards during a first-round singles match at a Grand Slam tournament could be fined under new rules introduced Tuesday....

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies at 49
PRAGUE (AP) -- Jana Novotna, who won the hearts of the tennis world when she sobbed on the shoulder of a member of the British royal family after a heartbreaking loss in the Wimbledon final, has died at the age of 49....

Dimitrov wins ATP Finals, Grand Slam his next target
LONDON (AP) -- Grigor Dimitrov's talent took him to the brink of his biggest career win - but he needed more than that to get over the line....

Love game: Serena Williams reportedly marries in New Orleans
The game is love for tennis star Serena Williams and her new husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian....

Andy Murray, coach Ivan Lendl end 2nd stint together
Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl are calling it quits for a second time, ending a partnership that produced three Grand Slam titles and two Olympic gold medals....

Goods worth $400K stolen from Venus Williams' Florida home
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Burglars hit tennis star Venus Williams' Florida home, stealing $400,000 worth of goods while she was at the U.S. Open, police said Thursday....

Ex-France minister has to pay damages to Nadal
PARIS (AP) -- Former French minister for health and sport Roselyne Bachelot was ordered to pay 10,000 euros ($11,800) in damages to Rafael Nadal on Thursday after accusing him of doping....

Davis Cup final: Tsonga leads France, Goffin leads Belgium
PARIS (AP) -- Julien Benneteau's deep run at the Paris Masters this month earned him a recall by France for the Davis Cup final against Belgium....