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Can tennis bring back Acapulco's allure of decades past?

Djokovic and Nadal headline the Abierto Mexicano de Tenis, and just might provide Acapulco with the international sparkle the movie stars once did.


Federer wins in first match since Aussie Open

Back on the court, Roger Federer won his first match since claiming his 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, beating Benoit Paire 6-1, 6-3 at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday.

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Tsonga wins all-French final at Open 13

After a two-year trophy drought, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won a second title in a fortnight by beating fellow Frenchman Lucas Pouille 6-4, 6-4 in the Open 13 final.

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Sock wins Delray Beach after Raonic withdraws

Top-seeded Milos Raonic has withdrawn from the Delray Beach Open final because of a hamstring injury, giving the title to Jack Sock.

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For Federer and his fans, love is everywhere

Wherever Roger Federer goes, his admirers make sure their hero knows how much he means to them. And a big reason for their devotion is that the feeling is clearly mutual.

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Five reasons we love sports in 2017

Looking for something to love this Valentine's Day? We've got our hearts aflutter ranking our favorite sports moments from 2017. Want a hint? Serena and Venus are definitely on the list.

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Don't get carried away about Federer, Nadal

Fans surely will hope that Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have regained their status as Grand Slam threats after their historic Australian Open showdown, but reality might not be so rosy.

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Nadal to rival Murray at Queen's

Rafael Nadal will return to Queen's Club in the summer, nine years after winning the event and his maiden Wimbledon title.

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Britain into Davis Cup QFs in dramatic fashion

Great Britain won their Davis Cup tie against Canada in dramatic fashion after teenager Denis Shapovalov was defaulted for hitting a ball into the face of umpire Arnaud Gabas.

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What does the Aussie Open tell us about 2017?

There's little surprise that a Williams sister was in the final and that two of the Big Four faced off in the men's title match. But here are some takeaways to consider for the upcoming season.

1 Big Thing: Federer is greatest champion in men's tennis (1:59)


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Roger Federer needs less than an hour to win his first match since the Australian Open. He defeated Paire 6-1 6-3 in Dubai.

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ATP weekend winners: Marseille - Tsonga d Pouille Delray Beach - Sock d Raonic (walkover) Rio de Janeiro - Thiem d Carreno Busta