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January 9, 2019 7:54 AM Simona Halep: World number one loses to Ashleigh Barty at Sydney International

World number one Simona Halep's first match in more than three months ended in defeat by Australia's Ashleigh Barty at the Sydney International. The Romanian, who cut short her 2018 season with a back injury, was beaten 6-4 6-4 by the world number 15 in the second round after a first-round bye. French Open champion Halep, 27, who was runner-up at last year's 108

January 1, 2019 10:11 PM Lewis Hamilton Instagram: Formula 1 star sends fans wild with BABY pic

LEWIS HAMILTON, who is a Formula One champion, whipped his social media fans into a frenzy after he took to his Instagram to share a cute throwback from his younger years last week. Five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, 33, shared a picture of him as a baby in which he sported curly brown hair and a T-shirt emblazoned with the word “tennis” and a racket 56

December 31, 2018 1:12 PM Hopman Cup: Serena Williams & Roger Federer to play for first time

Tennis greats Roger Federer and Serena Williams will meet on court for the first time when Switzerland face the USA in the Hopman Cup on Tuesday. They will play in men's and women's singles rubbers before meeting in the mixed doubles alongside partners Belinda Bencic and Frances Tiafoe. Federer and Williams, both 37, have won a combined 43 Grand Slam titles 69

December 28, 2018 5:20 PM Novak Djokovic wife: Jelena puts on jaw-dropping display in ‘mischievous’ pics

Tennis champion Novak Djokovic’s wife Jelena, 30, shared a snap of her flashing the flesh during a throwback picture today. The foundation director oozed sex appeal in a bikini and cheekily poked her tongue out as she looked at her phone. The brunette beauty strategically covered up her assets, but gave her 412,000 followers a glimpse of her body and well-defined 234

December 20, 2018 12:34 PM Sydney storm: Frightening moment TENNIS ball sized hailstones rain down like meteor shower

AUSTRALIA has been hit by a brutal hailstorm this morning, with giant hail stones the size of tennis balls hitting the city of Sydney. Massive hailstones are pummelling Sydney in Australia, in what is considered a freak hailstorm for this time of year in the region. Terrifying footage, taken in the Surry Hills district, shows the sheer size of the hailstones 101

November 14, 2018 3:49 PM Agnieszka Radwanska: Wimbledon finalist retires from tennis aged 29

Wimbledon finalist Agnieszka Radwanska has announced her retirement from tennis at the age of 29. The former world number two was runner-up to Serena Williams in 2012 and won 20 WTA titles in her 13-year career. She finished every season between 2008 and 2016 ranked inside the world's top 15, but is currently ranked 75th and has not won a title since 35

October 18, 2018 3:17 PM Serena Williams' coach says allowing on-court coaching would improve tennis

The "vast majority" of coaches break on-court coaching rules and allowing it would help "attract new people" to tennis, says Serena Williams' coach Patrick Mouratoglou. On-court coaching is banned in Grand Slams but is allowed in WTA events. Mouratoglou admitted coaching Williams during her dramatic US Open final loss last month with Williams later docked 62

October 17, 2018 9:37 AM Royal tour: Prince Harry gets his beard rubbed

Protocol was well and truly flouted on the latest leg of the royal tour when a five-year-old boy touched Prince Harry's beard. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are touring Australia and New Zealand after announcing they're expecting a baby. Five-year-old Luke Vincent was apparently mesmerised by the duke's facial hair because his "favourite person in the world 61

September 20, 2018 7:44 AM The Waitrose shopper’s guide to poor people’s supermarkets

A tracksuit is ideal to avoid drawing attention to yourself. Also blend in by using coarse working-class language, eg. “Blimey guvnah, where’s the ruddy fucking clingfilm?” ‘Hoodies’ (a type of plebeian hooded sports garment) are particularly useful to hide your face if Petra and Toby from the tennis club are there doing the same thing. The lower orders 32

September 8, 2018 8:09 PM Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Anton Du Beke’s partners over the years

He has been partnered with a variety of stars over the years and experienced a varying degree of success. This year he will be hoping for glitterball glory with his celebrity partner Susannah Constantine. The dancer had a strong start in the first series, when he was partnered with soprano singer Lesley Garrett. Judges were particularly impressed by their 123