Aussie Open final preview: Chronicle of a narrative's death foretold

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Compile a list of the best tennis players to have never won a Grand Slam, and Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep would arguably be the first two names on it. Come Saturday, one of them will be out of consideration for that distinction. Halep and Wozniacki, the top two ranked players in the world, will meet for the first time at a major in the Australian More...

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By sportsnews On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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Chung retires due to blisters, sends Federer to Aussie Open final

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Halep's epic win over Kerber was a profile in courage

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By sportsnews On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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Wozniacki on to 1st Aussie final

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By sportsnews On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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The sad ballad of Tomas Berdych

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By sportsnews On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
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Aussie Open semifinal preview: And now, for something completely different

After a 2017 edition that was steeped in nostalgia and familiarity, this year’s Australian Open has offered up a batch of fresh faces and storylines. Of the eight semifinalists in Melbourne last year, More...

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By sportsnews On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
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Halep bounces back from tough start vs. Pliskova, rolls into semis

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