1001 Facts About Tennis Players

1. Simona Halep's lost to Lucie Safarova in the second round.

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2. Grigor Dimitrov lost in straight sets against world No 1 Novak Djokovic in the 3rd round.

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3. Simona Halep's began her clay court campaign by participating in the Stuttgart Open.

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4. On September 26, Venus Williams qualified for the WTA Finals for the first time since 2010.

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5. Andy Murray was picked for the opening singles rubbers, losing in straight sets to Stanislas Wawrinka.

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6. Venus Williams has played younger sister Serena in 30 professional matches since 1998.

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7. In December 2015 Jiri Vesely began to work with Tomas Krupa, formerly the longtime coach of Tomas Berdych.

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8. Roger Federer had a special message for fans, after being selected as the ATPWorldTour.

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9. At the quarterfinals, Grigor Dimitrov lost in straight sets to 3rd seed and two-time defending champion Rafael Nadal, which was his sixth defeat out of six matches between them.

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10. Serena Williams was the only former winner of the French Open in the draw, but lost in the third round to Katarina Srebotnik.

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11. Venus Williams was ranked No 31 going into Wimbledon and was seeded 23rd at the tournament due to her previous results at Wimbledon.

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12. Grigor Dimitrov lost the final to Tomas Berdych in three sets.

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13. Angelique Kerber's competed in her first Grand Slam main draw at the French Open where she lost to Elena Dementieva in the opening round.

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14. Althea Gibson made her debut on the courts of Forest Hills on August 28, 1950.

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15. Serena Williams won two consecutive singles titles in the fall, defeating Kim Clijsters to win the Toyota Princess Cup in Tokyo, and Anastasia Myskina to win the Sparkassen Cup in Leipzig, Germany.

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16. Novak Djokovic said victory over Nadal in Sunday's one-sided final ranked "at the top" of his 15 major triumphs.

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17. Venus Williams's won her first three round matches respectively against Kateryna Kozlova, Julia Gorges and the 26th seed Laura Siegemund.

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18. In 2015, Serena Williams decided to end her 14-year boycott and played.

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19. Roger Federer finished the season as the year-end No 1 for the fifth time in his career.

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20. Venus Williams played doubles with compatriot Madison Keys, but the team withdrew after winning their first round match with Keys sustaining an injury.

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21. Angelique Kerber won in three sets to collect her seventh career title.

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22. At the Australian Open, Roger Federer defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Andy Murray to reach his 11th consecutive semifinal in Melbourne, before losing to Rafael Nadal in straight sets.

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23. At the Shanghai Masters, Roger Federer captured his third Masters title of the season, defeating No 1 Rafael Nadal in the final.

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24. Serena Williams continued her winning streak to her next Grand Slam event.

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25. Serena Williams announced that she would be competing at the Indian Wells Masters ending her 14-year boycott of the event.

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26. Venus Williams defeated both Johanna Konta and Roberta Vinci in three sets to move into the championship match where she won her biggest title in more than 5 years when her opponent, No 8 Garbine Muguruza, retired while trailing a set and a double break.

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27. Stefanos Tsitsipas is a Greek professional tennis player.

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28. Novak Djokovic struck another blow for the 30-somethings with victory over Alexander Zverev at the ATP Finals.

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29. At the US Open, Angelique Kerber, seeded 6th, struggled to victory over unseeded Venus Williams in the second round.

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30. Jiri Vesely was born on April 24, 1990 in Ostrava.

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31. Andy Murray has not commented on his personal opinion on Britain's decision to leave the European Union.

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32. At the 2014 Australian Open, Roger Federer reversed that result, defeating Murray in four sets in the quarterfinals.

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33. Grigor Dimitrov beats Thomas Fabbiano in straight sets at the Australian Open on Friday.

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34. In 1973, Rod Laver won seven titles and successfully participated in the semifinals and final of the Davis Cup, where he won all six of his rubbers for Australia.

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35. Roger Federer was ranked No 1 for a record 237 consecutive weeks beginning in February 2004.

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36. At the US Open, 11th seeded Angelique Kerber defeated Alexandra Dulgheru and Karin Knapp in straight sets to set up a third-round match with Azarenka, a match she lost in three sets.

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37. Sania Mirza represented India at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

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38. Roger Federer served as a ball boy at his hometown Basel tournament, the Swiss Indoors, in 1992 and 1993.

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39. Venus Williams's ended up losing in three sets to Victoria Azarenka.

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40. Novak Djokovic has won all three of his group matches at the ATP Finals for the fifth time in his career as he warmed up for his semi-final against Kevin Anderson with a straight-sets win over Marin Cilic.

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41. Angelique Kerber's advanced to the quarterfinals after defeating Tsvetana Pironkova and Jelena Jankovic.

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42. Jimmy Connors won his fifth and final US Open in 1983 over—newcomer Ivan Lendl.

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43. At the Dubai Tennis Championships, Novak Djokovic reached the final, this time defeating Youzhny to win his first title of the year.

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44. Jimmy Connors won the indoor championship five times, the Wimbledon and US doubles (with Ilie Nastase in 1975), and the 1982 Wimbledon singles.

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45. Serena Williams's defeated Yulia Putintseva in the quarterfinals despite being five points away from losing.

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46. Sania Mirza's reached the quarterfinals in San Diego, the semifinals at Cincinnati, and made it to the final at Stanford.

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47. Venus Williams failed to win her opening match at the 2015 French Open, where she lost in straight sets to American Sloane Stephens.

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48. Roger Federer believes Serena Williams "went too far" at the 2018 US Open, but reasons that tennis players are still better behaved than athletes in other sports, like UFC lightweight Conor McGregor.

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49. In 2013 Andy Murray beat Federer for the first time in a Major in the semi-finals of the Australian Open, prevailing in five sets after Federer had come back twice from a set down.

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50. Novak Djokovic is a member of the "Champions for Peace" club, a group of famous elite athletes committed to serving peace in the world through sport, created by Peace and Sport, a Monaco-based international organization.

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51. Novak Djokovic entered Wimbledon seeded third but lost in the second round to Safin, ending a streak of five consecutive majors where he had reached at least the semi-finals.

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52. Nick Kyrgios turned 19 in April and will be the highest ranked teenager through the 2015 Australian Open and beyond.

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53. Venus Williams's defeated Magda Linette in the second round and compatriots Catherine Bellis and Alison Riske in the quarterfinals and semifinals respectively to reach her eighth final in Stanford.

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54. Novak Djokovic heaped pre-match praise on his final Australian Open opponent, because it was a deeply familiar one.

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55. Althea Gibson fought back tears as Queen Elizabeth II presented her with the twenty-eight-inch gold salver engraved with the names of past champions.

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56. Grigor Dimitrov beat world No 71 Marinko Matosevic in the 1st round and Marcos Baghdatis in the second in straight sets.

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57. At the Halle Open, Roger Federer reached both the singles and the doubles finals and won his seventh Halle singles title, beating Alejandro Falla in the final.

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58. Novak Djokovic is rarely aced because of his flexibility, length and balance.

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59. Angelique Kerber is a German professional tennis player and former world No 1.

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60. Roger Federer beat all contenders except Nadal in straight sets.

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61. Novak Djokovic went on to defeat Marin Cilic in the semifinals in a fourth consecutive three set match, setting up his sixth appearance at the finals of the tournament and fourth final against seven-time champion Roger Federer.

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62. On September 1, 2017, Serena Williams gave birth to a daughter, named Alexis Olympia Ohanian.

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63. Ana Ivanovic was up a set and a double break before a bad call was made that affected Ivanovic and allowed Sharapova back into the match to steal the second set.

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64. Sania Mirza breezed through the first round of the French Open where she beat Kristina Barrois in straight sets.

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65. Andy Murray engaged to girlfriend of nine years Kim Sears.

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66. Althea Gibson was a terrific tennis player, a tough competitor, and wonderful role model.

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67. Monica Seles had a walkover in the second round of the US Open of 1996.

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68. Venus Williams lost the final in straight sets to Garbine Muguruza.

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69. Sania Mirza's reached round two of singles in Indian Wells.

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70. Novak Djokovic advanced to the semifinals, where he decisively defeated Kevin Anderson in straight sets to reach his seventh final at the tournament, and his sixth in as many appearances, where he faced Alexander Zverev.

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71. Althea Gibson worked as a university athletic department administrator during these three years.

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72. Roger Federer won five consecutive US Open titles, which is the most in the Open Era.

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73. Ana Ivanovic made a whopping 51 unforced errors in her match against Christina McHale.

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74. Grigor Dimitrov had a lot of ups and down in his career.

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75. Simona Halep's defeated Austrian Yvonne Meusburger in three sets to win her third WTA title.

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76. Serena Williams's lost to top-seeded Mauresmo in the fourth round.

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77. Agnieszka Radwanska's came into the Aegon International as the No 9 seed but fell to Lauren Davis.

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78. In 1999, at the age of 12, Andy Murray won his age group at the Orange Bowl, a prestigious event for junior players.

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79. Novak Djokovic is next scheduled to take to the court next month at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.

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80. In 1971, Rod Laver claimed the Italian Open title and six lesser tournaments.

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81. Jiri Vesely made it to the third round of the 2016 Istanbul Open—Singles before losing to Grigor Dimitrov.

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82. In February 2005, Monica Seles played two exhibition matches in New Zealand against Navratilova.

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83. Roger Federer is facing Milos Raonic during second-round action, while Rafael Nadal collides with countryman Fernando Verdasco.

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84. In 1975, Jimmy Connors won two highly touted "Challenge Matches", both arranged by the Riordan company and televised nationally by CBS Sports from Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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85. At the BNP Paribas Open, Simona Halep received a first round-bye and beat Donna Vekic before losing to Kristina Mladenovic for the third time in her career.

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86. At the Grand Slam Cup in Munich, Venus Williams defeated Hingis in the semifinals before losing to Serena for the first time in the final.

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87. Serena Williams is giving her fans a look at what she sees in the mirror.

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88. Agnieszka Radwanska's defeated Julia Gorges in the second round, claiming her 500th main draw victory on the WTA.

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89. Dominic Thiem is sometimes characterized as the "Future" of the world's professional tennis.

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90. Roger Federer made his Davis Cup for Switzerland debut in the World Group 1st Round against Italy in 1999 at 17 years of age.

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91. Stefanos Tsitsipas took advantage of the seed and produced his best result at a major tournament, a fourth round loss to No 10 John Isner.

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92. Novak Djokovic was beaten by John Isner in the semi-finals at Indian Wells.

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93. Roger Federer won 24 consecutive single professional finals between July 2003 and November 2005.

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94. At the 2011 French Open, Simona Halep beat Alla Kudryavtseva, then lost to eighth seed Samantha Stosur in the second round.

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95. Monica Seles is a retired World No 1 professional tennis player.

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96. Novak Djokovic went on to defend his China Open title, defeating Tsonga in straight sets.

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97. At the 2014 Australian Open, Dominic Thiem made it through the three rounds of qualifying and defeating the second seed along the way, Martin Klizan, to get a spot in the main draw.

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98. Andy Murray pulled the curtain down on his playing schedule for 2018 back in September.

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99. Jimmy Connors won a record 109 singles titles, 15 doubles titles and eight Grand Slam singles titles.

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100. In 2003, Roger Federer landed his first luxury watch endorsement deal with Maurice Lacroix.

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101. Roger Federer made it to the finals of the ATP Finals, where he lost to Djokovic in two sets.

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102. Simona Halep began the year as the Romanian No 2, ranked No 47 in the world, 20 places behind Sorana Cirstea.

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103. Andy Murray defeated Denis Istomin in the second round in straight sets but had another early loss, to 26th seed Grigor Dimitrov, despite taking the first set.

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104. Novak Djokovic defeated first-time finalist Łukasz Kubot to win his second title of the year.

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105. Simona Halep was overpowered and lost in the second round in straight sets for the second time in the last 3 majors to the hard hitting Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.

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106. Andy Murray has added another tournament to his 2019 schedule after signing up for the Open Sud de France in Montpellier in February.

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107. Nick Kyrgios ultimately lost to English player James Ward in three sets in the semi-final.

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108. On 6 July 2012, Novak Djokovic lost to Federer in the Wimbledon semi-final.

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109. Jimmy Connors was booed when he played his first round match the next day.

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110. Ana Ivanovic started her clay season with a third straight loss to Garcia in Stuttgart, where she was defending finalist points.

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111. Stefanos Tsitsipas began playing on the ITF junior circuit in 2013 at the age of 14.

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112. Jiri Vesely made it to the third round of the 2016 Istanbul Open—Singles before losing to Grigor Dimitrov.

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113. Roger Federer began to turn the tide at the Masters Cup in 2003, when he defeated Agassi in both the round robin and the final.

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114. Sania Mirza had the best results of her career during the 2007 summer hardcourt season, finishing eighth in the 2007 US Open Series standings and reaching her highest singles ranking of world No 27.

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115. In 1959 Althea Gibson turned professional and played a couple of exhibition basketball games touring with the Harlem Globetrotters.

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116. Rod Laver was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 1985 and upgraded to a Legend of Australian Sport in 2002.

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117. Simona Halep's was aiming to start her grass-court season in Birmingham but pulled out due to injury.

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118. Jiri Vesely made it to the third round of the 2016 Istanbul Open—Singles before losing to Grigor Dimitrov.

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119. Stefanos Tsitsipas qualified for his first event on the ATP Challenger Tour at the Burnie International in early 2015 while still 16 years old, but lost his only main draw match to Benjamin Mitchell.

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120. Novak Djokovic met his future wife, Jelena Ristic, in high school, and began dating her in 2005.

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121. Novak Djokovic defeated Tsonga in his first round robin matches.

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122. Serena Williams holds the most Grand Slam titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles combined among active players.

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123. Roger Federer gets a scheduling break early at Paris Masters.

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124. Venus Williams lost again to Hingis in the quarterfinals of the French Open.

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125. Jiri Vesely made it to the third round of the 2016 Istanbul Open—Singles before losing to Grigor Dimitrov.

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126. Steffi Graf was inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame in 2004.

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127. Angelique Kerber began the 2015 season at the Brisbane International, reaching the quarterfinals before losing to Elina Svitolina in straight sets.

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128. Venus Williams's won her first Grand Slam doubles match with sister Serena since the 2014 US Open.

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129. Ana Ivanovic's was ranked No 1 in the world in 2008, after she had defeated Dinara Safina to win the 2008 French Open.

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130. Venus Williams's defeated Serena for the 12th time in her career—her first straight sets victory against her since the 2008 Wimbledon Championships final.

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131. Serena Williams wore an unfortunate-looking Vera Wang tank dress to the 2018 Genius Awards held at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York City on Wednesday.

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132. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Roger Federer was again the top seed and favorite, but lost in the quarterfinals to James Blake.

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133. Ana Ivanovic's was the first unseeded wildcard to receive a first-round bye in the history of the WTA Tour.

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134. Althea Gibson quickly became proficient in paddle tennis, and by 1939, at the age of 12, she was the New York City women's paddle tennis champion.

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135. Roger Federer took the ATP 500 series event at Dubai and wrapped up the year by winning the year-end championships for the second time.

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136. Roger Federer says Serena Williams' dispute with an umpire during this year's US Open final helped open up an important conversation in tennis.

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137. Simona Halep's was coached from an early age by Ioan Stan, a local tennis coach in Constanta.

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138. Novak Djokovic is congratulated by Rafael Nadal after the 2019 Australian Open final.

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139. At a young age, Althea Gibson moved with her family to Harlem, a neighborhood in the borough of New York City.

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140. Agnieszka Radwanska's went on to reach the fourth round of the French Open, losing to Maria Sharapova.

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141. Roger Federer played again at the Hopman Cup in 2017, along with Belinda Bencic.

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142. Andy Murray began his clay court season at the 2016 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters as the 2nd seed.

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143. Grigor Dimitrov is known for his hustle, athleticism, fluid style of play and exceptional shot-making.

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144. Jimmy Connors won his fifth and final US Open in 1983 over—newcomer Ivan Lendl.

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145. Dominic Thiem lost to No 1 and eventual champion Novak Djokovic in the semis.

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146. Nick Kyrgios was a promising basketball player who represented the Australian Capital Territory and Australia in his early teens before deciding to focus solely on tennis when he was 14 years old.

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147. Jiri Vesely lost to fellow countryman Tomas Berdych in a hard fought five set match.

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148. Venus Williams played 15 tour events in 1997, including five Tier I tournaments.

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149. In 1975, Rod Laver set a record for WCT tournaments by winning four titles and 23 consecutive matches but in 1976, he semi-retired from the main tour, playing only a few selected events.

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150. Novak Djokovic shocked he is ending year as world No 1 after rapid route back to top spot.

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151. Serena Williams holds the Open Era record for most titles won at the Australian Open and shares the Open Era record for most titles won at the US Open with Chris Evert (6).

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152. In 1964, at the age of 37, Althea Gibson became the first African-American woman to join the Ladies Professional Golf Association tour.

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153. Grigor Dimitrov is the first Bulgarian professional tennis player to have earned US $1 million and as well as the US $15 million prize money.

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154. Stefanos Tsitsipas became the top-ranked junior in the world after winning his first Grade A title at the Trofeo Bonfiglio.

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155. Serena Williams's ended the year winning the Toyota Princess Cup in Japan and she finished the year ranked No 6.

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156. Agnieszka Radwanska reached the final of the Mercury Insurance Open, falling to Svetlana Kuznetsova.

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157. Jimmy Connors has a star on the St Louis Walk of Fame.

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158. Agnieszka Radwanska's lost her first round robin match to Maria Sharapova in three sets.

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159. Venus Williams reached the second week of all grand slams in a single season for the first time since 2010, and reached the second week of seven consecutive grand slams, the longest streak among WTA players at that time.

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160. Novak Djokovic has won 12 Grand Slam singles titles, the fourth most in history, and held the No 1 spot in the ATP rankings for a total of 223 weeks.

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161. Sania Mirza was engaged to an old friend, Sohrab Mirza but the wedding was called off soon after.

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162. At the Olympics in Beijing, Agnieszka Radwanska lost a second-round match to Francesca Schiavone.

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163. In 2007, Roger Federer reached all four Grand Slam singles finals, winning three of them again.

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164. Serena Williams's is the most recent female player to have held all four Grand Slam singles titles simultaneously and the third player to achieve this twice, after Rod Laver and Graf.

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165. Sania Mirza posted the moving message on her Twitter account, five days after giving birth to her son Izhaan and mother and son were.

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166. In 2018, Dominic Thiem reached his first Grand Slam final at the French Open.

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167. In recent years, Serena Williams has shown an ability to serve aces at critical moments.

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168. Serena Williams ended the season by competing at the WTA Championships and went undefeated throughout the tournament to win the event for her third title.

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169. Angelique Kerber started her season at the Hopman Cup for the first time, and partnered with Alexander Zverev.

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170. Roger Federer remains at 20, Nadal has climbed to 17, while Djokovic has moved past the great Sampras into third place with 15 of these prestigious prizes.

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171. Stefanos Tsitsipas has a career high ATP singles ranking of 95 achieved on 23 October 2017, which makes him the best Greek male tennis player in the Open Era and the only one to have been ranked in the top 100.

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172. Novak Djokovic reached his maiden French Open final in 2012 by defeating Federer, reaching the finals of all four majors consecutively.

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173. Sania Mirza began playing tennis at the age of six, turning professional in 2003.

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174. Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic qualified for the semi-finals of the 2018 Paris Masters on Friday, setting up a dream clash between the two titans on Saturday.

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175. Sania Mirza's helped India win a bronze medal in the mixed doubles event of the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, partnering Leander Paes.

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176. Monica Seles won her first comeback tournament, the Canadian Open, beating Amanda Coetzer in the final and setting a tournament record for the fewest number of games dropped by the champion throughout the tournament.

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177. Nick Kyrgios was a wildcard at his next tournament, the 2013 Nature's Way Sydney Tennis International.

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178. Andy Murray is currently strengthening his body and is set to be back at the Brisbane International.

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179. Venus Williams was scheduled to begin her clay-court season at the Madrid Open but withdrew due to a hamstring injury.

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180. Nick Kyrgios was given a wildcard into the qualifying competition of the 2013 French Open.

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181. Novak Djokovic obliterated Rafael Nadal in little more than two hours in Sunday's men's singles final, winning a record seventh Australian Open title in Melbourne.

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182. In 1991, well past his prime, Jimmy Connors wowed fans and rejuvenated the tennis world when he made a run to the semi-finals of the US Open at the age of 39, before falling to Jim Courier in straight sets.

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183. Angelique Kerber began 2013 at the Brisbane International where she was seeded 4th.

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184. Steffi Graf's was in Berlin to host a charity gala, as well as inaugurating a tennis stadium renamed the "Steffi Graf Stadion".

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185. Serena Williams should be celebrating being named GQ Woman of the Year, but social media is in an uproar over the magazine's cover.

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186. Grigor Dimitrov lost in straight sets to Richard Gasquet in the third round, in what was his fifth defeat out of five matches against the Frenchman.

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187. Althea Gibson won 10 consecutive ATA national championships beginning in 1947.

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188. Andy Murray lost to the Swiss veteran in straight sets, gaining only one break point in the entire match.

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189. In January 1993, Monica Seles defeated Graf in the final of the Australian Open, which to date was her third win in four Grand Slam finals against Graf.

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190. Dominic Thiem qualified for the ATP Finals for the second year running.

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191. Andy Murray was the two-time defending 2011 Rogers Cup champion, but lost in the second round to South African Kevin Anderson.

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192. Serena Williams was just assigned to the Main Red Claws of the G League Chandler will make his season debut in Saturday's game against the Pistons, but is only expected to play 10 minutes, Serena Winters of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.

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193. Jimmy Connors won his fifth and final US Open in 1983 over—newcomer Ivan Lendl.

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194. Agnieszka Radwanska began her summer hard court season at the Bank of the West Classic, where she lost a tight three-set match to Angelique Kerber in the quarterfinals.

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195. Novak Djokovic is a member of the "Champions for Peace" club, a group of famous elite athletes committed to serving peace in the world through sport, created by Peace and Sport, a Monaco-based international organization.

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196. Serena Williams was the favorite to move on after the women's singles quarterfinal match on Wednesday at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia.

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197. Jimmy Connors holds eight grand slam titles to his name.

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198. Sania Mirza reached the finals of Qatar Ladies Open 2015 at Doha alongside Hsieh.

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199. Nick Kyrgios fired 37 aces against Nadal and has more than 100 through his first four matches at Wimbledon.

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200. Andy Murray became the first player, male or female, to win two gold medals in the tennis singles events by defeating Juan Martin del Potro in the final, which lasted over four hours.

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201. Ana Ivanovic had a six-match winning streak heading into the French Open and increased this streak to twelve by reaching the final.

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202. Serena Williams successfully defended her US Open championship in 2014, which gave her 18 career Grand Slam titles, tying her with Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova for the second highest women's singles total of the open era.

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203. In 1990, Monica Seles became the youngest ever French Open champion at the age of 16.

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204. In 1976 Althea Gibson made it to the finals of the ABC television program Superstars, finishing first in basketball shooting and bowling, and runner-up in softball throwing.

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205. Simona Halep entered the French Open as the number 4 seed, and dropped just 11 games in her opening three rounds against Alisa Kleybanova, Heather Watson and Maria Teresa Torro Flor respectively.

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206. Angelique Kerber's made it to the semifinals before losing to Agnieszka Radwanska.

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207. Grigor Dimitrov has appeared in a lot of TV commercials endorsing various products from Wilson Sporting Goods.

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208. At the Australian Open Andy Murray beat Nadal and Cilic before losing in the final to No 1 Roger Federer.

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209. On 8 January, Nick Kyrgios was awarded a wildcard into the 2014 Australian Open, where he won his first-round match against Benjamin Becker in four sets.

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210. On 9 July 2016, Jiri Vesely signed a new three-year contract with Fenerbahce, with NBA opt-out clauses every summer.

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211. In 1965, Rod Laver was clearly the No 1 professional player, winning 17 titles and 13 of 18 matches against Rosewall.

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212. Venus Williams won the match and her fourth Grand Slam singles title.

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213. Rod Laver announced in late December of 1962 that he was joining the International Professional Tennis Players Association, whose members had chipped in to guarantee him $110,000 for the next three-year period.

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214. Althea Gibson was welcomed back to New York City that summer by a ticker-tape parade.

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215. Roger Federer admitted at the ATP Finals last year in London that the new kids on the block will trouble the Big Three as a transition period kicks in.

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216. Stefanos Tsitsipas began playing low-level ITF Futures events in Greece in 2013 shortly after turning 15, not long after he started competing on the junior tour.

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217. Grigor Dimitrov was due to play 8th seed Alexandr Dolgopolov in the quarterfinals, but received a walkover when the Ukrainian retired before the match, citing a thigh injury.

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218. Novak Djokovic was placed in Group A along with Nadal, Berdych, and Roddick.

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219. Ana Ivanovic endorsed Nike apparel and shoes at the beginning of her professional career, but at the beginning of 2006 switched to rival Adidas.

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220. At the Wimbledon Championships Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer in the final in five sets.

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221. Jimmy Connors has served as a commentator and analyst for the Tennis Channel since the US Open tournament of 2009.

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222. Grigor Dimitrov began the defence of his ATP maiden title in Stockholm, winning his second—and third-round matches with Teymuraz Gabashvili and Jack Sock.

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223. Grigor Dimitrov began the defence of his ATP maiden title in Stockholm, winning his second—and third-round matches with Teymuraz Gabashvili and Jack Sock.

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224. At the Paris Masters, Grigor Dimitrov beat Pablo Cuevas in the second round, but then lost to Andy Murray in the third.

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225. Venus Williams finished the season as No 46, her lowest finish since she began to play on the WTA Tour full-time in 1997.

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226. Serena Williams won at the Family Circle Cup, her first clay-court title since the 2002 French Open.

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227. At the time of his victory over MacKay, Rod Laver was ranked only eighth in Australia, demonstrating the depth of tennis talent Down Under.

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228. Serena Williams finished 2007 as No 7 and the top-ranked American for the first time since 2003.

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229. Venus Williams's was entered in Doubles with her sister Serena but pulled out just before their 1st Round match.

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230. Serena Williams served notice that her time had come when she advanced to the semifinals of a Sydney, Australia tournament by beating the then second-ranked woman in the world, Lindsay Davenport, who went on to become the United States Open champion that year.

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231. In 1964, Rod Laver met his future wife, Mary, at fellow tennis giant Jack Kramer's country club in Los Angeles.

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232. Angelique Kerber reached a career high ranking of world No 34 after the tournament.

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233. In 2009, Sania Mirza became engaged to childhood friend Sohrab Mirza.

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234. Sania Mirza partnered different players during 2013 and won five WTA Titles.

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235. At the French Open, Andy Murray won two tough early matches, before losing in his first semi-final at Roland Garros, against Rafael Nadal.

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236. In early 2017, Ana Ivanovic announced she was joining tennis technology company PlaySight Interactive as a brand ambassador.

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237. In July 1988, Jimmy Connors ended a four-year title drought by winning the Sovran Bank Tennis Classic in Washington, DC It was the 106th title of his career.

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238. Venus Williams is a practicing Jehovah's Witness and often thanks Jehovah God after winning matches.

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239. Grigor Dimitrov competed in the doubles with Andreas Seppi and became the first Bulgarian man ever to reach a doubles final at an ATP tournament, they lost to Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram.

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240. Venus Williams's lost to fourth seed Jankovic in the third round of the French Open, her third consecutive loss to Jankovic.

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241. Novak Djokovic holds the best match winning rate in Open Era, as of August 2016.

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242. Jimmy Connors was acquiring a reputation as a maverick in 1972 when he refused to join the newly formed Association of Tennis Professionals, the union that was embraced by most male professional players, in order to play in and dominate a series of smaller tournaments organized by Bill Riordan, his manager.

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243. Monica Seles was the runner-up at the US Open to Steffi Graf again in 1996.

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244. On 12 November 2012, Novak Djokovic won the 2012 ATP World Tour Finals by defeating Roger Federer in straight sets in the final.

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245. Nick Kyrgios gave some interesting comments in his Channel 9 commentary during the third-round match between Roger Federer and Taylor Fritz at the Australian Open.

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246. Nick Kyrgios lost in the second round to 8th seed Andy Murray, winning just four games.

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247. Roger Federer defeated the 2001 US Open champion, Lleyton Hewitt, at the US Open for his first title there.

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248. Venus Williams started 2003 by defeating fifth seed Justine Henin to make the final of the Australian Open for the first time.

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249. Novak Djokovic says his thrilling three-set epic with Roger Federer at the Paris Masters was "one of the best" between the pair.

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250. Stefanos Tsitsipas was born on 12 August 1998 to Apostolos Tsitsipas and Julia Apostoli in a suburb of Athens.

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251. Dominic Thiem went on to win his fourth ATP title by defeating Nicolas Almagro in three sets.

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252. Simona Halep explained to the New York Post that she would have had the surgery even if she was not a tennis player.

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253. At the Beijing Olympics, Andy Murray suffered one of the worst defeats of his career, losing his first round singles match to No 77 Yen-hsun Lu of Taiwan in straight sets.

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254. Jimmy Connors holds the record for men on 109 titles although even that is a long way back from Martina Navratilova's collection of 167 in the women's game.

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255. Roger Federer can play the piano; he took lessons as a child.

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256. In 2001, Roger Federer made his first Grand Slam quarterfinal at the French Open, losing to former world No 2 and eventual finalist Alex Corretja.

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257. In 1997, Roger Federer completed the compulsory 9 years of school and decided that he would become a professional tennis player.

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258. At the time, Monica Seles was ranked No 1 in the world and Graf No 2.

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259. Jimmy Connors played in his first US Championship, the US boys' 11-and-under of 1961, when he was nine years old.

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260. Grigor Dimitrov was seeded 3rd and reached the semifinals, where he lost to 5th seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas.

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261. Sania Mirza was given the top seeding with her partner Bruno Soares in the Mixed Doubles event.

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262. Simona Halep's played for the first time in the mixed doubles tournament, paired with countryman Horia Tecau.

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263. Agnieszka Radwanska's defeated Petra Kvitova in three sets and claimed her first WTA Finals title.

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264. Roger Federer is the face of Uniqlo after ditching Nike back in the summer.

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265. Angelique Kerber's achieved her highest ranking to date as world No 2 with her win.

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266. Serena Williams has played older sister Venus in 30 professional matches since 1998.

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267. Dominic Thiem reached the third round of the Australian Open, his best run yet.

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268. Venus Williams began playing at age four, coached by her father Richard Williams on the public courts of inner-city Compton, California.

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269. Novak Djokovic won his 16 Masters 1000 title in Paris at the end of the season, beating David Ferrer in the final.

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270. Venus Williams turned professional on October 31, 1994, at the age of fourteen.

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271. Angelique Kerber is one of the top tennis players in the world.

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272. Ana Ivanovic won her first career singles title early in the year at the Canberra International, after defeating Melinda Czink in the final.

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273. Serena Williams was named ITF World Champion for the sixth time in her career.

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274. Andy Murray defeated Nicolas Mahut in straight sets despite facing a set point in the first set and three set points in the second set.

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275. Althea Gibson was born in Silver, South Carolina, on August 25, 1927.

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276. Angelique Kerber's faced and defeated Serena Williams in straight sets in a rematch of the 2016 final.

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277. Venus Williams's defeated Serena for the 12th time in her career—her first straight sets victory against her since the 2008 Wimbledon Championships final.

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278. Novak Djokovic has spoken of the positive power of meditation.

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279. Novak Djokovic secured a record seventh Australian Open title with his thrashing of Rafael Nadal in Sunday's final.

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280. Jack Sock collapsed at the US Open, and was forced to retire against Ruben Bemelmans despite being ahead in the match.

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281. Nick Kyrgios attended Radford College until Year 8 and completed his Year 12 certificate in 2012 at Daramalan College in Canberra.

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282. Grigor Dimitrov confirms he has added Andre Agassi to his team.

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283. Steffi Graf retired from tennis in 1999 and wed fellow tennis player Andre Agassi in 2001.

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284. Novak Djokovic participated in four Masters events and qualified for two of them, his best performance coming in Paris, where he reached the third round and defeated fourth seed Mariano Puerta along the way.

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285. Simona Halep's ended her year with a disappointing round-robin elimination in the WTA Finals.

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286. Angelique Kerber's had defeated Pliskova in two finals last year, but Pliskova defeated Kerber this time.

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287. Andy Murray played in his first competitive tournament at age five and by the time he was eight he was competing with adults in the Central District Tennis League.

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288. Roger Federer reached the semifinal of the 2012 Australian Open, setting up a 27th career meeting with Nadal, a match he lost in four sets.

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289. Venus Williams was the only player to take a set against Kvitova in the tournament.

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290. Agnieszka Radwanska's reached the fourth round of Australian Open, where she lost to Venus Williams for the first time since 2010, in three sets.

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291. Venus Williams opened 2017 with a run to the Australian Open final, her first final-round appearance since Wimbledon in 2009, before losing a hard-fought match to Serena.

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292. On 24 November 2017, Roger Federer received an honorary doctorate awarded to him by his home university, the University of Basel.

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293. Sania Mirza was referred to as "Pakistan's daughter-in-law" and unfit to be a representative of an Indian state after she was appointed the Telangana state's brand ambassador.

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294. Jimmy Connors would continue to compete against much younger players and had one of the most remarkable comebacks for any athlete when he reached the semifinals of the 1991 US Open at the age of 39.

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295. Venus Williams reached the semifinals of the Tier I Tennis Masters Series tournament in Indian Wells, California, where she controversially defaulted her match with sister Serena just before the match started.

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296. On 25 September 2015, Grigor Dimitrov announced he had hired Juan Martin del Potro's former coach Franco Davin, but they parted ways in the first half of 2016.

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297. Novak Djokovic strengthened his grip on the world No 1 spot with his victory at the Australian Open, while breakout stars Stefanos Tsitsipas and Frances Tiafoe earned career-high rankings.

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298. Jiri Vesely lost both of his matches to the French.

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299. Sania Mirza's has won a total of 14 medals at three major multi-sport events, namely the Asian Games, the Commonwealth Games and the Afro-Asian Games.

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300. Jack Sock began his 2014 campaign in Auckland against Frenchman Adrian Mannarino.

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301. Serena Williams went through the WTA Championships undefeated winning the final against Li Na, to become the first person to defend the title since Justine Henin in 2007.

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302. Novak Djokovic explains how fatherhood helped him to have success again.

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303. On 9 September 2013, Novak Djokovic lost to Nadal in the 2013 US Open finals in four sets.

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304. Jimmy Connors was generally ranked third in the world those years.

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305. Ana Ivanovic reached the final of the Junior Wimbledon tournament, losing to Kateryna Bondarenko.

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306. Sania Mirza won the majority of her matches and played a key role for the Indian Aces to win the inaugural edition of the IPTL 2014.

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307. Novak Djokovic won his second career title at the Moselle Open in Metz, and moved into the top 20 for the first time in his career.

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308. Serena Williams played one match at the Swedish Open in Bastad before withdrawing with an elbow injury.

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309. Steffi Graf reached thirteen consecutive major singles finals, from the 1987 French Open through to the 1990 French Open, winning nine of them.

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310. At the French Open, Serena Williams lost in the quarterfinals to Henin.

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311. In 1994 Venus Williams played her first professional tournament in Oakland, California.

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312. At Wimbledon, Ana Ivanovic saved match points against Nathalie Dechy, but fell against unseeded wildcard Zheng Jie of China in straight sets in the third round.

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313. Sania Mirza was seeded at the 2006 Australian Open, only falling to Michaella Krajicek.

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314. On July 9, 2016, Jiri Vesely signed a new three-year contract with Fenerbahce, with NBA opt-out clauses every summer.

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315. Novak Djokovic won this match in 4 sets to win his first Grand Slam singles title.

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316. Grigor Dimitrov would then take a few breaks from Davis Cup which would result in Bulgaria being relegated back to the lowest division of Davis Cup.

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317. Venus Williams's lost in the quarterfinals in straight sets to the No 2, defending and eventual champion Maria Sharapova.

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318. Venus Williams is more than a great tennis player: she is a true tennis celebrity.

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319. Roger Federer would like the ATP Finals to remain in London beyond 2020 unless there is a compelling case to move the tournament.

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320. Simona Halep spoke to Elle about growing up in Romania, and her first tennis memories.

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321. Jiri Vesely made it to the third round of the 2016 Istanbul Open—Singles before losing to Grigor Dimitrov.

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322. Nick Kyrgios confirmed in January 2015 that he would return home and base himself out of Canberra.

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323. Dominic Thiem was defeated by the sixteenth seed, Tommy Robredo, in the second round in a tight two setter.

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