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WTA gives increased protection for returning mothers on tour for 2019

Mothers returning to tennis will have increased protection for their rankings on the WTA Tour from next season.Players coming back from childbirth, or injury, will now be able to use their previous ranking to enter 12 tournaments over a three-year period.

Australian Open: Murray to use protected ranking to play in Melbourne

Andy Murray will use his protected ranking of world number two to gain entry to January’s Australian Open.The Briton, 31, ended his season early to focus on making “big improvements”, having played in six events since returning from hip surgery in June.

Federer beats Thiem to keep alive ATP Finals hopes

Roger Federer recovered from his first-match nightmare to keep alive his hopes at the ATP Finals with a comfortable victory over Dominic Thiem.Switzerland’s Federer, knowing defeat would mean he would not advance from his group, beat the Austrian 6-2 6-3.

Paris Masters : Khachanov beats Djokovic in final

Russia’s Karen Khachanov defeated incoming world number one Novak Djokovic to win his first Masters 1000 title at the Paris Masters.The 22-year-old beat Djokovic 7-5 6-4 in one hour and 37 minutes to end the Serb’s 22-match unbeaten run.

Williams: Federer says American 'went too far' in US Open final

Roger Federer says fellow tennis great Serena Williams “went too far” in her outburst at the umpire during September’s US Open final.Williams received a code violation for coaching, a penalty point for racquet abuse and a game penalty for calling the umpire a “liar” and a “thief” during her defeat by Naomi Osaka.

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