Tennis

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia during the Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco April 16, 2014.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain returns the ball to Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia during the Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco

A supporter of the Czech Republic cheers during the quarterfinal of Davis Cup World Group tennis at Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo.

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A Czech Republic supporter cheers during the quarter-final of Davis Cup World Group tennis at Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo.

Rafael Nadal of Spain hits a return to Roger Federer of Switzerland during their men's singles semi-final match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne

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Multiple exposure of Rafael Nadal hitting a return to Roger Federer during their men’s singles semi-final match at the Australian Open 2014 in Melbourne on Friday. Nadal won in three sets to go through to the final.

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria is silhouetted as he plays Rafael Nadal of Spain during their quarterfinal at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014.

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Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria is silhouetted as he plays Rafael Nadal of Spain during their quarter final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia

Serena Williams of the U.S. serves to Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia during their women's singles match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne...Serena Williams of the U.S. serves to Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia during their women's singles match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 17, 2014.

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Serena Williams of the US serves to Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia during their women’s singles match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne. Williams won 6-3 6-3. 

Tennis fans protect themselves from the sun during a first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.

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Tennis fans protect themselves from the sun during a first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia

Novak Djokovic of Serbia signs autographs after his men's singles match against Lukas Lacko of Slovakia at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia signs autographs after his men’s singles match against Lukas Lacko of Slovakia at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne. Djokovic won 6-3 7-6 (7-2) 6-1.

Blue-tipped fingernails of Williams of the U.S. are seen as she bounces the ball to serve during her women's singles match against Makarova of Russia at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne...The blue-tipped fingernails of Venus Williams of the U.S. are seen as she bounces the ball to serve during her women's singles match against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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Venus Williams of the US prepares to serve against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia at the Australian Open in Melbourne. 

Williams of the U.S. serves to Cibulkova of Slovakia during their women's singles match at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane...Serena Williams of the U.S. serves to Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia during their women's singles match at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, January 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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Serena Williams of the US serves to Dominika Cibulková of Slovakia during their women’s singles match at the Brisbane International tennis tournament. 

Stephens of U.S. serves during her match against Wozniacki of Denmark at China Open tennis tournament in Beijing...Sloane Stephens of the U.S. serves during her match against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing October 3, 2013.  REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

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Sloane Stephens of the US serves during her match against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing.

Spectators hold umbrellas to shield from the sun as they watch a match between Serena Williams of the U.S. and Francesca Schiavone of Italy at the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, China Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.

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Spectators hold umbrellas to shield from the sun as they watch a match between Serena Williams of the US and Francesca Schiavone of Italy at the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, China. 

Vinci of Italy serves to compatriot Giorgi at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York...Roberta Vinci of Italy serves to compatriot Camila Giorgi at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York September 2, 2013.

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Roberta Vinci of Italy serves during her straight sets win over compatriot Camila Giorgi at the US Open tennis championships in New York on Monday

Stephens serves to Radwanska at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Toronto...Sloane Stephens of the U.S. serves to Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during their women's tennis match at day four of the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Toronto, August 8, 2013

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Sloane Stephens, of the US, serves to Agnieszka Radwanska, of Poland, during their women’s tennis match on day four of the Rogers Cup tournament in Toronto

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Andy Murray of Britain reacts on defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the men’s singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Sunday

Tennis - 2013 Wimbledon Championships - Day Thirteen - The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club...Fans react on Murray Mount as they watch Great Britain's Andy Murray play Serbia's Novak Djokovic in their Men's Final, on the big screen during day thirteen of the Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday July 7, 2013. See PA story TENNIS Wimbledon. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire.  RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. No commercial use. No video emulation. No use with any unofficial third party logos.

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Fans react on Murray Mount as they watch on the big screen Great Britain’s Andy Murray play Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in the men’s grand slam final of the Wimbledon tennis Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, UK. Murray won in three sets, 6-4 7-5 6-4, and became the first British men’s player to take the trophy for 77 years 

The Championships - Wimbledon 2013: Day Eleven...LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 05:  Spectators wearing Union flag decorated dresses gather on the outside viewing area known as 'Murray Mound' to watch the action on a giant TV screen on day eleven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 5, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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Spectators wearing Union Jack flag decorated dresses gather on the outside viewing area known as ‘Murray Mound’ to watch the action on a giant TV screen on day eleven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on Friday 

Marion Bartoli of France celebrates after defeating Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium in the women's semi-final tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships.

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Marion Bartoli of France celebrates after defeating Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium in the women’s semi-final tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in the UK.

Fans on 'Murray Mount' react whilst watching match action between Great Britain's Andy Murray and Spain's Fernando Verdasco on the big screen during day nine of the Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon.

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Fans on “Murray Mount” react while watching a tennis match between the UK’s Andy Murray and Spain’s Fernando Verdasco on the big screen at the Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon, UK.

Alize Cornet of France hits a return to Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan in their women's singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London...Alize Cornet of France hits a return to Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan in their women's singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London June 26, 2013.      REUTERS/Eddie Keogh (BRITAIN  - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)

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Alizé Cornet of France hits a return to Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan in their women’s singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Championships in London on Wednesday. 

Spectators wait for play to start on number two court at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London...Spectators wait for play to start on number two court at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London June 25, 2013.    REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN  - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)

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Spectators wait for play to start on number two court at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London on Tuesday.