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11hIan Chadband

For Federer and his fans, love is everywhere

Wherever Roger Federer goes, his admirers make sure their hero knows how much he means to them. And a big reason for their devotion is that the feeling is clearly mutual.

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Querrey, Young reach Delray Beach quarterfinals

Defending champion Sam Querrey reached the Delray Beach Open quarterfinals by hitting 13 aces and winning 24 of 25 first-serve points in a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Jared Donaldson on Thursday.

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Babos to face Dodin in Hungary last eight

Timea Babos, the top seed and home favourite, is through to the quarterfinals of the Hungarian Ladies Open after beating Anna Blinkova in the second round.

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Wawrinka, Dimitrov commit to Queen's

Stan Wawrinka and Grigor Dimitrov have been added to the lineup for the Aegon Championships at Queen's this June.

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No. 2 seed Thiem reaches Rio Open quarters

Second-seeded Dominic Thiem reached the quarterfinals of the Rio Open with a 6-2, 7-5 victory over Dusan Lajovic. The clear favorite with Kei Nishikori out, Thiem next faces Diego Schwartzman.

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Five reasons we love sports in 2017

Looking for something to love this Valentine's Day? We've got our hearts aflutter ranking our favorite sports moments from 2017. Want a hint? Serena and Venus are definitely on the list.

Nishikori targeting 2017 Grand Slam title (1:16)
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Don't get carried away about Federer, Nadal

Fans surely will hope that Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have regained their status as Grand Slam threats after their historic Australian Open showdown, but reality might not be so rosy.

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Nadal to rival Murray at Queen's

Rafael Nadal will return to Queen's Club in the summer, nine years after winning the event and his maiden Wimbledon title.

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Britain into Davis Cup QFs in dramatic fashion

Great Britain won their Davis Cup tie against Canada in dramatic fashion after teenager Denis Shapovalov was defaulted for hitting a ball into the face of umpire Arnaud Gabas.

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23dPeter Bodo

What does the Aussie Open tell us about 2017?

There's little surprise that a Williams sister was in the final and that two of the Big Four faced off in the men's title match. But here are some takeaways to consider for the upcoming season.

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Kamakshi Tandon @Kamakshi_Tandon

A week ago -- what's wrong with Kerber, Pliskova's the next big thing. This week -- Kerber's back, Pliskova's not even the best Pliskova.