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Tennis deity Roger Federer has hit back at fellow players who have accused him of adopting a non-interventionist approach to his Player Council presidency with smooth, European precision: “I’m fucking Swiss, did you expect me to engage in political discourse?” Federer and Spaniard Rafael Nadal were unanimously re-elected for a two-year term as president and…

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Hungry sponsors are clambering over each other to get a piece of newly crowned US open winner Sam Stosur. Stosur’s manager has reportedly been approached by more than 50 companies keen on using tennis’ hottest property as their brand ambassador since the Australian overcame perennial A-hole Serena Williams, 6-3 6-2, in the women’s final mere…

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The King and Queen of tennis, Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf, are committing acts of “treason” in not forcing their children to play tennis, according to the president of the International Tennis Federation. Agassi revealed in an interview that he and his wife, German tennis legend Steffi, had no plans to coerce their offspring into picking up a racket, describing the sport…

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