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By Toby Davis
LONDON (Reuters) - Five major sporting upsets in 2014:

1. Brazil suffer 7-1 World Cup humiliation against Germany
"Historic Di...

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:22:05 +1300
No mega events but plenty on the sporting menu in 2015 (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25825878

By Nick Mulvenney
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The lack of an Olympics or a football World Cup deprives 2015 of a single global focus for sports fans but a rich calendar of international events h...

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:20:50 +1300
Top service for Hopman stars (The West Australian) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25824471

Swimming with sharks, bathing at Cottesloe give best tennis players a taste of WA.

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:00:20 +1300
Hewitt believes in Open dream (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25823125

He might be well into the veteran category but Lleyton Hewitt says there's no reason he can't enjoy a long run at this summer's Australian Open.

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:04:27 +1300
Barty should take her time: Hewitt (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25824229

Lleyton Hewitt says Ashleigh Barty shouldn't rush any return to tennis and it's up to her when, or if, she rejoins the world tour.

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:47:08 +1300
Smith into Aus Open tennis wildcard final (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25824103

John-Patrick Smith will face Jordan Thompson in the final of the Australian Open 2015 wildcard play-off at Melbourne Park.

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:13:09 +1300
Nadal ready for Australian Open (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25816954

Former world No.1 Rafael Nadal is hopeful of being a threat at the Australian Open after recovering from an injury-plagued 2014 season.

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 03:39:13 +1300
Williams and Djokovic top world tennis awards (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25815032

Paris (AFP) - Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were named as men's and women's World Champions for 2014 on Thursday by the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:23:08 +1300
Williams and Djokovic top world tennis awards (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25814069

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were named as men's and women's World Champions for 2014 on Thursday by the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:45:18 +1300
Noah vows to keep quiet after Davis Cup criticisms (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/tennis/news/article/-/25813871

Former star player Yannick Noah has offered an apology of sorts for criticising France's defeated Davis Cup team saying that he would keep quiet in the future.

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:30:39 +1300