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Federer joins Murray in 4th round at Australian Open, but Sock falls

Roger Federer showed against 10th-seeded Tomas Berdych that his first two wins against qualifiers at the Australian Open really were warmups. The 17-time Grand Slam champion, seeded a lowly-by-his-standards 17th after spending six months on the sidelines last season, only needed 90 minutes to beat Berdych 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 in the third round on Friday night.

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After second-round win at Australian Open, Jack Sock poised to take next step for U.S. men

John Isner has long been accustomed to carrying the torch for U.S. men’s tennis, dealing with the heightened expectations at the Grand Slams and the inevitable questions that follow early losses. Isner again faltered at the Australian Open on Wednesday with a defeat in the second round, but there was a bright spot for the Americans — another win by Jack Sock, the player now poised to step into his shoes as the next U.S. hope.

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National Women's Indoor Tennis Championships draws athletes 65 years old and over to Overland Park

Every year the USTA holds four national competitions that take place on grass, clay, indoor and outdoor hard court. Genesis Athletic Club in Overland Park is holding the Indoor Championships that has drawn 49 women from all over the United States.
Madeleine Ptacin The Kansas City Star
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National Women's Indoor Tennis Championships draws athletes 65 years old and over to Overland Park

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