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`Happy` Maria Sharapova hunts more tests on doping comeback after semi-final elimination at Stuttgart Open

`Happy` Maria Sharapova hunts more tests on doping comeback after semi-final elimination at Stuttgart Open

She will learn on May 16 whether she will be given a wild card for the main draw at the French Open where she has twice been champion.

Davis Cup: Leander Paes fails to realise dream for record doubles win after losing to Kiwis in third rubber Davis Cup: Leander Paes fails to realise dream for record doubles win after losing to Kiwis in third rubber

India, who are now 2-1 ahead in the tie, will need to win one of the two reverse singles on Sunday to clinch a place in the second round.

Davis Cup: India vs New Zealand – Sitak-Venus pair dent Paes' record bid, keeps Kiwis afloat Davis Cup: India vs New Zealand – Sitak-Venus pair dent Paes' record bid, keeps Kiwis afloat

The defeat for Paes and his partner meant that the 43-year-old Indian stalwart could not overtake Italian Nicola Pietrangeli for most wins in doubles in Davis Cup history.

Davis Cup 2017: Novak Djokovic gives Serbia early lead; champions Argentina suffer slump against Italy Davis Cup 2017: Novak Djokovic gives Serbia early lead; champions Argentina suffer slump against Italy

Djokovic, dropped the first set and was 0-3 down in the second against promising 20-year-old Daniil Medvedev in Nis.

Davis Cup: Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan give India 2-0 lead over New Zealand Davis Cup: Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan give India 2-0 lead over New Zealand

Bhambri, 24, trailed the first set 1-3 before winning four straight games against a faltering Tearney on the hard court surface.

Davis Cup Preview: India vs New Zealand – Chance for Leander Paes to get doubles world record Davis Cup Preview: India vs New Zealand – Chance for Leander Paes to get doubles world record

The 18-time Grand Slam champion, who is all set to take part in his 55th Davis Cup tie, is tied with Italy's Nicola Pietrangeli on 42 doubles wins in doubles.

Davis Cup 2017: Novak Djokovic, Nick Kyrgios in lead roles at star-stripped tournament Davis Cup 2017: Novak Djokovic, Nick Kyrgios in lead roles at star-stripped tournament

 Australian Open champion Roger Federer and world number three Stan Wawrinka miss Switzerland`s tie in the United States.

Maria Sharapova to make comeback at Stuttgart claycourt after learning boxing during doping ban Maria Sharapova to make comeback at Stuttgart claycourt after learning boxing during doping ban

Sharapova will return to action at the Stuttgart claycourt tournament on April 26 after her initial two-year ban was cut to 15 months.

Fed Cup: Serena Williams, Venus Williams to skip first round tie against Germany Fed Cup: Serena Williams, Venus Williams to skip first round tie against Germany

US captain Kathy Rinaldi announced her squad on Wednesday for the best-of-five match tie which doesn't include the Williams sisters.

Top seed Simona Halep into last eight in St Petersburg Top seed Simona Halep into last eight in St Petersburg

Fourth-ranked Halep crashed out of last month`s Australian Open in the first round.

With no telecast of Australian Open men's final, Ramiz Raja calls Pakistan a 'sports unfriendly nation' With no telecast of Australian Open men's final, Ramiz Raja calls Pakistan a 'sports unfriendly nation'

The match proved to be another epic 5-setter as Roger Federer fought back from 2-0 down in final set to claim the trophy.

Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal – Fans dig deep into their pockets to watch epic final between two greats Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal – Fans dig deep into their pockets to watch epic final between two greats

While fans across the world tuned to their TV sets to watch the high-voltage encounter, those who could afford to watch it live were ready to shell out huge sums of money for a life-time experience.

Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer's emotional tribute to wife Mirka is winning the Internet Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer's emotional tribute to wife Mirka is winning the Internet

Mirka was the first person to welcome her husband after he made his way off court after his stunning five-set triumph on Sunday night.

Davis Cup'17: Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios still in hunt for coach to improve his game Davis Cup'17: Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios still in hunt for coach to improve his game

Kyrgios has been without a coach since parting with Todd Larkham before Wimbledon in 2015.

Australian Open: Roger Federer dismisses 'legal cheating' claims against Rafael Nadal in final Australian Open: Roger Federer dismisses 'legal cheating' claims against Rafael Nadal in final

Federer, who last won a Grand Slam in 2012 (Wimbledon), defeated Nadal 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 in a contest that lasted for 3 hours and 38 minutes.

ATP Men's Rankings: Roger Federer back in top 10 with win over Rafael Nadal in Australian Open final ATP Men's Rankings: Roger Federer back in top 10 with win over Rafael Nadal in Australian Open final

Nadal, beaten 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, moved up three places to sixth in the list still dominated by early Australian Open victims Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic.