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Australian Open, Day 5: Andy Murray, Roger Federer masterclass wows

Australian Open, Day 5: Andy Murray, Roger Federer masterclass wows

Murray and Federer had both watched from afar on Thursday as Djokovic, the defending champion and six-time winner, suffered a stunning defeat to 117th-ranked Denis Istomin.

Indian tennis fraternity pay tribute to Somdev Devvarman's contribution to Indian sports Indian tennis fraternity pay tribute to Somdev Devvarman's contribution to Indian sports

Counter-puncher Somdev, at the age of 31, announced his retirement from tennis on Sunday, having represented India in the Davis Cup in 14 ties with 14 wins and 10 defeats in singles.

'No issues' with Hesh but Leander drops retirement hints 'No issues' with Hesh but Leander drops retirement hints

Asked if he will think of retiring if he gets to record 43rd Davis Cup win, Paes replied:"You will see."

Somdev Devvarman retires from professional tennis Somdev Devvarman retires from professional tennis

Devvarman won gold medals at the Guangzhou Asiad and Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010.

Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic to take third spot in Abu Dhabi Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic to take third spot in Abu Dhabi

Murray, succumbed to a surprise loss to Belgian David Goffin on Friday, having ended the official season with a 24-game string of wins.

Chennai Open: Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Yuki Bhambri win opening round in qualifiers Chennai Open: Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Yuki Bhambri win opening round in qualifiers

The third Indian player in action in the qualifier, Sasi Kumar Mukund went down fighting to Argentine Nicolas Kicker.

Andy Murray, Mo Farah knighted in Queen's New year Honours list Andy Murray, Mo Farah knighted in Queen's New year Honours list

Murray, previously honoured with an OBE in 2012, earlier this month he was voted the BBC Sports Personality of the Year for a record third time.

Chennai Open: Bhambhri, Mukund, Prajnesh face tricky opponents in qualifiers Chennai Open: Bhambhri, Mukund, Prajnesh face tricky opponents in qualifiers

India has a third entry in the form of Prajnesh Gunneswaran, who faces off with Japan's Hiroki Moriya.

Roger Federer to make comeback at Hopman Cup after six months injury gap Roger Federer to make comeback at Hopman Cup after six months injury gap

The 17-time Grand Slam champion has not played a match since July when he tumbled during the final set of a loss to Milos Raonic in the semi-finals at Wimbledon.

Serena Williams announces engagement with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in poetic fashion Serena Williams announces engagement with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in poetic fashion

Williams, 35, and Ohanian, 33, did not reveal a wedding date in the postings, listed under the Reddit tag `isaidyes`.

Best of 2016: A look at tennis stars who bow out this year Best of 2016: A look at tennis stars who bow out this year

We take a look at some of the players who retired from professional tennis this year

Andy Murray heads to Abu Dhabi to prepare for Australian Open Andy Murray heads to Abu Dhabi to prepare for Australian Open

Murray has won nine titles in 2016, including Wimbledon and the Olympic gold medal, and thrashed Djokovic in the final of the ATP Tour Finals

Tennis star Ana Ivanovic announces retirement at age of 29, says not fit enough for elite level Tennis star Ana Ivanovic announces retirement at age of 29, says not fit enough for elite level

Ivanovic became the first Serbian woman to win a grand slam tournament when she beat Russian Dinara Safina in the 2008 French Open final,

Olympic aspirations fail but Indian Tennis stars scale new heights in 2016 Olympic aspirations fail but Indian Tennis stars scale new heights in 2016

Sania came close to a historic Olympic medal in company of Rohan Bopanna  but the Indian combination snatched defeat from a winning position in Rio.

Australian Open 2016: Nick Kyrgios prepared for comeback after ban Australian Open 2016: Nick Kyrgios prepared for comeback after ban

Kyrgios, who won three ATP titles this year with his world ranking climbing to 13, believes he is capable of winning the tournament.