Tennis

2017 Season Review: Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina seals another successful year By Don Han

Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina, one of the game's longest-lasting pairings in recent years, had a successful 2017 after claiming their third Major trophy together....

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2017 Season Review: Chan Yung-jan and Martina Hingis shine with nine WTA titles By Don Han

Chan Yung-jan and Martina Hingis have been one of the most dominant pairings in recent years after amassing a 53-7 win-loss record while claiming nine trophies along the way....

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2017 Season Review: Ryan Harrison has success in both doubles and singles By Susan Regisford

Ryan Harrison showed glimpses of the talent that has long been spoken of early in the season when he won his first career singles title in his first ever final. He topped that in doubles by winning his first major title at Roland Garros....

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2017 Season Review: Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua enjoys successful comeback

Don Han | Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua reunited for a successful 2017 season, having broken back into the top-10 of the rankings and returning into contention for the Grand Slams once again. The Aussie pairing will look to continue breaking new grounds in the following year, especially after their impressive comeback. Win-loss record Barty and Dellacqua own a fair 35-13 win-loss record in their comeback season. In their first year together since 2013, they won three WTA titles and also reached their fourth Grand Slam final as a pair. They also earned a couple of notable wins against fellow top doubles teams such as Anna-Lena Groenefeld/Kveta Peschke, Lucie Hradecka/Katerina Siniakova and also WTA Finals champion Timea Babos/Andrea Hlavackova. Barty and Dellacqua discuss tactics during their match at the Australian Open | Photo: Jack Thomas/Getty Images AsiaPac High Points They received a wildcard into their home tournament, the Australian Open. Having reached the final four years ago, Barty and Dellacqua reached the quarterfinals after defeating Martina Hingis and Coco Vandeweghe, the fifth seeds, before upsetting Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Kveta Peschke in straight sets. After winning the opening set 6-1 against then-number one team of Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic, their game crumbled as the French pairing was just too strong for them. Nevertheless, it was an impressive tournament for the unseeded wildcards, who showed that they are still capable of producing some world-class tennis. Their good run continued after they strolled to the title at the Malaysian Open without losing a set. Being unseeded, the Australians were ironically the...

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2017 Season Review: Timea Babos and Andrea Hlavackova record successful year By Don Han

Timea Babos and Andrea Hlavackova only teamed up towards the end of April but has labeled themselves as one of the best pairings in the world with their successes, including a title at the WTA Finals....

NBA

LeBron James and James Harden earn Player of the Month honors for November By Raj Sawhney

LeBron James and James Harden kicked off the season spectacularly, earning the two MVP caliber players the Eastern and Western Conference player of the month awards respectively....

MLS

Seattle Sounders claim Western Conference Title; will face Toronto FC in MLS Cup rematch By Tyler Fisher

Seattle Sounders took care of the Houston Dynamo in the Western Conference Finals to advance to their second consecutive MLS Cup Final against Toronto FC....

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Cleveland Cavaliers' Iman Shumpert to miss 6-to-8 weeks following knee surgery By Raj Sawhney

A left knee effusion has resulted in the need for surgery for Cleveland's Iman Shumpert. This injury adds to the long list of lost players for the Cavaliers....

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2017 Season Review: Frances Tiafoe By Susan Regisford

Frances Tiafoe may not have had the 2017 season he envisioned; however, cracking the top one hundred for the first time in his career must have made him quite proud....

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2017 Season Review: Kontinen/Peers continue success to capture major titles By Pathik Gamana

2017 saw Henri Kontinen and John Peers win their maiden Grand Slam title as well as defending their World Tour Finals title....

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2017 Season Review: Mattek-Sands and Safarova add two Major trophies to their collection By Don Han

Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova won the first two Grand Slams of the year before a freak injury sustained by the American forced them to end their season early....
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