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Novak at his first practice in Acapulco, Mexico on Sunday

Novak received a wildcard and is playing the Abierto Mexicano de Tenis this week.

(via BasiaID on Twitter, Abierto Mexicano de Tenis on Facebook)

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Watch: Serena Williams just masterfully defended herself against a manipulative reporter and gave us all a world class lesson in self love at the same time

There are 101 ways this exchange could’ve gone differently. However, Williams’ concise directive, “You should apologize,” did more than demand kindness. It demanded accountability for rudeness. Well done. This is truly the perfect lesson in “How to respond to respond rude people in 2017.”

Gifs: Australian Open TV

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Venus and Serena Williams just made tennis history … again

  • Venus and Serena Williams are the oldest women to compete at the Australian Open for the Grand Slam final in the modern tennis era.
  • “This is probably the moment of our careers so far,” Serena Williams told reporters, according to CNN. “For me, I can definitely say for me.”
  • Venus Williams is 36, and Serena is 35, and together — over the course of two decades — they’ve changed the face of tennis by becoming two of the most prominent and dominant African-American athletes of all time. Read more

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Watch: Venus Williams’ joyful reaction to becoming a Grand Slam finalist YEARS after she was supposedly too old to play is the best thing on the internet

On Wednesday, Williams beat her opponent, CoCo Vandeweghe, in the Australian Open semi-finals — and even made history doing so. At 36, she is the oldest finalist in the tournament’s singles matches. It’s no wonder, then, that she had such a perfect reaction. Take a look at a clip of her reaction to winning.

Gifs: Bradd Jaffy

Novak’s draw at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel in Acapulco:

  • First round: Martin Klizan
  • Second round: Juan Martin Del Potro/qualifier
  • Quarter-finals: Nick Kyrgios, Bernard Tomic
  • Semi-finals: Dominic Thiem, David Goffin
  • Final: Rafael Nadal, Marin Cilic

(via novakdjokovic.com)

The moment we all have been waiting for! 

Roger Federer is the 2017 Australian Open champion.

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