• Djokovic and Williams take ITF annual honours

    LONDON (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been named 2014 World Champions by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). The annual award takes in performances on the regular Tour and grand slams. Wimbledon champion Djokovic takes the men's prize for the fourth time having won seven…

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  • Rafael Nadal is Tommy Hilfiger's newest spokesmodel

    American brand Tommy Hilfiger has signed Rafael Nadal as the latest face for its underwear and tailored ranges. 

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  • Williams and Djokovic top world tennis awards

    Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were named as men's and women's World Champions for 2014 on Thursday by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). It is the fourth time that Djokovic has taken the top award after he won Wimbledon, the ATP World Tour finals and finished the year ranked number one…

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  • Tennis-Kei Nishikori, breakthrough of the year

    Dec 18 (Reuters) - A look at the rise of Kei Nishikori, culminating in his breakthrough year in 2014: EARLY LIFE Born: Shimane, Japan, Dec 29, 1989 Began playing tennis aged five Moved to the U.S. aged 14 to train at the Nick Bollettieri Academy in Florida. Funded by the Masaaki Morita (chief…

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  • McIlroy and Wust take top Reuters awards

    By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - Double major golf winner Rory McIlroy and prolific Olympic Dutch speed skater Irene Wust have been named Reuters sportsman and sportswoman of the year after a poll of the news agency's sports journalists from around the world. Soccer World Cup winners Germany…

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  • Warrior spirit leads Nishikori to new heights

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - There comes a moment in all great sporting careers when the puzzle fits together and for Kei Nishikori it arrived on a sweltering early September afternoon in New York. It was there that the young kohai (Japanese for protege) humbled the master, in this case…

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  • Djokovic, Williams get top ITF annual awards

    LONDON (AP) -- Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been selected as the International Tennis Federation's world champions for 2014.

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  • ADVISORY-Reuters sports awards and yearenders

    LONDON, Dec 18 (Reuters) - On Thursday Dec. 18 we will publish the result of the Reuters sports awards, voted for by the agency's journalists around the world. Alongside the results we will publish a series of profiles, interviews and factboxes relating to the winners. The award categories are:…

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