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Teen genius Ko to go pro in two years

Reuters: Sports News Teen genius Ko to go pro in two years (Reuters) – Teenage golfing sensation Lydia Ko says she will turn professional in a couple of years after the 15-year-old New Zealander finished third in the women’s Australian Open on Sunday. more info… ...

Swedish rookie plays on through spider bite in LPGA event

Reuters: Sports News Swedish rookie plays on through spider bite in LPGA event (Reuters) – Daniela Holmqvist performed emergency surgery with a golf tee to extract potentially fatal spider venom from her leg before going on to complete her round in a qualifying event for the women’s Australian Open in Canberra. more...

Djokovic shines as Serbia lead Belgium in Davis Cup

Reuters: Sports News Djokovic shines as Serbia lead Belgium in Davis Cup LONDON (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic quickly got back in the groove after his Australian Open triumph with a crushing defeat of Olivier Rochus as Serbia surged into a 2-0 lead in their Davis Cup world group, first round tie in Belgium on Friday. more...

Kvitova to lead Czechs at start of Fed Cup defence

Reuters: Sports News Kvitova to lead Czechs at start of Fed Cup defence PRAGUE (Reuters) – World number eight Petra Kvitova, dumped out in the second round at the Australian Open, will lead the Czech Republic in their Fed Cup title defence when they take on Australia in a first round tie next month. more info… ...

Drug testing woefully inadequate, say leading figures

Reuters: Sports News Drug testing woefully inadequate, say leading figures MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic’s cheque for winning the Australian Open on Sunday was more than the entire annual budget for anti-doping in tennis, a programme many feel is woefully inadequate. more info… ...