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  1. Video for Māori sporting legend leaves a legacy
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    Māori sporting legend leaves a legacy

    The family of Margaret Hiha MNZM, and the wider sporting community, are mourning her death at 86 years of age, leaving a rich sporting legacy in her wake. The former NZ hockey player and coach founded the NZ Māori Hockey Tournament, and was also a NZ Māori tennis champion.

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    Past and future African-American tennis stars compete at ASB Classic

    Some of the biggest names in women's tennis were on centre court. Among them, 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams, and 15-year-old sensation Cori "Coco" Gauff, the youngest player ranked in the top 100 female players in the world.

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    Tūwharetoa tennis champ laps up ASB Classic opportunity

    Paige Hourigan has gained entry to the main draw of the ASB Classic for the first time and, after her losing her father last year, the Tūwharetoa champion is hoping that this can be the year she achieves some of her biggest goals. With a field containing Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki and defending champ Julia Gorges, winning the event will be a tough ask.

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    Draw set for Women’s ASB Classic

    Kiwi Paige Hourigan will be up against former world number one Caroline Wozniacki first up, while top seed Serena Williams will play veteran Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova on centre court.

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    Hourigan aims for more ASB Classic heroics

    After a tumultuous professional debut season on the Women’s Tennis Association tour, Ngāti Tūwharetoa’s Paige Hourigan is ready to take on the world’ best again next week at the ASB Classic in Auckland.

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    Sports stars pledge to help fire recovery efforts

    Australian sports stars are doing their bit to help with the current fire crisis. Led by world tennis number 30 Nick Kyrgios, players from across the codes are making donations to assist with the recovery effort.

  7. Video for Powerhouses of wāhine tennis to team up in Auckland
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    Powerhouses of wāhine tennis to team up in Auckland

    The ASB Classic is set to get underway in the new year, and two of its biggest names will be on court together for the first time.

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    Aotearoa Māori Tennis and Tennis NZ pair up off court

    The partnership agreement signed between the boards of Aotearoa Māori Tennis (ATMA) and Tennis NZ will see the pair work together to embrace tīkanga Māori, while also growing the game. 

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    Indigenous Australian Ash Barty becomes tennis world number one

    Ash Barty has ascended to the WTA's world number one tennis ranking, after victory at the Birmingham Classic over the weekend.

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    Hourigan wins Cancun tennis title

    Paige Hourigan wins her first singles title of the year, beating Colombian María Camila Osorio Serrano 6-4, 6-3 in the final of the Cancun Tennis Bowl in Mexico.

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