Sharapova claims underdog status against Wozniacki
Maria Sharapova has declared herself the underdog in her blockbuster third round clash with Australian Open defending champion Caroline Wozniacki, despite having five Grand Slam titles to the Dane's one.
Federer, Nadal stay on track as Sharapova sets up Wozniacki showdown
Roger Federer ground out a tough three-set win to make the Australian Open third round for an incredible 20th straight year Wednesday, with long-time rival Rafael Nadal also safely through in his drive towards an 18th Grand Slam title.
Agut expects tough duel from injured Murray at Australian Open
Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut will give no quarter to Andy Murray in their first round clash at the Australian Open and expects the injured Briton to “fight” hard in what could be his last match as a professional. Three-time Grand Slam champion Murray said on Friday that he might retire after the tournament, with the…
New kid Zverev sad at 'coolest dude' Murray quitting tennis
Brightest new kid on the block Alexander Zverev said Saturday he was sad to hear "super nice" Andy Murray say the Australian Open could be his last tournament. Murray on Friday shocked the tennis world by declaring that his chronic hip pain had not been eased by surgery a year ago and he could end…
Djokovic and Halep top seeds at Australian Open
World number ones Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were named top seeds on Thursday for next week's Australian Open, with 23-time major winner Serena Williams lurking at 16 on the women's side. Djokovic heads long-time rival Rafael Nadal and defending champion Roger Federer, with young-gun Alexander Zverev seeded four as he targets a maiden Grand…
Serena confirmed for eighth Australian Open title tilt
Seven times champion Serena Williams will be back at the Australian Open in 2019 having missed her title defence this year after giving birth, organisers said Tuesday.
Murray to make comeback at Queen's
Former world number one Andy Murray will return to competitive action after almost a year's hiatus at next week's Queen's ATP tournament, organisers announced on Saturday. The 31-year-old Scot has not played a competitive match since he was knocked out of the Wimbledon quarter-finals last July, a hip injury ending his season. He underwent surgery…
Federer into Australian Open final as Chung retires injured
Defending champion Roger Federer advanced to the Australian Open final after South Korea's Chung Hyeon retired injured in their semi-final on Friday.
Dimitrov defeats Kyrgios to reach quarter-finals of Australian Open
Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov ended home hopes of a first men’s champion in 42 years with victory over Nick Kyrgios at the Australian Open.