Federer thanks lucky stars for Nadal fightback
Roger Federer has admitted his year would have been "very different" had he not battled back from a 1-3 fifth-set deficit in his Australian Open triumph against Rafael Nadal.
A fortnight of expectations, thrills, surprises as U.S. Open serves off
As the show takes off today, the uncertainty about the outcomes is unprecedented. The calendar year still dominates our minds although it is a circle. Human beings delineate time by the intervals between events.
Free at last, Sharapova returns to her love
Former world number one, Maria Sharapova will return to action at next month’s Porsche Grand Prix, courtesy of a wildcard entry.
Djokovic eyes fun in Acapulco after Aussie nightmare
Novak Djokovic said Monday he is ready to atone for his shock Australian Open exit as he prepares to return to action in Acapulco.
Melbourne master Federer back in top 10
Roger Federer has climbed back into the ATP top 10 on the strength of his epic 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.
Federer wins fifth Australian Open title, 18th grand slam
Roger Federer raised his profile in the annals of tennis when he defeated Rafael Nadal 6-4; 3-6; 6-1; 3-6; 6-3 to win his fifth Australian Open and 18th grand slam title.
Superb Serena Williams sets slam record
Serena Williams won her seventh Australian Open after securing victory over sister, Venus, in straight sets 6-4; 64. Their 28th career meeting was more about history than the final result.
Federer vs Nadal, captivating but lopsided rivalry
The head-to-head record between the elegant Swiss and the snarling Spaniard is anything but even, with Nadal winning 23 matches out of 34, slightly more than two-thirds.