Sofia Kenin wins maiden Grand Slam title
Sofia Kenin yesterday defeated Spain’s Garbine Muguruza 4/6; 6/2; 6/2 to win her first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open. In the semi-finals, the 21-year-old Kenin defeated the top seeded Ashleigh Barty in a major upset in Melbourne Park.
Pliskova looks to former Murray coach for Slam breakthrough
World number two Karolina Pliskova is hoping Andy Murray's former coach can help her take the next step up as she targets a Grand Slam breakthrough and reclaiming the top ranking.
Federer praises Murray's Antwerp comeback success
Roger Federer praised Andy Murray's weekend Antwerp title just 10 months after the former number one underwent a hip resurfacing. "Andy's achievement was great," Federer said after rolling through into the second round of the ATP Swiss Indoors in Basel.
Federer says 'special' fans inspired him to reach Shanghai quarters
Roger Federer said that his devoted band of Chinese supporters helped pull him through a tough first set and into the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals on Thursday. The Swiss defeated David Goffin 7-6 (9/7), 6-4 after the 13th seed from Belgium squandered five set points in the first set.
The lessons from U.S. Open
The legendary Rod Laver presented the trophy to Rafael Nadal at the conclusion of the last Grand Slam of the decade. There was great symbolism in his choice because in 1962, Laver became the first player to win the Grand Slam at a time when money earning tennis players were not allowed to compete at the four major tournaments.
'Full package' Andreescu can handle Serena challenge - coach
Sylvain Bruneau, the coach of US Open finalist Bianca Andreescu, believes the Canadian teenager is fully equipped for Saturday's showdown with Serena Williams despite calling it the hardest assignment in women's tennis.
Male tennis players by number of Grand Slam
All-time Grand Slam men's win leaders ahead of Sunday's US Open final.
Bencic advances to first Grand Slam semi-final at US Open
Swiss 13th seed Belinda Bencic advanced to her first Grand Slam semi-final on Wednesday at the US Open by defeating Croatia's Donna Vekic 7-6 (7/5), 6-3. Bencic will play Thursday against the winner of a later quarter-final between Canadian 15th seed Bianca Andreescu and Belgian 25th seed Elise Mertens.
Serena excited for Coco-Osaka - 'future of women's tennis'
Serena Williams is usually playing in the matches that thrill her most, but she's going to join a host of fans in watching Saturday's US Open third round showdown between teen sensation Coco Gauff and top-ranked defending champion Naomi Osaka