Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Rafael Nadal's Australian Open dream lay in tatters Tuesday with the third seed crushed by Tomas Berdych in the quarterfinals, but Maria Sharapova showed who's boss by slapping down Eugenie Bouchard.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Maria Sharapova and Rafael Nadal put earlier stumbles behind them to complete convincing wins Sunday and move into the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
AustraliaSerena Williams saw that older sister Venus was progressing to the fourth round at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2011 and it inspired her own comeback win on Saturday at the Australian Open.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
A stunned Roger Federer was dumped from the Australian Open Friday in his worst showing since 2001 as Maria Sharapova, Andy Murray and Eugenie Bouchard battled to stay in the title hunt.
With Li Na in retirement and not defending her title at the Australian Open, there are far fewer Chinese flags and fans with red-and-yellow-streaked faces in the stands at Melbourne Park.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Top-ranked Serena Williams fended off three set points before going on a 10-game roll to beat Vera Zvonareva 7-5, 6-0 and move into the third round of the Australian Open.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Maria Sharapova had a narrow escape in the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, saving two match points with big forehand winners before beating No. 150-ranked Alexandra Panova 6-1, 4-6, 7-5.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Pioneering Chinese tennis star Li Na Tuesday said she has long wanted a child and to be a stay-at-home mum after announcing she was pregnant at the Australian Open.
Top seed Novak Djokovic shook off the effects of a lingering virus to launch his quest for a fifth Australian Open title with an expected winning start on Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Rafael Nadal didn't give the impression he was lacking any confidence as he raced through the first round of the Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 win Monday over Russian veteran Mikhail Youzhny.