Alexander Zverev and Andrea Petkovic of Germany beat Britain's Daniel Evans and Heather Watson 4-2, 4-2 in mixed doubles to win their Hopman Cup match.
Serena Williams was knocked out of the ASB Tennis Classic on Wednesday, reducing her match practice for the upcoming Australian Open, while sister Venus withdrew due to injury.
Serena Williams mixed flashes of form and occasional bouts of frustration as she ended four months on the sidelines with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Pauline Parmentier on Tuesday in the first round of the ASB Classic.
Former world number three David Ferrer dashed local hopes when he downed Australia's Bernard Tomic in straight sets in the first round of the Brisbane International on Monday.
Tennis superstar Serena Williams announced Thursday she is engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, breaking the news with a poem on her verified Reddit account.
Roger Federer says he hopes to play for at least another three or four years and that his "mind-set is for the long-term" in assessing his tennis future.
Court and spark: Serena Williams is tying the knot.
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was injured by a knife-wielding attacker at her home on Tuesday and had to undergo surgery on her left hand.1 Comment
A foot injury has forced Petra Kvitova to withdraw from the Czech Republic team which will contest next month's Hopman Cup mixed teams tennis tournament.
Taiwanese world No. 1 Tai Tzu-ying on Thursday breezed through her Group A match to reach the semifinals at the Badminton World Federation's (BWF) Dubai World Superseries Finals, beating Ratchanok Intanon in two straight sets, 21-12 and 21-14 in 32 minutes.