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.
Fifth seed Ana Ivanovic admitted she felt “lost” on court at the Australian Open on Monday as unheralded Czech qualifier Lucie Hradecka handed her a humiliating first-round defeat.
Monday, January 19, 2015
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer begin their quest for five Australian Open titles while Serena Williams is chasing her 19th Grand Slam crown in the year's first major starting Monday.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Asked to predict who will win this year's Australian Open, Rafael Nadal takes a deep breath, shrugs his shoulders and insists it won't be him.