Monday, January 11, 2016
A polished victory at the Brisbane International finally ended a prolonged, disorganized and painful wait between titles for Victoria Azarenka, extending back to Aug. 2013 when she beat Serena Williams in Cincinnati.
Sunday, January 10, 2016
Roger Federer and Milos Raonic will meet again in the Brisbane International final in a reprise of the 2015 decider at the Australian Open warm-up tournament.
Saturday, January 9, 2016
Bernard Tomic ended Kei Nishikori's streak of semifinal appearances at the Brisbane International with a 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 win on Friday, his first over a Top 10 player on home soil.
Friday, January 8, 2016
Fourth-seeded Angelique Kerber, the highest-ranked woman remaining at the Brisbane International, advanced to the semifinals on Thursday with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
Thursday, January 7, 2016
Former world No. 1 Rafael Nadal survived a first-round scare in the Qatar Open on Tuesday, winning in three sets against fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta.
After two injury-interrupted seasons, Victoria Azarenka is emerging from the shadows of some of her highly-ranked rivals who have either withdrawn from Australian Open warmup events or lost in the early rounds.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Novak Djokovic took just 51 minutes to win his first game of 2016, easily beating Dustin Brown 6-2, 6-2 in the opening game of the Qatar Open on Monday.
Defending champion Maria Sharapova and top-seeded Simona Halep withdrew from the Australian Open warmup tournament in Brisbane within an hour of each other on Tuesday, without playing a match.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Serena Williams withdrew from her opening match at the Hopman Cup because of inflammation in her left knee, an early setback in preparations for her Australian Open title defense.
Croatia's Marin Cilic said he hoped to be back to his best and challenge at the top of men's tennis again this season after a tough 2015 following his maiden Grand Slam win.