Thursday, January 2, 2014
Croatia's Marin Cilic beat fifth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 7-5, 7-5 Wednesday on a day dominated more by injury withdrawals in the women's draw than completed match results at the Brisbane International.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Serena Williams did a quick little dance behind the baseline to remind herself to move her feet. After a complete air swing at the net in the second set, she smiled ruefully and drew in some long, deep breaths.
Monday, December 30, 2013
After pulling out of the Brisbane International with injuries in recent seasons, Maria Sharapova is aiming to use the season-opening tournament this time as a springboard for her comeback and to see how her new support crew works in competition.
Sunday, December 29, 2013
Roger Federer has arrived in Australia for the Brisbane International with a refreshed outlook for 2014, injury-free and with a new coach on his team.
Saturday, December 28, 2013
Andy Murray's return to action after a three-month injury lay-off ended in a straight sets defeat to France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the Mudabala World Tennis Championship on Thursday.
Rafael Nadal has no intention of joining the dizzying coaching merry-go-round which has seen Novak Djokovic hire Boris Becker in just one of a raft of changes ahead of the 2014 season.
The late withdrawals of Poland's rising star Jerzy Janowicz and Spanish veteran Tommy Robredo have thrown wide open Perth's Hopman Cup which starts Saturday.
Saturday, December 14, 2013
Rafael Nadal showed he was not tired of dethroning world No. 1 players when he saw off Daniel Negreanu to win a charity poker tournament in Prague on Thursday.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Novak Djokovic failed to lead Serbia to a Davis Cup triumph on Sunday, but a streak of 24 straight victories left him upbeat for next season in which he vows to focus on Grand Slam titles.
Monday, November 18, 2013
The Czech Republic got within a point of defending the Davis Cup title as Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek beat Serbia's Ilija Bozoljac and Nenad Zimonjic in Saturday's doubles in Belgrade.