Lleyton Hewitt

Hewitt’s last stand ends in emotional loss to Ferrer

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Lleyton Hewitt was ushered into retirement as Spain’s David Ferrer ended the…

Murray disarms Groth with masterly display

By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE (Reuters) – World number two Andy Murray used his full repertoire…

Dark horse Raonic getting the job done in Melbourne

By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) – If one of the key attributes of a champion…

Nadal’s conqueror Verdasco falls to Israel’s Sela

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Israel’s world number 87 Dudi Sela succeeded where Rafa Nadal failed when…

Japanese qualifier Osaka takes a bow at Melbourne Park

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Dwelling too much on her achievement of reaching the…

Dab hand Azarenka, red-hot Muguruza on collision course

By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Victoria Azarenka and Garbine Muguruza continued their sizzling form…

Ivanovic shaken but not stirred after spectator fall

By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic was shaken up…

Serbia's Djokovic and France's Halys shake hands after Djokovic won their second round match at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park

Top seeds progress, Djokovic denies match-fixing report

By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic swept regally into the…

Sixth seed Kvitova ousted by Australia’s Gavrilova in Melbourne

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was sent tumbling out of the Australian…

Djokovic denies report that 2007 loss to Santoro was fixed

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic has denied an Italian media report he deliberately lost a…

Sixth seed Kvitova ousted by Australia’s Gavrilova in Melbourne

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was sent tumbling out of the Australian…

Novak Djokovic

Djokovic given third set fright by French wildcard

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic gave French teenager Quentin Halys a free…

Eugenie Bouchard

Bouchard suffers at hands of Radwanska after early promise

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Former golden girl Eugenie Bouchard’s hopes of rehabilitation at the Australian Open…

Grigor Dimitrov

Dimitrov eyes chance to break out of Federer’s shadow

REUTERS – The man once labelled “Baby Federer” was supposed to have outgrown the original…

Roger Federer

‘Pumped-up’ Federer is no pushy parent

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Roger Federer is in love with tennis even after nearly two decades…

Serena Williams

Serena expects Venus to be back in Melbourne next year

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Serena Williams expects her sister Venus to be back at Melbourne Park…

Maria Sharapova

Sharapova armed and dangerous at Melbourne Park

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Maria Sharapova declared herself free from the worry of a forearm injury…

Serena Williams

Serena storms into third round of Australian Open

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Top seed Serena Williams made light work of unseeded Taiwanese Hsieh Su-wei…

Impressive Azarenka wants to move like Djokovic

REUTERS – Victoria Azarenka said she was modelling her improved footwork on Novak Djokovic after…

eugenie bouchard grigor dimitrov

Will the real Dimitrov and Bouchard please stand up?

2015 was a strange year for tennis. The accepted wisdom is that the old need…

Nadal and Halep out on day of shocks in Melbourne

By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The more familiar shock of falling seeds added to…

Wawrinka says gambling sponsorships can help protect tennis

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Former Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka believes betting companies can help tennis…

Chinese qualifier Zhang topples Halep, puts off farming

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Disillusioned by her struggles on the tour, the Australian Open could have…

Azarenka romps into second round without dropping a game

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Victoria Azarenka sent a strong message to the rest of the Australian…

Serena Williams

Serena, Djokovic back in action on day three in Melbourne

REUTERS – Defending women’s champion Serena Williams resumes her pursuit of a seventh Australian Open…

Stan Wawrinka

Wawrinka advances as Tursunov retires with injury

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – French Open champion Stan Wawrinka shook off a stubborn early challenge from…

Lleyton Hewitt

Hewitt prolongs Australian Open swansong

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – An emotional Lleyton Hewitt staved off retirement for at least one more…

French Open

Verdasco writes happy sequel to 2009 heartbreaker

By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Fernando Verdasco can finally replace the memory off an…

Rafael Nadal

Questions return as Nadal heads back to drawing board

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal was heading back to the drawing board on Tuesday after…

Simona Halep

Second seed Halep dumped out by qualifier Zhang

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Second seed Simona Halep continued a day of shocks at the Australian…