Tennis

Authorities to review anti-corruption unit after match-fixing scandal

By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Tennis officials on Wednesday launched an independent review into…

Ferrer blocking Murray’s path to first Australian Open title

REUTERS – World number two Andy Murray, four times a losing finalist, will continue his…

Easy does it as Djokovic, Serena reach last four

By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams faced what were supposed…

Djokovic uses Nishikori as warm-up for Federer clash

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Champion Novak Djokovic did not bother with a practice…

Hingis-Mirza in doubles semis, Murray continues British charge

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza extended their winning streak to 34 matches…

Roger Federer

Federer ramps game up to move into semis

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Roger Federer ramped his game up another level in a clinically efficient…

Serena Williams

Longevity has its place but Serena just wants to have fun

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Serena Williams, with 21 grand slam titles in her trophy cabinet, thinks…

Maria Sharapova

Back to the drawing board for inspired, frustrated Sharapova

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Maria Sharapova said she was inspired as well as frustrated after losing…

Serena Williams

Serena maintains hex on Sharapova to reach semis

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Reigning champion Serena Williams ramped up the power in the second set…

Agnieszka Radwanska

Radwanska dispatches Suarez Navarro to make semis

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska advanced to her second Australian Open semi-final after…

Twitter reacts as Djokovic sets SF date with Roger Federer

It was a big day down under, as Masha-Williams, Federer and Novak lined up for…

Australian Open Quarter-finals: Predictions and Expectations

We are down to 8 men and to the finest 8 athletes in men circuit…

Australian Open : Week 1 as it was

The Australian Open is already past its one week mark and it has witnessed some…

Raonic shocks Wawrinka, qualifier Zhang rolls on

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Milos Raonic struck a blow for the next generation…

Qualifier Zhang beats Keys to reach quarter-finals

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – China’s Zhang Shuai became the first women’s qualifier since 1990 to reach…

Andy Murray

I would not have played on if Sears had deteriorated – Murray

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Andy Murray would not have continued playing at the Australian Open if…

Maria Sharapova

Sharapova faces nemesis Williams as stakes rise at Open

REUTERS – The business end of the Australian Open begins in earnest on Tuesday when…

Johanna Konta

Konta continues fairytale run in Melbourne

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Johanna Konta mounted a stirring comeback to upset Ekaterina Makarova 4-6 6-4…

Andy Murray

Murray downs Tomic to reach Melbourne quarter-finals

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Second seed Andy Murray had his feathers ruffled but scrapped his way…

Milos Raonic

Raonic uses inner calm to fend off Wawrinka

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – For all his heavy metal tennis, big-serving Milos Raonic relies on a…

Milos Raonic Stan Wawrinka

Ailing Wawrinka beaten but unbowed

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – French Open champion Stan Wawrinka blamed a lingering cold for his exit…

David Ferrer

Ferrer negates Isner’s power to reach quarters

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – David Ferrer negated John Isner’s booming serve to beat the towering American…

Johanna Konta

Konta continues fairytale run in Melbourne

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Johanna Konta mounted a stirring comeback to upset Ekaterina Makarova 4-6 6-4…

5 Things that Sharapova needs to do to defeat Serena

The year was 2005. It was the 4th meeting between the beauty from Siberia and…

Gael Monfils

Superman Monfils flies into first Australian quarter-final

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Gael Monfils was hailed as ‘Superman’ after another customary acrobatic dive filled…

Victoria Azarenka

‘Loco’ Azarenka battles Broncos anxiety

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Victoria Azarenka was plagued by anxiety about her beloved Denver Broncos in…

Match-fixing concerns return as former player pleads guilty

By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) – Allegations of corruption in world tennis were reignited on…

Twitter reacts as Raonic knocks out Wawrinka

The Rod Laver Arena witnessed another electric encounter as the 2014 Champion Stan Wawrinka took…

Victoria Azarenka

Former champion Azarenka reaches quarter-finals

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Twice champion Victoria Azarenka reached her fifth Australian Open quarter-final on Monday…

Twitter reactions from Australian Open day 7

Day 7 of the first Grand Slam of the year, Australian Open, had several of…