Tennis

The Latest: Falconi loses, ends forgettable day for US women

Irina Falconi lost to Daria Gavrilova in the last match on Rod Laver Arena, ending a very forgettable opening day for American women at Melbourne Park

Hot and bothered: Temperatures rise, seeds fall…

On a day when shade was a valuable commodity in the searing heat at Melbourne Park, Roger Federer played it cool at the Australian Open

The Latest: Federer through to Australian 3rd…

Defending champion Roger Federer is through to the Australian Open's third round after beating Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (4) in a night match at Rod Laver Arena

Former No 1 Kerber wins 9th in a row to clinch Sydney title

Angelique Kerber won her first title since the 2016 U.S. Open and extended her winning streak to nine matches with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Ashleigh Barty in the Sydney International final on Saturday

The Latest: Defending champion Federer wins in 1st round

Defending champion Roger Federer had an easy run in his first-round match at the Australian Open, beating Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 as he began his quest here for his 20th Grand Slam singles title

Tennys Sandgren's game, and name, on the rise in Australia

Tennys Sandgren's game, and name, on the rise with surprising run to third round of Australian Open

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The Latest: Hsieh beats Radwanska at Australian Open

Hsieh Su-wei, who beat Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza in the second round, added another seeded player to her Australian Open victory collection with a 6-2, 7-5 win over No. 26 Agnieszka Radwanska

The Latest: No. 4 Svitolina into Aussie Open quarterfinals

Fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina started her fourth-round match just before midnight Sunday at the Australian Open and was finished within an hour, beating Czech qualifier Denisa Allertova 6-3, 6-0 to reach the quarterfinals here for the first time

The Latest: Pliskova to face Halep in Australian Open QF

Sixth-seeded Karolina Pliskova has advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-2 win over No. 20 Barbora Strycova

Nadal, Federer seeded 1st and 2nd for Australian Open

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal and defending champion Roger Federer have been seeded first and second for the Australian Open, meaning they can only meet at Melbourne Park this month if they set up a rematch of last year's final

Wawrinka says he's ready for Aussie Open, knee not a worry

Former Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka says he's ready for this year's tournament beginning next Monday after being sidelined from competitive tennis for six months

Angelique Kerber wins 8th match in a row, into Sydney final

Angelique Kerber has won her eighth consecutive match of the new season, coming from 3-1 down in the final set to beat qualifier Camila Giorgi 6-2, 6-3 to reach the Sydney International final

After one for the ages, Australian Open now a…

With Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic among the walking wounded and Serena Williams already deciding not to defend her title, injuries and absentees have been the focus of attention ahead of the Australian Open

Federer, Djokovic drawn in same half for…

Defending champion Roger Federer has been drawn in the same half of the Australian Open as six-time winner Novak Djokovic

The Latest: Wozniacki advances to 4th round in Australia

After saving two match points and trailing 5-1 in the third set in her last match, there were no real dramas in the third round for Caroline Wozniacki at the Australian Open on Friday.

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