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Kyrgios hopes team spirit can help overcome Seppi loss

Nick Kyrgios struggled to deal with the furore over his shock second round meltdown at the Australian Open but said the return to a team environment with Davis Cup had helped him through it.

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017

Sharapova boxes clever as return nears

Maria Sharapova said Wednesday she refused to feel sorry for herself during her doping ban, occupying her time by studying at Harvard, writing a book and even learning how to box.

January 31, 2017
January 31, 2017

Kyrgios hopes team spirit can help overcome Seppi loss

Nick Kyrgios struggled to deal with the furore over his shock second round meltdown at the Australian Open but said the return to a team environment with Davis Cup had helped him through it.

January 30, 2017
January 30, 2017

Federer drops hints that the end may be nigh

Roger Federer dropped hints that his great career may be drawing to a close after his age-defying win over his Grand Slam nemesis Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open.

January 29, 2017
January 29, 2017

Spears-Cabal win mixed doubles title

American Abigail Spears and Colombian partner Juan Sebastian Cabal swept to a first Grand Slam mixed doubles title Sunday with a straight-sets victory at the Australian Open.

January 29, 2017
January 29, 2017

Record-breaker Serena hails inspirational Venus

Serena Williams clinched a record 23rd grand slam title at the Australian Open on Saturday but spent most of the immediate aftermath talking about her older sister Venus.

January 27, 2017
January 27, 2017

Safarova, Mattek-Sands dance to Aus Open title

Second seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova took out the Australian Open women's doubles title on Friday to be crowned Grand Slam champions for a fourth time.

January 26, 2017
January 26, 2017

Serena to meet sister Venus in final

Serena Williams ended the fairytale run of Mirjana Lucic-Baroni at the Australian Open on Thursday with a crushing 6-2 6-1 win that set up a final against her sister Venus.

January 26, 2017
January 26, 2017

Venus vanquishes Vandeweghe to reach final

Venus Williams drew on the experience of 73 grand slam campaigns to come from a set down for a 6-7(3) 6-2 6-3 victory over fellow American Coco Vandeweghe on Thursday to set up a possible Australian Open final against her sister Serena.

January 24, 2017
January 24, 2017

Wawrinka beats Tsonga to reach semi-finals

Former champion Stan Wawrinka engaged in a war of words with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga but won the argument that counted to storm into the Australian Open semi-finals with a 7-6(2) 6-4 6-3 win over the Frenchman on Tuesday.

January 24, 2017
January 24, 2017

Venus reaches first Aus semi in 14 years

Venus Williams continued her astonishing late-career revival by felling Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4 7-6(3) on Tuesday to reach her first Australian Open semi-final in 14 years and become the oldest woman to reach the last four at Melbourne Park in the professional era.