Tennis

Australian Open: Williams has added incentive for…

If Serena Williams needed any more incentive to win her seventh Australian Open title and a record 23rd Grand Slam major, she may have got it with top-ranked Angelique Kerber's fourth-round loss

The Latest: Third-seeded Raonic through to quarterfinals

Milos Raonic has advanced to the quarterfinals at the Australian Open for the third straight year after escaping with a 7-6 (6), 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 win over Roberto Bautista Agut

Quarterfinal time at the Australian Open: Federer…

It's the start of quarterfinals at the Australian Open on Tuesday, and none of the other three will likely be as compelling as the one between Roger Federer and Mischa Zverev

The Latest: Serena Williams through to Australian Open QFs

Serena Williams has advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a very unconvincing 7-5, 6-4 win over Barbora Strycova to open play at Rod Laver Arena on Monday

Federer, Kerber look for quarterfinal spots at…

Defending champion Angelique Kerber and four-time winner Roger Federer attempt to book quarterfinal spots Sunday on Day 7 of the Australian Open

Bryan brothers announce retirement from Davis Cup

Bob and Mike Bryan are retiring from playing Davis Cup for the United States after 14 years with the team

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Serena Williams, Barbora Strycova renew Grand…

Serena Williams and Barbora Strycova meet for the third time on Monday, and once again it's on the grandest stage in tennis

The Latest: Venus Williams advances to quarterfinals

Venus Williams has advanced to the quarterfinals at Melbourne Park for the second time in three years, beating Mona Barthel 6-3, 7-5

Djokovic to lead Serbia against Russia in Davis…

Novak Djokovic will lead his native Serbia against Russia in the first round of the Davis Cup next month

Zverev's win over Murray caps dramatic career…

Mischa Zverev still remembers one of his earliest losses to Andy Murray, when the two were rising juniors and playing in the semifinals of the 2004 U.S. Open boys' tournament

Matthew Dellavedova, tennis player? Nope, it's…

Basketball fans may have done a double take upon seeing the Australian Open schedule on Sunday: Matthew Dellavedova was playing his first-round match on Court 7. It wasn't the Australian-born NBA player, though

The Latest: Serena Williams into 4th round at Melbourne

Serena Williams' 17th appearance at the Australian Open remains on track _ the 22-time Grand Slam singles champion beat fellow American Nicole Gibbs 6-1, 6-3 at Rod Laver Arena

Welcome to the last 16: US qualifier Brady…

Jennifer Brady had never played in one of the four Grand Slam events in tennis before she qualified for the Australian Open

Agassi relates to Kyrgios _ but doesn't want to coach him

Troubled Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios acknowledged after his testy loss to Andreas Seppi at the Australian Open this week that he could certainly benefit from having a coach

Federer gracious in praise of Sunday opponent at…

As befitting his status as a 17-time Grand Slam champion and as an astute judge of the sport, Roger Federer's reply to a simple question about his next opponent was handled with the same aplomb as one of his stylish backhands

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Lucic-Baroni, Brady take different paths to…

For both the veteran, Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, and the newcomer, Jennifer Brady, it's a completely unexpected position to be in: Playing for a spot in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open

Kerber, Murray, Federer ready for action at Australian Open

A rainy morning gave way to mostly cloudy skies on Friday, when defending champion Angelique Kerber and top-seeded Andy Murray prepared for third-round matches at the Australian Open

Chinese sportswear brand makes inroads in tennis…

Svetlana Kuznetsova has a different look than most tennis players

Venus focused on tennis, not age, in record 73rd…

One could never accuse Venus Williams of being sensitive about her age

The Latest: Third time's a charm for Svetlana Kuznetsova

It was third time lucky for Svetlanta Kuznetsova at the Australian Open _ she served for the match three times before beating Jelena Jankovic 6-4, 5-7, 9-7 to advance to the fourth round