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

Kerber pulls through a surprising challenge…

Angelique Kerber remains the only Grand Slam singles winner in the Australian Open women's draw, after surviving a frustrating fourth round

The Latest: Berdych into Australian Open quarterfinals

Tomas Berdych is back in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open for the seventh time after a 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 win over Fabio Fognini

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

Quarterfinal places on line at Australian Open on…

Six-time champion Novak Djokovic, 2017 winner Roger Federer and 2016 champion Angelique Kerber will look to book quarterfinal spots on Day 8 of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park

Kyrgios upbeat despite falling short yet again at home Slam

After Nick Kyrgios dropped the first two sets to Grigor Dimitrov in their tense, back-and-forth fourth round match at the Australian Open, a spectator called out to him as he dejectedly walked back to the service line, "Pick your head up."

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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

Last Slam standing: Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd…

Angelique Kerber is the only major winner remaining in the Australian Open women's draw after ending Maria Sharapova's comeback tour to Melbourne Park

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

Federer deflects attention to Nadal, Djokovic in…

Roger Federer prefers to think of Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic as the favorites for the Australian Open title, despite entering as defending champion and coming off a hassle-free preparation

Halep shows new mental strength in epic Aussie…

Simona Halep says she was "almost dead" after her grueling 4-6, 6-4, 15-13 third-round win over Lauren Davis that equaled the longest match at the Australian Open in terms of games played

Rule Britannia: Edmund carries Britain's hopes in Melbourne

Kyle Edmund is helping British tennis fans forget that Andy Murray was an injury no-show at the Australian Open

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

Smith watches Kyrgios beat Tsonga, the Aussie kid…

With Will Smith in the crowd and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga across the net, Nick Kyrgios was in his element as the main attraction for a night at the Australian Open

Sebastian Korda follows in father's footsteps at Aussie Open

Twenty years after Petr Korda's title at the Australian Open, his 17-year-old son Sebastian follows in his footsteps in the juniors draw

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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

Players turn up the heat on Australian Open…

French player Alize Cornet thinks the extreme heat policy at the Australian Open needs to be re-evaluated, saying she nearly fainted in the scorching temperatures during her third-round match at Melbourne Park

Zverev continues puzzling early exits at Grand Slams

Alexander Zverev continues puzzling early exits at Grand Slams, losing to Hyeon Chung in third round of Australian Open

Major letdown for US women: Venus, Stephens out…

Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens were upset early and the bleak opening day for Americans continued at the Australian Open

WTA signs lucrative 10-year deal to move finals…

The WTA has signed a 10-year deal to move its season-ending WTA Finals to Shenzhen, China, in 2019. The prize money will double from $7 million to $14 million.

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

US aims to groom tennis champs at national campus…

The U.S. Tennis Association is trying to groom future American tennis champions _ and do so much more _ at its year-old national campus in Florida

Lendl goes from Slam champ Murray to finding…

Ivan Lendl has gone from coaching Grand Slam champion Andy Murray to trying to identify and raise future American tennis champions

Wozniacki still in frame for return to No. 1, 6 years later

Caroline Wozniacki has a chance to return to No. 1 on the WTA Tour, six years after last holding that top spot

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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

Comedian Will Ferrell brings laughs to the…

American actor and comedian Will Ferrell isn't just at the Australian Open this week for the tennis

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.