Tennis

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

Feeling the pressure, Kerber loses to composed…

Angelique Kerber said before the Australian Open that she wasn't putting too much pressure on herself as the top-seeded player at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time

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

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

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

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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: Johanna Konta easy winner over Wozniacki

Johanna Konta has moved into the fourth round at Melbourne Park with a 6-3, 6-1 win over former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki at Margaret Court 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

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

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

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

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The Latest: Evans has best Grand Slam result, beats Tomic

Daniel Evans reached the fourth round at the Australian Open for the first time and achieved his best Grand Slam result with a 7-5, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3 ) win over Bernard Tomic, knocking the last Australian male out of the singles draw

A tournament without Djokovic to hit home in…

The stark reality of an Australian Open third round without Novak Djokovic _ for the first time in 11 years _ hits home when the remaining players in his half, Rafael Nadal and Milos Raonic among them, bid to advance to the second week of the tournament

Pliskova, Strycova to lead Czechs in Fed Cup against Spain

Karolina Pliskova and Barbora Strycova will lead defending champion Czech Republic against Spain in the first round of Fed Cup

'Gorilla' or 'guerrilla'? Adler apologizes for Venus remark

A TV commentator has apologized for how he spoke about Venus Williams' play at the Australian Open, saying he was describing her aggressive style as "guerrilla" tactics and not comparing her to a "gorilla."