Tennis

Bencic loses to Kumkhum; 15-year-old Kostyuk into…

Two days after her upset win over Venus Williams, Belinda Bencic is out of the Australian Open following a loss to Thai qualifier Luksika Kumkhum.

Serena Williams Withdraws From Australian Open

Serena Williams withdrew from the Australian Open, the star announced over Snapchat on Thursday.

The Latest: Bencic loses to Thai qualifier at Aussie Open

Two days after beating Venus Williams in the first round, Belinda Bencic is out of the Australian Open after losing to Thai qualifier Kumkhum

Sharapova back in Oz, joins Federer, Djokovic in…

Maria Sharapova returns to the Australian Open after a doping ban and opens with a straight-set victory

Djokovic: Players held meeting, but boycott not…

Novak Djokovic confirms top men's players held a private meeting on the eve of the Australian Open to discuss issues related to the tour, but denied that any talk of boycotting Grand Slams over prize money was ever raised

Recovering Kvitova feels the love from Australian…

A year ago Petra Kvitova was recovering from a knife attack at her home in the Czech Republic, unsure if she'd ever play tennis again. So her first-round loss at the Australian Open didn't bother her in the overall scheme of things.

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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

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

Nadal returns to his sleeveless roots _ and…

If Rafael Nadal gave the Australian Open a throwback feel last year with his straight-out-of-the-mid-2000s final against Roger Federer, he's completed the effect this year with a return to his sartorial roots _ a sleeveless T-shirt

Day 2 at the Australian Open: Federer, Djokovic…

Defending champion Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, with 11 Australian Open titles between them and 31 Grand Slam singles titles combined, take to the court at the Australian Open under vastly different circumstances on Tuesday

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

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

Criticism of Margaret Court is muted at Australian Open

Marriage equality proponents draped themselves in rainbow flags on the first day of the Australian Open to protest Margaret Court's views on gay marriage. Several, however, stopped short of saying Court's name should be stripped from the venue

Billie Jean King backs calls to rename Margaret…

Billie Jean King backs the call to rename Margaret Court Arena after Courts negative comments about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community

Tomic's troubles continue, misses a spot at Australian Open

Bernard Tomic's troubles have continued into 2018 with a loss in the last round of qualifying for the Australian Open

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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

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

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

Mertens successfully defends Hobart International title

Second-seeded Elise Mertens broke Mihaela Buzarnescu's serve in the opening game and went on to beat the Romanian 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 Saturday to win the Hobart International title for the second consecutive year

Serena Williams says she had health scare after…

Serena Williams tells Vogue magazine that she dealt with a medical scare right after the birth of her daughter

Bautista Agut beats Del Potro to win ASB Classic

Bautista Agut beats del Potro 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 to win 2nd ASB Classic singles title

Djokovic returns from injury layoff with…

Novak Djokovic impresses in his first competitive match in six months, a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Dominic Thiem at the Kooyong Classic

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

Murray undergoes hip surgery, hopes to be back…

Andy Murray says he has undergone surgery on his right hip and hopes to be back playing later this year

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Defending champ Mertens facing Buzarnescu in Hobart final

Defending champion and second-seeded Elise Mertens advanced to the Hobart International final with a 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 win over Heather Watson on Friday

Great sport: Dimitrov helps rival, then advances…

Grigor Dimitrov secured a spot in the Brisbane International semifinals two games after hurdling the net to check on the welfare of injured opponent Kyle Edmund and helping the British player to a courtside chair for treatment

Del Potro, Bautista Agut to meet in ASB Classic final

Juan Martin del Potro beats David Ferrer, Roberto Bautista Agut defeats Robin Haase in ASB Classic semifinals