Australian Open

    274 days ago

    Fed Express gets past Murray to roll into semi-final clash with Nadal

    Andy Murray threatened a miracle comeback against Roger Federer before seeing his Australian Open challenge ended in the quarter-finals.

    274 days ago

    Azarenka crashes out in Australia

    The Australian Open will have a new women’s champion after Victoria Azarenka joined the purge of the favourites in Melbourne.

    274 days ago

    Nadal battles past Dimitrov

    Rafael Nadal survived a serious examination by Grigor Dimitrov to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.

    281 days ago

    Djokovic cruises into third round

    Novak Djokovic moved into the third round of the Australian Open after a routine victory over Leonardo Mayer.

    635 days ago

    Azarenka keeps her cool to take title

    Victoria Azarenka felt maintaining her concentration after Li Na’s various trips and tumbles was key to her defending her Australian Open title .

    637 days ago

    Azarenka on track for Australian Open title

    Victoria Azarenka ended the giantkilling run of Sloane Stephens to keep the defence of her Australian Open title on track.

    638 days ago

    Serena 'almost relieved' at Australian Open exit

    Serena Williams claimed she was “almost relieved it’s over” after an injury-plagued Australian Open campaign ended at the hands of teenage prodigy Sloane Stephens.

    638 days ago

    Murray through to Melbourne semis

    Andy Murray made short work of big-hitting Frenchman Jeremy Chardy today as he cruised into his fourth successive Australian Open semi-final.

    641 days ago

    Djokovic survives marathon scare

    World number one Novak Djokovic kept his hopes of a third successive Australian Open title alive with an extraordinary defeat of Stanislas Wawrinka.

    641 days ago

    Sharapova focus is on quarter-final opponent

    Maria Sharapova refused to look beyond her quarter-final opponent Ekaterina Makarova despite another lop-sided win at the Australian Open today.

    644 days ago

    Federer to face home favourite in third round

    Roger Federer swatted aside the challenge of Russian veteran Nikolay Davydenko to join title contenders Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray in the third round of the Australian Open today.

    645 days ago

    Ferrer battles into third round

    David Ferrer was made to work harder than expected but still progressed to the third round of the Australian Open today.

    647 days ago

    Djokovic closer to historic third Australian Open title in a row

    Novak Djokovic could not hide his satisfaction after completing the first step on the road to a place in history at the Australian Open.

    999 days ago

    Azarenka wins Australian Open final

    Victoria Azarenka has beaten Maria Sharapova 6-3 6-0 in the Australian Open women's singles final.

    1000 days ago

    Djokovic edges marathon clash with Murray

    Andy Murray's hopes of reaching a third successive Australian Open final have been extinguished by Novak Djokovic after an extraordinary five-set encounter in Melbourne.

    1001 days ago

    Nadal fights back to overcome old rival Federer

    Rafael Nadal reached his fourth consecutive Grand Slam final after overcoming an early Roger Federer onslaught to again beat his old foe at the Australian Open today.

    1001 days ago

    Sharapova avenges Wimbledon final defeat

    Maria Sharapova today avenged her defeat in the Wimbledon final to Petra Kvitova with a gutsy three-set victory over the Czech in the last four of the Australian Open.

    1001 days ago

    Azarenka books Australia final spot

    Victoria Azarenka advanced to her first Grand Slam final after outlasting defending champion Kim Clijsters in a remarkable encounter at the Australian Open.

    1002 days ago

    Off-colour Djokovic into Australian semis

    Novak Djokovic struggled his way to victory over David Ferrer tonight to keep his Australian Open title defence on track.

    1002 days ago

    Sharapova books last-four meeting with Kvitova

    Maria Sharapova got the better of Russian compatriot Ekaterina Makarova today to advance to a semi-final meeting with Petra Kvitova at the Australian Open.

    1002 days ago

    Murray reaches third successive Australian Open semi-final

    Andy Murray reached his third successive Australian Open semi-final today after easing past the challenge of Kei Nishikori.

    1004 days ago

    Williams vows to bounce back as Sharapova gets past Lisicki

    Serena Williams vowed to make a swift return to the practice court after crashing out of the Australian Open today as Maria Sharapova beat Sabine Lisicki in three sets.

    1004 days ago

    Nishikori joyous after win over Tsonga

    Kei Nishikori stunned sixth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Melbourne today to become the first Japanese player to reach the last eight of the Australian Open in 80 years.

    1004 days ago

    Murray goes through to quarter-finals

    Andy Murray took just 49 minutes to move into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open today after Kazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin was forced to retire through injury after losing the opening two sets.

    1004 days ago

    Williams crashes out in Melbourne

    Serena Williams’ winning run at the Australian Open came to a shuddering halt today after she lost her fourth-round clash to Ekaterina Makarova in straight sets.

    1006 days ago

    I can get better, warns Williams

    Serena Williams can still see room for improvement in her game despite racking up her 17th successive win at the Australian Open today.

    1006 days ago

    Murray progresses in Australia

    Andy Murray felt Michael Llodra was the perfect opponent for him to show off his full repertoire of skills as he made impressive progress into the second week of the Australian Open.

    1007 days ago

    Nadal happy with Australian Open performance

    Rafael Nadal was happy to reflect on a "complete match" after beating Lukas Lacko at the Australian Open today.

    1008 days ago

    Murray through to last 32

    Andy Murray saw off the plucky challenge of Edouard Roger-Vasselin to move into the third round of the Australian Open today.

    1008 days ago

    Sharapova shrugs off criticism of women's game

    Maria Sharapova may have dropped just two games in cruising into the third round of the Australian Open, but the Russian today denied that indicated a lack of depth in the women’s game.

    1008 days ago

    Djokovic pleased to breeze through in Melbourne

    Novak Djokovic was pleased to have continued his untroubled progress through to the third round of the Australian Open today.

    1009 days ago

    Wozniacki learning from McIlroy

    World number one Caroline Wozniacki believes parallels can be drawn between the mental approach required in tennis and golf having observed boyfriend Rory McIlroy at close quarters.

    1009 days ago

    Top women's pair cruise through in Melbourne

    Kim Clijsters and Li Na, last year’s champion and runner-up respectively, eased into the third round of the Australian Open today, dropping just five games between them.

    1009 days ago

    Fish fried as Federer and Nadal advance

    Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer eased into the the last 32 of the Australian Open, but Mardy Fish has become the highest seed to exit the tournament.

    1010 days ago

    Djokovic impresses in Melbourne opener

    Novak Djokovic defied sweltering conditions to ease into the second round of the Australian Open today.

    1010 days ago

    Home favourite Stosur out of Australian Open

    US Open champion Samantha Stosur's struggles on home soil continued today as she made a stunning first-round exit from the Australian Open.

    1011 days ago

    Wozniacki powers through

    Caroline Wozniacki’s search for a maiden grand slam title remained on track as the Danish top seed powered into the second round of the Australian Open in Melbourne today.

    1011 days ago

    Federer eases through opener

    Roger Federer cruised through to the second round of the Australian Open in Melbourne with a straight-sets win over Russian Alexander Kudryavtsev.

    1011 days ago

    Nadal makes easy progress in Australia

    Rafael Nadal swatted away the threat posed by American qualifier Alex Kuznetsov to reach the second round at the Australian Open.

    1011 days ago

    Azarenka in a hurry to progress in Australia

    Victoria Azarenka led a quintet of leading players in cruising into the second round of the Australian Open today.

    1011 days ago

    Tomic topples seed Verdasco

    Bernard Tomic thrilled the Melbourne crowd by hitting back from two sets down to stun 22nd seed Fernando Verdasco on the opening day of the Australian Open.

    1014 days ago

    Murray faces testing Australian Open draw

    Andy Murray faces the prospect of having to beat world number one and defending champion Novak Djokovic if he is to reach a third successive Australian Open final.

    1014 days ago

    Clijsters confident over fitness

    Kim Clijsters today shrugged off any concerns over a hip injury and declared herself “ready to go” as she prepares to defend her Australian Open crown.

    1016 days ago

    Petkovic out of Australian Open

    Andrea Petkovic has pulled out of the Australian Open due to a back injury.

    1018 days ago

    Djokovic, Wozniacki lead Australian Open seeds

    The seedings for this month’s Australian Open have been released, with Novak Djokovic and Caroline Wozniacki receiving top billing.

    1057 days ago

    Hewitt granted Australian Open wild card

    Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt has been awarded a wild card to play at next month's Australian Open.

    1362 days ago

    Djokovic wins Australian Open final

    Andy Murray’s grand slam final misery continued tonight as the British number one was comprehensively beaten by Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open.

    1363 days ago

    Clijsters wins Australian Open title

    Li Na's bid to become China's first grand slam singles champion ended in disappointment today after she was beaten in three sets by Kim Clijsters in the final of the Australian Open.

    1365 days ago

    Federer out of Australian Open

    Novak Djokovic has beaten Roger Federer in the semi-final of the Australian Open 7-6, 7-5, 6-4.

    1367 days ago

    Djokovic sets up Federer clash

    Novak Djokovic powered into the Australian Open semi-finals after beating Tomas Berdych in straight sets tonight.

    1367 days ago

    Federer eases into semi-final

    Roger Federer moved into his eighth consecutive Australian Open semi-final with a convincing victory over Swiss compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka.

    1367 days ago

    Wozniacki digs deep

    World number one Caroline Wozniacki hit back from a set down to finally break the resolve of Francesca Schiavone and move into the Australian Open semi-finals.

    1372 days ago

    Nadal cruises through round two of Australian Open

    Rafael Nadal continued his smooth progress at the Australian Open today to set up a third-round meeting with home favourite Bernard Tomic.

    1375 days ago

    Henin through after scare

    Former champion Justine Henin was given a first-round scare by India’s Sania Mirza on day one of the Australian Open.

    1420 days ago

    Ogilvy sets the pace

    Geoff Ogilvy established a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Australian Open at The Lakes Golf Club, while American drawcard John Daly endured a torrid back nine to miss the cut for the weekend.

    1728 days ago

    Federer: Pressure is on Murray

    World number one Roger Federer believes all the pressure will be on Andy Murray when they meet in the Australian Open final on Sunday.

    1728 days ago

    Federer cruises into Australian Open final

    Roger Federer sent out an ominous warning to Andy Murray as he rolled into the Australian Open final with a crushing straight sets win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

    1729 days ago

    Murray through to Australian Open final

    Andy Murray moved just one win away from claiming his maiden Grand Slam title today after he recovered from a set behind to defeat Marin Cilic in the semi-final of the Australian Open.

    1729 days ago

    Serena Williams battles into final

    Defending champion Serena Williams booked her place in the Australian Open final after beating China's Li Na in two tie-break sets today.

    1729 days ago

    Henin into Australian Open final

    Justine Henin is one step away from completing a fairytale return from retirement after she won through to the Australian Open final with a straight-sets win over Zheng Jie today.