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

Elise Mertens leading next generation of Belgian…

Elise Mertens leading next generation of Belgian tennis, advancing to first slam semifinal at Australian Open

Edmund upsets No. 3 Dimitrov, new Brit in Aussie Open semis

Kyle Edmund upset No. 3-ranked Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the semifinals at a major for the first time.

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

Mischa Zverev fined $45,000 for retirement at…

Mischa Zverev fined $45,000 at the Australian Open for a poor performance in his first-round match against Hyeon Chung

Chung's upset over Djokovic raises tennis profile at home

Chung Hyeon may have shocked the tennis world on Monday by defeating Novak Djokovic to reach the quarterfinal of the 2018 Australia Open, but the South Korean promised fans that his best is yet to come

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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

No quarter a given: Djokovic, Thiem out; Chung…

Six-time champion Novak Djokovic was upset in straight sets by Hyeon Chung not long after Tennys Sandgren beat No. 5 Dominic Thiem at the Australian Open

The Latest: Edmund in, Dimitrov out at Australian Open

Kyle Edmund is through to the Australian Open semifinals after an upset 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over third-seeded Grigor Dimitrov

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

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

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

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

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

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On a day of close calls, Dimitrov fends off…

Grigor Dimitrov was pushed all the way in five sets before finally fending off 186th-ranked Mackenzie McDonald, who had never won a tour-level match before qualifying for the Australian Open

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

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

The Latest: Pliskova to face Halep in Australian Open QF

Sixth-seeded Karolina Pliskova has advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-2 win over No. 20 Barbora Strycova

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

Nadal, Federer seeded 1st and 2nd for Australian Open

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal and defending champion Roger Federer have been seeded first and second for the Australian Open, meaning they can only meet at Melbourne Park this month if they set up a rematch of last year's final

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

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

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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

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

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