Tennis

The Latest: Lucic-Baroni advances to 4th round at Melbourne

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni has continued her unlikely run at the Australian Open with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 win over Maria Sakkari of Greece to advance to the Round of 16

Serena, Nadal, Raonic headline Day 6 at Australian Open

Serena Williams continues her quest for a 23rd Grand Slam singles title while Rafael Nadal and Milos Raonic also attempt to advance to the fourth round on Saturday at 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

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Venus focused on tennis, not age, in record 73rd…

One could never accuse Venus Williams of being sensitive about her age

The Latest: Third time's a charm for Svetlana Kuznetsova

It was third time lucky for Svetlanta Kuznetsova at the Australian Open _ she served for the match three times before beating Jelena Jankovic 6-4, 5-7, 9-7 to advance to the fourth round

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

Pliskova, Konta continues winning runs in…

U.S. Open finalist Karolina Pliskova has carried her title-winning form in the warmup tournament into the season's first major, dropping just four games en route to the third round at the Australian Open

'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."

The Latest: Wozniacki advances to 3rd round, to…

Former No. 1-ranked Caroline Wozniacki has advanced to the third round at Melbourne Park for the first time in three years with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Donna Vekic at Rod Laver Arena

Lucic-Baroni's career revival continues with Melbourne upset

The last time Mirjana Lucic-Baroni won a match at the Australian Open, Bill Clinton was in the White House

Andy's ankle, Federer's biggest test highlight…

One big question ahead of the start of the third round Friday at the Australian Open is the state of Andy Murray's injured right ankle

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Istomin credits coach (and mother) for upset over Djokovic

When Denis Istomin walked off court the after upsetting Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open _ without a doubt the biggest win of his career _ his mother had just two words for him: "Good job."

Kyrgios withdraws from doubles at Australian Open

Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the doubles at the Australian Open with an abdominal injury, a day after his five-set loss to Andreas Seppi in the singles