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

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

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

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

Coco Vandeweghe beats Bouchard, into 4th round in…

Coco Vandeweghe was the first player into the round of 16 at the Australian Open on Friday when she recovered from an early break in the third set to beat Eugenie Bouchard 6-4, 3-6, 7-5

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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

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

The Latest: Venus Williams easily advances to 4th round

Duan Yingying's first look at Venus Williams on a tennis court was a short one: Williams beat the Chinese player 6-1, 6-0 in 59 minutes

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

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

The Latest: Milos Raonic through to 3rd round…

Third-seeded Milos Raonic maintained his record of reaching the third round all seven years he has contested the Australian Open, saving a set point in the third before beating Gilles Muller 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (4)

'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."

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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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

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