| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:22 PM
Varvara Lepchenko played her third-round match at the Australian Open on the big stage.
Like the top-ranked men's and women's players — Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams, she played her third-round match on Saturday in Rod Laver Arena....
| Jan 22, 2015
| 9:32 AM
Unseeded and floating dangerously in the draw, two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka took out No. 8-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday night to reach the third round at the first major of 2015.
Azarenka's ranking slipped into...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 5:08 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Top-ranked Serena Williams fended off three set points before going on a 10-game roll to beat Vera Zvonareva 7-5, 6-0 and move into the third round of the Australian Open.
Men's No. 1 Novak Djokovic had an easier run,...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 8:47 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams claims to suffer from nerves and jitters before her first-round matches at the Grand Slams.
She certainly didn't show it, winning her first set in 21 minutes on Tuesday night on the way to a 6-0, 6-4 win over...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 10:43 PM
I don't know if I've ever wavered in my picks for a tennis major as I have for this one -- the Australian Open, which starts at about 7 p.m. Sunday, Eastern time.
(Melbourne is 16 hours ahead of us, so it's kind of like Hawaii the next day. Play will...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 4:57 PM
After a year which featured eight Grand Slam singles champions, there's been plenty of talk ahead of the Australian Open about the new guard vs. the old guard in both men's and women's tennis. The champions recently have been, well, just different.
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:47 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Top-seeded Serena Williams will play Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium in the first round of the Australian Open as she begins her attempt to win a 19th Grand Slam singles title.
Williams could meet former No. 1-ranked Caroline...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Madrid, 15 dic (EFE).- Catorce títulos en 28 finales fue el balance del tenis español en esta temporada marcada por las lesiones de Rafael Nadal, la lucha por el número uno del mundo al final de la misma entre el serbio Novak Djokovic y el...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Five major sporting upsets in 2014:
1. Brazil suffer 7-1 World Cup humiliation against Germany
"Historic Disgrace" screamed the Folha de S.Paulo's headline, as a shocked nation digested a 7-1 World Cup semifinal defeat by Germany on home soil.
| Nov 15, 2014
| 10:18 PM
3:30 a.m. Golf: Turkish Airlines Open final round (in Belek).--Golf
4 a.m. Baseball: U.S. major-leaguers vs. Japanese stars.--MLB Net.
5 a.m. Tennis: ATP World Tour Finals’ semifinals (d.): Kei Nishikori vs. Novak Djokovic; Roger Federer...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 9:59 AM
LONDON -- An enticing finale to the season ended before it even began Sunday when Roger Federer was forced to pull out prior to the ATP World Tour Final showdown with Novak Djokovic.
The 33-year-old Swiss, who spent nearly three hours late on Saturday...