| Jan 26, 2015
| 7:42 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Fireworks lit up the sky above Rod Laver Arena the moment Venus Williams completed her fourth-round win at the Australian Open on Monday night.
It's been that kind of tournament so far for the 34-year-old, seven-time Grand Slam...
| 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 24, 2015
| 12:38 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams saw that older sister Venus was progressing to the fourth round at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2011 and it inspired her own comeback win Saturday at the Australian Open.
| Jan 22, 2015
| 7:54 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Just like Serena Williams eight years ago, Victoria Azarenka entered the Australian Open as an unseeded player after an injury-plagued season.
Williams had won the Australian title twice before then — Azarenka can...
| 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 28, 2015
| 6:56 AM
Boca Raton's Madison Keys got one Williams sister out of the way on Wednesday at the Australian Open. On Thursday, the 19-year-old American will try to make it two, and this sibling might be a little tougher.
Keys overcame a left thigh injury to beat...
| 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 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...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 9:40 AM
Maria Sharapova claimed her 34th career title and closed the gap on the No. 1 ranking with a 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 win over Ana Ivanovic on Saturday at the Brisbane International final in Australia.
The top-seeded Sharapova raced to 4-1 lead and had set...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 2:37 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams stuck out a fist in mock triumph and mouthed "C'mon," careful not to push her point too far.
The 33-year-old Williams was closing in on her 19th Grand Slam singles title, her 16th straight win over Maria...