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  • Azarenka beats Venus Williams for 1st time at Qatar Open

    Victoria Azarenka defeated Venus Williams for the first time on Friday, rallying for a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory to reach the final at the Qatar Open. A two-time champion in Doha, Azarenka made adjustments in the second set and took a 5-1 lead in the third....
  • Azaranka Knocks Off Wozniacki; Serena Advances At Australian Open

    Azaranka Knocks Off Wozniacki; Serena Advances At Australian Open
    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...
  • Azarenka beats Wozniacki, joins Williams sisters in third round of Australian Open

    Azarenka beats Wozniacki, joins Williams sisters in third round of Australian Open
    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...
  • Serena Williams gets inspiration from sister Venus to advance at Australian Open

    Serena Williams gets inspiration from sister Venus to advance at Australian Open
    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. Top-ranked Serena...
  • Boca's Madison Keyes makes it to third round of Aussie Open

    Boca's Madison Keyes makes it to third round of Aussie Open
    While it certainly isn't surprising that renowned Palm Beach Gardens sisters Serena and Venus Williams are into the third round of the Australian Open, the same can't be said for 19-year-old Madison Keyes. However, many consider the 5-foot-10 Keyes, who...
  • Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic advance at Australian Open

    Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic advance at Australian Open
    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,...
  • Field for Miami Open in Key Biscayne is star-studded

    Field for Miami Open in Key Biscayne is star-studded
    Although participation in the Miami Open is mandatory in most cases for top players, it's still impressive to see 74 of the top 75 ranked men and each of the top 75 ranked women have comitted to play in the March 23- April 5 event in Key Biscayne. The...
  • Tennis: G'day ... our Australian Open predictions

    Tennis: G'day ... our Australian Open predictions
    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...
  • Madison Keys Commits To Playing Connecticut Open

    Madison Keys Commits To Playing Connecticut Open
    Connecticut Open tennis tournament director Anne Worcester has been trying to get American teenage sensation Madison Keys to come to New Haven for the past few years. After Keys, 19, advanced to the semifinals of the Australian Open last week, she became...
  • Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic Roll In Australian Open 1st-Round Matches

    Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic Roll In Australian Open 1st-Round Matches
    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...
  • Maria Sharapova defeats Ana Ivanovic in Brisbane International final

    Maria Sharapova defeats Ana Ivanovic in Brisbane International final
    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...