Serena, Venus shine Down Under

2015-01-26 17:28

Serena Williams again left it late before storming into the Australian Open quarter-finals, as sister Venus returned to the big time.

Raonic creates Canadian history

2015-01-26 12:52

Milos Raonic became the first Canadian man to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals with a five-set win over Feliciano Lopez.

Keys cruises into Open quarters

2015-01-26 09:47

Madison Keyshas won her all-American clash with Madison Brengle to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.

Wawrinka into Open quarters

2015-01-26 08:30

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka has won a thrilling fourth set tiebreaker to book a place in the Australian Open quarter-finals.

Cibulkova downs Azarenka

2015-01-26 06:58

Last year's Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova roared into the last eight by beating two-time champion Victoria Azarenka.

Kyrgios makes Aussies rejoice

2015-01-25 20:30

Nick Kyrgios has ensured his compatriots will celebrate their national day by reaching the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.

Anderson no match for Nadal

2015-01-25 08:23

SA's No 1 Kevin Anderson has crashed to a straight-sets Round 4 defeat to Spain's Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open.

Kvitova dumped from Oz Open

2015-01-24 14:31

Czech fourth seed Petra Kvitova crashed out of the Australian Open, falling to unseeded American teenager Madison Keys.

Azarenka turns grunter, curser

2015-01-24 12:47

Victoria Azarenka will no longer bite her tongue or try to fit into any media-trained "image" as she makes her way on the WTA Tour.

Nishikori battles into Round 4

2015-01-24 11:31

Japan's Kei Nishikori battled back from a set down to oust American Steve Johnson and reach the Australian Open last 16.

Wawrinka happy to discuss F-word

2015-01-24 11:22

For someone who is the defending champion, Stan Wawrinka is remarkably upbeat about the lack of focus falling upon him.

Azarenka battles into Last 16

2015-01-24 11:17

Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka continued her comeback with victory over Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.

Navratilova gives Radwanska edge

2015-01-24 11:14

Agnieszka Radwanska revealed tips from the Martina Navratilova were turbocharging her quest for a maiden Grand Slam.

Williams sisters into Last 16

2015-01-24 08:12

Serena Williams took time to wake up before sizzling into the Australian Open fourth round, joining resurgent sister Venus.

Stop 'Twirlgate' talk - Bouchard

2015-01-23 20:35

Eugenie Bouchard would prefer if people to forgot about the infamous 'Twirlgate' incident and focused on her tennis.

Anderson books last 16 spot

2015-01-23 11:55

SA's Kevin Anderson has progressed to the last 16 at the Australian Open in Melbourne, where he is likely to face Rafael Nadal.

Hewitt hangs on for now

2015-01-23 10:49

34-year-old Lleyton Hewitt is not quitting tennis just yet after his latest early exit from a Grand Slam tournament.

Murray routs Sousa to advance

2015-01-23 08:59

Sixth seed Andy Murray has beaten Portugal's Joao Sousa in straight sets to reach the fourth round at the Australian Open.

Halep limps into 4th round

2015-01-23 08:01

Romanian third seed Simona Halep limped into the Australian Open fourth round, struggling to overcome Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

Raonic races into third round

2015-01-22 14:12

Big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic has brushed aside Donald Young in straight sets to reach the third round of the Australian Open.

Greats hail Smyczek's rare act

2015-01-22 11:21

Tennis greats Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have acclaimed Tim Smyczek's act of rare sportsmanship.

Doctor gives Nadal thumbs up

2015-01-22 10:39

Rafael Nadal should recover for his next match against Dudi Sela at the Australian Open, his doctor said.

Nishikori warming to task

2015-01-22 09:51

Kei Nishikori says he's closing in on his best form after being pushed to four sets to put away Ivan Dodig at the Australian Open.

Kvitova cruises to victory

2015-01-22 08:32

Czech fourth seed Petra Kvitova has cruised into the Australian Open third roundwith a straight sets win over Mona Barthel of Germany.

Serena survives wake-up call

2015-01-22 08:17

Top seed Serena Williams almost sleepwalked to an Australian Open upset before finding her mojo and bulldozing Vera Zvonareva.


Djokovic books quarters spot

2015-01-26 15:31

Novak Djokovic will contest his 23rd consecutive Grand Slam quarter-final after easing past Luxembourg's Gilles Muller.

Venus strides into quarters

2015-01-26 12:45

Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams stormed into the Australian Open quarter-finals downing Agnieszka Radwanska.

Nishikori grinds down Ferrer

2015-01-26 09:43

Fifth seed Kei Nishikori swept to a straight sets win over Spain's David Ferrer to reach the quarter-finals at the Australian Open.

Serena avenges French Open loss

2015-01-26 07:11

Top seeded Serena Williams staged a barnstorming comeback to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals, defeating Garbine Muguruza.

Murray rides luck into quarters

2015-01-25 22:30

Andy Murray rode his luck to win a titanic four-setter over Grigor Dimitrov and reach the quarter-finals at the Australian Open.

Berdych brushes aside Tomic

2015-01-25 08:46

Tomas Berdych has reached the quarter-finals of the Australian Open with victory over local hope Bernard Tomic.

Ferrer beats Simon Down Under

2015-01-24 14:31

Spain's David Ferrer grafted out a four-sets win over Frenchman Gilles Simon to reach the fourth round at the Australian Open.

Venus Williams dreams big

2015-01-24 14:04

Venus Williams insisted she was not at the Australian Open to make up the numbers after making the last 16 at Melbourne Park.

Djokovic powers past Verdasco

2015-01-24 12:44

Novak Djokovic powered into the fourth round at the Australian Open with a straight sets win over tenacious Fernando Verdasco.

Lopez sorry for ball-boy low blow

2015-01-24 11:24

Feliciano Lopez showed a compassionate streak in addition to a dangerous serve by apologising to the ball-boy he struck in the groin.

Nadal wants Oz Open later start

2015-01-24 11:20

Rafael Nadal would like to see the Australian Open start later in the year to allow players more down time.

Raonic blasts into Open Round 4

2015-01-24 11:15

Power-serving eighth seed Milos Raonic smashed 22 aces on the way to a straight sets demolition of Benjamin Becker.

Champion Wawrinka wins

2015-01-24 08:13

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka has recorded a comfortable victory over Finland's Jarkko Nieminen.

Federer far from done - rivals

2015-01-24 08:10

Rivals believe Roger Federer can still add another Grand Slam to his record tally after his shock early defeat at the Australian Open.

Nadal avoids Federer's fate

2015-01-23 13:58

Rafael Nadal advanced into the fourth round of the Australian Open, avoiding the fate that befell Roger Federer.

Sharapova storms to victory

2015-01-23 11:32

Maria Sharapova blitzed her way into the Australian Open fourth round, swatting aside Zarina Diyaz in straight sets.

Federer dumped Down Under

2015-01-23 09:03

Second seed Roger Federer has been dumped out of the Australian Open in the third round by Italy's Andreas Seppi.

Bouchard labours into last 16

2015-01-23 08:07

Rising stars Eugenie Bouchard and Grigor Dimitrov have kept their dreams of a maiden Grand Slam title alive.

Wozniacki 'cursed' at Oz Open

2015-01-22 14:29

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki says she felt cursed at the Australian Open after crashing out to Victoria Azarenka.

Azarenka ends Wozniacki's hopes

2015-01-22 12:17

Comeback queen Victoria Azarenka has bundled eighth seed Caroline Wozniacki out of the Australian Open.

Radwanska thrashes Larsson

2015-01-22 10:51

Sixth seed Agnieszka Radwanska has proved she has become a genuine Australian Open threat under coach Martina Navratilova.

Djokovic clears up son's name

2015-01-22 10:39

World No 1 Novak Djokovic has been singing the praises of fatherhood after the birth of his first child Stefan last year.

Murray takes swipe at critics

2015-01-22 08:49

Following Rafa Nadal's problems with cramps at the Australian Open, Andy Murray has taken a swipe at his critics.

One-on-one with Kevin Anderson

2015-01-22 08:23

Sport24 caught up with SA No 1 Kevin Anderson after his straight sets second round win at the Australian Open.

Vintage Venus canters at Open

2015-01-22 08:14

Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams was in vintage form, cantering past Lauren Davis in straight sets at the Australian Open.

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