ARTICLES RELATING TO TENNIS

Williams picked for US Fed Cup team

2015-01-28 19:31

The Williams sisters have been chosen for the US as it seeks to return to the top group in the Fed Cup.

Scheepers boosts SA Fed Cup

2015-01-28 14:33

Emboldened by the return of Chani Scheepers, coach Earl Grainger says the SA Fed Cup team will gain promotion to Group 1.

Djokovic thrashes Raonic

2015-01-28 12:51

Novak Djokovic tamed Milos Raonic's formidable serve before humbling the Canadian and reach the Australian Open semi-finals.

Give Kyrgios time - Murray

2015-01-28 10:39

Andy Murray has urged Australians to allow their rising teen star Nick Kyrgios time to grow up.

Serena to face teenager Keys

2015-01-28 06:56

Serena Williams shot down Dominika Cibulkova to set up an all-American Australian Open semi-final with teenager Madison Keys.

Murray beats local hope Kyrgios

2015-01-27 12:54

British sixth seed Andy Murray proved too experienced for Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios, to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.

Bouchard to refocus after Melbourne mauling

2015-01-27 10:38

Eugenie Bouchard will now focus on sorting out her coaching arrangements after being blasted off the court on Tuesday.

Djokovic discusses serve and volley

2015-01-27 08:52

Novak Djokovic believes technology will decide the fate of serve and volley in men's tennis.

Sharapova floors Bouchard

2015-01-27 07:01

Russian second seed Maria Sharapova bundled out Canada's Eugenie Bouchard in to cruise into the Australian Open semi-finals.

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.

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.

Tomic rants over Aus schedule

2015-01-25 12:20

Australia's Bernard Tomic has rebuked the scheduling of the Australian Open after his defeat at the hands of Tomas Berdych.

Bouchard up next for Sharapova

2015-01-25 08:32

Russia's Maria Sharapova was all business as she raced into the Australian Open quarter-finals.

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.

 

SA women's tennis gets backing

2015-01-28 18:43

Tennis SA president Gavin Crookes has given his reassurance to women's tennis, saying it has the full backing of the federation.

Djokovic's son watches dad on TV

2015-01-28 14:01

During Novak Djokovic's Australian Open quarter-final, a photo of his three-month-old son started making the rounds on social media.

Teenager Keys outshines Venus

2015-01-28 10:39

American teenager Madison Keys defeated her childhood idol Venus Williams to make the Australian Open semi-finals.

Wawrinka powers into semis

2015-01-28 08:22

Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka has reached the Australian Open semi-finals after beating Japan's Kei Nishikori in straight sets.

Czechs without Kvitova, Safarova

2015-01-27 14:28

Holders the Czech Republic will miss their top players Petra Kvitova and Lucie Safarova for the Fed Cup first-round tie in Canada.

One-on-one with Wayne Ferreira

2015-01-27 12:11

Sport24's Dave Marshall caught up with former South African tennis legend Wayne Ferreira at the Australian Open.

Nadal offers no excuses

2015-01-27 10:01

Rafael Nadal did not look for excuses after a limp Australian Open exit to Tomas Berdych in the quarter-finals.

Berdych stuns Nadal

2015-01-27 07:57

Czech Tomas Berdych has knocked Rafael Nadal out of the Australian Open, beating the Spaniard in straight sets in the quarter-finals.

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.

Grainger answers Davis Cup call

2015-01-26 15:11

Tennis SA has announced that Earl Grainger has agreed to step in and take over as the provisional Davis Cup Captain.

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.

1 game gave Nadal match - Anderson

2015-01-25 16:06

Kevin Anderson says his defeat to Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open came down to a disappointing 12th game in the first set.

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.

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.

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