Howzat! Cricket fan Barty bowls into Open Round 4

2019-01-18 07:14

Ash Barty bounced Maria Sakkari from the Australian Open and revealed she planned to celebrate by watching the Australian cricket team in action against India.

Konta slams 'dangerous' Australian Open late start

2019-01-18 06:33

Johanna Konta labelled her late-night Australian Open match against Garbine Muguruza "dangerous" and unhealthy.

Venus rises to reach Australian Open Round 3

2019-01-17 11:28

Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams made a late charge into the Australian Open third round.

Steffi backs Serena to match Court's 24 Slams

2019-01-17 07:51

Tennis great Steffi Graf has backed Serena Williams to match and even beat Margaret Court's record 24 Grand Slam titles.

Going Gaga! Mattek-Sands revels as rock star of tennis

2019-01-17 07:26

Bethanie Mattek-Sands is known for her fashion statements, dyed hair and colourful tattoos, with the American revelling in being known as the tennis world's "Lady Gaga".

Serena faces off with Bouchard as Djokovic turns back clock

2019-01-17 06:40

Serena Williams swings back into Australian Open action against Eugenie Bouchard while Novak Djokovic turns back the clock in a clash with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Dark horse Sabalenka through at a canter

2019-01-16 11:02

Tournament dark horse Aryna Sabalenka continued to talk down her Australian Open chances as she advanced to the third round.

Stephens out to improve 'terrible' Australian Open record

2019-01-16 10:17

Sloane Stephens said she was desperate to improve her "terrible" Australian Open record after advancing to the third round at Melbourne Park.

More Australian Open agony for ousted Bertens

2019-01-16 06:23

Ninth seed Kiki Bertens crashed out of the Australian Open after squandering a one set lead in her second-round match against Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.


American teen dreaming big after reaching Open Round 4

2019-01-18 07:04

Unseeded American teenager Amanda Anisimova continued a dream run at the Australian Open, ousting 11th seed Aryna Sabalenka in straight sets.

Serena blitzes Bouchard to reach Australian Open Round 3

2019-01-17 13:33

Serena Williams stormed past Canada's Eugenie Bouchard and into the Australian Open third round as her quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title gathered pace.

Early to bed for sleepy Sharapova

2019-01-17 10:52

Five-time Grand Slam champion, Russia's Maria Sharapova, isn't used to staying up late these days.

Sharapova claims underdog status against Wozniacki

2019-01-17 07:51

Maria Sharapova has declared herself the underdog in her blockbuster third round clash with Australian Open defending champion Caroline Wozniacki.

Keys sweating on Mertens test in Open Round 3

2019-01-17 06:51

American Madison Keys prevailed in humid conditions to set up a testing Australian Open third round challenge against Belgium's Elise Mertens.

Kerber blasts into Round 3 of Australian Open

2019-01-16 12:00

Second seed Angelique Kerber has dominated Brazilian qualifier Beatriz Haddad Maia to easily reach the Australian Open third round.

In-form Kvitova steams into Australian Open Round 3

2019-01-16 11:02

Petra Kvitova cruised into the Australian Open third round, with her vanquished opponent Irina-Camelia Begu tipping the Czech eighth seed for the title.

Aggressive Wozniacki storms into Australian Open Round 3

2019-01-16 09:41

Aggressive defending champion Caroline Wozniacki powered into the Australian Open third round with a confidence-boosting romp over Sweden's Johanna Larsson.

Despondent Azarenka determined to end slump

2019-01-16 08:42

A despondent Victoria Azarenka has vowed to fight her way out of a career-threatening slump and recapture the form that delivered her two Australian Open titles.

Barty enjoying taste of Open success

2019-01-16 06:14

Local hope Ash Barty maintained her red-hot form to reach the Australian Open third round, revealing she enjoys the same qualities in her tennis as she does in her coffee.

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