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Djokovic outlasts Wawrinka in 5 to reach final

26 min 56 sec ago
Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Australian Open final with a five-set win over defending champion Stan Wawrinka that fell flat compared with their previous encounters at Melbourne Park.

Caple: Sloppy Djoker survives Wawrinka test

36 min 44 sec ago
Serb will need to step up his game if he wants to beat Andy Murray in Aussie final

Cilic delays return, to skip Zagreb Indoors

1 hour 28 min ago
Defending champion Marin Cilic says he is withdrawing from the Zagreb Indoors because of the lingering right shoulder injury which also forced him to miss the Brisbane International and Australian Open.

Serena ill, cuts practice short on eve of final

1 hour 54 min ago
Serena Williams cut short a practice on the eve of the Australian Open final against Maria Sharapova due to a cold she's been battling for the past week.

Murray cruises past Berdych, into Aussie final

3 hours 15 sec ago
Andy Murray advanced to his fourth Australian Open final and a chance to win his third Grand Slam title with a 6-7 (6), 6-0, 6-3, 7-5 semifinal win over Tomas Berdych on Thursday.

Mattek-Sands, Safarova win Aussie doubles

3 hours 52 min ago
American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic won the Australian Open women's doubles title in their first tournament as a combination, beating Chan Yung-jan of Taiwan and China's Zheng Jie 6-4, 7-6 (5) in Friday's final.

Serena, Sharapova advance to Aussie final

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:02am
Serena Williams weathered a barrage of big serves and heavy groundstrokes early, and needed nine match points before beating Madison Keys 7-6 (5), 6-2 to set up an Australian Open final against second-seeded Maria Sharapova.

Why Maria Sharapova Could End Her Epic Slump vs. Serena Williams

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 8:23am
Serena Williams takes a 15-match winning streak against Maria Sharapova into the Australian Open final. But this is sport. And anything can happen. Right?

Hewitt says next Aussie Open likely his last

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 6:37am
Lleyton Hewitt plans to have one more shot at his home Grand Slam tournament, the Australian Open, next year before likely retiring and taking over as the country's Davis Cup captain.

Bodo: Madison Keys here for the long haul

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 3:52am
Despite loss to Serena Williams, young American has the hallmark of a great player

Williams, Sharapova won't change rankings

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 3:13am
Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will remain No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, in the WTA rankings, regardless of who wins when they meet in the Australian Open final Saturday.

Djokovic, Wawrinka pass tests, reach semis

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 7:51pm
Defending champion Stan Wawrinka advanced to the semifinals of the Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (6) win over US Open runner-up Kei Nishikori on Wednesday.

Fed Cup team turns to Williams sisters, Keys

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:20pm
The Williams sisters and teenage Australian Open semifinalist Madison Keys have been chosen for the United States as it seeks to return to the top group in the Fed Cup.

Wilansky: Djokovic and the integrity of the Big Four

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:42am
World No. 1 playing very much like someone ready to win a fifth title in Australia

Madison Keys Aiming For A Rare Williams-Williams Double

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 8:56am
After overcoming a thigh injury and rallying to beat Venus Williams in an Australian Open quarterfinal, American Madison Keys has a chance to become the eighth woman to beat both Williams sisters in a tournament, when she plays Serena in the semis.

Keys, 19, ousts Venus; Serena next in semis

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 7:48am
Madison Keys got one Williams sister out of the way 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.

Been there, done that: Ex-pros aid young stars

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:47pm
Goran Ivanisevic won one Wimbledon title in his colorful tennis career, but the big-serving Croatian believes he might have won even more if he'd had an ex-player as his coach, like many of the top competitors do today.

Berdych ousts No. 3 Nadal in Aussie quarters

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 5:15pm
Tomas Berdych showed Rafael Nadal the door Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, beating him in straight sets for the Czech's first win over the Spaniard in 18 matches dating to 2007.

Caple: What tennis players would star on the gridiron?

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 8:26am
If a career in tennis suddenly stops working for the likes of Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams, perhaps they'd find some success on the football field.

Garber: Murray quells Aussie favorite Kyrgios

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:58am
Scot reaches fifth career Australian Open quarterfinal with a straight-sets win