Tennis

Pliskova, Konta continues winning runs in…

U.S. Open finalist Karolina Pliskova has carried her title-winning form in the warmup tournament into the season's first major, dropping just four games en route to the third round at the Australian Open

The Latest: Djokovic-Istomin going to 5 sets in…

Six-time champion Novak Djokovic and Uzbek wild card Denis Istomin are going to five sets in their second-round match at the Australian Open

Andy's ankle, Federer's biggest test highlight…

One big question ahead of the start of the third round Friday at the Australian Open is the state of Andy Murray's injured right ankle

Kyrgios withdraws from doubles at Australian Open

Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the doubles at the Australian Open with an abdominal injury, a day after his five-set loss to Andreas Seppi in the singles

Venus Williams through to third round at…

It was inevitable after such an energetic performance in her second-round win over Stefanie Voegele at the Australian Open that Venus Williams would get asked about transcending the generations in tennis

Konta kicks things off at Australian Open, Day 4

Johanna Konta, who made a spirited run to the semifinals at last year's Australian Open, will attempt to advance to the third round when she kicks off Day 4 action at Rod Laver Arena on Thursday

As Isner falters, Sock poised to take next step…

John Isner has long been accustomed to carrying the torch for U.S. men's tennis, dealing with the heightened expectations at the Grand Slams and the inevitable questions that follow early losses

Topsy-turvy: Seppi posts comeback win over Kyrgios

Three days into the Australian Open, Andreas Seppi's 1-6, 6-7 (1), 6-4, 6-2, 10-8 comeback win over the enigmatic Nick Kyrgios rated as the match of the tournament

The Latest: Seppi saves match point, upsets Kyrgios in 5

Andreas Seppi rallied from two sets down and saved a match point to beat No. 14-seeded Nick Kyrgios 1-6, 6-7 (1), 6-4, 6-2, 10-8 in a second-round match Wednesday at the Australian Open

Czechs to miss Tomas Berdych in Davis Cup against Australia

Tomas Berdych says he won't return to Melbourne next month to play for the Czech Republic in the first round of Davis Cup against Australia

Pursuing a record 23rd major title, Williams…

After starting her quest for a record 23rd Grand Slam title with a 6-4, 6-3 first-round win over Belinda Bencic on Tuesday, Serena Williams wore a black shirt with the word "Equality" printed across the front into her news conference

Williams, Safarova in French Open final rematch at Melbourne

On paper, Serena Williams' second-round match on Thursday against Lucie Safarova should be no contest

Karlovic smacks 75 aces, sets long match mark at…

As Ivo Karlovic and Horacio Zeballos battled deep into the fifth set at the Australian Open on Tuesday night, fans rushed to distant Court 19 to watch as a record unfolded

Angelique Kerber getting used to birthdays away from home

Little did Angelique Kerber know when she turned 18 at home in Bremen, Germany, that the next decade of celebrating her birthday would be spent some 16,000 kilometers (10,000 miles) away at the Australian Open

Young Americans coming of age at Australian Open

More than 13 years after Andy Roddick won the 2003 U.S. Open, the last time an American man triumphed at a Grand Slam, the future of U.S. men's tennis appears bright

Comeback kid? Tommy Haas, 38, returns for proper farewell

Tommy Haas isn't worrying too much about his post-retirement plans when he finally hangs up his tennis racket after two decades on tour

Federer's 17 majors stack up nicely against…

The 64 players contesting second-round matches at the Australian Open on Wednesday have won a total of 36 Grand Slam singles titles

Kerber, Murray, Federer set for Australian Open's 2nd round

Defending champion Angelique Kerber and top-seeded Andy Murray play their second-round matches on Wednesday in much more pleasant temperatures at Melbourne Park

The Latest: Stosur extends Australian Open drought

Sam Stosur's long Australian drought has been extended with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-0 loss to Heather Watson, making it back-to-back first-round defeats at her home Grand Slam tournament