Monday, January 20, 2014
Former world number one Ana Ivanovic held her nerve to pull off a massive upset and beat injured top seed Serena Williams on Sunday in the Australian Open fourth round.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic and third seed David Ferrer were first into the men's quarterfinals with contrasting victories at the Australian Open on Sunday.
Sunday, January 19, 2014
Roger Federer and Andy Murray hit top gear at the Australian Open Saturday as two-time defending women's champion Victoria Azarenka destroyed Yvonne Meusburger for the loss of just one game.
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Novak Djokovic extended his winning streak to 27 matches and stayed on track for a fourth consecutive Australian Open title with a 6-3, 6-3, 7-5 win Friday over Denis Istomin.
Li Na had one simple request before answering questions in her on-court, post-match interview following a 2 1/2-hour battle in the brutal heat at the Australian Open on Friday: “Can we stand in the shadow?”
World number one Serena Williams Friday said she could end her 13-year boycott of the Indian Wells tournament after being inspired by Nelson Mandela.
Friday, January 17, 2014
Maria Sharapova toiled in 43-degree Celsius temperatures for more than 3 1/2 hours on Rod Laver Arena. Caroline Wozniacki played the next match in what she considered “pleasant” conditions under the roof on the same court at the Australian Open.
Taiwanese tennis star Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) and her Chinese partner Peng Shuai (彭帥) sweat it out to beat a Czech Republic/Argentina pair Thursday, advancing them to the second round of women's doubles in the Australian Open in Melbourne.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Serena Williams wore a fitted pink blazer into her second-round match at the Australian Open, giving the impression she wasn't feeling the heat.
Chinese world number four Li Na Wednesday said she sees a lot of Martina Hingis in exciting “new Swiss Miss” Belinda Bencic, and tipped her for a big future.