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  • Wawrinka 'mentally dead' after Open exit

    Wawrinka 'mentally dead' after Open exit

    30 Jan 2015 13:31

    Stan Wawrinka said he was "mentally completely dead" after bowing out in five sets to Novak Djokovic to end his Australian Open title defence in the semi-final on Friday.The Swiss fourth seed had his moments during the intense 3hr 30min

  • Serena and Sharapova's 'black heart' rivalry

    Serena and Sharapova's 'black heart' rivalry

    30 Jan 2015 06:31

    The bitter rivalry between Australian Open finalists Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova took root on the hallowed Wimbledon turf in 2004 and is still thriving more than a decade later -- both on and off the court.Sharapova was a 17-year

  • Murray defends fiancee over televised outburst

    Murray defends fiancee over televised outburst

    30 Jan 2015 06:01

    Andy Murray has defended his fiancee after she was caught on camera during his tense Australian Open semi-final win apparently swearing at the Tomas Berdych camp courtside.Tension between Murray and Berdych spilled over off court with th

  • Sharapova eclipses Bouchard as dark horse looms

    Sharapova eclipses Bouchard as dark horse looms

    27 Jan 2015 09:46

    Second seed Maria Sharapova sent rising star Eugenie Bouchard into a tailspin with an imperious display Tuesday, setting up an Australian Open w

  • Murray rides luck to beat Dimitrov and reach quarters

    Murray rides luck to beat Dimitrov and reach quarters

    25 Jan 2015 14:31

    Three-time runner-up Andy Murray rode his luck to fight back and win a titanic four-setter over Grigor Dimitrov and reach the quarter-finals at

  • Sharapova surges as rivals sweat

    Sharapova surges as rivals sweat

    25 Jan 2015 11:16

    Resurgent second seed Maria Sharapova's Australian Open campaign kicked into overdrive on Sunday as young guns Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep

  • Comeback queen Azarenka dumps Wozniacki at Open

    Comeback queen Azarenka dumps Wozniacki at Open

    22 Jan 2015 10:31

    Comeback queen Victoria Azarenka won her battle of the former number ones with Caroline Wozniacki on Thursday to dance her way into the Austra

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  • Serena relishing Sharapova 'title fight' at Open

    Serena relishing Sharapova 'title fight' at Open

    29 Jan 2015 09:16

    Top seed Serena Williams said Thursday she was delighted to renew her one-sided rivalry with Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open final after defeating fellow American Madison Keys to reach the decider.The 18-time Grand Slam champion's

  • Serena sets up dream Slam final with Sharapova

    Serena sets up dream Slam final with Sharapova

    29 Jan 2015 09:01

    Serena Williams battled past gallant Madison Keys Thursday to set up a dream Australian Open final between the top two seeds after arch-rival Maria Sharapova demolished Ekaterina Makarova.The best two players in the world have a long his

  • US teen Keys says she's ready for the big time

    US teen Keys says she's ready for the big time

    29 Jan 2015 08:46

    American teenager Madison Keys said she was hungry for more Grand Slam success Thursday after a breakthrough Australian Open when she pushed top seed Serena Williams in the semi-finals.The big-hitting 19-year-old has already been tipped

  • Confident Sharapova shrugs off Serena dominance

    Confident Sharapova shrugs off Serena dominance

    29 Jan 2015 07:46

    Second seed Maria Sharapova insisted Thursday her "terrible" record against arch-rival Serena Williams was irrelevant after booking an Australian Open final showdown with the American top seed.Sharapova, 27, looked every inch a five-time

  • Confident Djokovic ready for Wawrinka challenge

    Confident Djokovic ready for Wawrinka challenge

    29 Jan 2015 07:16

    Supremely confident Novak Djokovic is the hot favourite for a fifth Australian Open crown but he is expecting a draining battle with defending champion Stan Wawrinka to make Sunday's final.Wawrinka upset the Serb world number one in the

  • Hewitt to play on, groomed as Davis Cup captain

    Hewitt to play on, groomed as Davis Cup captain

    29 Jan 2015 06:46

    Lleyton Hewitt said Thursday he intends to play on until next year's Australian Open as he was positioned as the future Davis Cup captain after Pat Rafter announced he was stepping down.Long-time team coach Wally Masur will fill in as Au

  • Serena battles past Keys to make final

    Serena battles past Keys to make final

    29 Jan 2015 06:31

    Top seed Serena Williams outgunned fellow American Madison Keys in a semi-final slugfest Thursday to set up an Australian Open decider against Russian arch-rival Maria Sharapova.The 18-time Grand Slam champion downed unseeded Keys 7-6 (7

  • New breed second best as old guard dominate first Slam

    New breed second best as old guard dominate first Slam

    29 Jan 2015 04:01

    The threat of the new breed sweeping away the old order failed to materialise at the year's first Grand Slam in Australia as the established stars reasserted their dominance.Much has been made about the generational advance of younger pl

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