Tennis

Rafael Nadal exited the Australian Open after losing a two-set lead to Stefanos Tsitsipas in their quarterfinal match. (Image: Reuters)

Rafael Nadal, Ashleigh Barty Stunned in Australian Open Quarterfinal Upsets

Stefanos Tsitsipas rallied from two sets down to defeat Rafael Nadal on Wednesday in their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open. Tsitsipas ended Nadal’s run for a 21st Grand Slam title, coming from behind to win 3-6, 2-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4, 7-5. Tsitsipas Experiences ‘Nirvana’ in Comeback Win The 34-year-old […]

Serena Williams will take on Simona Halep in one of four Australian Open quarterfinal matches on Tuesday. (Image: Getty)

Australian Open Quarterfinals: Williams Faces Halep, Djokovic Battles Zverev

Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka will both play their quarterfinal matches at the Australian Open on Tuesday after facing tough tests in the fourth round over the weekend. Both Williams and Osaka needed three sets to get by their seeded opponents on Sunday. Williams Faces Halep in Quarterfinals Williams got […]

Defending Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin lost to Kaia Kanepi in their second-round match on Thursday. (Image: William West/AFP/Getty)

Defending Champion Sofia Kenin Out in Second Round at Australian Open

No. 4 seed Sofia Kenin saw her Australian Open title defense come to an early end on Thursday as Kaia Kanepi defeated her 6-3, 6-2 in their second-round match. The hard-hitting Kanepi served 10 aces to overpower Kenin in just over an hour. Kanepi Has History of Grand Slam Upsets […]

Novak Djokovic survived a test from Frances Tiafoe to advance to the third round of the Australian Open. (Image: Peter Staples/ATP Tour)

Australian Open: Djokovic Survives, Andreescu Bounced in Second-Round Matches

Novak Djokovic turned back a challenge by American Frances Tiafoe on Wednesday, ultimately prevailing in four, hard-fought sets to advance to the third round at the Australian Open. The top-seeded Djokovic defeated Tiafoe 6-3, 6-7 (2-7), 7-6 (7-2), 6-3 in a 3.5-hour match. Djokovic Breaks Through in Fourth Set The […]

Several Australian Open warmup events paused play on Thursday after a worker at a hotel where players are quarantining tested positive for COVID-19. (Image: @AustralianOpen/Twitter)

Positive COVID Test at Hotel Pauses Australian Open Tune-Up Tournaments

A worker at a Melbourne hotel tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this week, halting play at six different events leading up to next week’s Australian Open. The individual in question works at the Grand Hyatt, one of three Melbourne hotels being used to quarantine players, coaches, and officials for the […]

Roger Federer announced he will skip the 2021 Australian Open, but plans to compete on tour starting later in the winter. (Image: Getty)

Australian Open: Roger Federer Out, Andy Murray Awarded Wild-Card Entry

Roger Federer will skip the 2021 Australian Open in February, as the 39-year-old continues to recover from two knee operations earlier this year. The 20-time Grand Slam champion plans to return to tour play later in the winter in the hopes of putting together yet another competitive season. Federer Plans […]

Roger Federer says he should be ready to return to action in time for the 2020 Australian Open. (Image: The Australian)

Federer Aiming for Australian Open Return, Oddsmakers Skeptical

Roger Federer says he’s pain-free and preparing to play at the Australian Open this January. But oddsmakers aren’t convinced the seemingly ageless wonder will be able to overcome knee surgery and return to his winning ways at age 39. Federer played in the 2020 Australian Open, but sat out the […]

Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open before her second-round match due to an Achilles injury. (Image: Martin Bureau/AFP)

French Open Flameouts: Serena Withdraws, Azarenka, Gauff Lose in Second Round

Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open before her second-round match on Wednesday, one of several prominent women to bow out on the day. Williams announced she was dropping out of the tournament due to a left Achilles injury, handing a walkover victory to Bulgarian wild card Tsvetana Pironkova. Serena […]