Japan tennis fans hail ‘new Queen’ Osaka

It was an agonising two hours and 27 minutes but Japanese tennis fans burst into tears and shouts of joy Saturday as Naomi Osaka sealed her second straight Grand Slam. Supporters in a packed Tokyo bar had a rollercoaster ride...

Dominant Djokovic wins magnificent seventh Australian Open

An imperious Novak Djokovic won a record magnificent seventh Australian Open title by routing Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 Sunday with a display of flawless tennis. The Serbian world number one dominated the Spanish second seed to win his 15th...

Serena muscles past top seed Halep into Open quarters

Serena Williams subdued a stubborn fightback from world number one Simona Halep to take her quest for a record-equalling 24th major into the Australian Open quarter-finals Monday. The 37-year-old American beat the Romanian top seed 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 in an...

Local hope Barty stuns Sharapova to reach Open quarters

Ashleigh Barty stunned five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova in a three-set thriller to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals on Sunday.  Roared on by a packed Melbourne Park crowd, the 15th seed defeated the Russian 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 to become...

Gutsy Murray out of Australian Open after five-set epic

Gutsy Andy Murray fought to the end before losing an epic Australian Open farewell match 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (4/7) at the hands of Roberto Bautista Agut Monday. The Scot, who said he will retire this season because of chronic...

Ah…MERICA! Practice what you preach

The U.S open, one of world’s leading Grand Slam Tennis tournaments ended ushering in great shame to the sport and undermining the values of true sportsmanship. The first Asian and first Japanese tennis player to win a Major tennis...

Roger Federer Shows Off Cricket Skills, Gets No.1 Batting Ranking From ICC

Roger Federer played a fluent forward defensive cricket shot during his Wimbledon match with Adrian Mannarino. Roger Federer's tennis skills are not up for debate, but it was his cricketing skills that were the focal point during his Wimbledon fourth round...

Djokovic will get back to his best, insists Nadal

Rafael Nadal is sure Novak Djokovic will return to the highest level in tennis despite the Serb crashing out of the Madrid Open on Wednesday after defeat to Britain's Kyle Edmund. Nadal's defence of his title began in comfortable fashion...
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Maiden Slam: Five women who could break through in Australia

The withdrawal of defending champion and seven-time winner Serena Williams has opened up the women's draw at the Australian Open. Here are five women who could win their first Grand Slam title this month in Melbourne: - Simona Halep - The...
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‘Super close’ Serena out of Australian Open

Defending champion Serena Williams pulled out of the Australian Open on Friday, saying she was "super close" but still not at the level she needs to be after giving birth to her first child. The American 23-time Grand Slam winner...

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