Australian Open 2017

Oz Open '18 – Day 8 preview

MELBOURNE, Australia – On alternate days, there are Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic to jostle for the prime Rod Laver Arena slots. Federer, who has played all of his matches so far in the

Australian Open – Day 7 wrapup

Dimitrov defeating Kyrgios was the highlight of the first Sunday at the US Open, as the final 16 on both the men's and women's sides have been determined.

Photos: Roger Federer has a hit

MELBOURNE, Australia – Roger Federer has been pretty much untroubled and unruffled so far in this Australian Open. Through three matches, he has beaten the Slovene-turned Brit-turned Slovene

Oz Open '18 – Day 7 preview

MELBOURNE, Australia – Lleyton Hewitt is retired. Sam Groth will retire imminently. But the duo's run to the third round (so far) of the Australian Open doubles is adding some spice to a

Oz Open '18 – Day 6 preview

MELBOURNE, Australia – The cool change arrived Friday night. And so after two days of borderline-inhuman on-court conditions, the players will have a much easier time of it on court as the third

Oz Open '18 – Day 5 preview

MELBOURNE, Australia – The problem with dramatic upsets in a tennis tournament is that it's short-term gratification. The carnage multiple upsets do to a draw is felt only later, when the top

Hot today? Going to be worse Friday

The Australian Open had to be right near the limit of implementing the heat rule. It might even happen tomorrow, because the humidity won't be high enough.

Team Nole > Team JuJu

MELBOURNE, Australia – When one player on a warmup court has a team, and the other is flying solo, the logistics get a little complicated. So as Novak Djokovic huddled with his group, French

Oz Open '18 – Day 4 preview

MELBOURNE, Australia – The tennis ended in the wee hours Thursday morning, as Daria Gavrilova and Elise Mertens only got under way at the stroke of midnight. It was the latest-starting match ever