MELBOURNE, Australia – When Tennys Sandgren was traveling the Challenger circuit on his own, scratching out his living week to week, his Twitter account was of interest to only a few diehards.
Australian Open 2017
MELBOURNE, Australia – If American Madison Keys wasn't often mentioned among the major contenders for the Australian Open women's singles title, it was an error of omission, not commission. The
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
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.
MELBOURNE, Australia – Novak Djokovic arrived at his practice court about an hour later than scheduled Sunday. But the large group of Djokovic fans who waited patiently were well rewarded. A
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
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
MELBOURNE, Australia – The questions about world No. 1 Simona Halep's injured ankle will have to be answered another day. Because after a three-hour, 45-minute victory over American Lauren Davis
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
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
MELBOURNE, Australia – Extreme heat is definitely a great equalizer. But a truly dominant player or two has yet to emerge in the absence of Serena Williams. So at this Australian Open, and
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.
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
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
MELBOURNE, Australia – Genie Bouchard and Sloane Stephens couldn't re-create the doubles magic they conjured up at the WTA Tour event in D.C. last summer. And so, not shockingly, they went down
MELBOURNE, Australia – The last 10 minutes of his second-round match against Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga said, were the reason he fought so hard for the first three hours