Photo gallery: Djokovic preps for Tsonga

MELBOURNE, Australia – On an off day after his impressive first-round victory over American qualifier Mitchell Krueger, No. 1 Novak Djokovic hit the practice court. His training partner was...

Poots *salutes* Bencic fans after loss

MELBOURNE, Australia – The look on Yulia Putintseva's face as she walked off the court after a tough three-set loss to Belinda Bencic did not necessarily presage what was to happen next. But it...

Kyrgios hits the doubles court (pics)

MELBOURNE, Australia – A tough draw eliminated Aussie Nick Kyrgios from the Australian Open men's singles in the first round. But on Wednesday, he was back on the practice court and back on the...

Jubilant Andreescu posts 1st Slam win

MELBOURNE, Australia – However many Grand Slam matches Canadian Bianca Andreescu wins in a career that's still in its infancy, she'll always remember this one. It is the first, of course – her...

Heated first day as Oz Open begins

MELBOURNE, Australia – It was hot, as advertised. Not so hot as to stop play or move roofs. But hot enough that a wobbly Andrea Petkovic had significant issues on court and had to retire. ...