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Murray floors Federer in five-set thriller

Britain's Andy Murray faced down his Grand Slam nemesis Roger Federer in an electrifying five-set thriller to reach the Australian Open final on Friday night.

Love game: Serena Williams reportedly marries in New Orleans

2017-11-20 10:31

The game is love for tennis star Serena Williams and her new husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.

Ping-pong team 'too tired' to compete

2017-06-30 08:43

Following a no-show by the Chinese men's table tennis team at a recent tournament, the Chinese Table Tennis Association has withdrawn the team from an international event in Australia next week, citing health reasons.

Djokovic puts down Federer fightback to reach final

2016-01-29 05:13

Champion Novak Djokovic foiled a stirring fightback from Roger Federer to defeat the Swiss 6-1 6-2 3-6 6-3 at the Australian Open on Thursday and charge into a fifth successive grand slam final.

Djokovic grinds Murray down to win Australian Open

2015-02-01 20:56

Novak Djokovic reasserted his rule over the hard-courts of Melbourne Park on Sunday, grinding down Andy Murray 7-6(5) 6-7(4) 6-3 6-0 to win his fifth Australian Open title.

Williams, Sharapova to meet in Australian Open final

2015-01-29 15:02

Serena Williams weathered a barrage of big serves and heavy groundstrokes in the first set before beating 19-year-old Madison Keys 7-6 (5), 6-2 to set up an Australian Open final against Maria Sharapova.

Serena Williams advances, Venus out of Aussie Open

2015-01-28 14:12

Madison Keys overcame a left thigh injury to beat No 18-ranked Venus Williams 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 and advance to the last four against top-ranked and 18-time major winner Serena.

Serena Williams to meet Cibulkova in Aussie Open quarters

2015-01-26 13:34

Serena Williams avenged her heaviest Grand Slam defeat with a comeback 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over Garbine Muguruza on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals.

Federer knocked out by Seppi in Australian Open

2015-01-23 15:45

Second seed Roger Federer was bundled out of the Australian Open third round by Italian Andreas Seppi on Friday.

Chinese Zheng Jie pins hope on doubles

2015-01-20 15:31

Chinese Zheng Jie now pins her hope on the doubles after she failed to get past the first hurdles in the Australian Open singles on Tuesday.

Australian Open raises prize money after big currency fall

2015-01-09 13:19

The Australian Open says it has increased prize money to a record high of 40 million Australian dollars (US$32.5 million) to take into account the fall of the Australian dollar in the past several months.

Djokovic beats Nadal for fourth Miami title

2014-03-31 09:51

Novak Djokovic tamed world number one Rafa Nadal 6-3 6-3 to claim his fourth Sony Open title on Sunday, denying the Spaniard a maiden win on the Miami hardcourts.

Serena beats Sharapova for 15th time

2014-03-28 10:30

Serena Williams beat Maria Sharapova for the 15th consecutive time, rallying in both sets for a 6-4, 6-3 victory in the Sony Open semifinals on Thursday.

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