Djokovic Beats Nadal in Five Sets to Claim Third Australian Open Title and Third Major in a Row

  MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Defending Champion World No. 1 Novak Djokovic rallied from a set down to defeat No. 2 Rafael Nadal 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7( 5), 7-5  to win his third Australian Open title.  The  match lasted five hours and 53 … [Read more...]

Azarenka Wins Australian Open and No. 1 Ranking Over Sharapova

MELBOURNE PARK, Australia – Third seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus overcame early match jitters to soundly defeat  fourth seed Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-0  to win her first Grand Slam title. Along with the win, Azarenka will rise to No.1 in the … [Read more...]

Djokovic Survives Murray in Five Sets to Gain Third Australian Open Final

MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - World No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia fought off Scotland's Andy Murray in five sets 6-3, 3-6, 6-7(4), 6-1, 7-5  in a semifinal on Friday night  which lasted into Saturday morning, to gain a berth in his third Australian … [Read more...]

Double Delight for Townsend: Wins Australian Open Girls’ Doubles Crown with Andrews and Advances to Girls’ Singles Final

MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - A pair of 15-year-olds from the United States, Taylor Townsend of Stockbridge, Ga., and Gabrielle Andrews of Pomona, Calif., captured the Australian Open junior girls’ doubles title on Friday by defeating Irina … [Read more...]

Nadal Storms Past Federer in Australian Open Thriller

MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Rafael Nadal rallied to stop Roger Federer 6-7(5), 6-2, 7-6(5), 6-4 on Thursday night to advance to his second Australian Open final. The two men battled in the semifinal with incredible shot-making and stamina in the … [Read more...]

Sharapova Surges into Australian Open Final

MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Maria Sharapova has made the Australian Open final for the first time since she won it in 2008 by defeating Petra Kvitova 6-2, 3-6, 6-4. “It means so much to be back in a Grand Slam final, “ Sad Sharapova, a stage I … [Read more...]

Azarenka Tops Defending Champ Clijsters to Move into Australian Open Final

MELBOURNE PARK, Australia -Victoria Azarenka  has defeated defending champion Kim Clijsters 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 on  Thursday to move into the Australian Open final to be held on Saturday night. This will mark the Belarusian's first major final.  She'll … [Read more...]

“Big Four” Fill Semifinal Berths as Djokovic Survives Leg Injury and Ferrer at Australian Open

  MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Defending champion and World No 1 Novak Djokovic struggled with what appeared to be a left hamstring injury to beat fifth-ranked David Ferrer 6-4, 7-6 (4), 6-1 on Wednesday night to complete the Australian Open … [Read more...]

Sharapova and Kvitova to Meet in Australian Open Semi

  MELBOURNE PARK, Australia – Reigning and former Wimbledon winners Petra Kvitova and Maria Sharapova have set up a rematch of their 2011 Wimbledon final by handily taking out their quarterfinal foes on Wednesday. Thre Russian Sharapova took … [Read more...]