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Australian reaches US Open semifinals

...from John Newcombe to Rod Laver, from Tony Roche to Ken Rosewall to Pat Cash. The link between the longhaired he would be the first Aussie to go that far since Ken Rosewall lost to Jimmy Connors in 1974. The last Australian...
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Roger Federer not happy with Wimbledon's tighter attire rules

...AUSSIE DAY: With 37 Grand Slam singles titles among them, a quintet of Australian greats held court Wednesday.Ken Rosewall (12 majors), Rod Laver (11), John Newcombe (7), Ashley Cooper (4), and Neale Fraser (3) spent most of...
Wrist injury to keep Rafael Nadal from defending U.S. Open title

...fourth man in the Open era, which began in 1968, to decline to try to defend his U.S. Open title. The others were Ken Rosewall in 1971, Pete Sampras in 2003 and Juan Martin del Potro in 2010. Del Potro also is out of this year's U.S. Open...
Nadal takes Wimbledon in straight sets

...Slam titles, Nadal joins a list of greats that includes Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Fred Perry and Ken Rosewall. He also has five French Open championships and one Australian Open title.
Rafter: from Down Under to top of the world

...serve-and-volley tennis. Then, in the company of several Australian champions, including Tony Roche, John Newcombe and Ken Rosewall, Rafter celebrated until the wee hours. Among them, the Aussie contingent has 19 Grand Slam tournament titles. Other...
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Agassi, Clijsters get No. 1 seedings for Open

...and Andy Roddick fourth. Neither defending champion is entered for the first time since 1971 (Margaret Smith Court, Ken Rosewall). Pete Sampras hasn't played at all since beating Agassi in last year's final, while Williams' younger sister...
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Nadal's 4th title is cinch

...Open Bjorn Borg 1980 French Open Bjorn Borg 1978 French Open Bjorn Borg 1976 Wimbledon Ilie Nastase 1973 French Open* Ken Rosewall 1971 Australian Open** *First two matches were best-of-3 **Five matches
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Agassi wins in five, will face Federer

...said Ginepri, 22. "That's why he's still going at age 35." Agassi is the oldest Grand Slam finalist since Ken Rosewall, at 39, reached the U.S. Open and Wimbledon finals in 1974. Agassi has to hope he doesn't suffer the same fate...
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Agassi makes big splash Down Under

...enjoy it." And now he's a thirtysomething champion, which is a rarity but not unprecedented. After turning 30, Ken Rosewall won four Grand Slam titles and Jimmy Connors won two. Agassi? "It's been a year since I've won," he said...
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Like old times, Ivanisevic comes up short's going to take, but I have to try." Others have suffered repeated frustrations on the Centre Court grass. Ken Rosewall went 0-for-4 in Wimbledon finals, while Fred Stolle finished second three consecutive years and never won the title...
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