...two-time champion Victoria Azarenka in the Qatar Open semifinals.Williams, who defeated Rad wanska to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals in February, won 6-4, 1-6, 6-3.Azarenka, the 2012 and 2013 champ, beat third-seeded Caroline...

Roger Federer tops No. 1 Novak Djokovic to repeat in Dubai

...progressed," said Safarova, who along with Bethanie Mattek-Sands had won their first grand slam doubles titles at the Australian Open last month.Having lost all her six previous encounters to Azarenka, Safarova, raised her game to a new level...


...up a quarterfinal with Venus Williams in the Qatar Open.Radwanska, who lost to Williams in the fourth round of the Australian Open, will play her again on Thursday.Top-seeded Petra Kvitova will take on third-seeded Caroline Wozniacki for...

Rory McIlroy looking to carry momentum into Honda Classic

...two times.In his last six tournaments, he has finished no worse than second place in all but one tournament, the Australian Open. So yes, he's going along quite nicely.The obstacle at the Honda Classic might be rust.McIlroy hasn't...

Serena Williams to end boycott of Indian Wells event after 14 years

LOS ANGELES - After 14 years away, Serena Williams is ready to forgive Indian Wells.

Italians' Fabio Fognini, Simone Bolelli break through in men's doubles Down Under

...as a combination and had never won together before the Australian Open.GOOD CAUSE: Serena Williams told the crowd about...tournament to $200.The American led the women at the Australian Open with 88 aces. That's good for A$17,600, or...

Novak Djokovic cruises into Australian Open semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia - It was difficult to tell who was more pleased with reaching the Australian Open semifinals: No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic, advancing to his 25th at a Grand Slam tournament, or 19-year-old Madison Keys...

Serena Williams talks football

...to play."I would love to be a linebacker," the No. 1-ranked tennis player said Monday after advancing to the Australian Open quarterfinals. "I just like to block."For non-fans, linebackers are usually the big guys who tackle.Then...

Novak Djokovic has plenty of reasons to celebrate at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia - Novak Djokovic fine-tuned his voice and his game at the Australian Open on Saturday, advancing to the fourth round with a straight-sets win over Fernando Verdasco and then urging the crowd of 15...

Roger Federer stunned in third round of Australian Open

...just as he did on court, why he just watched as Andreas Seppi went down the line and ended his streak of reaching the Australian Open semifinals for 11 consecutive years.The 17-time Grand Slam champion was facing match point against Seppi for...