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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-26/serena-williams-talk
Murray to meet teen in quarterfinals

...started Sunday but continued into the early hours of Jan. 26, the national holiday that regularly occurs during the Australian Open.Midway through his match against No. 10-ranked Dimitrov, who beat him in the Wimbledon quarterfinals last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-25/murray-meet-teen-qua
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-24/novak-djokovic-has-p
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-23/roger-federer-stunne
Rafael Nadal isn't big fan of sleep, math

...Nadal. He doesn't like sleep or math.The 14-time Grand Slam winner advanced Friday to the fourth round of the Australian Open, beating Dudi Sela in straight sets. He expended much less time and energy than he had in his five-set, third-round...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-23/rafael-nadal-isnt-bi
Williams sisters post wins to reach third round in Australian Open

...The Williams sisters advanced to the third round at the Australian Open, with top-ranked Serena fending off set points...deep into the corner against Panova, who entered the Australian Open without a single match win at five previous majors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-21/williams-sisters-post-wins-reach-
Victoria Azarenka takes out No. 8 seed Caroline Wozniacki in Australian Open

...of a series of injuries that restricted her to nine tournaments in 2014, meaning she didn't have a seeding at the Australian Open despite winning the title here in 2012 and 2013.Former No. 1-ranked Wozniacki, who had never previously failed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-22/victoria-azarenka-takes-out-
Rafael Nadal wins opener in straight sets Down Under

...any reminding of how long it has been since he won the Australian Open, he only needed to look at the "09" on the back...comfortable victory that give me some confidence."The Australian Open is the only major Nadal hasn't won at least twice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-19/rafael-nadal-wins-op
Serena Williams will open Australian Open against Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck

...Australia - Top-seeded Serena Williams will play Alison Van Uytvanck, of Belgium, in her first-round match at the Australian Open as she begins her attempt to win a 19th Grand Slam singles title.Williams could meet former No. 1-ranked Caroline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-16/serena-williams-will
Rafael Nadal isn't confident in his chances at Australian Open

...along with No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 2 Roger Federer and No. 6 Andy Murray. He favors any of those three to win the Australian Open."In terms of being favorites, the other names are more favorite than me at this time," he said during the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-17/rafael-nadal-isnt-co