Tennis

Djokovic: Players held meeting, but boycott not discussed

Jan 16, 2018

Novak Djokovic confirms top men's players held a private meeting on the eve of the Australian Open to discuss issues related to the tour, but denied that any talk of boycotting Grand Slams over prize money was ever raised

Recovering Kvitova feels the love from Australian Open fans

Jan 16, 2018

A year ago Petra Kvitova was recovering from a knife attack at her home in the Czech Republic, unsure if she'd ever play tennis again. So her first-round loss at the Australian Open didn't bother her in the overall scheme of things.

The Latest: Defending champion Federer wins in 1st round

Jan 16, 2018

Defending champion Roger Federer had an easy run in his first-round match at the Australian Open, beating Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 as he began his quest here for his 20th Grand Slam singles title

Major letdown for US women: Venus, Stephens out in Melbourne

Jan 15, 2018

Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens were upset early and the bleak opening day for Americans continued at the Australian Open

A Glance at the Australian Open on Monday

Jan 15, 2018

A look at the Australian Open on Monday.

The Latest: Falconi loses, ends forgettable day for US women

Jan 15, 2018

Irina Falconi lost to Daria Gavrilova in the last match on Rod Laver Arena, ending a very forgettable opening day for American women at Melbourne Park

Criticism of Margaret Court is muted at Australian Open

Jan 15, 2018

Marriage equality proponents draped themselves in rainbow flags on the first day of the Australian Open to protest Margaret Court's views on gay marriage. Several, however, stopped short of saying Court's name should be stripped from the venue

Day 2 at the Australian Open: Federer, Djokovic on court

Jan 15, 2018

Defending champion Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, with 11 Australian Open titles between them and 31 Grand Slam singles titles combined, take to the court at the Australian Open under vastly different circumstances on Tuesday

Federer deflects attention to Nadal, Djokovic in Australia

Jan 14, 2018

Roger Federer prefers to think of Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic as the favorites for the Australian Open title, despite entering as defending champion and coming off a hassle-free preparation

Tomic's troubles continue, misses a spot at Australian Open

Jan 14, 2018

Bernard Tomic's troubles have continued into 2018 with a loss in the last round of qualifying for the Australian Open