Tennis

2nd-seeded Mertens advances to Hobart quarterfinals

Jan 9, 2018

Defending champion Elise Mertens beat Beatriz Haddad Maia 6-4, 6-4 on Tuesday to advance the Hobart International quarterfinals

Rusty Nadal struggles in loss to Gasquet in exhibition match

Jan 9, 2018

Rafael Nadal struggled with his timing and normally potent shot-making as he started his delayed preparations for the Australian Open with an error-filled 6-4, 7-5 loss to Richard Gasquet in the Kooyong Classic exhibition event Tuesday

Wawrinka says he's ready for Aussie Open, knee not a worry

Jan 9, 2018

Former Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka says he's ready for this year's tournament beginning next Monday after being sidelined from competitive tennis for six months

Murray undergoes hip surgery, hopes to be back for Wimbledon

Jan 9, 2018

Andy Murray says he has undergone surgery on his right hip and hopes to be back playing later this year

Former champion Azarenka withdraws from Australian Open

Jan 8, 2018

Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from the Australian Open, with her wild-card entry reallocated to Ajla Tomljanovic of Croatia

Eugenie Bouchard beaten in 1st round at Hobart International

Jan 8, 2018

Eugenie Bouchard's poor run of form continued when she was beaten by Belarus teenager Aryna Sabalenka at the Hobart International

Kerber advances; US Open champion Stephens out in Sydney

Jan 8, 2018

Former No. 1-ranked Angelique Kerber needed to save two match points before fending off Lucie Safarova 6-7 (3), 7-6 (8), 6-2 to set up a second-round match against Venus Williams. U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens lost her opening match of the year.

Kyrgios beats Harrison to win Brisbane International title

Jan 7, 2018

Nick Kyrgios has won an ATP title on home soil for the first time with a commanding 6-4, 6-2 win over Ryan Harrison at the Brisbane International

Ostapenko upset by Makarova in 1st round at Sydney

Jan 7, 2018

French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko had an upset 7-6 (3), 6-1 loss to Ekaterina Makarova on a sweltering opening day of the Sydney International

Former champs Cornet, Barthel out in 1st round at Hobart

Jan 7, 2018

Former champions Alize Cornet and Mona Barthel were ousted in the first round of the Hobart International on Sunday, each losing in straight sets