Women's Sports

Aussie Open No. 1 seed Halep avoids another 1st-round exit

Jan 15, 2019

Simona Halep came back to win and avoided becoming the first No. 1-seeded woman in 40 years to lose her opening match at the Australian Open

The Latest: US Open winner Osaka advances at Australian Open

Jan 15, 2019

Naomi Osaka's first appearance at a Grand Slam tournament as a major champion was a successful one, with her 6-4, 6-2 win over Magda Linette ending play on Rod Laver Arena on Day 2 of the Australian Open

Teary Azarenka admits to struggling after loss in Australia

Jan 15, 2019

Victoria Azarenka cried and paused for a minute as she tried to reflect on the differences between her past and present experiences of the Australian Open

Game from quick exit, Venus Williams wins at Australian Open

Jan 15, 2019

Things were looking bad for Venus Williams, who was perilously close to an opening-round exit at the Australian Open for the fourth time in six years before emerging with a three-set win

On bad hip, Andy Murray out in 1st round of Australian Open

Jan 14, 2019

Andy Murray nearly pulled off quite a comeback before losing 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-2 to 22nd-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut at the Australian Open

The Latest: Tomic critical of Hewitt after Aussie Open match

Jan 14, 2019

Bernard Tomic has continued his criticism of Australian Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt, saying Hewitt is causing division among the players and should be replaced

Australian Open glance: Djokovic, Serena play 1st matches

Jan 14, 2019

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Simona Halep and Naomi Osaka are on court Tuesday for the opening matches at the Australian Open. Djokovic is looking for his seventh title at Melbourne Park, Williams her eighth

Champions Wozniacki, Federer on different ends of spectrum

Jan 13, 2019

Caroline Wozniacki is entering new territory at the Australian Open as a defending champion for the first time at a major, but it's a well-worn experience for Roger Federer

No. 1 Halep has new-found confidence ahead of Aussie Open

Jan 12, 2019

Simona Halep feels like a legitimate No. 1 in the world rankings after winning her first major title last year and showing new-found confidence ahead of the Australian Open.

Kvitova beats Barty in Sydney International women's final

Jan 12, 2019

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Ashleigh Barty 1-6, 7-5, 7-6 in the women's singles final Saturday at the Sydney International

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