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

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

Players turn up the heat on Australian Open…

French player Alize Cornet thinks the extreme heat policy at the Australian Open needs to be re-evaluated, saying she nearly fainted in the scorching temperatures during her third-round match at Melbourne Park

The Latest: Suarez Navarro into Australian Open quarters

Carla Suarez Navarro is the first player through to the Australian Open quarterfinals after beating Anett Kontaveit 4-6, 6-4, 8-6 in the opening fourth-round match on Rod Laver Arena

Hot and bothered: Temperatures rise, seeds fall…

On a day when shade was a valuable commodity in the searing heat at Melbourne Park, Roger Federer played it cool at the Australian Open

On a day of close calls, Dimitrov fends off…

Grigor Dimitrov was pushed all the way in five sets before finally fending off 186th-ranked Mackenzie McDonald, who had never won a tour-level match before qualifying for the Australian Open

Australian Open: Nadal, Wozniacki to play 4th-round matches

Top-seeded Rafael Nadal was set to continue his quest for a second Australian Open title when he played Diego Schwartzman in an afternoon match on Rod Laver Arena

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The Latest: Federer through to Australian 3rd…

Defending champion Roger Federer is through to the Australian Open's third round after beating Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (4) in a night match at Rod Laver Arena

Federer deflects attention to Nadal, Djokovic in…

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

Former No 1 Kerber wins 9th in a row to clinch Sydney title

Angelique Kerber won her first title since the 2016 U.S. Open and extended her winning streak to nine matches with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Ashleigh Barty in the Sydney International final on Saturday

The Latest: Defending champion Federer wins in 1st round

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…

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

US aims to groom tennis champs at national campus…

The U.S. Tennis Association is trying to groom future American tennis champions _ and do so much more _ at its year-old national campus in Florida

Tennys Sandgren's game, and name, on the rise in Australia

Tennys Sandgren's game, and name, on the rise with surprising run to third round of Australian Open

The Latest: Hsieh beats Radwanska at Australian Open

Hsieh Su-wei, who beat Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza in the second round, added another seeded player to her Australian Open victory collection with a 6-2, 7-5 win over No. 26 Agnieszka Radwanska

Last Slam standing: Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd…

Angelique Kerber is the only major winner remaining in the Australian Open women's draw after ending Maria Sharapova's comeback tour to Melbourne Park

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Sharapova back in Oz, joins Federer, Djokovic in…

Maria Sharapova returns to the Australian Open after a doping ban and opens with a straight-set victory

Djokovic: Players held meeting, but boycott not…

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

Ostapenko upset by Makarova in 1st round at Sydney

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

Nadal, Federer seeded 1st and 2nd for Australian Open

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal and defending champion Roger Federer have been seeded first and second for the Australian Open, meaning they can only meet at Melbourne Park this month if they set up a rematch of last year's final

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

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

Angelique Kerber wins 8th match in a row, into Sydney final

Angelique Kerber has won her eighth consecutive match of the new season, coming from 3-1 down in the final set to beat qualifier Camila Giorgi 6-2, 6-3 to reach the Sydney International final

After one for the ages, Australian Open now a…

With Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic among the walking wounded and Serena Williams already deciding not to defend her title, injuries and absentees have been the focus of attention ahead of the Australian Open

Federer, Djokovic drawn in same half for…

Defending champion Roger Federer has been drawn in the same half of the Australian Open as six-time winner Novak Djokovic

Day 2 at the Australian Open: Federer, Djokovic…

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

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Nadal returns to his sleeveless roots _ and…

If Rafael Nadal gave the Australian Open a throwback feel last year with his straight-out-of-the-mid-2000s final against Roger Federer, he's completed the effect this year with a return to his sartorial roots _ a sleeveless T-shirt

Comedian Will Ferrell brings laughs to the…

American actor and comedian Will Ferrell isn't just at the Australian Open this week for the tennis

The Latest: Wozniacki advances to 4th round in Australia

After saving two match points and trailing 5-1 in the third set in her last match, there were no real dramas in the third round for Caroline Wozniacki at the Australian Open on Friday.