Tennis

The Latest: A pep talk from son helps Djokovic in Australia

Jan 25, 2019

Fans across the world tuned in to see Novak Djokovic set up an Australian Open final against Rafael Nadal, but his son was not among them. Four-year-old Stefan gave his father a pre-semifinal pep talk over the phone.

Kvitova-Osaka: Australian final from different perspectives

Jan 25, 2019

Petra Kvitova wants to produce a highlight of her 'second career' by beating Naomi Osaka in the Australian Open final to capture her first Grand Slam since a violent home invasion in 2016 nearly derailed her career.

Australia bakes in heat that's sparking fires, taxing grid

Jan 25, 2019

Scorching heat knocked out power, raised wildfire risks and sent tennis fans looking for water and shade in Australia's second-largest city, which recorded its hottest day in five years

Australian Open Glance: A look at semifinal on Day 12

Jan 24, 2019

The only main draw singles match on Day 12 is No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic's semifinal against No. 28 Lucas Pouille

The Latest: Australians in the mix for all doubles titles

Jan 24, 2019

Astra Sharma and John-Patrick Smith ensured Australians would be playing for all three doubles titles at the season's first major after beating second-seeded Bruno Soares and Nicole Melichar 6-4, 7-6 (5)

Nadal breaks, beats Tsitsipas for 5th Australian Open final

Jan 24, 2019

Rafael Nadal reached his fifth Australian Open final by beating 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitispas 6-2, 6-4, 6-0

Osaka vs. Kvitova for Australian Open title, No. 1 ranking

Jan 24, 2019

Naomi Osaka beat Karolina Pliskova 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 with the help of 15 aces to reach the Australian Open final, where she will face Petra Kvitova

American Collins wishes roof stayed open at Australian Open

Jan 24, 2019

The way Danielle Collins looks at it, the end of her surprising run at Melbourne Park was something of an open-and-shut case

Vogue editor joins push to re-name Margaret Court Arena

Jan 24, 2019

Vogue editor Anna Wintour has added her voice to those calling for the renaming of Margaret Court Arena at the Australian Open because of the tennis great's outspoken condemnation of same-sex marriage

50 years past last men's Slam, Laver says it'll happen again

Jan 23, 2019

Rod Laver thinks there will be another true Grand Slam in men's tennis one day

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