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Federer will play for Swiss against Djokovic-less Serbs – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comNovi Sad, Serbia (SportsNetwork.com) – When Switzerland visits Serbia in their Davis Cup tie this weekend, the Swiss will boast 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and newly crowned Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka, while former world …Wawrinka spearheads Swiss, Czechs eye third titleOman Daily ObserverFederer opens Swiss Davis Cup tie in SerbiaBusiness RecorderFederer to […]

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Australian Open 2014: Keeping emotions in check no small feat for champion … – National Post

National PostMELBOURNE — All the talk before Sunday’s Australian Open final suggested that Stanislas Wawrinka might need a thunderbolt to strike down his opponent, world No. 1 Rafael Nadal, in order to lift the title.Nothing was normal about Rafael Nadal’s shock Australian Open final lossNEWS.com.auWawrinka denies Nadal history with historic first winThe RoarWawrinka claims first […]

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Wawrinka Defeats an Ailing Nadal to Win Australian Open – New York Times

New York TimesStanislas Wawrinka celebrated his winning point against Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images. MELBOURNE, Australia — After two weeks of madness that included extreme temperatures and a player who hallucinated and saw …Australian Open 2014: Stanislas Wawrinka beats Nadal in finalBBC SportIt wasn’t meant to be for NadalABC NewsDid Rafael […]

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Andy Murray’s out of Aust Open but proud of comeback – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldAndy Murray of Britain speaks during a press conference after his quarterfinal loss to Roger Federer of Switzerland at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi). 1. Wednesday …Roger Federer is back and he’s going to beat Rafael Nadal and win the …USA TODAYRevitalized Federer Has […]

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A Stealthy Approach Proves Best for Radwanska – New York Times

New York TimesAgnieszka Radwanska of Poland defeated Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, 6-1, 5-7, 6-0 by playing creatively and mixing up her shots. Narendra Shrestha/European Pressphoto Agency. MELBOURNE, Australia — For the second time in less than 24 hours, …Australian Open: Victoria Azarenka falls to Agnieszka RadwanskaCNN InternationalDefending champ Azarenka booed at Australian OpenSeattle Post IntelligencerAgnieszka […]

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Australian Open: It’s terrible for the 2s as Azarenka, Djokovic fall – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesMELBOURNE, Australia — Victoria Azarenka’s 18-match winning streak at the Australian Open ended Wednesday in a 6-1, 5-7, 6-0 quarterfinal loss to Agnieszka Radwanska, continuing the flow of stars tumbling out of the year’s first major. Fifth-seeded …Radwanska ends Azarenka reign at Melbourne ParkReutersHighlights from Agnieszka Radwanska’s win over Victoria AzarenkaSI.comAustralian Open: Agnieszka […]

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Radwanska, Cibulkova advance to Aussie semis – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comMelbourne, Australia (SportsNetwork.com) – The women will also have a new winner at the 2014 Australian Open. Fifth-seeded Pole Agnieszka Radwanska took down two-time defending champion Victoria Azarenka 6-1, 5-7, 6-0 to set up a semifinal match …Agnieszka Radwanska dazzles in quarterfinal win over Victoria AzarenkaSI.comAustralian Open: Agnieszka Radwanska ousts Victoria AzarenkaSkySportsAzarenka Loses at Australian […]

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Rafael Nadal v Grigor Dimitrov: Australian Open 2014 – live! – The Guardian

The GuardianRafael Nadal will inflict extreme pain on this ball very shortly. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images. Live. Sort by: Latest first; Oldest first. Auto update: On; Off. Updates: 2.37pm AEST. Geoff will be here shortly, in the meantime here’s a quick note on …Wawrinka dethrones Djokovic in Melbourne Park thrillerDAWN.comAustralian Open 2014: Stanislas Wawrinka dumps […]

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Eugenie Bouchard reaches semis – ESPN

ESPNMELBOURNE, Australia — Eugenie Bouchard has reached the semifinals in her first trip to the Australian Open, beating 2008 French Open champion Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 on Tuesday to set up a showdown with fourth-seeded Li Na. The result means …Australian Open: Eugenie Bouchard the Belieber reaches Melbourne semifinalsCNN InternationalEugenie Bouchard a WTA star […]

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Li Returns to the Semifinals, And Ivanovic Tumbles Out – New York Times

New York TimesLi Na of China will play either Ana Ivanovic of Serbia or Eugenie Bouchard of Canada next. Renee Mckay/Getty Images. Advertising. MELBOURNE, Australia — The two-time finalist Li Na stayed in contention for another Australian Open title match after …China’s Li Na responds to angry coach in style brushing by Italy’s Flavia …Herald […]

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Tennis Channel Court Report: Australian Open Day 8 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTennis Channel recaps Day 8 at the Australian Open, including an interview with Dominika Cibulkova after she upset Maria Sharapova, and looks ahead to Day 9. Loading… Post to Facebook. Tennis Channel Court Report: Australian Open Day 8 on …2014 Australian Open results and bracket: Maria Sharapova falls to Dominika …Philly.comAustralian Open Day 8 […]

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Sharapova Follows Williams Out the Door – New York Times

New York TimesMaria Sharapova, the No. 3 seed, during her fourth-round match against Dominika Cibulkova, who won, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. Mark Dadswell/European Pressphoto Agency. MELBOURNE, Australia — One day after the heavy favorite Serena Williams lost to Ana …Azarenka rolls; Sharapova stunned at Australian OpenChicago TribuneAustralian Open 2014: Maria Sharapova out of Australian OpenBBC SportAustralian […]

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2014: Sharapova crashes out as Cibulkova recovers from … – Daily Mail

Daily MailMaria Sharapova followed Serena Williams out of the Australian Open after losing in the fourth round to Dominika Cibulkova. Like world No 1 Williams, who struggled with back problems during her defeat by Ana Ivanovic on Sunday, Sharapova appeared …Azarenka Wins, No. 3 Seed Sharapova Loses at Australian OpenBloombergMaria Sharapova follows Serena Williams and […]

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Novak Djokovic restores order by reaching Australian Open quarter-finals – The Guardian

The GuardianNovak Djokovic, the defending champion, beat Fabio Fognini 6-3, 6-0, 6-2 at the Australian Open. Photograph: Jon Buckle/Press Association Images. Within two hours of Hurricane Serena blowing out over Melbourne, the defending men’s champion, Novak …The Djoker makes a comeback at Australian OpenSI.comDominant Novak Djokovic destroys Fabio Fognini as he heads to the last […]

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5 Things to Know About Williams’ Aussie Loss – Washington Post

Washington PostMELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams has had bad luck with nagging injuries at the Australian Open in recent years. On Sunday, the top-seeded Williams lost to No. 14-seeded Ana Ivanovic in the fourth round while dealing with a bad back. Last year …Tennis Channel Court Report: Australian Open Day 7USA TODAYAustralian Open: Title favorite […]

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Novak Djokovic’s perfect Boris Becker impression – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSeeming relaxed after his easy win over Fabio Fognini at the Australian Open, Novak Djokovic brought back what he does best: On-court impressions. Djokovic did an incredible parody of his new coach, Boris Becker, with the perfect Becker-like serve.After an easy win, Novak Djokovic had fun with the crowdThe AustralianNovak Djokovic reaches Australian Open […]

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Australian Open 2014: Ana Ivanovic posts magical win over Serena Williams to … – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukAna Ivanovic ‘broke a spell’ to post a magical win over Serena Williams in the fourth round of the Australian Open. Ivanovic had never won a set against Williams in four previous meetings while the world No 1 went into the clash on a 25-match winning run …Australian Open Day 7 recap: Ivanovic, Pennetta score […]

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Serena Williams falls to Ana Ivanovic in Australian Open – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMELBOURNE, Australia – Once her most successful major, the Australian Open has become Serena Williams’ snake bit-Slam. No. 1 Williams, a five-time champion, saw her tournament go up in smoke Sunday when she lost to No. 14 seed Ana Ivanovic of …Australian Open 2014: Ana Ivanovic posts magical win over Serena Williams to …Telegraph.co.ukIvanovic […]

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Federer Reaches Australian Open Fourth Round With Nadal, Murray – Bloomberg

BloombergFour-time champion Roger Federer and top-seeded Rafael Nadal rolled into the fourth round of the Australian Open with straight-set victories as the heat broke at the season’s first Grand Slam tennis tournament. Fourth-seeded Andy Murray also won, while …Jon Wertheim: Roger Federer, top seeds lead 2014 Australian Open midterm …SI.comRafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Maria […]

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Maria Sharapova, Sloane Stephens advance to fourth round at Australian Open – SI.com

SI.comAfter enduring brutal heat, Maria Sharapova was aided by cooler temps in the third round. Michael Dodge/Getty Images/SI. MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maria Sharapova recovered from the longest, hottest match of her career to beat Alize Cornet 6-1, 7-6 …Friday’s Sports In BriefMiamiHerald.comAustralian Open Day 6 women’s results: Azarenka cruises, Sharapova scrapes …Sportal.com.auSharapova marches into […]

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Wozniacki crashes out in Melbourne – Reuters

ReutersMELBOURNE (Reuters) – Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki made an early exit from the Australian Open on Saturday with a 4-6 7-5 6-3 loss to rising Spanish talent Garbine Muguruza in the third round. Dane Wozniacki, seeded 10th, appeared to …Wozniacki exits from Oz Open following third round defeatANINEWS all 11 news articles …read […]

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Novak Djokovic’s winning streak since getting engaged continues at the … – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukThe world No.2 has not lost a match since the US Open final in September or since proposing to Jelena Ristic. And the defending champion has now won 27 matches in a row after beating Denis Istomin to reach the last 16 here. Despite the temperature …Djokovic, Williams into 4th round in AustraliaWashington PostDjokovic, Williams […]

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Jimmy Carr is deadly serious as he watches the Australian Open in Melbourne … – Daily Mail

Daily MailHe is known for his dry sense of humour and dead-pan approach to comedy, but Jimmy Carr cut a serious figure as he watched the Australian Open in Melbourne, this week. The 41 year-old star was spotted looking passionately focused on the tennis …Sharapova wins amid extreme heatBBC SportAustralian Open: Maria Sharapova forced to […]

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Sharapova wins amid extreme heat – BBC Sport

BBC SportMaria Sharapova survived a scare to reach the Australian Open third round as the temperature exceeded 40C for the third consecutive day in Melbourne. The 2008 champion edged a punishing encounter against Karin Knapp as both players struggled with …Sharapova Wins in 107-Degree Australian Open Heat; Federer RollsSan Francisco ChronicleAustralian Open: Maria Sharapova forced […]

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Australian Open: Medical officer defends extreme heat policy – BBC Sport

BBC SportThe chief medial officer at the Australian Open has defended criticism of the competition’s “extreme heat policy” after Jamie Murray was treated for heatstroke. Play was suspended on uncovered courts for more than four hours on Thursday as temperatures …Australia Open 2014: Extreme heat policy takes effect as show court roofs closed …Telegraph.co.ukAustralian Open […]