Serena Williams has finally opened up about her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. “I really haven’t thought about it too much, because I wasn’t even really gonna think about it until after the tournament,” Williams, 35, continued. Fittingly, she broke the news in a poem — on Reddit.
By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Nick Kyrgios hit back at John McEnroe's suggestion that he had stopped trying late in his defeat at the Australian Open on Wednesday, sarcastically suggesting the tennis great turned TV pundit "knows everything". The 21-year-old Australian blamed a knee injury and poor conditioning for his lack of mobility around the court towards the end of the five-set second-round defeat by Italian Andreas Seppi. Clearly upset after blowing a two-set lead and failing to convert a fifth-set match point, Kyrgios bridled when informed that McEnroe had said he had stopped trying and that it was "a black eye for the sport".
MELBOURNE — What makes tennis so interesting is that two players from differing circumstances often take away their own personal perception of the same match. A perfect example of that would be the Australian Open second round match between superstar Roger Federer and qualifier Noah Rubin that took place on a chilly Wednesday afternoon in Melbourne. As expected, Federer, a 17-time Grand Slam champion, pulled off a less-than-perfect 7-5, 6-3 7-6 (3) win that is unlikely to stay in his memory bank for long. In contrast, the newcomer Rubin walked away having put forth a more than credible performance in a match he will remember for a lifetime. For the 35-year-old Federer, currently ranked a low