• Andy Murray wins his semifinal match, but fiancee Kim Sears steals the show

    A spat between the fiancees of Andy Murray and Tomas Berdych caught attention as the two tennis players faced off at the Australian Open

    Busted Racquet
  • The funniest thing you’ll see today: Tennis star Novak Djokovic faces off against an M1 Abrams tank

    Tennis legend Novak Djokovic has stared down Federer and Nadal… but he’s never faced a foe quite as fearsome as this. YouTube user timtimfed has created a hilarious video in which a digital Vietnam-era M1 Abrams tank is edited in with footage of Djokovic playing a match at the Australian Open. The…

    BGR News
  • Expletives and in-your-face tennis at the Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray's four-set win over Tomas Berdych at the Australian Open on Thursday will be remembered more for the tension between the players than the shot-making on the court.

    Associated Press
  • 'Surprised' Serena sets up dream Sharapova final

    By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Serena Williams overcame feisty teenage challenger Madison Keys to set up a dream Australian Open final with Maria Sharapova on Thursday but seemed to be the only person surprised she had made it that far. The world number one had to battle against Keys,…

  • Djokovic and Wawrinka in 'Showdown III' at Melbourne Park

    Top seed Novak Djokovic and defending champion Stan Wawrinka will brace for another epic clash at the Australian Open on Friday as they bid for a place in the final with Andy Murray. Serb Djokovic and Swiss Wawrinka's five-set marathons at Melbourne Park in 2013 and 2014 were arguably the most…

  • Serena Williams to maintain No 1 ranking after Melbourne

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will remain No. 1 and No. 2 in the WTA rankings, regardless of who wins when they meet in the Australian Open final on Saturday.

    Associated Press
  • Andy Murray's Fiancée Kim Sears Lets the F-bombs Rip

    Andy Murray isn't afraid of dropping F-bombs during particularly hectic tennis matches, but his fiancée Kim Sears is normally a bit more classy. When she watches him perform she tends to do little more than whoop and holler. Not so during the Australian Open semi final on Thursday. As Murray…

  • Serena relishing Sharapova 'title fight' at Open

    Top seed Serena Williams said Thursday she was delighted to renew her one-sided rivalry with Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open final after defeating fellow American Madison Keys to reach the decider. The 18-time Grand Slam champion's hard-fought 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 semi-final win over Keys will pit…

  • 'Bad mood' Berdych rues another missed chance

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Tomas Berdych blamed "one bad set" for his defeat by Andy Murray at the Australian Open on Thursday when his dreams of a maiden grand slam title were again crushed at the semi-final stage. I was just trying to get my chances, trying to fight for it, but it was…

  • AUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: Djokovic's No. 1 fan

    During Novak Djokovic's Australian Open quarterfinal, a photo of his three-month-old son started making the rounds on social media. On-court interviewer Jim Courier asked the No. 1-ranked player about his No. 1 fan after the match, directing his attention to the big screens overhead at Rod Laver…

    The Associated Press
  • MW Men's & Women's Tennis Players of the Week 1/28/15

    Utah State freshman Jaime Barajas has been named Mountain West Men’s Tennis Player of the Week, while Air Force sophomore Tracy Landram earned MW Women’s Tennis Player of the Week honors for matches played Jan. 21-27. It is the first career MW weekly accolade for both student-athletes.

    Campus Insiders
  • Serena aims for 19th major in Aussie final vs Sharapova

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It wasn't until Serena Williams forced herself to relax, and not focus too intently on a milestone Grand Slam title, that she rediscovered the art of winning the biggest events in tennis.

    Associated Press
  • Murray into final; Williams, Sharapova to meet in Australia

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray has reached the Australian Open final for the fourth time, beating Tomas Berdych in a tension-filled semifinal to earn one more shot at a long elusive title.

    Associated Press
  • Venus Williams exits Aussie Open with heartfelt advice

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Asked what the future might hold for her young opponent, Venus Williams offered some heartfelt advice that could easily apply to her own career.

    Associated Press
  • Djokovic, Wawrinka set up epic showdown, ill Serena through

    By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Top seed Novak Djokovic and champion Stan Wawrinka set up 'The Djoker v The Man 3.0' at Melbourne Park after impressive quarter-final victories on Wednesday, while an ill Serena Williams moved a step closer to her 19th grand slam title. The American,…

  • Australian Open at a glance

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- A look at the Australian Open on Thursday:

    The Associated Press
  • Serena fends off Keys to book blockbuster Sharapova final

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Serena Williams brushed aside the latest member of 'generation next' trying to steal her crown by beating teenager Madison Keys 7-6(5) 6-2 on Thursday, setting up a blockbuster Australian Open final against Maria Sharapova. Top seed Williams, who at 33 is 14…