There isn't always room for niceties in the world of professional sport, but French tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has bucked the trend. You might remember him helping out a ball girl who was in tears after being struck by a ball at last year's Australian Open, stopping the match to accompany her off the court. Well, twelve months on, the ball girl — real name Giuliana — penned a thank you card to the Frenchman, which he shared on Facebook while back in Melbourne for the tennis tournament.
The Latest on Monday from the Australian Open (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Martina Navratilova believes the pressure of being No. 1 got to Angelique Kerber, who was ousted in her fourth-round match by CoCo Vandeweghe on Sunday night. Kerber replaced Serena Williams as the No. 1 player after winning her second Grand Slam title at the U.S. Open last September. But since arriving in Melbourne to begin her title defense at the Australian Open, she appeared tight and lacked confidence in her shots. Navratilova, a former top-ranked player herself, told reporters Monday that the No. 1 ranking brings "a different kind of pressure and it takes some time getting used to it." "Who she got the No. 1 ranking
Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Can Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal fare better in 2017 than they did in 2016? The men’s bracket at the 2017 Australian Open continues to be very intriguing and rather chaotic. Top seed Andy Murray was