Tennis

Welcome to the last 16: US qualifier Brady…

Jennifer Brady had never played in one of the four Grand Slam events in tennis before she qualified for the Australian Open

The Latest: Johanna Konta easy winner over Wozniacki

Johanna Konta has moved into the fourth round at Melbourne Park with a 6-3, 6-1 win over former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki at Margaret Court Arena

Federer gracious in praise of Sunday opponent at…

As befitting his status as a 17-time Grand Slam champion and as an astute judge of the sport, Roger Federer's reply to a simple question about his next opponent was handled with the same aplomb as one of his stylish backhands

Kerber, Murray, Federer ready for action at Australian Open

A rainy morning gave way to mostly cloudy skies on Friday, when defending champion Angelique Kerber and top-seeded Andy Murray prepared for third-round matches at the Australian Open

Chinese sportswear brand makes inroads in tennis…

Svetlana Kuznetsova has a different look than most tennis players

Venus focused on tennis, not age, in record 73rd…

One could never accuse Venus Williams of being sensitive about her age

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A tournament without Djokovic to hit home in…

The stark reality of an Australian Open third round without Novak Djokovic _ for the first time in 11 years _ hits home when the remaining players in his half, Rafael Nadal and Milos Raonic among them, bid to advance to the second week of the tournament

The Latest: Evans has best Grand Slam result, beats Tomic

Daniel Evans reached the fourth round at the Australian Open for the first time and achieved his best Grand Slam result with a 7-5, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3 ) win over Bernard Tomic, knocking the last Australian male out of the singles draw

Pliskova, Konta continues winning runs in…

U.S. Open finalist Karolina Pliskova has carried her title-winning form in the warmup tournament into the season's first major, dropping just four games en route to the third round at the Australian Open

Pliskova, Strycova to lead Czechs in Fed Cup against Spain

Karolina Pliskova and Barbora Strycova will lead defending champion Czech Republic against Spain in the first round of Fed Cup

The Latest: Osaka impressed by Konta's 'big words'

Teenager Naomi Osaka is gaining attention not only for her big-hitting game, but also her quirky sense of humor

'Gorilla' or 'guerrilla'? Adler apologizes for Venus remark

A TV commentator has apologized for how he spoke about Venus Williams' play at the Australian Open, saying he was describing her aggressive style as "guerrilla" tactics and not comparing her to a "gorilla."

Andy's ankle, Federer's biggest test highlight…

One big question ahead of the start of the third round Friday at the Australian Open is the state of Andy Murray's injured right ankle

Lucic-Baroni's career revival continues with Melbourne upset

The last time Mirjana Lucic-Baroni won a match at the Australian Open, Bill Clinton was in the White House

Venus Williams through to third round at…

It was inevitable after such an energetic performance in her second-round win over Stefanie Voegele at the Australian Open that Venus Williams would get asked about transcending the generations in tennis

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Istomin credits coach (and mother) for upset over Djokovic

When Denis Istomin walked off court the after upsetting Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open _ without a doubt the biggest win of his career _ his mother had just two words for him: "Good job."

As Isner falters, Sock poised to take next step…

John Isner has long been accustomed to carrying the torch for U.S. men's tennis, dealing with the heightened expectations at the Grand Slams and the inevitable questions that follow early losses

Kyrgios withdraws from doubles at Australian Open

Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the doubles at the Australian Open with an abdominal injury, a day after his five-set loss to Andreas Seppi in the singles

Topsy-turvy: Seppi posts comeback win over Kyrgios

Three days into the Australian Open, Andreas Seppi's 1-6, 6-7 (1), 6-4, 6-2, 10-8 comeback win over the enigmatic Nick Kyrgios rated as the match of the tournament

Konta kicks things off at Australian Open, Day 4

Johanna Konta, who made a spirited run to the semifinals at last year's Australian Open, will attempt to advance to the third round when she kicks off Day 4 action at Rod Laver Arena on Thursday