Tennis

Venus Williams sets Australian record with run to…

Venus Williams has become the oldest woman to reach the Australian Open semifinals in the Open era, returning to the last four at Melbourne Park for the first time in 14 years

Murray, Federer, Djokovic, Kerber top Indian Wells entries

Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber, the world's top-ranked men's and women's players, head the field for the BNP Paribas Open, with every top-10 male and female player entered for the two-week tournament in the Southern California desert

The Latest: Vandeweghe into Australian Open…

Coco Vandeweghe beat French Open champion Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 6-0 to set up an all-American semifinal at the Australian Open

Without Berdych, Czechs to face Australia with 2 rookies

Weakened by the absence of three players, the Czech Republic is set to face Australia in the first round of Davis Cup with two rookies

Roddick came up short at majors, but proud of…

Andy Roddick won the U.S. Open, reached the final of Wimbledon three times and was a fixture in the top 10 for much of his career

Confident Vandeweghe on strong run at Australian Open

On the court, CoCo Vandeweghe is all bluster and bravado, an all-or-nothing ball striker with a booming forehand who compares herself to a freight train and shrugs (literally) when she upsets the top player in the world

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Australian Open: Williams has added incentive for…

If Serena Williams needed any more incentive to win her seventh Australian Open title and a record 23rd Grand Slam major, she may have got it with top-ranked Angelique Kerber's fourth-round loss

France captain snubs Monfils for Davis Cup match in Japan

France will be without its two best players when it faces Japan in the first round of the Davis Cup after captain Yannick Noah left Gael Monfils out of his squad and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was granted leave for family reasons

Quarterfinal time at the Australian Open: Federer…

It's the start of quarterfinals at the Australian Open on Tuesday, and none of the other three will likely be as compelling as the one between Roger Federer and Mischa Zverev

Davis Cup: Jordan Thompson to make debut for Australia

Jordan Thompson will make his debut for Australia when the team takes on Czech Republic in a Davis Cup World Group opening round on hardcourts at Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club from Feb. 3-5

Federer, Kerber look for quarterfinal spots at…

Defending champion Angelique Kerber and four-time winner Roger Federer attempt to book quarterfinal spots Sunday on Day 7 of the Australian Open

Serena Williams, Nadal, look to book Australian Open semis

Australian Open quarterfinalists Serena Williams and Johanna Konta have never met on a tennis court, but Konta knows the American well _ from watching Williams play when the Australian-born British player was a youngster and in her teens

Serena Williams, Barbora Strycova renew Grand…

Serena Williams and Barbora Strycova meet for the third time on Monday, and once again it's on the grandest stage in tennis

The Latest: Dimitrov into Australian Open quarterfinals

Grigor Dimitrov has ended wild-card entry Denis Istomin's celebrated run to the fourth round of the Australian Open

Djokovic to lead Serbia against Russia in Davis…

Novak Djokovic will lead his native Serbia against Russia in the first round of the Davis Cup next month

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With favorites out, Raonic has opening for slam breakthrough

Not every tennis player quotes from Goethe on Twitter, keeps a journal and visits art exhibitions during tournaments

Zverev's win over Murray caps dramatic career…

Mischa Zverev still remembers one of his earliest losses to Andy Murray, when the two were rising juniors and playing in the semifinals of the 2004 U.S. Open boys' tournament

The Latest: Serena Williams through to Australian Open QFs

Serena Williams has advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a very unconvincing 7-5, 6-4 win over Barbora Strycova to open play at Rod Laver Arena on Monday

Matthew Dellavedova, tennis player? Nope, it's…

Basketball fans may have done a double take upon seeing the Australian Open schedule on Sunday: Matthew Dellavedova was playing his first-round match on Court 7. It wasn't the Australian-born NBA player, though

Bryan brothers announce retirement from Davis Cup

Bob and Mike Bryan are retiring from playing Davis Cup for the United States after 14 years with the team

The Latest: Venus Williams advances to quarterfinals

Venus Williams has advanced to the quarterfinals at Melbourne Park for the second time in three years, beating Mona Barthel 6-3, 7-5