World No 1 Rafael Nadal fought off a big challenge from rising Bulgarian star Grigor Dimitrov to reach the semifinals of the Australian Open on Wednesday.
When the entire tennis world envisions that Li Na would grab her long-awaited Australian Open trophy at her third final in four years on Saturday, her coach Carlos Rodriguez remains cautious.
Li played really well: Bouchard
Transcript of Li Na's Jan 23 post-match press conference
Victoria Azarenka's 18-match winning streak at the Australian Open ended in an upset 6-1, 5-7, 6-0 quarterfinal loss to Agnieszka Radwanska on Wednesday, continuing the flow of stars tumbling out of the season's first major.
Dominika Cibulkova won the last eight games in a one-hour, 6-3, 6-0 quarterfinal rout of No. 11-seeded Simona Halep at the Australian Open on Wednesday.
Australian captain Pat Rafter has named teenage trio Nick Kyrgios, Thanasi Kokkinakis and Jordan Thompson in his Davis Cup team to face France in the World Group first round, local media reported on Tuesday.
Roger Federer brushed aside Russian Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-2, 6-2 and 6-3 to reach the fourth round at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Saturday.
Fourth seed Li Na saved a match point before rallying past a combative Lucie Safarova to record a 1-6 7-6 6-3 third round victory and avoid becoming the highest-ranked casualty in the first week of the Australian Open on Friday
Serena Williams loves a bit of drama, even if she has to add the theatrical embellishments herself.
World No 1 Rafael Nadal will attempt to dethrone Novak Djokovic and put a new wave of celebrity coaches to the test when he returns to the Australian Open this week.
Occasional tension between tennis star Li Na and domestic media may make her a controversial figure in China, but it is a totally different story overseas.