No let up for Serena slayer Stephens

2013-01-24 09:49:28

A day after earning the biggest win of her career, American teenager Sloane Stephens faces another massive challenge when she meets defending champion Victoria Azarenka in the Australian Open semifinals on Thursday.

Li Na will beat Sharapova if she believes, says coach

2013-01-24 09:38:27

Transforming trailblazer Li Na from a hot-headed one-Slam wonder into a cold-blooded winner of multiple major titles is the end game for coach Carlos Rodriguez.

Happy days are here again for Li Na

2013-01-22 23:59:57

After making the semifinals of a Grand Slam for the first time in 18 months, Li Na has become the happy, humorous Chinese ace of the courts again.

Federer and Serena power into quarterfinals

2013-01-22 10:12:09

Federer delivered a lesson to the next generation at the Australian Open, extending his record to a 35th consecutive grand slam quarter-final after Serena set up a clash with her would-be successor.

Li Na wins first set 7-5 against Radwanska

2013-01-22 09:24:26

Li Na leads Radwanska 7-5 in Melbourne quarters first set.

Azarenka back to best, Chardy wins

2013-01-21 17:31:03

Victoria Azarenka returned to her merciless best with a crushing win over Russian Elena Vesnina to make the Australian Open quarterfinals on Monday.

Djokovic's ironman qualities tested again

2013-01-21 17:27:07

Novak Djokovic once had a reputation for wilting when the physical strain became too much - not anymore.

Deafness no problem for rising star Lee

2013-01-21 16:46:28

South Korean youngster Lee Duck-hee dreams of life at the top of the tennis world. It is a dream shared by elite junior players the world over, but what makes Lee different is that he is deaf.

Blissful marriage of love and tennis for Li

2013-01-21 15:18:47

Silencing the voices of doubt that plague Li Na's mind has been mission impossible at times for coaches and her husband Jiang Shan, but the 30-year-old appears to have found harmony on and off the court.

Moments at Australian Open Day 7

2013-01-21 11:04:40

Moments of the 7th day at Australian Open

Teary Wawrinka gave everything in Djokovic defeat

2013-01-21 10:04:04

A teary Stanislas Wawrinka was adamant there was nothing more he could have done to beat Novak Djokovic after going down to the defending champion in a late-night thriller at the Australian Open on Sunday.

Li Na reaches Australian Open quarterfinals

2013-01-20 19:35:03

China's top player Li Na reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinals in one year and a half here on Sunday with a 7-6, 6-1 win over German 18th seed Julia Goerges.