Bittersweet Coco as Djokovic picks up steam at Australian Open

DEFENDING champion Novak Djokovic swept into the Australian Open quarter-finals but 15-year-old Coco Gauff exited in tears on Sunday after her quest to become the Open era’s youngest Grand Slam…

Coco Gauff, 15, crashes out in tears at Australian Open

COCO Gauff’s bid for history at the Australian Open ended in tears in the last 16 on Sunday as the 15-year-old crashed out in three sets to fellow American Sofia…

Kyrgios into Nadal grudge match as shocks rattle Australian Open

HOME favourite Nick Kyrgios went five sets to ensure an Australian Open showdown with Rafael Nadal on Saturday as a series of shocks caused carnage in the women’s draw. Kyrgios…

Nadal, Halep roll on as shocks rattle Australian Open

WORLD number one Rafael Nadal and Wimbledon champion Simona Halep dodged an exodus of seeded players as the shocks kept rolling at the Australian Open on Saturday. A day after…

Williams heartbreak as China’s Wang shatters Grand Slam record bid

AMERICA’s Serena Williams suffered a stunning third-round defeat to China’s Wang Qiang at the Australian Open on Friday, pushing Margaret Court’s 47-year-old record for career Grand Slam titles further from…

Shut up’ – Yastremska coach hits back in Wozniacki feud

Dayana Yastremska’s coach Sascha Bajin blasted her critics Thursday, saying he wanted to “shut some people up” after former world number one Caroline Wozniacki accused the Ukrainian of faking an…

Mud stops play: after smog, wind, rain, new challenge for Aussie Open

AN Australian Open that has been hit by weather extremes faced a new challenge on Thursday: dirty rain, after overnight downpours left courts muddy and unplayable. Workers armed with squeegees…

Serena, Federer into third round as Osaka sets up Coco crunch

FIFTEEN-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff set up an Australian Open blockbuster with defending champion Naomi Osaka on Wednesday, as a pumped-up Serena Williams took another step towards a record-equalling 24th Grand…

Bushfire crisis cools notorious Kyrgios temper

NICK Kyrgios Tuesday said Australia’s bushfire disaster had given him perspective and focus, making him realise there were more important things than getting mad on a tennis court. Long a…

Sinner, 18, revels in Federer, Nadal praise after first Slam win

FAST-RISING teenager Jannik Sinner won his first Grand Slam match Tuesday and basked in praise from Roger Federer, who said “we’ll see a lot more of” the Italian. The 18-year-old,…