Australian Open

Australian Open: Azarenka bids to defend her crown

Victoria Azarenka knows that she must focus and not think about Serena Williams if she is to retain her Australian Open title. In the baking hot heat of Melbourne over the next fortnight, many expect...

Australian Open: Hard works starts for Watson

Heather Watson acknowledged hard work starts for her now after she qualified for main draw of Australian Open on Monday with a nervous 6-4 7-6 (7-1) win over American Irina Falconi. The 21-year-old...

Australian Open: Murray handed tough draw Down Under

Andy Murray faces a tough task to reach his fourth Australian Open final after being handed a tough draw for the first Grand Slam event of 2014. The Scot has been playing down his chances of success in...

Tennis: Nadal ready for ‘difficult’ Australian Open

Rafael Nadal has been confirmed as the top seed for the Australian Open but the world number one remains cautious over his chances of taking the title in Melbourne. Nadal missed last year's edition of...

Australian Open: Dodig to benefit from Almagro absence

Croatia's Ivan Dodig looks set to be seeded for the Australian Open after news broke that Nicolas Almagro has been forced to pull out of the tournament because of a shoulder injury. Almagro, the...

Tennis: Federer upbeat on Australian Open chances

Roger Federer insists he can go all the way in the Australian Open as he looks for put a disappointing 2013 behind him. The Swiss maestro failed to reach a major final for the first time since 2002...

Australian Open: Timely tonic for Nadal

The omens look good for Rafael Nadal going into 2014 after he won his first ever title at the Qatar Open in Doha as he fine tunes his preparations for the Australian Grand Slam. The Spanish ace made a...

Australian Open: Murray writes off Aussie chances

Andy Murray says he is lacking match fitness and has all but written off his chances of winning his third grand slam title at the Australian Open. The British number one and Wimbledon champion is back...

Australian Open: Robson opts for Hobart International

Laura Robson will make her final preparations for the Australian Open by participating in the Hobart International in January. The British number one was confirmed by organisers as part of the field...

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