Milos Raonic makes earliest Grand Slam exit in seven years

Milos Raonic returns to Lukas Lacko of Slovakia today Underprepared Milos Raonic was dumped out of the Australian Open by Lukas Lacko today in his earliest exit at Grand Slam for seven years. The 86th-ranked Slovakian defeated the 22nd seeded Canadia...

Australian Open 2018: Dimitrov beats Novak in 1st round

Grigor Dimitrov Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov opened his bid for a first Grand Slam title with a comfortable 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 win over Austrian qualifier Dennis Novak in the first round of the men's singles category at the Australian Open tennis tournament ...

Sloane Stephens: Won’t ‘get too down’ after Round 1 defeat

Sloane Stephens. Pic/AFP Sloane Stephens says she will not try not to "get too down" after becoming a big name casualty yesterday. The US Open champion, whose preparation was hampered by an ongoing knee injury, crashed out 2-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-2 to Zhang...

Australian Open: Pep talk from Roger Federer helped Belinda Bencic to...

Roger Federer A pep talk from Roger Federer helped inspire Belinda Bencic to a major upset on the opening day of the Australian Open. The Swiss, 20, came into the tournament in great form and knocked out last year's runner-up Venus Williams 6-3 7-5. ...

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal opens with easy win

Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal says he has no doubts over a knee injury during his opening- round win at the Australian Open on Monday. The World No.1 clinically took apart Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 on Rod Laver Arena. ...

Bad boy Nick Kyrgios to help troubled youth

Nick Kyrgios Melbourne: Nick Kyrgios has become a rebel with a cause by creating his own foundation to help underprivileged youth, admitting it was time to "knuckle down" and grow up. The volatile Australian, who begins his Australian Open campaign to...

Australian Open: 1st round wall remains unscaled for Yuki Bhambri

Yuki Bhambri. Pic/ PTI Yuki Bhambri struggled to rein in his unforced errors and played well only in patches as his third Australian Open appearance ended with a straight-set first-round defeat at the hands of a seasoned Marcos Baghdatis, here today. ...

Australian Open: Ostapenko survives battling Schiavone test

Jelena Ostapenko French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko survived a second-set scare from corset-wearing Italian veteran Francesca Schiavone to get her Australian Open campaign off to winning start on Monday. World number seven Ostapenko raced through t...

Australian Open: Venus Williams, US champion Stephens crash out in Round...

Venus Williams of the US reacts after a point against Switzerland's Belinda Bencic during their women's singles first round match on day one of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 15, 2018. Pic/ AFP In her first match at...

Australian Open: Some lesser known facts, trivia and records

As the 2018 edition of the Australian Open begins, we give you some interesting and fun facts that you may have not heard of regarding the tennis tournament. Serena Williams. Pics/AFP >> Roger Federer and Serena Williams are the current defendi...