| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:40 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams' long winning streak came to an end in a stunning fourth-round defeat to Ana Ivanovic at the Australian Open on Sunday.
Ivanovic hadn't won a set in her four previous matches against Williams, who had been...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Victoria Azarenka advanced to the quarterfinals and firmed as a favorite to claim a third straight Australian Open title on Monday after Maria Sharapova joined Serena Williams on the fourth-round casualty list.
| Jan 20, 2014
| 9:25 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Eugenie Bouchard has reached the semifinals in her first trip to the Australian Open, beating 2008 French Open champion Ana Ivanovic, 7-5, 5-7, 6-2, on Tuesday to set up a showdown with fourth-seeded Li Na.
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:36 AM
Sloane Stephens says that despite what everyone assumed, she was not cheering the fact that Serena Williams lost in the fourth round of the Australian Open and complained that the footage shot of her at the end of Williams' match was intrusive.
| Dec 25, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Serena Williams nearly owned women's tennis in 2013, and the Associated Press took notice by selecting her the female athlete of the year for the third time in her storied career.
Williams has won the award three times, tying golfer Annika Sorenstam and...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 9:00 AM
BRISBANE, Australia -- This was one time Serena Williams didn't mind being pushed into the deep end, to use her own description.
The top-ranked Williams carried her winning momentum from 2013 into the new season, beating No. 2-ranked Victoria Azarenka,...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 10:45 AM
BRISBANE, Australia -- With the Fanatics in bright yellow and raucously chanting for Lleyton Hewitt to stay on top of Roger Federer, the Brisbane International final had the surreal feel of a journey back in time.
It wouldn't have seemed out of...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:52 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Just as she was starting to show glimpses of returning to form, Venus Williams was let down by her serve and her concentration at crucial times and lost, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, to Ekaterina Makarova on the first day of the...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 3:06 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer witnessed Andy Murray's drought-breaking successes after he hired Ivan Lendl as coach, and decided they were due for an overhaul of a major kind.
Both took on past Grand Slam champions...
| Jan 15, 2014
MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams matched one of Margaret Court's records at the Australian Open on Wednesday as she advanced to the third round with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Vesna Dolonc.
Williams improved her record to 60-8 at Melbourne Park,...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:48 PM
NEW YORK -- Top-seeded Serena Williams won her 17th Grand Slam title and her fifth U.S. Open on Sunday with a 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1 victory over second-seeded Victoria Azarenka on Arthur Ashe Stadium court.
When Azarenka's final service return went long,...