MELBOURNE — Iron-willed Czech Tomas Berdych ended eight years of tyranny under nemesis Rafa Nadal to storm into the Australian Open semifinals earlier today before his next opponent, Andy Murray, restored British colonial rule to the floodlit center court.
MELBOURNE — Rafa Nadal restored a semblance of order to the Australian Open earlier today after Italian Andreas Seppi sent shockwaves through the tournament by toppling Roger Federer in one of the greatest Melbourne Park upsets in recent memory.
MELBOURNE — Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams barely moved out of second gear but still underlined their superior skills with thumping second-round victories over Russian opponents at the Australian Open earlier today.
Goalkeeper Hope Solo has been suspended from the U.S. national soccer team for 30 days and sent home from the January training camp for disciplinary reasons less than five months before this summer’s women’s World Cup.
Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse channeled his inner Allen Iverson on Wednesday when he received a series of questions about deflated footballs, which incongruously has become the hottest topic in America.
MELBOURNE, Australia — One of the best matches of Tim Smyczek’s career ended in a five-set defeat by Rafa Nadal at the Australian Open earlier today, but the American qualifier will head back to the second-tier Challenger tour with renewed faith.
MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams was dragged into a second set scrap by unheralded Belgian Alison VanUytvanck but put down the minor threat with some powerful serving to reach the second round of the Australian Open with a 6-0 6-4 win earlier today.