Wawrinka stays king of the 'crazy' tiebreak

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Having seen five match points against Kei Nishikori wiped out, Stan Wawrinka was surprised when the Japanese attempted a dropshot from the...

Berdych desperate to break major duck

Tomas Berdych is two matches away from breaking his grand slam duck - with Andy Murray the next obstacle in his path at the Australian Open.

Managing thigh injury key to Madison's success

By Greg Stutchbury MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Madison Keys continued to ride her wave of success, fuelled in part by celebratory chocolate biscuits, as she advanced to her first...

Grand slam seeding for Kyrgios

Australia is set to have its largest contingent at the French Open in several years following its encouraging showing at the Melbourne Park grand slam.

Sisterly advice to help Serena prepare for Keys

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Serena Williams will turn to her sister for advice for her all-American semi-final against Madison Keys, the teenager with designs on the...

First all-Russian major semi in six years

Ekaterina Makarova will be chasing a first win over Maria Sharapova in six attempts when they meet in the Australian Open semi-finals on Thursday.

Kyrgios calls for patience from fans

Nick Kyrgios hopes he's cut some slack and is allowed time to physically and mentally mature on his journey towards the top of men's world tennis.