Australian Open: Karolina Pliskova mounts comeback, stuns Serena in the QF

Seven-time former champion looked like she was on course to win her eighth Australian Open and 24th Grand Slam title but had other ideas. The seventh seed made an unexpected comeback from *5-1 and four match points down to oust Williams 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 in a two-hour-10-minute long roller-coaster. At first, it was Pliskova whoRead moreRead more

Roberto Bautista-Agut: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic my favorites to win AO

Spanish tennis star Roberto Bautista Agut admitted to feeling disappointed after losing to rising Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Australian Open quarter-final. No. 14 seed Tsitsipas beat world No. 24 Bautista Agut 7-5 4-6 6-4 7-6 (2) to reach his maiden Grand Slam semi-final. The Spaniard broke Tsitsipas in the opening game of theRead moreRead more

'Novak Djokovic was scary good against Rafael Nadal' – Expert

The six-time Grand Slam doubles winner commented on Novak Djokovics dominance in the Australian Open final against. In an interview to NOL, Eltingh said: How Djokovic played against Nadal on Sunday, was scary good. He was unstoppable and almost made no unforced errors, he was very consistent. Djokovic had a perfect balance between a winningRead moreRead more

Daniil Medvedev reflects on tough Davis Cup win over Henri Laaksonen

Rising Russian star Daniil Medvedev claims he entered his Davis Cup clash against Swiss Henri Laaksonen expecting a tough encounter. Medvedev, ranked at No. 16 in the world, was tasted heavily by world No. 142 Laaksonen but managed to avoid a shock defeat as he won 7-6 (8) 6-7 (6) 6-2 on an indoor-clay surfaceRead moreRead more

Andy Roddick: 'Becoming a father made me patient'

retired from tennis at the 2012 US Open and from that his life was quite calm, with family and foundation. He also worked as a commentator at Wimbledon once, but he prefers to stay with his closest ones in the United States. Having a family changed me, the former world No. 1 confessed speaking toRead moreRead more

Marin Cilic doubtful that Federer, Djokovic, Nadal dominance will end soon

feels ready to get to the top of tennis in the coming years. The Croatian player didnt have his best start to the season withdrawing from the Pune Open and losing to Roberto Bautista Agut in the Australian Open fourth round, but the 30-year-old is confident about his chances to compete against the best guys.Read moreRead more

I got used to be surprised by Rafael Nadal's comebacks, says Uncle Toni

In a column for El Pais, uncle, , recalled some of the injuries that his nephew went through in his career. The most recent one is dated back to November when he underwent foot surgery. Nadal reached the Australian Open quarter-finals winning all the 12 sets played so far. Rafaels comeback at the Australian Open,Read moreRead more

Rafael Nadal would be better than Roger Federer playing right-handed – Toni

As a kid he was playing two-handed. Backhand and forehand in the same way. The only thing that I knew that he had to play one-handed. As a kid, he was playing really well on the forehand side: he was hitting great shots. But I told him: how many tennis players are top 10 rankedRead moreRead more

Serena Williams comments on her ankle condition after loss

admitted that her opponent delivered an amazing performance against her in the late stages of their quarter-final match. The Czech won 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 recovering from 1-5 down in the third set and saving four match points. During the match Serena turned her ankle. Speaking about the state of her ankle, she said, My ankleRead moreRead more

My main goal as always is to win, says Maria Sharapova

is enjoying her stay in St. Petersburg. The Russian player and her team visited The Hermitage on Saturday ahead of the tennis tournament that starts next week. Speaking to the media about her off-court experience, the five-time Grand Slam winner said: Weve had a great excursion at the Hermitage. I remember a few years agoRead moreRead more