Nishikori outlasts Matosevic

Jan 14, 2014

Nishikori outlasts Matosevic

Kei Nishikori was taken to five grueling sets in baking heat before advancing at the Australian Open on Tuesday. The 16th seed was on court for 3 hours, 41 minutes before subduing Australian Marinko Matosevic 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 to reach the second ...

Date-Krumm falls in opener

Jan 13, 2014

Date-Krumm falls in opener

Kimiko Date-Krumm is used to questions about retirement but still has no answer. For now, she’s content to continue the “miracle” of playing professional tennis at age 43. She is also used to the distinction of being the oldest women’s singles player at Grand ...

Jan 11, 2014

Sharapova rejects waiter's request

An Australian waiter’s bold request for a “selfie” from Maria Sharapova has met with an icy response from the Russian world No. 3. Sharapova admitted she was taken aback when her bill at a Melbourne cafe arrived together with the waiter’s smartphone and a ...

Nishikori marches on

Jan 17, 2013

Nishikori marches on

Kei Nishikori thanked his enthusiastic fans Wednesday as he powered into the third round of the Australian Open with a straight-sets win over Argentina’s Carlos Berlocq. The No. 16 seed, backed by strong support on Show Court 3, surged home after being taken to ...