Nishikori survives scare in opener

More Sports / Tennis Jan 15, 2019

Nishikori survives scare in opener

Kei Nishikori survived a dramatic Australian Open first-round match Tuesday after his Polish qualifier opponent retired with cramps in the searing heat having raced to a shock two-set lead. Eighth seed Nishikori of Japan won 3-6, 6-7 (6-8), 6-0, 6-2, 3-0 but the scoreline fails ...

Hip pain has Andy  Murray ready  for retirement

More Sports / Tennis Jan 11, 2019

Hip pain has Andy Murray ready for retirement

A tearful Andy Murray said the Australian Open could be his last tournament because of a hip injury that has hampered him for almost two years. The three-time Grand Slam champion said he plans to start his opening match against No. 22-ranked Roberto Bautista Agut ...

Hyeon Chung reaches Australian Open semifinals

More Sports / Tennis Jan 24, 2018

Hyeon Chung reaches Australian Open semifinals

Serving for a spot in the Australian Open semifinals and with the score at 40-love, Hyeon Chung started thinking how he might celebrate being the first Korean to reach the last four of a Grand Slam. Not so fast. He hadn't let up when upsetting ...

Osaka loses against No. 1 Halep

More Sports / Tennis Jan 22, 2018

Osaka loses against No. 1 Halep

Naomi Osaka saw her most successful run at a Grand Slam end Monday in a straight-sets loss to top seed Simona Halep in the fourth round of the Australian Open. In a breakout tournament, the 20-year-old knocked out two seeded players on her way to ...