Caroline Wozniacki

Keys injury time-out cost me momentum, says beaten Venus

MELBOURNE - Venus Williams blamed an injury time-out by opponent Madison Keys for robbing her of rhythm and momentum during their Australian Open quarter-final on Wednesday.

Australia finally warms to beaten Azarenka

MELBOURNE - Victoria Azarenka's grand slam comeback from an injury-plagued season ran into a brick wall in the form of feisty Slovak Dominika Cibulkova on Monday, but the former champion leaves Melbourne Park having finally won the affections of the hosts.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 25 Jan 2015

Bouchard gets by with a little help from no friends

MELBOURNE - Away from the court, the women's tennis tour can seem a merry-go-round of social get-togethers, support groups and 'selfies' shared between leading players but Eugenie Bouchard has no desire to forge firm friendships with her rivals.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 23 Jan 2015

Azarenka makes loud statement at Melbourne Park

MELBOURNE - The fluorescent yellow outfit Victoria Azarenka wore as she dismantled Caroline Wozniacki at the Australian Open on Thursday was a one-word fashion statement -- loud.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 22 Jan 2015

Djokovic, Serena rush through at Melbourne Park

MELBOURNE - Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams barely moved out of second gear while Victoria Azarenka underlined her Australian Open pedigree as players experienced the hottest conditions of the championship so far on Thursday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 22 Jan 2015

Wozniacki fears Australia hex after Azarenka loss

MELBOURNE - Caroline Wozniacki said she felt "cursed" at Melbourne Park after losing in straight sets to a resurgent Victoria Azarenka in the Australian Open second round on Thursday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 22 Jan 2015

Jittery Serena fends off plucky Belgian

MELBOURNE - Serena Williams was dragged into a second set scrap by unheralded Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck 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 on Tuesday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 20 Jan 2015

Top seeds, former champions march on in Melbourne

MELBOURNE - Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams stuck to the Australian Open script with fairly routine victories on Tuesday, while men's champion Stan Wawrinka and two-time winner Victoria Azarenka joined them in the second round.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 20 Jan 2015

Azarenka revels in role of Melbourne dark horse

MELBOURNE - Injury is a cruel mistress for any professional sportsperson, a fact no more evident than on Tuesday when Victoria Azarenka faced Sloane Stephens in the first round of the Australian Open.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 20 Jan 2015

Tired, frustrated, patchy Serena still favorite

MELBOURNE - Serena Williams' Australian Open preparations included smashing a racquet in frustration, complaining of fatigue and losing to players she had never lost to before, yet she is still the favorite to claim her sixth title at Melbourne Park.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 16 Jan 2015
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows in New York, in this August 31, 2008 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/Files

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