Novak Djokovic

Djokovic, Wawrinka set up epic showdown, ill Serena through


MELBOURNE - Top seed Novak Djokovic and champion Stan Wawrinka set up 'The Djoker v The Man 3.0' at Melbourne Park after impressive quarter-final victories on Wednesday, while an ill Serena Williams moved a step closer to her 19th grand slam title.

Wawrinka carves up Nishikori to reach semi-finals

MELBOURNE - Defending champion Stan Wawrinka avenged his U.S. Open quarter-final defeat to Kei Nishikori in style with an emphatic 6-3 6-4 7-6(6) to charge into the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Wednesday.

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Williams sisters look to turn back clock in quarters

MELBOURNE - Serena and Venus Williams will be looking to turn back the clock almost six years when they play their quarter-finals at the Australian Open on Wednesday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 27 Jan 2015

Djokovic fends off Muller to reach quarter-finals

MELBOURNE - Novak Djokovic will contest his 23rd consecutive grand slam quarter-final after easing past Luxembourg journeyman Gilles Muller 6-4 7-5 7-5 at the Australian Open on Monday.

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Venus fireworks illuminate Australia Day

MELBOURNE - A scintillating fireworks show that illuminated the cityscape and commemorated Australia Day fittingly capped an explosive performance by Venus Williams and the Stars and Stripes brigade at the Australian Open on Monday.

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Raonic reaches first Australian Open quarter-final

MELBOURNE - Milos Raonic struck a blow for the next generation of male players by felling Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez 6-4 4-6 6-3 6-7(7) 6-3 to reach his first Australian Open quarter-final on Monday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 26 Jan 2015

Berdych crimps Australia's day at Melbourne Park

MELBOURNE - Tomas Berdych ruined local hopes of a massive Australia Day celebration on Monday when he hammered Bernard Tomic to advance to his fifth successive quarter-final at the season-opening grand slam on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 25 Jan 2015

Djoker hits the books, video to study opponents

MELBOURNE - Top seed Novak Djokovic has justifiably been nicknamed 'The Djoker' on the men's tennis tour with his comical impersonations of fellow players but on Saturday he revealed he is also a bit of a swot.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 24 Jan 2015

High ranking sits uncomfortably on Nishikori's shoulders

MELBOURNE - A break-out 2014 season and a career-high ranking of five has added extra weight to Kei Nishikori's shoulders, with the U.S. Open finalist already bearing the burden of huge expectations in his home country Japan.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 24 Jan 2015

Williams sisters lead Americans into fourth round

MELBOURNE - Top seed Serena Williams and her older sister Venus led a foursome of American women into the Australian Open fourth round on Saturday, while men's top seed Novak Djokovic survived a nervous start to overcome a feisty Fernando Verdasco.

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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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