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Djokovic beats Wawrinka to reach fifth Australian Open final (Yahoo Sports)

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Novak Djokovic reached a fifth Australian Open final, avenged a long and arduous loss to Stan Wawrinka and ensured he’d renew an old rivalry with Andy Murray. The top-ranked Djokovic was so absorbed in the moment, he lost track of the score during Friday’s semifinal. His mental lapse [...]

Mattek-Sands, Safarova win Australian Open doubles title (Yahoo Sports)

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Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova won the Australian Open women’s doubles title on Friday in their first tournament together as a partnership, beating Chan Yung-jan and Zheng Jie 6-4, 7-6 (5). Not only had Mattek-Sands and Safarova never played together before the first Grand Slam of the year, they [...]

Cilic delays return again, withdraws from Zagreb Indoors (Yahoo Sports)

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ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Defending champion Marin Cilic says he is withdrawing from the Zagreb Indoors because of the lingering right shoulder injury which also forced him to miss the Brisbane International and Australian Open.

Sick Serena cuts short practice on eve of Aussie Open final (Yahoo Sports)

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Serena Williams cut short a practice on the eve of the Australian Open final against Maria Sharapova due to a cold she’s been battling for the past week. The No. 1-ranked American was shown in footage on Australia’s Channel 7 network coughing into a towel and blowing her nose [...]

Djokovic beats defending champ Wawrinka to reach final (Yahoo Sports)

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Novak Djokovic did enough to beat defending champion Stan Wawrinka in a semifinal match that lacked the intensity of their recent five-setters, setting up an Australian Open final against long-time friend and rival Andy Murray. The top-ranked Djokovic beat Wawrinka in a peculiarly seesawing 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, [...]

Serena aims for 19th major in Aussie final vs Sharapova (Yahoo Sports)

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It wasn’t until Serena Williams forced herself to relax, and not focus too intently on a milestone Grand Slam title, that she rediscovered the art of winning the biggest events in tennis. Williams has won all five Australian Open finals she has contested and won her last 15 matches [...]

Williams aims for 19th major after reaching Aussie final (Yahoo Sports)

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It wasn’t until Serena Williams forced herself to relax, and not focus too intently on a milestone Grand Slam title, that she rediscovered the art of winning the biggest events in tennis. Williams has won all five Australian Open finals she has contested and won her last 15 matches [...]

Expletives and in-your-face tennis at the Australian Open (Yahoo Sports)

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Andy Murray’s four-set win over Tomas Berdych at the Australian Open on Thursday will be remembered more for the tension between the players than the shot-making on the court. There were the usual expletives from Murray, but this time his fiancee, Kim Sears, appeared to mouth several from the [...]

Lleyton Hewitt says next Australian Open likely his last (Yahoo Sports)

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Lleyton Hewitt plans to have one more shot at his home Grand Slam tournament, the Australian Open, next year before likely retiring and taking over as the country’s Davis Cup captain. Hewitt, who turns 34 next month, was beaten in the second round of this year’s Australian Open, his [...]

Murray into final; Williams, Sharapova to meet in Australia (Yahoo Sports)

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Andy Murray has reached the Australian Open final for the fourth time, beating Tomas Berdych in a tension-filled semifinal to earn one more shot at a long elusive title. Serena Williams has five titles from five finals at Melbourne Park, and earned a chance at another one when she [...]

Novak Djokovic reaches his 25th Grand Slam semifinal (Yahoo Sports)

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic reached his 25th Grand Slam semifinal by beating No. 8 Milos Raonic, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-2 at the Australian Open on Wednesday.

Williams, Sharapova to meet in Australian Open final (Yahoo Sports)

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Serena Williams weathered a barrage of big serves and heavy groundstrokes early and needed nine match points before beating Madison Keys 7-6 (5), 6-2 to set up an Australian Open final against second-seeded Maria Sharapova. Top-ranked Williams, bothered by a cold in recent days, dominated the second set of [...]

Australian Open 2015 Results: Winners, Scores, Stats from Day 10 Singles Bracket

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2345271-australian-open-2015-results-winners-scores-stats-from-day-10-singles-bracket
The contenders are separating themselves from the pretenders in the 2015 Australian Open, with Day 10 of action bringing a couple of surging stars just two match wins away from history.
The top seeds were back in action for Wednesday’s matches, and they had no trouble cruising along despite an [...]

Australian Open 2015: Day 11 Schedule, Matchup Predictions for Melbourne Bracket

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2345254-australian-open-2015-day-11-schedule-matchup-predictions-for-melbourne-bracket
A riveting Day 10 in Melbourne brought the 2015 Australian Open’s field of semifinalists to fruition. The year’s first major continues to provide unpredictable action, as another ranked competitor has been ousted from the tournament.
This time, No. 18 Venus Williams was defeated by the surprising Madison Keys, thwarting any [...]

Australian Open 2015 Schedule: Replay TV Coverage, Live Stream for Day 10 Draw

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2345215-australian-open-2015-schedule-replay-tv-coverage-live-stream-for-day-10-draw
Day 10 at the 2015 Australian Open featured the conclusion of the quarterfinal round for both the men’s and women’s draws. Both top seeds, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams, were in action along with reigning men’s champion Stan Wawrinka.
It’s reached the point in the tournament where the margin for [...]

Australian Open 2015 Men’s Semifinal: TV Schedule, Start Time, Live Stream Info

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2345224-australian-open-2015-mens-semifinal-tv-schedule-start-time-live-stream-info
While top players such as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have already been sent packing, four of the biggest stars in men’s tennis will have an opportunity to play for the 2015 Australian Open crown. But first, they must advance past the semifinals.
Those matches will be contested Thursday and [...]

Australian Open 2015 Women’s Semifinal: TV Schedule, Start Time, Stream Info

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2345143-australian-open-2015-womens-semifinal-tv-schedule-start-time-stream-info
Day 11 of the 2015 Australian Open will be semi-finals day in the women’s competition. First up is the all-Russian affair pitting Ekaterina Makarova against World No. 2 Maria Sharapova. That’s followed by top seed Serena Williams meeting fellow American Madison Keys.
Here’s the schedule and viewing information for both [...]

Australian Open 2015 Women’s Semifinal: Keys vs. Williams Preview and Prediction

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2336517-australian-open-2015-womens-semifinal-keys-vs-williams-preview-and-prediction
This could be a watershed moment in American women’s tennis, or maybe the watershed moment already occurred.
Serena Williams, to no one’s surprise, reached the 2015 Australian Open semifinal. Across the net today at 11:30 p.m. EST will be Madison Keys, the 19-year-old American who ousted Venus Williams in three [...]

Australian Open 2015: Twitter Reacts to Day 10 Bracket Results, Scores, Winners

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2345144-australian-open-2015-twitter-reacts-to-day-10-bracket-results-scores-winners
The semifinals on both sides of the 2015 Australian Open draw are now set. There are four players left in each bracket chasing the first major title of the year. Most of them are well-known and all of them are seeded except one: Madison Keys.
She joins the likes of [...]

Australian Open 2015: Day 10 Results, Highlights and Scores Recap from Melbourne

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2345089-australian-open-2015-day-10-results-highlights-and-scores-recap-from-melbourne
The Novak Djokovic express train continues to roll on after he proceeded to the semi-finals of the Australian Open with a convincing win over Canadian eighth seed Milos Raonic.
The great Serb closed out the final two sets 6-4, 6-2 after claiming an exciting first-set tiebreaker. He now makes his way [...]

Novak Djokovic vs. Milos Raonic: Score, Reaction from 2015 Australian Open

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2345112-novak-djokovic-vs-milos-raonic-score-reaction-from-2015-australian-open
Novak Djokovic powered his way beyond Milos Raonic to reach the semi-finals of the 2015 Australian Open, beating his opponent 7-6(5), 6-4, 6-2 on Wednesday.
Djokovic struggled to find momentum in the opening set, but he steadily gained control in the vital moments as the contest wore on. His victory [...]

Stan Wawrinka through to semifinals of Australian Open (Yahoo Sports)

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Defending champion Stan Wawrinka advanced to the semifinals of the Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (6) win over U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori on Wednesday.

Serena Williams vs Dominika Cibulkova: Score, Reaction from 2015 Australian Open

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2344915-serena-williams-vs-dominika-cibulkova-score-reaction-from-2015-australian-open
Earlier Tuesday, 19-year-old Madison Keys prevented an all-Williams semifinal by ousting Venus Williams. Serena Williams responded with a statement victory over Dominika Cibulkova that should give her plenty of momentum as she tries to avenge her sister’s exit.
The world No. 1 was overpowering throughout her 6-2, 6-2 win over the [...]

Serena Williams advances, Venus out of Australian Open (Yahoo Sports)

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Madison Keys got one Williams sister out of the way on Wednesday at the Australian Open. Keys overcame a left thigh injury to beat No. 18-ranked Venus Williams 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 and advance to the last four against top-ranked and 18-time major winner Serena, who had little trouble beating [...]

Keys beats Venus Williams in Australian Open quarterfinals (Yahoo Sports)

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American teenager Madison Keys overcame a left thigh injury to beat Venus Williams 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 at the Australian Open on Wednesday, ensuring there would be no Williams sisters semifinal. The 19-year-old Keys will play either Serena Williams or last year’s finalist, Dominika Cibulkova, in Thursday’s semifinal. The [...]

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