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FACTBOX-Tennis-Australian Open finalist Andy Murray

Jan 31st 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Factbox on Britain's Andy Murray who will contest his fourth Australian Open men's singles final on Sunday against Novak Djokovic.

FACTBOX-Tennis-Australian Open finalist Novak Djokovic

Jan 31st 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Factbox on Serbia's Novak Djokovic who will contest his fifth Australian Open men's singles final against Andy Murray on Sunday.

PREVIEW-Tennis-Murray, Djokovic both bidding for firsts in Australia

Jan 31st 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 31 (Reuters) - For two men who have accomplished so much in their closely intertwined careers, the Australian Open final between friends Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray on Sunday could achieve a number of firsts.

FACTBOX-Tennis-Australian Open champion Serena Williams

Jan 31st 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Factbox on American Serena Williams, who won her 19th grand slam title with a 6-3 7-6(5) victory over Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open on Saturday:






UPDATE 2-Tennis-Williams overpowers Sharapova to win 19th grand slam

Jan 31st 2015
* Continues unbeaten streak against Sharapova (Adds quotes)






WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Serena continues mastery of Sharapova for magical 19th

Jan 31st 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Serena Williams gave a gallant Maria Sharapova another serving of grand slam heartbreak to win the Australian Open on Saturday and bolster her claims to be the all-time greatest player with her 19th major title.






Tennis-Australian Open women's singles champions

Jan 31st 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 31 (Reuters) - List of Australian Open women's singles champions since the event began in 1922 (Australian unless stated): 2015 Serena Williams (U.S.) bt Maria Sharapova (Russia) 6-3 7-6(5) 2014 Li Na (China) bt Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia) 7-6(3) 6-0 2013 Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) bt Li 4-6 6-4 6-3 2012 Azarenka bt Sharapova 6-3 6-0 2011 Kim Clijsters (Belgium) bt Li 3-6 6-3 6-3 2010 Williams bt Justine Henin (Belgium) 6-4 3-6 6-2 2009 Williams bt Dinara Saf






Tennis-Australian Open women's singles final result

Jan 31st 2015
Jan 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Australian Open Women's Singles Final on Saturday 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) beat 2-Maria Sharapova (Russia) 6-3 7-6(5)






Tennis-Williams beats Sharapova to win Australian Open title

Jan 31st 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Top seed Serena Williams beat Maria Sharapova 6-3 7-6(5) to win the Australian Open women's singles title on Saturday.






Tennis-Down but not out, Djokovic just glad to make final

Jan 30th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 30 (Reuters) - A solemn Novak Djokovic will look for positives from his previous clashes at Melbourne Park after playing arguably his worst match of the tournament in edging a mentally "dead" Stan Wawrinka in five sets on Friday.






Tennis-Dead battery led to Wawrinka losing Australian Open title

Jan 30th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 30 (Reuters) - A 2014 season which began for Stan Wawrinka with an Australian Open triumph and ended with Davis Cup glory finally caught up with the Swiss at Melbourne Park on Friday as he was left "mentally completely dead".






Tennis-Australian Open order of play on Saturday

Jan 30th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Order of play on the main showcourt on day 13 of the Australian Open on Saturday (prefix denotes seeding).






WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Djokovic beats Wawrinka, into fifth Australian Open final

Jan 30th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic once again stood tall at the Australian Open as he reached his fourth final in the past five years with another five-set victory over Stan Wawrinka, the man who dumped him out of Melbourne Park last year.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Djokovic edges Wawrinka to book final with Murray

Jan 30th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Top seed Novak Djokovic ended Stan Wawrinka's title defence on Friday with another five-set clash to book a third final showdown with Andy Murray at the Australian Open.






Tennis-Australian Open men's singles semifinal result

Jan 30th 2015
Jan 30 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Australian Open Men's Singles Semifinal on Friday 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat 4-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) 7-6(1) 3-6 6-4 4-6 6-0






Tennis-Djokovic beats Wawrinka to reach Australian Open final

Jan 30th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic will contest the final of the Australian Open with Andy Murray after beating defending champion Stan Wawrinka 7-6(1) 3-6 6-4 4-6 6-0 on Friday.






FACTBOX-Australian Open finalist Serena Williams

Jan 30th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Factbox on American Serena Williams, who will bid for her 19h grand slam title against Maria Sharapova at the Australian open on Saturday:






FACTBOX-Australian Open finalist Maria Sharapova

Jan 30th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Factbox on Russia's Maria Sharapova, who will meet Serena Williams in the Australian Open final on Saturday:






PREVIEW-Tennis-Williams bids to continue tyranny of Sharapova

Jan 30th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 30 (Reuters) - One of the few players with the game to trouble Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova's decade-long losing streak to the American great is one of the more curious anomalies in women's tennis.






Tennis-Mattek-Sands and Safarova claim women's doubles title

Jan 30th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 30 (Reuters) - American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and her Czech partner Lucie Safarova won their first grand slam women's doubles titles at the Australian Open on Friday with a 6-4 7-6(5) victory over China's Zheng Jie and Taiwan's partner Chan Yung-jan.