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Tennis-Hobart International women's singles final result

Jan 17th 2015
Jan 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Hobart International Women's Singles Final on Saturday Heather Watson (Britain) beat Madison Brengle (U.S.) 6-3 6-4






Tennis-Vesely hammers Mannarino to win maiden title in Auckland

Jan 17th 2015
WELLINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Czech Jiri Vesely came out on top in a battle of left-handed qualifiers to claim his maiden ATP tour title with a 6-3 6-2 victory over Frenchman Adrian Mannarino at the Auckland Open on Saturday.






Tennis-Older, wiser Federer not sure if playing 'best' tennis

Jan 17th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Roger Federer doubts he is playing his 'best ever' tennis but is convinced that at 33, he is playing smarter and taking better care of himself as he looks to win a fifth Australian Open title.






Tennis-Doubtful Nadal rules out Australian Open glory

Jan 17th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal has downplayed his chances of winning the Australian Open, saying his back remains a concern and he lacks confidence from having little match practice in the lead-up.






Tennis-Auckland Open men's singles final result

Jan 17th 2015
Jan 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Auckland Open Men's Singles Final on Saturday Jiri Vesely (Czech Republic) beat Adrian Mannarino (France) 6-3 6-2






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Kvitova downs fellow Czech Pliskova to win Sydney title

Jan 16th 2015
* Qualifiers Kukushkin, Troicki to contest men's final (Adds detail, quotes)






FACTBOX-Tennis-Australian Open women's singles champions

Jan 16th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - List of Australian Open women's singles champions since the event began in 1922 (Australian unless stated): 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 Maria Sharapova (Russia) 6-3 6-0 2011 Kim Clijsters (Belgium) bt Li 3-6 6-3 6-3 2010 Serena Williams (U.S.) bt Justine Henin (Belgium) 6-4 3-6 6-2 2009 Williams bt Dinara Safina (Russia) 6-0 6-3 2008 Sharapova bt






FACTBOX-Tennis-Australian Open men's singles champions

Jan 16th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - List of Australian Open men's singles champions since the event began in 1905 (Australian unless stated): 2014 Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) bt Rafa Nadal (Spain) 6-3 6-2 3-6 6-3 2013 Novak Djokovic (Serbia) bt Andy Murray (Britain) 6-7 7-6 6-3 6-2 2012 Novak Djokovic (Serbia) bt Rafa Nadal (Spain) 5-7 6-4 6-2 6-7 7-5 2011 Novak Djokovic (Serbia) bt Andy Murray (Britain) 6-4 6-2 6-3 2010 Roger Federer (Switzerland) bt Andy Murray (Britain)6-3 6-4 7-6






FACTBOX-Tennis-Australian Open facts and figures

Jan 16th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The Australian Open takes place in Melbourne from Jan. 19-Feb. 1. Here are some facts and figures.






PREVIEW-Tennis-Tired, frustrated, patchy Serena still favourite

Jan 16th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - 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 favourite to claim her sixth title at Melbourne Park.






PREVIEW-Tennis-Djokovic primed to reclaim Melbourne throne

Jan 16th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Last year's Australian Open kicked off the biggest shakeup in men's tennis for a decade but Novak Djokovic is primed to stave off the charge of 'Generation Next' and take back his throne at Melbourne Park.






Tennis-Sydney International women's singles final result

Jan 16th 2015
Jan 16 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Sydney International Women's Singles Final on Friday 2-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) 7-6(5) 7-6(6)






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Dolgopolov a doubt for Open after Kooyong injury

Jan 16th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Alexandr Dolgopolov is a major doubt for next week's Australian Open after he retired hurt in the Kooyong Classic final on Friday and handed Spain's Fernando Verdasco his second title at the exhibition event.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Hobart International women's singles semifinal results

Jan 16th 2015
Jan 16 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Hobart International Women's Singles Semifinal matches on Friday Madison Brengle (U.S.) beat Kurumi Nara (Japan) 6-4 1-6 6-3 Heather Watson (Britain) beat 8-Alison Riske (U.S.) 6-3 7-5






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Auckland Open men's singles semifinal results

Jan 16th 2015
Jan 16 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Auckland Open Men's Singles Semifinal matches on Friday Jiri Vesely (Czech Republic) beat 4-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) 6-4 7-6(4) Adrian Mannarino (France) beat Lucas Pouille (France) 6-4 3-6 7-5






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Sydney International men's singles semifinal results

Jan 16th 2015
Jan 16 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Sydney International Men's Singles Semifinal matches on Friday Viktor Troicki (Serbia) beat Gilles Muller (Luxembourg) 6-2 6-4 Mikhail Kukushkin (Kazakhstan) beat 5-Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) 6-4 6-4






UPDATE 2-Tennis-Smooth draw for Djokovic at Australian Open

Jan 16th 2015
MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic's chances of winning a fifth Australian Open title have been boosted by a kind draw in the opening week, while women's top seed Serena Williams kicks off her campaign against 106th-ranked Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck.






Tennis-Murray joins Djokovic, Federer for Dubai tournament

Jan 15th 2015
DUBAI, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Britain's Andy Murray will play in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship, the organisers of the February tournament said on Thursday.






UPDATE 3-Tennis-Sydney International men's singles quarterfinal results

Jan 15th 2015
Jan 15 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Sydney International Men's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Thursday Gilles Muller (Luxembourg) beat Bernard Tomic (Australia) 7-6(3) 7-6(13) Viktor Troicki (Serbia) beat Simone Bolelli (Italy) 6-3 3-6 7-5 5-Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) beat 4-Julien Benneteau (France) 6-3 7-6(4) Mikhail Kukushkin (Kazakhstan) beat Juan Martin Del Potro (Argentina) 7-6(5) 7-6(3)






UPDATE 6-Tennis-Hobart International women's singles results

Jan 15th 2015
Jan 15 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Hobart International Women's Singles matches on Thursday Quarterfinal Madison Brengle (U.S.) beat Karin Knapp (Italy) 6-7(3) 6-4 6-4 8-Alison Riske (U.S.) beat 2-Zarina Diyas (Kazakhstan) 6-3 6-0 Kurumi Nara (Japan) beat 3-Camila Giorgi (Italy) 6-1 3-6 6-2 Heather Watson (Britain) beat 9-Roberta Vinci (Italy) 7-6(0) 6-2 Round 2 Karin Knapp (Italy) beat 1-Casey Dellacqua (Australia) 7-5 2-6 6-3 Madison Brengle