Tennis

Pursuing a record 23rd major title, Williams…

After starting her quest for a record 23rd Grand Slam title with a 6-4, 6-3 first-round win over Belinda Bencic on Tuesday, Serena Williams wore a black shirt with the word "Equality" printed across the front into her news conference

Karlovic smacks 75 aces, sets long match mark at…

As Ivo Karlovic and Horacio Zeballos battled deep into the fifth set at the Australian Open on Tuesday night, fans rushed to distant Court 19 to watch as a record unfolded

Young Americans coming of age at Australian Open

More than 13 years after Andy Roddick won the 2003 U.S. Open, the last time an American man triumphed at a Grand Slam, the future of U.S. men's tennis appears bright

The Latest: Radwanska beats Pironkova at Melbourne Park

Third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska is through to the second round at Melbourne Park, beating Tsvetana Pironkova 6-1, 4-6, 6-1 in the last match late Tuesday on Rod Laver Arena

Federer's 17 majors stack up nicely against…

The 64 players contesting second-round matches at the Australian Open on Wednesday have won a total of 36 Grand Slam singles titles

Day 2: Novak, Serena and Co set for 1st-round matches

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic were set to begin quests for their seventh Australian Open titles on Tuesday at Melbourne Park under sunny skies and temperatures not quite as high as forecast

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Americans off to quick start at Australian Open

Shelby Rogers thoroughly dominated the No. 4 player in the world, Simona Halep

The Latest: Late start, fast finish for Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard was late starting her first-round match, so didn't waste any time in beating American Louisa Chirico 6-0, 6-4 in 56 minutes

Danger matches Tuesday for Djokovic, Williams at…

Not much room for error: Serena Williams, in search of her 23rd Grand Slam singles win, and 2016 champion Novak Djokovic face tougher-than expected first-round matches at the Australian Open on Tuesday

Kyrgios' new approach: Keep calm and move on at Aussie Open

For Nick Kyrgios, the talented yet combustible bad boy of tennis, it was a rather routine 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 win over Portugal's Gastao Elias in the first round of the Australian Open on Monday

Let's play tennis: Australian Open begins in…

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92 minutes on court, lifetime of experience for Destanee

Destanee Aiava's Australian Open lasted just 92 minutes Monday while making history as the first person born in the 2000s to play in the main draw at a Grand Slam tournament

New look: Murray, Kerber start Australian Open as…

It's new and exciting for Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber, entering a Grand Slam tournament with the No. 1 in front of their names