Serena Williams stayed on course for an eighth Australian Open title after defeating Simona Halep in an epic three-set battle on Monday.
US Open finalists Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams booked their spots in the Australian Open last 16 after securing contrasting victories on Saturday.
Defending champion Roger Federer beat Taylor Fritz 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 in the third round of the Australian Open on Friday.
South Africa’s Kevin Anderson suffered a shock second-round 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5 defeat to American Frances Tiafoe at the Australian Open on Wednesday.
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams barely broke a sweat in their first-round matches at the Australian Open on Tuesday.
Kevin Anderson booked his spot in the second round of the Australian Open with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 win over Adrian Mannarino on Monday.
Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep will be the top seeds for next week’s Australian Open, while defending champions Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki are both seeded third.
Unseeded American Tennys Sandgren, ranked No 97 in the world, caused a shock at the Australian Open when he ousted 2014 champion Stan Wawrinka in straight sets.
Jordan Spieth won a three-way playoff with a birdie on the first extra hole at Royal Sydney Golf Club to claim the Australian Open. The American edged out Ashley Hall and Cameron Smith after the three players all finished regulation play tied on 12 under par. The trio returned to the 18th tee box for a sudden-death hole and Spieth found the middle… Read more →