Maria Sharapova vowed Saturday to keep grinding away to break her jinx against Serena Williams, after she was beaten to the Australian Open title by a player who has won all 16 of their last encounters.
Making the semi-finals of the Australian Open gave Madison Keys belief she could contend with the best players in the women`s game, but also made the hard-hitting 19-year-old more determined to take an extra step at the grand slams.
Top seed Serena Williams and her older sister Venus sent a chilling warning to the rest of the women`s draw at the Australian Open on Saturday by both advancing to the fourth round at Melbourne Park for the first time in five years.
Rafa Nadal restored a semblance of order to the Australian Open on Friday after Italian Andreas Seppi sent shockwaves through the tournament by toppling Roger Federer in one of the greatest Melbourne Park upsets in recent memory.
Australian Open top seed Serena Williams on Thursday revealed big sister Venus remains her inspiration, paying tribute to a player she said had shaken up tennis then transformed into the game`s elder stateswoman.
Australian Open top seed Serena Williams` fashion sense has once again been making waves on court, with fellow players enthusiastic about the backless dress she sported in her first round match at Melbourne Park.