Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova to defend Brisbane titles
Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova to defend Brisbane titles

Seventeen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and five-time major-winner Maria Sharapova will defend their Brisbane International titles in the lead-up to the Australian Open in January, organisers said Thursday.

Broken toe cause of early Australian Open exit: Ana Ivanovic
Broken toe cause of early Australian Open exit: Ana Ivanovic

Former women's World No.1 Ana Ivanovic Wednesday cited a broken toe as one of the reasons for her first round exit from the Australian Open tennis tournament, saying it interfered with her preparation.

Confident Ana Ivanovic ready to fulfil potential
Confident Ana Ivanovic ready to fulfil potential

Former world number one Ana Ivanovic says she`s finally ready to fulfil her undoubted potential as she gears up to contest the Australian Open at her "second home" Melbourne Park.

Australian Open: Maria Sharapova puts sangria on ice as she eyes top spot
Australian Open: Maria Sharapova puts sangria on ice as she eyes top spot

World number two Maria Sharapova said Saturday she was happy to abstain from her favourite tipple as she seeks to regain the game`s top ranking by winning the Australian Open.

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams top seeds
Australian Open: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams top seeds

World number ones Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were named the top seeds on Wednesday for next week`s Australian Open, but two-time champion Victoria Azarenka did not make the top 32.

Raonic upbeat about future despite Federer loss
Raonic upbeat about future despite Federer loss

Milos Raonic did everything he could to spoil Roger Federer`s 1,000 win party. But in the end, the Canadian was like everyone else at the Brisbane International on Sunday, just glad to have witnessed the passing of another major milestone.

Roger Federer claims Brisbane crown and 1,000th win
Roger Federer claims Brisbane crown and 1,000th win

Roger Federer brought up his 1,000th victory at tour level in style Sunday when he beat Canadian Milos Raonic in three tough sets to win the Brisbane International.

Injured Marin Cilic withdraws from Australian Open
Injured Marin Cilic withdraws from Australian Open

U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic has withdrawn from this month`s Australian Open because of a shoulder injury, the world number nine said on Saturday.

Maria Sharapova beats Ana Ivanovic to win Brisbane International
Maria Sharapova beats Ana Ivanovic to win Brisbane International

Maria Sharapova beat Ana Ivanovic in the final of the Brisbane International on Saturday in a display that bodes well for her chances at the Australian Open.

Roger Federer tames Grigor Dimitrov to record 999th career win
Roger Federer tames Grigor Dimitrov to record 999th career win

Roger Federer moved to within one win of his 1,000 career victory when he crushed Bulgaria`s Grigor Dimitrov on Saturday to reach the final of the Brisbane International.

Milos Raonic beats Kei Nishikori to reach Brisbane final
Milos Raonic beats Kei Nishikori to reach Brisbane final

Milos Raonic unleashed a bombardment of aces on Kei Nishikori on Saturday to reach the final of the Brisbane International, showing why he is lurking as a real contender for this month`s Australian Open.

Maria Sharapova stamps her authority in Brisbane
Maria Sharapova stamps her authority in Brisbane

Top seed Maria Sharapova stamped her authority on the Brisbane International when she downed Ukraine`s Elina Svitolina 6-1, 6-3 in the semi-finals on Friday.

Roger Federer express shows no signs of slowing down
Roger Federer express shows no signs of slowing down

Roger Federer sent a reminder to the young guns of men`s tennis that he is nowhere near close to riding quietly into the sunset when he romped to victory in just 39 minutes at the Brisbane International on Friday.

Ana Ivanovic advances to Brisbane final
Ana Ivanovic advances to Brisbane final

Serbia`s Ana Ivanovic battled her way into the final of the Brisbane International on Friday, beating American Varvara Lepchenko 7-6(2) 6-4.

Kei Nishikori leads generation next into Brisbane semis
Kei Nishikori leads generation next into Brisbane semis

Japanese sensation Kei Nishikori led a trio of tennis young guns into the semi-finals of the Brisbane International on Friday, sending out another message that the next generation are getting ready to challenge the old guard.

Rusty Roger Federer scrapes through to win season debut
Rusty Roger Federer scrapes through to win season debut

Roger Federer avoided an embarrassing start to the new season when he dug himself out of trouble to beat little-known journeyman John Millman 4-6 6-4 6-3 at the Brisbane International on Thursday.

Sharapova cruises, Ivanovic struggles in Brisbane
Sharapova cruises, Ivanovic struggles in Brisbane

Top seeds Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic booked their places in the semi-finals of the Brisbane International in vastly contrasting fashion on Thursday.

Milos Raonic starts new year with ace blitz
Milos Raonic starts new year with ace blitz

There are no real secrets to the success of rising tennis star Milos Raonic. The towering Canadian has a booming serve that is one of the most dangerous weapons in the game.

Grigor Dimitrov launches new season with eye on next level
Grigor Dimitrov launches new season with eye on next level

Big things are expected of Grigor Dimitrov this year. If the experts are right, the Bulgarian could be a major player in 2015.

Kei Nishikori into Brisbane International quarters after solid hit-out
Kei Nishikori into Brisbane International quarters after solid hit-out

Japanese star Kei Nishikori enjoyed a solid start to the year when he downed American Steve Johnson 6-4, 7-5 in the second round of the Brisbane International Wednesday.