Andy Murray admits he got distracted but takes positives
Andy Murray admits he got distracted but takes positives

Andy Murray admitted he got distracted by Novak Djokovic`s injuries in their Australian Open final Sunday, but played down suggestions the Serb was faking them to throw him off his game.

Australian Open Men's Final: Andy Murray vs Novak Djokovic - Preview
Australian Open Men's Final: Andy Murray vs Novak Djokovic - Preview

 For two men who have accomplished so much in their closely intertwined careers, the Australian Open final between friends Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray on Sunday could achieve a number of firsts.

Maria Sharapova still haunted by Serena Williams jinx
Maria Sharapova still haunted by Serena Williams jinx

 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.

Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova in Australian Open final for 19th Grand Slam title
Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova in Australian Open final for 19th Grand Slam title

American top seed Serena Williams won her sixth Australian Open and 19th career Grand Slam title on Saturday with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) victory over Russia`s Maria Sharapova.

Aus Open Women's Final Preview: Williams bids to continue tyranny of Sharapova
Aus Open Women's Final Preview: Williams bids to continue tyranny of Sharapova

One of the few players with the game to trouble Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova`s decade-long losing streak to the American great is one of the more curious anomalies in women`s tennis.

Fairytale ends for Madison Keys but grand slam hunger grows
Fairytale ends for Madison Keys but grand slam hunger grows

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.

Australia Open, Day 11: Maria Sharapova powers into women's singles final
Australia Open, Day 11: Maria Sharapova powers into women's singles final

Second seed Maria Sharapova powered into the Australian Open final with a straight sets 6-3, 6-2 demolition of 10th seeded fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova on Thursday.

Queen Serena under threat from Keys in semi-finals
Queen Serena under threat from Keys in semi-finals

Serena Williams will bid to slow the charge of the next generation of American tennis when she faces teenager Madison Keys in the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Thursday.

Sisterly advice to help Serena prepare for Keys
Sisterly advice to help Serena prepare for Keys

 Serena Williams will turn to her sister for advice for her all-American semi-final against Madison Keys, the teenager with designs on the throne of U.S. women`s tennis.

Sania Mirza in Australian Open mixed doubles third round
Sania Mirza in Australian Open mixed doubles third round

The top seeded mixed doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Bruno Soares entered the third round of the mixed doubles competition in the Australian Open tennis tournament here at the Melbourne Park Monday.

Victoria Azarenka happy despite Aussie Open defeat
Victoria Azarenka happy despite Aussie Open defeat

Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka might be out of the Australian Open but she is not upset, happy that her comeback from injury and depression has gone so well.

Australian Open: Feliciano Lopez apologises to injured ball-boy for low blow
Australian Open: Feliciano Lopez apologises to injured ball-boy for low blow

Spaniard Feliciano Lopez showed a compassionate streak in addition to a dangerous serve by apologising to the ball-boy he struck in the groin at the Australian Open.

Williams sisters turn back clock in Melbourne
Williams sisters turn back clock in Melbourne

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.

Australian Open: Federer toppled but pain-free Nadal powers on
Australian Open: Federer toppled but pain-free Nadal powers on

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.

Serena Williams says `regal` Venus still inspires her
Serena Williams says `regal` Venus still inspires her

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.

Serena Williams' dress with a message a hit with players
Serena Williams' dress with a message a hit with players

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.

Retired star Li Na announces pregnancy to Aussie crowd
Retired star Li Na announces pregnancy to Aussie crowd

Pioneering Chinese tennis star Li Na announced she was pregnant Monday in front of 15,000 cheering fans at the Australian Open.

Sixth seed Andy Murray into Australian Open second round
Sixth seed Andy Murray into Australian Open second round

British sixth seed Andy Murray advanced to the second round of the Australian Open with a testing straight sets workout against India`s Yuki Bhambri on Monday.

Grudge match looms for comeback queen Victoria Azarenka
Grudge match looms for comeback queen Victoria Azarenka

Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka faces a first-round grudge match against American Sloane Stephens as she seeks to resurrect her career at the opening Grand Slam of the season.

Raonic, Bouchard carry hopes of Great White North
Raonic, Bouchard carry hopes of Great White North

Eugenie Bouchard and Milos Raonic may represent the best hopes of Canada`s first grand slam singles champion but their relative successes have had little impact upon each other, according to Raonic.