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Turkish tennis player Çağla Büyükakçay’s first rival at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will be Russian Ekaterina Makarova, the Turkish Tennis Federation has announced on its official social media account, as the young athlete gears up to be Turkey’s first Olympian in tennis
MELBOURNE - Agence France-Presse
Arch-rivals Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova set up a dream Australian Open final Thursday while Andy Murray ground down Tomas Berdych to give himself a fourth crack at winning the Melbourne Park title
MELBOURNE - The Associated Press
Top-ranked Serena Williams fended off three set points before going on a 10-game roll to beat Vera Zvonareva 7-5, 6-0 and move into the third round of the Australian Open.
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams lived up to their top billing yesterday with the world number ones ripping apart Milos Raonic and Dominika Cibulkova to power into the Australian Open semifinals
Second seed Maria Sharapova staged an epic comeback in the Melbourne Park heat on Jan. 21 after Russian qualifier Alexandra Panova pushed her to the brink of a humiliating second round exit.
Rafael Nadal's Australian Open dream lay in tatters Jan. 27 with the third seed crushed by Tomas Berdych in the quarter-finals, but Maria Sharapova showed who's boss by slapping down Eugenie Bouchard.
World number ones Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams showed no mercy in powering through to the Australian Open second round Jan. 20 as unseeded dark horse Victoria Azarenka won her grudge match.
Three-time runner-up Andy Murray rode his luck to fight back and win a titanic four-setter over Grigor Dimitrov and reach the quarter-finals at the Australian Open on Jan. 25.
Big guns Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova successfully blasted their way into the Australian Open second round yesterday but the Grand Slam dream of Ana Ivanovic was shattered.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Agence France-Press
Swiss legend Roger Federer said there was nothing to read into his earliest exit from the Australian Open in 14 years after he was dumped out by Italian Andreas Seppi Jan. 23
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer begin their quest for five Australian Open titles while Serena Williams is chasing her 19th Grand Slam crown in the year's first major starting Monday.