Tag Archives: Australian Open

Murray demolishes Groth to reach third round

World number two Andy Murray demolished big-serving Australian Sam Groth in straight sets to reach the third round at the Australian Open on Thursday.

Raonic serves up storm to pummel Pouille at Open

Canada’s big-serving Milos Raonic pounded Frenchman Lucas Pouille to glide into the second round at the Australian Open on Tuesday.

Australian Open under match-fixing scrutiny

More players revealed match-fixing approaches on Tuesday as the Australian Open Grand Slam tournament came under close scrutiny following claims that corruption in tennis was widespread.

Murray outguns young German to advance at Open

World number two Andy Murray wore down German teenager Alexander Zverev to win his opening match in straight sets at the Australian Open on Tuesday.

New, improved Raonic lifted by Federer win

Milos Raonic said an uplifting win over Roger Federer along with all-round improvements under new coach Carlos Moya has put him in line for a good run at the Australian Open.

Sharapova pulls out of Brisbane International

Defending champion and tournament drawcard Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the season-opening Brisbane International with a left forearm injury, organisers said Tuesday.

Sharapova, Halep pull out of Brisbane International

Defending champion Maria Sharapova and top seed Simona Halep pulled out of the Brisbane International Tuesday citing injuries, depriving the contest of two of its main drawcards.

Tennis: Nadal ‘happy to keep going’ after disastrous year

The former world number one ended his reign as French Open king at the quarterfinal stage this year and also failed to reach the semifinal of the US Open, Australian Open and Wimbledon.

Tennis: Bad boys Tomic, Kyrgios turned corner: TA chief

Bad boys Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic have matured and turned the corner, Tennis Australia chief Craig Tiley says, after a season which will be remembered for all the wrong reasons.