Australian Open 2014 News
- Andy Murray Splits With Coach Amelie Mauresmo
Under Amelie Mauresmo's tutelage, Briton Andy Murray won seven titles, including his first two on clay and reached the final of the Australian Open in 2015 and 2016.
- Yuki Bhambri out of Australian Open qualifiers
Yuki Bhambri made a good comeback after losing the first set but could not maintain the momentum against world number 153 opponent, losing 3-6 6-1 2-6 after one hour and 45 minutes.
- Dominant Serena Williams guns for 18th major title
Serena Williams cemented her dominance of the sport with 11 titles last year, including the US and French Opens.
- Rohan Bopanna-Aisam Qureshi score first win of 2014 season at ATP Apia International
Playing together for the first time after rejoining forces, third seeded Indo-Pak pair recorded a hard-fought 7-6(5) 6-7(2) 10-3 win over the unseeded Dutch-Romanian team in one hour and 41 minutes.
- No limits for unstoppable Serena Williams, says Martina Navratilova
Navratilova said she expects the American to equal her total of 18 Grand Slam singles titles at the Australian Open starting in Melbourne this month and go on to better Graf's record of 22.
- Australian Open: Roger Federer says Brisbane loss not a setback
Roger Federer, who was using the Brisbane tournament as an Australian Open warm-up for the first time, said he felt good ahead of his bid to win the year's first Grand Slam for the fifth time.
- Somdev Devvarman advances to 2nd round of Australian Open qualifiers
Somdev Devvarman, World No.90, put behind his shock defeat to compatriot Ramkumar Ramanathan in the ongoing Chennai Open by beating the Belgian 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 in an hour and 43 minutes.
- Sloane Stephens suffers injury ahead of Australian Open
Sloane Stephens retired after dropping her first set in her singles clash with the Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova.
- Nadia Petrova out of Australian Open after mother's death
Nadia Petrova's mother - Nadezhda Ilyina - died in a car accident in the Moscow region on December 7.
- Yuki Bhambri reaches quarters of Australian Open play-off tournament
The second seed Indian, ranked 204, had beaten the New Zealander in October en route to his Challenger title win in Traralgon.
- Roger Federer can win Australian Open next year: Rod Laver
Tennis legend Rod Laver says 17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer will not quit the sport just because he had a bad season in 2013.
- Mahesh Bhupathi, Sania Mirza both bow out of Australian Open mixed doubles
Fifth seeds Bhupathi and his Russian partner Nadia Petrova lost 3-5, 6-3, 11-13 to the Australian combine of Jarmila Gajdosova and Matthew Ebden. Sania and Bryan were the first to take the court and the profligate combination frittered away seven of the eight break points it earned and ended up being broken twice by the rival pair, which clinched the opening set ...
- Australian Open: Mahesh Bhupathi-Nadia Petrova in 2nd round of mixed doubles
Now Bhupathi has joined Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza in the pre-quarter-finals.
- Leander Paes-Elena Vesnina also advance in Australian Open
Paes and Elena Vesnina overcame a stiff resistance from unseeded team of Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Sofia Arvidsson of Sweden in the first round.
- Australian Open: Mahesh Bhupathi wins in doubles but Rohan Bopanna loses
Bhupathi and Nestor beat Romanian Victor Hanescu and Slovak Martin Klizan with a 6-1, 7-6 (8), while Bopanna and Ram lost to Italians Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fagnini with 2-6, 6-7 (3).
- Australian Open: Mercury refuses to dip as heat takes firm control
As play got underway, mechanical roofs stayed open on the Rod Laver and Hisense arenas with officials closely monitoring the air temperature and humidity.
- Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna both advance in Australian Open
Bopanna and American Rajeev Ram, seeded 12th defeated Australian pair of Thanasi Kokkinakis and Nick Kyrgios 6-2 6-4 in their first round. Fifth seeded duo of Mahesh Bhupathi and Canadian Daniel Nestor ousted the Spanish pair of Pablo Andujar and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-2 6-4 in their first round match.
- Australian Open: Novak Djokovic makes a confident start
Djokovic is bidding to become the first player in the Open Era to win three consecutive Australian Opens and was in a different league to Mathieu, running through to his 15th straight match win in Melbourne.