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Serena Williams battles past Madison Keys to make final

Serena Williams battles past Madison Keys to make final

29 Jan 2015

Melbourne: Top seed Serena Williams outgunned fellow American Madison Keys in a semi-final slugfest on Thursday to set up an Australian Open decider against Russian arch-rival Maria Sharapova.

Serena Williams,   Madison Keys,   Australian Open,   Maria Sharapova,   Tennis grand slam,  
Maria Sharapova eases into fourth Australian Open final

Maria Sharapova eases into fourth Australian Open final

29 Jan 2015

Melbourne: Maria Sharapova overcame some tricky wind conditions to advance to her fourth Australian Open final with a 6-3 6-2 victory over Russian compatriot Ekaterina Makarova on Thursday.

Maria Sharapova,   Serena Williams,   Australian Open final,   Australian Open,   Ekaterina Makarova,   Tennis grand slam,  
Sisterly advice to help Serena prepare for Keys

Sisterly advice to help Serena prepare for Keys

28 Jan 2015

Melboune: 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 US women's tennis.

Serena Williams,   Madison Keys,   US women tennis,   Venus Williams,   Australian Open,   Tennis grand slam ,  
Managing thigh injury key to Madison's success

Managing thigh injury key to Madison's success

28 Jan 2015

Melbourne: Madison Keys continued to ride her wave of success, fuelled in part by celebratory chocolate biscuits, as she advanced to her first grand slam semi-final with a gutsy 6-3 4-6 6-4 victory over Venus Williams on Wednesday.

Madison Keys,   Tennis grand slam,   Venus Williams,   Australian Open,  
Stan Wawrinka stays king of the 'crazy' tiebreak

Stan Wawrinka stays king of the 'crazy' tiebreak

28 Jan 2015

Melbourne: Having seen five match points against Kei Nishikori wiped out, Stan Wawrinka was surprised when the Japanese attempted a dropshot from the baseline at 6-6 in a tiebreak near the end of their Australian Open quarter-final on Wednesday.

Kei Nishikori,   Stan Wawrinka,   Australian Open,   Tennis Grand slam,  
Fired-up Serena to face teen Keys in Australian Open semi-final

Fired-up Serena to face teen Keys in Australian Open semi-final

28 Jan 2015

Melbourne: A fired-up Serena Williams shot down last year's finalist Dominika Cibulkova to set up an all-American Australian Open semi-final with teenager Madison Keys, who brought sister Venus' dream run to a grinding halt.

Serena Williams,   Madison Keys,   Australian Open,   tennis,   Venus Williams,   Maria Sharapova,  
Andy Murray too strong for Kyrgios to reach Open semis

Andy Murray too strong for Kyrgios to reach Open semis

27 Jan 2015

Melbourne: British sixth seed Andy Murray proved too experienced for Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios, winning in straight sets to reach the Australian Open semi-finals on Tuesday.

Andy Murray,   Nick Kyrgios,   Australian Open,   Tennis grand slam,  
Maria Sharapova blows away Bouchard to march into semis

Maria Sharapova blows away Bouchard to march into semis

27 Jan 2015

Melbourne: Maria Sharapova showcased all of her canny experience and brutal efficiency as she gave Eugenie Bouchard a 78-minute tennis lesson to advance to the Australian Open semi-finals on Tuesday.

Maria Sharapova,   Eugenie Bouchard,   Australian Open,   Tennis grand slam ,  
Tomas Berdych knocks Rafael Nadal out of Australian Open

Tomas Berdych knocks Rafael Nadal out of Australian Open

27 Jan 2015

Melbourne: World No.7 Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic snapped a 17-match losing streak against Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, defeating him 6-2, 6-0, 7-6 (5) here on Tuesday to reach the Australian Open semifinals.

Tomas Berdych,   Rafael Nadal,   Australian Open championship,   tennis,   ,  
Sharapova schools Bouchard to advance in Melbourne

Sharapova schools Bouchard to advance in Melbourne

27 Jan 2015

Melbourne: Maria Sharapova showed she was in no mood to be replaced by the younger generation just yet as she demolished seventh seed Eugenie Bouchard 6-3 6-2 in 78 minutes to advance to the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Tuesday.

Maria Sharapova,   Eugenie Bouchard,   Melbourne,   Australian Open,   tennis,   sports,   ,  

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