Alize Cornet


Alize Cornet shocks Serena Williams at Dubai Open

Alize Cornet, recovering brilliantly from a mighty collapse in career fortunes, scored her best-ever win by beating world number one Serena Williams 6-4 6-4 to prevent an all-Williams sisters final...


Tennis: Casey Dellacqua into Indian Wells quarters

Australian sets up a quarter-final meeting with Romanian Simona Halep after a fourth round walkover against Lauren Davis.

Casey Dellacqua through to quarter-finals at Indian Wells

Casey Dellacqua has halved her tennis ranking since the start of the year as she eyes a spot in the Indian Wells Masters semi-finals.


Truth not always black and white

Camila Giorgi from Italy

Peter Hanlon Camila and Sergio Giorgi dismiss reports of dubious dealings, writes Peter Hanlon.


Maria Sharapova cruises into fourth round of Australian Open

Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova has powered into the second week of the Australian Open with a 6-1 7-6 (8-6) win over Alize Cornet.


Sloane Stephens is focused on her fourth round match at the Australian Open

Serious: Sloane Stephens is through to the fourth round.

Emma Quayle Sloane Stephens is serious. There has been no tweeting, for almost a week.

Drop Shots

Bouchard a member of Canada's 'royal' family

Eugenie Bouchard

Emma Quayle Eugenie Bouchard is the player Casey Dellacqua must get past to play in a quarter-final, and one of the tour's big improvers.


French with a royal connection

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard.

Emma Quayle Eugenie Bouchard is the player Casey Dellacqua must get past to play in a quarter-final.


Live: 2014 Australian Open - Day Eight

Fabio Fognini shakes hands with Novak Djokovic

Jason Phelan The second week of competition at the Australian Open begins with several big names looking to make the quarter-finals.

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Live: 2014 Australian Open - Day Six

maria sharapova

Scott Spits Cooler weather has been welcomed at the 2014 Australian Open by players and fans alike for the completion of the third-round matches.

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Stosur advances at Kremlin Cup

Samantha Stosur.

Seventh-seeded Samantha Stosur has advanced to the second round of the Kremlin Cup by beating Estonia's Kaia Kanepi 6-3, 6-1.


Samantha Stosur into Tournament of Champions semi-finals

Samantha Stosur

Australia’s Samantha Stosur reached the WTA Tournament of Champions semi-finals on Friday with a 6-1 6-4 win over Bulgarian wildcard Tsvetana Pironkova.

Hopman Cup

Isner serves up winning start to season at Hopman Cup

John Isner

Brad Elborough John Isner is already enjoying a better start to his season than he did last year - and it has only just begun.

French open Hopman Cup campaign with win over Czechs

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Brad Elborough, Perth The French team of Jo-Wilfred Tsonga and Alize Cornet opened their Hopman Cup campaign in the mixed-team event in Perth on Monday night with a 2-1 win over the Czech Republic.


France on course for first Hopman Cup

Alize Cornet of France hits a return against Sloane Stephens of the US during their eighth session women's singles match on day five of the Hopman Cup tennis tournament in Perth on January 1, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Tony ASHBY  IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE

Brad Elborough France's hopes of winning their first ever Hopman Cup have been given a major boost after they defeated the US 2-1 at Perth Arena.


Good signs for last year's Australian Open bolter Sloane Stephens

Sloane Stephens

Brad Elborough, Perth Sloane Stephens enjoyed a fantastic 2013 and if her Hopman Cup form is any indication, 2014 is looking good also.


Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in fine form as France firms for Hopman Cup

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Brad Elborough, Perth France is now favoured to win its first Hopman Cup title. Jo-Wilfred Tsonga and Alize Cornet's 2-1 win over the US pair of John Isner and Sloane Stephens at the Perth Arena on Wednesday night should...


Sara Tomic goes down, but with a smile

Sara Tomic

Michael Chammas There will only be one Tomic at the Sydney International after Sara Tomic, the younger sister of Bernard Tomic, was knocked out of the qualifiers on Friday.


France ready for Perth Hopman Cup final

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France hits a return against Daniel Munoz-De La Nava of Spain during their eleventh session men's singles match on day seven of the Hopman Cup in Perth.

Brad Elborough France warmed up for its Hopman Cup final with an 8-3 pro-set victory over Spain in the mixed doubles on Friday.


Jo-Wilfred Tsonga remains unbeaten in Hopman Cup

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Brad Elborough Jo-Wilfred Tsonga will go into Saturday's Hopman Cup final annoyed he dropped a set.