Two-time defending Sydney International champion James Blake has become the first major casualty of the tournament, losing to veteran Fabrice Santoro.
Indian Wells, California Australian storms into third round of Indian Wells tournament in California.
Adam Cooper Australian Open may have farewelled James Blake, after he was knocked out of qualifying event.
Darren Walton Lleyton Hewitt says he's feeling the same old pressure that comes with being Australia's leading tennis player at this time of the year.
Justin Chadwick Lleyton Hewitt says his Australian Open plans remain on track despite suffering a mystery ear complaint that affected his balance in his Hopman Cup loss.
Justin Chadwick Russia secured a berth against Slovakia in the Hopman Cup final with a 2-1 tie win over France on Thursday night.
Justin Chadwick Lleyton Hewitt suffered his first setback since returning from a hip injury, losing to American James Blake in straight sets at the Hopman Cup.
James Blake's bid for a third Hopman Cup title will have to wait after the United States slumped out of contention with a 2-1 loss to Germany on Wednesday.
Justin Chadwick James Blake's quest for a record third Hopman Cup title has been dashed after the United States slumped to a 2-1 loss to Germany on Wednesday.
Justin Chadwick A weary Lleyton Hewitt admits almost 10 hours of court time has left his hip feeling "stiff".
Justin Chadwick Lleyton Hewitt will be hoping it's a case of fourth time lucky when he teams up with Casey Dellacqua to contest the 21st Hopman Cup, which starts on Saturday.
Andy Murray and Nikolay Davydenko have advanced to the semi-finals of the Capitala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi.
Justin Chadwick Australia's Casey Dellacqua has declared herself injury-free and ready to break into the world's top 32 ahead of her playing comeback at Perth's Hopman Cup.
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will be the star attractions at a rich six-man exhibition in tennis-starved Abu Dhabi.
World No.2 Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Hopman Cup.
Roger Federer has scraped past James Blake in a one-set exhibition game, showing no signs of the back strain or stomach bug.
Martin Parry Roger Federer winds down his tough season with Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe this week, playing a series of exhibitions despite picking up a back injury.
Talek Harris Injury problems threaten to overshadow the season-ending Tennis Masters Cup, already rocked by the withdrawal of world number one Rafael Nadal.
Allan Kelly Jo-Wilfried Tsonga provided a first home win in seven years at the Paris Masters and in the process gatecrashed the prestigious Masters Cup in Shanghai.
Allan Kelly The Paris Masters has been blown wide open when both Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer pulled out of their quarter-finals with injuries.