Nicolas Kiefer

Tennis

Murray faces major threat as men line up for finals

Linda Pearce At last, the Wimbledon men's quarter-final line-up is complete.

Hewitt still confident of Open success

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.

Russia to meet Slovakia in Hopman final

Justin Chadwick Russia secured a berth against Slovakia in the Hopman Cup final with a 2-1 tie win over France on Thursday night.

Australia loses to US at Hopman Cup

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.

Germany beat US 2-1, Russia down Taiwan

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.

United States out of Hopman Cup

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.

Hewitt's hip stiff, but mentally upbeat

Justin Chadwick A weary Lleyton Hewitt admits almost 10 hours of court time has left his hip feeling "stiff".

Aussies go down in marathon tie

Justin Chadwick Australia's quest for a second Hopman Cup title will have to wait after their finals aspirations were dashed in a marathon 2-1 loss to the Slovak Republic.

Hewitt gets the court time he wants

Justin Chadwick Lleyton Hewitt entered the Hopman Cup wanting game time ahead of the Australian Open and the lion-hearted South Australian has certainly got his wish so far.

Hewitt wins, Australia lose in Perth

Justin Chadwick Lleyton Hewitt put more than four months of frustrating rehab behind him with a tough three sets victory over Germany's Nicolas Kiefer at the Hopman Cup.

Hewitt, Dellacqua back for Hopman Cup

Justin Chadwick Lleyton Hewitt and Casey Dellacqua will end their lengthy injury-layoffs when they line up for Australia's opening Hopman Cup tie against Germany on Monday.

Hewitt eager to break Hopman Cup hoodoo

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.

Dellacqua injury-free, aiming for top 32

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.

Roddick, Federer, Nadal in Paris last 16

Chris Wright Top-ranked Rafael Nadal, former No.1 Roger Federer and pretender Andy Murray all marched into the last 16 at the Paris Masters on Wednesday.

Globetrotter Del Potro keeps the heat on

Chris Wright Rising Argentine star Juan Martin Del Potro is on a roll as his end-of-season plans come to the boil.

Williams, Blake confirmed for Hopman Cup

Justin Chadwick The United States and Russia are set for a heavyweight showdown in January's Hopman Cup tennis tournament in Perth.

Baghdatis smiles despite Swiss defeat

Former finalist Marcos Baghdatis lost 6-2 4-6 6-2 to Marcel Granollers at the Swiss Indoors, but emerged smiling after finally completing a match after injury.

Federer comeback to start in Madrid

Scott Williams Roger Federer will face a potentially tricky second round tie at the Madrid Masters against Radek Stepanek.

Federer returns to Madrid refreshed

Roger Federer is set to end his self-imposed autumn rest period as the 2007 finalist returns to action as second seed at the Madrid Masters starting on Sunday.

Perth to host Fed Cup

Justin Chadwick Casey Dellacqua, Jessica Moore and Samantha Stosur are all set to descend on Perth next February for the 2009 Asia/Oceania Zonal tennis Fed Cup.