RAW VISION: Maria Sharapova hits Rod Laver Arena for the first time in her return to the Australian Open.
Linda Pearce Victoria Azarenka defended her Australian Open title at Melbourne Park on Saturday night, but not before the drama that preceded the final spilled over into the match itself.
Linda Pearce Bernard Tomic and Roger Federer continue to monitor each other.
Jake Niall Lleyton Hewitt’s high hopes of reviving his fortunes at his 17th Australian Open were given short shrift when he was out-slugged by bespectacled Serb Janko Tipsarevic on the opening evening.
Maria Sharapova, Venus Williams and Li Na drop five games between them in progressing through to second round of the Australian Open
Linda Pearce Ninth seed completes a victory she greeted with both happiness and relief.
Linda Pearce Sam Stosur's long-time coach David Taylor has always admired Pat Rafter for his problem-solving skills on the tennis court, and it might be that the Davis Cup captain has helped, in some small way,...
Scott Spits Real-time coverage of the second day of the first grand slam event of 2013 - the two-week Australian Open tournament at Melbourne Park.
Greg Baum Despite a lay-off, Roger Federer kept his first-round record intact.
Jake Niall SHE went down, lay on her back with her hands covering her face and, for a seismic moment, the women's event might have been truly open.
Peter Hanlon AFTER another lamentable afternoon of the 1989 Ashes series, England captain David Gower was so exasperated to be fielding the same question asked yet another tedious way that he let his head fall...
Scott Spits Real-time coverage of the third day of the first grand slam event of 2013 - the two-week Australian Open tournament at Melbourne Park. Second round singles matches get underway today.
Red-hot Bernard Tomic has racked up his ninth straight win of the summer to book a likely third-round Australian Open blockbuster with Roger Federer.
Linda Pearce OPPONENTS are struggling to inflict damage on Serena Williams but the Australian Open favourite is doing a good job of doing it to herself.
Richard Hinds With apologies to James Duckworth, whose continued presence provides the welcome gift of cricket-related weather jokes, this Australian Open is now the Bernie Show.
Will Brodie The heat rises at Melbourne Park as the world's best players try to negotiate the second round of 2013's first grand slam tournament.
Linda Pearce The surprise to Victoria Azarenka was that Sam Stosur would admit to the third-set choke against Zheng Jie.
Melbourne-born English teenager Laura Robson has sprung one of the upsets of the Australian Open, ousting 2011 Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in an absorbing three-hour second-round match at...
Linda Pearce Rivals are struggling to damage Serena Williams, she's being left to land blows on herself.
Jake Niall SINCE the Australian representation in our Open has been reduced to one, and could well be zero after Saturday night, those used to waving and wearing Australian flags will have to pin their colours...