Category archives for: Tennis

Williams, Sharapova won’t change rankings

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will remain No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, in the WTA rankings, regardless of who wins when they meet in the Australian Open final Saturday. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Murray cruises past Berdych, into Aussie final

Andy Murray advanced to his fourth Australian Open final and a chance to win his third Grand Slam title with a 6-7 (6), 6-0, 6-3, 7-5 semifinal win over Tomas Berdych on Thursday. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Serena, Sharapova advance to Aussie final

Serena Williams weathered a barrage of big serves and heavy groundstrokes early, and needed nine match points before beating Madison Keys 7-6 (5), 6-2 to set up an Australian Open final against second-seeded Maria Sharapova. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Bodo: Madison Keys here for the long haul

Despite loss to Serena Williams, young American has the hallmark of a great player View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Why Maria Sharapova Could End Her Epic Slump vs. Serena Williams

Serena Williams takes a 15-match winning streak against Maria Sharapova into the Australian Open final. But this is sport. And anything can happen. Right? View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Bryan brothers eliminated in Aussie doubles

Mike and Bob Bryan lost in the third round of men’s doubles at the Australian Open on Monday, the second straight year the twin brothers have failed to reach the quarterfinals. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Been there, done that: Ex-pros aid young stars

Goran Ivanisevic won one Wimbledon title in his colorful tennis career, but the big-serving Croatian believes he might have won even more if he’d had an ex-player as his coach, like many of the top competitors do today. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Djokovic, Wawrinka pass tests, reach semis

Defending champion Stan Wawrinka advanced to the semifinals of the Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (6) win over US Open runner-up Kei Nishikori on Wednesday. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Keys, 19, ousts Venus; Serena next in semis

Madison Keys got one Williams sister out of the way Wednesday at the Australian Open. On Thursday, the 19-year-old American will try to make it two, and this sibling might be a little tougher. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

Madison Keys Aiming For A Rare Williams-Williams Double

After overcoming a thigh injury and rallying to beat Venus Williams in an Australian Open quarterfinal, American Madison Keys has a chance to become the eighth woman to beat both Williams sisters in a tournament, when she plays Serena in the semis. View full post on ESPN.com – Tennis

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