Tennis

Williams says Aussie Open loss is wake-up call

Williams says Aussie Open loss is wake-up call

MELBOURNE — Serena Williams (picture) said her upset loss in the Australian Open final was a wake-up call for the rest of the year if she wants to add to her 21 Grand Slam titles.

No one can beat Williams: Bartoli

No one can beat Williams: Bartoli

SINGAPORE — The statistics do not look good for Angelique Kerber, the German world No 6 who is looking to outplay and outlast Serena Williams on court tonight in the women’s...

Window into match-fixing scourge

Window into match-fixing scourge

MELBOURNE — I was walking to my neighbourhood Starbucks one morning last year when I received a Facebook message request from “Ben Rotenberg”.

Gallery: Djokovic, Williams win Australian Open semifinals

Djokovic flays Federer in brutal semi

MELBOURNE — Like a defending champion before him, Novak Djokovic moved into the Australian Open final with a relatively untroubled 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 victory over four-time...

Gallery: Rivals set for another blockbuster

Rivals set for another blockbuster

MELBOURNE — One of the great tennis rivalries resumes at the Australian Open today, once again posing the question as to whether ageing Roger Federer still has it in him to...

Ex-tennis pro pleads guilty to cheating

Ex-tennis pro pleads guilty to cheating

SYDNEY — Allegations of corruption in world tennis were reignited yesterday when a former Australian professional tennis player pleaded guilty to match-fixing just hours after a...