In most situations, hitting crosscourt from the baseline is the high percentage shot. The net is 6 inches lower in the center than it is at the sidelines.
MELBOURNE, Australia — Tim Smyczek, a qualifier from Milwaukee ranked 112th, wielded his racket exceptionally well Wednesday night, striking 64 winners and coming within one game of upsetting third-
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Christina McHale has survived her fair share of endurance-testing matches at the Grand Slams.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Second-seeded and 17-time major champion Roger Federer defeated Lu Yen-hsun of Taiwan 6-4, 6-2, 7-5 Monday in a first-round match at the Australian Open.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Retired two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na was always known for her timing on court at the Australian Open, whether it was a cleanly struck passing shot or a deadpanned wi
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Coming off a resurgent season, Ana Ivanovic believed she could be one of the top contenders for the first Grand Slam of the year.
Tommy Haas will look to make yet another comeback to tennis following mid-season shoulder surgery.
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been selected as the International Tennis Federation's world champions for 2014.
Fourth-ranked American Jack Sock has undergone surgery and will not be able to play until February.
Andy Murray appears to have signed with Under Armour as his new clothing sponsor.