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Aussie Open: Angelique Kerber crushes Maria Sharapova in ex-champs showdown

Angelique Kerber crushed Maria Sharapova in straight sets in a battle of former champions at the Australian Open on Saturday.

Hot Maria Sharapova shows she’s a serious title contender

Unseeded Maria Sharapova Thursday showed she is a serious contender for the Australian Open by swatting aside a 14th seed who had given her major trouble in the past.

America’s Tennys Sandgren dumps Stan Wawrinka from Australian Open

Struggling Swiss former winner Stan Wawrinka was knocked out of the Australian Open by American Tennys Sandgren in the second round on Thursday.

Novak Djokovic survives Melbourne furnace to beat Gael Monfils

Six-times champion Novak Djokovic survived the Rod Laver Arena furnace to reach the third round of the Australian Open, with a 4-6 6-3 6-1 6-3 victory over Gael Monfils on Thursday.

Time for talks on players’ welfare – Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has called for more consideration of players' welfare amid growing demands from extra tournaments yet no sign of shorter seasons to help their recovery.

Australian Open: Maria Sharapova too hot for Anastasija Sevastova

Maria Sharapova fended off Anastasija Sevastova 6-1 7-6(4) to reach the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday.

Aruna Quadri, Dina Meshref to defend titles at Top 16 Cup

Aruna Quadri of Nigeria and Dina Meshref of Egypt will be defending their titles at this year’s ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup holding in Nairobi, Kenya.

Rafael Nadal dominant as big guns pull off great escapes

Rafael Nadal swept into the Australian Open third round to keep his Grand Slam title hunt on track Wednesday, as Caroline Wozniacki and Grigor Dimitrov pulled off great escapes to stay in contention.

Maria Sharapova shines in Melbourne return

Maria Sharapova on Tuesday resumed her career at the Australian Open in bright sunshine with a performance that went some way to banishing those demons.

Roger Federer dazzles under Melbourne lights

Defending champion Roger Federer dazzled under the Australian Open lights to waltz through to the second round with a straight sets win over Aljaz Bedene on Tuesday.

Novak Djokovic elbows Donald Young out to reach second round

Novak Djokovic celebrated his long-awaited return to the grand slam stage with a 6-1 6-2 6-4 demolition of American Donald Young, to reach the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday.

Novak Djokovic plays down pay fight talk

Novak Djokovic hosed down suggestions Tuesday he is pushing to create an independent players union to fight for even more prize money, and denied reports it could lead to tournament boycotts.

Venus Williams, Stephens Stephens tumble out of Australian Open

Venus Williams and US Open champion Sloane Stephens led a string of seeds sent tumbling out of the Australian Open Monday in a calamitous day for American players.

Australian Open: Venus Williams knocked out by Belinda Bencic

Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams was knocked out of the Australian Open in straights sets by Swiss 20-year-old Belinda Bencic on Monday.

Roger Federer in right space as Australian Open rivals play catch up

Roger Federer says tennis is "definitely a lot of fun" as he embarks on an Australian Open shrouded in mystery over the fitness and mindset of his major rivals in the next fortnight.

Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki eye maiden Grand Slam in Serena Williams’ absence

Simona Halep will sport her “lucky” red dress and Caroline Wozniacki says she is playing better than ever as both aim for a first Grand Slam victory when the Australian Open starts on Monday.

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic lead the cast of injured players

The Australian Open begins tomorrow in Melbourne, but the year’s first Grand Slam is being buffeted by an unusually long list of players who are nursing all sorts of injuries.

Nick Kyrgios player to watch at Aussie Open – Roger Federer

Defending champion Roger Federer sees temperamental Australian Nick Kyrgios as a talented player and a threat at the Australian Open — if he can keep his focus.

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Francis Kimanzi named new Kenya coach

"Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has confirmed the appointment of Francis Kimanzi and Zedekiah Otieno to head the Harambee Stars technical bench,” read a statement from FKF.