The Early Lead: Australian Open


Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Novak Djokovic upset in Australian Open quarterfinals

Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka is into his first Australian Open semifinals after his four-hour, five-set win over Djokovic.

By Kelyn Soong  |  02:44 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Australian Open, Novak Djokovic, stanislas wawrinka

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Australian Open play suspended: How hot is too hot?

Maria Sharapova manages to win, but Juan Martin del Potro does not.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:18 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Australian Open, Tennis

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Australian Open results: Serena Williams isn’t slowed by heat wave

With temps again soaring past 100 degrees, the top-seeded woman and second-seeded man make quick work of opponents.

By Missy Khamvongsa  |  11:02 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Australian Open

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Australian Open affected by heat wave

One player faints midmatch as Day 2 temperatures reach 108 degree.

By Kelyn Soong  |  02:17 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Australian Open

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Serena Williams advances, Venus Williams loses at Australian Open

Venus is bounced from the first round of the Australian Open for the first time since 2006, while Serena eases into second round.

By Kelyn Soong  |  01:01 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Australian Open, Serena Williams, Venus Williams

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 01/24/2013

Serena Williams tweets photo of severely sprained ankle

Just how, exactly, did she manage to play on with an ankle this badly hurt?

By Cindy Boren  |  11:45 AM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Australian Open, Serena Williams, Tennis

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Serena Williams vows to play on despite ankle injury in Australian Open

An off-day should give her a little time to recover before her next match.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:24 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Australian Open, Serena Williams, Tennis