Return of the Williams sisters and youth vs. experience: What to Watch in Aussie Open quarters
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Once upon a time, the story of women's tennis was all about Serena and Venus Williams: The two sisters who rose from the concrete courts of Compton, California to play such transcending tennis that for a while the Grand Slams were nicknamed the Sisters Slams....

Rafael Nadal out in quarters, Sharapova to play in all-Russian semifinal at Australian Open
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Two rounds after Roger Federer's unexpected exit from the Australian Open, Rafael Nadal has joined him on the sidelines....

Rafael Nadal out of Australian Open in quarterfinals, loses to Tomas Berdych in straight sets
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Rafael Nadal is out of the Australian Open, beaten 6-2, 6-0, 7-6 (5) in the quarterfinals by seventh-seeded Tomas Berdych on Tuesday....

Maria Sharapova beats Eugenie Bouchard for spot in Australian Open semifinals
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova put the brakes on Eugenie Bouchard's quest for a first major title, beating the young Canadian 6-3, 6-2 Tuesday to advance to the Australian Open semifinals....

Fireworks herald Venus Williams' Australian Open quarterfinal run; Serena wins too
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Fireworks lit up the sky above Rod Laver Arena the moment Venus Williams completed her fourth-round win at the Australian Open on Monday night....

Djokovic beats Muller at Australian Open to extend Grand Slam quarterfinals streak to 23
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Novak Djokovic reached his 23rd consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinal with a 6-4, 7-5, 7-5 win over Luxembourg's Gilles Muller at the Australian Open on Monday....

Keys, 19, reaches first major quarterfinal at Australian Open _ and wants to go even further
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Madison Keys turns 20 next month and her mother, Christine, is already sending her teasing texts featuring grandma emojis....

AUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: Super Bowl chatting, Coach Navratilova, Serena Williams' (free) advice
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- And, now onto the Super Bowl....


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