1. Victoria Azarenka Still Lacks Maturity to Reach Elite Level

    In a contagious string of upsets in Mellbourne, Victoria Azarenka 's two-year reign as the Australian Open champ came to an unceremonious end. Azarenka failed to advance past the quarterfinals as No...

    Richard Langford Written by Richard Langford about 3 months ago 3,153 reads 12 comments

  2. Eugenie Bouchard's Keys to Victory vs. Li Na in 2014 Australian Open Semifinal

    Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard is all set for the biggest match of her young career on Day 11 at the 2014 Australian Open , where the 30th-seeded dark horse will play world No...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 3 months ago 3,188 reads 2 comments

  3. Agnieszka Radwanska vs Victoria Azarenka: Recap, More from Australian Open 2014

    On Tuesday, it was Novak Djokovic losing to Stanislas Wawrinka. A day later, Agnieszka Radwanska ensured that there would be no repeat winner on the men's or women's side at the 2014 Australian Open...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 9,367 reads 13 comments

  4. Australian Open 2014 Women's Semifinals: Li vs. Bouchard Preview and Prediction

    Given the completely unexpected nature of the 2014 Australian Open women’s draw, it’s only fitting that the semifinal battle pits one of the sport’s most overlooked ...

    James McMahon Written by James McMahon about 3 months ago 14,131 reads 19 comments

  5. Australian Open 2014: Genie Bouchard's Run to the Semis Is Just the Beginning

    Eugenie Bouchard continued her dream start to 2014 when she rallied to beat No. 14 seed Ana Ivanovic, 5-7, 7-5, 6-2, in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Tuesday...

    Ash Marshall Written by Ash Marshall about 3 months ago 2,639 reads 5 comments

  6. What to Make of Maria Sharapova's Early Exit at the 2014 Australian Open

    Third-seeded Maria Sharapova 's loss at the 2014 Australian Open to 20th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova is listed as an upset, but it's hardly surprising. For months, she has endured injuries and coaching changes...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 3 months ago 1,763 reads 6 comments

  7. Australian Open Women's Quarterfinals Preview

    Though the lower temperatures may fool you, things are heating up again at the Australian Open as the women are down to the final eight...

    Michael Ann McKinlay Written by Michael Ann McKinlay about 3 months ago 2,153 reads 1 comments

  8. What Maria Sharapova's Loss to Dominika Cibulkova Means for French Open

    Maria Sharapova has been eliminated from the Australian Open by Dominika Cibulkova in the fourth round, ending her quest for a second title at the season's first major tournament...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 9,781 reads 9 comments

  9. Serena Williams Remains World's Best Despite 2014 Australian Open Letdown

    Serena Williams won't take long to make the 2014 Australian Open a distant memory. At 32 years old, one slip-up is all it takes for Williams' critics to cry washed up. No...

    David Daniels Written by David Daniels about 3 months ago 2,030 reads 15 comments

  10. Serena Williams in Line for Another Epic Season Despite Loss at Australian Open

    Serena Williams once again fell short at the Australian Open in Melbourne, this time in the fourth round at the hands of Ana Ivanovic, 6-4, 3-6, 3-6. As last season taught us, the loss means little...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 941 reads 2 comments

  11. Serena Williams Injury: Updates on Tennis Star's Back and Recovery

    Updates from Friday, Feb. 7 The WTA has announced that Williams has withdrawn from the Qatar Open: The BNT Parabas Open also announced Williams will not be participating: ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 months ago 4,414 reads 12 comments

  12. Serena Williams vs. Ana Ivanovic: Recap and Results from Australian Open 2014

    Ana Ivanovic may be ranked as the 14th-best player in the world, but nobody expected her to truly challenge Serena Williams ...

    Shehan Peiris Written by Shehan Peiris about 3 months ago 231,074 reads 154 comments

  13. What Serena Williams' Loss to Ana Ivanovic Means for French Open

    Serena Williams came up short in her bid to win a sixth Australian Open title in 2014, but the defending French Open champion should still be considered the favorite ahead of the season's second Slam at Roland Garros...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 3 months ago 10,115 reads 21 comments

  14. Venus Williams Injury: Updates on Tennis Star's Leg and Return

    Venus Williams was forced to withdraw from the women's doubles draw at the 2014 Australian Open after suffering a leg injury, according to BBC Sport on Twitter: Williams ...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 3 months ago 3,399 reads 2 comments

  15. Australian Open 2014: Power Ranking Top Women's Contenders

    If the temperatures keep rising at the Australian Open , I'll have to adjust these power rankings to simply identify the players who are best-suited to make it through a match without passing out...

    Richard Langford Written by Richard Langford about 3 months ago 3,244 reads 2 comments

  16. Serena Williams vs. Vesna Dolonc: Recap and Results from Australian Open 2014

    Serena Williams made quick work of Vesna Dolonc in the second round of the 2014 Australian Open on Wednesday, Jan. 15, in Melbourne, winning in dominant fashion by a score of 6-1, 6-2 at Rod Laver Arena...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 3 months ago 2,063 reads 7 comments

  17. Australian Open 2014: Americans with the Best Chance of Reaching Week 2

    Thirty-nine Americans , including those in qualifying rounds, entered the Australian Open. After qualifiers, the number had dropped to 24. Only 19 remained after the first day of matches...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 2,397 reads 3 comments

  18. Serena Williams vs. Ashleigh Barty: Recap and Results from Australian Open 2014

    Serena Williams marched into the second round of the 2014 Australian Open with a 6-2, 6-1 straight-sets win over Ashleigh Barty...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 3 months ago 12,527 reads 36 comments

  19. Power Ranking the Top 20 Women's Players Heading into 2014 Australian Open

    The Australian Open , the first big test of 2014, is upon us. The WTA season begins pretty much the way 2013 ended. Serena Williams remains far out front while everyone else fights for a chance to take her down...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 3 months ago 5,888 reads 16 comments

  20. Caroline Wozniacki Injury: Updates on Tennis Star's Shoulder and Return

    Former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki will miss the Brisbane International with a right shoulder injury...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 4 months ago 2,881 reads 0 comments

  21. Serena Williams Named AP Female Athlete of the Year

    Serena Williams has been named the Associated Press' Female Athlete of the Year after a dominant season in which she won the U.S. Open and French Open and finished No. 1 in the WTA rankings for the first time since 2009...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 months ago 8,239 reads 45 comments

  22. What Will it Take for a Tennis Star to Win SI's Sportsman of the Year?

    Soon after Sports Illustrated named Peyton Manning the 2013 Sportsman of the Year, debate began about worthy alternatives...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 4 months ago 3,539 reads 12 comments

  23. Women's Tennis Players Facing the Most Pressure in 2014

    With the start of the 2014 season around the corner, the WTA's top players are facing tremendous pressure. For some, the pressure is self-imposed. For others, the pressure forms under the hefty weight of high expectations...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 4 months ago 5,621 reads 13 comments

  24. What Must Serena Williams Do in 2014 to Become the Greatest of All Time?

    There are a lot of things we know for sure about Serena Williams . She is one of the most famous female athletes in the world. She earned more money on the court in 2013 than any woman in the history of sports...

    Lindsay Gibbs Written by Lindsay Gibbs about 5 months ago 9,140 reads 58 comments

  25. How Serena Williams' Dominance Has Sparked Recent Coaching Changes

    Serena Williams was recently named WTA Player of the Year for the fifth time. Coming off what could be considered one of the best years in the history of women's tennis, Williams talked about room for improvement...

    Merlisa Lawrence Corbett Written by Merlisa Lawrence Corbett about 5 months ago 7,306 reads 20 comments