Tennis

 Rafael Nadal

Nadal joins Murray in Barcelona Open semis after surviving rough start

Nadal overcame Chung Hyeon to keep hopes pf a possible final with Murray alive.

Maria Sharapova through to Stuttgart semi-finals in straight sets

The former world number one is playing her first tournament after a 15-month doping ban.

Murray, Nadal reach Barcelona Open quarters with straight set victories

The pair could face each other in the final should their strong outings continue.

Maria Sharapova continues strong return to tennis with sweeping second round win at Porsche Grand Prix

Sharapova dismantled Ekaterina Makarova in straight sets in her first tournament back.

Video: Maria Sharapova shakes off 15-month ban with dominant opening win at Porsche Grand Prix

The five-time Grand Slam champion beat Roberta Vinci in straight sets in her return.

Serena Williams posts a picture to social media addressed to "My Dearest Baby".

'My Dearest Baby' - Serena Williams sends beautiful message to unborn child after reclaiming world no. 1 spot

"from the world's oldest number one to the world's youngest number one. -Your Mommy"

Andy Murray blows four game lead in final set for shock defeat at Monte Carlo Masters

Murray fell to Albert Ramos in his first outing since an elbow injury.

Serena Williams proudly displays small baby bump as tennis legend seemingly announces she's pregnant

Williams posted a picture with the caption "20 weeks" to her Snapchat before taking it down.

Federer stepping away from clay court action after strong start: 'The body needs a break'

Federer plans to step away from the tour for the next eight weeks.

Watch: Heartwarming video shows Fed-Express surprised by wife Mirka in tunnel after beating Nadal in Australian Open final

"She's been there when I had no titles and she's still here 89 titles later," said Roger Federer.

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Interrupting a 23-time grand slam champion with your ringtone after she's just won the Australian Open probably isn’t the best way to get her attention.

Watch: Serena gives reporter death stare after phone goes off during celebratory press conference

Interrupting a 23-time grand slam champion with your ringtone after she's just won the Australian Open probably isn't the best way to get her attention.

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Reynolds and his doubles partner Duarte Vale from Portugal won their semi-final 7-6, 7-6.

Good luck, Finn! Kiwi junior through to Australian Open doubles final

Finn Reynolds and his doubles partner Duarte Vale of Portugal are through to the Australian Open junior doubles final.

Video: Smooth Roger Federer manages cheeky smile after fans go bonkers over his Aussie Open semi-final win

Federer will face either Nadal or Bulgarian 15th seed Grigor Dimitrov in tomorrow's final.

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After being two sets up against Jo-Wilfred Tsonga the Swiss star narrowly missed a ball-kid with a wayward shot.

Watch: Aussie Open ball-kid almost decapitated by Stan Wawrinka - a day after junior booted from tournament

The Swiss star narrowly missed a ball-kid with a wayward shot while playing Jo-Wilfred Tsonga.

'It just wasn't meant to be': No 1 Andy Murray devastated after early Aussie Open exit

The three-time grand slam champion struggled to handle the world No.50's remarkable play at the net.

Video: Andy Murray suffers shock loss in Aussie Open fourth round

Murray, who has lost five Australian Open finals, dropped his serve eight times.

Venus Williams of the USA during the 2016 ASB Classic Womens. ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. Tuesday 5 January 2016. Copyright Photo: Chris Symes / www.photosport.nz

Venus Williams into ninth Australian Open quarter-final

The 36-year-old former world No.1 resisted a stern challenge from Mona Barthel.

'I'm super focused': Serena Williams cruises into Aussie Open fourth round

Williams has proven herself too powerful, too smart and too good for countrywoman Nicole Gibbs.

Germany's Tommy Haas makes a forehand return to France's Benoit Paire during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Veteran tennis pro Tommy Haas reveals motivation for final comeback: I want my daughter to see me play

"I would love to see (her) watch her daddy play and remember that for the rest of her life."

Venus Williams of the USA during the 2016 ASB Classic Womens. ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. Tuesday 5 January 2016. Copyright Photo: Chris Symes / www.photosport.nz

Venus Williams cruises into Aussie Open third round with dominant straight sets win

The 13th-seeded American won 6-3 6-2 against Stefanie Voegele.

 Rafael Nadal

'It was great to be back on the big stadium': Nadal shows no mercy at Aussie Open

The 14-time major winner made a mockery of his unusually low seeding.

Kiwi Rubin Statham falls short of upset win at ASB Classic

Having been handed a 'lucky loser' entry into the second round, Statham lost a close encounter with Jiri Vesely.

John Isner (USA)

John Isner scrapes through to ASB Classic quarter-finals

The second seed advances on a horror day for the tournament favourites.

David Ferrer from Spain during Day 4 of the 2016 ASB Classic Mens. ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. Thursday 14 January 2016. Copyright Photo: Chris Symes / www.photosport.nz

Another one bites the dust! David Ferrer out of ASB Classic

Four-time champion Ferrer went down to Dutchman Robin Haase in three sets.

Kiwi Rubin Statham through to ASB Classic second round after Bautista-Agut withdraws

Statham has been given a 'lucky loser' pass into the next round having been defeated in qualifying.

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Statham is into the second round after Roberto Bautista-Agut’s withdrawal with illness.

'We have a Kiwi in the second round' – Rubin Statham given ASB Classic 'lucky loser' pass

Statham is into the second round after Roberto Bautista-Agut's withdrawal.

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