Johannesburg, Feb. 1 : After claiming her maiden Australian Open title, Angelique Kerber has said she feels proud to reach the pinnacle and insisted that her hard work had finally paid off.
The German seventh seed claimed a 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 win over defending champion and world number one Serena Williams in an enthralling summit clash that lasted for two hours and eight minutes at Rod's Laver Arena.
Melbourne, Jan. 30 : World number one Serena Williams has admitted that she was not a 'robot' and couldn't win every match she played after losing to Angelique Kerber in the Australian Open women's singles final on Saturday.
The German seventh seed claimed a 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 win over defending champion Serena in a enthralling summit clash that lasted two hours and eight minutes at Rod's Laver Arena.
The 28-year-old power-hitting southpaw also denied Serena a chance to win a seventh Melbourne singles title, and to match German great Steffi Graf's 22 Grand Slams record.
Johannesburg, Jan. 28 : World number one Serena Williams remained on course for her seventh Australian Open title after overcoming fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the semi finals on Thursday.
The 21-time American Grand Slam champion claimed a thumping 6-0, 6-4 win over Radwanska in a one-sided contest that lasted just
64 minutes on Rod Laver Arena, Sport24 reported.
With the win, Serena remains only one win away from matching Steffi Graf's Open-era Grand Slam record of 22 titles.
Johannesburg, Jan. 26 : World number one Serena Williams outmuscled long-time Russian rival Maria Sharapova for an 18th straight time to progress through to the Australian Open semifinals on Tuesday.
The 21-time Grand Slam champion remained on course for her seventh title at Melbourne Park after overcoming fifth seed Sharapova 6-4, 6-1.
Serena, who is aiming to match Steffi Graf's Open-era Grand Slam record of 22 titles, will next face Agnieszka Radwanska to secure a place in the final.
Sharapova had claimed her last win over Serena in the 2004 WTA Championships. (ANI)
Melbourne, Jan. 24 : World number one Serena Williams produced a nearly flawless performance as she demolished Margarita Gasparyan to set up a quarterfinal showdown against old-rival Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open on Sunday.
The 21-time Grand Slam champion claimed a 6-2, 6-1 win over Russia's Gasparyan in a fourth round women's singles contest that lasted just 55 minutes, News. com. au reported.
The American tennis star boasts an astonishing 18-2 head-to-head record against Sharapova, who claimed her last victory against Serena at the 2004 Tour Championships in Los Angeles. (ANI)
Johannesburg, Jan. 23: Known for her stunning garbs, Serena Williams is trying to bring pop culture to the tennis courts.
The 34-year-old tennis player revealed that she will bring her culture with the self-designed canary yellow crop top outfit that she will sport at the Australian Open, Channel 24 reports.
Talking about the new culture, the player said that the whole idea came from the fact that she is never seen without crop tops, she lives and sleeps in crop tops, adding that she wants to make tennis court fun by bringing pop culture.
Melbourne, Jan. 22 - World number one Novak Djokovic overcame a stern challenge from persistent Andreas Seppi to progress through to the fourth round of the Australian Open on Friday.
The Serbian defending champion claimed a hard-fought 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (6) win over Seppi at Margaret Court Arena. He will next face French 14th seed Gilles Simon for a quarterfinal spot.
In the women's singles, top seed Serena Williams marched into the Australian Open fourth round with a 6-1, 6-1 demolition of hapless teenager Daria Kasatkina, Sport24 reported.
Melbourne, Jan. 20 : World number one Serena Williams continued her rich vein of form as she eased past Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan to race into the third round of the Australian Open at Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday.
The American defending champion thrashed her Taiwanese opponent 6-1, 6-2 in a thrilling second round contest to progress through to the next round.
Serena, who is aiming to equal Steffi Graf's record of 22 Grand Slams at this tournament, won three Grand Slams last year namely the Australian Open , the French Open and Wimbledon before losing the US Open title.
Johannesburg, Jan. 19 - World number one Serena Williams has been shocked with the reaction her Facebook post received where she had compared herself to a Supergirl after she managed to chase down a thief who stole her phone.
Earlier in November, the American ace revealed that a thief stole her phone at a Chinese restaurant in New York.
Describing the detail of the incident on Facebook, Serena posted a picture of her in a Supergirl outfit, with a message to her followers to fight for the right and stand for what they believe in, Sport24 reported.
Brisbane, Jan.18 - World number one Serena Williams, who is aiming to equal Steffi Graf's record of 22 Grand Slam this year, started her 2016 season on a winning note as she swept aside Camila Giorgi of Italy in straight sets to storm into the second round of Australian Open on Monday.
The defending champion outclassed her Italian opponent 6-4, 7-5 in an opening round contest to progress through to the next round in an emphatic win.
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