[MELBOURNE] Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki spearhead the charge to succeed Serena Williams at an Australian Open left wide open by the withdrawal of the defending champion and new mum.

[SYDNEY] Former world number one Andy Murray withdrew from the Australian Open Thursday after failing to recover from a hip injury, joining injured Japanese star Kei Nishikori on the sidelines.

[PERTH, Australia] The amazing Roger Federer will embark on his 21st professional season when he leads Switzerland in the mixed teams Hopman Cup starting in Perth on Saturday.

[MIAMI] Serena Williams says she has struggled with her baby daughter's teething pain even as she tweeted a photo hinting she might be working on a comeback to defend her Australian Open title...

THE FINISH LINE

THERE'S just a fortnight left before we bid 2017 adieu, and sports fans around the world will look back fondly on another action-packed year that has thrown up more than its fair share of...

JANA Novotna, a Czech tennis player who provided one of the most poignant moments in the modern history of her sport when she wept on the shoulder of a British royal after losing the 1993 Wimbledon...

[LONDON] Amazon.com Inc, taking its first steps into live sports video, plans to draw on its early experiences to devise its next attack on Netflix Inc and traditional broadcasters.

[LONDON] Roger Federer has dismissed Rafael Nadal's claim that it would be fairer if the ATP Tour Finals were played on clay courts...

[LONDON] Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal said they welcome innovation in tennis but warned the game's administrators on Friday not to tamper too much with the current format...

THE FINISH LINE

SIX days have passed since Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki won the biggest prize of her professional tennis career in Singapore, and I'm still suffering from a terrible case of tennis...