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January 30, 2015

World number one and four-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic took advantage of 69 unforced errors from fourth-seeded Stan Wawrinka, ousting the defending Australian Open champion 7-6(1), 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 to advance into the final.

January 29, 2015

Andy Murray has reached the Australian Open final for the fourth-time in his career, coming back from a set down to beat seventh-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych 6-7(6), 6-0, 6-3, 7-5 in the night match Thursday

January 29, 2015

The first Grand Slam final of the year will feature the top two players in the world on the women’s side, as both Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova bullied their ways into the Australian Open title match.

January 29, 2015

The Memphis Open, presented by ServiceMaster, has announced that Jared Donaldson and Stefan Kozlov, two promising American teenagers, received wild cards into the main draw of the event, set for Feb. 7-15 at the Racquet Club of Memphis. The wild cards give Donaldson, 18, and Kozlov, 16, direct entry into the singles field of 28, where they’ll compete alongside top pros such as 2014 U.S. Open finalist Kei Nishikori and top-ranked American John Isner.

January 28, 2015

The reigning champion at the Australian Open Stan Wawrinka continued his run to defend that title on Wednesday, defeating fifth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-3, 6-4, 7-6(6) to advance to the final four in Melbourne.

January 28, 2015

When Venus Williams made her pro debut in 1994, Madison Keys had yet to be born. Fast-forward to 2015, and the 19-year-old Keys finds herself into her first Grand Slam semifinal after knocking off Williams 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the quarterfinals Wednesday.

January 28, 2015

Serena Williams had to fight back from a set down to win each of her last two matches entering Wednesday’s quarterfinal versus 12th seeded Dominika Cibulkova. With a short turnaround looming in the semifinals and coming off two three-set matches, Serena wasted no time, powering past Cibulkova 6-2, 6-2 in just over an hour to advance.

January 28, 2015

The USTA and United States Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez have announced that world number one and 18-time Grand Slam singles champion Serena Williams, former world number one and world number 18 Venus Williams, number 30 Varvara Lepchenko and number 35 and 2015 Australian Open semifinalist Madison Keys will represent the U.S. in the 2015 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II First Round against Argentina

January 27, 2015

While the Northeast part of the United States was blasted with a blizzard on Tuesday, the weather was in the mid-60s and sunny on the other side of the world in Melbourne, Australia for the Australian Open quarterfinals. On a mildly cool day for an Australian summer, seventh-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych put on a cold-blooded performance against third-seeded Spaniard Rafael Nadal.

January 27, 2015

Andy Murray essentially played a road match on Tuesday, battling through Nick Kyrgios and the Australian crowd for a 6-3, 7-6(5), 6-3 quarterfinal victory Tuesday.

January 26, 2015

Kei Nishikori powered his way into the Australian Open quarterfinals, defeating ninth-seeded David Ferrer 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 on Monday. The fifth-seeded Nishikori notched six break points, displaying his outstanding baseline defense, to seize control of each set and reach the final eight in Melbourne.

January 26, 2015

Milos Raonic became the first Canadian in the Open Era to reach the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, defeating the 12th-seeded Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-7(7), 6-3 on Monday in Melbourne.

January 26, 2015

Venus Williams continues to play some of the best tennis of her entire career to begin the 2015 season as the 18th seeded American outlasted sixth-seeded Pole Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3, 2-6, 6-1 on Monday to move into the Australian Open quarterfinals.

January 23, 2015

Tomas Berdych and Andy Murray continued their excellent starts to the Australian Open, as each rolled in straight sets to advance to the fourth round on Friday.

January 23, 2015

Italian Andreas Seppi entered Friday’s third-round match with Roger Federer with an 0-10 record against the world number two from Switzerland. He changed that and caused the biggest upset of the 2015 Australian Open so far, ousting Federer 6-4, 7-6(5), 4-6, 7-6(5) to move into the fourth-round.

January 23, 2015

After being on the brink of elimination in her second-round match on Wednesday, second-seeded Maria Sharapova avoided that situation on Friday as the Russian cruised to a 6-1, 6-1 victory over 31st seeded Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan.

January 22, 2015

John Isner fired 28 aces and was nearly automatic (91 percent) on his first serve points to move past Austria’s Andreas Haider-Maurer 6-4, 7-6(4), 4-6, 6-4 and advance into the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday.

January 22, 2015

In one of the most intriguing second-round matches in recent Grand Slam history, it was the unseeded Victoria Azarenka who came out on top, defeating the eighth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the Australian Open’s third round.

January 22, 2015

World number one Novak Djokovic won the first nine games of his second-round match on Thursday on his way to a clean 6-0, 6-1, 6-4 victory over Russian Andrey Kuznetsov to advance at the Australian Open in Melbourne.

January 22, 2015

The 2015 spring season shifts into high gear on Jan. 23-25 for the Seventh Annual ITA Kick-Off Weekend. One-hundred-twenty teams—60 men's and 60 women's—will compete across the country for berths in the ITA National Team Indoor Championships in February.

January 22, 2015

Taylor Fritz and Michael Mmoh, two of the Top 10 juniors in the world, will headline the Americans playing in the Australian Open Junior Championships, set to begin this weekend, Jan. 24-31, in Melbourne.

January 21, 2015

Rafael Nadal won the final two sets to narrowly escape a second-round contest with Tim Smyczek, beating the American qualifier 6-2, 3-6, 6-7(2), 6-3, 7-5 to advance into the third round of the Australian Open.

January 21, 2015

In one of the best matches of the tournament in either draw thus far, second-seeded Russian Maria Sharapova saved three match points to escape with a 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 victory over fellow Russian Alexandra Panova at the Australian Open.

January 21, 2015

After opening the 2015 spring season atop the ITA Division I National Team Rankings, the UCLA women and USC men remained as the number one teams in the nation.