February 13, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Eugenie Bouchard followed up her solid run to the Australian Open quarterfinals last month by losing in her first match since Melbourne, falling to Mona Barthel of Germany in the BNP Paribas Fortis Diamond Games in Antwerp, Belgium. Barthel took advantage of nine Bouchard double-faults to come from a set down and win 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 on Thursday.

February 5, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Coco Vandeweghe and Taylor Townsend will replace Madison Keys and Varvara Lepchenko on the U.S. Fed Cup Team roster for the World Group II First Round in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Keys suffered a leg injury in the Australian Open en route to her first career Grand Slam semifinal, while Lepchenko suffered an illness after competing in Australia and is still recovering.

February 2, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Martina Hingis captured her first Grand Slam title since coming out of retirement in 2013, teaming up with India’s Leander Paes to win the Australian Open Mixed-Doubles Championship 6-4, 6-3 over defending champions Krisina Mladenovic of France & Daniel Nestor of Canada.

February 2, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Serena Williams captured her 19th career Grand Slam title on Saturday, continuing her dominance of Maria Sharapova in a 6-3, 7-6(5) victory in the Australian Open final.

January 30, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The unseeded duo of American Bethanie Mattek-Sands & Czech Lucie Safarova captured the Australian Open women’s doubles title on Friday, defeating 14th-seeded Chan Yung-jan & Zheng Jie 6-4, 7-6(5).

January 29, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

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 28, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

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 27, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

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
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Maria Sharapova put on a nearly flawless performance on Tuesday, blowing past seventh-seeded Canadian Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-2 to reach the Australian Open semifinals.

January 26, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

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
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

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
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

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
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

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 22, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

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
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

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
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

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
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

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
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

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
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

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 20, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

World number one Novak Djokovic faced no problems in his opening round match Tuesday. The Serb knocked off Slovakian qualifier Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 to move into the second-round of the Australian Open. It was the first meeting between the two and Bedene showed some things that Djokovic was impressed with.

January 20, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Rarely do you see two former world number ones play each other so early in a Grand Slam tournament, but Caroline Wozniacki and Victoria Azarenka each took care of their first-round tests at the Australian Open to set up a fantastic second-round matchup between the two.

January 19, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

Rafael Nadal looked impressive in his Australian Open first-round match, rolling past Russia's Mikhail Youzhny 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 on Day 1 in Melbourne while Roger Federer cruised past Yen-Hsun Lu 6-4, 6-2, 7-5. 

 

 

January 19, 2015
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

On a day that saw a number of seeded women bow out of the Australian Open, second-seeded Maria Sharapova and third-seeded Simona Halep displayed their dominance with convincing wins.

January 15, 2015
By Andrew Eichenholz

Heading into the 2015 Australian Open, there are many storylines with a great deal of unpredictable endings in store for the upcoming year. One great of the game proved to the world that age is no barrier in 2014, while another raised questions on just how many times he could get up from a knockout punch. In the women’s game, young stars are reaching the horizon, with the superstar looking to maintain her reign.