Australian Open 2015: Serena Williams vs Madison Keys match preview

A look ahead to the semi-final match in women’s singles

Andy Murray vs Tomas Berdych: Australian Open 2015 match preview

A look ahead to the semi-final match in the men's singles

Australian Open 2015: Watch highlights of Stan Wawrinka's defeat of Kei Nishikori

Video: Watch the latest highlights from this year's tournament Melbourne

Novak Djokovic (L) speaks with Canada's Milos Raonic after victory

Australian Open 2015: Novak Djokovic sets up Stan Wawrinka semi-final after easy win over Milos Raonic

World No 1 faces the defending champion for a place in the final

Stan Wawrinka

Australian Open 2015: Stan Wawrinka defeats Kei Nishikori to keep title defence on track

Defending champion won 6-3 6-4 7-6 (8/6)

Madison Keys

Australian Open 2015: Madison Keys sets up Serena semi-final after beating Venus Williams

Teenager came through 6-3, 4-6, 6-4

Maria Sharapova celebrates victory over Eugenie Bouchard in the Australian Open quarter-finals

Australian Open 2015: Maria Sharapova reveals her father’s pep talks keep her sharp

Sharapova's father Yuri has choice words to motivate the world No 2

Andy Murray vs Tomas Berydch: Murray cool over reunion with coach Dani Vallverdu at the Australian Open

Scot sets up semi-final showdown with Berdych and his old friend Vallverdu

Dominika Cibulkova and Serena Williams

Australian Open 2015: Serena Williams vs Dominika Cibulkova match preview

A look ahead to the quarter-final match in women’s singles

Novak Djokovic and Milos Raonic

Australian Open 2015: Novak Djokovic vs Milos Raonic match preview

A look ahead to the quarter-final match in the men’s singles

Tomas Berdych shakes hands with Rafael Nadal after knocking the Spaniard out of the Australian Open

Australian Open 2015: Watch highlights of Tomas Berdych's shock victory over Rafael Nadal

Video: Watch the latest highlights from this year's tournament Melbourne

Andy Murray celebrates the victory over Nick Kyrgios in the Australian Open quarter-finals

Australian Open 2015: Watch highlights as Andy Murray defeats Nick Kyrgios

Video: Watch the latest highlights from this year's tournament Melbourne

Andy Murray celebrates a point against Nick Kyrgios

Andy Murray vs Nick Kyrgios match report: Murray defeats home favourite to reach Australian Open 2015 semi-finals

Murray cruised past Kyrgios 6-3, 7-6, 6-3 to book his place in the last four

Australian Open 2015: Watch highlights as Maria Sharapova and Ekaterina Makarova prepare to meet in semi-finals

Video: Watch the latest highlights from this year's tournament Melbourne

Maria Sharapova celebrates victory over Eugenie Bouchard in the Australian Open quarter-finals

Australian Open 2015: Maria Sharapova breezes past Eugenie Bouchard to set-up semi-final clash with Ekaterina Makarova

Sharapova needed just 78 minutes to beat Bouchard 6-3, 6-2 while Makarova knocked out Simona Halep 6-4, 6-0

Sport
Formula 1LIVEBahrain Grand Prix: Follow lap-by-lap updates from the Bahrain International Circuit
Sport
Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying: Lewis Hamilton had never been on pole at the Bahrain Grand Prix before
Sport
Wesley Fofana celebrates after scoring the only try of the match
Rugby UnionREPORTClermont Auvergne 13 Saracens 9: French side gain revenge for last year's semi-final mauling
Sport
Mike Brown of England receives medical attention during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Italy at Twickenham
COMMENT Two current high-profile cases show concussion is at last being taken seriously, writes Hugh Godwin
Sport
SportFor years almost everyone in British sport hated talking about politics. But this general election may be seeing the dawn of a new era. Ian Herbert reports
Sport
cricketAlastair Cook must start scoring centuries in this series if he is to continue as England’s captain
Sport
Famous name does not affect Fabian as he forges career at Kent – or his brother Julius in music
Sport
Tennis Monte Carlo Masters: Novak Djokovic struck the first significant blow of the clay-court season
Sport
Floyd Mayweather hits the speed bag as he poses for photographers ahead of the big fight
BoxingREVEALED Steve Bunce on the Vegas farce that is robbing boxing fans from seeing the megafight
Sport
Jason Holder celebrates reaching his maiden Test century
CricketREPORT England miss out on first Test victory over the West Indies by three wickets
Sport
James Anderson celebrates becoming England's leading Test wicket-taker
James Anderson has beaten Ian Botham's record Test-wicket haul for England after dismissing Dinsh Ramdin as his 384th victim
Sport
Alastair Cook looks on after being caught for 13
From Alastair Cook's form to James Anderson and the rest of the bowling attack
Sport
Aaron Hernandez in action for New England Partiots in the NFL
NFLEx-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez was as violent off the field as he was on it. Tim Walker reports on the $40m athlete’s alleged involvement in a string of crimes dating back to 2007
Sport
Luke Rockhold kicks Michael Bisping
UFCEXCLUSIVE COLUMN UFC star Dan Hardy looks ahead to this weekend's clash in New Jersey
Sport
Fifa president Sepp Blatter
FOOTBALLCOMMENT Sepp Blatter, lord of all he surveys at Fifa but hardly the Light of the World, says Tom Peck
Sport
Derry Mathews, tops the bill in his home town of Liverpool tomorrow night
boxingEXCLUSIVE ... but swamp fever is a new one on me, says Frank Warren
Sport
Ennis-Hill says the Olympics are a ‘distant memory’
athleticsINTERVIEW The heptathlete has gone from the toast of the nation to being a sleep-deprived mum - but she’s ready to compete again
Sport
Aaron Cook was overlooked for Olympic selection in 2012
TaekwondoBOA reluctantly agrees to fighter switching allegiance after he was overlooked for London 2012
Sport
Jason Holder celebrates reaching his maiden Test century
CricketREPORT England miss out on first Test victory over the West Indies by three wickets
Sport
James Anderson celebrates becoming England's leading Test wicket-taker
James Anderson has beaten Ian Botham's record Test-wicket haul for England after dismissing Dinsh Ramdin as his 384th victim
Sport
Alastair Cook looks on after being caught for 13
From Alastair Cook's form to James Anderson and the rest of the bowling attack
Sport
Aaron Hernandez in action for New England Partiots in the NFL
NFLEx-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez was as violent off the field as he was on it. Tim Walker reports on the $40m athlete’s alleged involvement in a string of crimes dating back to 2007
Sport
Luke Rockhold kicks Michael Bisping
UFCEXCLUSIVE COLUMN UFC star Dan Hardy looks ahead to this weekend's clash in New Jersey
Sport
Fifa president Sepp Blatter
FOOTBALLCOMMENT Sepp Blatter, lord of all he surveys at Fifa but hardly the Light of the World, says Tom Peck
Sport
Derry Mathews, tops the bill in his home town of Liverpool tomorrow night
boxingEXCLUSIVE ... but swamp fever is a new one on me, says Frank Warren
Sport
Ennis-Hill says the Olympics are a ‘distant memory’
athleticsINTERVIEW The heptathlete has gone from the toast of the nation to being a sleep-deprived mum - but she’s ready to compete again
Sport
Aaron Cook was overlooked for Olympic selection in 2012
TaekwondoBOA reluctantly agrees to fighter switching allegiance after he was overlooked for London 2012
  • Get to the point
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

Career Services
Featured Advertorials

Day In a Page

NHS struggling to monitor the safety and efficacy of its services outsourced to private providers

Who's monitoring the outsourced NHS services?

A report finds that private firms are not being properly assessed for their quality of care
Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

The Tory MP said he did not want to stand again unless his party's manifesto ruled out a third runway. But he's doing so. Watch this space
How do Greek voters feel about Syriza's backtracking on its anti-austerity pledge?

How do Greeks feel about Syriza?

Five voters from different backgrounds tell us what they expect from Syriza's charismatic leader Alexis Tsipras
From Iraq to Libya and Syria: The wars that come back to haunt us

The wars that come back to haunt us

David Cameron should not escape blame for his role in conflicts that are still raging, argues Patrick Cockburn
Sam Baker and Lauren Laverne: Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

A new website is trying to declutter the internet to help busy women. Holly Williams meets the founders
Heston Blumenthal to cook up a spice odyssey for British astronaut manning the International Space Station

UK's Major Tum to blast off on a spice odyssey

Nothing but the best for British astronaut as chef Heston Blumenthal cooks up his rations
John Harrison's 'longitude' clock sets new record - 300 years on

‘Longitude’ clock sets new record - 300 years on

Greenwich horologists celebrate as it keeps to within a second of real time over a 100-day test
Fears in the US of being outgunned in the vital propaganda wars by Russia, China - and even Isis - have prompted a rethink on overseas broadcasters

Let the propaganda wars begin - again

'Accurate, objective, comprehensive': that was Voice of America's creed, but now its masters want it to promote US policy, reports Rupert Cornwell
Why Japan's incredible long-distance runners will never win the London Marathon

Japan's incredible long-distance runners

Every year, Japanese long-distance runners post some of the world's fastest times – yet, come next weekend, not a single elite competitor from the country will be at the London Marathon
Why does Tom Drury remain the greatest writer you've never heard of?

Tom Drury: The quiet American

His debut was considered one of the finest novels of the past 50 years, and he is every bit the equal of his contemporaries, Jonathan Franzen, Dave Eggers and David Foster Wallace
You should judge a person by how they peel a potato

You should judge a person by how they peel a potato

Dave Hax's domestic tips are reminiscent of George Orwell's tea routine. The world might need revolution, but we like to sweat the small stuff, says DJ Taylor
Beige is back: The drab car colours of the 1970s are proving popular again

Beige to the future

Flares and flounce are back on catwalks but a revival in ’70s car paintjobs was a stack-heeled step too far – until now
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's dishes highlight the delicate essence of fresh cheeses

Bill Granger cooks with fresh cheeses

More delicate on the palate, milder, fresh cheeses can also be kinder to the waistline
Aston Villa vs Liverpool: 'This FA Cup run has been wonderful,' says veteran Shay Given

Shay Given: 'This FA Cup run has been wonderful'

The Villa keeper has been overlooked for a long time and has unhappy memories of the national stadium – but he is savouring his chance to play at Wembley
Timeless drama of Championship race in league of its own - Michael Calvin

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Timeless drama of Championship race in league of its own