Andy Murray v Marin Cilic: Head-to-head

Andy Murray will face Marin Cilic in his first Australian Open semi-final tomorrow morning.

Laura Robson through to Australian third round

British teenager Laura Robson progressed to the third round of the Australian Open girls' championship after beating 11th seed Yulia Putintseva in three sets today.

Top seeds at Australian Open avoid upsets

The Australian Open is renowned for its unpredictability, but on the evidence of their performances here today the top seeds in the two senior singles events have no intention of being victims of an upset.

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Rafael Nadal endures Australian Open challenge

Defending champion Rafael Nadal endured a nervous night on Rod Laver Arena before eventually fending off the persistent challenge of Philipp Kohlschreiber in four sets at the Australian Open today.

Rafael Nadal struggles through in Australian Open

Defending Australian Open champion Rafael Nadal endured a nervy night on Rod Laver Arena before eventually fending off the persistent challenge of Philipp Kohlschreiber in four sets.

Sweet success at 16 for Robson

Laura Robson celebrated her 16th birthday yesterday by becoming the youngest British woman in the Open era to have played in a senior competition at the Australian Open. The 2008 junior Wimbledon champion teamed up with Australia's Sally Peers to beat the Americans Jill Craybas and Abigail Spears 6-3, 7-5 in the first round of the women's doubles.

Henin banishes comeback doubts

If Justine Henin had any doubts about how successful her comeback might be they were surely dispelled by her 7-5, 7-6 victory over Elena Dementieva at the Australian Open here. Henin, playing her second tournament after an 18-month break from the game, beat the world No 5 in a second-round encounter of the highest quality.

Djokovic eases through first round

Third seed Novak Djokovic overcame a spirited start from Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver to win his first-round match at the Australian Open.

Federer survives scare as Serena eases through

Top-ranked Roger Federer had some anxious moments in his first-round match at the Australian Open before fending off Russia's Igor Andreev 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (2), 6-0.

The contenders for the Australian Open

The action is underway in Melbourne and the first Grand Slam of the year is wide open.

Henin wins on Australia return

Justine Henin made a winning return to the Australian Open with a 6-4 6-3 first-round victory over Kirsten Flipkens today.

Serene Williams lets racket do the talking

World No 1 promises to keep cool in quest for fifth Australian title.

Lesser players can shine, says Lloyd

It is 76 years since a British man won the Australian Open but there will be one former player here from the country that produced Fred Perry who knows what it takes to reach the final of the year's opening Grand Slam tournament. Since Perry beat Jack Crawford in 1934, John Lloyd is the only Briton who has made it to the men's singles final. He did so in 1977, losing in five sets to Vitas Gerulaitis.

O'Brien glad to leave baked beans at home

Katie O'Brien must be thinking how peaceful everything is here at the Australian Open. Nobody demanded £900 in cash before she got on the plane; there have been no bodies lying in the road en route to the tennis centre; police escorts are not necessary; and she has not gone down with food poisoning or a tropical disease.

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