Another generation of players is lining up to challenge the Big Four’s reign at the top of men’s tennis
The first Grand Slam of the season, the Australian Open, starts later this month
It was a case of too much too soon for publicity-shy Australian. Now, he tells Paul Newman in Sydney, he’s reaping the rewards of his compatriot Kyrgios’ penchant for the spotlight
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Semi-final thrashing came after Na saw off 19-year-old sensation Eugenie Bouchard with the pair set to collide on Saturday
Williams admitted that she has thought about ending her absence from the March tournament having purposely avoided it after alleged heckling and racial abuse
Coming from Old Stoneface himself, this was praise indeed for Andy Murray. "He is hitting the ball great," Ivan Lendl, the Scot's coach said. "I think he has played enough matches now. I am not concerned about that."
The Chinesewoman's semi-finals opponent will be Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard
The Williams sisters have not played there since 2001, but the world Number One admits the Mandela biopic Long Walk to Freedom has made her reconsider
The hottest day of the Australian Open so far finally saw play suspended but only after a succession of players suffered in the 43C heat. One of the worst affected was Jamie Murray, who experienced painful body cramps for several hours after winning his doubles match.
Williams admits she is not looking forward to the expected heat that will hit the first week of the opening Grand Slam of 2014
Laura Robson will face Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens in the women's draw
The world number one is bidding to win only her second singles title at Roland Garros
Pair reach the third round of the BNP Paribas Open
British number one was below par against Irina-Camelia Begu
David Ferrer was already one of his sport's most dogged competitors but the prospect of succeeding Rafael Nadal as world No 4 appears to have underlined his never-say-die approach.