MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep were sent crashing out of the Australian Open first round on Tuesday as a dramatic day of upsets shifted the landscape of the year's first Grand Slam.
NEW YORK: The U.S. Open women's draw was blown wide open by a series of upsets on Friday but it was business as usual on the men's side with Roger Federer leading a parade of seeds into the third round at the year's final grand slam.
World number one Novak Djokovic needed three sets to get past Gilles Simon in the Western and Southern Open second round on Tuesday, but Jo-Wilfried Tsonga lost to Mikhail Youzhny in his opener two days after winning the Rogers Cup in Toronto.
PARIS: Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic reached the semi-finals of the 2014 French Open after winning their quarter finals on Tuesday, ARY News reports. Maria Sharapova survived a scare against Spain's Garbine Muguruza. She lost the first set to 1-6 but made a solid comeback into the match and won the remaining two sets 7-5 and 6-1. Canada's Eugenie Bouchard defeated Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro in a tough three set quarter final. She won the match 7-6, 2-6 and 7-5 Bouchard will play against Sharapova for a place in…