MELBOURNE: Angelique Kerber stunned two-time champion Victoria Azarenka at the Australian Open Wednesday for a last-four clash against Johanna Konta, the first British woman in a Grand Slam semi-final for 33 years.
MELBOURNE: Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka remained in ominous form Monday to surge into the Australian Open quarter-finals, as Chinese qualifier Zhang Shuai's amazing Grand Slam run stayed alive.
MELBOURNE: A mid-match medical emergency involving Ana Ivanovic's coach -- who is also the father of Andy Murray's heavily pregnant wife -- caused concern and disruption on a dramatic evening at the Australian Open on Saturday.
BRISBANE: Victoria Azarenka displayed the kind of form that could lead her to a hat-trick of Australian Open titles later this month by brushing aside German fourth seed Angelique Kerber 6-3 6-1 in the Brisbane International final on Saturday.
NEW YORK: Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and runner-up Eugenie Bouchard launched their U.S. Open campaigns with a bang, blasting by their respective first-round opponents in quick fashion on Tuesday.
Serena Williams finished her last U.S. Open tune-up in style by blowing away Serbian Ana Ivanovic 6-4 6-1 to win her first title at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Sunday.