Posts Tagged Australian Open Tennis Championships

No 7s, Bouchard, Berdych reach 4th round at Australian Open

Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts as he plays Andreas Seppi of Italy during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer is out of the Australian Open, his chances of reaching a 12th consecutive semifinal at Melbourne Park erased in a shocking third-round loss to Andreas Seppi on Friday.

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Nadal beats Sela, advances to 4th round at Australian Open

Rafael Nadal of Spain wipes the sweat from his face as he plays Dudi Sela of Israel during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal beat Israel’s Dudi Sela 6-1, 6-0, 7-5 on Friday to advance to the fourth round at the Australian Open, spending two fewer hours on court than he did in his previous match.

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Murray bristles at online criticism over being ‘drama queen’

Andy Murray of Britain serves to Joao Sousa  of Portugal during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray usually avoids reading social media during tournaments, but he wasted no time issuing a scathing tweet at the Australian Open this week about those who’ve called him a “drama queen” in the past.

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Sharapova easily through to 4th round at Australian Open

Maria Sharapova of Russia follows through on a shot to Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Two days made a world of difference for Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open.

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Bouchard says time to stop talking about ‘Twirlgate’

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada plays a shot to Caroline Garcia of France during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard — the unwitting protagonist of an Australian Open saga that has been dubbed “Twirlgate” — would prefer if people just focused on her tennis.

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