Posts Tagged Melbourne

Keys upsets Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova at Aussie Open

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic  bends over as she plays Madison Keys of the U.S. during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is out of the Australian Open, beaten 6-4, 7-5 by 19-year-old American Madison Keys.

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At 34, Venus back in 2nd week of Grand Slam again

Venus Williams of the U.S. reacts as she plays Camila Giorgi of Italy during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — In her two-decade career on the tennis tour, Venus Williams has seen plenty of players come and go.

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Looking back: Federer’s Aussie Open over after loss to Seppi

Roger Federer of Switzerland, right, walks away from Andreas Seppi of Italy, at the end of their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer will look back on it and wonder, just as he did on court, why he just watched as Andreas Seppi went down the line and ended his streak of reaching the Australian Open semifinals for 11 consecutive years.

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: Dimitrov battles the Greeks

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after defeating 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) — Tennis fans learned two things about Rafael Nadal. He doesn’t like sleep or math.

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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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