Posts Tagged Melbourne

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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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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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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With Davenport by her side, Keys hoping for breakthrough

Madison Keys of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Casey Dellacqua of Australia during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Madison Keys remembers watching Lindsay Davenport play against Venus Williams in the Wimbledon finals. Just don’t ask her for many details.

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Djokovic, Wawrinka join Williams in 3rd round in Australia

Serena Williams of the U.S. makes a forehand return during second round match against Vera Zvonareva of Russia at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Top-ranked Serena Williams fended off three set points before going on a 10-game roll to beat Vera Zvonareva 7-5, 6-0 and move into the third round of the Australian Open.

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