MELBOURNE, Jan 21, 2010 (AFP) - Former champion Novak Djokovic believes he can only improve after overcoming an early stumble to get past dogged Marco Chiudinelli to reach the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday.
MELBOURNE, Jan 20, 2010 (AFP) - Japan's former world number four Kimiko Date-Krumm, enjoying a comeback after more than a decade in retirement, said Wednesday she would continue playing even when she turns 40.
MELBOURNE, Jan 20, 2010 (AFP) - American Andy Roddick clashed with the chair umpire after completing a straight sets win over Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci to advance to the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday.
MELBOURNE, Jan 20, 2010 (AFP) - Low-key Russian world number three Svetlana Kuznetsova advanced to the third round of the Australian Open with a minimum of fuss on Wednesday, and that's the way she likes it.
MELBOURNE, Jan 19, 2010 (AFP) - Eighth seed Jelena Jankovic saw off Romania's Monica Niculescu 6-4, 6-0 in the opening round of the Australian Open on Tuesday as she enjoyed a low-key start to the year's first Grand Slam.
LIVERPOOL, England, Jan 17, 2010 (AFP) - Roberto Mancini is adamant Robinho still has a future at Manchester City despite hauling off the Brazil star soon after sending him on as a substitute in the 2-0 defeat at Everton.