Defending champion Angelique Kerber has joined fellow top-ranked Andy Murray on the sidelines of the Australian Open, losing 6-2, 6-3 to American CoCo Vandeweghe in the last match on Rod Laver Arena on Sunday
Serena Williams' 17th appearance at the Australian Open remains on track _ the 22-time Grand Slam singles champion beat fellow American Nicole Gibbs 6-1, 6-3 at Rod Laver Arena
Andre Agassi says the way is open for Andy Murray to win his first Australian Open and collect many more grand slam titles. He also isn't going to write Novak Djokovic off for good either.
Williams, 36, won her quarterfinal match in straight sets on Tuesday.
MELBOURNE, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Venus Williams continued her astonishing late-career revival by felling Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4 7-6(3) on Tuesday to reach her first Australian Open semi-final in 14 years.
The oldest woman in the singles draw at the Australian Open is through to the semifinals: 36-year-old Venus Williams beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4, 7-6 (3) at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday
Venus Williams has become the oldest woman to reach the Australian Open semifinals in the Open era, returning to the last four at Melbourne Park for the first time in 14 years
Jan 24 (Gracenote) - Results from the Australian Open Women's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Tuesday 13-Venus Williams (U.S.) beat 24-Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia) 6-4 7-6(3)
MIKE DICKSON IN MELBOURNE: You will find many in these parts who believe that the world No 9 has a genuine shot against the most significant icon in women's sport.
MIKE DICKSON IN MELBOURNE: After his Melbourne shock Smith is bracing himself for star man Murray to declare that he needs to spend several weeks resting, rather than make the trip to Ottawa.
MIKE DICKSON IN MELBOURNE: Nadal is through to his first Grand Slam quarter-final since the 2015 French Open and now faces a major battle against Canadian powerhouse Milos Raonic.
It's quarterfinal Tuesday for half of the men's and women's draws at the Australian Open, with Venus Williams and Roger Federer among those looking to advance to the final four of the year's first Grand Slam tournament
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga helped an injured ball girl in 2016.
Rafael Nadal talks about facing Milos Raonic in the Australian Open quarterfinals.
Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick have been elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame
Jan 23 (Reuters) - Former world number one players Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick headlined the International Tennis Hall of Fame's list of 2017 inductees announced on Monday.
Rafael Nadal talks about his girldfriend.
Italian junior player Maria Vittoria Viviani was disqualified from her first round match.