Tennis

Australian Open 2018: How Roger Federer finds an edge in media interactions where rivals see problems

Roger Federer, who will face the media every other day as long as remains in the Australian Open, has long used the obligatory interaction to process his matches.

Sport

Australian Open: Federer Eases Past Gasquet Into Fourth Round

Roger Federer eased into the second week of the Australian Open with a 6-2 7-5 6-4 win over Richard Gasquet on Saturday evening that kept the Swiss on course for a 20th grand slam title.

Sport

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic Powers Into Fourth Round

Novak Djokovic battled with a lower back injury as he claimed his 11th round of 16 appearance at the Australian Open on Saturday.

Tennis

Australian Open: Rafa Nadal holds court before prospects battle in Melbourne

Nadal has yet to give up a set in his three matches so far and he has a similar record in his three previous meetings with his fourth-round opponent Diego Schwartzman.

Sport

Australian Open: Kerber Thrashes Sharapova to Reach Fourth Round

Maria Sharapova's hopes of a title-winning return to the Australian Open were unceremoniously crushed by Angelique Kerber as the battle of the former champions ended 6-1 6-3 in the German's favour on Saturday.

Tennis

Australia Open 2018: Novak Djokovic shrugs off injury scare to advance

After holding serve to lead 2-1 in the second set, Novak Djokovic took a medical time-out and lay down at the Margaret Court Arena as a trainer worked feverishly on his lower back.

Sport

Australian Open: Chung Hyeon Beats Alexander Zverev to Enter Last 16

Chung Hyeon became the first South Korean man ever to reach the round of 16 at the Australian Open with a five-set upset win over fourth seed Alexander Zverev on Saturday.

Tennis

Australia Open 2018: Roger Federer bests Richard Gasquet, enters fourth round in Melbourne

Roger Federer beat Frenchman Richard Gasquet 6-2 7-5 6-4 to advance to the fourth round of Australian Open.

Sport

Australian Open: Drama-free Madison Keys Storms Through to Second Week

US Open finalist Madison Keys says she's happy not to be "the drama" after racing almost unnoticed into the second week of the Australian Open.

Sport

WATCH | Australian Open: Roger Federer eases past Richard Gasquet into fourth round

Roger Federer eased into the second week of the Australian Open with a 6-2 7-5 6-4 win over Richard Gasquet on Saturday evening that kept the Swiss on course for a 20th grand slam title.

Sport

Australian Open: Leander Paes and Purav Raja Stun Fifth Seeds, Through to Rd of 16

Veteran Indian doubles legend Leander Paes and Purav Raja have made it through to the pre-quarterfinal in the men’s doubles after they knocked out the fifth seeded pairing of Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares at the Australian Open on Saturday in the m

Tennis

Australian Open: Last American standing, Tennys Sandgren stoked with ‘silly’ run

Tennys Sandgren was tickled pink by his achievement after downing Germany's Maximilian Marterer 5-7 6-3 7-5 7-6(5) on Saturday.

Sport

WATCH | Australian Open: Novak Djokovic overcomes muscle strain to beat Ramos-Vinolas

Former champion Novak Djokovic added an apparent muscle strain in his lower back to concerns about his problem elbow but still overpowered Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-2 6-3 6-3 to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday.

Sport

WATCH | Australian Open: Tomas Berdych overpowers Juan Martin Del Potro to reach 4th round

Not many players overpower Juan Martin del Potro but Tomas Berdych did just that to win 6-3 6-3 6-2 and reach the fourth round of the Australian Open for the 10th time on Saturday.

Tennis

Australian Open: Angelique Kerber thrashes Maria Sharapova to reach fourth round

Sharapova's hopes of a title-winning return to the Australian Open were unceremoniously crushed by Angelique Kerber in the third round.

Sport

Australian Open: World Number 1 Simona Halep Edges Past Lauren Davis in Titanic Battle

World number one Simona Halep saved three match points before edging an inspired Lauren Davis 4-6 6-4 15-13 in a thrilling marathon to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday.

Tennis

Australian Open 2018: Naomi Osaka ends local challenge with Ashleigh Barty beating

Naomi Osaka overpowered Ashleigh Barty 6-4 6-2 to reach the fourth round of a grand slam for the first time.

Sport

Aus Open: Kerber thrashes Sharapova to reach fourth round

Maria Sharapova's hopes of a title-winning return to the Australian Open were unceremoniously crushed by Angelique Kerber as the battle of the former champions ended 6-1, 6-3 in the German's favour.

Sport

WATCH | Australian Open: Angelique Kerber dismantles Maria Sharapova to roar into R4

Sharapova's frustratingly erratic play sees the German through to the pre-quarters at Melbourne Park.

Sport

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka ends local challenge with Ashleigh Barty beating

Barty's quantum leap from the outside the top 200 to number 17 in the world rankings over the last year had given some in Australia hope that the former cricketer might be a contender to end their 40-year wait for a women's champion.

Sport

WATCH | Australian Open: Fourth seed Alexander Zverev suffers shock defeat against Hyeon Chung

German wunderkind Zverev, tipped as a title contender, led by two sets to one but 58th-ranked Chung was unflappable and roared back to win.

Tennis

Australian Open 2018: Alexander Zverev collapses to defeat by South Korea’s Hyeon Chung

German wunderkind Alexander Zverev, tipped as a title contender, led by two sets to one but 58th-ranked Hyeon Chung was unflappable and roared back to win 5-7, 7-6(3), 2-6, 6-3, 6-0.

Sport

Paes-Raja save match-point to make Aus Open pre-quarters

Leander Paes and Purav Raja fought off a match-point to shock formidable fifth seeds Bruno Soares and Jamie Murray and progress to the men's doubles third round at the Australian Open in Melbourne, on Saturday.

Sport

WATCH | Australian Open: Leander Paes-Purav Raja save match point to make pre-quarters

The unseeded Indians overcame the Brazilian-Briton pair of Bruno Soares and Jamie Murray.

Sport

Australian Open, Preview: Maria Sharapova takes on Angelique Kerber in blockbuster R3 clash

Kerber, who joined Sharapova in the 30-something club on Thursday, beat absent reigning champion Serena Williams to win the 2016 Australian Open and is a formidable opponent when at her best.

Tennis

Australian Open 2018: Drama-free Madison Keys flies under radar into fourth round

The stakes will be raised now as Madison Keys reached the business end of the tournament, with a first-ever meeting against French eighth seed Caroline Garcia looming on the horizon.

Sport

Aus Open PHOTOS: Halep edges past Davis in marathon thriller

World number one Simona Halep saved three match-points before edging past an inspired Lauren Davis 4-6, 6-4, 15-13 in a thrilling marathon to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday.

Coimbatore

Families living near Ooty Lake demand better toilet facilities

Hundreds of families living in the densely populated residential area of Kasturibai Colony along the Ooty Lake Road near Khandal, continue to defecate in the open as they do not have access to clean a...

Sport

Who's 'keeping an eye on prospects?

Saha's injury throws open debate as to why selectors have not looked beyond tried-and-tested glovemen Parthiv Patel or Dinesh Karthik

Art

Art should be frontally open to rejection, not these critic kind of rejections: TM Krishna

This edition of Express Adda, hosted Carnatic maestro TM Krishna. In a discussion with The Indian Express Deputy Editor Seema Chishti and Associate Editor Amrith Lal, Krishna spoke about challenging the established order, questioning privilege and how art

Sport

Australian Open Round-up: Nadal, Dimitrov, Wozniacki Among Big Winners

Rafael Nadal stormed into the round of 16 at the Australian Open Friday with a vintage performance as Grigor Dimitrov and Caroline Wozniacki kept their Grand Slam hopes alive on a hot draining day.

Sport

Australian Open: Kyrgios Topples Idol Tsonga in Electric Clash

Australia's Nick Kyrgios won an electric four-setter with his idol Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to advance to the round of 16 at the Australian Open on Friday.

Sport

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal Demolishes Dzumhur to Reach Round-of-16

Rafael Nadal continued his sensational run in the Australian Open, shedding just five games in romping to a straight sets win over Damir Dzumhur on Friday.

Sport

Kyrgios, Australia's new ace carrying the hopes of a nation

Nick Kyrgios toppled his childhood idol Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to bury his Rod Laver Arena hoodoo and reach the fourth round of his home Australian Open on Friday.

Tennis

Australian Open: Angelique Kerber revival meets Maria Sharapova roadblock as Melbourne cools

The only two former Australian Open champions in the women's draw clash in round three on Saturday.

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