Strycova upsets Muguruza, Zhang CONTINUES miracle run

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Third seed Garbine Muguruza couldn't find her rhythm against Barbora Strycova and the Czech recorded an upset victory which took her to the fourth round of the Australian Open for the first time, while Zhang...

Another big one for Australia: Daria Gavrilova wins 20-game third set and “wants to hug the whole stadium”

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Playing for her adopted country of Australia for the first time, Daria Gavrilova got past Lucie Hradecka 7-6(3) 6-4 in the first round, then famously upset sixth seed Petra Kvitova in the second round...

Zhang does it again! Upsets Cornet and says “I don’t want to stop right now”

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Zhang Shuai had never before won a main-draw Grand Slam match in her long professional career, but at this year's Australian Open, the Chinese not only upset second seed Simona Halep in the first...

First big victory for her new country of Australia: Daria Gavrilova upsets Petra Kvitova on home turf

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Daria Gavrilova officially became an Australian citizen in November last year and after starting the 2015 tennis season on a big note, being part of the big Hopman Cup victory in Perth, Australia, the Russian-born player...

Emotions: Zhang’s win over Halep tears up everyone, including WTA players

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Zhang Shuai needed fifteen Grand Slams to record her first main-draw match victory at such a big tennis event and today that she has done it, it came in style, against world number two...

“Shitty” start for Wozniacki, but Bloody Brilliant from Babos!

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This is a guest post by sportswriter and broadcaster David Fearnhead about his favorite matches from Day 1 of the Australian Open. Shortly before the 2016 Australian Open kicked off, the legendary Margaret Court declared...

Giorgi down, successful Australian Open start for Serena

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Playing her first competitive match since August, Serena Williams opened her title defense at the Australian Open with a 6-4 7-5 victory over Camila Giorgi, in terms of ranking the hardest possible first-round opponent,...

WTA stars let loose at the 2016 Australian Open players party and IMG gathering

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On Friday at the Sofitel Hotel in Melbourne, both women's and men's players gathered to commemorate the beginning of the Open season and have some fun before the 2016 Australian Open kicks off, while...

Ellesse & Under Armour tennis styles for the Australian Open

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During this Australian Open lead-up period, I've shown you so many WTA outfits intended for the tournament and now that the first Grand Slam of the season is just hours away, I'd like to...

Fila tennis clothes for the 2016 Australian Open: Print echoes flying tennis balls

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At the 2016 Australian Open, Fila-sponsored athletes will wear the brand’s Platinum collection with sharp, runway-inspired silhouettes. What we notice first is the print reminiscent of a tennis ball in motion, while the colorway includes...