• Federer extends run of reaching 3rd round to 18 Aussie Opens
    The Associated Press1 hour ago

    Federer extends run of reaching 3rd round to 18 Aussie Opens

    Roger Federer relied on his Grand Slam experience during the most important points to beat Noah Rubin 7-5, 6-3, 7-6 (3) on Wednesday, maintaining his record of never failing to reach the third round at the 18 Australian Opens he's contested. Next up he faces 2010 Wimbledon finalist Tomas Berdych

  • Federer wobbles but roars back to reach third round
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Federer wobbles but roars back to reach third round

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Roger Federer dug himself out of a late slump to fend off American qualifier Noah Rubin 7-5 6-3 7-6(3) on Wednesday and draw vital confidence for a tough third round clash against 10th seed Tomas Berdych at the Australian Open. The 17-times grand slam champion, still

  • Comeback kid? Tommy Haas, 38, returns for proper farewell
    The Associated Press5 hours ago

    Comeback kid? Tommy Haas, 38, returns for proper farewell

    Tommy Haas already has a job as the tournament director at the Indian Wells event in California when he finally decides to hang up his tennis racket after two decades on tour. ''I would love to see (her) sit in my box the next few months and watch her daddy play and realize what I'm doing

  • Paralympic great Weir brands British Athletics 'a joke'
    Reuters

    Paralympic great Weir brands British Athletics 'a joke'

    Six-time Paralympics gold medalist David Weir labeled British Athletics "a joke" on Tuesday and said he would never represent his country again. Weir, who won four golds at the London 2012 Games and two in Beijing four years earlier, took to his Twitter account to vent his anger, without detailing