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Thigh strain forces Nadal out of Brisbane tournament

Jan 02, 2019 - 6:50 PM

The world No. 2 withdraws to ensure he would be fit to play in the Australian Open

SIDELINED. Rafael Nadal is once again bitten by the injury bug. File photo by Oscar del Pozo


Osaka cruises as Konta sends Stephens packing

Jan 01, 2019 - 9:14 PM

Osaka and Konta both advance to the quarterfinals of the Brisbane International

WINNING COLUMN. Naomi Osaka starts the new year on the right track. File photo Roslan Rahman/AFP


Murray upbeat after winning start in Brisbane

Jan 01, 2019 - 7:04 PM

Sidelined from competitive play since the China Open in September, the former world No. 1 is slowly returning to his old form

RIGHT TRACK. Andy Murray begins the year on a winning note. File photo by Gyln Kirk/AFP


Murray happy with decision not to quit tennis

Dec 28, 2018 - 8:14 PM

The former world No. 1 misses 11 months of the year due to a hip injury

RIGHT CHOICE. Andy Murray says he would be full of regret had he decided to stop playing 6 months ago. Photo by Gyln Kirk/AFP


Venus Williams suffers first round shock at Australian Open

Jan 19, 2016 - 6:32 PM

Venus Williams 69th Grand Slam came to a premature halt in the first round against rising young British player Johanna Konta

AUSTRALIAN EXIT. Venus Williams, 35, was bounced from the 2016 Australian Open by an upstart who is 11 years her junior. Photo by David Crosling/EPA

Nadal crashes out of Australian Open in first round

Jan 19, 2016 - 6:15 PM

It was one of the worst ever Grand Slam performances for Nadal who also lost in the 2013 Wimbledon first round and has not won a major title since the 2014 French Open

FIRST ROUND KO. Rafael Nadal, ranked no. 5 in the world, saw his 2016 Australian Open end earlier than he expected. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler