Safarova is aiming for a return at Fed Cup the week following the Australian Open. (AP) Lucie Safarova has withdrawn from the Australian Open with an ongoing illness. She was the defending doubles champion for the tournament. Read more
The world No. 1 will play Tomas Berdych in the semifinals. (AP) DOHA, Qatar (AP) Top-seeded Novak Djokovic survived a second set challenge to dismiss eighth-seeded Leonardo Mayer of Argentina 6-3, 7-5 to reach the Qatar Open semifinal Thursday. Read more
The Frenchman put away Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic, 7-5, 7-5. (AP) CHENNAI, India (AP) Local wild card Ramkumar Ramanathan and Italian qualifier Thomas Fabbiano reached their first ATP quarterfinals at the Chennai Open on Thursday. Read more
In 2014, the 24-year-old reached No. 8 in the world and made it to the Wimbledon semis, where he stunned Andy Murray. (AP) BRISBANE—Roger Federer, who will face Grigor Dimitrov in the quarterfinals in Brisbane, said that the Bulgarian can reach the Top 10 again in 2016. Read more
The 20-year-old upended No. 14 Belinda Bencic and No. 24 Andrea Petkovic in straights set to reach the semifinals in Brisbane. (AP) BRISBANE—American Samantha Crawford always had a lot of potential as a teenager, but the 20-year-old admitted that she can be too erratic. Read more
The top-seeded Pole will next face Anna-Lena Friedsam of Germany. (AP) SHENZHEN, China (AP) Agnieszka Radwanska advanced to the semifinals of the Shenzhen Open by beating Wang Qiang of China 6-3, 6-2. Read more
The Canadian connected on just 58 percent of her first serves and failed to convert five break points. (AP) SHENZHEN, China (AP) Eugenie Bouchard’s comeback from the concussi Read more
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) Fourth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany, the highest-ranked woman remaining at the Brisbane International, advanced to the semifinals on Thursday with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia. Top-seeded Simona Halep and No. Read more
The world's top player beat Fernando Verdasco, 6-2, 6-2, Wednesday. (AP) DOHA, Qatar (AP) Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Qatar Open on Wednesday. Read more
Problems arose in Nadal's semifinal match in Brazil in 2015, when, among other things, Bernardes gave Nadal two time violations. Read more