Tennis

Djokovic out of Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 19:  Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates a point in his second round match against Denis ...

Huge shock as reigning champion Novak Djokovic is knocked out by wildcard in Melbourne.

Could Hewitt be Kyrgios' coach?

A fiery Nick Kyrgios gestures to Andreas Seppi during their second round match at the Australian Open.

Who could coach Kyrgios? Tennis boss says Lleyton Hewitt is the man as bad boy racks up two more fines.

Kiwi trio learn doubles opponents

Michael Venus and Swede Robert Lindstedt will play ninth seeds Ivan Dodig and Spaniard Marcel Granollers in the ...

Making the second round of the doubles at the Australian Open came relatively easy for a trio of Kiwi players.

Outrage over Venus 'gorilla' remark

Venus Williams celebrates winning her second round match against Stefanie Voegele.

Commentator comes under fire after saying Venus Williams "put the gorilla effect" into her match.

Coaching Nick Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios faced more criticism after his loss to Italian Andreas Seppi in the Australian Open.

Is there a tennis coach alive that can tame the sport's most temperamental talent?

Orakei named club of the year

Orakei Tennis Club members Bernie Walsh, Julie Taylor, Mark Hutton, Sue Wesley, Mary Gardiner, and Zaria Keys accepting ...

The Orakei Tennis Club capped off a stellar 2016, receiving Tennis NZ's highest club honour.

Soggy end for Kyrgios video

Nick Kyrgios won few fans with his second round exit at the Australian Open.

Strange comparisons made as the tennis world responds to star's bizarre Australian Open exit.

Style police grill Open victor

Dan Evans celebrates winning his second-round match against Croatia's Marin Cilic.

British tennis player Dan Evans goes the bulk-buy route after being dropped by Nike.

Australian Open: Best dressed

No-one does power dressing quite like Serena Williams.

The Australian Open has already produced some fashion winners – and a few double faults.

Brat attack: McEnroe v Kyrgios video

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As tennis' new uberbrat imploded, a war of words with the original superbrat ensued.

Murray muscles into third round

Andy Murray holds his ankle after falling during his second round match against Andrey Rublev of Russia.

Andy Murray overcomes Russian qualifier Andrey Rublev and an injury scare to advance.

Kyrgios in bizarre collapse

Nick Kyrgios heads to the exit after his five-set loss to Andreas Seppi in the second round at the Australian Open.

Nick Kyrgios gets two code violations as he blows two-set lead in Aussie Open loss.

Goodbye neon, hello stripes

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 18:  Eugenie Bouchard of Canada plays a forehand in her second round match against Shuai ...

From crop-tops to zebra stripes, has tennis fashion finally crossed the line?

Federer into third round again

Roger Federer was made to work hard to beat Noah Rubin at the Australian Open on Wednesday.

It was hard work for Roger Federer in Melbourne on Wednesday.

Easy win for below-par Tsonga

Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga cruised through the second round of the Australian Open at Melbourne on Wednesday.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga looked in cruise control at the Australian Open.

Three out of three

Marcus Daniell was one of three Kiwi doubles players to advance to the next round of the Australian Open, with wins on ...

The three New Zealand doubles players at the Australian Open all progressed to the next round.

Kerber celebrates with victory

Defending Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber made hard work of her second-round win over Carina Witthoeft.

Defending Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber is into the next round.

Williams into third round at Melbourne

Venus Williams of the United States returns a forehand on her way to beating Switzerland's Stefanie Voegele on day three ...

Venus Williams has extended her record run at majors.

Showtime for tennis star video

Alex De Minaur isn't living this down any time soon.

Young tennis player Alex De Minaur will never live down his well-choreographed, leotard-laden initiation dance.

Sacrifices of an aspiring star

Andrew Whittington of Australia plays a backhand during his first round match against Adam Pavlasek of the Czech Republic.

Tennis player's bid to make it as a pro started with life in a caravan - now he's a winner at the Aussie Open.

'Dangerous crowd crush' at Oz Open

The crowd leaving Rod Laver Arena.

Spectator says fans climbed fences to escape blocked-off walkway after Roger Federer match.

Hunt pursues pro dream

Alex Hunt trains at the Tasman Tennis Club.

2017 is expected to serve up plenty of unknowns for aspiring tennis pro Alex Hunt.

Oz Open marathon smashes records

Ivo Karlovic spent a very long day on the court.

Ivo Karlovic blasted 75 aces in record-setting clash, which lasted more than five hours.

Djokovic passes first Oz Open test

Novak Djokovic overcame shakes to advance to the second round.

Reigning champ and world No 2 overcomes shakes to down Nadal-slayer Fernando Verdasco.

Sam Stosur beaten in first round

Samantha Stosur of Australia is beaten 6-3, 3-6, 6-0 in the first round of the Australian Open.

For the 11th time in 15 Melbourne Park campaigns, Sam Stosur exits before the third round.

Serena, Nadal win in straight sets

Serena Williams reacts to her first round match against Switzerland's Belinda Bencic.

Serena Williams improves her fantastic first-round record, while Rafael Nadal shows his ruthless side.

Serena echoes Martin Luther King

Serena Williams as she wins her first round match against Belinda Bencic at the Australian Open.

With fiance in tow, Serena promotes civil rights leader's equality message.

Aussie Open fans set off flares

Tennis fans have been banned after lighting flares on day one of the 2017 Australian Open at Melbourne Park.

Fans banned for just one day after setting off flares outside Australian Open.

Murray battles into second round video

Andy Murray plays a forehand in his first round match against Illya Marchenko.

Andy Murray records his first Grand Slam win since becoming world number one.

Kyrgios sends ominous warning

Nick Kyrgios believes he can win the Australian Open this year.

Aussie tennis star backs himself to go all the way at the Australian Open despite Federer's doubts.

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