Venus and Serena Williams were sold on the idea that they were unlikely to face each other until the final of January's tournament.
Struggling world No 1 brushes off suggestions of "panic move" and insists no animosity in decision to get a new bag man.
Tim Southee leads a classic NZ fight in the field to set up a series decider.
Former Black Caps captain tosses the oval ball around as he shares a Kiwi sporting message with India.
"I think he was quite happy," a smiling Rory McIlroy says after paying his caddie after big win.
OPINION: Boxing turns fighters into "shambling, tragic wrecks" like Muhammad Ali.
Prime Minster John Key coy on request for government assistance to Joseph Parker's world title fight
PM fends off fight taste issues in Duco funding bid saying "the point would be to promote NZ".
British survey shows fans would stop supporting team if it included a gay player.
England's coach believes Ben Stokes could become one of the greats.
NZ rugby star on Ireland test team's radar as he signs lucrative extension to Connacht contract.
Billed as "the strongest ever," the All Blacks are about to be kitted out in a new playing strip.
Six uncapped players named in 34-man squad heading to Chicago to face the All Blacks.
Flanker Tom Wood the surprise inclusion in Eddie Jones' England squad for end-of-year internationals.
Black Caps level five-match ODI series with 19-run win over India in Ranchi.
Former Lions wing criticises rugby's residency policy for making international game too "diluted".
Jose Mourinho hates his five star accommodation in the heart of Manchester.
Two more Kiwi rugby players are on their way to France.
Competition is tight in the men's and women's fields at the NZ amateur champs.
Led by LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, the Cavs treated their fans to a demolition job.
Sentencing judge made a "considered, correct and compassionate decision", appeal hearing told.
Wallabies coach off the beers, putting an end to All Blacks coach's offer of a drink.
OPINION: Government's anti-Parker stance suggests only ABs are worthy of public money.
Aussies at it again, this time nabbing former NZ schoolboy rugby star Taniela Tupou.
Rugby in China has hit the jackpot.
Roberto Perez blasted his way to a multi-home run night on the game's biggest stage.
The 60th anniversary Tour of Southland to start without 2015 winner Brad Evans and the defending champion Avanti team
The 60th Tour of Southland starts on Sunday, without 2015 champion Brad Evans and last year's winning team.
"I'm not people, son, I'm the boss. You listen to me,'' TV mogul tells commentator.
Russian base jumper climbs up a mountain for three weeks to leap from a record height of 7700 metres.
Duco Events is asking for Government funding to stage a world title fight. What else has been invested in?
Top cricketers heading to Wellington for a Twenty20 'Basin Blast' double header.
South Canterbury captain Kieran Coll and prop Timaru Tafa have made the NZ Heartland side.
Black Ferns scrappy but still far too good for Aussies in second test.
New Zealand Heartland XV coach Barry Matthews has selected 15 new caps to tour Fiji.
Highlanders and Stags sign New Zealand Secondary Schools hooker for three years.
The Horowhenua-Kapiti sevens coach is hoping to find the next big star through Facebook and an open training.
Two Kapiti players will have the hopes of the district riding on their performance at the North Island Croquet Championships next month.
Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga is looking to the future.
Whetu Douglas wins Waikato's top award and will follow in the footsteps of his forefathers if he plays for NZ Maori.
New team to compete in New Zealand's national netball league revealed.
As he picks an AB to make it in NFL, he reveals America never appreciated his pedigree.
The Wellington Phoenix defender does not expect another defensive lapse like the one which let Sydney FC steal all three points on Sunday.
Kiwi golfer has work to do to top the standings on the LPGA Tour as her Thai rival turns up the heat.
Tasman talisman Marty Banks is hoping to go out in style in his 40th and final game for the Makos.
Hard line needed on homophobia and discrimination in NZ sport, study finds.
NZ's NBA star on the precipice of a breakthrough season and a mega contract worth over $140m.
Roosters prop not shying away from his poor record with the Kiwis.
All Whites striker Chris Wood scores crucial goal to help send Leeds United to League Cup quarterfinals
All White's goal sets up win to lead EFL side into League Cup quarterfinals for the second time in 20 years.
Next stop for Johnny McNicholl is Wales. First, though, he wants to win another title with Canterbury.
Former Olympic and World Cup umpire named CEO of Swiss-based International Hockey Federation.
NZ Football disappointment as top goalkeeper arrested following a car crash in the US.