Category: Tennis

Kerber avoids major upset; Federer into 14th QF in Australia

AP Published 8:49 p.m. ET Jan. 21, 2018 | Updated 2:59 a.m. ET Jan. 22, 2018 Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic reacts after defeating Italy’s Fabio Fognini during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)(Photo: The Associated Press) MELBOURNE, Australia (AP)…

Kerber pulls through a surprising challenge, faces Keys next

AP Published 8:49 p.m. ET Jan. 21, 2018 | Updated 12:10 a.m. ET Jan. 22, 2018 Germany’s Angelique Kerber reacts after losing a point to Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)(Photo: The Associated Press) MELBOURNE, Australia (AP)…

Australian Open: Madison Keys Surges Into the Quarterfinals

In the quarterfinals, Keys will face Angelique Kerber, the former No. 1-ranked player and the 2016 Australian Open champion, in what should be a compelling contrast in styles: Keys’s punching power against Kerber’s counterpunching athleticism. Kerber, seeded 21st but undefeated this season after winning the title in Sydney, was close to a surprise defeat on…