Konta sets up Serena showdown

Johanna Konta booked an Australian Open quarter-final showdown with Serena Williams after a 6-1 6-4 victory over Russia Ekaterina Makarova. The British number one, who is seeded ninth at Melbourne Park, had little trouble in racing through the opening set before showing tremendous composure in the second. Trailing 4-1, the 25-year-old reeled off five games

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‘Sleepless nights for Murray’

Andy Murray will endure some sleepless nights after spurning the chance to win his first Australian Open title, according to Novak Djokovic’s former coach Boris Becker. Murray was the clear favourite following Djokovic’s early exit but the Scot tumbled out in the fourth round on Sunday to world number 50 Mischa Zverev. He may never

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Tsonga shares ball girl’s letter

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga shared a heartfelt letter from the ball girl he helped at the Australian Open. Giuliana finished the note wishing the world number 12 “all the best for your upcoming games” ahead of his match against 2014 champion Stan Wawrinka in the quarter-finals. continue reading in source www.skysports.com

Raonic marches on in Melbourne

Milos Raonic remained on course for a maiden Grand Slam title with a four-set victory over Roberto Bautista Agut in the Australian Open fourth round. Raonic held his nerve to claim a 7-6 3-6 6-4 6-1 victory over the 13th seeded Spaniard and a place in his sixth career Grand Slam quarter-final. The 26-year-old was

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Brilliant Dimitrov sinks Nishikori

Grigor Dimitrov ended a wait of more than two years for an ATP title by beating Kei Nishikori 6-2 2-6 6-3 at the Brisbane International final The Bulgarian is nicknamed ‘Baby Fed’ and widely regarded as one of the most talented players on the circuit having been as high as eight in the world rankings

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