Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza reached a career best ranking of 3 in the doubles circuit after her BNP Paribas Open win alongside Swiss partner Martina Hingis.
Novak Djokovic may have garnered a reputation as the crown prince of pranksters in tennis but on Sunday he firmly established him as the king of Melbourne’s blue hard-courts with his fifth Australian Open title.
Leander Paes and Martina Hingis, two legends of the game, were all praise for each other after wining their first Grand Slam together as the Indian ace called it a "treat to win title" with the 'Swiss Miss'.
The top two seeds will meet in the 2015 Australian Open final, after No. 1 Serena Williams and No. 2 Maria Sharapova prevailed in semifinal action on Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.
Four-time Australian Open winner Novak Djokovic says he will enter his semi-final clash against defending champion Stan Wawrinka after playing his "best match of the tournament".
American teenager Madison Keys overcame a left thigh injury to beat Venus Williams 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 at the Australian Open on Wednesday, ensuring there would be no Williams sisters semifinal.
Novak Djokovic will contest his 23rd consecutive grand slam quarter-final after easing past Luxembourg journeyman Gilles Muller 6-4 7-5 7-5 at the Australian Open on Monday.
India enjoyed an all-win day at the Australian Open tennis Grand Slam after Leander Paes and Sania Mirza sailed into the second round of their respective men's and women's doubles events here.
Indian tennis veteran Mahesh Bhupathi, teaming up with compatriot Saketh Myneni, on Wednesday day won a hard fought doubles pre-quarterfinal match to set up a mouth-watering clash with his former partner Leander Paes at the ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament here.
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