The Malta Independent 24 March 2017, Friday

Tennis

Federer beats Nadal in epic Aussie final to win 18th major

Sunday, 29 January 2017, 16:46 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Roger Federer won his 18th Grand Slam title and put some extra distance on the all-time list between himself and Rafael Nadal, the man he beat in a vintage five-set final at the Australian...

Serena Williams wins record 23rd major with win over Venus

Saturday, 28 January 2017, 11:21 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Serena Williams has won her record 23rd Grand Slam singles title with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over her older sister Venus in Saturday's Australian Open final. With her record seventh Australian title,...

Nadal holds off Dimitrov, sets up classic final vs. Federer

Saturday, 28 January 2017, 05:58 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Rafael Nadal took five sets and almost five hours to fend off "Baby Fed" and revive a classic Grand Slam final against the one-and-only Roger Federer. Nadal's 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (5),...

Williams sisters, Federer advance to Australian Open finals

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 15:00 Last update: about 3 months ago

It was one, two and three for the ages as Venus and Serena Williams set up another all-sisters Australian Open final and Roger Federer ensured he'll contend for another Grand Slam title. They're...

Venus Williams, Federer through to semifinals in Australia

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 12:15 Last update: about 3 months ago

It was a long time coming for Venus Williams, who reached her 21st Grand Slam semifinal but her first at the Australian Open in 14 years. CoCo Vandeweghe advanced to her first major semifinal,...

Nadal holds off Zverev to reach fourth round at Australian Open

Saturday, 21 January 2017, 17:44 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Rafael Nadal had a good, hard look at the future before pulling a few tricks from his past to hold it back - for now. The 14-time Grand Slam winner, still recovering from a couple of...

Murray, Wawrinka advance to fourth round at Australian Open

Friday, 20 January 2017, 12:50 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Andy Murray showed no signs of trouble with his sore ankle as he advanced to the Round of 16 at the Australian Open for the ninth straight year, avoiding any chance of an upset against Sam...

Djokovic out in second-round upset loss to Istomin in Australia

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 10:37 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic has been upset in a shocking second-round loss to Uzbekistan wild card Denis Istomin. Djokovic was aiming to be the first man to win the...

Murray, Federer advance to third round at Australian Open

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 14:36 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

When Andy Murray tumbled to the court, clutching his right ankle, the top of the men's draw at the Australian Open momentarily took on a new complexion. Top-ranked Murray, a five-time runner-up...

  • don't miss