Australian Open 2013

Daily draw previews and results of tennis' first major tournament of the 2013 season.

Tennis' new standard-bearer


In the fall of 2010, it seemed Novak Djokovic was a victim of poor timing, coming around at the same time as two all-time greats. But then he turned himself into an all-time great.

Djokovic wins 4th Aussie title

The Serbian won his 21st-straight match in Melbourne, defeating Andy Murray in four sets.

Australian Open final: An overnight diary

The Australian Open men's final started at 3:30 a.m. ET, so why not pull an all-nighter and chronicle everything in one's brain while watching and slowly losing one's mind?

Aussie Open concludes Sunday

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray close out the Australian Open on Sunday.

Azarenka wins 2nd straight Aussie title


She doesn't make life easy on herself that often, but Victoria Azarenka is now a two-time Australian Open champion following a flawed, fascinating three-set win over Li Na.

Azarenka defends Aussie Open title

The world's No. 1 player won her second straight title in Melbourne, dispatching of Li Na 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.

Bryan brothers win another major


The Bryan brothers did what they always seem to do, win a major with ease.

Australian Open TV coverage for Saturday


A full breakdown of Saturday's action.

Murray vs. Federer highlights

Roger Federer forced two tiebreaks against Andy Murray and won them both, but the Scotsman wouldn't be denied, beating Federer for the first time in a Grand Slam event in a five-set duel that puts...

Vika and Na Li both seek 2nd Grand Slam title

Victoria Azarenka is looking for her second-straight Aussie title, while Na Li hopes to complete an improbable comeback.

Murray beats Federer in Aussie semifinal


It took five sets, but Andy Murray was able to outlast Roger Federer to win the players' 2013 Australian Open semifinal and advance to face Novak Djokovic in the final.

Fed and Murray meet Friday down under

Friday's matches at the Australian Open will be highlighted by the men's singles semifinal match between Roger Federer and Andy Murray.

Federer-Murray headlines Day 12


In a sport with almost no margin for error, Novak Djokovic dominated David Ferrer in every facet of the game in the first semifinal of the 2013 Australian Open. On Day 12, Roger Federer and Andy...

Sloane's run ends in semis


Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka defeated American Sloane Stephens in the Australian Open semifinals to reach the tournament championship, ending Stephens' storybook run in the process.

Djokovic advances to finals

Djokovic is aiming to win the Australian Open for a third straight season.

Upset or upstart?

Li Na may be on the way to her second Grand Slam title after pulling off a major upset.

Djokovic, women's semis highlight Day 11

Day 11 of the Aussie Open will feature both women's semis, as well as the men's semifinal between Novak Djokovic and David Ferrer.

Can Sloane Stephens pull off back-to-back upsets?

Just 24 hours after her upset win over Serena Williams, Sloane Stephens returns to face No. 1 Victoria Azarenka in the semifinals.

What Sloane Stephens means


The 19-year-old from Florida turns funk to fire and takes out a hobbling Serena Williams to become the first American not named Williams to reach the semis of a slam since Lindsay Davenport in 2005.

Djokovic will get major test vs. Ferrer in semis

The road to repeating will go through Spain.

Sharapova faces Na on quest for 5th Slam

Both players are strong on the hardcourt surface and will be a good test for one another in the semifinal.

VIDEO: Sloane stuns Serena

A new leading lady for the Americans? Sloane Stephens might just be her.

Federer survives Tsonga, will meet Murray

Roger Federer needed five sets to get past Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarterfinals in Melbourne, but he's through to the semis for the 10th straight year.


Farewell, sweet racket

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