BRISBANE, Australia - Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov and Canada's Milos Roanic ensured no slip ups in their final outing of 2018 by having straight-set victories in their respective first round matches at the Brisbane International on Monday.A semifinalist ...
Dec 31, 2018
BRISBANE, Australia - Andy Murray is considering surgery after having to withdraw from his only competitive tuneup for the Australian Open because of the hip complaint that has sidelined him since July.The former No. 1-ranked Murray had been scheduled to play ...
Jan 2, 2018
BRISBANE, Australia - Top-seeded Garbine Muguruza fell to the court behind the baseline in the third set before retiring from her opening match at the Brisbane International because of leg cramps.The Wimbledon champion was up a set and a break on ...
Jan 2, 2018
BRISBANE, Australia - Australian Samantha Stosur's year ended on a sour note after she was bundled out of her home state tournament by Brisbane International seventh seed Anastasija Sevastova on Sunday.The former US Open champion and French open finalist had ...
Dec 31, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - Rafael Nadal will begin his Australian Open buildup at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in January.Nadal, who will take over the No. 1 ranking on Monday from Andy Murray, has confirmed he will enter the Queensland state event, from ...
Aug 20, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - Stan Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori will renew a growing rivalry when they meet in the semifinals of the Brisbane International.Wawrinka dropped the opening set in a tiebreaker against unseeded Kyle Edmund on Friday but recovered for a 6-7 ( ...
Jan 6, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - Angelique Kerber predicted that 2017 was going to have a different feel for her, considering her phenomenal breakout season last year.It certainly started differently, with the top-ranked German losing to sixth-seeded Elina Svitolina 6-4, 3-6, ...
Jan 6, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - Top-seeded Roger Federer and second-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan have first-round byes in the men's draw at the Brisbane International.Federer might not play until Wednesday, and when he does he'll have former ...
Jan 3, 2016
BRISBANE, Australia - There may be no tougher act to follow in any sport in 2016 than Serena Williams' attempt to match her nearly perfect season of tennis last year.Williams, who won the first three majors in 2015 and lost in ...
Jan 2, 2016
ROGER Federer, seeking an 18th Grand Slam title in his 18th season on tour, will ease into 2015 with a match against either a wild-card entry or a qualifier at the Brisbane International next week.Federer, who arrived in Australia on ...
Jan 3, 2015
BRISBANE, Australia - Former No. 1-ranked Lleyton Hewitt turned back to the clock with a gritty 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 win over second-seeded Kei Nishikori on Saturday to advance to the Brisbane International final and a possible showdown with ...
Jan 4, 2014
BRISBANE, Australia - Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova are set to renew their long and not-so-friendly rivalry after advancing to a semifinal match at the Brisbane International, a key warm up tournament for the Australian Open.The pair played back-to- ...
Jan 2, 2014
BRISBANE, Australia - Serena Williams' first competitive match of the season, on New Year's Eve, was by no means perfect, but a 6-4, 6-4 win over Andrea Petkovic at the Brisbane International was a decent start against a ...
Dec 31, 2013
BRISBANE, Australia - Maria Sharapova withdrew from the Brisbane International with an injured right collarbone Tuesday, shortly before fellow Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova beat 2011 champion Petra Kvitova 6-4, 7-5.Combined with Daniela Hantuchova's 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 ...
Jan 1, 2013
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