Agitated Djokovic regains calm to see off Shapovalov challenge

Top seed Novak Djokovic regained his composure after a third-set meltdown to stave off the challenge of Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov and reach the fourth round of the Australian Open with a 6-3 6-4 4-6 6-0 victory on Saturday.The win guaranteed the Serb will remain number one in the world when the new rankings are... Continue Reading →

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Tsitsipas leads ‘Next Gen’ charge against Federer

Blessed with great athleticism and impeccable technique, Greek youngster Stefanos Tsitsipas will represent the new generation in their challenge to usurp the old guard when he faces Roger Federer at Melbourne Park on Sunday. Next Gen Finals champion Tsitsipas enjoyed a breakthrough 2018 campaign and has surged to a career high ranking of 15.Read More

Zverev cruises past Bolt to reach fourth round

Germany's Alexander Zverev brandished his credentials as an Australian Open title contender by dispatching local wildcard Alex Bolt 6-3 6-3 6-2 in the third round on Saturday. The fourth seed was tested early on his serve, which was initially off-target, but was able to maintain control of the contest with a strong returning display. Read... Continue Reading →

UK royal Meghan reveals she’s six months pregnant: media

Meghan Markle, wife of Britain's Prince Harry, told royal well-wishers on Monday she was six months pregnant but the royal couple do not know the gender of their first baby, British media reported.Former U.S. actress Meghan and Harry married last May and announced in October that they were expecting their first child in the Spring... Continue Reading →

Better than ever,’ Paris Jackson dismisses treatment report

Paris Jackson, the only daughter of late singer Michael Jackson, on Wednesday played down reports that she is undergoing treatment, saying she is "happy, healthy, and better than ever." Jackson, 20, said in an Instagram post that she had taken a break from work and social media. But she said, "The media is exaggerating" when... Continue Reading →

Singer Mariah Carey sues former executive assistant

Singer Mariah Carey on Wednesday sued her former assistant for breaking a nondisclosure agreement, negligence and theft, according to court documents. Carey, one of the world's best-selling singers with 200 million records sold and hits including "We Belong Together," is seeking at least $3 million in damages from Lianna Azarian and a restraining order to... Continue Reading →

India praised for “perfect finish” to historic Australia tour

India's cricketers are being hailed a once-in-a-generation side as the World Cup looms, capping off a "perfect finish" to their historic Australia tour with a maiden one-day international bilateral series victory.The Men in Blue will return home to India triumphant without having lost a test or limited-overs series – a first on Australian soil.( Read... Continue Reading →

Just getting started’, says Serena as juggernaut rolls on

Serena Williams marched into the Australian Open last 16 on Saturday and warned she was still improving after taking time out to console the latest victim of her quest for a record-equalling 24th major.Williams swatted aside Ukrainian teenager Dayana Yastremska 6-2, 6-1 in a Melbourne Park mauling that reduced the world number 57 to tears.(... Continue Reading →

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