Pliskova, Konta win 1st-round matches at…

Karolina Pliskova and Johanna Konta had their Grand Slam breakthroughs last year, and both prepared for the season's first major with title runs in Australia

The Latest: Johanna Konta through to 2nd round in Melbourne

Johanna Konta has won her opening match at Melbourne Park, beating Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 7-5, 6-2 to open play Tuesday at Margaret Court Arena

Rogers upsets 4th-seeded Halep in 1st round at…

Shelby Rogers caused the first upset of the Australian Open on Monday, beating fourth-seeded Simona Halep 6-3, 6-1 in the opening match on the center court

Day 2: Novak, Serena and Co set for 1st-round matches

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic were set to begin quests for their seventh Australian Open titles on Tuesday at Melbourne Park under sunny skies and temperatures not quite as high as forecast

Danger matches Tuesday for Djokovic, Williams at…

Not much room for error: Serena Williams, in search of her 23rd Grand Slam singles win, and 2016 champion Novak Djokovic face tougher-than expected first-round matches at the Australian Open on Tuesday

The Latest: Late start, fast finish for Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard was late starting her first-round match, so didn't waste any time in beating American Louisa Chirico 6-0, 6-4 in 56 minutes

The Latest: Destanee makes history at…

Destanee Aiava only had to hit a ball Monday to establish the first milestone at the 2017 Australian Open, becoming the first player born in this millennium to play a main draw match at a Grand Slam event

Kyrgios' new approach: Keep calm and move on at Aussie Open

For Nick Kyrgios, the talented yet combustible bad boy of tennis, it was a rather routine 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 win over Portugal's Gastao Elias in the first round of the Australian Open on Monday

New look: Murray, Kerber start Australian Open as…

It's new and exciting for Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber, entering a Grand Slam tournament with the No. 1 in front of their names

92 minutes on court, lifetime of experience for Destanee

Destanee Aiava's Australian Open lasted just 92 minutes Monday while making history as the first person born in the 2000s to play in the main draw at a Grand Slam tournament

Yes Sir: Andy Murray confident he can break…

Andy Murray has become a father, gained the No. 1 ranking and become a knight since he left Melbourne Park 50 weeks ago after losing a fifth Australian Open final

Breakthrough: Muller wins at Sydney to prevent British sweep

Luxembourg veteran Gilles Muller prevented an all-Britain singles sweep at the Sydney International, beating Daniel Evans 7-6 (5), 6-2 in the men's final Saturday

Federer to meet qualifier Melzer in 1st round at Aussie Open

While Roger Federer spent his time at Melbourne Park on Saturday talking about his comeback at a news conference, dozens of lower-ranked players were still at work trying to earn a spot in the main draw of the Australian Open

Federer: Tennis taking proactive approach to address fixing

At last year's Australian Open, the players were caught totally by surprise when a report was published on the eve of the tournament alleging widespread match-fixing in the game

Tennis stars look forward to start of Australian Open

Two days before the Australian Open begins, a stream of top players fronted news conferences Saturday to talk about their chances in the first Grand Slam tournament of the year

Qualifier Mertens is now a champion at Hobart International

Belgian qualifier Elise Mertens' decision to forego singles qualifying for the Australian Open paid big dividends Saturday when she beat Monica Niculescu 6-3, 6-1 win in the Hobart International final

Sock beats Sousa to win ASB Classic

Fourth-seeded American Jack Sock made amends for the disappointment of a year ago when he beat Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 in Saturday's final to win the ASB Tennis Classic