Lightning did not strike twice in Melbourne. After conquering defending champion Roger Federer, 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas could not see off two greats within a week as he was comfortably beaten by a superb Rafael Nadal, who will now compete in his fifth Australian Open final.
A 31-point loss to the Golden State Warriors (which was more lopsided than the score suggests) could be a springboard for the Nuggets’ development.
Petra Kvitova thinks "not very many people believed" she could return to the top of the sport after she was hurt during a knife attack.
Florida-born Collins battled hard in the first set on a stifling day at Rod Laver Arena but ended up steamrolled 7-6(2), 6-0 by eighth seed Kvitova.
Pliskova was down 5-1 against Williams in the final set before the seventh seed produced a fight-back for the ages to claim a 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 quarter-final win over the American great.
The search for a missing airplane carrying Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala restarted Thursday as hopes of his survival began to fade.
Petra Kvitova and Naomi Osaka will play for the Australian Open title -- and world No. 1 ranking -- after both won their Thursday semifinals in scorching Melbourne.
Sindhu, seeded second, defeated Tunjung 23-21, 21-7 in 37 minutes to make the last-eight stage of her season-opener.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri says Eden Hazard "has to do more" after the Belgian admitted he had "frustrated all my coaches" throughout his career.
Naomi Osaka reaches back-to-back Grand Slam finals with a hard-fought win over Czech Karolina Pliskova at the Australian Open.