Nick Kyrgios may have been comprehensively outclassed by Andy Murray on Tuesday night, but the past fortnight shows he – and Australian tennis – has much to look forward to.
Scot Andy Murray ends the hometown run of Nick Kyrgios in imperious style, making the Australian Open semifinals for the fifth time in six years with a 6-3 7-6(5) 6-3 victory.
Eugenie Bouchard has many qualities which have propelled her up the world rankings. But she has yet to find a way to crack the code of beating the top players when it matters.
Tomas Berdych’s contemporaries have made their mark in majors; after stunning Rafael Nadal on Tuesday, the big Czech is starting to believe he can too.
After a challenging year on and off the court in 2014, Andy Murray has returned to his creative best in the first major of this season – and looks better by the match.
A battle against form and fitness peppered with flashes of his very best; Rafael Nadal’s Australian Open was as unpredictable as Melbourne’s weather.
AO Analyst Craig O’Shannessy relishes a rematch of last year's US Open quarterfinal between Stan Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori, a match of exceptional quality.
Tomas Berdych scales new heights to beat Rafael Nadal for the first time in 18 attempts and clinch a place in the AO semifinals for the second year running.
Maria Sharapova's comprehensive victory against Eugenie Bouchard revealed a gulf in class between two players who often invite comparisons.
AO Analyst Craig O’Shannessy runs the rule over Tomas Berdych’s stunning win over Rafael Nadal, and how one tactical change after 17 straight defeats made all the difference.
Sameer Kumar had a perfect view of Tim Smyczek’s heroic efforts against Rafael Nadal and is making good progress himself in the boys' event.
No.2 seed Maria Sharapova reaches her seventh AO semifinal with a comprehensive 6-3 6-2 victory against Canada's Eugenie Bouchard. And the secret is hard work.
For many years, tennis players wanted to be bigger, bulkier, stronger. Now, following Novak Djokovic's lead, there's not an ounce of fat on most of them, and even Rafa and Roger are lesser men than they once were.
Ekaterina Makarova went into her AO quarterfinal against third seed Simona Halep relatively unheralded. She emerged with a thumping victory and a semifinal place.
In his final major as a teenager, Nick Kyrgios has ridden a wave of emotion to the quarterfinals - where an older, wiser Andy Murray awaits.
World champion wheelchair tennis player Shingo Kunieda is again looking to dominate in 2015 as the season kicks off at Melbourne Park today.
Why has Australia fallen for Nick Kyrgios? Alix Ramsay has the answers.
Ekaterina Makarova has gone under the radar in Melbourne this year, but that will all change if the Russian is able to oust No.3 seed Simona Halep in their quarterfinal on Tuesday.