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Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning her semifinal match against Madison Keys of the United States during day 11 of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 29, 2015
Serena Williams targeting fast start against Maria Sharapova
Serena Williams believes that a rapid start will be key to the match when she takes on Maria Sharapova in the final of the Australian Open.
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Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates in her fourth round match against Shuai Peng of China during day seven of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 25, 2015
Maria Sharapova determined to end losing streak against Serena Williams
Maria Sharapova admits that she is desperate to win for the first time in 16 attempts when she faces off against Serena Williams in the Australian Open final.
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Russia's Maria Sharapova celebrates after victory in her women's singles match against Canada's Eugenie Bouchard on day nine of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 27, 2015
Boris Becker urges aggressive approach from Maria Sharapova
Boris Becker believes that Serena Williams will extend her 15-match winning run against Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open final.
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Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning her semifinal match against Madison Keys of the United States during day 11 of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 29, 2015
Serena Williams 'didn't expect' Australian Open final place
Serena Williams says that she is happy to be playing against the "unbelievable" Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open final.
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Andy Murray of Britain reacts to winning a point in his victory over Nick Kyrgios of Australia in their men's singles match on day nine of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 27, 2015
Amelie Mauresmo: Atmosphere "really good" in Andy Murray camp
Amelie Mauresmo praises Andy Murray for remaining "highly motivated" after falling a set behind against Tomas Berdych in yesterday's Australian Open semi-final clash.
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Tomas Berdych waves to the crowd after winning his first-round match at the Australian Open on January 19, 2015
Tomas Berdych denies trying to antagonise Andy Murray
Tomas Berdych denies any wrongdoing after appearing to make a comment towards Andy Murray during his defeat to the British number one in the Australian Open semi-final.
Jan 29, 18:35
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Katie Swan enjoying Australian Open experience
Fifteen-year-old Katie Swan admits that she is "loving" the experience of competing at the Australian Open after reaching the girls' singles semi-finals.
Jan 29, 18:21
Andy Murray poses with the 2013 Wimbledon trophy along with his girlfriend Kim Sears during the Wimbledon Champions Dinner in Central London on July 7, 2013
Andy Murray defends fiancee Kim Sears's expletive-ridden rant
Andy Murray defends his fiancee Kim Sears after her expletive-ridden outburst was caught on camera at the Australian Open.
Jan 29, 17:07
Former French tennis player Amelie Mauresmo speaks at a press conference on January 31, 2013.
Andy Murray hoping to repay coach Amelie Mauresmo's support
Andy Murray believes that reaching the Australian Open final justifies his decision to link up with female coach Amelie Mauresmo.
Jan 29, 12:47
Lleyton Hewitt in action on day two of the Australian Open on January 20, 2015
Lleyton Hewitt plans to retire after next year's Australian Open
Lleyton Hewitt announces that he intends to retire from tennis following his 20th Australian Open next year.
Jan 29, 10:19
Russia's Maria Sharapova celebrates after victory in her women's singles match against Canada's Eugenie Bouchard on day nine of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 27, 2015
Maria Sharapova "proud" to have reached Australian Open final
Second seed Maria Sharopva shows great pride in reaching her second Grand Slam final in the space of 12 months with victory over Ekaterina Makarova.
Jan 29, 07:48
Serena Williams of the US celebrates winning her women's singles match against Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova on day 10 of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 28, 2015
Serena Williams: 'I had to play well against Dominika Cibulkova'
Serena Williams says that she "had" to play well to beat Dominika Cibulkova, but insists her semi-final against Madison Keys won't be easy.
Jan 28, 13:01
Kei Nishikori in action on day four of the Australian Open on January 22, 2015
Kei Nishikori wants more Grand Slam experience after defeat
Kei Nishikori wants more experience in "tough" Grand Slam matches after losing to Stanislas Wawrinka.
Jan 28, 12:45
Canada's Milos Raonic reacts after a point against Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their men's singles match on day ten of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 28, 2015
Milos Raonic wishes he "could have played better" after Australian Open exit
Milos Raonic says that he wishes he "could have played better" after losing to Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open.
Jan 28, 12:18
Venus Williams of the US reacts during her women's singles match against Madison Keys of the US on day ten of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 28, 2015
Venus Williams hails performance of Madison Keys
Venus Williams gives credit to quarter-final conqueror Madison Keys after her Australian Open defeat.
Jan 28, 12:05
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after victory against Canada's Milos Raonic during their men's singles match on day ten of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 28, 2015
Novak Djokovic expects "marathon" semi-final with Stanislas Wawrinka
Novak Djokovic says that he expects a "marathon" against Stanislas Wawrinka in their Australian Open semi-final.
Jan 28, 11:46
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after victory against Canada's Milos Raonic during their men's singles match on day ten of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 28, 2015
Novak Djokovic impressed by his "great performance" in Milos Raonic win
Novak Djokovic hails his "great performance" after he beat Milos Raonic in straight sets.
Jan 28, 11:36
Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka celebrates after victory in his men's singles match against Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez on day eight of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 26, 2015
Stanislas Wawrinka relieved to avoid Kei Nishikori fightback
Defending champion Stanislas Wawrinka admits that nerves crept in as he squandered five match points before finally defeating Kei Nishikori at the Australian Open.
Jan 28, 07:52
Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic celebrates winning his quarterfinal match against Rafael Nadal of Spain during day nine of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2015
Tomas Berdych: 'Dani Vallverdu partnership is advantage'
Seventh seed Tomas Berdych admits that being coached by Andy Murray's former coach Dani Vallverdu is an advantage ahead of their Australian Open semi-final.
Jan 28, 07:36
Madison Keys of the United States looks on in her quarterfinal match against Venus Williams of the United States during day 10 of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2015
Madison Keys: 'Thigh problem was overwhelming'
Unseeded American Madison Keys admits that she felt fortunate to play through a thigh injury to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
Jan 28, 07:21
Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts to a point in his quarterfinal match against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during day nine of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2015
Rafael Nadal: 'It's difficult to come back from injuries'
Rafael Nadal says that losing to Tomas Berdych in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open is "not a bad result" given the length of time he has been out with injuries.
Jan 27, 08:10
Eugenie Bouchard of Canada wipes her face as Maria Sharapova of Russia looks on in her quarterfinal match during day nine of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2015
Eugenie Bouchard blames defeat on poor start
Eugenie Bouchard feels that her poor start to the game was one of the main reasons for her straight-sets defeat to Maria Sharapova in the last eight of the Australian Open.
Jan 27, 07:20
Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates in her fourth round match against Shuai Peng of China during day seven of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 25, 2015
Maria Sharapova pleased with display in win over Eugenie Bouchard
Number two seed Maria Sharapova admits that she was happy with her display in her win over Eugenie Bouchard to reach the last four of the Australian Open.
Jan 27, 07:13
Tomas Berdych on day three of the Australian Open on January 21, 2015
Tomas Berdych: 'I want to go all the way after beating Rafael Nadal'
Tomas Berdych insists that he wants to "all the way" in the Australian Open after beating Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals.
Jan 27, 06:35
Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts to a point in his quarterfinal match against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during day nine of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2015
Rafael Nadal on Australian Open exit: 'It just wasn't my day'
Rafael Nadal admits that he got his gameplan wrong in his defeat to Tomas Berdych in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.
Jan 27, 06:24
Ekaterina Makarova of Russia celebrates her victory over Julia Goerges of Germany in their women's singles match on day seven of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 25, 2015
Ekaterina Makarova claims "aggressive" approach helped her beat Simona Halep
Ekaterina Makarova says that her "aggressive" style helped her beat "tough opponent" Simona Halep.
Jan 27, 05:53
Romania's Simona Halep walks on court during her women's singles match against Russia's Ekaterina Makarova on day nine of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 27, 2015
Simona Halep admits to feeling stressed on court during defeat
Simona Halep says that she had a "very bad day" after losing in straight sets to Ekaterina Makarova.
Jan 27, 05:18
Agnieszka Radwanska in action on day four of the Australian Open on January 22, 2015
Agnieszka Radwanska: 'I failed to take my chances in Venus Williams defeat'
Australian Open sixth seed Agnieszka Radwanska admits to being disappointed at exiting the tournament having squandered chances to win her match against Venus Williams.
Jan 26, 13:15
Venus Williams in action on day four of the Australian Open on January 22, 2015
Venus Williams determined to remain "focused" at Australian Open
Venus Williams insists that she will remain "really focused and poised" as she looks to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open.
Jan 26, 12:40
Venus Williams of the US celebrates after victory in her women's singles match against Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska on day eight of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 26, 2015
Venus Williams hoping to build up some momentum
Venus Williams says that remaining focused was the key to overcoming Agnieszka Radwanska in the last 16 of the Australian Open this morning.
Jan 26, 12:16
Venus Williams of the US celebrates after victory in her women's singles match against Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska on day eight of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 26, 2015
Venus Williams: "Ultimate champion" Serena inspires me
Venus Williams pays tribute to "ultimate champion" sister Serena Williams, who she claims helped her get through this morning's last-16 meeting with Agnieszka Radwanska.
Jan 26, 11:41
Leaks from the roof of Margaret Court Arena halt play during day eight of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 26, 2015
Leaking roof causes embarrassment at Australian Open
The grand opening of the Margaret Court Arena was marred by a dripping roof which temporarily halted the encounter between Stanislas Wawrinka and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.
Jan 26, 11:28
Dominic Inglot of Great Britain in action against Farrukh Dustov of Uzbekistan on the indoor courts during a qualifying match ahead of the AEGON Championships at Queens Club on June 7, 2014
Dominic Inglot open to partnering Andy Murray at Davis Cup
Dominic Inglot admits that he would "love" to represent Great Britain alongside Andy Murray at this year's Davis Cup if given the nod by captain Leon Smith.
Jan 26, 11:12
Dominic Inglot of Great Britain and Florin Mergea of Romania in action in their third round doubles match against Bob Bryan of the United States and Mike Bryan of the United States during day eight of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January
Dominic Inglot: 'We had to be aggressive to overcome Bryan brothers'
Dominic Inglot says that he and partner Florin Mergea 'remained aggressive and pushed hard' in order to overcome Mike and Bob Bryan at the Australian Open.
Jan 26, 10:52
Feliciano Lopez in action on day two of the Australian Open on January 20, 2015
Feliciano Lopez "happy" with Australian Open showing
World number 14 Feliciano Lopez is "happy" with his overall performance at this year's Australian Open after bowing out against Milos Raonic earlier today.
Jan 26, 10:33
Feliciano Lopez in action on day four of the Australian Open on January 22, 2015
Feliciano Lopez bemoans wasted chance against Milos Raonic
Feliciano Lopez believes that he made a "great effort" to take his last-16 match against Milos Raonic to a decider earlier today, before being edged out in Melbourne.
Jan 26, 10:17
Victoria Azarenka dances smugly after winning her second-round match at the Australian Open on January 22, 2015
Victoria Azarenka thanks fans for support
Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka thanks her fans for their support following her exit from the tournament.
Jan 26, 10:06
Kei Nishikori of Japan celebrates winning in his fourth round match against David Ferrer of Spain during day eight of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 26, 2015
Kei Nishikori predicts "exciting" Stanislas Wawrinka quarter-final
Fifth seed Kei Nishikori will take great confidence from his US Open victory over Stanislas Wawrinka into their Australian Open quarter-final tie.
Jan 26, 09:58
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates winning a point in his fourth round match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during day seven of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 25, 2015
Andy Murray looking to draw upon experience to overcome Nick Kyrgios
Andy Murray admits that taking on younger opponents at the Australian Open "feels a bit different" having so often faced more experienced players in the past.
Jan 26, 09:47
Madison Keys of the US celebrates after victory in her women's singles match against Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova on day six of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 24, 2015
Madison Keys: 'It's hard to play against a friend'
American teenager Madison Keys admits that she found it hard to face friend Madison Brengle in the fourth round at the Australian Open.
Jan 26, 09:31
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