2009-02-04 06:50:22 GMT China Daily
I always believe the true sport is much more than joy of victory. Pain of failure, on the other hand, is another attractive side of it. And I must say, if I have exaggerated it, a pathetic story makes the human nature of a hero perfect.
2009-02-02 01:15:41 GMT Xinhua English
MADRID, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- Spain applauded on Sunday for the triumph of Rafael Nadal against Roger Federer in the Australian Open, which is the first time Spaniard winning this tournament.
2009-02-01 13:32:53 GMT SINA.com
MELBOURNE, Australia – Rafael Nadal held off Roger Federer in another momentum-swinging, five-set final to win the Australian Open on Sunday, keeping the Grand Slam singles record safe for now.
2009-02-01 08:11:05 GMT SINA.com
Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza became the first Indian pair to win a Grand Slam mixed doubles title on Sunday when they crushed Andy Ram of Israel and Frenchwoman Nathalie Dechy 6-3, 6-1.
2009-02-01 14:34:59 GMT Xinhua English
MELBOURNE, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- World number one Rafael Nadal won his first Australian Open title after outplaying world number two Roger Federer in the men's final on Sunday.
2009-02-01 08:07:22 GMT SINA.com
Bob and Mike Bryan won their seventh Grand Slam doubles title Saturday when they bounced back to crush Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles 2-6, 7-5, 6-0 in the Australian Open final.
2009-01-28 13:58:41 GMT Xinhua English
MELBOURNE, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- World number one Rafael Nadal and countryman Fernando Verdasco both triumphed over French opponents in the quarterfinals on Wednesday for an all-Spanish men's singles semifinal at the Australian Open.
2009-01-27 14:42:27 GMT Xinhua English
MELBOURNE, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- American Andy Roddick made his way safely into the Australian Open semifinals for the fourth time, leading defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-2, 2-1 when the Serbian retired on a sweltering Tuesday in Melbourne.
2009-02-01 08:09:29 GMT SINA.com
An exhausted Dinara Safina has vowed to pick herself up and bounce back after being thrashed by Serena Williams in one of the most lop-sided women's Grand Slam finals in history.
2009-02-01 08:04:20 GMT SINA.com
Serena and Venus Williams won their eighth Grand Slam doubles title when they beat Ai Sugiyama and Daniela Hantuchova at the Australian Open on Friday, and said they were hungry for more.
2009-01-31 14:28:48 GMT Xinhua English
MELBOURNE, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- Third seed Dinara Safina said she was trying to stay positive despite an embarrassingly lopsided final loss to American Serena Williams at the Australian Open on Saturday.
2009-02-01 07:34:14 GMT Xinhua English
Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the United States pose with the trophy during the awarding ceremony for the men's doubles at Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Jan. 31, 2009. The Bryans defeated India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Bahamas' Mark Knowles 2-1 to win the title.
2009-01-25 02:26:10 GMT Xinhua English
Rafael Nadal of Spain serves during the men's singles third round match against Tommy Haas of Germany at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Jan. 24, 2009. Nadal defeats Haas 6-4 6-2 6-2.
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