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Osaka digs deep against Pliskova to set up Kvitova final

U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka staved off a fightback from Karolina Pliskova to reach her maiden Australian Open final with a 6-2 4-6 6-4 win on Thursday setting up a title clash with double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova.

Epic Serena win took toll, Pliskova says after Osaka loss

Beating Serena Williams from four matchpoints down barely 24 hours ago left Karolina Pliskova both physically and emotionally drained and the Czech said she was low on energy in her Australian Open semi-final loss to Naomi Osaka on Thursday.

Kvitova on the brink of crowning brave comeback

Petra Kvitova stands on the verge of completing one of the bravest comebacks in tennis after ending the fairytale run of unseeded American Danielle Collins to reach her first Australian Open final on Thursday.

Australian Open run was no 'fluke', says Collins

Danielle Collins's fairytale run at the Australian Open was crushed by the resurgent Petra Kvitova in the semi-finals on Thursday but the unseeded American said she would take huge confidence into the rest of the season.

Osaka reaches Melbourne semis for first time

U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka managed to keep a lid on her simmering temper and powered to a 6-4 6-1 win over Elina Svitolina on Wednesday to book a spot in the Australian Open semi-finals for the first time.

YouTube star Tsitsipas hopes to reel in Nadal in semi-finals

Stefanos Tsitsipas' YouTube channel is experiencing a surge in subscribers after he reached the Australian Open semi-finals and the Greek youngster will hope to add to his highlight reel when he faces world number two Rafa Nadal on Thursday.