Occasionally brilliant but more often than not a battle to recapture his true form and fitness, Rafa Nadal’s Australian Open was as unpredictable as Melbourne’s weather.
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.
Maria Sharapova's comprehensive victory against Eugenie Bouchard revealed a gulf in class between two players who often invite comparisons.
Ekaterina Makarova went into her AO quarterfinal against third seed Simona Halep relatively unheralded. She emerged with a thumping victory and a semifinal place.
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.
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.