A Sydney-born British star is all that stands in the way of Agnieszka Radwanska lifting her second Sydney International crown.
Radwanska on Friday night will face off against world No.9 Johanna Konta, just three months after easily toppling her in the decider of the China Open in Beijing.
A long injury layoff and a fall in the rankings have created a tougher draw for 17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer at the Australian Open.
The Australian Open tends to stick with the rankings when its seeds 32 players in each of the men's and women's 128-player singles draws …
Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka will be missing when Switzerland travels to the United States for the Davis Cup next month.
The Swiss tennis federation named a team Thursday headed by Marco Chiudinelli, a childhood friend of Federer who is ranked No. 128.
Neither Federer nor Wawrinka was expected to …