Sport Tennis - Halep roars back to dismantle Pliskova 2018-01-24T09:42:21.000000000+00:00 MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Top seed Simona Halep recovered from a slow start before racing away to a 6-3 6-2 victory over big-serving Czech sixth seed Karolina Pliskova in their Australian Open quarter-final on Wednesday. Emotional Groth farewells Australian Open 2018-01-24T09:14:17.000000000+00:00 Sam Groth and Lleyton Hewitt have been beaten in their Australian Open doubles quarter-final by Colombian duo Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah. Tennis - Steely Edmund keeps it simple as final beckons 2018-01-24T09:08:18.000000000+00:00 MELBOURNE (Reuters) - They say you can take the man out of Yorkshire but cannot take Yorkshire out of the man and while Kyle Edmund now lives in the Bahamas his no-nonsense style of tennis would have the locals back home nodding in approval. Saha backs Lukaku to be more consistent next season 2018-01-24T08:54:23.000000000+00:00 MUMBAI (Reuters) - Romelu Lukaku has the ability to rip apart defences but the Belgian marksman may need a year under his belt at Manchester United to be more consistent, the Premier League club's former striker Louis Saha has told Reuters. Tennis - Volatile times ahead as slams plan return to 16 seeds 2018-01-24T08:28:18.000000000+00:00 MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Roger Federer took on Tomas Berdych in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Wednesday, a blockbuster clash at the business end of a grand slam event. Spurs spoil LeBron's NBA milestone night 2018-01-24T08:18:18.000000000+00:00 Patty Mills has played a role in sending LeBron James and Cleveland packing on the night The King scored his 30,000th career point in the NBA. Richardson released to play for Scorchers 2018-01-24T07:58:15.000000000+00:00 Jhye Richardson will play in Perth's top-of-the-table BBL match against the Adelaide Strikers, with national selectors allowing him to fly home for the game. Chung into Australian Open semi-finals 2018-01-24T07:46:17.000000000+00:00 South Korean sensation Hyeon Chung has continued his dream Australian Open run with a straight-sets quarter-final win over unseeded American Tennys Sandgren. Moss leaves Cronulla for Titans NRL role 2018-01-24T07:12:18.000000000+00:00 Gold Coast have lured Cronulla head of football Phil Moss to the NRL club. Halep clubs Pliskova to reach Open semis 2018-01-24T07:00:25.000000000+00:00 Top seed Simona Halep has set up a heavyweight Australian Open semi-final with a straight-sets win over Karolina Pliskova.