Tennis is one of the most popular sports in Germany. Since the days of high profile German tennis legends Boris Becker and Steffi Graf, however, interest has somewhat waned.
These days Germany's women are highest up the rankings, where players Andrea Petkovic and Sabine Lisicki regularly have success. Below is a collection of recent DW Sports articles on tennis.
There have been shocks in both the women's and the men's quarterfinals in Melbourne as Serena Williams and Milos Raonic were eliminated. For Raonic's conqueror Lucas Pouille, it will be a Grand Slam semifinal debut.
Alexander Zverev matched his career best in Melbourne after a tough 7-6 (7-5), 6-4, 5-7, 6-7 (8-6), 6-1 win over France's Jeremy Chardy. But the third round won't be enough for the German who has bigger challenges ahead.