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Australian Open 2018

AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2018 NEWS

Australia Open: Chung Hyeon hoping Melbourne run sparks South Korean tennis boom

January 29, 2018 3:39 pm

Chung, who beat six-time champion Novak Djokovic in the fourth round, was forced to retire from his last four clash with eventual champion Roger Federer due to blistered feet on Friday.

Caroline Wozniacki reclaims World No 1 ranking, Leander Paes returns to top-50

January 29, 2018 1:48 pm

Australian Open finalist Marin Cilic moved three places to a carer best World No 3 - leapfrogging Grigor Dimitrov, Alexander Zverev and Dominic Thiem. 

Evergreen Roger Federer planning Melbourne return in 2019

January 29, 2018 12:00 pm

Roger Federer equalled the record of six Australian Open men's titles, held by Novak Djokovic and Roy Emerson, and emulated Ken Rosewall's feat of claiming three grand slam titles after the age of 35.

Australian Open 2018: Marin Cilic blames closed roof for slow start against Roger Federer

January 29, 2018 12:18 am

Marin Cilic queried the decision to close the roof at Rod Laver Arena for the men's final on Sunday and said it had contributed to his slow start in defeat to Roger Federer.

Australian Open 2018: Weeping Roger Federer hails emotional 20th grand slam title

January 29, 2018 11:15 am

Having regained control to put down sixth seed Marin Cilic 6-2 6-7(5) 6-3 3-6 6-1 under a closed roof at Rod Laver Arena, Federer promptly lost it at the end of his victory speech.

Roger Federer wins 20th Grand Slam title: The Swiss great's achievements in numbers

January 28, 2018 6:22 pm

Roger Federer has won a record-equalling sixth title at the Australian Open, his 20th Grand Slam title.

Roger Federer's 20th Grand Slam title sets Twitter on fire

January 28, 2018 6:00 pm

Roger Federer wins the Australian Open title, his 20th Grand Slam, after defeating Marin Cilic 6-2 6-7(5) 6-3 3-6 6-1 in the final.

In 2018, Roger Federer turns 20

January 28, 2018 6:33 pm

Roger Federer fought off a fierce challenge from Marin Cilic to win the Australian Open in Melbourne for a sixth time. In doing so, he took his majors tally to 20.

Closed roof for Australian Open final draws criticism

January 28, 2018 5:03 pm

The roofs of the main showcourts at Melbourne Park are usually kept open unless the tournament's extreme heat policy is invoked.

Australian Open 2018 Final: Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic in five sets to win 20th Grand Slam title

January 28, 2018 5:35 pm

Australian Open 2018 Final: Roger Federer got the better of Marin Cilic in just over three hours to register a 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 win on Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne Park.

AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2018 PHOTOS

Tearful Roger Federer conquers Melbourne, wins 20th Grand Slam title

January 28, 2018 6:39 pm

Roger Federer claimed a record-equalling sixth Australian Open title with a 6-2 6-7(5) 6-3 3-6 6-1 victory over Croatia's Marin Cilic on Sunday.