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P V Sindhu, Sameer Verma make impressive starts at Australian Open

The young duo will next fight it out against second seeded Chinese pair of Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen.

Australian Open: 'Divine' Novak Djokovic up for another epic against greatest rival Rafa Nadal 

If Rafa Nadal's Australian Open semi-final win over Greek sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas was one-sided, Novak Djokovic showed he could be even more brutal in his victory against Lucas Pouille.


Australian Open: Prajnesh Gunneswaran rues singles drought back home

Reaching the singles main draw at a Grand Slam in itself is a success in cricket-mad India, which has only seen Yuki Bhambri achieve the feat since Somdev Devvarman played in the 2013 US Open.

Simona Halep has new-found confidence ahead of Australian Open 

Simona Halep feels like a legitimate No. 1 in the world rankings after winning her first major title last year and showing new-found confidence ahead of the Australian Open.

Australian Open: Roberto Bautista Agut expects injured Andy Murray to 'fight' in Melbourne clash

Roberto Bautista Agut is also riding a rare wave of form, having claimed his ninth title at the recent Qatar Open where he knocked world number one Novak Djokovic out of the semi-finals.

Nick Kyrgios 'in a good spot' ahead of Australian Open

Nick Kyrgios is in the unusual position of being Australia's number four in the men's draw at Melbourne Park this year.


Australian Open: Leaner, mature Naomi Osaka stays grounded in Melbourne

Melbourne Park remains a special place for Naomi Osaka as the Australian Open was the first Grand Slam where she got into the main draw through the qualifiers in 2016.

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal shrugs off injury concerns, pays tribute to Andy Murray

Of the many banged-up players on tour, Rafael Nadal may be the most able to empathise with Andy Murray, having spent long periods on the sidelines with serious knee problems.

Bianca Andreescu continues hot streak, qualifies for Australian Open

Bianca Andreescu has followed up her wins last week over Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams by qualifying for the season's first Grand Slam tournament

Heat, tiebreaks and Serena Williams spice up Australian Open

The year's first Grand Slam at Melbourne Park which starts on Monday features a number of innovations, including a new extreme heat policy and final set tiebreaks.

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Australian Open: In a repeat, Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray for sixth title

Novak Djokovic maintained a perfect record in Australian Open finals as he won the title for sixth time on Sunday.

Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis win Australian Open 2016 women's doubles title

Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis won the title clash 7-6, 6-3 to lift their third consecutive Grand Slam title.


Australian Open: At Rod Laver Arena, title number six for Serena Williams

World Number One Serena Williams won her sixth Australian Open by defeating Maria Sharapova.

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic roars into final

Novak Djokovic beat Stan Wawrinka in the semis contest to book a final date with Andy Murray.

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka turn on heat Down Under; Petra Kvitova ousted

Williams sisters, Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka all sail through to fourth round of Australian Open.

Australian Open: Stan stuns Rafa in final

Wawrinka becomes first in over 20 years to beat first and second ranked players to win Slam after getting past injured Nadal.


Australian Open: Ruthless Rafael Nadal dominates Roger Federer

Rafael Nadal dominated proceedings in the semis, and marched into the final.

Australian Open: Defending champ crashes out

Defending champion Novak Djokovic's 2014 Australian Open campaign came to an early end on Tuesday.

Sharapova shocked; Nadal, Federer rocked

Sharapova has struggled with her serve throughout the tournament and her woes continued.