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Australian Open


All Grand Slams to use 10-point tiebreaker in final set

March 16, 2022 6:14 pm

The Grand Slam Board announced the trial move, taking effect immediately, on behalf of the Australian, French and U.S. Opens and Wimbledon on Wednesday.

View, Review: Daniil Medvedev on the boil

February 06, 2022 2:51 pm

What causes Daniil Medvedev to melt mid-match and brings tennis' prince-in-waiting down, will be the stuff future Grand Slam reams are made of.

Serbian prosecutors: Novak Djokovic's Covid-19 test was valid

February 03, 2022 10:02 am

Djokovic's media team and Serbian health authorities did not respond to requests for comment from The Associated Press. Senior Serbian health officials have previously said that Djokovic's test was valid.

Up next for Rafael Nadal? His specialty, the French Open

February 01, 2022 10:34 am

The French Open, which is played on red clay in Paris, begins May 22. Nadal, 35, has won it 13 times, dominating as no man has dominated any major tennis tournament.

Why Medvedev says he would prefer playing in Russia over Wimbledon, French Open

February 01, 2022 1:24 pm

The 25-year old Russian has probably never even come close to being a crowd favourite, although he’s had some moments of appreciation, even in Melbourne.

When Nadal’s Plan A didn’t work, he had Plan B, C, D…

February 02, 2022 12:13 pm

Spaniard’s ability to seamlessly change tactics helped him make history at Australian Open.

Proud to share the same era as you: Federer, Djokovic congratulate Nadal as he wins 21st title

January 30, 2022 9:18 pm

Rafael Nadal got to 21 first, breaking the men’s record for most Grand Slam singles titles.

Australian Open Final: Ballkids face Medvedev's wrath in bizarre rant

January 31, 2022 9:58 am

According to Egyptian sports journalist Reem Abulleil's Twitter account, Medvedev also wants the umpire to announce that whoever shouts between the first and second serve “is an idiot”.

Australian Open Final, Nadal vs Medvedev: Protestor leaps onto the court, halts play

January 31, 2022 9:57 am

The clash between Rafa Nadal and Daniil Medvedev for the year’s first Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open with both men having the chance to write their names into the record books.

Australian Open: Top-ranked Krejcikova, Siniakova win women's doubles

January 31, 2022 9:58 am

Top-ranked Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova have taken another major step in a partnership which began in junior ranks by winning the Australian Open women's doubles 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-4 from unseeded Anna Danilina and Beatriz Haddad Maia.


Nadal says Australian Open victory 'one of the most emotional'

January 30, 2022 10:28 pm

Rafa Nadal said winning the Australian Open title on Sunday was one of the most emotional moments of his career as the Spaniard sealed a men's record 21st Grand Slam title by defeating Russian Daniil Medvedev in the final.

World number one Ash Barty retires aged 25, see pics

March 23, 2022 9:08 am

Ash Barty retires with 15 titles, less than two months after winning the Australian Open, her third Grand Slam singles triumph following the 2021 Wimbledon and 2019 French Open.

Australian Open 2022: Medvedev takes down Tsitsipas to storm into final

January 28, 2022 8:53 pm

Daniil Medvedev will play Rafa Nadal for the Australian Open title.

Novak Djokovic on cloud nine after winning 18th Grand Slam title

February 21, 2021 6:22 pm

Novak Djokovic remaining an unbreakable force as he thrashed Daniil Medvedev to claim a record-extending ninth Australian Open title on Sunday.

Naomi Osaka shines at Australian Open for 4th Grand Slam title

February 21, 2021 12:22 pm

Naomi Osaka gave Jennifer Brady a lesson in Grand Slam tennis as she cruised to a 6-4 6-3 win to secure her second Australian Open title on Saturday and cement her standing as the new queen of the women's game.

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic fights back for 8th title, 17th Grand Slam

February 03, 2020 7:34 am

Novak Djokovic endured a fierce challenge to his Melbourne Park reign before overhauling Dominic Thiem 6-4 4-6 2-6 6-3 6-4 on Sunday to clinch an eighth Australian Open crown and reclaim the world number one ranking.

Surprise package Sofia Kenin stuns Muguruza to win Australian Open title

February 01, 2020 6:58 pm

America's Sofia Kenin stunned two-time Major champion Garbine Muguruza to win the Australian Open on Saturday, completing a surprise run where she has come from nowhere to win her first Grand Slam title.

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

January 31, 2016 7:38 pm

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

January 29, 2016 3:12 pm

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

February 01, 2015 4:15 pm

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