Australian Open 2020 Highlights: While Novak Djokovic will meet Yoshihito Nishioka, Roger Federer will take on John Millman in their third-round matches.
Elliot Benchetrit, found himself receiving social media backlash on Saturday after video surfaced of the Frenchman asking a ball girl to peel a banana for him in Australian Open.
Rafael Nadal blitzed past Hugo Dellien Tuesday to launch his campaign to equal Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam titles.
Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam title winner, was given a wild card for the main draw at Melbourne Park after her year-end ranking slipped to 136.
Prajnesh Gunneswaran's Australian Open first-round match did not go in his favour as he went down 4-6 2-6 5-7 to Japanese Tatsuma Ito.
Australian Open 2020 Highlights: Rafael Nadal eased Bolivia's Hugo Dellien in straight sets, as Simona Halep, Karolina Pliskova had it all easy on Tuesday.
Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, and other players combined forces on Thursday for an exhibition at Melbourne Park that helped raise more than $3.5 million for bushfire relief.
When Barbara Jordan won the tournament in 1979 after beating fellow American Sharon Walsh in the final, the Australian Open was the final major of the season and a largely ignored stepchild.
Prajnesh Gunneswaran, who entered the main draw of the men's singles event as a lucky loser in the qualifiers, was scheduled to play Ito, ranked 144th in the world on Monday.
While Roger Federer and Stefanos Tsitsipas eased into the second round after winning in straight sets, Denis Shapovalov raged at the chair umpire before succumbing to nerves in his first-round clash.
Naomi Osaka won the tournament's opening match for her dad at the Australian Open. Serena Williams won hers for her daughter. Meanwhile, Ashleigh Barty made a stuttering start to the year's first Grand Slam.
Sania Mirza, who won six Grand Slam doubles titles, took a break from the game after the China Open in October 2017 and gave birth to her son a year later.
Ripping forehand, court-craft and experience of six Major titles help Sania Mirza win title in first comeback event after a gap of over two years.
Partnering Ukraine's Nadiia Kichenov, the trailblazing Indian tennis player annexed the Hobart International trophy with a straight set win over second seed Chinese pair of Shuai Peng and Shuai Zhang.
Ashleigh Barty, who is bidding to end Australia's 42-year-long wait for a homegrown champion, begins her Australian Open campaign against Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko on Monday.
Prajnesh Gunneswaran had lost the final qualifying round to Latvia's Ernests Gulbis in straight sets but fortunately, he now may run into Novak Djokovic in the second round of Australian Open.
Denis Shapovalov, who plays Marton Fucsovics in the first round on Monday, said he would have little hesitation defaulting if scheduled to play in the conditions that plagued qualifying on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Sania Mirza, paired with Ukraine's Nadiia Kichenok, pipped the second-seeded Chinese team of Shuai Peng and Shuai Zhang by 6-4, 6-4 in the Hobart International doubles final.
EPA rated the air quality in central Melbourne as "good" on Saturday and the final round of qualifying for Australian Open, which will start on Monday, got underway on schedule.
Nick Kyrgios is Australia's highest-ranked player in the men's draw, but Alexander Zverev was blunt when asked about the prospect of the 23rd seed ending the host nation's 42-year wait for a homegrown singles champion.