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Djokovic crushes Medvedev in less than two hours to land ninth Australian Open title
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Djokovic crushes Medvedev in less than two hours to land ninth Australian Open title

Feb 21st 2021, 12:00 PM 14,618 Views 12 Comments

Djokovic’s 7-5 6-2 6-2 victory brought him an 18th grand slam title.

Naomi Osaka continues meteoric rise by clinching another Australian Open title
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Naomi Osaka continues meteoric rise by clinching another Australian Open title

Feb 20th 2021, 10:21 AM 29,128 Views 11 Comments

The 23-year-old has become the first woman since Monica Seles to win her first four Grand Slam finals.

Medvedev reaches first Australian Open final to set up showdown with Djokovic
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Medvedev reaches first Australian Open final to set up showdown with Djokovic

Feb 19th 2021, 11:21 AM 3,032 Views 4 Comments

The Russian beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets this morning.

Djokovic puts on a masterclass to cruise into ninth Australian Open final
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Djokovic puts on a masterclass to cruise into ninth Australian Open final

Feb 18th 2021, 11:04 AM 4,117 Views 3 Comments

The world number one ended Aslan Karatsev’s remarkable run in straight sets.

Serena Williams walks out in tears after semi-final defeat
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Serena Williams walks out in tears after semi-final defeat

Feb 18th 2021, 8:18 AM 58,593 Views 32 Comments

The veteran American’s quest to reach a ninth Australian Open final and match Court’s 24 major singles titles ended in a 6-3, 6-4 semi-final mauling.

Brady edges into Australian Open final against Osaka
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# Success

Brady edges into Australian Open final against Osaka

Feb 18th 2021, 8:00 AM 6,277 Views 0 Comments

The American star edged Karolina Muchova 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in a tense semi.

Tsitsipas stuns Nadal in five sets to reach Australian Open semi-final
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Tsitsipas stuns Nadal in five sets to reach Australian Open semi-final

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 1:13 PM 5,332 Views 2 Comments

Earlier, a badly-cramping Daniil Medvedev won a brutal all-Russian clash against Andrey Rublev.

World number one Barty stunned in Australian Open quarter-finals by Muchova
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World number one Barty stunned in Australian Open quarter-finals by Muchova

Feb 17th 2021, 7:48 AM 3,387 Views 1 Comment

Muchova clinches a place in grand slam semi-finals for the first time, where she will face USA’s Jennifer Brady.

Djokovic battles through the pain barrier to reach Australian Open semi-finals
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# Abdominal Injury

Djokovic battles through the pain barrier to reach Australian Open semi-finals

Feb 16th 2021, 6:00 PM 2,933 Views 5 Comments

The world number one came from a set down to defeat Alexander Zverev and set up a clash with qualifier Aslan Karatsev.

Serena Williams downs Halep to set up semi-final showdown with Naomi Osaka
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Serena Williams downs Halep to set up semi-final showdown with Naomi Osaka

Feb 16th 2021, 10:01 AM 3,506 Views 0 Comments

Williams moves one step closer to a 24th grand slam title with a 6-3 6-3 victory.

Russian qualifier extends fairytale run to Australian Open semis
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# Surprise Package

Russian qualifier extends fairytale run to Australian Open semis

Feb 16th 2021, 7:54 AM 2,817 Views 0 Comments

On the women’s side as three-time major winner Osaka showed her superiority to reach her fourth Grand Slam semi-final.

Nadal closes in on Slams record with emphatic win
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Nadal closes in on Slams record with emphatic win

Feb 15th 2021, 7:58 AM 6,428 Views 0 Comments

The Spaniard is targeting a record 21st men’s Grand Slam singles crown.

Novak Djokovic understands risk of exacerbating injury at Australian Open
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# Gamble

Novak Djokovic understands risk of exacerbating injury at Australian Open

Feb 14th 2021, 4:11 PM 2,805 Views 1 Comment

The world number one defied an abdominal injury to beat Milos Raonic.

Thiem shocked as Osaka, Williams survive at Australian Open
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Thiem shocked as Osaka, Williams survive at Australian Open

Feb 14th 2021, 9:49 AM 7,118 Views 0 Comments

Thiem fell to Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrovin in straight sets.

Daniil Medvedev claims first five-set win of his career despite coach walk out
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# Madvedev

Daniil Medvedev claims first five-set win of his career despite coach walk out

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 11:45 AM 5,137 Views 4 Comments

Fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas had a much easier time of it against Swede Mikael Ymer, winning 6-4 6-1 6-1.

Injury may force Novak Djokovic to withdraw from Australian Open
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# Tough To Stomach

Injury may force Novak Djokovic to withdraw from Australian Open

Feb 13th 2021, 9:54 AM 3,261 Views 4 Comments

The injury came during a bizarre third-round encounter which was suspended to clear fans before the state-wide lockdown began at midnight.

Thiem comes back from two sets down to silence Kyrgios in Australian Open epic
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Thiem comes back from two sets down to silence Kyrgios in Australian Open epic

Feb 12th 2021, 12:47 PM 4,828 Views 1 Comment

The Austrian won in five sets — 4-6 4-6 6-3 6-4 6-4.

Serena Williams wins her 90th Australian Open match against Potapova
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Serena Williams wins her 90th Australian Open match against Potapova

Feb 12th 2021, 10:23 AM 2,306 Views 0 Comments

There was also a stunning win for lion-hearted Aslan Karatsev against Diego Schwartzman.

Australian Open goes behind closed doors as lockdown for Melbourne announced
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Australian Open goes behind closed doors as lockdown for Melbourne announced

Feb 12th 2021, 9:10 AM 3,001 Views 1 Comment

The tournament will continue, but without spectators.

Rowdy fan kicked out as Nadal powers on in Australia, teenager Gauff beaten in second round
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Rowdy fan kicked out as Nadal powers on in Australia, teenager Gauff beaten in second round

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 1:18 PM 5,282 Views 1 Comment

Elina Svitolina’s experience came to the fore against Coco Gauff.

Furious argument mars all-Italian classic at Australian Open
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Furious argument mars all-Italian classic at Australian Open

Feb 11th 2021, 12:54 PM 7,714 Views 1 Comment

Fabio Fognini and Salvatore Caruso had to be separated by an official.

Kenin 'couldn't handle the pressure' as title defence ends in tears
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Kenin 'couldn't handle the pressure' as title defence ends in tears

Feb 11th 2021, 7:55 AM 3,175 Views 0 Comments

The American lost 6-3 6-2 to world number 65 Kaia Kanepi.

Djokovic survives first major test as Tiafoe digs deep at Australian Open
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Djokovic survives first major test as Tiafoe digs deep at Australian Open

Feb 10th 2021, 8:35 AM 1,538 Views 0 Comments

Former champion Stan Wawrinka missed three match points in a dramatic five-set loss to Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics.

Serena Williams progresses in Melbourne as Andreescu and Kvitova crash out
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Serena Williams progresses in Melbourne as Andreescu and Kvitova crash out

Feb 10th 2021, 7:58 AM 1,961 Views 1 Comment

Williams has only lost five games in her first two matches at Melbourne Park.

'I have to pee!' - Shapovalov throws a toilet tantrum
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'I have to pee!' - Shapovalov throws a toilet tantrum

Feb 9th 2021, 5:57 PM 8,847 Views 2 Comments

The world number 11 had dropped the fourth set of a five-set epic against Italian teenager Jannik Sinner.

History-seeking Nadal puts Australian Open on notice and Azarenka loses out 'after breathing problems'
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History-seeking Nadal puts Australian Open on notice and Azarenka loses out 'after breathing problems'

Feb 9th 2021, 7:56 AM 3,886 Views 1 Comment

Women’s champion Sofia Kenin also went through, but two-time winner Victoria Azarenka lost after breathing problems.

Sparse crowds attend Australian Open as Osaka, Williams and Djokovic safely through
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Sparse crowds attend Australian Open as Osaka, Williams and Djokovic safely through

Feb 8th 2021, 12:40 PM 4,271 Views 0 Comments

Top women’s seed Ashleigh Barty, defending champion Sofia Kenin and 20-time men’s singles Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal all begin their challenge on Tuesday.

Andy Murray fumes, blames British tennis centre for Covid case
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Andy Murray fumes, blames British tennis centre for Covid case

Feb 8th 2021, 10:02 AM 7,060 Views 1 Comment

The three-time Grand Slam winner was unable to travel to Australia after recording a positive test over the Christmas period.

Australian Open boss 'absolutely confident' it will go ahead despite Covid case and hundreds in isolation
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Australian Open boss 'absolutely confident' it will go ahead despite Covid case and hundreds in isolation

Feb 4th 2021, 5:49 PM 1,374 Views 0 Comments

Craig Tiley says the Australian Open will start as scheduled on Monday, and there are no plans to cancel.

Covid-infected tennis star 'sorry' for quarantine gripe
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Covid-infected tennis star 'sorry' for quarantine gripe

Jan 22nd 2021, 7:04 PM 12,632 Views 1 Comment

World number 67 Paula Badosa said she understood ‘the sad situation’.

Novak Djokovic insists his Australian Open demands were 'misconstrued'
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Novak Djokovic insists his Australian Open demands were 'misconstrued'

Jan 20th 2021, 4:16 PM 5,635 Views 4 Comments

Nick Kyrgios called the world number one a ‘tool’.

Three new coronavirus cases linked to arrivals for Australian Open
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Three new coronavirus cases linked to arrivals for Australian Open

Jan 20th 2021, 8:01 AM 2,330 Views 1 Comment

Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley said the safety of the Victorian community will not be compromised.

New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up
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New coronavirus cases hit troubled Australian Open build-up

Jan 19th 2021, 8:16 AM 29,859 Views 19 Comments

Two of the new cases were players. taking the total infections to seven since more than 1,000 people arrived in largely coronavirus-free Australia.

'No special treatment' - Australian authorities disregard tennis stars' quarantine complaints
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'No special treatment' - Australian authorities disregard tennis stars' quarantine complaints

Jan 18th 2021, 2:01 PM 34,014 Views 27 Comments

72 players are not allowed leave their hotel rooms for the next two weeks, while Novak Djokovic has sent tournament organisers a list of demands.

Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane
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# Flight Risk

Disarray as two test positive for virus on Australian Open plane

Jan 16th 2021, 9:52 AM 5,900 Views 0 Comments

Victoria Azarenka, 2017 US Open winner Sloane Stephens and Japan’s Kei Nishikori were among those on the flight.

Murray's Australian Open in doubt after positive virus test
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Murray's Australian Open in doubt after positive virus test

Jan 14th 2021, 11:15 AM 2,163 Views 0 Comments

The former world number one is isolating at home in London.

US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match
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US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match

Jan 12th 2021, 11:02 AM 4,277 Views 1 Comment

World number 114 Denis Kudla went on to claim victory but was then pulled out of the tournament and placed in quarantine.

Roger Federer to miss Australian Open for first time in his career
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Roger Federer to miss Australian Open for first time in his career

Dec 28th 2020, 9:06 AM 3,942 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old has undergone two operations on his right knee in 2020.

Andy Murray handed wild card at Australian Open
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# Back In Action

Andy Murray handed wild card at Australian Open

Dec 27th 2020, 5:21 PM 2,867 Views 1 Comment

The Scot played just seven tour-level matches this year.

2021 Australian Open tennis could be cancelled, organisers concede
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2021 Australian Open tennis could be cancelled, organisers concede

May 7th 2020, 11:56 AM 14,292 Views 7 Comments

‘We’re hoping for the best but planning for everything.’

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