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From The42 Federer coasts and Djokovic survives injury scare, but it's lights out for Zverev Fed Express

Federer coasts and Djokovic survives injury scare, but it's lights out for Zverev

It was business as usual for Roger Federer at the Australian Open, but problems with fading light frustrated Alexander Zverev.

From The42 Kerber downs Sharapova in Melbourne masterclass Down Under

Kerber downs Sharapova in Melbourne masterclass

Simona Halep survived a record-equalling match meanwhile.

From The42 Teen sensation bows out of Australian Open with lesson from 'god' Prodigy

Teen sensation bows out of Australian Open with lesson from 'god'

Marta Kostyuk was in tears after her adventure ended at the hands of Elina Svitolina.

From The42 Djokovic survives brutal heat test as Sharapova shines Wrap

Djokovic survives brutal heat test as Sharapova shines

With temperatures touching an energy-sapping 40 Celsius and ice-towels in use, the six-time champion came through a tough four-setter.

From The42 Nadal backs move for financial parity but silent on boycott talk Money Racket

Nadal backs move for financial parity but silent on boycott talk

World number one Rafael Nadal kept his cards close to his chest when quizzed on the prospect of boycotting the 2019 Australian Open.

From The42 I had one foot out of the Australian Open – Wozniacki revels in dramatic fightback Ace

I had one foot out of the Australian Open – Wozniacki revels in dramatic fightback

The Dane saved a couple of match points in Melbourne.

From The42 'Are you a vampire?' - Ron Burgundy interviewed Roger Federer after his Australian Open win I'm Ron Burgundy

'Are you a vampire?' - Ron Burgundy interviewed Roger Federer after his Australian Open win

Actor Will Ferrell posed the questions in the wake of his victory this morning.

From The42 Williams and US Open champion Stephens both suffer shock defeats in Australian Open first round Going Going Gone

Williams and US Open champion Stephens both suffer shock defeats in Australian Open first round

Last year’s semi-finalist CoCo Vandeweghe also made an early exit.

From The42 King calls for Margaret Court Arena to be renamed over same-sex uproar Court Order

King calls for Margaret Court Arena to be renamed over same-sex uproar

‘It’s really important, if you’re going to have your name on anything, that you’re hospitable, inclusive, you’re opening arms to everyone that comes to a public facility.’

From The42 'The knee is fine' - After injury ruined end of 2017, Nadal back ahead of Australian Open Grand Slam Ready

'The knee is fine' - After injury ruined end of 2017, Nadal back ahead of Australian Open

The first Grand Slam of the year starts next Monday at Melbourne Park.

From The42 'I'm not where I want to be' - Serena Williams withdraws from the Australian Open Out!

'I'm not where I want to be' - Serena Williams withdraws from the Australian Open

The defending champion says she was ‘super close’ to making it.

From The42 Andy Murray confirms withdrawal from the first Grand Slam of 2018 Absent Andy

Andy Murray confirms withdrawal from the first Grand Slam of 2018

Still struggling with a hip injury, the five-time runner-up has been forced to pull out of the Australian Open.

From The42 Serena Williams suffers defeat in first match since birth of baby girl Comeback

Serena Williams suffers defeat in first match since birth of baby girl

The American competed in her first tennis game since giving birth four months ago.

From The42 Novak Djokovic a doubt for the Australian Open following injury setback Race Against Time

Novak Djokovic a doubt for the Australian Open following injury setback

Djokovic has been forced to pull out of an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi with elbow pain ahead of the Australian Open.

From The42 Serena Williams 'very likely' to make her return at the Australian Open She's Back

Serena Williams 'very likely' to make her return at the Australian Open

Organisers of the Australian Open expect Serena Williams to return from her first pregnancy to defend her title in Melbourne.

From The42 Serena Williams set to make her return at the Australian Open, says tournament organiser Comeback Kid

Serena Williams set to make her return at the Australian Open, says tournament organiser

The 23-time Grand Slam winner gave birth to her first child last month.

From The42 Serena Williams wants to defend Australian Open title 3 months after giving birth Ambition

Serena Williams wants to defend Australian Open title 3 months after giving birth

Another grand slam title would move the US star level with Margaret Court’s record.

From The42 Was Serena Williams 8 weeks pregnant when she won the Australian Open? Hint

Was Serena Williams 8 weeks pregnant when she won the Australian Open?

The US tennis star posted a photo of herself on Snapchat captioned “20 weeks”.

From The42 Federer sets up mouth-watering final with Nadal after epic win Like A Fine Wine

Federer sets up mouth-watering final with Nadal after epic win

The Swiss star beat Australia’s Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (11/9), 6-7 (9/11), 7-6 (7/5) in a thriller on Friday.

From The42 A slight hint at retirement and utmost praise for Nadal: Federer's classy acceptance speech Class This post contains videos

A slight hint at retirement and utmost praise for Nadal: Federer's classy acceptance speech

‘I would have been happy to lose too to be honest.’

From The42 Brilliant Federer overcomes Nadal to claim 18th Grand Slam Legend

Brilliant Federer overcomes Nadal to claim 18th Grand Slam

The Australian Open final was a thrilling five-set encounter.

From The42 'Your win has always been my win': Serena and Venus share lovely words after historic final 23 This post contains videos

'Your win has always been my win': Serena and Venus share lovely words after historic final

Serena clinches 23rd Grand Slam singles title in straight-sets win.

From The42 The Queen reigns: Serena beats Venus to win historic 23rd Grand Slam title The Greatest

The Queen reigns: Serena beats Venus to win historic 23rd Grand Slam title

Serena beat sister Venus 6-4 6-4 in Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena.

From The42 Set your alarm! Australian Open gets its dream final between Federer and Nadal Roger V Rafa

Set your alarm! Australian Open gets its dream final between Federer and Nadal

Nadal overcomes stunning effort from Grigor Dimitrov to book another Grand Slam showdown with his greatest rival.

From The42 Venus and Serena Williams' childhood coach on the moment he realised they could dominate Potential

Venus and Serena Williams' childhood coach on the moment he realised they could dominate

Rick Macci was not overly impressed by the pair initially.

From The42 Venus Williams' reaction to making the Australian Open final is amazing to watch Like A Fine Wine
From The42 Ageless, peerless Federer edges Wawrinka in Australian Open thriller Ageless

Ageless, peerless Federer edges Wawrinka in Australian Open thriller

The 35-year old has a chance to win his 18th Grand Slam title on Sunday.

From The42 Sister, sister: Serena and Venus set up their first Grand Slam final since 2009 Australian Open

Sister, sister: Serena and Venus set up their first Grand Slam final since 2009

“It’s the biggest dream come true for us,” says Serena.

From The42 Vamos! Rafael Nadal is back in a Grand Slam semi-final for the first time in 3 years Back In Business

Vamos! Rafael Nadal is back in a Grand Slam semi-final for the first time in 3 years

The Spaniard hasn’t been this far in a major tournament since he won the French Open in 2014.

From The42 Serena joins Venus in Australian Open semi-finals after easing past Konta Final Four

Serena joins Venus in Australian Open semi-finals after easing past Konta

The American will now face former teenage prodigy Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.

From The42 Federer on course for 18th Grand Slam, becomes oldest semi-finalist in nearly 40 years Still Going Strong

Federer on course for 18th Grand Slam, becomes oldest semi-finalist in nearly 40 years

In the women’s draw, Williams’ age-defying campaign reached new heights as she beat Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

From The42 Top remaining seed Raonic sets up Nadal showdown in last eight of Aussie Open It's A Wrap

Top remaining seed Raonic sets up Nadal showdown in last eight of Aussie Open

The Canadian is chasing his maiden Grand Slam victory.

From The42 Another Australian Open upset sees the women's top seed and defending champion crash out Strewth

Another Australian Open upset sees the women's top seed and defending champion crash out

Coco Vandeweghe is through to the quarter-finals.

From The42 Roger Federer edges closer to Australian Open glory in the absence of Murray and Djokovic Dark Horse

Roger Federer edges closer to Australian Open glory in the absence of Murray and Djokovic

Federer is playing his first competitive event since Wimbledon 2016.

From The42 Andy Murray laments missed opportunities after shock exit Australian Open

Andy Murray laments missed opportunities after shock exit

A five-time runner-up in Melbourne, top seed Andy Murray surprisingly lost in four sets to world number 50 Mischa Zverev.

From The42 Nadal fights back to down Zverev in five sets Spanish March

Nadal fights back to down Zverev in five sets

The Spaniard was given an almighty shock but survived.

From The42 ESPN axes commentator for 'gorilla effect' remark about Venus Game Set And Match

ESPN axes commentator for 'gorilla effect' remark about Venus

Doug Adler was removed from ESPN’s Australian Open coverage after controversial comments about Venus Williams.

From The42 Dressed for success! Dan Evans through to Australian Open fourth round in €15 t-shirt Good Evans

Dressed for success! Dan Evans through to Australian Open fourth round in €15 t-shirt

The world number 51 is set to pocket €155,000 after today’s superb win over Bernard Tomic.

From The42 Murray wins again Down Under as he powers past Sam Querrey Australian Open

Murray wins again Down Under as he powers past Sam Querrey

He eased past the American to book his place in the last 16.

From The42 Serena Williams forces apology from reporter who described her performance as 'scrappy' Tennis

Serena Williams forces apology from reporter who described her performance as 'scrappy'

“That’s a very negative thing to say. Are you serious?”