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From The42 Kyrgios booed off court following controversial early exit at Australian Open Why Always Me

Kyrgios booed off court following controversial early exit at Australian Open

The 14th seed looked in command with a two-set lead before a familiar meltdown in the third set.

From The42 Serena Williams books her place in the second round but is the pressure of number 23 getting to her? Australian Open

Serena Williams books her place in the second round but is the pressure of number 23 getting to her?

The American tennis star has her sights set on a record 23rd grand slam.

From The42 New balls please! Tennis player takes brutal smash to the groin Löw Blow This post contains videos

New balls please! Tennis player takes brutal smash to the groin

We feel for you Martin Klizan.

From The42 Healthy Nadal looks to use Australian Open to scale rankings after injury hell Comeback

Healthy Nadal looks to use Australian Open to scale rankings after injury hell

The Spaniard made light work of Florian Mayer in the Australian Open first round.

From The42 Murray, Williams survive Melbourne heat but Halep becomes first Australian Open casualty The Heat Is On

Murray, Williams survive Melbourne heat but Halep becomes first Australian Open casualty

The first Grand Slam of the year got underway last night.

From The42 Ireland's James McGee falls just short of Australian Open qualification Disappointment

Ireland's James McGee falls just short of Australian Open qualification

The Castleknock native was beaten 7-6 3-6 6-3 by Australia’s Blake Mott.

From The42 Ireland's McGee now only one win away from the main draw of Australian Open The Promised Land

Ireland's McGee now only one win away from the main draw of Australian Open

The Dubliner took another major step forward today.

From The42 Controversial tennis star Kyrgios wore an interesting t-shirt to a press conference last night Statement

Controversial tennis star Kyrgios wore an interesting t-shirt to a press conference last night

He wore a ‘F**k Donald Trump’ top after beating Rafael Nadal.

From The42 The Wizard of Oz! 17-year-old Simon Carr ready to seize his chance at Australian Open Opportunity Knocks

The Wizard of Oz! 17-year-old Simon Carr ready to seize his chance at Australian Open

The Irish teenager flies to Melbourne on Sunday ahead of a much-anticipated Grand Slam debut.

From The42 John McEnroe says it's a 'no-brainer' for players to use legal drugs Gaining An Edge

John McEnroe says it's a 'no-brainer' for players to use legal drugs

Andy Murray had suggested that taking any drug for performance-enhancing reasons – whether legal or not – is wrong.

From The42 Capriati calls for Sharapova to be stripped of titles after drug test fail In The Dock

Capriati calls for Sharapova to be stripped of titles after drug test fail

The Russian tennis star has been blasted by Jennifer Capriati.

From The42 Nike suspends relationship with Sharapova after failed drugs test revelation Parting Ways

Nike suspends relationship with Sharapova after failed drugs test revelation

Maria Sharapova stunned the sporting world after failing a drugs test in Melbourne earlier this year.

From The42 Angelique Kerber's Australian Open trophy has finally shown up... in the post Special Delivery

Angelique Kerber's Australian Open trophy has finally shown up... in the post

Postman Pat wouldn’t stand for this.

From The42 The Joy of Six! Novak Djokovic is the Australian Open champion once again Australian Open

The Joy of Six! Novak Djokovic is the Australian Open champion once again

World number one beats Andy Murray 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 in Melbourne.

From The42 Angelique Kerber stuns Serena Williams to win first grand slam title at Australian Open Grand Slammed

Angelique Kerber stuns Serena Williams to win first grand slam title at Australian Open

The German played the match of her life in a thrilling final.

From The42 Andy Murray into Australian Open final after four-hour epic against Raonic Great Scot

Andy Murray into Australian Open final after four-hour epic against Raonic

Next up: Novak Djokovic. No bother.

From The42 20 years after her first one, Martina Hingis is still winning Grand Slam titles Still Got It

20 years after her first one, Martina Hingis is still winning Grand Slam titles

The Swiss player and her partner Sania Mirza cruised to victory at the Australian Open.

From The42 Impressive Djokovic halts Fed Express to reach another Australian Open final Aussie Ruler This post contains videos

Impressive Djokovic halts Fed Express to reach another Australian Open final

The world number one was in stunning form and progressed in four sets against the Swiss legend.

From The42 Sensational Serena surprised to reach Australian Open final Ace

Sensational Serena surprised to reach Australian Open final

A knee injury restricted Australian Open finalist and world number one Serena Williams to just over a set of tennis prior to Melbourne.

From The42 Federer-Djokovic: Five of the best from their incredible rivalry Top Dogs

Federer-Djokovic: Five of the best from their incredible rivalry

Two of the game’s greatest go toe-to-toe again in the Australian Open semi-final tomorrow.

From The42 Murray through to Australian semis - but Johanna Konta has stolen all the headlines Australian Open

Murray through to Australian semis - but Johanna Konta has stolen all the headlines

Konta becomes first British woman to reach a Grand Slam semi since 1983.

From The42 Is Federer still good enough to beat Djokovic? We're about to find out Australian Open

Is Federer still good enough to beat Djokovic? We're about to find out

“There’s a lot of tension. There’s a lot at stake.”

From The42 Umpires and line judges in more danger than Federer or Williams at quarter-final stage Firing Line

Umpires and line judges in more danger than Federer or Williams at quarter-final stage

Officials and do duck and dodge, but two of the game’s greats cruised in to the final four.

From The42 Azarenka powers through in Melbourne but only really cared about her beloved Broncos Priorities

Azarenka powers through in Melbourne but only really cared about her beloved Broncos

Meanwhile, Andy Murray beat Bernard Tomic to reach the quarter-finals.

From The42 Djokovic makes 100 unforced errors but still avoids Simon shock Australian Open

Djokovic makes 100 unforced errors but still avoids Simon shock

Nishikori next for the world number one as he chases sixth Aussie title.

From The42 Ana Ivanovic's coach in medical emergency at Aussie Open Australian Open

Ana Ivanovic's coach in medical emergency at Aussie Open

Nigel Sears, 59, the coach of Ivanovic and Andy Murray’s father-in-law, collapsed at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday.

From The42 An 18-year-old 'child of the internet' is taking the Australian Open by storm Gotta Catch 'em All

An 18-year-old 'child of the internet' is taking the Australian Open by storm

Naomi Osaka is bringing a dash of Pokemon to Melbourne.

From The42 Federer outguns Dimitrov to become first man to reach 300 Grand Slam wins Milestone This post contains videos

Federer outguns Dimitrov to become first man to reach 300 Grand Slam wins

The 17-time major winner has reached the round of 16 in Melbourne for the 14th time in his past 15 appearances.

From The42 Match-fixing claims absurd and farcical, says Hewitt Nothing To See Here

Match-fixing claims absurd and farcical, says Hewitt

“For anyone that tries to go any further with it, then good luck. Take me on with it. It’s disappointing.

From The42 15-year old Irish tennis star Georgia Drummy qualifies for Junior Australian Open Winning

15-year old Irish tennis star Georgia Drummy qualifies for Junior Australian Open

It’s the first Grand Slam appearance of her fledgling career.

From The42 Serena Williams plays shot AROUND the net in Australian Open win Long Way Round This post contains videos

Serena Williams plays shot AROUND the net in Australian Open win

“I don’t know if I have done that [before],” said Williams.

From The42 Rafa Nadal is OUT of the Australian Open already Shock

Rafa Nadal is OUT of the Australian Open already

Fernando Verdasco wins five-set thriller on day two in Melbourne.

From The42 Father-to-be Murray ready to leave Australian Open at any time Ace

Father-to-be Murray ready to leave Australian Open at any time

Should wife Kim go into labour with their first child, Andy Murray will withdraw from the Australian Open regardless of timing.

From The42 'I gave everything' - Ireland number one James McGee narrowly misses out on Australian Open spot Bounce Back

'I gave everything' - Ireland number one James McGee narrowly misses out on Australian Open spot

The Dubliner lost out 7-6 6-4 to German Daniel Brands in the final qualifier this morning.

From The42 'Sick' Aussie tennis star retires from Sydney event amid controversy Sick Note

'Sick' Aussie tennis star retires from Sydney event amid controversy

Bernard Tomic said his withdrawal was due to illness despite being overheard telling the umpire about his of lack interest.

From The42 Ireland's James McGee one win away from the main draw of Australian Open Nearly There

Ireland's James McGee one win away from the main draw of Australian Open

One step closer to a second career Grand Slam for the Dubliner.

From The42 James McGee is just two wins away from a place at the Australian Open Tennis

James McGee is just two wins away from a place at the Australian Open

Straight sets win for Dubliner in the Melbourne sun.

From The42 It's Djokovic v Murray in Sunday's Australian Open final after another epic semi this morning Down Under

It's Djokovic v Murray in Sunday's Australian Open final after another epic semi this morning

The World number one saw off Stan Wawrinka in five sets.

From The42 Murray defends fiancee over televised outburst Faux Pas

Murray defends fiancee over televised outburst

Tension between the Scot and Tomas Berdych spilled over off court yesterday.

From The42 Lip-readers wanted: What is Andy Murray's fiancee saying? Potty Mouth This post contains videos

Lip-readers wanted: What is Andy Murray's fiancee saying?

Kim Sears was caught on camera during his win over Tomas Berdych in the Australian Open semi-final.