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From The42 Dizzy, dehydrated Djokovic rallies from brink to win eighth Australian Open Thriller

Dizzy, dehydrated Djokovic rallies from brink to win eighth Australian Open

The 32-year-old had to rally from two sets to one down to beat the courageous fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem.

From The42 21-year-old American Kenin claims sensational Australian Open title win Triumph

21-year-old American Kenin claims sensational Australian Open title win

She stunned two-time Major champion Garbine Muguruza.

From The42 Dominic Thiem outlasts Alexander Zverev to reach Australian Open final On Top Down Under

Dominic Thiem outlasts Alexander Zverev to reach Australian Open final

He becomes the first Austrian player to qualify for the final of the competition.

From The42 'Barty Party' over as Kenin reaches maiden slam final against Muguruza Down To Two

'Barty Party' over as Kenin reaches maiden slam final against Muguruza

Sofia Kenin became the first American other than a Williams sister to progress to the Australian Open final since Lindsay Davenport in 2005.

From The42 Thiem ends Nadal hoodoo in Australian Open thriller Monkey Off The Back

Thiem ends Nadal hoodoo in Australian Open thriller

Rafael Nadal felt the heat as Dominic Thiem beat the world number one for the first time at a Grand Slam.

From The42 Unbelievable scenes as Roger Federer saves 7 match points in 'miracle' escape Take A Bow

Unbelievable scenes as Roger Federer saves 7 match points in 'miracle' escape

The six-time champion produced a remarkable escape.

From The42 Ash Barty beats Kvitova to end 36-year wait Ace

Ash Barty beats Kvitova to end 36-year wait

The home favourite proved too good for Petra Kvitova in the Australian Open quarter-finals.

From The42 Navratilova and McEnroe slam 'ventriloquist' Court as she's honoured in Australia Art V Artist

Navratilova and McEnroe slam 'ventriloquist' Court as she's honoured in Australia

The 24-time Grand Slam winner has often attracted controversy over her views on race and homosexuality.

From The42 Remarkable Australian Open run of 15-year-old Coco Gauff comes to an end Tennis

Remarkable Australian Open run of 15-year-old Coco Gauff comes to an end

Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic remains on course for a record-extending eighth Australian Open title.

From The42 Kyrgios comes through five-setter to book Nadal clash Man At Work

Kyrgios comes through five-setter to book Nadal clash

Despite taking a medical time-out with a hamstring injury in the first set, the home favourite beat Karen Khachanov in five to face the Spaniard.

From The42 Serena Williams suffers shock loss at Australian Open, ending record bid Upset

Serena Williams suffers shock loss at Australian Open, ending record bid

She was sensationally knocked out in the third round by China’s Wang Qiang.

From The42 Kyrgios apologises to team for being 'a bit of a d***head' Remorse

Kyrgios apologises to team for being 'a bit of a d***head'

The Australian hurled expletives to his players’ box during his second-round win at the Australian Open.

From The42 Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires Oz

Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires

The 24-year-old enjoyed a straight sets victory over Italian Lorenzo Sonego.

From The42 15-year-old Coco Gauff stuns Venus Williams once again at Australian Open Make It A Double

15-year-old Coco Gauff stuns Venus Williams once again at Australian Open

‘That was really difficult,’ the American teenager said after the first round clash.

From The42 Monfils nursing injury after hurting hand playing computer game Australian Open

Monfils nursing injury after hurting hand playing computer game

The men’s tenth seed gets his Australian Open campaign underway on Tuesday.

From The42 Coco Gauff v Venus Williams rematch the highlight of Australian Open draw Tennis

Coco Gauff v Venus Williams rematch the highlight of Australian Open draw

Gauff/Williams winner could potentially face defending champion Naomi Osaka in the third round.

From The42 'I just couldn’t breathe anymore' - Tennis player abandons Australian Open match played in thick smoke Poor Air Conditions

'I just couldn’t breathe anymore' - Tennis player abandons Australian Open match played in thick smoke

Slovenian Dalila Jakupovic had a coughing fit on court at Melbourne Park and was forced to retire.

From The42 Serena Williams ends three-year title drought in Auckland Winning Ways

Serena Williams ends three-year title drought in Auckland

Williams beat fellow American Jessica Pegula 6-3 6-4 in the women’s final in New Zealand.

From The42 US Open champion and Canadian teen star withdraws from Australian Open No Show

US Open champion and Canadian teen star withdraws from Australian Open

Bianca Andreescu will not have the chance to secure back-to-back grand slams, withdrawing with a knee injury.

From The42 Grounded! Greece star Tsitsipas injures father with racket in on-court outburst Lost The Cool This post contains videos

Grounded! Greece star Tsitsipas injures father with racket in on-court outburst

After hitting his father with his racket during an angry swipe, Stefanos Tsitsipas insisted it had been accidental.

From The42 Smoke delays unlikely at Australian Open, say organisers On Schedule

Smoke delays unlikely at Australian Open, say organisers

Novak Djokovic suggested postponing the start of the tournament if conditions did not improve.

From The42 Tennis star Nick Kyrgios pledges $200 per ace to victims of Australian bushfires Donation

Tennis star Nick Kyrgios pledges $200 per ace to victims of Australian bushfires

The Australian hopes to use his powerful serve to help those who have been affected by the fires.

From The42 Murray to miss Australian Open with injury Setback

Murray to miss Australian Open with injury

The 32-year-old suffered a pelvic problem playing for Great Britain in the Davis Cup last month

From The42 2010 French Open winner 'back in action' following cancer diagnosis Recovery

2010 French Open winner 'back in action' following cancer diagnosis

Francesca Schiavone originally retired last year after 22 seasons in the sport.

From The42 Former world number one Wozniacki announces retirement at 29 Family Life

Former world number one Wozniacki announces retirement at 29

The Dane will hang up her racket after next month’s Australian Open.

From The42 'I will never retire!' Federer not thinking about calling it a day Like A Fine Wine

'I will never retire!' Federer not thinking about calling it a day

However, the 38-year-old admitted he is relishing the freedom retirement will bring.

From The42 Tearful Troicki says sorry as Serbia suffer heartbreaking Davis Cup defeat to Russia Giveth And Taketh

Tearful Troicki says sorry as Serbia suffer heartbreaking Davis Cup defeat to Russia

Serbia had hoped to mark Janko Tipsarevic’s farewell by winning the Davis Cup, but Russia ruined those plans in Madrid on Friday.

From The42 Tournament debutant Tsitsipas overcomes Thiem in thriller to win ATP Finals title Greece Lightning

Tournament debutant Tsitsipas overcomes Thiem in thriller to win ATP Finals title

Stefanos Tsitsipas and Dominic Thiem served up a classic at the O2 Arena and it was the Greek who came out on top.

From The42 Near-flawless Federer outclasses Djokovic to avenge Wimbledon defeat and reach ATP semis FedEx

Near-flawless Federer outclasses Djokovic to avenge Wimbledon defeat and reach ATP semis

The Swiss 38-year-old feels he ‘played incredible’ at London’s O2 Arena.

From The42 Tears of joy as Murray seals miraculous European Open win Mint Condition This post contains videos

Tears of joy as Murray seals miraculous European Open win

Winning an ATP Tour title in 2019 was far beyond the expectations of an emotional Andy Murray.

From The42 38-year-old Federer to play French Open ahead of gold medal bid in Tokyo Grand Slam

38-year-old Federer to play French Open ahead of gold medal bid in Tokyo

Federer has only won the French Open once.

From The42 'I'll remember this day for the rest of my life' - Teenage star Gauff wins first WTA title Breakthrough

'I'll remember this day for the rest of my life' - Teenage star Gauff wins first WTA title

The 15-year-old triumphed in the final in Linz against Jelena Ostapenko.

From The42 Fuming Andy Murray tells Fognini to 'shut up' during bad-tempered exchange in Shanghai No Love Lost

Fuming Andy Murray tells Fognini to 'shut up' during bad-tempered exchange in Shanghai

The two players confronted one another in a lengthy exchange at the 2019 Shanghai Masters.

From The42 Former world number one Osaka changes coach for second time this year Alternative

Former world number one Osaka changes coach for second time this year

The 21-year-old has announced she will no longer be working with Jermaine Jenkins.

From The42 Rafa Nadal emotional after 'crazy' US Open final win over Medvedev New York Minute

Rafa Nadal emotional after 'crazy' US Open final win over Medvedev

The Spaniard edged it 7-5 6-3 5-7 4-6 6-4 in an extraordinary decider on the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

From The42 Williams slams 'inexcusable' performance as wait for record-equalling win goes on US Open

Williams slams 'inexcusable' performance as wait for record-equalling win goes on

Teenager Bianca Andreescu stunned the American in Saturday’s final.

From The42 A star is born: 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu beats Serena Williams to win US Open US Open This post contains videos

A star is born: 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu beats Serena Williams to win US Open

Andreescu beat Serena Williams in straight sets, 6-3 7-5, at Flushing Meadows.

From The42 Nadal progresses to 27th Grand Slam final with gritty straight-set victory Patience

Nadal progresses to 27th Grand Slam final with gritty straight-set victory

The second seed will meet Daniil Medvedev to battle it out for the US Open title.

From The42 Favourite Nadal battles into US Open semis as rising star Berrettini wins thriller Stateside Affairs This post contains videos

Favourite Nadal battles into US Open semis as rising star Berrettini wins thriller

The pair will do battle tomorrow after their respective victories.

From The42 Federer stunned by Dimitrov as he suffers US Open quarter-final defeat Exit Door

Federer stunned by Dimitrov as he suffers US Open quarter-final defeat

The Bulgarian becomes the lowest-ranked US Open semi-finalists in 20 years.

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